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Nara One day tour

This tour covers the main attraction in Nara. This city used to be an old capital city of Japan until it was moved to Kyoto in 710. Easy to access from Kyoto or Osaka, it is popular as an one day excursion. Along with the famous temples which is registered as world heritage sites, you get to play wi... read more

8hs $ 288

Nara half day tour

This is the short version of the Nara full day tour for people who want to see the quick view of the area, an ancient capital of Japan. It includes the famous Nara park where you can play with the deers, and Todai-ji temple where you can see the enormous Buddha statue. You can also enjoy shopping at... read more

4hs $ 144

Nara Private Full Day Tour by Car

(59) Reviews

Nara is an old capital of Japan. Nara had been the capital of Japan for 74 years before Nagaokakyo and Kyoto. Nara had been the center of Japanese Buddhism before Kyoto. Nara is famous for the Great Buddha, Kasuga-taisha Shrine, deer, and so on. read more

8h $ 288 up to 6 people

Kyoto Private Full Day Tour by Car

(59) Reviews

Kyoto is an old capital of Japan. Kyoto had been the capital of Japan for more than 1,000 years until 1868. Kyoto is actually the center of Japanese history and traditional culture. There are many scenic and historic sites including 17 UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kyoto and its vicinity. read more

8h $ 288 up to 6 people

Kyoto and Nara Private Full Day Tour by Car

(59) Reviews

I will guide you around Kyoto and Nara in a day by car in English. Kyoto is an old capital of Japan. Kyoto had been the capital of Japan for more than 1,000 years until 1868. Kyoto is actually the center of Japanese history and traditional culture. Nara was the first capital of Japan from 710 to ... read more

8h $ 288 up to 6 people

Nara Golden Route (Todaiji, Kofukuji, Kasuga Shrine)

(59) Reviews

Nara was the Imperial capital of Japan between 710 and 784 A.D. The city has many places of historical interest including Nara Park, Todaiji temple, Kasuga shrine, and Kofukuji Temple. The Great Buddha Hall, the main hall of the Todaiji Temple, is one of the largest wooden structures in the worl... read more

by Hideo
8h $ 270 up to 30 people

Beautiful Memories In The Eternal Ancient City, Nara

(29) Reviews

Nara Luminarie is one of the big winter events that is held in February. It starts February 8th - 14th. A fantasy world extends in front of you in Nara Park. read more

by Masaki
8h $ 252 up to 10 people

Nara Sightseeing & the World of Buddhist Statuary

(32) Reviews

Through this tour you will be intrigued with the charm of Buddhist statuary, which represents people's wishes and prayers. Figures of statues vary according to the development of eras from Asuka period to Muromachi period. At the same time you can read more

7h $ 221 up to 5 people

Your most memorable tour in Kyoto

(41) Reviews

Following a pick-up at your hotel, you will go to Kinkakuji Temple which is called the Golden Pavilion. It's most famous for its beautiful garden complex in Japan. It's an excellent example of the medieval Japan's garden design. The harmonies relationship between architecture and landscape were ... read more

9h $ 216 up to 18 people

Excursion In Hiroshima, Okayama, Kobe, Himeji, Kagawa, Mie, and Lake Biwa

(29) Reviews

This is basically a custom tour. You may go around various popular sightseeing spots. Hiroshima, Okayama, or Mie is covered as well as Kyoto, Nara, Osaka. In principle, this isn't a tour accompanied by lodging. It suits those who want to go around various places and experience different experienc... read more

by Masaki
8h $ 252 up to 8 people

Your most memorable tour in Kyoto (Kinkakuji-Temple, Kiyomizu-Temple and Fushimi Inari Shrine etc.)

