Nara World Heritage Sites Afternoon Tour from Kyoto Instant Confirmation

The deer of Nara, crossing the road at the park

The deer of Nara Park, crossing the road

Take an easy half day trip from Kyoto and discover Nara’s most beautiful sights. Visit Kasuga Shrine and the largest bronze Buddha in Japan at Todaiji Temple.

  • The deer of Nara, crossing the road at the park
  • The Giant Buddha Statue of Todaiji Temple.
  • Todaiji Temple and the Great Buddha Hall
  • A beautiful Japanese lantern at Todaiji Temple
  • Serene temple grounds in Nara
  • Picturesque shrine and temple grounds in Nara
Relax and let us whisk you from Kyoto to Nara, where Todaiji Temple awaits. Home to the world’s largest wooden building. Todaiji also houses Japan’s largest bronze Buddha. Constructed in 752, this statue of the Cosmic Buddha stands an impressive 14.84 meters tall! Nara Park is located just outside the temple, and is the perfect spot to soak in the beauty of the city and mingle with the famous locals, the Nara deer! In the Shinto religion deer are considered messengers of the gods, so the deer of Nara are considered special. We will also stop at Kasuga Taisha Shrine, a World Heritage Site known for the thousands of lanterns that decorate the shrine grounds.
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2017 Nara Afternoon Tour
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 66.64
USD 66.64
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 57.64
USD 57.64
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 66.64
USD 66.64
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 57.64
USD 57.64
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 5 - 6.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: English-speaking guide / Round-trip transfers / General admission
  • Schedule
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  • Pick-up
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  • Drop-off
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  • 13:10-13:40 Pick-up at select Kyoto hotels or Check-in at AVANTI Sunrise Tours Desk
  • Todaiji Temple and Nara Park (60 min)
    The Giant Buddha Statue of Todaiji Temple. Todaiji is a World Cultural Heritage Site and home to the largest bronze Buddha statue in the world, housed by the largest wooden building in Japan. Stroll though Nara Park and meet the famous friendly local deer, thought to be messengers to the gods.
  • Kasuga Taisha Shrine (40 min)
    This historical Shinto shrine dates back to 768 and is known for its numerous bronze and stone lanterns. The deer of Nara Park are thought to be the shrine messengers.
  • Nara Nagomikan (20 min)
    Walk around Nara Nagomikan looking for the perfect Japanese crafts, goods, and souvenirs!
  • 18:30-19:30 Drop-off at select Kyoto hotels
Package detail / Schedule
2016 Nara Afternoon Tour
1 Select a date
2 Enter number of traveller
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 66.64
USD 66.64
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 57.64
USD 57.64
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 66.64
USD 66.64
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 57.64
USD 57.64
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 5 - 6.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: English-speaking guide / Round-trip transfers / General admission
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 13:20-13:40 Pick-up at select Kyoto hotels or Check-in at New Miyako Hotel (13:40)
  • Todaiji Temple and Nara Park (60 minutes)
    The bronze Giant Buddha at Todaiji Temple Todaiji is a World Cultural Heritage Site and home to the largest bronze Buddha statue in the world, housed by the largest wooden building in Japan. Stroll though Nara Park and meet the famous friendly local deer, thought to be messengers to the gods.
  • Kasuga Taisha Shrine (40 minutes)
    4 This historical Shinto shrine dates back to 768 and is known for its numerous bronze and stone lanterns. The deer of Nara Park are thought to be the shrine messengers.
  • Nara Nagomikan (20 minutes)
    Walk around Nara Nagomikan looking for the perfect Japanese crafts, goods, and souvenirs!
  • 18:30-19:30 Drop-off at select Kyoto hotels
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • 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.

      In these circumstances, please arrange for pick-up and drop-off at an unaffected hotel. Such arrangements will be done on a case by case basis.
    • At Kasuga Grand Shrine, the tour does not include entry to areas requiring additional admission fees.
    • Due to closures, traffic conditions, or other operational concerns, the tour may not visit Nara Nagomikan.
    • 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.
      If you would like a seat for a child (ages 0-5 years), please book them as a child.
    • The tour will not operate on the date of the Nara Marathon.
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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 66.64
USD 66.64

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Language English
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 5 - 6.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
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