Kyoto, Nara and Kobe from Osaka: Best of Kansai Full-Day Bus Tour, Osaka tours & activities, fun things to do in Osaka | VELTRA

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Kyoto, Nara and Kobe from Osaka: Best of Kansai Full-Day Bus Tour Quick Confirmation

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Explore three very popular prefectures of Japan on a full day bus tour. Visit Arashiyama and Kinkakuji Temple in Kyoto before saying hello to the friendly deer at Nara. Spend time by the sea after sundown in Kobe to experience the best of Kansai!

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This tour is recommended for travelers who are looking for a convenient way to travel around Kansai's beloved sightseeing spots and want free time to explore on their own. A guided tour will not be conducted, but English instructions about the bus schedule will be provided.
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This activity will be temporarily suspended from March 24 to July 31, 2020. Please note that the dates of closure are subject to change.
Price
Budget-Friendly Tour (Bus Only Plan)
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 76.49
USD 76.49
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 66.93
USD 66.93
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
Quick 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 76.49
USD 76.49
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 66.93
USD 66.93
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: 12.5 - 13.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Bus fare / English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking assistant
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 08:20 Pick-up from 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)
    Japan_Kyoto_Arashiyama_Bamboo_Grove_kimono_shutterstock_791398324 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 Temple (45 min)
    20141002023841_876962910_3077_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 Temple
  • 15:20 Nara Park (1 hour 20 min)
    shutterstock_1214077156 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
  • 18:35 Kobe MOSAIC (1 hour 55 min)
    有馬玩具博物館_1 Spend time exploring the fun shopping facility filled with stylish boutiques and fancy restaurants by the harbor.

    *You may select a Kobe beef steak set or an all-you-can-eat shabu-shabu hot pot dinner meal as an add-on. Please note that these meals will be served at separate restaurants.
  • 20:30 Depart from Kobe MOSAIC
  • 21:15-21:30 Drop-off at Designated Locations in Osaka
Add-ons:
60 mins of all-you-can-eat shabu shabu hot pot dinner (adult) + USD 19.12
2016-07-20_155132-crop Comes with all-you-can-eat shabu shabu hot pot, drink bar and ice cream for adults ages 13 and above.
60 mins of all-you-can-eat shabu shabu hot pot dinner (adult) + USD 19.12
2016-07-20_155132-crop Comes with all-you-can-eat shabu shabu hot pot, drink bar and ice cream for adults ages 13 and above.
60 mins of all-you-can-eat shabu shabu hot pot dinner (child) + USD 9.56
2016-07-20_155132-crop Comes with all-you-can-eat shabu shabu hot pot, drink bar and ice cream for children ages 6-12.
60 mins of all-you-can-eat shabu shabu hot pot dinner (child) + USD 9.56
2016-07-20_155132-crop Comes with all-you-can-eat shabu shabu hot pot, drink bar and ice cream for children ages 6-12.
Kobe beef steak set (same price for adult and child) + USD 66.93
2016-07-20_155132-crop 100g of Kobe beef steak, mini salad, rice and miso soup
Kobe beef steak set (same price for adult and child) + USD 66.93
2016-07-20_155132-crop 100g of Kobe beef steak, mini salad, rice and miso soup
Halal dinner bento box + USD 9.56
Halal dinner bento box + USD 9.56
Package detail / Schedule
Tour with Lunch Buffet and Admission Included
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 105.17
USD 105.17
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 95.61
USD 95.61
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
Quick 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 105.17
USD 105.17
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 95.61
USD 95.61
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
Infants (ages 0-2) can join for free but will not get a separate seat or meal
  • Duration: 12.5 - 13.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Lunch buffet / Bus fare / Admission fee / English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking assistant
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 08:20 Pick-up 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 hour 10 min)
    Japan_Kyoto_Arashiyama_Bamboo_Grove_kimono_shutterstock_791398324 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 Temple (45 min)
    20141002023841_876962910_3077_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 Temple
  • 15:20 Nara Park (1 hour 20 min)
    shutterstock_1214077156 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
  • 18:35 Kobe MOSAIC (1 hour 55 min)
    有馬玩具博物館_1 Spend time exploring the fun shopping facility filled with stylish boutiques and fancy restaurants by the harbor.

