Day trip to ancient Nara from Kyoto

9 hr

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Day Trip

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Travel to Japan’s 8th century capital and immerse yourself in Nara’s ancient heritage and leafy green surroundings. With one of our hosts by your side, you will make the short journey from Kyoto to this city, which plays home to some of the most significant Zen temples and Shinto shrines in all of Japan. When lunch rolls around (which it inevitably does), you can enjoy authentic Kansai cuisine at a tranquil spot.

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Travel to Japan’s 8th century capital and immerse yourself in Nara’s ancient heritage and leafy green surroundings. With one of our hosts by your side, you will make the short journey from Kyoto to this city, which plays home to some of the most significant Zen temples and Shinto shrines in all of Japan. When lunch rolls around (which it inevitably does), you can enjoy authentic Kansai cuisine at a tranquil spot.

Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Kyoto Station Building, 901 Higashishiokojicho, Shimogyo, Kyoto 600-8216 Kyoto Prefecture

Take a train from Kyoto Station with your host who will eliminate any travel stress by organizing your tickets - no one likes looking at train timetables when they’re on holiday
IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Pass By: Todai-ji Temple, 406-1 Zoshicho, Nara 630-8211 Nara Prefecture

Explore Nara, one of Japan’s most traditional and culturally rich cities and stroll down Todai-ji- The main hall of the Todai-ji temple
IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Pass By:...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Kyoto Station Building, 901 Higashishiokojicho, Shimogyo, Kyoto 600-8216 Kyoto Prefecture

Take a train from Kyoto Station with your host who will eliminate any travel stress by organizing your tickets - no one likes looking at train timetables when they’re on holiday
IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Pass By: Todai-ji Temple, 406-1 Zoshicho, Nara 630-8211 Nara Prefecture

Explore Nara, one of Japan’s most traditional and culturally rich cities and stroll down Todai-ji- The main hall of the Todai-ji temple
IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Pass By: Kasuga-taisha, 160 Kasuganochō, Nara, 630-8212, Japan

See the most famous attractions like the Todai-ji Temple, the Kasuga-Taisha Shrine and Isui-en Garden
IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Pass By: Isui-en, Japan, 〒630-8208 Nara, Suimonchō, 72−3 氷心亭

Stroll through the streets, soak up the traditional architecture and enjoy the unique charm of the city, by visiting Isui-en Garden
IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Pass By: Nara Park, 469 Zoshicho, Nara 630-8211 Nara Prefecture

See the iconic deer roaming through the city’s streets and parks like Nara-koen Park
IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Pass By: Nara Park, Nara, Japan

Enjoy an authentic meal at a local eatery like Kura, with your host
IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Important Details

Included
  • Tickets to Isui-en Garden, Todai-ji Temple, Kasuga-Taisha Shrine, Kofuku-ji Temple and other
  • Private and personalized experience
  • 9 hours with a host (including travel time from Kyoto)
  • Walking experience once in Nara (other transportation can be arranged)
Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Food and drinks
  • Tickets to attractions other than the ones listed above
  • Transportation costs (Japan Rail Pass holders can travel free on the JR)
Departure Point
Kyoto, 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 at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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.