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Kyoto & Nara Two Day Special Sightseeing Roundtrip Tour from Tokyo
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Hop in on a two day guided tour of both Kyoto and Nara. Round trip bullet train tickets and lovely hotel accommodations meet top class guiding for a fun and informative adventure.

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Save up to 4% with Group Discount (until 2019/12/30)

Book adult x 2, get child x 1 USD 73.93 OFF! (until 2019/12/30)

Book adult x 2, get child x 1 USD 0.00 OFF! (until 2019/12/30)

Get straight to exploring Kyoto's temples and shrines after hopping on the swift Nozomi bullet train from Tokyo and reaching the historic capital in about 2 hours. Check out Nara, home to huge Todaiji Temple, where the world's largest bronze Buddha statue sits. Play with the 1,200 deer at the Nara Deer Park, said to be the celestial messengers of the gods, then follow the path through gardens to the Kasuga Grand Shrine. After a full day of sightseeing relax at your Kyoto hotel. The next morning begins at Nijo Castle, continues at stunning Kinkakuji Golden Pavilion, and even takes you to the famous Kyoto Imperial Palace. After a refreshing lunch, continue on to the Heian Shrine and other sights!
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Price
Karasuma Kyoto Hotel
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 3.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 636.00
USD 636.00
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 523.21
USD 523.21
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)
from USD 636.00
from USD 636.00
*Price per participant if booked solo (one participant).
USD 652.11
USD 652.11
Child (Age 6-11)
from USD 523.21
from USD 523.21
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free

Save up to 4% with Group Discount

Adult (Age 12 & over) (3 persons)
USD 643.58
USD 643.58
USD 668.23 4%off
USD 668.23 4%off
Participation period: 2019/03/16 - 2019/12/07 (Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)

Book adult x 2, get child x 1 USD 73.93 OFF!

Adult (Age 12 & over)×2 Child (Age 6-11)×1
USD 499.51
Participation period: 2019/07/14, 2019/08/10 - 2019/08/11, 2019/09/15 - 2019/09/22 (Sun), 2019/10/13, 2019/11/02 - 2019/11/03, 2019/11/22

Book adult x 2, get child x 1 USD 0.00 OFF!

Adult (Age 12 & over)×2 Child (Age 6-11)×1
USD 499.51
Participation period: 2019/07/14, 2019/08/10 - 2019/08/11, 2019/09/15 - 2019/09/22 (Sun), 2019/10/13, 2019/11/02 - 2019/11/03, 2019/11/22
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 2 day
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Meal (refer to the details in the schedule) / Admission / Bus fare / Accommodation fee / English-speaking guide / Ordinary Car shinkansen (bullet train) tickets
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

