On our way home to the states, we had a 10 hour layover and contacted Katsumi. Since he had another group booked that day, he was kind enough to give us a discounted rate if we wanted to join. What a wonderful surprise.
The tour was personal and insightful. We were brought to an impressive temple ceremony in the morning. Katsumi showed us around old Narita, brought us to the oldest farm in the area as well as a pit stop at a Japanese 7/11. The latter may sound silly, but, it was actually really fun to explore what is popular locally. 7/11 coffee in Japan is really good, btw :) He asked our opinion every step of the way, what our preference were and tailored our tour. In the same 4 hour tour we also saw the largest Buddha in the world. We weren't ready to be back at the airport when the couple (mother/daughter) we were with had to go back, so we asked to extend.
He kindly obliged and we had lunch with him and spent another 2 hours exploring local foods and culture. He is an absolute joy. Very knowledgeable and pleasure to converse with. We've been recommending him to all our friends and family heading to Asia. If you have a few hours to spare, give him a call, you will not regret it! Narita is beautiful and Katsumi is your go-to guy for the area.
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