Private tour

Osaka: Private Discovery Tour with a Local

4.6 / 5

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Activity provider: City Unscripted
Private tour

Osaka: Private Discovery Tour with a Local

Activity provider: City Unscripted

From US$ 110.43 per person

Join a local host to explore different areas of Osaka on a private tour. Discover the main tourist sites as well as hidden local gems along the way. See the highlights and get familiar with the city, benefiting from insider knowledge as you go.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Japanese
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Be matched to a knowledgeable local guide based on your interests and personality
  • Get familiar with the best ways to navigate Osaka and use the transport systems
  • See the most famous attractions in the city with the benefit of local knowledge
  • Get tips and tricks from a local about things to do during your stay
  • Ask questions you have about exploring Osaka, cultural practice, or where to eat
Full description
Orientate yourself and check out a few of the most famous attractions in Osaka with your personal like-minded host, who will suggest a completly personalized itinerary based on your interests and preferences. Let a local kick-start your trip by showing you the highlights and giving you a priceless insight into city life, from advice about cultural practices to the best spots to eat authentic local food. Explore Osaka like a local and make the most of your time in Osaka from the start. Follow the unique route which your local host has designed specifically for you, either by walking or using public transport so you can get familiar with how to move around the city. Learn about the city’s cultural practices, heritage, culture and cuisine as you explore the city together, perhaps stopping to try some authentic local street food or visiting a shrine. Your local will give your trip the best possible start, helping you to make the most of your time in Osaka.
  • Private and personalized experience
  • 3 hours with a local host
  • Hotel meet-up (available for central location)
  • Walking experience
  • Food and drinks
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Tips (optional)

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Your local host will be in touch within 24 hours after booking to find out more about your personality and interests.
  • Your local host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary and agree 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.
  • Your local host may suggest adjustments or new routes if they feel that there is something just around the corner that you may enjoy, or perhaps if the weather affects your itinerary.
  • Although you will see the main attractions in the area, your local host will also help you to discover the places, things and stories that you won’t find in a guidebook and that make the city unique.
Customer reviews

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4.6 /5

based on 8 reviews

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The tour with Hiro was very enjoyable. I would definitely recommend him to anyone.

March 1, 2023

December 4, 2019

I would like to comment on the tour Akira gave us. He was very professional, knowledgeable, of course speaks an impeccable English, was creative and kindly accommodated to some physical limitations I have. I would recommend him highly Regards Cecilia Abdenur

November 9, 2019

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