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Nara Afternoon Tour to Todaiji Temple and Kasuga Taisha Shrine from Osaka Instant Confirmation

Shika deer in Nara Park

The revered and mystic Shika deer of Nara.

Spend an afternoon visiting Nara’s most beautiful sights such as the Kasuga Shrine and Todaiji Temple's giant Buddha while mingling with Nara’s famous deer.

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A visit to the "must-see" Todaiji Temple is first up on this afternoon tour to scenic Nara. Todaiji is the world’s largest wooden building, and houses a 15m bronze Buddha, the largest in Japan.

After seeing Todaiji Temple, head to Nara Park to soak in the beauty of park and mingle with the city’s most famous inhabitants, the deer! They are considered messengers to the gods of nearby Kasuga Taisha Shrine, decorated with a myriad of bronze and stone lanterns.
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Nara Afternoon Tour
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 94.88
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Child (Age 6-11)
USD 85.76
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Infant (Age 0-5)
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 94.88
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Child (Age 6-11)
USD 85.76
USD 85.76
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 6 - 6.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Admission / Transportation fee / English-speaking guide
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  • 12:00-12:30 Pick-up from Designated Hotels in Osaka
  • 13:45 Osaka to Nara (90 min)
    The bronze Giant Buddha at Todaiji Temple Gather at Hotel Granvia Osaka and walk to Osaka Station. Board a rapid service train to Kyoto Station (non-reserved seating). Walk to AVANTI Sunrise Tours Desk( Kyoto Sta. Hachijo Exit.), and hop on the bus to Nara.
  • Todaiji Temple and Nara Park (60 mins)
    Wild deer grazing in Nara Park Todaiji is a World Cultural Heritage Site, home to the largest bronze Buddha statue in the world and housed by the largest wooden building in Japan. Nara Park is a place of scenic beauty, there are over 1,200 deer roaming freely throughout the park.
  • Kasuga Taisha Shrine (40 mins)
    4 This historical Shinto shrine dates back to 768 and is known for its numerous bronze and stone lanterns on the grounds. The deer of Nara Park are thought to be the shrine messengers.
  • Nara Nagomikan (20 mins)
    Walk around Nara Nagomikan looking for the perfect Japanese crafts, goods, and souvenirs!
  • Kintetsu Nara Station to Osaka Station
    Board the train (non-reserved seating) to Osaka.
  • 18:30 Tour Ends at Osaka Namba Station
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Restriction(s)
    • 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.
Additional Note(s)
    • At Kasuga Taisha Shrine, the tour will not enter areas requiring admission.
    • The tour may not visit Nara Nagomikan if it is closed or if traffic conditions make the visit difficult.
    • Public transportation will be used for the trips between Osaka and Kyoto, and Nara and Osaka. Please note that seating is not guaranteed.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 20.
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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.

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Nara Afternoon Tour to Todaiji Temple and Kasuga Taisha Shrine from Osaka