FAQs & Links

You can take JR Nara line's "Miyakoji" Kaisoku express from Kyoto and it takes about 45 minutes. If you are in Osaka, it will take about 50 minutes by either JR Kansai line or Kintetsu Nara line. If you are not sure how to get to our meeting point, let us know. We'll be very happy to help you!
Our regular Nara Park Classic Tour departs at 10:00 am at JR Nara station (just outside of central exit) . Your guide will have a white flag bearing the name "NARA WALK".  
Our tours are free for children aged five and under, joining with parents. For children aged six to twelve, please see tour pages for exact price.
Our Nara Park Classic Tour does not run between Dec.1 and Feb.28. You can take a private tour instead. Please make a reservation from our reservation form with a note that you would like to follow the daily tour route.
Lunch is not included in the tour, but your guide can recommend good authentic restaurants that suit your budget.
Definitely. There are 1000 plus wild deer in Nara Park. You can feed them with deer crackers sold at the stands in the park.       
Tours take place rain or shine. We may cancel the tour if weather conditions are dangerous.
Please dress appropriately for the weather. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.  
In that case, we recommend that you take our "Todaiji and Horyuji one-day tour" instead. You will still get to see Great Buddha and other major spots in Nara park in the morning, and enjoy Horyuji in the afternoon.


Helpful Links: Nara 

Nara City Tourist Information CenterNara Visitors BureauHotel Nikko NaraGuesthouse Sakuraya
YUZAN Guest HouseNARA HOTELUGAYA Guest HouseHotel Sunroute Nara
Hotel Fujita NaraRyokan MatsumaeHotel Asyl NaraNaramachi Walker
Nara Youan CafeNara Tree GUESTHOUSESuper Hotel

Helpful Links: Kyoto 
Johnnie's Kyoto WalkingKyoto Guest House NAGOMIHyatt Regency KyotoYURAKUSO Guest House
Hotel Monterey KyotoNew Miyako HotelRyokan HIRAIWAThe Westin Miyako Kyoto

Helpful Links: Osaka 
ALL STAR OSAKA WALKSwissotel Nankai OsakaHotel Monterey GroupHearton Hotel
Hilton OsakaANA Crowne Plaza OsakaHotel Keihan KyobashiHotel Landmark Umeda
Backpackers Hostel J-HoppersDotonbori Hotel

Helpful Links: Before&During the Tour
Japan by RailTrain Route Finder JorudanHAPPY JAPPYJapan Rail Pass