Kyoto (Best Day Trips from Osaka), Osaka tours & activities, fun things to do in Osaka | VELTRA

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With some of Japan's most beautiful sights, like Kiyomizudera Temple, Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion), the Kyoto Imperial Palace, Fushimi Inari Shrine, a day trip to Kyoto is a must for visitors staying in Osaka. Forget dealing with the crowded trains and book a tour to the the best temples, shrines and even meet a geisha while you are at it!
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  1. No.1
    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!
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD76.17

    Daily
    12.5 - 13.5 hour(s) (morning)
  2. No.2
    Conveniently make your way from Osaka to 4 of the most iconic spots in Kyoto. Venture through the red torii gates at Fushimi Inari Shrine before stopping by the famed Kiyomizudera Temple, Kinkakuji Temple and the bamboo grove at Arashiyama.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD57.13

    Daily
    10 - 11 hour(s) (morning)
  3. No.3
    Head out on a historic journey from Osaka to Kyoto by bus. Save your time and travel comfortably around the ancient city to popular spots such as Kiyomizudera Temple, Fushimi Inari Shrine, Kinkakuji Temple, and more!
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD133.31

    Daily
    11.5 hour(s) (morning)
  4. 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!
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD57.13

    Daily
    9 - 9.5 hour(s) (morning)
  5. Play with deer at Nara Park, visit temples and shrines in Kyoto on a full-day bus tour from Osaka. Discover the spiritual richness of two ancient capitals with a licensed English-speaking guide leading you through its historical path.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD178.06

    Daily
    11.5 - 12 hour(s) (morning)
  6. From a ride on the retro Sagano railway to the seasonal colors of Arashiyama, red torii gates of Fushimi Inari shrine and views from Kiyomizudera temple, visit all the most Instagram-worthy spots of Kyoto in one day from Osaka!
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD85.70

    Daily
    9 - 10 hour(s) (morning)
  7. Embark on a historical adventure with an expert guide in the ancient city of Kyoto! Select from a morning around Nijo Castle & Kinkakuji Temple, an afternoon at Fushimi Inari & Kiyomizudera or a full-day with all the best spots.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD85.70

    Daily
    6 - 11.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  8. Wander through the ancient sites of Nara and Kyoto on a convenient one-day bus tour. Pass through the red torii gates of Fushimi Inari, be astonished by the history of Nijo Castle and greet the cute deers of Nara Park in this all-inclusive tour.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD57.13

    2-for-1
    Review Rebate
    Daily
    9.5 - 11 hour(s) (morning)
  9. Make your way to the retro thatched roof village of Miyama in Kyoto. With convenient bus transfers from Osaka, travel through the snowy roads to see the traditional winter scenery of Japan. Experience a fun snow lantern making for a perfect day out!
    English Available

    USD61.89

    Daily
    8.5 - 9.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  10. Spend a day in rural Kyoto as you stroll along the bamboo grove of Arashiyama and the thatched roof village of Miyama. Make your very own snow lantern and experience a dreamy winter scenery after sundown.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD66.65

    Weekend
    12.5 - 13.5 hour(s) (morning)
  11. Let the nostalgic streets of Gion mesmerize you with visits to Fushimi Inari Shrine and Arashiyama. Get a lovely photo taken with a maiko and see a dance performance for a memorable time in Kyoto.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD142.83

    Sun, Wed
    10 - 11 hour(s) (morning)
  12. Hop in a comfortable car in Osaka and head to Kyoto to see its best sights, such as Arashiyama and Kinkakuji. Have a hassle-free tour and let your English-speaking driver show you the charm of Kyoto!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD152.35

    Group Discount
    Daily
    9 hour(s) (morning)
  13. Tour conveniently to Kyoto's renowned sites on a one-day bus tour! Depart from Osaka and explore the red torii gates of Fushimi Inari, the slopes of Kiyomizudera Temple, the golden pavilion of Kinkakuji and the towering bamboo trees of Arashiyama.
    English Available

    From USD28.57

    Daily
    9.5 - 12 hour(s) (morning)

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