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Nara Custom Half Day Tour provided by Japan Awaits

Nara Custom Half Day Tour
Book in advance
from
£97.13
per adult (price varies by group size)
Tour snapshot
Duration:
4h
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Near public transportation
Ticket type:
Mobile
  • Duration:
    4h
  • Taking Covid-19 safety measures
  • Near public transportation
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
About
This private and customizable tour for Nara is perfect for guests who would like to have their own itinerary planned based on their interests and preferences, allowing guests to experience the city at their own pace.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
Available languages
Japanese, English
What to expect
Know before you go
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
Japanese, English
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
What to expect
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 27666P85
Important information
Inclusions
  • 4-hour fully customized tour with reservations and bookings made on your behalf
  • English-speaking professional tour guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation within the city only
Exclusions
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Fees for optional tours and activities for guests and tour guide
  • Meals, food and drinks not specified
Duration
4h
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • If guests are already in Nara, the tour guide will pick up the guest at their hotel (if it's within the city center). If not, pick-up location will be provided to the guest before the tour date (the pick-up location will likely be at a convenient location, such as a train station). More details will be provided after booking.
  • Nara, Japan We meet all the customers at the meeting point.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Near public transportation
  • Stroller accessible
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children that are age 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult that is age 18 or older
  • Please dress appropriately for all weather conditions
  • Although this is a private tour, the tour guide will only wait for you for up to 45 minutes of start time before the tour is cancelled
  • If your cancellation falls within the fees applied to the Standard Cancellation Policy, the service fee of 15% will no longer take effect. You will only be responsible for the cancellation fee specified in the Standard Cancellation Policy. Please carefully review the terms and conditions specified on the checkout page.
  • Guests are provided with the tour guides’ phone number before the tour and you can call the tour guide if you need help.
  • Passports may be required to verify age on the day of the tour.
  • As for mode of transportation, you’ll have the option to choose public transportation option (utilizing the excellent train and bus systems) or the private vehicle option (with a meticulously clean and comfortable chartered vehicle with personal driver) to take you around the city for your own comfort. The choice is yours. We are just here to make the planning and arranging process easy for you.
  • Price: Select number of people under Booking Request for pricing
  • With many options and attractions to choose from in the city, it may seem easier to just choose a set tour that’s already available out there, but after you book this Custom Tour, we’ll work closely with you on designing the perfect tour that is only for you. To make it easier for you, after the tour is booked, you’ll receive a Custom Tour form with various potential options and themes for you to easily choose from. We’ll also consider all your preferences: whether you are into Japanese culture, history, food, nature and scenery, seasonal experiences such as Winter Illuminations, or other, you’ll be able to easily make your selections and identify any spots on your wish-list before we start planning away for you.
  • If you cancel the tour any time after we have sent you the custom Itinerary Sheet, the service fee of 15% of your total tour cost will be nonrefundable.
  • We ask that all guests arrive at the location at least 10 minutes before the designated meet-up time
  • Organizing and planning a trip requires a lot of time and if we have made reservations on your behalf, it may be very challenging to cancel some booking requests. Once we receive your booking and your answers from the Custom Tour form, we will begin putting together your Itinerary Sheet and will start arranging your tour guide, buying tickets, making reservations at venues for your tour, etc.
  • Why am I charged a service fee if I make a cancellation after you started planning the trip?
  • Every city in Japan has a lot to offer. There are many aspects to the city and many hidden and local spots that you may not have seen or heard of before. In the Custom Tour form that will be sent to you after your booking, you’ll be able to let us know of any attractions you have already visited and would not like to see again on this tour. We will carefully review your requests and will create an itinerary based on your preferences.
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • 4-hour fully customized tour with reservations and bookings made on your behalf
  • English-speaking professional tour guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation within the city only
Exclusions
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Fees for optional tours and activities for guests and tour guide
  • Meals, food and drinks not specified
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • If guests are already in Nara, the tour guide will pick up the guest at their hotel (if it's within the city center). If not, pick-up location will be provided to the guest before the tour date (the pick-up location will likely be at a convenient location, such as a train station). More details will be provided after booking.
  • Nara, Japan We meet all the customers at the meeting point.
Duration
4h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Near public transportation
  • Stroller accessible
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children that are age 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult that is age 18 or older
  • Please dress appropriately for all weather conditions
  • Although this is a private tour, the tour guide will only wait for you for up to 45 minutes of start time before the tour is cancelled
  • If your cancellation falls within the fees applied to the Standard Cancellation Policy, the service fee of 15% will no longer take effect. You will only be responsible for the cancellation fee specified in the Standard Cancellation Policy. Please carefully review the terms and conditions specified on the checkout page.
  • Guests are provided with the tour guides’ phone number before the tour and you can call the tour guide if you need help.
  • Passports may be required to verify age on the day of the tour.
  • As for mode of transportation, you’ll have the option to choose public transportation option (utilizing the excellent train and bus systems) or the private vehicle option (with a meticulously clean and comfortable chartered vehicle with personal driver) to take you around the city for your own comfort. The choice is yours. We are just here to make the planning and arranging process easy for you.
  • Price: Select number of people under Booking Request for pricing
  • With many options and attractions to choose from in the city, it may seem easier to just choose a set tour that’s already available out there, but after you book this Custom Tour, we’ll work closely with you on designing the perfect tour that is only for you. To make it easier for you, after the tour is booked, you’ll receive a Custom Tour form with various potential options and themes for you to easily choose from. We’ll also consider all your preferences: whether you are into Japanese culture, history, food, nature and scenery, seasonal experiences such as Winter Illuminations, or other, you’ll be able to easily make your selections and identify any spots on your wish-list before we start planning away for you.
  • If you cancel the tour any time after we have sent you the custom Itinerary Sheet, the service fee of 15% of your total tour cost will be nonrefundable.
  • We ask that all guests arrive at the location at least 10 minutes before the designated meet-up time
  • Organizing and planning a trip requires a lot of time and if we have made reservations on your behalf, it may be very challenging to cancel some booking requests. Once we receive your booking and your answers from the Custom Tour form, we will begin putting together your Itinerary Sheet and will start arranging your tour guide, buying tickets, making reservations at venues for your tour, etc.
  • Why am I charged a service fee if I make a cancellation after you started planning the trip?
  • Every city in Japan has a lot to offer. There are many aspects to the city and many hidden and local spots that you may not have seen or heard of before. In the Custom Tour form that will be sent to you after your booking, you’ll be able to let us know of any attractions you have already visited and would not like to see again on this tour. We will carefully review your requests and will create an itinerary based on your preferences.
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: 6 Apr 2022
A note from Nara Custom Half Day Tour
Tour guides and guests should wear face masks at all times during the tour, except when eating.
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks provided for travellers
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Nara
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • Pass by
    Nara Park
    Todai-ji Temple
    Horyu-ji Temple
    Isuien Garden
    Kasuga Taisha Museum
    Toshodai-ji Temple
    Yakushi-ji Temple
    Heijo Palace Museum
  • You'll return to the starting point
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