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Highlights

  •   Todaiji-temple
  •   Nara deer park
  •   Kasuga ground shrine
  •   Kofukuji-temple
  •   Nara town

Information

City Nara
Meeting Point At your hotel
Ending Point At your hotel or your convenience place
Departure 09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Duration 8h   Flexible
Languages English (License)
Tour Type Private Tour ( only for you )
Number of people 1 ~ 10
Booking
8h
When?

People

252.00 USD

total price for up to 10 people

FREE cancelation 14 days prior

Extras (optional)

1 hour extension. 31.50 USD

What to Expect

It is quiet and spacious in Nara, compared to Kyoto or Osaka. I introduce three world heritage, Todaiji-temple Kasuga ground shrine, and Kofukuji-temple. Then we are browsing at Nara town, which was developped during Edo period by merchants. You can meet deer everywhere and feed them with deer biscuts. Hope you become Nara fun afterwards.


What‘s included

Guide fee

What‘s not included

Transportation fee (you and the guide), lunch, entrance fee, etc.

Extras (optional)

1 hour extension. 31.50 USD

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I extend your guiding hours?

Yes, you can. It will charge you or a group 3,000 JPY per hour. Please feel free to contact me.

How much is the transportation fee and entrance fee?

It takes about 1,200 JPY for one person from kyoto to Nara on one way. If you take a bus in Nara, it takes 500 JPY individualy. I t is possible to walk in Nara, if you prefer. Entrance fee for the temple and shrine is 500 each.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email
After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.
After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.
You’ll be able to see the guide’s e-mail address and phone number. You can contact your guide directly before the tour starts, and enjoy your tour on the day!
Please check the following link. https://triplelights.com/cancel
Yes, by using our secure online payment system, your payment information is encrypted and you are secured against fraud and unauthorized transaction. Your credit card or PayPal account will be charged upon booking. However, if the guide does not accept your booking, the amount will be credited back to the account from which the charge was drawn.
No, our prices are 100% booking fee free – meaning the price you see is the amount you pay.
It depends on the location of your hotel and places you visit. But to give you an idea, it costs about 200-300yen for one place to the other, and the total is about 1,000yen for a full day tour.
Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.
Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.
Yes you can, but you have to pay an extra charge per person. The price depends on which guide you choose.
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Reviews

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Evan
1 month ago , ( Family ) , From: United States

“ Pleasant but Uninformative ”

Kaoru was pleasant but overall uninformative providing us little information on sites we visited. She also didn't explain that we were going on trains to sites so we left our Japan rail pass at our apartment...She did have a pleasant demeanor and led us through sites once we arrived there..

Kaoru:
Dear Evan, Thank you very much for your comment. I apologize for not mentioning about JR pass and little information on site. It is grateful for me to know how incompetent I was. Your pointing out my mistakes will be useful from now. I determine not to repeat same mistakes and improve myself. I appreciate you very much. Yours faithfully, Kaoru

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Tom
1 month ago , ( Family ) , From: United States

“ Pleasant guide, very knowledgeable ”

Kaoru is a sweet and gentle person with much knowledge to share about Japan, customs, and Kyoto in particular. She speaks good English and is very pleasant to be with. My family took a custom tour with Kaoru and she started our day by explaining where we would go. As the day progressed, and my family over-stayed our time on some portions of the tour, Kaoru graciously worked with us to adapt the time remaining to the highest priority scenic venues. Kaoru used her expert knowledge to tailor our tour to the subjects we were interested in: architecture, gardens, and customs. All together we very much enjoyed Kaoru’s guidance and sharing of knowledge of the history and culture of Japan. The Japanese garden at the imperial palace is perhaps the finest Japanese garden we’ve ever toured. One particularly unique aspect of Kaoru’s tour were all of the transportation accommodations we exploited to move around Kyoto, including trains, subways, buses, trams and even a taxi. This helped us travel efficiently between venues and was a worthy experience in and of its self.

Kaoru:
Dear Tom, Thank you very much very for your lovely coment. You were smiling all the time and very kind to people met like an ambassador. It made me relaxing and enjoyable all the time. Inspite of a lot of changes of the transportation, you and your family never complained, very patient, and walked very well. The atmosphere of imperial palace matched your family. Especially you and your wife were the most suited visiters there, I am sure. You will be welcomed at any places not only Japan but also all over the world. Best wishes, Kaoru

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TINA
3 months ago , ( Family ) , From: United States

“ Kyoto highlights ”

Kaoru-San is so sweet and accommodating. She picked us up on time as we got off the train in Kyoto. We have been in constant contact prior to meeting up and Kaoru-San did her best to arrange to have all my must-see attractions squeezed into one day. She's super knowledgeable and very friendly. I would recommend her in a heartbeat. Thank you again. You made our day in Kyoto memorable!!

Kaoru:
Dear Tina-san, Thank you very much for your lovery review! You, your family, and your friend challenged a lot of things during one day trip from Tokyo, such as kimono wearing in the bamboo grove, visiting traditional places in Kyoto, cherry blossom viewing, etc. I was surprised you got up very early to catch the bullet train and prepared very well for you trip to Japan. It made the tour happy and enjoyable. Happines for everybody, I hope. Tha....Ajinomoto!!!

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Michael
3 months ago , ( Couple ) , From: United States

“ Great experience ”

We had a great time with Kaoru, who was very informative and showed us around Kyoto's highlights. Very personal and attentive and a warm personality.

Kaoru:
Thank you very much for your lovely message. I also learned a lot of things concerning great sightseeing spots all over the world from you and your wife!! It was wonderful time we shared! See you again!!

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Umberto
6 months ago , ( Family ) , From: Italy

“ An excellent guide. ”

I booked the guide for a friend of mine and his family. They told me she was a wonderful guide.

Kaoru:
Dear Umberto, Thank you for your kind message. Your friends and his family were so lucky to see snowy Golden Pavilion on that day!! And your idea and arrangement made the trip very nice, didn't they? I appreciate you booked me and using this useful system. It was fantastic FIT!!

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