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3 Hour-Transit Tour from Narita Airport

by Dai
(119) Reviews
3h $ 108 Price up to 6 people

Highlights

  • Visit Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple
  • Stroll Naritasan Park
  • Stroll Naritasan Omotesando Sreet
  • Enjoy traditional Japanese cuisine
  • Buy traditional Japanese souvenirs
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108.00 USD

Price up to 6 people
FREE cancelation 30 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra hour.
$ 27.00
Extra person.
$ 27.00
Hotel pick up in Narita area.
$ 9.00
Hotel drop off in Narita area.
$ 9.00

Overview

This is a tour for people of the layover. Starting from Narita Airport, we're going to Narita Station by train. And we will stroll Naritasan Omotesando Street. Then we will visit Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple with a history over 1,000 years. You can also visit Naritasan Park behind the temple. Here is a temple town, so you can feel the old-time atmosphere of the Edo Period.

What to Expect

This is a tour for people of the layover. If you have some spare time during the transit to the next flight, you can enjoy this " 3 Hour-Transit Tour from Narita Airport ". You will visit
Naritasan Omotesando Street, Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple and Naritasan Park.

Starting from Narita Airpot, we're going to Narita Station by train ( JR or Keisei Line ).
First we will go to Naritasan Omotesando Street.
The 800-meter-long road that leads from JR/Keisei Narita Station to the main gate of Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple is lined with numerous restaurants and souvenir shops bustle with pilgrims and other visitors throughout the year. Strolling on the street, you will be attracted by appetizing smells ( especially broiled eel ), souvenir shops and the historical view.

Next you will visit Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple.
This temple is popularly known as " Narita's Ofudo-sama ", and is the grand head temple of the Shingon sect, Chisan school. With a history over 1,000 years, this temple is one of the Japan's leading sacred sites. 3 million worshippers visit the temple during the first three days of New Year and over 10 million visit annually.
And The Grand Main Hall of the temple is famous for its platform for the Goma Ritual ( Sacred Fire Rite ) being practiced.
You will visit The Grand Main Hall, Shaka-do Hall ( Previously used as the Main Hall ), Gaku-do Hall ( Displayed here are votive tablets and pictorial offering tablets ), Komyo-do Hall ( Originally built as the Main Hall ) and Great Pagoda of Peace ( This 58m high pagoda symbolizes the teaching of Shingon Buddhism ).

Finally you will visit Naritasan Park.
Behind the Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple stretches the spacious park full of natural scenic landscapes including a waterfall, ponds, plum trees and brilliant greenery.
Originally completed in 1928, and re-designed in 1998. Naritasan Park covers a huge area of some 165,000 square meters ( 16.5 ha or 40 ac ).

This area is reminiscent of the Edo Period. You can feel a atmosphere of old times.
Here you can enjoy traditional Japanese cuisine ( famous for charcoal-broiled eel ) and buy traditional Japanese souvenirs.

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Highlights

  • Visit Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple
  • Stroll Naritasan Park
  • Stroll Naritasan Omotesando Sreet
  • Enjoy traditional Japanese cuisine
  • Buy traditional Japanese souvenirs

Important

My tour is a walking tour using public transportation, mainly Tokyo Metro (Subway).
I don’t do the tour using an arranged car.

This is a walking tour, so please wear comfortable shoes.
Please bring Japanese yen for souvenirs and Japanese sweets. There are few shops receiving a credit card.

What‘s included
guide fee
What‘s not included
transportation fee ( you and guide ), hotel pick-up in Narita area, hotel drop-off in Narita area, lunch ( you and guide ), dinner ( you and guide ),
notice : from Narita Airport to Narita Station by train - about 500 yen each ( round trip ),
Meeting Point
Narita Airport
Ending Point
Narita Airport
Duration
3 hours
Starting time
09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 6 people   Flexible

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make changes after I book?

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

Starting and ending points of the tour.