(41) Reviews

In Kinkakuji Temple, you can see beautiful garden and golden pavilion. Next, you will go to Kiyomizu temple. Since Kiyomizu Stage stands 13 meters high, you can get a full view of Kyoto city from there. After lunch, you will viist Fushimi Inari Shrine. There are roughly 10,000 torii gates. Morove... read more

8h $ 180 up to 18 people

Nara Yoshino Cherry Blossoms & Autumn Leaves Viewing

(59) Reviews

Mt.Yoshino is one of the most popular cherry blossom viewing spots and furthermore one of the most popular changing colors of autumn leaves viewing spots in Japan. Mt.Yoshino boasts 100,000 cherry trees planted in four groves at different altitudes. Each level blooms in succession. Generally you ... read more

by Hideo
9h $ 279 up to 30 people

Your most memorable tour & Tea Ceremony Experience in Kyoto

(41) Reviews

Following a pick-up at your hotel, you will go to Kinkakuji Temple which is called the Golden Pavilion. It's most famous for its beautiful garden complex in Japan. It's an excellent example of the medieval Japan's garden design. The harmonies relationship between architecture and landscape were... read more

7h $ 162 up to 18 people

Trekking & Walking Tour in Higashi-yama Area from Fushimi Inari to Gion  

(32) Reviews

This tour is meant for those who are interested in trekking in mountains and visiting popular tourist attractions plus lesser-known places of historic interest in Fushimi and Higashiyama Areas. You will visit Fushimi Inari Grand Shrine, Kiyomizu and read more

7h $ 221 up to 5 people

Browsing Nara with 3 world heritage

(5) Reviews

It is quiet and spacious in Nara, compared to Kyoto or Osaka. I introduce three world heritage, Todaiji-temple Kasuga ground shrine, and Kofukuji-temple. Then we are browsing at Nara town, which was developped during Edo period by merchants. You can meet deer everywhere and feed them with deer biscu... read more

by Kaoru
8h $ 252 up to 10 people

Animal Adventure in Ancient Capitals(KYOTO+NARA) w/Award-winning Photographer

(4) Reviews

This tour is focusing on animals in ancient capitals. 1. travel to Nara Park to meet deer. Deer has been regarded as a messenger of god. You can touch, feed, and take a picture w/them. Visit Todaiji Temple to see the largest Budda statue. 2. go to Monkey Park, Dog Temple, or Kyoto Aquarium to... read more

by Ai
6h $ 602 up to 30 people

Tempting TOKYO Trip w/award-winnig photographer

(4) Reviews

A weekend trip to a modern, sophisticated Metropolitan area! Since I used to live in TOKYO, I know the capital very well. read more

by Ai
8h $ 602 up to 30 people

Healing HIROSHIMA Highlights w/award-winnig photographer

(4) Reviews

A daytrip from KANSAI(Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe, Nara) to HIROSHIMA! First, we will eat HIROSHIMA-YAKI, a local pancake for lunch. After the lunch, I will show you around Peace Memorial Park, where former US Present Obama gave a great address. Last but not least, we will visit HIROSHIMA Castle to... read more

by Ai
9h $ 602 up to 30 people

Private Tour Half Day Walking Tour In Nara

(8) Reviews

We visit Nara park, Todaiji Temple, Kasuga Shrine and Koufukuji Temple from 9 a.m. to 13 p.m. Nara was an ancient capital of Japan from 710 to 784 before the capital was moved to Kyoto. Todaiji Temple is famous for the Big statue of Budda and the Budda hall is the biggest wooden structure in the ... read more

by Akira
4h $ 162 up to 10 people

Private Tour One day tour for Nara and Osaka

(8) Reviews

In one day we visit Todaiji Temple and Kasuga shrine in Nara and Osaka castle and Dootonnbori ( famous shoppingnand entertainment place) in Osaka First we visit Nara and from there we go to Osaka by train and visit Osaka castle and dootonbori district. read more

by Akira
8h $ 288 up to 10 people

Trekking & Walking Tour in Autumn Foliage from Takao down to Arashiyama

(32) Reviews

This tour is designed for those who like trekking along the Kiyotaki River in autumn foliage and like visiting lesser-known temples of scenic and historic interest with moss-covered gardens located in a serene environment. read more

