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3 Hour-Transit Tour from Narita Airport


Narita
3 hours
up to 6 people
Japanese ( Native ), English ( License ), Spanish ( Beginner )
Private tour (only you and your guide)

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.

Itinerary

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

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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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Departure & Return

Starting time 09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point Narita Airport
Ending Point Narita Airport

Inclusions & Exclusions

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 ),

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.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting date
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting date
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting date

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.

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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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Marie Marie Australia ( Family )
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2 hours ago

“ Awesome guide for quick two day trip ”

Our first time in japan and we spent two days exploring Tokyo with Dai, in the first week of December. With four teenage sons it was always going to be a challenge to keep them occupied and interested, but Dai did it with ease. He had our two days worked out to the minute and we got to see everything we wanted and more. He is a wealth of information and with his travel knowledge we had many interesting conversations. No one was bored and we never felt rushed and had time for shopping and trying new foods etc... along the way. I would highly recommend Dai to navigate you around Tokyo and he gave us some great tips and tricks for the rest of our trip around Japan. He even carries maps, wet wipes and ensures that your rubbish goes where it should. Thanks Dai for an awesome two days and first ... read more

Dai:

Thank you so much for giving me such a great review, Marie. It was my great pleasure to have showed you around Tokyo for two days. I also had amazing two days with all of you. Especially it was SUPER FUN to talk and share the time with your SUPER COOL sons. I believe you had another wonderful time in Japan after my tour as well. Please take good care of yourself and give my best regards to your AWESOME family. Thanks a million !!! CHEERS !!!

Jeffery Jeffery Canada ( Couple )
Excellent
5 days ago

“ Tokyo tour with Dai ”

We had a wonderful 2 full day tour with Dai. He was extremely accommodating and his tour was excellent. I would highly recommend his tour to anyone considering and would also like to thank him for the great 2 days we had together.

Dai:

Thank you so much for taking your precious time to write such a considerate review, Jeff. It was absolutely my great pleasure to show you around Tokyo. I also had super amazing two days with both of you. And it was super FUN to talk and share the time with you guys. I hope you will have another wonderful and memorable 3 days in Tokyo and also enjoy staying in Jakarta, Indonesia after Japan. Please take good care of yourself and give my best regards to Super Kawaii RV. Thanks a million !!!

Lily Lily Canada ( Family )
Excellent
1 week ago

“ He is very knowlegeble and very detail.Only drawback is raining that day, took out a lot of funj ”

We felt we are in good hands.He is very gentle and very detail. We learn a lot

Dai:

Thank you so much for a kind review, Lily. It was my great pleasure to have showed you around Tokyo, though it was rainy all day long. Especially I was so happy to be able to see all of you enjoyed Sushi lunch at Tsukiji Outer Market. Please take good care of yourself and give my best regards to your family and friends. Thanks a million !!! 多謝 !!!

Joel Joel United States ( Couple )
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1 month ago

“ Two wonderful days with Dai in Tokyo ”

Four of us from California had 2 fantastic days touring around with Dai. He speaks perfect English, knows Tokyo thoroughly and how to get around most efficiently and creates an interesting and enjoyable itinerary. He was anxious to educate us on religious customs and aspects of Japanese culture. And what an amazing world traveler is Dia! He is an especially kind, polite and giving person and we were very lucky to have spent the two days with him.

Dai:

Thank you so much for taking your precious time to write such a considerate review, Joel. It was absolutely my great pleasure to have showed you around Tokyo for both two days. It was super FUN to talk and share the time with all of you. I hope you will have another wonderful and memorable days in Kyoto, Okayama, Hiroshima and Hakone as well. Please take good care of yourself and give my best regards to your family and friends. Thanks a million !!!

Esther Esther United States ( Friends )
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1 month ago

“ Wonderful first time visit to Tokyo ”

We (2 couples) had a wonderful day with Dai. He is very knowledgeable about Japanese culture and customs, and knows Tokyo and how to navigate it very well. He is nice, calm, personable, and a pleasure to be with. In addition he speaks English pretty well. We thoroughly enjoyed our day in Tokyo, and look forward to coming back and spending more time in the city.

Dai:

Thank you so much for giving me a prompt feedback, Esther. It was my great pleasure to show you around Tokyo as your guide. I also had a wonderful time with all of you. I really appreciate your kindness and cooperation during the tour. I hope you will have a nice flight back to the States. Please come back to Japan again, maybe in April to see cherry blossoms. Take good care of yourself and please give my best regards to your family and friends. Thanks a million !!!

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