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Day Tour: Arashiyama Todaiji Temple & Nara Park

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Travel to the countryside of Kyoto and Nara and visit their most cherished, nature-kissed attractions on this guided day tour from Osaka!


  • Watch the landscape change from city to countryside in a wink on this guided day tour from Osaka

  • Enjoy the company of an expert tour guide along your journey, who will give you insight on the attractions visited

  • A comfortable bus ride awaits you! The bus is equipped with free WiFi and dedicated USB ports

  • Visit Kyoto’s Arashiyama, and bask in the beauty of its ever-colorful natural landscape

  • Explore the tranquil vicinity of the Tadaiji Temple, a UNESCO site in Nara

  • Visit one of Japan’s oldest parks, Nara Park: known for its friendly residents, wild deer

  • Upgrade your ticket to include a buffet lunch meal or a special beef-Shabu lunch


  • Expert English-speaking tour guide

  • Round-trip transfers

  • Admission into attractions

  • Buffet lunch (Optional)

  • Beef Shabu lunch (Optional)


  • Hotel transfers

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

On this one-day tour, you will set off from the ever-grinding city of Osaka and become one with nature at three of its must-visit attractions. Your first destination is Arashiyama, a popular tourist destination wrapped around in a stunning natural setting. You’ll find several small temples scattered about the base of the wooded mountains, against the backdrop of the colorful cherry blossoms and autumn leaves (visit in fall). You’ll also visit its common sightseeing spots, including the Sagano Bamboo Grove and the Togetsukyo Bridge.

Next, at the city of Nara, head to its famous vast historical park that sits in harmony with the World Heritage Site of Todaiji Temple. Known for housing the Great Buddha of Nara, this temple also served as the head temple of all provincial Buddhist temples in Japan! You will also visit one of Japan’s oldest parks, Nara Park! Housing over 1,200 wild deer, this park has been known to protect deer for centuries, considering them gods of the Kasuga Shrine!

Ticket Information

This ticket has the following variants that you can choose from:

  • S Plan: Buffet Lunch

  • A Plan: Japanese-style set lunch

  • N Plan: No lunch

Important Information

  • Infants (aged 0-2yrs) go free. They will not be given separate seats on the bus

  • If you have any dietary restrictions, please let us know ahead of time (preferably while booking)


  • 8:30 AM- 9:00 AM: Departure from meeting points

  • 120 min at Arashiyama

  • Train ride from Arashiyama to Shijo-Omiya

  • 80 min at Nara Park

Discounted Tickets

Ages 0-2yrs go free. Ages 3-11yrs enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID)

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly

  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID while boarding

  • Please arrive 10-15 minutes before the start time of your tour to avoid delays

  • If you have purchased reduced-price tickets, please carry your valid photo ID proof for verification. Students must show their valid student IDs

Meeting Points

8:30 AM

  • Meet your tour guide at UMEDA Hearton Hotel Nishi-Umeda

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

8:35 AM

  • Meet your tour guide at Nipponbashi Tsurutontan Soemoncho

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

9 AM

  • Meet your tour guide at Namba OCAT

Get Directions to the Meeting Point


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