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.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

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.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel in the first 14 day(s) before the meeting date ,there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel between 15 and 29 day(s) in advance of the meeting date ,there is a 50% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 30 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
Reviews ( 119 )
Janna Janna Canada ( Family )
Excellent
2 days ago

“ Great intro to Tokyo ”

Dai catered the tour to our two teenagers, we would not have seen half as much without him or learned about all the Japanese rules and traditions. He is an expert subway master! Super way to start a trip to Tokyo as he also gave us tips and suggestions for the rest of our trip .

Dai:

Thank you so much for giving me a considerate review, Janna. It was my great pleasure to show you around Tokyo. I’m sorry I think it was a little too much walking during the tour, especially for your daughter. But I was happy to see her smile when she got a squishy in Harajuku. I hope you will have amazing days in Kyoto and Osaka as well. Please take good care of yourself and give my best regards to your family. Thanks a million !!!

Brian Brian United States ( Family )
Excellent
2 days ago

“ 2 day tour of Tokyo ”

Dai was a great host and tour guide for a first time family coming to Japan. My family consists of five people: myself, my wife, two teenage boys (15, 18 y.o) and my mother in law (77 y.o). Dai was able to quickly navigate the city using the subway system. He knew when to adjust our schedule to maximize viewing different tourist spots on our tour. Here are the many sites we saw over two days but not in this exact order due to adjustments made. On 18th. 1. Imperial Palace Nijubashi Bridge 2. Tsukiji Outer Market 3. Asakusa - Sensoji Temple and Nakamise Shopping Street ( lunch ) 4. Ueno - Ameyoko Market Street 5. Akihabara - Electric town, also famous for anime, manga, games and animal cafes On 19th. 1. Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building ( including 200m-high obser... read more

Dai:

Thank you so much for your precious time to give me such a wonderful review, Brian. It was absolutely my great pleasure to have showed you around Tokyo for both two days. I had super amazing 2 days with all of you. Enjoy the rest of your vacation in Japan ! Please take good care of yourself and give my best regards to your wonderful family. Thanks a million !!! Mahalo nui loa !!! A hui hou !!!

Denise Denise Canada ( Couple )
Excellent
1 week ago

“ awesome day ”

Dai was great! We only had a short time to see Tokyo and he showed us the hightlights and got us around in the limited time that we had so we got a feel for a fabulous city. the best part was he really tought us the history of visiting the ancient temples and the rituals assoicated with them. a great day

Dai:

Thank you so much for a thoughtful review, Denise. Yes, your time was only 4 hours so we could not see much. We have more interesting places to see and experience in Tokyo. Maybe next time if you come back to Japan, I would love to show you around Tokyo more. Please take good care of yourself and give my best regards to your husband. Thanks a million !!!

Anna Anna United States ( Family )
Excellent
2 weeks ago

“ You have to hire Dai! ”

We had an amazing day with Dai! I would highly recommend hiring him. Takes you to so many places and is really efficient with his time! He also knows so much about Japan and he taught us a lot about certain customs (how to water cleanse and pray at a temple, social norms about riding the metro, and how to say a few basic words to be polite!). He showed us the best places to grab a little yummy snack and knew all of the best photo spots!

Dai:

Thank you so much for giving me such a considerate review, Anna. It was my great pleasure to show you around Tokyo. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed some food, such as Tuna Steak, Eel skewer and Melon Bread. Next time if you have more time to be in Japan, I would love to show you around Tokyo more. Please take good care of yourself and give my best regards to Travis. Keep on Traveling !!! Thanks a million !!!

Caroline Caroline United States ( Friends )
Excellent
3 weeks ago

“ Day Trip in Tokyo with Dai ”

Fabulous day out with Dai .. We really enjoyed all the beautiful places that Dai showed us .. He was so attentive and respectful .. we had the best day seeing all the sights and learned a lot about the customs and culture of the Japanese people ! We would like to thank Dai for all that he did for us Caroline Azouz

Dai:

Thank you so much for a considerate review, Caroline. It was my great pleasure to show you around Tokyo. I also had a wonderful day with all of you. Actually perfect fine weather made our day better. I really hope you will have amazing days in Hong Kong, China, South Korea and other cities in Japan as well. Have a super wonderful cruise !!! Thanks a million !!!

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