  • DAY1  
  • 08:20-09:00 Pick-up at Designated Hotels
  • 09:40-10:20 Tokyo Station (140 minutes)
    Board the Nozomi bullet train for Kyoto. This fast and comfortable trip provides great opportunities to see Japan's countryside.
  • 11:55-12:40 Arrival at Kyoto Station and Lunch
    Start off your tour of Kyoto with a delicious buffet-style lunch at the elegant New MIyako Hotel.
  • Todaiji Temple and Nara Park (60 minutes)
    Todaiji is a World Cultural Heritage Site home to the largest bronze Buddha statue in the world. and is the largest wooden building in Japan. Nara Park is a place of scenic beauty, with over 1,200 deer roaming freely throughout the park.
  • Kasuga Taisha Shrine (40 minutes)
    This historical Shinto shrine dates back to 768 and is known for the numerous bronze and stone lanterns on the grounds.
  • Nara Nagomikan (20 minutes)
    The largest souvenir shop in Nara. Enjoy yourself in this spacious shop and look for the perfect souvenir.
  • 18:30-19:30 Drop-off at Hotels and Check-in
    Due to the Gion Festival (July 15 - 16), drop-off service will be unavailable due to traffic restrictions.
  • DAY2  
  • 8:00-8:30 Pick-up from Your Hotel in Kyoto
  • Nijo Castle (50 minutes)
    The grounds consist of two concentric rings of fortification, the Honmaru (main circle of defense) and the Ninomaru (secondary circle of defense), along with beautiful gardens and various support buildings.
  • Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion) (45 minutes)
    A gorgeous Zen temple, the top two floors are completely covered in gold leaf. It is surrounded by one of the most exquisite Muromachi Period gardens in the area.
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace (All Days Except Mondays) (40 minutes)
    Located within the beautiful gardens of Kyoto Gyoen, this architectural beauty was the residence of the Emperor of Japan until 1869.
    *Mondays, Tuesday if Monday is a national holiday, May 14-17 for the Aoi Festival, New Year's holidays, and whenever there is an Imperial Household event
  • Kitano Tenmangu Shrine (Mondays and Days when Imperial Palace is Closed) (40 minutes)
    This shrine's main hall is a designated national treasure and is famous for housing the God of scholarship. The shrine is especially beautiful during the plum blossom and autumn leaf seasons.
  • Lunch (60 minutes)
    Enjoy a Japanese set meal to fuel up for the afternoon.
    Vegetarian, halal, gluten-free, and other meal requests are not available.
  • Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine (30 minutes)
    Make way through the thousand red torii gates as you pay a visit to the God of agriculture. See the many inari foxes as you explore the famed shrine.
  • Sanjusangendo Temple (30 minutes)
    This Buddhist temple received the name of Sanjusangendo (Hall of 33 spaces) because of the architecture of its 120 meter long hall. The hall holds 1,000 statues of the Thousand Armed Kannon, one of the most important Buddhist deities in Japan.
  • Kiyomizudera Temple (70 minutes)
    Offering sweeping views of Kyoto, Kiyomizu-dera Temple is a Buddhist temple famous for its architecture (not a single nail was used in the construction of the temple) and its waters, which are supposed to grant wishes!
  • 18:00 - 19:00 Kyoto Station (140 minutes)
    Board the bullet train headed for Tokyo. Relax and reminisce about your fantastic journey through shrines and temples.
  • 20:30-21:30 Drop-off at Select Hotels in 23 Wards of Tokyo
Package detail / Schedule
Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 3.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 692.87
USD 692.87
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 580.08
USD 580.08
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)
from USD 692.87
from USD 692.87
*Price per participant if booked solo (one participant).
USD 822.72
USD 822.72
Child (Age 6-11)
from USD 580.08
from USD 580.08
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 2 day
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Meal (refer to the details in the schedule) / Admission / Bus fare / Accommodation fee / English-speaking guide / Ordinary Car shinkansen (bullet train) tickets
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

