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Kyoto, Arashiyama and Nara Full-Day Cultural Sightseeing Bus Tour from Osaka Instant Confirmation

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The deers of Nara Park in autumn

Visit some of the most iconic spots of Kyoto and Nara in a day! Experience history and culture at Kinkakuji and Todaiji temples. Capture the seasonal beauty in the bamboo forest of Arashiyama or play with the friendly deer at Nara Park!

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Price
Budget-Friendly Tour (Bus Only Plan)
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Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 56.81
USD 56.81
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 47.34
USD 47.34
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
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Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 56.81
USD 56.81
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 47.34
USD 47.34
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
Infants (ages 0-2) can join for free but will not get a separate seat or meal
Includes bus fare only.
Lunch and admission fees are NOT included in the tour fee.
  • Duration: 9 - 9.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Bus fare / English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking assistant / Chinese-speaking staff
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 08:20 Check-in at Designated Locations in Osaka
  • 08:30 Departure
    Limonbus-2 Please be on time as the shuttle bus strictly follows the schedule.
  • 10:20 Arashiyama (2 hours)
    shutterstock_552097969 Walk through the beautiful bamboo forest by the foot of Arashiyama mountain. Enjoy the seasonal views of the mountain along with the iconic wooden Togetsukyo bridge.

    During this time, please take lunch at a place of your choice! There are plenty of restaurants near the bamboo grove.
  • 12:20 Depart from Arashiyama
  • 12:55 Kinkakuji (45 mins)
    20150903013426_1450181166_10003_9 Located in northern Kyoto, Kinkakuji (Golden Pavillion) is Zen temple covered in gold leaf. Stroll through the picture-perfect gardens surrounding the iconic temple.

    Admission fee: JPY 400 for adults / JPY 300 for children
  • 13:40 Depart from Kinkakuji
  • 15:20 Nara Park (1 hour 20 mins)
    shutterstock_357496334 - コピー Let the free roaming deer greet you as you enter the vast Nara park. Engage with these cute animals by feeding them with deer crackers that can be bought onsite.
  • Todaiji Temple
    1 (9) One of the most historically important and well-known temples in Japan is Todaiji Temple. It is known to house the largest wooden Buddha in the world standing at 15 meters tall. Explore the beautiful temple grounds during your time in Nara.

