We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

NARAWALK
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
684
All photos (684)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent97%
  • Very good2%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“classic tour”(15 reviews)
“morning tour”(12 reviews)
“private tour”(14 reviews)
About
NARAWALK offers daily walking tours in Nara Park. Available every day from March 1 through November 30. We also offer customized private tours to meet your needs. Visit our Facebook sites for recent tour photos etc. We also offer tours in Kyoto as...more
Contact
1-543-65 Shikishimacho | Meet at JR Nara Station, Central Exit, Nara 631-0031, Nara Prefecture
Website
+81 742-48-5272
Call
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Taking a Nara walk with Satomi was one of the highlights of my trip to Japan. I took the classic tour in the morning, which started just outside the train station, visiting old wooden shrines and temples surrounded by hundreds of deer. It was fascinating...More

4  Thank Footprints295458
Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Satomi. *************** Thank you so much for your warm and kind message. It was a great pleasure to be your guide for both tours in the morning and in the afternoon. I had...More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 13 November 2016

I wasn't really very impressed with her as a tour guide after having used Kyotours the day before. I was walking with my elderly mother and we felt pretty rushed. She spoke softly and spoke while walking forward for a lot of the tour which...More

1  Thank Derek B
Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2016

Thank you for your review. Reflecting what you mentioned, we will do our best to make the quality of our tours more satisfying for the guests who have chosen our tours.

Reviews (156)
Filter reviews
145 results
Traveller rating
139
4
2
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
139
4
2
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews classic tour morning tour private tour walking tour great tour sake tasting japanese culture highly recommend the tour fantastic walk popular sights well worth the cost afternoon walk train station nara park ask questions great afternoon japanese wedding
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 145 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I & are two daughters (aged 9 and 11) took a 1/2 hour train ride from Osaka to Nara to meet our guide, Yachiyo. She had given us specific directions on which train to catch and was there to meet us when...More

Thank Laura K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family joined the tour thinking that it was a group tour but ended up as a personalised tour. It was a pleasant surprise. Our guide, Ms Reiko Imayoshi was very helpful and friendly. She even offered to tailor the tour based on our needs....More

1  Thank Explorer01810072760
Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Reiko. *************** Thank you very much for your kind and warm review. I am so pleased to hear you enjoyed the tour. It was a pleasant autumnal day. I also had a good...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic way to see the sights of Nara with a local knowledgeable guide. Valuable information and interesting history from our lovely English speaking guide Motoko. One of the highlights of our stay in Japan. Highly recommend this tourMore

Thank Roving37600324847
Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Motoko. *************** Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your kind review. I am more than happy to hear you have enjoyed the tour. There are many other sites of interest in Nara....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Taking a Nara walk with Satomi was one of the highlights of my trip to Japan. I took the classic tour in the morning, which started just outside the train station, visiting old wooden shrines and temples surrounded by hundreds of deer. It was fascinating...More

4  Thank Footprints295458
Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Satomi. *************** Thank you so much for your warm and kind message. It was a great pleasure to be your guide for both tours in the morning and in the afternoon. I had...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked several tours with this company: a group walking tour in Nara (Nara Park), a group walking tour of old town Nara and 2 tours in Kyoto. I will post Kyoto reviews separately under "Kyoto Premium Tours", but I can say that all of...More

Thank infntyTravel
Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Mamiko. *************** Thank you for your kind review. I’m happy to know that you enjoyed the tour. I also enjoyed guiding you! Nara is in its glory in November with leaves turning red....More

Reviewed 14 October 2018

We did Nara as a day trip from Kyoto, and doing it with a guide made it super easy and fun. Our guide, Motoko, was really nice and gave us a lot of great information without overloading us. We did a morning tour that took...More

2  Thank CaliforniaLew
Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Motoko. *************** Dear Guest, I would like to thank you for taking the time to write a very kind message on the tour. Your description of the tour will help our future guests...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We spent this morning on a wonderful NaraWalk with Motoko. She took us around Nara-koen, the beautiful park which is home to hundreds of deer and century old temples and shrines. Mokoto was so interesting and we were able to ask her many questions. She...More

2  Thank malobris
Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Motoko. *************** Dear guest, It is very kind of you to post such a wonderful review. We have a lot more to show you in Nara. We look forward to seeing you again!...More

Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Great tour to connect with a local that shows you around Nara. You will see the most important Heritage sites around the deer park & learn about the cities history. Plus we’ve visited a craftsman shop where they sell amazing pieces of art. Totally recommended!...More

Thank Rick M
Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Setsuko. *************** Thank you very much for your kind review! I'm very happy to know you enjoyed our tour. Nara has various charms in each season. I'm wishing you visit Nara again in...More

Reviewed 23 September 2018

What amazing tour we had with nobuko. She was very well spoken in English and told us lots of interesting facts. Nobuko didn't mind all the questions we had for her and was very knowledgeable. She did say she found rugby rules hard to understand...More

Thank phyllismcmillan5
Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Nobuko. *************** Thank you very much for your kind review. I'm really glad to know you and your mother enjoyed the tour. Also, I'm so surprised to know your mother is in her...More

Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Thank you so much to Sayoko ('Lucky') for an amazing tour on Sunday September 16th and providing us with a greater insight into Nara's history. We thoroughly enjoyed this tour and would highly recommend it. Thanks also for the tour company for putting up with...More

Thank Catrina26
Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Lucky. *************** I really appreciate your quick and warm comment to TripAdviser. I didn’t expect such a message, so I’m very glad and I don't know how to thank you. I'm very happy...More

View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 66 nearby hotels
Super Hotel Lohas JR Nara-eki
604 reviews
.08 km away
Smile Hotel Nara
121 reviews
.09 km away
Hotel Nikko Nara
1,230 reviews
.13 km away
Comfort Hotel NARA
247 reviews
.16 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2,256 nearby restaurants
Starbucks, JR Nara Former Station
20 reviews
.11 km away
Yayoiken Naraeki
35 reviews
.05 km away
Teppanyaki (Griddle Cuisine) Icho
13 reviews
.13 km away
Mos Burger JR Nara
17 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 336 nearby attractions
Nara City Tourist Information Center
76 reviews
.14 km away
Vierra Nara
10 reviews
.05 km away
Denkoji
10 reviews
.60 km away
Kaika Tenno Tomb
10 reviews
.55 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
leonard b
5 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Saminakyo | Property representative |
Nara Park Classic Tour starts at 10:00 am everyday. Duration: around 3 hours. The meeting point: in front of the ticket gate of JR Nara Station. 3,000 yen per person, including entrance fee of Todaiji Temple. No... More
0
Votes
Google Translation
tripkoito
9 December 2015|
Answer
Response from Saminakyo | Property representative |
You can come to Nara by JR or by Kintetsu Railway. It will take about 50 minutes. By JR Nara Line, rapid trains bound for Nara run every 30 minutes.
-1
Votes
Google Translation
cc_choong
14 June 2015|
Answer
Response from Satomi2013 |
Thank you for your inquiry! You can book our tours on our website: NARAWALK. You can easily find us from the list of Nara attractions. If you would like to take a private tour, you will need to book in advance. If you... More
1
Vote