Day trip to Nara from Osaka

9 hr

E-Ticket

Day Trip

Group Tour

Explore picturesque Nara on a private and personalised experience. Your Local Host will show you Nara’s highlights like the Todai-ji Temple as well as revealing hidden gems and the most beautiful spots in the city. Visit stunning Shinto shrines, sacred Buddhist sites and stroll through peaceful gardens and along forest paths, as well as enjoying authentic Kansai cuisine. A day in Nara will feel like a holiday from your holiday!
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Itinerary Details

What you'll do

Join a like-minded Local Host to explore historic Nara and immerse yourself in the city’s rich collection of traditional and cultural sites.

Enjoy the natural beauty of this area as you explore shrines and temples tucked away down winding forest paths and in beautifully landscaped traditional gardens, and see the semi-wild deer roaming through the streets and park.

See the highlights that the city is famed for like the Todai-ji Temple, the Kasuga-Taisha Shrine and Isui-en Garden as well as discovering hidden local gems that you wouldn’t necessarily find in a guidebook, but your Local Host will share with you.

Stop for lunch at an authentic neighbourhood eatery recommended by your Local Host, and try some of the region’s traditional cuisine or let your Local Host take you to their favourite spot - you won’t be disappointed!

What to expect
* Take a train from Osaka with...
What you'll do

Join a like-minded Local Host to explore historic Nara and immerse yourself in the city’s rich collection of traditional and cultural sites.

Enjoy the natural beauty of this area as you explore shrines and temples tucked away down winding forest paths and in beautifully landscaped traditional gardens, and see the semi-wild deer roaming through the streets and park.

See the highlights that the city is famed for like the Todai-ji Temple, the Kasuga-Taisha Shrine and Isui-en Garden as well as discovering hidden local gems that you wouldn’t necessarily find in a guidebook, but your Local Host will share with you.

Stop for lunch at an authentic neighbourhood eatery recommended by your Local Host, and try some of the region’s traditional cuisine or let your Local Host take you to their favourite spot - you won’t be disappointed!

What to expect
* Take a train from Osaka with your Local Host who will take any stress out of traveling by organising your tickets
* Explore Nara, one of Japan’s most traditional and culturally rich cities
* See the most famous attractions like the Todai-ji Temple, the Kasuga-Taisha Shrine and Isui-en Garden
* Stroll through the streets and soak up the traditional architecture and unique charm of the city
* See and feed the iconic deer roaming through the streets and parks
* Enjoy an authentic meal at a local eatery with your host

Important Details

Included
  • Tickets to:Isui-en Garden, Todaiji-Temple, Kasuga-Taisha Shrine, Kofuku-ji Temple, Nigatsu-do
  • 9 hours with a host (including travel time to and from Osaka)
  • Private and personalised experience
  • Walking experience (other transport can be arranged at an additional cost)
Not Included
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Food and drinks
  • Tickets to any attractions other than the ones mentioned
  • Transportation costs (Japan Rail Pass holders can travel free on the JR)
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
Osaka, Japan

Traveler pickup is offered
Once you have booked your experience, we will be in touch in order to finalise the meeting point details with you. We can arrange pick up from hotels and other locations in the centre of the city. Your meeting point must be confirmed and agreed by the experience planners in advance. This is a walking experience, so your host will meet you on foot

Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • After booking, you will receive a short questionnaire, so you’ll be able to tell us more about your interests and preferences. Based on your responses you’ll be matched with a like-minded Local Host
  • Meeting Point
  • Your meeting point is flexible, and to be agreed with your Local Host. Meet-up at your hotel or accommodation can be requested, or your Local Host will meet you at a convenient location close to the start of your experience.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.