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Walking along historical trail of Nara(1):Samurai road

Nature & Outdoor

Yasuhisa K.

5.00(2) reviews
Nara
English
4 hours 30 min
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 6 people

Walking along historical trail between Nara and Yagyu where was used to be the mecca of swordsmanship "Kenjyutu" during Edo era. As Yagyu family was a leader of Yagyu Shinkage Ryu, one of the stile of Japanese swordsmanships, many samurais visited Yagu to learn the skill through the trail. You can enjoy such old trail thinking about samurai who were eager to improve the skill of swordsmanship.

Meeting Point

At your Hotel in Nara. Tour will first go to Enshoji by bus.

Enshouji (Enshou temple) founded in 10 century and is famous about beautiful gate and garden. It worships Buddha image made by famous engraver

Walking along the trail in the mountain. You can enjoy primeval forest of Kasuga Taisha and agriculture communities (about 15km).

Rest at a traditional tea house at the pass of the mountain.

Visiting many stone Buddha scattering along the trail.

Visiting Sinyakushiji (Shinyakushi temple) where is famous for twelve heavenly generals.

Ending Point

At your Hotel in Nara Tour return to Nara by bus from Jyoruri temple.

What to Expect

ou can enjoy the atmosphere of the historical trail where many Samurai walked. Through the trail you can also enjoy the old days of Nara, natural habitat, rural lifestyle of the people. You may encounter with some animals mainly birds.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up in Nara city

What‘s not included

transportation fee,lunch, entrance fee,

Important Information

I can guide you the tours in Kyoto and Osaka. However such tours will be prepared in customized manner in accordance with your request, if my transportation fees from Nara to either Kyoto or Osaka are paid by you.

As the tour is 4 hours walking in the mountain. you may need the appropriate wears and shoes. Total tour takes about 4 hours plus bus trip.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 8 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 3 to 7 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 2 day(s) prior to meeting time

Reviews

Aaron F.

Dec 18, 2019

Amazing superguide

Yasuhisa speaks perfect English and knows Nara and the surrounding cities and towns backward and forward. But more important, there's nothing he can't do. We asked him for a custom tour with lots of planning, unusual requests, and long hours. He accommodated it all, in some cases beyond what anyone could reasonably expect. He has my highest possible recommendation.

Yasuhisa K.

Thank you very much for your kind words. I was also very happy to guide you in Nara.

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Elena P.

Apr 16, 2019

Very good experience

Great at everything: English, knowledge of history, attention to customer and ability to navigate in Kyoto

Yasuhisa K.

Elena Thank you very much for your kind and nice comments.It might be difficult to arrange the tour in Kyoto that can be satisfied by both adult and children. Hoping to continue nice tours in Hiroshima, Osaka and Hakone. I could discuss more about the fisheries issues in US and Canada..

$126/ per person

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