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Explorer Tours

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Explorer Tours offer Semi Private Bus Tours departing from Osaka to Nara, Kyoto, Kobe, and other amazing destinations! Semi Private services, meaning we offer maximum of 12 passengers in each tour with a minimum of 2 so you have plenty of privacy...more
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1-4-3 Nishishinsaibashi | Meeting Point: Shinsaibashi OPA, Chuo, Osaka 542-0086, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-7711-8411
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Although by singaporean standards the tour wasn’t the cheapest, my family was highly satisfied. Everyone from the boss to the driver had great pride and provided excellent service. There are very few tour agencies that do bespoke services. When I wanted to visit Wakayama, explorer...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was an excellent tour. We learned a lot of the history of Japan from our well-informed and competent guide, Emma. Our driver, Take, was great. Always ready with the van after each destination. He was always thinking if our comfort.

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No one can ask more for one day tour. The sites were very interesting. Our guide was excellent, with good English. She showed a good will to drop us nearby our hotel.

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour of Kyoto with Akira was the perfect way to navigate the city. I’ve been to Kyoto many times on my own, and getting around by bus is time consuming and the buses are always crowded. At a very reasonable cost, we were picked...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Osakaboi, Manager at Explorer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your comment. i know you lived in kansai for a while and you are quite familiar with Kyoto but it is also great that i had the opportunity to share more about our country. I am so glad to meet...More

Reviewed 14 October 2018

Excellent experience with Explore tours. We were picked up from OCAT Namba Station on time - in a lovely, clean well maintained van - and and greeted by Akira who is an affable and well informed tour guide. Akira knew a considerable about the destinations...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Osakaboi, Manager at Explorer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Hello Mark! Thank you for your amazing comment. it was a pleasure to meet and take you guys out to kyoto. im happy to hear i was able to show you more about Japan and our culture. we are not just a tourist destination, we...More

Reviewed 13 September 2018

My husband and I signed up to the Kyoto Arashiyama Semi Private Bus Tour Golden Pavilion & Bamboo Forest. Our guide, Akira, was super responsive and gave us updates regarding the recent typhoon - luckily there were no closures to any of the attractions we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Osakaboi, Manager at Explorer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Hello guys! Thank you so much for your warm words. i apologize for responding late. I am so happy to hear that you and your husband enjoyed our tour! we strive to do our best to offer each and every client we have the best...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017

We did three tours with this company, namely (i) Nara See-it-all; (ii) Kyoto See-it-all 2, as well as (iii) Himeji See-it-all. Booking process was done online via their website, pretty straightforward and easy to do. Payment is spilt-up; you pay a deposit on booking, and...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 9 December 2016

This review is a bit late our tour was back in March 2016. We wanted to get a little familiar with Osaka before we ventured out on our own and what better way to do that than with the locals! Curry our driver and Saki...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank NativeWahine
curryrice0712, マネージャー at Explorer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2016

Thank you for participating in our tour. Also, I hope to see you when you come to Japan. thank you.

Reviewed 23 June 2016

I took a last minute day trip to Koyasan with Explorer Tours where I booked online. Confirmation was quick and hassle free. Payment was easy as you can pay by CC on the site as well as the remainder on the spot by CC as...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank EddieSky
Reviewed 22 April 2016

We had 7 days in Osaka, so we decided to spend one of the days out of the Osaka city area. Were thinking of visiting some of the coastal towns so we chose the Wakayama, Shirahama see-it-all day tour from the Explorer Tour. The Wakayama...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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18 November 2018|
Response from Osakaboi | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hello! We offer ski tours during winter. as of now we have not received any updates from ski resorts when they will be open for the season yet so once we know the dates, our tours will be available on our website! we will... More
23 July 2018|
Response from Chyix2 |
Hi, let me know if I got this right. You want to go from Tokyo to Osaka, right? Then you need to take the Shinkansen bullet train and you should think at least 3-4 hours one-way. A good idea would be to find a place to stay... More
7 July 2018|
Response from Osakaboi | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
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