Over View

・Meet at Nara Ikaruga Tourism Waikaru, complete the reception, watch the video on operation of the buggy, then practice using the vehicle to check how it is operated.
・After practicing, depart on a tour of the three towers, Horyuji(World Heritage), Hokiji(World Heritage), and Horinji Temples. Guide staff will take photos at each spot.  There is free time, so you can visit Hokiji and Hiorinji Temple (optional).
・ Return to Nara Ikaruga Tourism Waikaru, hand over of the photo data and end the tour.


•This is a mobile activity where you can feel the wind in colorful (red, yellow and green) 50cc Mini Buggies, while experiencing the four seasons, such as cherry blossoms in spring and autumn leaves and cosmos in fall.
•The different colors of the shrine and mini-buggy are the center of attention.

Reccomended points

・You can enjoy the tour with peace of mind because you will have prior practice on the actual vehicle and the guide will lead the way.
・Since we will stop at each temple, it is possible to visit Hokiji and Horinji Temples. In addition, staff will take photos and videos. There is no doubt that they will shine when posted on SNS platforms.


Meet at Nara Ikaruga Tourism Waikaru Reception, course/operation explanation video viewing, practice                                    

Buggy Experience “Horyuji, Hokiji, Horinji” Three Pagoda Tour
(Free time for photos and walking at each spot) 

Arrive at Nara Ikaruga Tourism Waikaru          
Receive the photo data via airdrop and e-mail, then end the tour

* Duration: 2 hours

★ Meeting/Dismissing Place:

Nara Ikaruga Tourism Waikaru
Address: 1-6-30 Horyuji-Higashi, Ikaruga-cho, Ikoma-gun, Nara Pref.

Implementation Period

Year-round  (Except every Wednesday, year end and new year holidays) 

Min No. of participants

1 Person

Max No. of Participants

Up to 4 Person(s)
Group tours: Not possible

Participant Conditions

Participation age: 18 years and older( must hold a valid international driver’s license)


Per pax: Adult 4,800JPY

* Included: Experience fee(guide fee, photography, fuel fee, insurance fee, Consumption tax)
* Excluded: Admission fee (for visitors), transportation to and from the meeting place

Language Support

Japanese, English
Interpreter guide accompaniment: Not Necessary
Language Supplementation tool: Available (Automatic Translator) 

Cancellation Policy

3 Days before the tour date: 30%
The day before the tour date :50%
The day of the tour date: 100% 


Weather Conditions

Departure decision due to weather→ Yes
Decision time: The evening of the day prior

Things to Note

•An international driver’s license permit is required to drive
•The buggy is single seater
•On the day if you have a fever of 37.5 degrees or higher, you may not participate.
•Rain or Shine (raincoat and towel: free rental)

Facility Information

Facility name: Nara Ikaruga Tourism Waikaru   
Address: 1-6-30 Horyuji-Higashi, Ikaruga-cho, Ikoma-gun, Nara Pref.
Business hours: 09:00-18:00      
Regular Holiday: Wednesdays
Wi-Fi: Unavailable                   
Foreign Language pamphlet/Menu: Available
Language support:Japanese, English
Cultural food accommodations: Impossible
Facilities for disabilities: Unavailable    
Credit card facilities: Available