Full Day Tour of Uji and Nara (Departing from Kyoto) Instant Confirmation

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See the famous Phoenix Hall of Byodoin Temple

Spend a full day exploring Uji and Nara, two of Japan’s oldest cities. Visit Byodoin and Todaiji, take part in a tea ceremony, and play with deer!

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Located on the southern outskirts of Kyoto between two ancient capitals, Uji is known for its matcha (green tea). Enjoy an authentic tea ceremony at Taihoan, across the river from Byodoin's famous Phoenix Hall. Guests will visit Uji's main historical sights, such as Ujibashi Bridge, Nakanoshima Park, and Byodoin Temple.

After lunch, visitors will be taken to Nara, one of the original capitals of Japan that celebrated its 1300th anniversary in 2010. Visit Nara Park, home to over 1200 friendly deer, and stroll through the lofty Todaiji Temple and Kasuga Grand Shrine.
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 162.71
USD 162.71
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 141.92
USD 141.92
Infant (Age 0-5)
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free
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 162.71
USD 162.71
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 141.92
USD 141.92
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
  • Duration: 10 - 11 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Lunch / Admission / Train fare / Accredited English-speaking guide / Tea Ceremony
  • Schedule
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  • 08:30 Meet at New Miyako Hotel
  • Depart Kyoto Station (20 min)
    Head towards Kyoto Station on foot, then hop on the JR Nara Line to Uji
  • Uji Bridge
    Uji Bridge is thought to have been originally built sometime in the 7th century and is counted among the oldest bridges in Japan. A small protrusion off one side of the bridge known as 'san-no-ma' offers great views.
  • Nakanoshima Park
    Stroll around Nakanoshima Park which is built on a sandbar in the middle of the river.
  • Tea Ceremony Experience at Taihoan (20 min)
    3333333333 Experience a traditional Japanese tea ceremony at an authentic tea house.
  • Byodoin Temple (50 min)
    20120522090148_1159367171_10001_0 Built near the end of the Heian Era, this temple houses a Buddha statue and other images, and is surrounded by a beautiful garden. The temple is registered as a part of the Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto. An image of this temple's Phoenix Hall is featured on the 10 yen coin.
  • Uji Station to Kyoto Station (20 min)
    Hop on the train and head back to Kyoto for lunch.
  • Western Style Lunch (60 min)
  • Bus Ride to Nara (70 min)
    Board the bus and be whisked off to Nara.
  • Todaiji Temple and Nara Park (60 min)
    A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this temple is the symbol of the Nara Period and one of the world's largest wooden structures. Its huge main hall and bronze Great Buddha are must see attractions.
  • Kasuga Taisha Shrine (40 min)
    141231Kasugataisya This Nara period shrine is designated as a World Heritage Site. The very friendly deer of Nara Park are thought to be the messengers of enshrined god.
  • Nara Nagomikan (20 min)
    The largest souvenir shop in Nara. Enjoy shopping around for the perfect souvenir.
  • 18:30-19:30 Drop-off at designated hotels
Package detail / Schedule
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Restriction(s)
    • If less than 2 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • The morning itinerary consists of a walking tour, not a bus tour, so please wear shoes and clothes appropriate for walking. In the afternoon, the tour will be conducted by bus.
Additional Note(s)
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • At Kasuga Taisha Shrine, the tour will not enter areas requiring admission.
    • The tour may not stop at Nara Nagomikan if it is closed or if traffic conditions make the visit difficult.
    • If the Uji River is flooding, the tour will not visit Nakanoshima Park.
    • During the Gion Festival (July 14 - 16), drop-off services to Karasuma Kyoto Hotel, Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto and Hotel Monterey Kyoto will be unavailable due to traffic restrictions.
    • Children (ages 0-5 years) will be able to participate for free under the following conditions.
      Tour:
      An individual seat will not be provided. Please have them sit on the lap of their parent or guardian. If there are seats available, they are welcome to use it, however they will not be getting a priority in seating.
      An individual meal or snack will not be provided as well.
      If you would like any of the above for children (ages 0-5 years), please book them as a child.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a minimum of 2.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 8 business days to 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 2 business days to 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 1 business days to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
Change policy
  • Please contact Veltra immediately if you make any changes to your booking once it is confirmed, as:

    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 8 business days to 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 2 business days to 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 1 business days to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 162.71
USD 162.71

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Language English
Pick-up Not available
Duration 10 - 11 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Meal Lunch
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