Half Day In Fukuoka With A Local

Vibrant street food culture, neon cityscapes and Japan’s gateway to Asia.

  • Private &

  • 4 hours

  • From
    $41.25  USD per person based on 8 adults

  • Walking

  • Multiple languages available (including English)

What you’ll do

You’ll spend a morning (or afternoon, or even something between the two) with one of our local Fukuoka hosts as you explore the vibrant city of Fukuoka together!

Fukuoka has everything you’d expect from a Japanese city - ramen, neon lights, green spaces, funky urban street culture and shopping galore. You’ll discover its unique quirks as you hit the streets with your host and embrace the cultural amalgamation that is Fukuoka.

You could explore the famous Dazaifu Denmangu Shrine (where students go to get blessings before their exams) or pick up some traditional sweets and green tea from a nearby kiosk.

Although half a day isn’t nearly enough time to see all there is to see in Fukuoka, your host will ensure you get an authentic taste of the city’s highlights.

Speaking of tastes, yatai are renowned outdoor food trucks that are unique to Fukuoka - rest your legs and stop off for some ramen as you chat to your host, getting all sorts of tips on more exciting destinations to visit during the rest of your stay!

Experience highlights

  • Spend half a day with your host who will create an experience of Fukuoka that's fully customized to your interests and what you'd most like to see

  • See Fukuoka’s iconic attractions as well as a few off the beaten path spots

  • Discover the highlights of the area or neighborhood that you explore through the eyes of your host - a local

  • Enjoy some Fukuoka ramen from an outdoor yatai

  • Get tips from your host and ask any questions you have about exploring the city

Good to know

What’s included

  • Private and personalised experience
  • 4 hours with a host
  • Walking experience ( if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options )
  • Hotel meet-up ( available on request for central location )

What’s not included

  • Food and drink
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuities (optional)

Meet-up point

  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

Cancellation policy

  • Cancel 7 days before the experience for a full refund

How it works

  • Tell us your preferences and book

    See an experience you like and book it. We will ask a few questions to build the right experience with you.

  • Just right for you

    We’ll pair you with the right host based on your personality and interests. Trust us, we know all our hosts personally.

  • The fun bit

    Spend time in the city with your carefullyselected host. You have an itinerary but it’s unscripted so it’s up to you and your host where you go and what you do.

Hello curious traveler! If you’re unsure about what experience to book or would like more information on how it all works, just email me with any questions or plans you may have. I or someone from our Customer Experience Team will get in touch so we can suggest the perfect personalized experience for you.

If you prefer to speak to someone, feel free to send us your WhatsApp or cell number and we’ll give you a call back.

Reviews for this experience


5 average | 2 reviews

August 2019

4 hours in Fukuoka, Your way

Masumi Endo was EXCELLENT. She was in contact with us via e-mail before the trip and was punctual, knowledgeable and flexible regarding itinerary on day of trip. We basically went on a FOOD tour of the city that was SO tasty and fun! On her own time, she came back with us on the subway at the "end of the tour time" to make sure that we got off at the right stop. Above and beyond the call of duty! Highly recommend.

Review by Lauren F


5 average | 2 reviews

August 2019

Everything I expected and more!

This was my first trip to Japan and I loved it. I was particularly interested in Fukuoka’s live music scene and nightlife. My tour guide, Masumi, was excellent. She shared useful info about the city, and introduced me to some great jazz and rock venues. I was even able to catch a live concert, thanks to her recommendations. A very fun tour! Recommended!

Review by Albith D


5 average | 1 reviews

August 2019

Exploring Fukuoka with a local!

My local guide, Jessica, was just a really pleasant host. She took all my interest into account and was very knowledgable about the places. I really enjoyed my time exploring Nazoin temple and Fukuoka tower with Jessica. This is a trip that I'll highly recommend to anyone who has only 1 day in Fukuoka.

Review by Malini R

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