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3 Hour-Transit Tour from Narita Airport

by Dai
(141) Reviews
3h $ 112 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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111.60 USD

Price up to 6 people
FREE cancelation 30 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra hour.
$ 27.90
Extra person.
$ 27.90
Hotel pick up in Narita area.
$ 9.30
Hotel drop off in Narita area.
$ 9.30

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.
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Shawna Shawna United States ( Family with kids )
Excellent
4 days ago

“ Family experience ”

We had a great day with Dai! We only had one day to explore Tokyo and we spent a full day exploring with Dai’s expertise! He knows the subway system like the back of his hand and we couldn’t have navigated Tokyo without him!

Dai:

Thank you so much for giving me such a thoughtful review, Shawna. I also had a great day with all of you. I was so happy to be able to see you guys enjoying various seafoods at Tsukiji Outer Market. You didn’t have much time in Japan this time, so please come back soon and next time I would love to show you around Tokyo more. Please take good care of yourself and give my best regards to your wonderful family. Have a nice flight back to the States ! Thanks a million !!!

Catherine Catherine New Zealand ( Family )
Excellent
1 week ago

“ Dai is a great guide ”

We really enjoyed our day with Dai. Great value. Prompt, friendly, helpful and knowledgeable guide who did a marvellous job of explaining Japanese etiquette, history and customs and also the subway which was really beneficial. Thank you Dai.

Dai:

Thank you so much for taking your precious time to write such a considerate review, Catherine. I also really enjoyed talking and walking around Tokyo with two of you. Especially, it was super fun to talk about your Wonderful home country New Zealand together with you. I hope you will have a great time in Kyoto as well. Please take good care of yourself and give my best regards to your talented son, Martin. Thanks a million !!! CHEERS !!!

Florence Florence United States ( Family with kids )
Very Good
1 week ago

“ Tokyo tours ”

We saw many places. He was very knowledgeable.

Dai:

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Nikki Nikki United States ( Couple )
Excellent
2 weeks ago

“ 2 days with dai ”

Dai was wonderful showed us many many things listened to what we liked and did are tour accordingly Would recommend him to anyone It was super fun

Dai:

Thank you so much for giving me a nice review, Nikki. I also had wonderful two days with two of you. It was super fun to talk and share the time with you and Dave. I hope you will have amazing days in Hakone, Kyoto, Nara and Osaka as well. Please take good care of yourself and give my best regards to your awesome husband, Artist Dave and your cool daughter. Thanks a million !!!

Huong Huong United States ( Family with kids )
Excellent
4 weeks ago

“ Wonderful experience ”

Mr. Dai is very professional, knowledgeable, friendly and flexible. My family was very thankful for his service.

Dai:

Thank you so much for a considerate review, Huong. I had a wonderful time with all of you. Especially, I was so happy to be able to see you guys enjoying Seafood at Tsukiji Outer Market. You don’t have much time to see Tokyo this time, so please come back to Japan soon. Please take good care of yourself and give my best regards to your amazing family. Thanks a million !!!

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