Book walking tours designed for you to experience Japan hands-on. Small, intimate groups for the curious traveller.

Tea & Izakaya Gourmet Tour of Nara

Two husband-and-wife teams. Two hidden places. Come hungry.

Spend an afternoon learning all about Japanese teas, and an evening relaxing at an izakaya only the locals know about. This tour includes a tea tasting set with 5 different teas, a 10-course meal, and a food-crazy guide. An unforgettable day trip from Kyoto or Osaka.

Wednesdays & Sundays from 3pm-8pm
Time needed:
5 hours
Price: ¥10,000/person (October 2017 Special)

You can also book this as a private tour.

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The Alternative Fushimi Inari Walking Tour

Beyond the torii gates and into the world of Inari belief

The Fushimi Inari Shrine is more than its famous tunnels of vermillion-red torii gates. Dive deep into the world of Inari with this 3.5-hour narrated walking tour about dragons, political resistance, and the story behind Japan’s most successful religious franchise.

Daily from 8:30am- 12 noon, except Tuesdays
Time needed:
3.5 hours
Price: ¥3,800/person (Oct-Dec 2017)

You can also book this as a private tour.

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Intellectually Stimulating

Craft Tabby tours are for travelers who are curious about things. We don’t just take you around places (you could do that on your own!). We give you the context and answer all your “whys”.

Very Small Group Tours

Large tour groups are no fun, especially when you’re trying to get around the narrow streets of Kyoto. Our groups are small and intimate: 2 to 8 travelers only. This way we get to interact with everyone on the tour.

No Tips and Gratuities

We do our best all the time. Plus Japan is a no-tipping country. Why should tour guides be any different?

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