Nara Full Day Tour by Car from Osaka

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Activity Level



Religious Heritage, Nature and Wildlife, Museums / Culture, Local Experience


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6



English (advanced), Japanese (fluent)

Visiting the most popular places of Nara

I will guide you around Nara in a day by car in English. Nara was the first capital of Japan from 710 to 784. Nara is famous for the Great Buddha, Kasuga-taisha Shrine, deer, and so on. I'm a licensed English tour guide and a professional driver. I will guide you around Nara by car. You can make a tour of Nara at your own pace in air-conditioned comfort. My Nara tour is very flexible. I will take you to any places that you would like to visit. My car is a people carrier Honda Odyssey which can carry 6 passengers maximum. No smoking car. I receive only English guiding fee. No extra charge for carfare. I'm available from 8:00 to 22:00. Please let me know the places which you want to visit. This tour is very convenient especially for tourists with limited time.


In this case for 6 adult clients

Nara tour: 9. 5 hours(8:00-17:30) 47, 500 yen

An Osaka hotel: 8:00 Pick-up
↓Toll: 1, 480 yen
Kasuga-taisha Shrine 9:30-10:10 Parking 1, 000 yen

Great Buddha Hall 10:20-11:20 Admission 600*6=3, 600 yen↓

Deer Park: 11:20 -11:50

Lunch for you and me: 12:10-13:10 About 1, 500*7=10, 500 yen

Isui-en Garden: 13:20-14:20 Admission 900*6=5, 400 yen,

Kofuku-ji Temple: 14:40-15:30

Nara Nagomi-kan: 15:40-16:20
↓Toll: 1, 480 yen
An Osaka hotel: 17:30 Drop-off

The initial cost is 47, 500 yen and the estimated additional cost is 23, 460 yen.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: at your hotel or anywhere

End location: at your hotel or anywhere

Duration: 9 hours 30 min.

It takes 1 hour from Osaka to Nara.


Complimentary transportation with my private vehicle.
I use my car people carrier Honda Odyssey 2002 model which can carry maximum 6 adult passengers. I've driven this car 160 thousand km so far.
My car's condition is very good. It's spacious and of course air-conditioned. It's very clean because I clean outside and inside of my car everytime after each tour. I don't drive a rental car. It's my policy.

What’s Included

Other: My services as your Private Tour Guide.
Complimentary transportation with my private vehicle.
As I'm not a taxi driver, I cannot receive any money for carfare in Japan.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

23460 JPY - Local Cash: 23460

Local Currency: JPY

Comment: This is payment for one group(6 people)
Parking fees: about 1,000 yen
Admission fees: about 9,000 yen
Toll fees: 2,960 yen
Lunch: about 10,500 yen

What’s Extra

Other: Parking fees, expressway fees, lunch for you and me(your guide), entrance fees for you and me(But, as I am a licensed tour guide, I can enter most places for free)


I drive on my tours. Maximum 6 adult passengers can fit in my car.

Private tour guide Mitsuyuki

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