A night in Osaka with a local
A night in Osaka with a local
A night in Osaka with a local
A night in Osaka with a local
A night in Osaka with a local
A night in Osaka with a local
A night in Osaka with a local
A night in Osaka with a local
A night in Osaka with a local
A night in Osaka with a local

A night in Osaka with a local

Karaoke, izakaya hopping and 5am ramen.

  • Private &

  • 4 hours

  • From
    $57.50  USD
    per person
    based on 8 adults

  • Walking

  • Multiple languages available
    (including English)

What you'll do

For a truly authentic Osakan experience, you could kick things off with a butt-naked scrub down at a traditional sento, where locals freshen up before some well-deserved hashigo zake, or bar hopping, as we know it. Your local insider has the scoop on hideouts like Hozenji Yokocho and the maze of bars in Tenma, and will make up for any language barriers. The local patrons of Osaka’s izakaya will happily talk to you all night - even if you don’t speak Japanese! Your host will effortlessly order plates of dishes like kushikatsu as you pour sake for one another, then feed your sake-induced insomnia with gyoza pork dumplings and some karaoke, or end your experience slurping ramen on the way home - just like a true local!

Where you’ll go

Osaka’s reputation as Japan’s friendliest, and least conservative city, rings even truer at night - it won’t be long before you’re cheering ‘kanpai’ over sake with noisy locals in a jam-packed izakaya bar! You could explore Dōtonbori and neighboring Ura Namba, the heart of Osaka’s entertainment district where giant, animatronic signs are nothing out of the ordinary. But even here amongst the kaleidoscope of neon lights, street food joints and karaoke bars, there are surprises like Hozenji Yokocho, a narrow alleyway of tiny taverns and tachinomiya standing bars. Or perhaps head for Tenma in northern Osaka, a docile neighborhood by day that comes alive at night when the lanterns of dozens of izakaya illuminate its labyrinth of narrow lanes.

  • A night in Osaka with a local
  • A night in Osaka with a local
  • Hit the town with a host and discover how locals have fun after hours.

  • Indulge in the Osakan pastime of hashigo zake, or bar hopping, with your host leading the way.

  • Unleash your inner pop star at a karaoke bar, with a private booth to keep the haters at bay.

  • Enjoy plenty of fuel in the form of tasty street food, the perfect match for craft beer and sake.

  • Get tips from your host on the hottest nightlife spots in the city, setting you up for the rest of your stay.

This experience will be personalized to you!

What’s included

  • Private and personalized itinerary
  • 4 hours in the city with a host
  • Walking experience ( if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options )
  • Authentic local knowledge and insights
  • 2 drinks of your choice
  • Hotel meet-up ( available on request for central location )

What’s not included

  • Food and drink
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuities (optional)

Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

Cancel 14 days before the experience for a full refund

How it works

  • 1

    Tell us about you!

    Once you book, fill in a quick questionnaire and tell us what you’d like from your experience.
    Tell us about you!
  • 2

    We introduce you to your perfect local

    Build your perfect tour and experience together
    We match you with a host
  • 3

    The best part!

    Experience the city like you would with a knowledgeable friend living there
    The best part!

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