7h $ 221 up to 5 people

Cherry Blossom Viewing Walking Tour from Ginkaku-ji to Maruyama Park

(32) Reviews

The tour starts at JR Kyoto Station at 9 AM. You will go to Demachi Yanagi Station by JR Nara Line and Keihan Line. From there you will begin walking. The main tourist attractions of this tour are Ginkaku-ji Temple ( the Silver Pavilion ), the Philosopher's Path, Nanzen-ji Temple, Heian Jingu Shr... read more

7h $ 221 up to 5 people

Trekking & Walking Tour in Fresh Green from Takao down to Arashiyama

(32) Reviews

This tour is designed for those who are interested in trekking along the Kiyotaki River in fresh green and visiting lesser-known temples of scenic and historic interest on the way from Takao down to Arashiyama. The fresh leaves of maple, cherry and other trees amuse your eyes and the murmur of the ... read more

7h $ 221 up to 5 people

Nara and Osaka in One Day

(4) Reviews

In the morning, we will be visiting Nara, the ancient capital city of Japan before Kyoto. In the afternoon, we will move to Osaka, the vibrant center of Western Japan. You can feel two different faces of Japan, old and new in one day. Experience ancient history during the day and enjoy vibrant ... read more

by Toichi
8h $ 180 up to 5 people

Explore Nara

(2) Reviews

Nara is ideal for those who wish to see not only numerous historical structures but also to touch, feed wild deers roaming freely around in the Nara Park. There are 8 UNESCO heritages in Nara spotted sparsely in the historic regions which have full of rich tales in Nara period (from 710 to 794). Vis... read more

8h $ 315 up to 20 people

Explore Nishino-Kyo, Nara

(2) Reviews

There are 8 UNESCO heritages in Nara spotted sparsely in the historic regions which have full of rich tales in Nara period (from 710 to 794). Visiting 3 UNESCO heritages (3 temples) in this tour. read more

8h $ 315 up to 20 people

In search for the birth place of the Hozoin-Ryu Sojutsu School of spearmanship

(9) Reviews

Nara is a birth place of the Hozoin-Ryu Sojutu School of spearmanship. It was founded by Kakuzenbo Hoin In-ei who was a Buddhist monk of Kohfukuji Temple in Nara dating back 450 years.It is said that In-ei invented a spear with cross-shaped spearhead inspired by the reflection of the crescent moon o... read more

7h $ 180 up to 5 people

Experience Serene Atmosphere of Ancient Capital of Nara

(9) Reviews

Nara was an acient capital of Japan and still retains serene atmosphere in Nara Park. There are three famous historic sites in Nara city including Todaiji Temple, Kohfukuji Temple and Kasuga-taisha Shrine. Those spots are located in Nara Park. Some buildings are original and some were repeatedly rec... read more

1 day $ 180 up to 6 people

One day trip of Horyu-ji Temple

(3) Reviews

-Horyu-ji Temple was founded by Prince Shotoku in 607(Asuka period). -The location is about 16 km(10 miles) southwest of Nara city -The temple structures are the oldest wooden buildings in the world. -The temple was the first place in Japan to be designated as UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site.... read more

by MAKOTO
4h $ 108 up to 15 people

One day trip of Nara Park/Temples/Shrine

(3) Reviews

-Nara Park is famous and known as Deer Park, and more than one thousand deer roam freely in the park. -Numerous important temples, shrines, gardens and museums are within minutes of one another within the park. -The most famous sites are Todai-ji temple, Kasuga Grand Shrine, and Kofuku-ji temple. ... read more

by MAKOTO
6h $ 162 up to 20 people

Nara Yakushi-ji Temple/Toshodai-ji Temple --- UNESCO World Heritage Temples

(3) Reviews

- Yakushi-ji Temple is located about five kilometer south west of JR Nara station. - Two major UNESCO World Heritage temples(Yakushi-ji & Toushodai-ji) are located here. - After meeting at Nishinokyo station, we walk through Yakushi-ji, and Toshodai-ji Temple. - As an optional tour, we can visit ... read more

by MAKOTO
5h $ 135 up to 15 people

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