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Customer Reviews for Nara Tours

    Christopher ( United States )

    My sister, niece and I spent three amazing days with Seiko. We had so much fun, we wanted to have more days! She is so full of knowledge about Japanese culture, food, history, and art. She navigated us swiftly and effortless around Kyoto, Nara, and Osaka, and showed us many hidden jewels we would have missed if we had been on our own. She is also super sweet, a great conversationalist, and a lot of fun. After Day 1, she already felt like a old family friend. We hope to see her again!! view more

    Susan ( United States )

    Our group of four thoroughly enjoyed our time with Richard. He is knowledgeable about Japan and we saw many interesting sights in Osaka and Nara. Richard shares of himself and his background and he took good care of each member of our group. We ate and drank well, learned a lot and had a lot of laughs. We recommend Richard highly. view more

    Jayne ( Japan )

    We booked our trip in country and at late notice. Akira met us at our hotel and took us by train and bus to Nara. He was very factual but not boring and explained everything we asked about including some japanese customs and words. Because I have walking issues he tailored the trip to accomodate me but still we managed to see lots of things. Afterwards he recommended a very good place to eat in Nara and joined us there at our invitation. I would recommend using this method of seeing places as th... view more

    Alberto ( Spain )

    Yoji es un guia muy amable y atento, nos explicó todas las principales características de lo que vimos nos hizo fotos muy bonitas, y cuando hubo una complicación ya que no se pudo visitar un santuario por un rito religioso no esperado, supo encontrar una alternativa de inmediato. Acabamos muy contentos con la experiencia! view more

    Diane ( Japan )

    We had a half day your with Eric in Kyoto. He meet us promptly at the station as planned and was very well prepared with background info on Japan history and culture relevant to what we were going to see. Eric led us to two temples and a shrine very efficiently with lots of insightful info. It was a great tour. view more

    Joey ( Singapore )

    Right from the beginning in curating the tour itinerary to recommending restaurants to taking note of specific request to visit some attractions, Aimu has been very obliging and personable. It was a very well planned day tour. Truly a very good guide. Thank you, Aimu! view more

    Mike ( United States )

    Moe was fantastic! She met us at our hotel in Osaka and we were off to Nara. We took the train and lots of time to chat with her about Nara and the history of the area. She was very knowledgeable of the area and showed us some great sites. For lunch she took us to one of her favorite spots and it was delicious. A real locals joint. She was sweet and funny. Her English was impeccable. At the end of the tour she gave us a list of her favorite hot spots to visit for the rest of our trip. Her sake b... view more

    Amy ( United States )

    Yumiko was a great guide for Nara. She laid out a great plan for the day and took us to all the sites. I would definitely recommend Yumiko to our friends. Her English was perfect and she had great knowledge of all the sites. We got to witness a Shinto wedding ceremony! It was a super hot day but she packed a lot of great sites in one day. I don’t think we would’ve seen so much on our own. She even found a terrific pizza restaurant to cool off and have lunch. You will not regret hiring her for t... view more

    Francois ( United States )

    We spent a great day with Makoto. His English is perfect and he really showed us everything we wanted to see in Nara (and more). The sites are rather spread out and therefore if you want to be efficient, you really need the help of a guide. It would have taken us twice the amount of time to figure out where to go on our own, and Makoto was very helpful not only to make our day smooth, but also to explain everything. We really do recommend him for a day in Nara. You will not be disappointed. ... view more

    Joy ( Australia )

    Kazu was very knowledgeable, friendly and very accommodating. He met us at our hotel and explained how we would spend the day. He showed us how to use the subway and bus systems, provided excellent information about the places we visited. He also gave us valuable historical feedback. His research and level of communication was excellent. We thoroughly recommend Kazu as a tour guide. view more

    David ( United States )

    This was such a great day in Nara. Takatoshi took us all over, showing us the highlights and adding a lot of history and depth at each location. He was able to answer every question we had about the different places with great detail which I really liked. He also knows the city since he lives in the area and was able to take us to cool places that I would never have even known existed. His English proficiency is also one of the best we had in Japan which makes a huge difference. If you are think... view more

    Jorge ( Spain )

    Todo perfecto con Agustín. Se adapta a tus necesidades y tenerlo como guía ha sido una experiencia muy positiva. Conoce a la perfección la zona y las costumbres como un local. Gracias a él visitamos rincones que como turistas no hubiéramos conocer. view more