This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Find out more here

Half Day Bus Tour to Horyuji and Chuguji Temple Visits in Ikaruga from Nara Instant Confirmation

中宮寺

Explore the ancient Chuguji Temple

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.

  • 中宮寺
  • 橘寺

Free Original Souvenir (until 2019/09/30)

Participants of this tour will receive an original boarding souvenir.

Available to all participants

▼ Read more
Price
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 7.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 33.56
USD 33.56
Elementary school
USD 16.87
USD 16.87
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 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 33.56
USD 33.56
Elementary school
USD 16.87
USD 16.87
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Infants (ages 0-5) can join for free but will not get a separate seat.
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up:
    • Depart from JR Nara Station (9:55) free x per person
      Depart from JR Nara Station (9:55) free x per person
    • Depart from Kintetsu Nara Station (10:00) free x per person
      Depart from Kintetsu Nara Station (10:00) free x per person
  • Inclusion: Bus fare / Japanese-speaking guide / Horyuji Temple admission / Chuguji Temple admission
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 09:55-10:00 Start from JR Nara Station (at 9:55), or Kintetsu Nara Staion (10:00) (Total 2 hours 45 min)
  • Check in at the bus information center by 20 minutes before the bus starts.
  • Horyuji Temple
    Tour around one of the symbols of Nara, the five story pagoda of Horyuji temple. Explore the famous World Heritage site with many artifacts and national treasures within the Golden Pavillion and Yumenodo (The Hall of Dreams).
  • Chuguji Temple
    『中宮寺』 Make your way to the north of Horyuji temple to the ancient nunnery, dating back to the seventh century.
  • Tour Ends at Horyuji Temple
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • Please check in at the sightseeing bus information center (in JR Nara Station or Kintetsu Nara Station) by 20 minutes before the bus departs.
    • Children ages 0-5 may ride free of charge. If a child requires his/her own seat, the fare for elementary school children applies.
Additional Note(s)
    • Please understand that there may be construction of buildings or renovations of Buddha statues when you visit which the scenery may differ from the actual.
    • Please note that smoking is prohibited in the bus.
    • The tour will end at Horyuji sando. But please note that your return trip is not included in the tour fare. Feel free to take your time to explore.
    • You may use the limited bus once with your ticket in the following areas.
      1. Between Horyuji Mon Mae to Horyuji Station bound for JR Horyu-ji Station
      2. Between Horyuji Mae to Tsutsui Station bound for Kintetsu Tsutsui Station
      3. Between Horyuji Mae to JR Oji Station bound for JR Oji Station, Kintetsu Oji Station, or Shin-Oji Station
    • This is a half day course without lunch.
    • This tour is held in Japanese only.
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 7.
Activity provider
FAQ
Please click HERE to send an inquiry about this activity
Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between the booking confirmation date to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of JPY 100 per participant.
  • Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 33.56
USD 33.56

Taxes & fees included

1% Reward Points
Language Japanese
Pick-up Available
Availability Daily
Share your experience with other travelers.

USD 33.56
USD 33.56
Half Day Bus Tour to Horyuji and Chuguji Temple Visits in Ikaruga from Nara