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English Speaking Guides

ASAKURA Takenori

I like to entertain people with warm hospitality. I will readily do whatever I can do so that you may be able to enjoy your trip to the fullest.

ASAKURA Takenori

April

I was born and raised in Nara, and I love taking pictures of Nara's landscapes. I want to introduce unique experiences that can only be found in Nara to more people.

April

IMANISHI Michiko

Cheerful, energetic and knowledgeable. A great sense of humor. Attuned to every need of people from many different cultures. Can work as a translator and an interpreter as well as a tour guide. My motto is to be enjoyable, well-organized, adaptable, and kind.

IMANISHI Michiko

IWAHASHI Megumi

My nickname is Meg. Born and raised in Osaka, live in Ikaruga, Nara. Bird lover. Certified Tour Guide/Certified Local Tour Guide of Nara Pref. I will help international guests make the most out of their time in Japan.

IWAHASHI Megumi

IWAI Masako

Hello, I am Masako. I was born and raised in Nara. With a long history of more than 1400 years, Nara is filled with historic sites and magnificent sightseeing spots. If you are interested in exploring such a lovely place with a local guide, please feel free to contact me. I would like to assist you in having an enjoyable time!

IWAI Masako

IWAMOTO Yoshifumi

I am Yoshi, a Nara Local Government Licensed Guide Interpreter and also, a National Government  Licensed Interpreter. I can show you not only major tourist spots but also shops and delicious food that only locals know. I am looking forward to sharing wonderful moments with you !

IWAMOTO Yoshifumi

KURODA Yumi

Hello. I’m an English guide, English teacher, wife and mother of two children (grown up). I love hiking eating (of course drinking too!) Why don’t you have a great time with me and the dearest deer in Nara?
I'm looking forward to hearing from you!

KURODA Yumi

KUROMATSU Noriko

I am Noriko. I've been attracted to the Nara's interesting culture and breathtaking scenery. I am sure that you can discover the charms of Nara once you join a tour with me. My experience and knowledge on Nara will make your stay more meaningful!

KUROMATSU Noriko

Kazu

I'm a friendly person who loves meeting new people. Born and raised in Nara prefecture, I am proud of the expansive blue sky that stretches over its mountains. I'm excited to invite you to explore this enchanting place, adorned with stunning scenery.

Kazu

MIYAMATO Naoto

Experienced sightseeing guide as well as efficient business interpreter.

MIYAMATO Naoto

MORITA Hideki


Feel free to rely on me for outdoor activities, including mountain climbing, backcountry skiing, and stream climbing. I am well-versed in Shugendo, shrines and temples, and have expertise in exploring ancient tombs. Leveraging my position in the second-class travel industry, I can provide comprehensive services as well.

MORITA Hideki

MORITA Munekazu

Area: Throughout Nara Prefecture, especially focusing on the Asuka, Kashihara, and Sakurai regions.

A high reputation for leveraging an extensive overseas experience to introduce the unique and positive aspects of Japan that visitors from abroad are interested in.

MORITA Munekazu

NAKATSU Kenichi

I will help you to discover the wonders of Nara with the utmost spirit of hospitality and good knowledge of art and local culture. For more details, please visit my website.

NAKATSU Kenichi

NISHIGUCHI Noriko

I like walking and I walked the Shikoku pilgrimage route ( about 1,200km ) and the Spanish pilgrimage route called French way (about 800km). I accepted the local people's hospitality. Now I will guide the southwestern part of Nara Basin. The area flourished before 7th century. Let's enjoy walking together.

NISHIGUCHI Noriko

OOI Hitoha

I can explain Japanese culture based on my own experience!

OOI Hitoha

SHIMOMURA Sachiko

The deep charm of ancient Nara- the World Heritage site of old temples and pilgrimage routes, cherry blossoms in Mt. Yoshino, beautiful nature represented by autumn leaves in Murou, the delicious restaurants and sake breweries scattered in the old town and the Totsukawa Hot Spring flowing directly from the source- I hope to share with and you to enjoy it to your heart's content.

SHIMOMURA Sachiko

SUGIMOTO Mitsue

I'm a local guide in Nara. I'd like to introduce tourists to not only famous places but lesser-known sites or local culture.

SUGIMOTO Mitsue

WATANABE Megumi

Nara is a pleasant place on the eyes and mind. I'm sure you would enjoy the rich history and legends as well as the beautiful scenery. Let's go on a trip together.

WATANABE Megumi
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