Cruise around Japan – tours starting from a cruise ship

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    • #5742
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      KlausK
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      Hi,

      we just booked a cruise around Japan and Korea. As our son is using an electrical wheelchair (190kg) and we look for travel/transportation support in the different cities we are travelling to, as we would like to do indiviual sightseeing. Also the recomendation of a tour guide would be apprechiated. Unfortunately I could not find out so far, if there are wheelchair taxis available as well, since this could be a good solution too.

      Here is our timetable

      from: YOK-TOKYO (YOKOHAMA), JAPAN
      to: BAO-SHANGHAI (BAOSHAN), CHINA

      Date Arrival Leave Harbour
      12.10.19 –:– –:– TOKYO (YOKOH ChkIn
      13.10.19 –:– 11:00 TOKYO (YOKOH Pier
      14.10.19 09:00 23:59 KOBE – JAPA Pier
      15.10.19 –:– –:– AT SEA See
      16.10.19 08:00 17:00 HIROSHIMA – Pier
      17.10.19 10:00 18:00 KOCHI – JAP Pier
      18.10.19 08:00 18:00 BEPPU – JAP Pier
      19.10.19 12:00 –:– KAGOSHIMA – Pier
      20.10.19 –:– 17:00 KAGOSHIMA – Pier
      21.10.19 10:30 20:45 FUKUOKA – J Pier
      22.10.19 08:00 18:00 BUSAN – SOU Pier
      23.10.19 07:00 16:00 JEJU ISLAND Pier
      24.10.19 09:00 19:00 SEOUL (INCHE Pier
      25.10.19 –:– –:– AT SEA See
      26.10.19 06:00 –:– SHANGHAI (BA ChkOut

      Any kind of tip is highly apreaciated.

      Thanks in advance

      Klaus

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    • #5743
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      Accessible Japan
      Keymaster

      Hello,

      Unfortunately, accessible tourism is just getting started in smaller cities, so it can be hard to find a guide and accessible transportation.

      However, I know someone who works for a large taxi company that has accessible taxis across the country, and I believe many of the drivers can act as guides.

      I think they have taxis in Korea as well.  I’ll get him to chime in!

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    • #5747
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      Accessible Japan
      Keymaster

      Hello again,

      My friend at Daiichi Kotsu said to give you his email.  I don’t want to post it on a public site, so I will send it by email.

    • #5827

      Hi,

      I am a former onboard port lecturer/destination expert on Japan for a major cruise line.  I started my company to assist cruise passengers that want to explore the ports independently.  We have a private guide service and often assist passengers with various levels of mobility.

      If you go to https://www.facebook.com/Japaneseports/, you can schedule a free consultation, so we can talk in more detail about your specific needs and how we can help.

      Happy Cruising,

      Heather

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    • #5829

      P.S. – Our guides work with Daiichi Kotsu at many ports too.

       

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