Half day private Tour of Edo-wonderland in Narita

Unique Experience

Yoshihisa O.

5.00(13) reviews
Narita
English, French, Japanese (Native)
4 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 6 people

Near Narita airport, there is a hidden Edo-wonderland where you can experience a real Edo-life and local food. Because it is located near Narita airport, you can take maximum benefit of your time . Just spare short hours with me before or after your journey in Japan. As a native guide to this area, I wish to share this precious moment with you.

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

Narita station (JR, Keisei Line) or at your hotel in Narita

Visit to Boso-no-mura, Chiba prefectural open air Edo-museum, a merchant house street and farmhouses

Experience the life of Edo-period, craft making, cooking, tasting traditional Japanese local food, Ukiyo-e printing, tea ceremony etc etc

Wearing costumes and armours of Samurai, Ninja, Samurai ladies etc etc , for all generation aging from baby to adults

Ending Point

Narita station (JR, Keisei Line) or at your hotel in Narita

What to Expect

Only a few kilometers away from Narita Airport, there is Boso-no-mura open air museum, a real hidden gem of Edo-period. There, you can put yourself in a true ambiance of Edo town in the middle of wooden merchant houses, farmhouses. Also, you can enjoy a lot of experiences, ranging from artcratfts, farming, wearing Edo-samurai costumes, cooking and eating traditional food. Since this is a public facility, all are meant not necessarily for tourists, but a local amusement/educational facility and are reasonably priced. You can enjoy the full benefit of this wide and rich true Edo-wonderland in Narita.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee

What‘s not included

transportation expense (you and guide) from Narita station to/from Boso-no-mura (approxi. 1,000 yen pp), transportation expense to/from hotel(in case of pick up at hotel), experience expenses ( ie costume rentals (1-5k yen max 3 hours), wearing armours (300 yen ), tea ceremony (300- 450 yen), soba(buckweat) noodle making (1,400 yen group) etc etc) meals (you and guid if any)

Important Information

My tours basically start and end in the Tokyo area. Please note if start from outside Tokyo, transportation fee (to and from) for guide incurred will be added. I would also appreciate being asked about the availability before booking.

Mondays are closed.

Experiences are conducted daily, except on Mondays (museum closed). The contents of the experiences differ depending on the day.

If you have additional two hours, we can extend the tour also to Shinsho-ji temple (please refer to my relevant tour).

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

Reviews

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Linda H.

Feb 13, 2020

Tokyo in a day

Yoshihisa put together a tailor made itinerary which worked perfectly incorporating the highlights of Tokyo. We communicated well, exchanging ideas and information all in a very prompt and timely manner given the time difference. Yoshihisa is well travelled, charming and informative, l wouldn't hesitate to book him again or recommend.

Yoshihisa O.

Thank you Linda for your generous words. It was really an exciting moment that I traveled with you in Tokyo. Your enthusiasm of knowing about this city and country encouraged me a lot and made me feel rewarded when we finished our tour. Though we have covered a good part of the city, there are a lot more to dig into, so I trully look forward to seeing you again and share this great moment again with you. Yoshihisa

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Ronel P.

Feb 1, 2020

A tour guide and a friend.

The weather is cold and its raining, but this guy never stops showing us the views of Narita. It was almost 7pm when the tour was over, we’re about to leave Japan at the departure lobby when i found out that my bag is missing and realized i forgot the bag in the restaurant where we eat ramen. Yoshihisa is the first person entered into my mind to ask for help. He answered quickly without hesitation, he took the train, went back to the restaurant and brought my missing bag within 30min. I dont know how i will thank this guy that time. It’s our first time in Japan with a good guide, very professional, he got knowledge, speaks very calm and friendly, Its unforgettable. I highly recommend Yoshihisa for those who wanted to visit Japan, you can’t go wrong. Thank you so much Mister Yoshihisa, I hope we will see each other again my guide, and my friend. Ronel

Yoshihisa O.

Thank you Ronel for having stopt over to Narita despite your tight Schedule and also for your generous words. The weather was wet and cold, but was warm in my heart. From the moment that we met at the gate, I didn't feel like we met for the first time. I was glad that you enjoyed every feature of the temple, the gate, the insence burner, the tower, the front market etc. Yes, the incident at the end was a bit surprise, but even pleasant. It even added a good memory of our friendship. Now I can't believe that it was such a short period of time that we were together. You stay always in my heart with a good memory of an evening in Narita, and I am looking forward to seeing you again. Thank you . Yoshihisa

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Serena D.

Jan 25, 2020

Very Helpful

I had Yoshihisa meet my family of 9 at the airport and get us to our accomodation in Shinagawa. He helped us get our train tickets, suica card and even hire a mobile phone. Fantastic commmunication. Highly recommend.

Yoshihisa O.

Thank you Serena for your generous comment. It was really a fun for me too to be with a family like yours. I hope you all had great time in Japan. Though it was unfortunate that we missed an Opportunity to spend a full day traveling in Tokyo because of the volcanic eruption in the Philippines, I am hoping that we have another Opportunity to meet and spend great time together like we did this time. Wishing all the best to you and your family, Yoshihisa

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Quennie W.

Jan 20, 2020

Very accommodating and friendly!

Thanks Yoshihisa for all your help!

Yoshihisa O.

Thank you Quennie. I hope your layover in Tokyo went smooth and all your family were happy. I look forward to the next Opportunity to meet and travel in Tokyo together. Wishinf all the happiness for you and your family, Yoshihisa

$130/ per group

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