  • DAY1  
  • 08:20-09:00 Pick-up at Designated Hotels
  • 09:40-10:20 Tokyo Station (140 minutes)
    Board the Nozomi bullet train for Kyoto. This fast and comfortable trip provides great opportunities to see Japan's countryside.
  • 11:55-12:40 Arrival at Kyoto Station and Lunch
    Start off your tour of Kyoto with a delicious buffet-style lunch at the elegant New MIyako Hotel.
  • Todaiji Temple and Nara Park (60 minutes)
    Todaiji is a World Cultural Heritage Site home to the largest bronze Buddha statue in the world. and is the largest wooden building in Japan. Nara Park is a place of scenic beauty, with over 1,200 deer roaming freely throughout the park.
  • Kasuga Taisha Shrine (40 minutes)
    This historical Shinto shrine dates back to 768 and is known for the numerous bronze and stone lanterns on the grounds.
  • Nara Nagomikan (20 minutes)
    The largest souvenir shop in Nara. Enjoy yourself in this spacious shop and look for the perfect souvenir.
  • 18:30-19:30 Drop-off at Hotels and Check-in
    Due to the Gion Festival (July 15 - 16), drop-off service will be unavailable due to traffic restrictions.
  • DAY2  
  • 8:00-8:30 Pick-up from Your Hotel in Kyoto
  • Nijo Castle (50 minutes)
    The grounds consist of two concentric rings of fortification, the Honmaru (main circle of defense) and the Ninomaru (secondary circle of defense), along with beautiful gardens and various support buildings.
  • Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion) (45 minutes)
    A gorgeous Zen temple, the top two floors are completely covered in gold leaf. It is surrounded by one of the most exquisite Muromachi Period gardens in the area.
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace (All Days Except Mondays) (40 minutes)
    Located within the beautiful gardens of Kyoto Gyoen, this architectural beauty was the residence of the Emperor of Japan until 1869.
    *Mondays, Tuesday if Monday is a national holiday, May 14-17 for the Aoi Festival, New Year's holidays, and whenever there is an Imperial Household event
  • Kitano Tenmangu Shrine (Mondays and Days when Imperial Palace is Closed) (40 minutes)
    This shrine's main hall is a designated national treasure and is famous for housing the God of scholarship. The shrine is especially beautiful during the plum blossom and autumn leaf seasons.
  • Lunch (60 minutes)
    Enjoy a Japanese set meal to fuel up for the afternoon.
    Vegetarian, halal, gluten-free, and other meal requests are not available.
  • Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine (30 minutes)
    Make way through the thousand red torii gates as you pay a visit to the God of agriculture. See the many inari foxes as you explore the famed shrine.
  • Sanjusangendo Temple (30 minutes)
    This Buddhist temple received the name of Sanjusangendo (Hall of 33 spaces) because of the architecture of its 120 meter long hall. The hall holds 1,000 statues of the Thousand Armed Kannon, one of the most important Buddhist deities in Japan.
  • Kiyomizudera Temple (70 minutes)
    Offering sweeping views of Kyoto, Kiyomizu-dera Temple is a Buddhist temple famous for its architecture (not a single nail was used in the construction of the temple) and its waters, which are supposed to grant wishes!
  • 18:00 - 19:00 Kyoto Station (140 minutes)
    Board the bullet train headed for Tokyo. Relax and reminisce about your fantastic journey through shrines and temples.
  • 20:30-21:30 Drop-off at Select Hotels in 23 Wards of Tokyo
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
  • All Packages
    • Participants under the age of 20 and traveling alone require written consent from a parent or guardian.
    • Participants under the age of 15 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
    • This tour is offered for travelers from overseas only.
    • Children (ages 0-5 years) will be able to participate for free under the following conditions.
      Tour:
      An individual seat will not be provided. Please have them sit on the lap of their parent or guardian. If there are seats available, they are welcome to use it, however they will not be getting a priority in seating.
      An individual meal or snack will not be provided as well.
      If you would like any of the above for children (ages 0-5 years), please book them as a child.
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • Vegetarian menus are available with advanced notice on the first day.
    • At Kasuga Taisha Shrine, the tour does not include entrance to areas requiring admission.
    • Nara Nagomikan may be omitted from the itinerary if it is closed on the day of the tour, or as a result of traffic congestion.
    • During the Gion Festival (Sakimatsuri, July 15 - 16), drop-off service to Karasuma Kyoto Hotel and Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto will be unavailable due to traffic restrictions.
    • The tour will visit Nishi Hongan-ji Temple instead of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine on February 25, March 25 and November 25.
    • Nijo Castle is closed on Tuesdays in January, July, August, and December. (Closed on the following day if Tuesday is a holiday.) If closed, or if the tour is during the year-end/New Year's holidays, Ryoan-ji Temple will be visited instead.
    • The Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed on the following days. As such, the tour will visit Kitano Tenmangu Shrine instead.
      (Mondays, Tuesday if Monday is a national holiday, May 14-17 for the Aoi Festival, New Year's holidays, and whenever there is an Imperial Household event.)
    • lease note that due to repair and restoration work, part or all of the Kiyomizu-dera Temple Main Hall will not be visible.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
  • All Packages
    • You can book a maximum of 3.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between the booking confirmation date to 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 2 business days to 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 1 business days to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
Change policy
  • Please contact Veltra immediately if you make any changes to your booking once it is confirmed, as:

    ・Any changes made between the booking confirmation date to 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 2 business days to 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 1 business days to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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(4.00/5.00) 4.00 / 5
(4 reviews)
Language English
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 2 day
Availability Daily
Meal Meal (refer to the details in the schedule)

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I loved it, the JR Sunshine and local tour operator were just perfect and very well organized, we got to cover amazing sights and I would recommend this trip to anyone.
by: Bernadette
The tour was very well organised. Every step in the process went very smoothly thanks to the wonderful staff who were there. We went on a two day one night tour to Kyoto. The lunch on the first da...more
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