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An excursion from Narita to a small historic city, Sawara

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Are you going to stay in Narita or transit at Narita Airport? If so, this excursion is just right for you.

A day trip to Sawara, a small historic city near Narita.

You can walk in a traditional Edo-era townscape, enjoy a leisurely cruise along the river, go to a Japanese Sake brewery for a tour and tasting. I hope you will fully enjoy yourself in Sawara. Departure from Tokyo is also welcome.

Narita Tour Guide - Nobu S.
Nobu S.
4.66 / 5
(89 reviews)
08:00 AM

Meeting Point

At Narita Airport, JR Narita Station or your hotel (Narita area or Tokyo area)

A nostalgic Edo-era townscape

Leisurely cruise on a small boat along the Ono River

Tokun Sake Brewery

Inoh Tadataka Museum

Katori-jingu Shrine (Option)

Ending Point

At Narita Airport, Narita Station or your hotel (Narita area or Tokyo area)

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

guide fee, meeting point pick-up in Narita or Tokyo area

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What‘s not included

transportation fee (you and guide), lunch, entrance fee, taxi or rental bicycle fee (you and guide, if necessary)

Tour Important Information

- Comfortable shoes are recommended (We will walk approximately 2 hours' distance in total)

- If starting from the Narita area, we will use local trains

- If starting form the Tokyo area, we will use a highway bus from the Yaesu Exit of Tokyo Station

- Walk in a nostalgic townscape (about 1 hour)

- Enjoy a leisurely cruise along the Ono River (about 30 minutes)

- Learn about the most famous land surveyor in Japan, Inoh Tadakata (about 1 hour)

- Visit the Float Museum to see the parade floats for the festival (about 1 hour)

- (Optional) Visit Katori-jingu Shrine, one of the oldest shrines in Japan (about 30 minutes) *We would need to use a taxi or rent bicycles

- Enjoy a tour of a Japanese sake brewery, with a chance to taste the sake (about 30 minute tour)

How far from Narita Airport to Sawara?

Approximately 50 minutes from Narita Airport by local trains

How much is the transportation fee?

From Narita Aiprport, 1,520Yen per person round trip (760Yen x 2) by local trains

How much is the taxi fare from Sawara Station to Katori-Jingu?

It would be approximately 1,700Yen. (one way)

It takes 10-15 minutes depending on traffic conditions.

How much is the rental bicycle fee?

It is 500Yen for one day. Please note you are requested to return it before 4:30PM.

How much is each fee for museums, leisure boat, etc.?

Inoh Tadataka Museum: 500Yen for adult, 250Yen for child

Float Museum: 400Yen for adult, 200Yen for child

Boating on Ono River: 1,300Yen for adult, 700Yen for child

What kind of lunch can we have?

You can have various kinds of meal in Sawara.

For example, if you would like to have traditional Japanese food, a lunch box at Chiyofuku would be recommenable. It is from about 2,000Yen.

Sushi and Japanese noodle are also available at many places from around 1,000Yen.

There are also several Western style restaurants.

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I can guide you in Tohoku District including Akita, Aomori, Iwate, Fukushima, Miyagi and Yamagata only if you could bear my transportation fee of 8,000Yen. (Sorry, but I usually live in Chiba.)

For Kanto District including Chiba, Hakone, Ibaraki, Kamakura, Kanagawa, Mt. Fuji, Narita, Nikko, Saitama, Tochigi, Tokyo and Yokohama, the pick up fee is 3,000Yen.

If you would like me to guide you in any other area, please feel free to contact me.


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Narita Tour Reviews

A fun and interesting tour!

Nobu is an excellent guide with a friendly sense of humor. We had just enough time on our layover to see Naritasan Temple and the amazing gardens, to eat a delicious lunch including noodles, rice bowl and tender, tasty, grilled eel. He kept us on a tight schedule, seeing the most beautiful parts of the gardens, giving good explanations of the temple grounds, Buddhism and Shintoism, and even allowing a few minutes for souvenir shopping. I highly recommend Nobu!

Deneen C.

Thank you very much for your review. I am glad to know that you enjoyed the tour with me. Naritasan is an authentic and historically very important temple. It is possible for the tourists to visit by themselves, but I assume it will be more interesting if visiting with a good guide. Thank you again for having me as a guide. Nobu

Marilyn B.

Marilyn B.

5 / 5
Mar 18, 2024

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Fun in Fukagawa with Nobu

Nobu is an endearing guide who discussed Japan’s history and culture. We wanted an experience on the quieter side, meaning not a lot of tourists, so we had a custom tour of Fukagawa. With my sister in law and blind husband, we had leisurely walk through the “old downtown” of Tokyo or also known as Fukagawa. We visited a shrine, a temple, a Japanese garden and the Fukagawa Edo Museum. Nobu taught us the proper way to enter a shrine or temple - First, we bowed at the gate, then the water purification and finally the shrine and then a short walk to the temple. The Japanese tea garden was a contemplative, serene place where absorbing in your thoughts is meditative. Then, the Fukagawa Edo Museum where we learned about the peaceful Edo period and the replica of village life in Fukagawa. After, we had a wonderful delicious dinner at a Japanese/Chinese restaurant. Just incredible delicious food. Nobu, as our navigator through Tokyo’s complex and busy subway system, seamlessly eased our transfers and stops. We never lost sight of Nobu which comforted us while walking through the busy station. Nobu is a excellent guide who provides exceptional service to his clients.

Marilyn B.

Thank you very much for your review! I am glad to know that you enjoyed my tour. Fukagawa was a downtown in "Edo" and still remains good old day's Japan. It is always my great pleasure to guide my guests in this area. Also I learned a lot from you during the tour. Thank you again for having me as a guide. Nobu

M

Mary B.

5 / 5
Jan 2, 2024

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Outstanding!

My family and I were lucky to see Mt Fuji on a clear day. Nobu is an excellent guide. He knows where to find the excellent views of Mount Fuji and the he timed the visits to different sites to get the different view points of Mount Fuji and admire its splendor. I highly recommend Nobu, a local and private guide that provides some history of the sites you are visiting and knows the area and has the flexibility to change itineraries for some unexpected incidents.

Mary B.

Thank you very much for your review. I am glad to know that you enjoyed my tour. I am always happy if I can help my guests to make more enjoyable trip. Nobu

$366/ per group

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