walk with a local Guide

Let us take you on a tour to Ancient Japan.
With us, you will see the beauty of our history, our culture, and ingenuity of our ancestors.

Experience Nara, the first capital of Japan with NaraWalk!

NaraWalk started in 2009 in Nara. Our value is “to make your day with us the best day in Japan!”

All our guides are nationally licensed professionals from Nara, Kyoto, Osaka, and Kobe. From the major tourist attractions to a rural village, from taxi tours to walking tours, we are ready and happy to be a part of your Japan Trip!

Most Popular Tour

See through the eyes of a local guide!

“Nara Park Classic Tour”

All-time-favorite tour covering World Heritage Sites to popular Deer Park!  Enjoy must-sees of Nara through the eyes of our local guides! <READ MORE>


10 a.m. ~ 1 p.m.

No need to book

Highly rated on TripAdvisor, and introduced in a travel guidebook Lonely Planet.

Private tours

Enjoy Nara at your own pace!

Customize a tour just for your family or group.

Whether to make a tour easier for grandparents or to make the most of the time available, private tour is here to meet your needs.

We have also worked with schools taking our tour as a part of an academic curriculum or as an excursion.



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Private Tour Page

Going to Kyoto, Osaka, Kobe, Himeji, or even Hiroshima?

NaraWalk goes beyond Nara!

We offer private tours to Nara’s neighboring cities, and to cities good for a day trip from Kansai region such as Hiroshima.

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GROUP Walking Tours

Afternoon Old Town Stroll

Visit traditional townhouses, taste rice syrup, drink sake etc. – see how people live and lived in the small old town Naramachi. Good to go on after Nara Park Classic Tour.  <READ MORE>



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Toshodaiji/Yakushiji Half-Day

Forget the bustle of everyday life and soak yourself in the 8th-century religious world. Visit less touristy and quiet area. <READ MORE>


1:30 p.m. ~ 4:30 p.m.

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Horyuji Todaiji One-day Tour

Be amazed by the world’s oldest and biggest wooden structures! Highly recommended for architecture lovers! <READ MORE>


10 a.m. ~ 4:30 p.m.

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Half-Day Horyuji Tour

Walk around a group of the 7th-century original structures. Historical, educational and marvelous! <READ MORE>


10 a.m. ~ 1:30 p.m.

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Français: Promenade Classique à Nara

Si vous faisiez une visite au cœur de Nara avec un guide agrée francophone ? <Lire la suite>


10 a.m. ~ 1 p.m.


All group walking tours are available for private tours!

Book these tours private for your family, group, or school excursion.

Private tour fee applies.


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Private Tour Page

Why tour with Nara Walk

Expert Guides

We are National government licensed guide interpreters with charming personalities!


Satisfy Curiosity

History to folktales or even about funny habits of deer in Nara, we tailor our talks to fit your curiosity. We can also be quiet!

Fun and Efficient

We take care of finding ways or thinking about train schedule etc. Guests focus on having fun!
“Amazing tour of Nara”
“Our guide was wonderful!”
“Nara was the Highlight of our Entire Japan Trip” TripAdvisor Reviews - Certificate of Excellence 2016-2018

Nara Walk appears on a travel guidebook Lonely Planet.