EXPERIENCE

Experience the History of Nara With Hands-On Activities

Activities that let you experience the beautiful nature of Nara and its sacred temples.
Unique ways to have fun in Nara, the home to the Japanese traditions.

  • Nature
  • Culture

Nature

Hiking: Takisaka-no-Michi Path of Samurai Training

Hiking: Takisaka-no-Michi Path of Samurai Training

Experience Takisaka-no-Michi path, a mountain trail once walked by those training as samurai. Starting from within the city of Nara, climb along the valley between Mount Kasuga and Mount Takamado, make your way to Yagyu-no-Sato, one of Japan’s most famous places for kendo, and discover historic sites where Japanese legends still remain to this day.

Time 10:00-13:00(3h)
Price(Tax Incl.) ¥33,000 for one guest
¥17,500 per guest for the group of 2-3 people
¥11,000 per guest for the group of 4-6 people

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Number of people 1-6 people
Reservation Deadline 7 days in advance (preliminary consultation)
Tour in English Available. Please reserve 7 days in advance.
Guide Guide accompaniment throughout itinerary
Others The tour starts after breakfast.
Free tea drinks provided.

Hiking: Mount Wakakusa and Forest Bathing

Hiking: Mount Wakakusa and Forest Bathing

Fully enjoy the beauty of Nara’s nature. Head to Mount Wakakusa in a chartered vehicle and experience the view from the summit all to yourself. Afterwards, enjoy forest bathing in solemn tranquility at Uguisu-no-Taki Falls, the source of the Sahogawa River located within the primeval forests of Mount Kasuga.

Time 7:00-9:00(2h)
Price(Tax Incl.) ¥33,000 for one guest
¥19,500 per guest for the group of 2-3 people
¥13,000 per guest for the group of 4-6 people

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Number of people 1-6 people
Reservation Deadline 7 days in advance (preliminary consultation)
Tour in English Available. Please reserve 7 days in advance.
Guide Guide accompaniment throughout itinerary
Others Breakfast at FUFU Nara after the tour.
Free tea drinks provided.

Special Shrine Visit: Morning Visit to Kasuga Taisha Shrine and Nara Park

Special Shrine Visit: Morning Visit to Kasuga Taisha Shrine and Nara Park

A special early morning course that pays a visit to Kasuga Taisha Shrine, exclusively for FUFU Nara guests. An experienced guide will take you to Kasuga Taisha Shrine via Nara Park and the less touristy Tobihino.

Time 8:00-10:30(2.5h)
Price(Tax Incl.) ¥17,000 for one guest
¥9,000 per guest for the group of 2-3 people
¥5,500 per guest for the group of 4-6 people

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Number of people 1-6 people
Reservation Deadline 7 days in advance (preliminary consultation)
Tour in English Available
Guide Guide accompaniment throughout itinerary
Others Breakfast at FUFU Nara after the tour.
Late check-out to 12:00 for free.

Culture

Flower Arrangement: Novice

Flower Arrangement: Kado - Novice

Recommended for those who want to try their hand at flower arrangement and get a taste of Japanese culture. A flower arrangement master from Nara’s prestigious Yamamura Goryu School of flower arrangement will host an easy-to-understand lecture and help you create your own flower arrangement. Children and those without experience in flower art or flower arrangement are welcome to join.

Time 13:00-15:00(2h)
Price(Tax Incl.) ¥17,000 for one guest
¥14,000 per guest for the grou of 2-3 people
¥1,1000 per guest for the group of 4-6 people

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Number of people 1-6 people
Reservation Deadline 7 days in advance (preliminary consultation)
English 7 days in advance
Event place Japanese tea-ceremony house

Flower Arrangement: Intermediate

Flower Arrangement: Kado - Intermediate

Recommended for those who interact with flowers in their everyday lives and have some experience in flower arrangement. A flower arrangement master from Nara’s prestigious Yamamura Goryu School of flower arrangement will help you delve deeper into the world of flower arrangement.

Time 13:00-15:00(2h)
Price(Tax Incl.) ¥20,000 for one guest
¥17,000 per guest for the grou of 2-3 people
¥13,500 per guest for the group of 4-6 people

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Number of people 1-6 people
Reservation Deadline 7 days in advance (preliminary consultation)
English 7 days in advance
Event place Japanese tea-ceremony house

Flower Arrangement: Advanced

Flower Arrangement: Kado - Advanced

Recommended for those who often interact with flowers and want to improve their discernment of Japanese culture, such as flower arrangement and tea ceremony. This enriched program involves interaction with a flower arrangement master from Nara’s prestigious Yamamura Goryu School of flower arrangement as well as sketching of arranged flowers.

