With a whole day to explore Nagoya, you can get up to so much! Flit between centuries as you stroll through the city with one of our friendly hosts, discovering its famous attractions and hidden gems. Visit the iconic Atsuta Shrine or seek out the ninja demonstrations at Nagoya Castle (we are ninja obsessed). You could also explore the retail district Ōsu where century-old shops are wedged between high-end boutiques and beautiful temples. Nagoya is a city of ancient history and modern innovation and you'll experience the best of both worlds.
Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
This experience combines a tour of a local supermarket and a cooking class in a local host’s home. First, visit the market where your host will describe and buy different ingredients used in Japanese cooking. Following that, join the host in their kitchen to make classic Nagoya dishes such as red miso stew and shrimp tempura in a rice ball or fried chicken, Nagoya style. Plus, learn how to make dashi stock from scratch.
Whether you’re interested in anime, manga, and video games, or you just want to experience a fun and somewhat eccentric part of Japanese culture—a maid cafe is the perfect option. This entertainment cafe is often described as a “dream land” where waitresses dress up in maid costumes that are reminiscent of popular anime characters. Booking entry to Maidreamin Maid Cafe in advance allows you to secure a time convenient for your schedule so that spaces don’t run out.
Leave Nagoya to visit the samurai city of Kiyosu, then finish the day on a high note with beers at the Kirin brewery. The former home of the feared samurai warrior Oda Nobunaga, Kiyosu is a city steeped in history with castles, shrines, and landmarks aplenty. Visit the Hiyoshi Shrine, then continue to Kiyosu Castle where you'll have chance to dress up in samurai armor, meet an armor maker, and more. Before your return to Nagoya, you'll tour the Kirin beer factory, sampling three glasses of beer as you explore.
We will show you Nagoya deep food spots! (It is also possible to request the type of store you want to go to) .. .
It is mainly for adults and there are many people who do not know the place even Japanese.
You can experience a special night in Japan.
After that, a guide will be sent to the accommodation hotel so that you will not get lost on your way home. (if needed)
2-hour walking tour of Nagoya’s nighttime food scene, with all tastings included.
We will guide you to three of the deep night spots not listed in the guidebook in Nagoya.
Get to know the flavors and culture of Nagoya with a walking tour. Join a guide to see historic temples and shrines plus small restaurants and specialty shops loved by locals. Visit a kimono shop, taste street foods such as okonomiyaki (a Japanese savory pancake), and sample Japanese sweets.
Immerse yourself in Japanese food culture and spend an afternoon learning to make soba (buckwheat noodles). This experience is for those who want more than just a vacation; you get the benefits of a cooking class, insider knowledge from a Japanese instructor, and an immersive experience making – and tasting - soba. Morning or afternoon start times make it easy to fit this class into your schedule.
Perfect for foodies and those who appreciate Japanaese hospitality, this cooking class takes place in a local’s home. Choose from three menus—beginner/kid-friendly, winter, and experienced epicurean. Learn to prepare traditional Japanese dishes, then sit down to enjoy the meal together. After the class, an optional supermarket tour is available where you can learn to identify the ingredients you cooked with in class.
While you can walk Osu on your own, there is no way you will truly understand its significance without the helpful explanations of a guide.
I will guide you to the most delicious food stops, and hidden shrines and temples that are hard to find. You will learn about the history and culture of Osu and Nagoya in general.
This is a small group tour and you will feel like exploring with a knowledgeable friend.
During this tour, you will get to discover the daily life for someone living in Japan. By a dozens of stop, you will get to know more about season, traditions and superstitions, food, sports, leisure, shopping and history and many more topics. This is a very complete tour if you want to know a bit of everything. You will also get to taste two typical japanese street food specialties.
You don't speak japanese? You don't want to rush and take your time? No worry, you can join this affordable english walking tour. Friendly pace and relaxed atmosphere guaranteed. Don't hesitate to ask me for anything before or during the tour. It will be a pleasure to help you.
This tour is very special for several reasons. Firstly, all the areas mentioned are mostly unknown from tourists and not so frequented by japanese themselves. Secondly, you will get to see the fish market early morning and taste some fresh products which is an amazing opportunity. And the best of all, I will bring you to a japanese family producing traditional hand-made japanese candy since 1940. You will see them working and get to know all the process, besides tasting the product of their work. This is an experience no other tour can provide.
・If you land in middle part of Japan, or seek a day tour departing from Nagoya, this trip will bring you to see and feel Mt. Fuji from really close, and for the refreshing scenery around as well.
・Visit the local seafood market in Shizuoka and have a glance of what here generously offers to both local people and travelers. Get close to a vendor or have a little chat to make a lifelike experience!
・Take the chance to see Japan’ｓdeepest bay Suruga Bay, and you will also be able to view the grand Mt. Fuji from here while being on the cruise ride.
・ Nihondaira Yume Terrace is the architecture work designed by Japanese architect and a newly built symbolic facility to overview Mt. Fuji with great angles.
・There will also be strawberry picking and all-you-can-eat for about 30 minutes in strawberry farm. Shop for Shizuoka's specially cultivated wasabi in local shop.
Are you looking for the way of efficient sightseeing in your trip?
I can show you the most of flexible and economical tour in Nagoya!
It all follows your plan.
Let’s make optimal tour together!
* The tour fee is group charge up to 3 parsons including guiding and car transportation. (6 hours)
I can support up to 6 persons on advance consultation.
Also accept time extension.
Please tell me following informations for consultation after reservation as possible.
* Do not worry! You can cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience for a full refund according to Tripadviser and Viator cancellation policy.
• When and where you want me to come to pick up-drop off.
* Airport pick up is available.
• Number of person
• Place you want to visit
• Meal preference
• Things you are interested in. etc..
