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Explore the Kansai region with the cultural capital of Japan as base. From Kyoto, you can easily explore neighboring areas such as Osaka, Nara, Himeji and Hiroshima through exciting tours and activities. Check out our line-up below and make the most of your stay in Japan.
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  1. Explore both Kyoto and Nara conveniently on a bus tour to visit the highlights such as Fushimi Inari, Kinkakuji Temple, Todaiji Temple, and more! Get helpful English guidance along with transfers from either Kyoto or Osaka.
    English Available

    USD63.09

    Daily
    9.5 - 11.5 hour(s) (morning)
  2. Dive deeply into the richness of both Kyoto and Nara as you visit temples, shrines, and even the Imperial Palace. Treat yourself to a day in the majestic splendor of these ancient places.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD149.58

    Daily
    10 - 12 hour(s) (morning)
  3. 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.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD73.83

    Daily
    5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  4. Head to Osaka for a day-trip through one of Japan’s most iconic cities! See the city from the Floating Garden Obsevatory, visit Osaka Castle and take a river cruise along Ogawa River.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD160.13

    Sun, Tue, Thu, Sat
    9 - 9.5 hour(s) (morning)
  5. Gain insight into the rich history of this vast city as you walk along the ruins of the atomic bomb park and museum. Gaze upon the sacred Itsukushima Shrine and sink your teeth into mouthwatering Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki.
    English Available

    From USD326.02

    Sun, Tue, Thu, Fri
    12 - 13 hour(s) (morning)
  6. Set out for Hiroshima as you visit some of the most sacred locations in Japan. Get to the heart of this country, both old and new, all with an English guide. Perfect for families staying in Kyoto!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD369.17

    Daily
    12.5 hour(s) (morning)
  7. Spend a full day exploring two historical cities, Uji and Nara. Known to be two of Japan’s oldest cities, visit the famed Byodoin and Todaiji temple, Kasuga Taisha shrine and play with the friendly deer!
    English Available

    USD175.47

    Tue, Fri
    10.5 - 11.5 hour(s) (morning)
  8. Discover Kyoto's peaceful countryside with visits to the bamboo grove of Arashiyama in the morning and the thatched roof village of Miyama in the afternoon. Spend time experiencing local suburban life and enjoy a Japanese lunch.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD191.77

    Group Discount
    Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    8 hour(s) (morning)
  9. Make your way to the famed pre-historic thatched houses of Miyama. Stroll through the peaceful countryside and see how the locals spend their daily lives in this quaint Japanese town with a fun visit to a local home.
    Pick-up Provided

    USD62.14

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon)
  10. Visit majestic Todaiji Temple, Kofukuji Temple, and Kasuga Taisha Shrine, where you can meet Shinto priests or priestesses. Enjoy a lovely lunch, time to explore the town and a sake tasting too!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD316.43

    Daily
    8 - 9 hour(s) (morning)
  11. Tour the World Heritage Sites of Itsukushima Shrine in Miyajima and Hiroshima's Atomic Bomb Dome on this leisurely yet educational tour with convenient transportation between Kyoto and Osaka.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD369.17

    Daily
    12.5 hour(s) (morning)
  12. Meet cute deer in Hiroshima and Miyajima, explore the charming retro town of Kurashiki and stroll through one of Japan's best gardens to see a different side of the country during your visit to Kyoto.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD746.00

    Group Discount
    Family Discount
    Daily
    2 day (morning)
  13. Enjoy easy departure from Kyoto as you head to one of Japan's most iconic sights, Himeji Castle! Walk part of Akashi Kaikyo Bridge, the world's longest suspension bridge, hanging over the water.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD185.06

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    8.5 - 9 hour(s) (morning)

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