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Full-Day Nara tour from Kyoto and Uji Green Tea Town

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On this tour, we will visit Nara and Uji Green tea Town.

Nara was established as the first permanent Japan's capital in the year 710. There are a lot of historical sites, such as Todaiji Great Buddha Hall, Kasuga Taisha Shrine, Kofukuji Temple and so on. Nara"deer"park is also one of must-see areas. On our way back to Kyoto, we will hop off at JR Uji Station and visit the Green Tea Town of Uji. If you have time to spare, taste the finest green tea.

Nara Tour Guide - Koichi W.
Koichi W.
4.95 / 5
(56 reviews)
08:00 AM

Meeting Point

JR Kyoto station or your hotel in Kyoto city

09:00 AM

JR Kyoto Station

Meet you at Kyoto station or at your hotel

10:30 AM

Todaiji Great Buddha Hall via Kofukuji and Nara Park

We are heading to Todaiji Temple,walking through Nara deer park. Todaiji temple has the Great Buddha Hall "Daibutsu-Den" the world biggest wooden architecture, and it also houses the world biggest bronze statue of Buddha cast in the 8th century. Nara"deer"park is also one of must-sees. there are a lot of deer roaming around the park. They are said to be messengers of the deities. They will bow to you to get a cracker. Let's feed them deer crackers.

11:30 AM

Todaiji Nigatsu -do Hall

One of the oldest wooden halls in Todaiji temple complex. On the way to the Nigatsu-do hall, you may feel an atmosphere as if you traveled to the past. It's also a location where many historical dramas have been filmed. Experience it for yourself!

01:00 PM

Naramachi Old Town (Enjoy shopping and eating)

Let's have lunch at a restaurant in Naramachi. What would you like to have? How about Nara's specialty food, Nyumen noodle or Kakinoha-Sushi (=Pressed Sushi wrapped in persimmon leaf).

03:00 PM

JR Uji station to Phoenix Hall

In Uji Green tea Town, you have a chance to see the Byodo-in Phoenix hall, built about one thousand years ago. If you have spend, you can tray to taste the finest green tea.

04:00 PM

Ending point

JR Kyoto station or downtown Kyoto

Ending Point

16:00 JR Kyoto station or downtown Kyoto

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Total amount of cash you may need: approximately 4000 yen per person(Transportation fees:about 1500 yen , lunch: about 1500 yen , admission fees: 1200 yen, other personal expenses)

Tour Important Information

In this tour, we would take Kintetsu limited Express train or JR train from Kyoto to Nara. If you have "JR Rail Pass", you can take JR train for free. And then we will basically walk around Nara park and surrounding area. It would be advisable to use a Taxi appropriately to save time.

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I usually use public transportation systems such as trains, buses, taxi, and so on.

I like outdoor activities. If you would like to do hiking, cycling etc., please feel free to ask me in advance.

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Nara Tour Reviews

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Kristina H.

5 / 5
Jun 19, 2024

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One of our favorite places!

The Nara trip was amazing! Not only to feed and interact with the precious deer (be careful, as soon as you have food the are relentless) but the beauty and history of the Todaiji Temple. Once again, our guide Koichi, was so full of knowledge about this history what we were seeing, but he also shared with us the significance of and taught us how to perform ritual and customs, right down to how to properly cleanse your hands in the mineral water falls, how to give an offering, what each of the symbols we saw meant, etc. Koichi was better than any other guide we heard while on our trip (and we're not just saying that). The best decision we made, after deciding to go to Japan, was to hire Koichi as our guide!!

We love Osaka!

A little bit of everything for everyone in Osaka! Koichi was amazing and took us to all the popular and famous spots. We are delicious food and did a lot of local shopping!

Must See! Stunning sights and history!

Kyoto is one of our new favorite places. On this tour, we were fascinated by everything we saw but especially loved the Fushimi-Inari Shrine. I want to come back and walk the whole thing! We are so grateful to have had Koichi guiding us. We were able to participate in things and that we would have never known about if he wasn't there. We also 'overheard' other guides with other tourists and we were even more grateful we had Koichi. He has a kind, caring, and funny personality that really makes the trip and time with him more fun! We highly recommend visiting Kyoto and especially recommend Koichi as a guide!

$227/ per group

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