See the most popular tours and activities in Nara and see for yourself why they are the Best Sellers!
51Activities
  1. 1
    Enjoy the taste of green matcha tea, and take a moment to relax while sightseeing! Learn the basics of tea ceremony from the friendly owner.

    From USD8.75

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  2. 2
    See a more rural side of Japan, savor seasonal fruit and a delicious western-style lunch using local ingredients. After your meal, try various types of sake at the Imanishi Brewery for a gourmet day.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD79.25

    Fri
    7.5 hour(s) (morning)
  3. 3
    Experience an afternoon of culture and tradition in Nara with a moment of Zen in a Buddhist Image Copying session at Taimadera Temple and a tour around the Sumo hall with an English-speaking guide.
    English Available

    USD62.14

    Thu
    4.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  4. 4
    Visit Jikoin Temple to savor a cup of matcha green tea in the largest tea room of Japan. Discover a seasonal view of Nara through historical buildings and gardens with an English guide.
    English Available

    USD58.54

    Tue
    4.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  5. 5
    Tour around the celebratory temporary shrine and the hanging lanterns of Kasuga Taisha with a priest guide. Enjoy a special udon noodle lunch available only for a limited time.

    USD9.01

    Daily
    1.5 - 2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  6. 6
    Take this opportunity to learn how to make delicious sushi using the finest ingredients at a school right by Nara Station. Witness the techniques the professionals use at restaurants.

    USD46.69

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  7. 7
     
    Discover the art of sushi through a step-by-step lesson from a professional sushi chef. Use the techniques you learn in the sushi school to make nigiri, rolls and many more.

    From USDfree

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    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
    100%
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  8. 8
    Learn an ancient way of dyeing using plants. You can use about 8 plants including indigo depending on the season. Create a personalized and unique item just for you.

    From USD13.51

    Sun, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  9. 9
    Only on Feburary 3rd, the Mantoro Lantern Festival is held with about 2,000 stone lamps and 1,000 hanging lamps, lit with holy fire. Join a magical night at the shrine.

    USD18.01

    Wed, Fri
    1.5 hour(s) (evening)
  10. 10
    Discover the Wakamiya Shrine with a shrine guide. After the gates close, you may light a lamp in the corridor and wish upon it, then enjoy rare access to a special shrine to say a prayer.

    USD31.52

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1.5 hour(s) (evening)
  11. 11
    Take a comfortable bus ride to explore one of the most famous temples of Nara, ancient Horyuji. Trace the history of the Ikaruga area all the way to Prince Shotoku, dating back to the sixth century.
    Pick-up Provided

    USD31.52

    Daily
    (morning)
  12. 12
    Explore the World Heritage Sites of the western Seinokyo area of Nara. Discover the differences in architectural styles and learn the history behind the classic temples of Toshodaiji and Yakushiji .
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD24.32

    Daily
    (afternoon)
  13. 13
    Visit 3 of Nara's World Heritage sites: Todaiji Temple, home to the Great Buddha Statue, Kasuga Taisha Shrine, and Kofukuji Temple. Enjoy views of Wakakusayama and forest of Kasuga from the bus.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD36.02

    Daily
    (morning)
  14. 14
    See Nara's most beautiful sights in one day, from ancient Horyuji Temple to the temples of Ikaruga and Nishinokyo! Stroll through Horuiji , Yakushiji and Toshodaiji. Enjoy matcha tea at Jikoin Temple.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD64.84

    Daily
    (morning)
  15. 15
    This easy morning tour will take you to Nara's most famous World Heritage Sites, including Todaiji Temple, Kasuga Taisha Shrine, and Koufukuji Temple. You can even meet the city's cute deer!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD27.02

    Daily
    (morning)
  16. 16
    Enjoy rare glimpse into the daily life of the monks of Todaiji Temple, where you can either join morning prayers in the Great Buddha Hall or tour the living space of monks in the afternoon.

    USD11.71

    Weekend
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  17. 17
    At Saidaiji Temple experience a one-of-a-kind tea ceremony using a giant 30 cm cup, and see the rare Aizen Myo-o deity statue in a public presentation ceremony for a true 'only-in-Nara' experience!

    USD18.01

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (afternoon)
  18. 18
    Enter the serene enclosed prayer halls of Toshodaiji Temple, normally not open to the public. Discover the beauty of the historic structures of ancient Nara, and get a sneak peak into hidden halls.

    USD11.71

    Weekend
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  19. 19
    Explore ancient Horyuji Temple, built in the seventh century, with a monk guide. Once one of the most powerful Buddhist temples, discover the history of this dramatic World Heritage site in Nara.

    USD17.11

    Sun, Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (morning)
  20. 20
    Visit one of the Seven Great Buddhist Temples and discover the history and culture of Nara. A great opportunity to also experience Zazen meditation with your monk guide!

    USD18.01

    Weekend
    1.5 hour(s) (morning)