    Admission fee: Adults: JPY 600 / Child JPY 300
  • 16:40 Depart from Nara Park
    Please note that there are no drop-offs at Nipponbashi and Umeda.
  • 17:40 Check-out at Namba OCAT
Package detail / Schedule
Tour with Lunch Buffet and Admission Included
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2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 85.21
USD 85.21
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 75.74
USD 75.74
Infant (Age 0-2)
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 13 & over)
USD 85.21
USD 85.21
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 75.74
USD 75.74
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
Infants (ages 0-2) can join for free but will not get a separate seat or meal
  • Duration: 9 - 9.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Lunch buffet / Bus fare / Admission fee / English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking assistant / Chinese-speaking staff
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 08:20 Check-in at Designated Locations in Osaka
  • 08:30 Departure
    Limonbus-2 Please be on time as the shuttle bus strictly follows the schedule.
  • 10:20 Arashiyama (2 hours)
    shutterstock_552097969 Walk through the beautiful bamboo forest by the foot of Arashiyama mountain. Enjoy the seasonal views of the mountain along with the iconic wooden Togetsukyo bridge. Savor a tasty lunch during your journey.
  • 12:20 Depart from Arashiyama
  • 12:55 Kinkakuji (45 mins)
    20150903013426_1450181166_10003_9 Located in northern Kyoto, Kinkakuji (Golden Pavillion) is Zen temple covered in gold leaf. Stroll through the picture-perfect gardens surrounding the iconic temple.
  • 13:40 Depart from Kinkakuji
  • 15:20 Nara Park (1 hour 20 mins)
    shutterstock_357496334 - コピー Let the free roaming deer greet you as you enter the vast Nara park. Engage with these cute animals by feeding them with deer crackers that can be bought onsite.
  • Todaiji Temple
    1 (9) One of the most historically important and well-known temples in Japan is Todaiji Temple. It is known to house the largest wooden Buddha in the world standing at 15 meters tall. Explore the beautiful temple grounds during your time in Nara.
  • 16:40 Depart from Nara Park
    Please note that there are no drop-offs at Nipponbashi and Umeda.
  • 17:40 Check-out from Namba OCAT
Package detail / Schedule
Tour with Beef Shabu Shabu Lunch and Admission Included
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 113.62
USD 113.62
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 104.15
USD 104.15
Infant (Age 0-2)
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 13 & over)
USD 113.62
USD 113.62
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 104.15
USD 104.15
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
Infants (ages 0-2) can join for free but will not get a separate seat or meal
  • Duration: 9 - 9.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Lunch / Bus fare / Admission fee / English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking assistant / Chinese-speaking staff
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 08:20 Check-in at Designated Locations in Osaka
  • 08:30 Departure
    Limonbus-2 Please be on time as the shuttle bus strictly follows the schedule.
  • 10:20 Arashiyama (2 hours)
    shutterstock_552097969 Walk through the beautiful bamboo forest by the foot of Arashiyama mountain. Enjoy the seasonal views of the mountain along with the iconic wooden Togetsukyo bridge. Savor a tasty lunch during your journey.
  • 12:20 Depart from Arashiyama
  • 12:55 Kinkakuji (45 mins)
    20150903013426_1450181166_10003_9 Located in northern Kyoto, Kinkakuji (Golden Pavillion) is Zen temple covered in gold leaf. Stroll through the picture-perfect gardens surrounding the iconic temple.
  • 13:40 Depart from Kinkakuji
  • 15:20 Nara Park (1 hour 20 mins)
    shutterstock_357496334 - コピー Let the free roaming deer greet you as you enter the vast Nara park. Engage with these cute animals by feeding them with deer crackers that can be bought onsite.
  • Todaiji Temple
    1 (9) One of the most historically important and well-known temples in Japan is Todaiji Temple. It is known to house the largest wooden Buddha in the world standing at 15 meters tall. Explore the beautiful temple grounds during your time in Nara.
  • 16:40 Depart from Nara Park
    Please note that there are no drop-offs at Nipponbashi and Umeda.
  • 17:40 Check-out from Namba OCAT
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
  • All Packages
    • Infants (up to 2 years old) may join for free but will not have a seat on the bus. If you wish for your child to have a seat, please book them as a child.
      Baby strollers are permitted on the bus, but must be folded in advance. Please note that the operating company will not be responsible if any damages occur to the baby stroller.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • All Packages
    • 1 suitcase (up to 90 Liter size) per person can be brought into the bus. Additional baggage may be brought on, however, it would be subject to availability.
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • This is not a guided tour, however a tour operator that can speak English will be on board.
    • If you wish to leave the tour at specific tour locations in the itinerary, please inform the tour conductor on the day of your tour.
    • The tour price does not include admission fees and meals. Additional fares will be needed to be paid for on site.
    • Halal meals are available for this plan. If you book a Halal meal, you will not be taking part in the buffet lunch.
    • Vegetarian options are available upon request, Please request when booking.
Activity provider
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Can I store luggage on the bus?
  • Yes. However, the amount of space available is limited.
    - 1 suitcase (up to 90 Liter size) per person can be brought into the bus.
    - Baby strollers are permitted on the bus but must be folded in advance. Please note that the operating company will not be responsible if any damages occur to the baby stroller.

    Additional baggage may be brought on, however, it would be subject to availability. Please inquire in advance if you plan on bringing more than a suitcase.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 18:00 local time, 4 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
Change policy
  • Any changes are subject to the same fees as outlined in the cancellation policy.
    If you wish to change the number of participants, the cancellation fees will apply per person.
From USD 56.81
From USD 56.81

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(4.29/5.00) 4.29 / 5
(49 reviews)

Language English, Japanese, Chinese
Pick-up Not available
Duration 9 - 9.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Meal Lunch, Lunch buffet

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Kyoto, Arashiyama and Nara Full-Day Cultural Sightseeing Bus Tour from Osaka
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