Kyoto & Nara 1-Day Tour (With Lunch)

Kyoto & Nara 1-Day Tour (With Lunch)

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8:25 - 19:30

 Full Day                                                                       

English Speaking Guide

 Nara Kyoto                                                           

Included, Vegetarian Option Available

 Kasuga Taisya Shrine, Kinkaku-ji Temple, Kyoto Imperial Palace, Nijo Castle, Todai-ji Temple


Tour Itinerary


This tour is accompanied by a National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter. Visit the most famous sightseeing spots in Kyoto and Nara, including World Heritage sites. Participants will surely enjoy this 1-day tour which takes an efficient trip around Kyoto and Nara, two historical cities.

Tour Itinerary
0800-0830 2019: Pick-up Service (2020-No ick up service available)
0830 Sunrise Tours Desk in Avanti (across from Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit) Departure
Nijo Castle, Kinkaku-ji Temple, [Except Mondays]   Kyoto Imperial Palace
[Mondays (and Tuesdays when Monday is a national holiday)] Kitano Tenmangu Shrine
From Kyoto to Nara
Todai-ji Temple (Great Buddha) / Nara Park, Kasuga Taisha Shrine
Nara Nagomikan,
1830-1930 Drop-off Service (limited hotel only)

[Reception Method]
At reception, please show your reservation confirmation sheet, a printout of the reservation confirmation e-mail, or show the e-mail on your mobile device screen to staff.
[Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations]
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)
The tour will visit Nishi Hongan-ji Temple instead of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine on May 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.
Participants will walk from the parking lot to Todai-ji Temple (about 15 min one-way). Thank you for your understanding. Please inform us at the time of booking if any person in your group is using crutches or a wheelchair, or has a chronic illness that makes it difficult to walk for long distances.
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.
Connection to the Kyoto Night Tour or Kyoto Maiko Dinner is not possible.
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 order of activities and arrival times may differ depending on road conditions and congestion at destinations.
Seats may not be designated.
Depending on the number of participants, a sedan or taxi van may be used instead.
[Important Notes/Supplements: Meeting/Pick-up/Pick-up Location]
Kyoto Hotel Okura: 8:00
Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto (*Limited to staying guests): 8:10
Karasuma Kyoto Hotel: 8:15
Sunrise Tours Desk inside Avanti (across from Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit): 8:30
Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto: 8:40
Kyoto Hotel Tokyu: 8:50
ANA Crowne Plaza Hotel Kyoto: 8:45
Sunrise Tours Desk inside Avanti (across from Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit): 8:30
[Important Notes/Supplements: Regarding Meals]
A Japanese/Western buffet style meal will be served for lunch. As the meal is served buffet style, vegetarian customers are also welcome. During the period from Jan. 5 to Mar. 11, a one-plate lunch may be served depending on the number of participants. A menu that may also be enjoyed by vegetarians will be served. Thank you for your understanding.
A set menu meal will be served for lunch. For those who would like a vegetarian meal, please make sure to inform us at the time of reservation. If requests are not provided in advance, same-day changes cannot be accepted. Halal, gluten-free, and other meal requests are not available. For those that don't require lunch, please make a booking for the 'without lunch' plan (tour code: BUS1NN2121NNS). The 'without lunch' plan provides customers with free time to eat on their own in the Kyoto Station area.