I will make proposal plan for you!
Feel free to contact me;)
It is private guide tour .(Use local transportation )
This is schedule
7:58/08:02 Departure from Osaka (Wide view) Hida 25
08:34/8:31 Departure from Kyoto(Wide view) Hida 25
12:23 Arrival Takayama Nohi Bus Center
12:50 Departure from Takayama (Nohi bus)
13:40 Arrival Shirakawago
13:40-17:00 Lunch at Local by Own
Sightseeing at shirakawago
17:20 Departure from Shirakawago (Nohi Bus)
18:10 Arrival Takayama Bus center
Stay at Takayama Hotel
8:00 Departure from Hotel
08:10-09:00 Takayama Asaichiba (朝市場）
09:20-10:20 Takayama Jinya (高山陣屋430)
10:30-11:30 Takayama Jokamachi walking
12:00-13:00 Lunch at Local by Own
13:10-14:10 Sanmachi Roard walking
14:20-15:20 shopping time at Takayama ㈱高山名産館
15:38 Departure from Takayama bus center (Wide View Hidan 36)
19:10 Arrival Kyoto
19:50 Arrival Osaka
Departure from Nagoya station, Have same schedule , Different departure times only (Departure from Nagoya station 09:30)
Practice the Japanese culinary art of sushi-making with ‘taisho’ (professional sushi chef) during this 2.5-hour small-group cooking class and dinner. Enjoy a hands-on lesson from a sushi master as you prepare ‘nigiri,’ (single piece) ‘maki,’ (rolls) and ‘otsukuri’ (sashimi) sushi. You’ll enjoy your handiwork for dinner, accompanied by extra creations made your taisho instructor.
Okazaki, the second largest city in Aichi Prefecture, has a long history and you can enjoy traditional buildings and food.
It is also a recommended place for sightseeing because of its convenience.
Make fun memories with the guide staff.
Explore the downtown area of Endoji Shopping Street, hidden a little ways from the buildings clustered around Nagoya Station. Get to know the everyday life of the locality and eat as you go while a National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter takes you to hole-in-the-wall spots you won't find in any guidebooks!
At a total tour time of 210 minutes, this tour is recommended for those who want to leisurely explore Nagoya! From the afternoon, transfers are also possible to Takayama, Kanazawa, Tokyo, Kyoto. etc.
Enjoy downtown Nagoya eats as the tour winds its way through Endoji Shopping Street, the historical dagashi candy wholesale district, and the unique storehouse buildings of the old castle town, Shikemichi. Experience a ride on the city bus, where you can feel like just another local.
For those who love food, there is no other travel experience like cooking and eating with a local. Learn to make kazarimaki, decorative sushi rolls, with your instructor in their home. Share conversation while you enjoy learning to shape beautiful sushi rolls. Make popular characters, animals, flowers and more as you immerse yourself in Japanese cuisine and culture.
A private food tour to explore not only the food of Nagoya but the history and culture of the city through its food.
This tour can include local foods such as Miso Nikomi Udon (Miso stewed Udon noodles), Hitsumabushi (grilled eel on rice), Tenmusu (mini rice balls with a shrimp Tempura filling) and much more.
You can however also choose other foods you want to try during the tour. It is all up to you. I will do the necessary research for you!
Nishio City is one of Japan's leading matcha producing areas, and uses most of its tea leaves for producing green tea rather than green tea. There are two types of matcha: tea ceremony and product, which are more expensive. Matcha for products is used in many ingredients, including Haagen-Dazs ice cream. Every year from late April to May, tea leaves are called Ichibancha, and only tea leaves are used for tea ceremony. The experience of picking the best tea used for this tea ceremony matcha is rare. In addition, matcha is only ground tea that has been dried from tea leaves and ground with a stone mortar. Matcha using a crusher is not matcha. In this project, you can tour a matcha factory with the guidance of an expert and experience the making of matcha by grinding Tencha with a stone mill. In addition, you can experience making and drinking matcha yourself. At the same time, you can learn simple tea ceremony and enjoy seasonal Japanese sweets. * Comes with Nishio Matcha Latte souvenir. After lunch with Petonkatsu and Sashimi, transfer to Nishio City Historical Park, and visit a tea room, Shoin, Karesansui Garden, Nishio Castle Ushitoraga and others at the former Konoe House relocated from Kyoto with a guide. To do.
After that, you will visit the miso brewery (Miso Park), a place where you can make miso, a traditional Japanese food and a specialty of Nishio. There are many types of miso, including red miso, white miso, bean miso, and combined miso. Have some of them eat and compare and know the difference. This tour is a recommended project that allows you to deeply experience Japanese culture.
Experience the renowned spiritual energy of Ise Shrine on this full-day tour from Nagoya. Travel by coach to the sacred site and take in panoramic views of Ago Bay and the tiny islands that float in the water. Enjoy a buffet lunch at the Ninja Kingdom, where you can tuck into over 50 dishes and discover ninja history. Then, make a shopping stop at Mitsui Outlet Park Jazz Dream Nagashima before hopping back aboard your coach to return to Nagoya.
In a small group of up to 6 people, you will walk around Sakae with our knowledgeable guide.
While sampling different Nagoya specialties such as Hitsumabushi, Oni Manju, Ebi Senbei and more you will learn about the dishes backgrounds, the restaurants and places you visit. Insider information and background stories are what make this tour special!
Make new friends during this 3-hour foodie walking tour in Nagoya.
Learn the art of sushi making in Nagoya during this cooking class at a school dedicated to the Japanese craft. Prepare the neta (the toppings or fish) and miso soup for lunch. The lesson includes instructions on how to make maki sushi (rolled sushi) and nigiri sushi (fish served over rice). Afterward, enjoy your creations.