Nara Afternoon

Nara Afternoon

The tour takes ou to two World Heritage Sites in Nara, Todai-ji Temple and Kasuga Taisha Shrine, on this half-day course. Experience an encounter with wild deer in nearby Nara Park, something few other places in the world offer.

Tour Details

Information

Price : Adult (age 12+)

JPY10,400

Child (age 6-11)

JPY9,400

 
Duration : approx. 6 hours
Departs : Hotel Granvia Osaka [map] (12:30)
Visits :
  • [Nara] Todaiji Temple
  • Nara Park
  • Kasuga Taisha Shrine
  • Nara Nagomikan
Includes :
  • English-speaking guide
  • Other admission fees and transportation costs included in the tour

Tour Plan

PlanMealsPrice
AdultChild
1. Nara Afternoon No Lunch JPY10,400 JPY9,400
※ Children (6-11 years), Infants (0-5 years. Meals, seating and other such services are not included)
Departure Dates
05 Jan - 10 Mar : Tue, Thu, Sat
13 Mar - 30 Dec : Daily

Except

Date of Nara Marathon

Schedule

1

Depart from Hotel Granvia Osaka

Walk to Osaka Station
2

From Osaka Station to Kyoto Station

JR Special Rapid Service/Rapid Service (non-reserved seat) or Bus
Depending on the number of participants, the tour will use JR train or a bus from Osaka to Kyoto, and Kintetsu train or bus from Nara to Osaka. Please note that seating is non-reserved for the trip from Osaka to Kyoto and the trip from Nara to Osaka if using public transportation. Please note that seating is not guaranteed.
3

Depart from Sunrise Tours Desk inside Avanti (across from Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit)

All sightseeing in Kyoto on this tour is by bus.
4

From Kyoto to Nara (90 min)

Head to Nara via Nara Keinawa Expressway.
5

Todai-ji Temple (Great Buddha) / Nara Park (60 min)

A World Heritage site. This is the symbol of the Nara Period and one of the world's largest wooden structures. Its huge main hall and bronze Great Buddha are impressive to behold.
6

Kasuga Taisha Shrine (40 min)

This Nara Period shrine is designated as a World Heritage Site. The deer of Nara Park are thought to be the shrine messengers.
The tour will not enter areas requiring admission.
7

Nara Nagomikan (20 min)

The largest souvenir shop in Nara. Enjoy yourself in this spacious shop and look for the perfect souvenir.
This facility may be omitted from the itinerary if it is closed on the day of the tour, or as a result of traffic congestion.
8

From Nara Nagomikan to Kintetsu Nara Station

Go to Kintetsu Nara Station via bus and on foot.
9
From Kintetsu Nara Station to Osaka Namba Station
Kintetsu Rail (non-reserved seat) or Bus.

Condition

Tour Operator : JTB Japan Travel Corp.
Pickup service : Not available
Departs : Hotel Granvia Osaka [map] (12:30)
Disband : Osaka Namba Station (18:30)
Please head to your next destination on your own after the tour.
Guide : English Speaking Guide
Participants : Minimum 2 - Maximum 20
Meal : Not included
Remarks :
  • At Kasuga Taisha Shrine, the tour does not include entrance to areas requiring admission.
  • Nara Nagomikan may be omitted from the itinerary if it is closed on the day of the tour, or as a result of traffic congestion.
  • Depending on the number of participants, JR rail or a bus may be used for the trip from Osaka to Kyoto, and Kintetsu rail or a bus may be used from Nara to Osaka. Please note that seating is non-reserved for the trip from Osaka to Kyoto and the trip from Nara to Osaka if using public transportation. Please note that seating is not guaranteed.
  • Children under age 6 may participate for free, but will not be provided with their own bus seats and must sit on the lap of their parent or guardian.
    If a seat on the bus is required for the child, please make a booking at the child rate.

Gallery

PlayStop
  • Todaiji Temple
  • Great Buddha
  • Nara Park
  • Kasuga Taisha

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    500 George Street, Sydney,
    New South Wales, Australia, 2000
  • Mon-Fri: 10:00 - 18:00
    Sat: 12:00 - 16:00
    Sun, Public Holiday: close

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