Nara Private Tour

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Experience our custom-made private tour of Nara with a licensed local guide. Our guides are extremely knowledgeable, energetic, and flexible. Enjoy visiting a combination of important tourist attractions, and off-the beaten sites. Let us know your interests, and we will popose your ideal itinerary. For last minute inquiries, our licensed guides will recommend places to visit on the day of your tour.


Sample Itinerary (8 hour tour)

Start your day at Horyuji Temple estalished in 607. The main building is the world's oldest surviving wooden structure, with a history of more than 1,300 years. The temple was registered as an UNESCO World Heritage site, which was the first one in Japan.

Next to Horyuji is Chuguji Temple, where you will see a beautiful statue, Miroku Bosatsu, which is said to be one of the "three smiling masterpieces of the world" besides Mona Lisa and the Sphinx.

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Then, visit Yakushiji Temple constructed in the late 7th century by an Emperor to pray for the recovery of his sick wife. Walk around the large area to see the pair of three story pagodas, the golden hall, and the main hall with beautiful statues of Yakushi Nyorai. You can also experience Shakyo, Buddihist Sura copying for meditation, using a brush and ink.

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Stroll around the vast area of Todaiji Temple to enjoy the masterpieces of architectures and statues. Constructed in 752, Todaiji is the head temple of all provincial Buddhist in Japan. After visiting Great Buddha, take an upward path to Nigatsu-do where you can enjoy a panoramic view of Nara city.

Also located in Nara Park, Kasuga shrine is the Nara's most celebrated one famous for its many lanterns donated by worshippers. You will see many deer as divine messengers in the area.

* As for lunch, the guide will recommend a nice restaurant depending on what you feel like eating this day. Lunch fee is not included in the tour price.


Price for this sample itinerary

(price per group)

2 persons3 persons4 persons
8 hours 77,000 yen 82,000 yen 87,000 yen

(8% consumption tax included)

Including: English speaking tour guide, entrance fees, public transportation
Not Including: Lunch fee
Note:

  1. The price is for the above sample itinerary.
  2. We will customize your own tour depending on your interests and time. Include any site you wish. The duration of your tour can be arranged from 4 hours.
  3. Private car can be arranged for extra fee
  4. Please contact for more than 5 persons


Request for a Private Tour

To request for a Private Tour, contact us by E-mail (commentsmtj@michitravel.com) or call us (03-5213-5040). Please tell us the following information:

  1. your name
  2. number of persons in the group
  3. date of the tour
  4. starting time and length of tour
  5. meeting place
  6. places you would like to visit (or write "recommended travel" if you would like us to plan your day)
  7. interests
  8. lunch requests


Payment

Please pay by credit card. You will receive an E-mail with an URL where payment can be made online. The page is protected by Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to ensure the safety of your credit card information. We accept Visa, Master Card, American Express, Diners, and JCB.


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We can also arrange privately-guided tours in other destinations throughout Japan. Your tours can be tailored to your specific interests such as culture, food, and nature.


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