Nara Best Sellers Tours & Activities, fun things to do in Nara | VELTRA

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See the most popular tours and activities in Nara and see for yourself why they are the Best Sellers!
31Activities

    Availability varies by date for all activities.

  1. 1
    Enjoy a traditional Japanese tea ceremony in a relaxing atmosphere. Sip a cup of matcha tea, and learn about this elegant art of hospitality.

    From USD23.99

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  2. 2
    Spend an hour interacting with adorable owls at Nara's first owl cafe, WATAWATA. Relax with a drink while you play with 16 different types of owls, 1 falcon and 7 cockatiels! You can meet plenty of feathered friends.

    USD13.44

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  3. 3
    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 USD12.48

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  4. 4
    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.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD102.69

    Daily
    6 - 7.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  5. 5
    The Saigoku 33 Kannon Pilgrimage is the oldest such route in Japan. Travel part of the historic route in a comfortable taxi and visit Tsubosakadera, Okadera, Hasedera, Hokiin, and Nanendo Temples.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD346.94

    Daily
    7 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  6. 6
    Discover some of the many amazing historical sites in Nara with a convenient sightseeing taxi. From Todaiji Temple to Mt. Kasuga, relax and find traditional Japan.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD138.78

    Daily
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  7. 7
    Soothe your mind with an elegant and peaceful tea ceremony in historic Nara, a short walk from Todaiji Temple. Located in a Showa era building, this tea ceremony takes you back to a quieter time.

    USD47.99

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  8. 8
    Get unlimited rides on JR trains, buses and ferries for 7, 14 or 21 days. Travel nationwide to Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, Hiroshima and more. Order your JR Pass online, get your MCO delivered to your address, exchange it in Nara and off you go!

    From USD284.56

    Daily
  9. 9
    Go off the beaten path to explore Yamato-Koriyama in Nara with a local English-speaking guide. Head to the stone ruins of Koriyama castle for the history before visiting the goldfish museum and production sites to discover a cultural side of Japan.
    English Available

    USD62.38

    Daily
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  10. 10
    Breathe in the fresh mountain air as you take a leisurely hike along the trail of Mt. Yoshino in Nara. Beautiful all year round, you can enjoy wonderful seasonal scenery at any time of the year.
    English Available

    USD95.97

    Daily
    5 hour(s) (morning)
  11. 11
    Mix some modern excitement into a trip to historic Nara with a bungy jump from the 30 meter bridge of Kaiun. Dive into a good time among over the waters and among the forest!
    English Available

    USD95.97

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  12. 12
    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 USD14.40

    Sun, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  13. 13
    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.
    Special

    USD36.47

    Daily
    (morning)
  14. 14
    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

    USD46.07

    Daily
    (morning)
  15. 15
    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

    From USD73.90

    Daily
    (morning)
  16. 16
    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

    USD36.47

    Daily
    (morning)
  17. 17
    Visit the historic temples and castle ruins of Nara on a full morning taxi tour. Let the professional driver whisk you between destinations for the best use of time.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD231.30

    Daily
    5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  18. 18
    Visit an old samurai residence of the former Yagyu feudal clan before paying a visit to a number of ancient temples, living monuments to Japanese history.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD254.43

    Daily
    5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  19. 19
    Triple the cultural learning with a special temple visit taxi ride. From the flwoing Kizu River see National Treasures, then wander the three temples.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD138.78

    Daily
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  20. 20
    Visit spots of ancient history including Asuka Historical Museum, Asukadera Temple, and the Ishibutai Tumulus, a barrow from the 6th or 7th century.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD300.68

    Daily
    6 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)