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One day walking+getting on a bus tour in Nara

Miwako O.

5.00(2) reviews
English, Japanese (Native)
8 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 5 people

Nara park is a huge park. To save our energy and time, we get on a bus bound for the parking lot of Kasuga grand shrine from the JR or Kintetsu Nara station. From the parking lot we will reach the second gate of Kasuga grand shrine soon. While strolling around the area, let's breath in refreshing air and enjoy serene atmosphere♪


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Meeting Point

At Kintetsu or JR Nara station

Kasuga grand shrine

Todaiji temple

Nara park

Nigatsudo hall of Todaiji

National treasure hall of Kofukuji temple

Ancient Nara town

Ending Point

At Kintetsu or JR Nara station or the final destination

What to Expect

You can expect as follows;)

*Kasuga grand shrine

I’ll explain about the relations between wild deer and this shrine!

*Todaiji temple

The Great image of Buddha is so astonishing! Giving you some quizzes about the image of Buddha!

*Nara park

You can feed wild deer with crackers sold at the stands.

*Nigatsudo hall of Todaiji

Known as the place of an annual fire festival. Expecting a spectacular view of Nara city from here.

*National treasure hall of Kofukuji temple

Ashura, a popular image of Kofukuji can be seen here.

*We will stroll in ancient Nara town

We will enter a merchant house (free) and a museum of arts and crafts in Nara (free), stop by shops, tasting local Sake (if you like, but it costs 500yen), go to a local small shrine, and so on.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee

What‘s not included

transportation fee (you and guide), meal fee, entrance fee,

Important Information

*Before booking my tour, please give me your details a week of the tour in advance.

*This tour is not covered by insurance. Please take part in this tour at your own risk.

*At some places including shrines, temples and so on, Japanese currency is only available. I recommend you will have Japanese currency before the tour starts.

* One merchant houses is closed on Monday (if Monday is a national holiday, the following day is closed) and from late December to early January. The other one is closed on Wednesday (if Wednesday is a national holiday, it is open).

The museum of arts and crafts is closed on Monday (if Monday is a national holiday, the following day is closed), the following day of a national holiday, and from late December to early January.

*Admission fee at Kasuga grand shrine is 500 yen for adult

at Todaiji Great image of Buddha's hall is 600 yen for adult

at National treasure hall of Kofukuji temple is 700 yen for adult

*Transportation fee (bus) from JR or Kintetsu Nara station to Kasuga grand shrine is 210 yen.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time



Nga D.

Nov 12, 2019

Knowledgeable, kind and patient Tour Guide we’re luckily had.

We’re very happy to have Ms. Miwako as our tour guide on November 11 2019. She is very knowledgeable about Nara and its attractions. Best, she knows how to accommodate our interests. She’s kind, patient; she answered our questions thouroughly. After a day with her, we feel like we had a new friend. We are sure will recommend her to my friends or family members if they have a chance to visit Nara . Thank so much, Ms. Miwako, for you good service, we have had really good time with you, ❤️?? Nga Doan and Family,

Miwako O.

Dear Ms Nga and her family Thank you so much for joining my tour and your heart-warmed review. I am very happy to have such lovely guests as all of you. I have the same feeling as you have. I feel like having important friends. All of your kindness have warmed my heart. Also, thank you so much for treating me persimmon juice and sweet Mochi as a souvenir. I had Mochi with my husband. I hope you will have a nice trip in Nara on the rest days. Horyuji temple, Yakushiji temple, Toshodaiji temple, Asuka village, Mt Yoshino in Nara are worth visiting. Today I guided my guests in Kyoto. Tenryuji temple and Kinkakuji have slight colored leaves. When you visit Kyoto, you will enjoy beautiful colored leaves. Thank you so much again. Please enjoy Japan. Best regards Miwako


Ambre M.

Jul 23, 2019

Miwako a.k.a. Olive was fantastic!

Miwako met us at our hotel with a sign and was so thoughtful about our trip. We only had about 6 hours, so she had carefully planned out our agenda so we could maximize our time in Osaka. She had a great suggestion to get a weekend/holiday subway pass and that saved us thousands of yen. She really knew the history of the area and was so kind to me and my family. There were several times when she talked to the merchants for us and secured better deals than we would have on our own. Again, such a great day in Osaka with a wonderful guide!

Miwako O.

Dear Ms. Ambre Thank you so much for having taking part in my tour and showing a great interest in Osaka. Also, thank you so much for your sweet compliment. I'm reminiscing you, your mother, friend and son. All of you are so lovely and kind not only to me but also other foreign visitors and shop and restaurant clerks. When we meet up, you came to me in full smile and took pictures with me. At the moment I was so happy to be blessed with such lovely guests as you. I'm impressed with your son's knowledge about Japanese history as well. I'm glad to know you enjoyed the tour and soul food in Osaka. Next time you will try Kushikatsu, which are deep-fried skewers. I hope I will meet you again. Thank you so much again for giving me a wonderful opportunity to have guided you. From Miwako

$236/ per group