Time 13:00-16:00(3h)
Price(Tax Incl.) ¥23,000 for one guest
¥19,500 per guest for the grou of 2-3 people
¥16,500 per guest for the group of 4-6 people

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Number of people 1-6 people
Reservation Deadline 7 days in advance (preliminary consultation)
English 7 days in advance
Event place Japanese tea-ceremony house

Rickshaw: Mikasa Course

Rickshaw: Mikasa Course

A course that lets you simply enjoy the sights of Nara on a rickshaw.Course: Ukimido, Naramachi area, Sarusawa-ike Pond, Nara Park (*No guide after disembarking from the rickshaw)

Time 1h
Price(Tax Incl.) ¥12,000 for 1 guest
¥25,000 for 2 guests
(one rickshaw)

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Number of people 1-2 people
Reservation Deadline 3 days in advance (preliminary consultation)
English 7 days in advance
Event date Every day (including rainy days)

Rickshaw: Wakakusa Course

Rickshaw: Wakakusa Course

A course that lets you enjoy the sights of Nara, including Todaiji Temple, from a rickshaw.Ukimido, Naramachi area, Sarusawa-ike Pond, Nara Park, Todaiji Temple

Time 2.5h
Price(Tax Incl.) ¥24,000 for 1 guest
¥40,000 for 2 guests
(one rickshaw)

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Number of people 1-2 people
Reservation Deadline 3 days in advance (preliminary consultation)
English 7 days in advance
Event date Every day (including rainy days)

Rickshaw: Takamado Course

Rickshaw: Takamado Course

A course that lets you truly enjoy the sights of Nara, including Todaiji Temple and Kofukuji Temple, from a rickshaw. The rickshaw driver will provide detailed guidance on the traditional culture and history of Nara.Ukimido, Naramachi area, Sarusawa-ike Pond, Nara Park, Todaiji Temple, Kofukuji Temple

Time 3.5h
Price(Tax Incl.) ¥33,000 for 1 guest
¥55,000 for 2 guests
(one rickshaw)

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Number of people 1-2 people
Reservation Deadline 3 days in advance (preliminary consultation)
English 7 days in advance
Event date Every day (including rainy days)

Rickshaw: Kasuga Course

Rickshaw: Kasuga Course

A course that lets you truly enjoy the sights of Nara, including Todaiji Temple, Kofukuji Temple, and Kasuga Taisha Shrine, from a rickshaw. The rickshaw driver will provide detailed guidance on the traditional culture and history of Nara.Course: Ukimido, Naramachi area, Sarusawa-ike Pond, Nara Park, Todaiji Temple, Kofukuji Temple, Kasuga Taisha Shrine

Time 4h
Price(Tax Incl.) ¥42,000 for 1 guest
¥70,000 for 2 guests
(one rickshaw)

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Number of people 1-2 people
Reservation Deadline 3 days in advance (preliminary consultation)
English 7 days in advance
Event date Every day (including rainy days)
Reservation and Contact

MAIL:reservation@fufunara.jp

Reservation and Cancellation

Reservation
  • We accept reservations for programs up to three months in advance.
  • Reservation for programs is open until three days before the desired program.
  • We accept reservations at our Reservation Center or FUFU NARA.
  • Please speak to a FUFU NARA program staff member regarding reservation details.
  • Please note that weather or other factors may make it impossible to reserve your desired program on your desired day. The schedule is also subject to change based on guests’ physical condition, the weather, etc.
  • Decisions regarding whether or not to go ahead with an activity due to weather will be made by 6:00 p.m. the night before the day of the activity. There is no cancellation fee for activities cancelled due to weather.
Cancellation
  • Cancellation fees for cancelling within six days before an activity are as follows:
    6 days – 3 days 50% of total price
    2 days – 1 day 90% of total price
    On the day 100% of total price
  • Decisions regarding cancelling a tour due to a storm, snow, etc., will be made by 6:00 p.m. the night before. There is no cancellation fee for tours cancelled due to weather.

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