    *You may select a Kobe beef steak set or an all-you-can-eat shabu-shabu hot pot dinner meal as an add-on. Please note that these meals will be served at separate restaurants.
  • 20:30 Depart from Kobe MOSAIC
  • 21:15-21:30 Drop-off at Designated Locations in Osaka
Add-ons:
60 mins of all-you-can-eat shabu shabu hot pot dinner (adult) + USD 19.12
2016-07-20_155132-crop Comes with all-you-can-eat shabu shabu hot pot, drink bar and ice cream for adults ages 13 and above.
60 mins of all-you-can-eat shabu shabu hot pot dinner (adult) + USD 19.12
2016-07-20_155132-crop Comes with all-you-can-eat shabu shabu hot pot, drink bar and ice cream for adults ages 13 and above.
60 mins of all-you-can-eat shabu shabu hot pot dinner (child) + USD 9.56
2016-07-20_155132-crop Comes with all-you-can-eat shabu shabu hot pot, drink bar and ice cream for children ages 6-12.
60 mins of all-you-can-eat shabu shabu hot pot dinner (child) + USD 9.56
2016-07-20_155132-crop Comes with all-you-can-eat shabu shabu hot pot, drink bar and ice cream for children ages 6-12.
Kobe beef steak set (same price for adult and child) + USD 66.93
2016-07-20_155132-crop 100g of Kobe beef steak, mini salad, rice and miso soup
Kobe beef steak set (same price for adult and child) + USD 66.93
2016-07-20_155132-crop 100g of Kobe beef steak, mini salad, rice and miso soup
Halal dinner bento box + USD 9.56
Halal dinner bento box + USD 9.56
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 133.85
USD 133.85
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 124.29
USD 124.29
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
Quick 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 133.85
USD 133.85
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 124.29
USD 124.29
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
Infants (ages 0-2) can join for free but will not get a separate seat or meal
  • Duration: 12.5 - 13.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Lunch buffet / Bus fare / Admission fee / English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking assistant
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 08:20 Pick-up 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 hour 10 min)
    Japan_Kyoto_Arashiyama_Bamboo_Grove_kimono_shutterstock_791398324 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 Temple (45 min)
    20141002023841_876962910_3077_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 Temple
  • 15:20 Nara Park (1 hour 20 min)
    shutterstock_1214077156 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
  • 18:35 Kobe MOSAIC (1 hour 55 min)
    有馬玩具博物館_1 Spend time exploring the fun shopping facility filled with stylish boutiques and fancy restaurants by the harbor.

    *You may select a Kobe beef steak set or an all-you-can-eat shabu-shabu hot pot dinner meal as an add-on. Please note that these meals will be served at separate restaurants.
  • 20:30 Depart from Kobe MOSAIC
  • 21:15-21:30 Drop-off at Designated Locations in Osaka
Add-ons:
60 mins of all-you-can-eat shabu shabu hot pot dinner (adult) + USD 19.12
2016-07-20_155132-crop Comes with all-you-can-eat shabu shabu hot pot, drink bar and ice cream for adults ages 13 and above.
60 mins of all-you-can-eat shabu shabu hot pot dinner (adult) + USD 19.12
2016-07-20_155132-crop Comes with all-you-can-eat shabu shabu hot pot, drink bar and ice cream for adults ages 13 and above.
60 mins of all-you-can-eat shabu shabu hot pot dinner (child) + USD 9.56
2016-07-20_155132-crop Comes with all-you-can-eat shabu shabu hot pot, drink bar and ice cream for children ages 6-12.
60 mins of all-you-can-eat shabu shabu hot pot dinner (child) + USD 9.56
2016-07-20_155132-crop Comes with all-you-can-eat shabu shabu hot pot, drink bar and ice cream for children ages 6-12.
Kobe beef steak set (same price for adult and child) + USD 66.93
2016-07-20_155132-crop 100g of Kobe beef steak, mini salad, rice and miso soup
Kobe beef steak set (same price for adult and child) + USD 66.93
2016-07-20_155132-crop 100g of Kobe beef steak, mini salad, rice and miso soup
Halal dinner bento box + USD 9.56
Halal dinner bento box + USD 9.56
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 who 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.
    • If you seletced the Kobe beef steak set and shabu-shabu hot pot meal for dinner as an add-on, please note that they will be served at separate restaurants.
    • Please note that admissions and meals are not included and will need 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
FAQ
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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.
Please click HERE to send an inquiry about this activity
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 76.49
From USD 76.49

Taxes & fees included

1% Reward Points
(4.40/5.00) 4.40 / 5
(43 reviews)

Language English, Japanese
Pick-up Not available
Duration 12.5 - 13.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Meal Lunch buffet

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

Nice tour with just fine walking. Not too tiring for filipinos. Best tour guide with good english speaking pronunciation. You can understand every word she say. Good for group of friends and have a ni...more
Cute
by: Una
Nice place cute dears but a bit lot people in this time.
Tour is comprehensive and thorough. The nara tour is fantastic esp the deers. I would love to do this tour again perhaps add some more time with the deers.