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Kinkakuji Temple, Nijo Castle, Great Buddha at Todaiji Temple

Kyoto and Nara 1 Day Tour

Visit Nijo Castle, Kinkakuji Temple, Todaiji Temple and Kasuga Shrine - World Heritage Sites. Also visit Kyoto Imperial Palace, Kyoto Handicraft Center and Nara Park.
  Adult rate: from 15,000yen/adult(departs Kyoto) | from 17,900yen/adult(departs Osaka)
Child rate: from 12,700yen/child(departs Kyoto) | from 15,900yen/child(departs Osaka)

Plan includes:

Full-day guided tour using motorcoach
Pick up service (at designated locations only)
Drop off service (at designated locations in Kyoto only)
Transportation, Lunch, Admission fees
Option: Departs from Kyoto or departs from Osaka

Nijo Castle - The kyoto residence of the Tokugawa Shogun, built in 1603, Nijo Castle is famous for the contrast between its restrained exterior and gorgeous interials. Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavillion) Kyoto's most popular temple is the home of perhaps the world's most authentic and exquisite Japanese garden, as well as the celebrated Golden Pavilion. Kyoto Imperial Palace - The residence of the Imperial family until the capital was relocated to Tokyo in 1868. View the Shishinden Imperial state chamber where enthronement ceremonies took place. Kyoto Handicraft Center - Items on sale include antiques, perls, screens and scrolls, dolls, woodblock prints, fans & swords, Kimono & yukatas, books, etcs. Todaiji Temple - The Daibutsuden(Great Buddha Hall) is one of the worlds largest wooden buildings. It is one of Japan's best-known temples and enshrine a gigantic bronze statue of Buddha. Nara Park - In the park mainly swathed in grass, around 1,200 deer are allowed to roam free. They charm the tourists with their popular pose of stretching their neck upwards to beg for deer crackers. Kasuga Shrine - The most famous and beautiful Shinto shrine in Nara, it features some 3,000 antiques stones and bronze lanterns.



TOUR ITINERARY FOR 2018 & 2019 DEPARTURES
Accommodation: none
DEPARTS Kyoto/Osaka   Osaka-Kyoto-Nara-Kyoto-Osaka
7:25am [Departs Osaka]
Hotel Granvia Osaka on foot Osaka Station by train(JR Special Rapid/non-reserved seat)
Kyoto Station. on foot
8:30am [Departs Kyoto]
by bus AVANTI Sunrise Tours Desk (Kyoto Sta. Hachijo Exit)
by bus Nijo Castle (50mins) by bus Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion) (45mins)
by bus Kyoto Imperial Palace (40mins)
by bus
※When Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed, Kitano-tenmangu Shrine will be visited instead.
Lunch Japanese / Western Buffet
by bus Todaiji Temple with Great Buddha (50mins), on foot short walk to Nara Park (10mins), by bus Kasuga Taisha Shrine (40mins) by bus Nara Nagomikan (20mins)
6:30-7:30pm back to Kyoto by bus
Drop-off service to hotel in Kyoto. by bus
6:30pm [For participants departing from Osaka]
Kintetsu Nara Station. (Kintetsu/non-reserved seat) by train Back to Osaka.
The tour will disband upon arrival at Osaka Namba Sta.



OTHER TOUR INFORMATION
Time From Kyoto: 8:30am - 7:30pm
From Osaka: 7:25am - 6:30pm
Departure Dates 2018
Jan.5 ~ Mar.10: Tue., Thu., Sat.
Mar.13 ~ Dec.30: Daily

2019
Jan.5 ~ Mar.9: Tue., Thu., Sat.
Mar.12 ~ Dec.30: Daily
Meals Provided Breakfast: n/a | Lunch: 1 | Dinner: n/a
Guide Information Accompanied by Certified English Speaking Guide
Pick up Service Available at selected hotels only. See list of hotels
Drop off Service ※Kyoto departure participants only. Available at the following selected locations only. (ANA Crowne Plaza Kyoto, Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto, Karasuma Kyoto Hotel, Kyoto Hotel Okura, Kyoto Tokyu Hotel, Kyoto Station Karasuma Exit and Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit)
Note Minimum participants required: 1 person
Remarks Depending on the number of tour participants, either a JR train or b a bus will be used for transportation from Osaka and Kyoto, and a Kintetsu train or a bus will be used for transportation from Nara to Osaka. If using public transportation from Osaka to Kyoto or Nara to Osaka, note that all trains have non-reserved seating. Please note that seating is not guaranteed.
Journey between Osaka and Kyoto will be accompanied by an English-speaking tour assistance and use public transportation(JR train). Seating may not be available.
Public transportation will be used between Osaka and Kyoto, Nara and Osaka. Seating may not be available.
Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed on the following dates, tours on these dates will visit Kitano Tenmangu Shrine instead. (Mondays, Tuesday if Monday is a national holiday, May 14-17 for the Aoi Festival, New Year's holidays, and whenever there is an Imperial Household event).
Nishi Honganji Temple will be visited on Jun.25, Sep.25 and Dec.25 instead of Kitano-tenmangu Shrine.
Nijo Castle is closed on every Tuesday in January, July, August, December and the year end. During these dates, the tour will visit Ryoanji Temple instead. Areas requiring admission fees at Kasuga Taisha Shrine will not be visited.
Drop off service to Karasuma Kyoto Hotel and Hotel Monterey Kyoto cannot be provided during Gion Festival (July 14th-16th) due to traffi c restrictions.
The tour may not visit Nara Nagomikan if it is closed or due to traffic conditions.


TOUR PRICE
Prices for 2018 & 2019
Code Departure Tourname/Plan Adult Rate Child Rate
(6-11yrs old)
Reserve
N110 until Mar31,2019 Kyoto & Nara 1-Day Tour (Departs Kyoto) 15,000yen 12,700yen
from Apr1,2019 15,600yen 13,300yen
P910 until Mar31,2019 Kyoto & Nara 1-Day Tour (Departs Osaka) 17,900yen 15,900yen
from Apr1,2019 18,700yen 16,700yen
(Price per person in Japanese Yen, tax included)
See also:
Kyoto 1 Day Tour
Uji and Nara 1-Day Tour
Kyoto Morning Tour
Kyoto Afternoon Tour
Sagano Bamboo Grove and Arashiyama Walking Tour

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