Nara Afternoon Tour with Todaiji Temple, Deer Park from Kyoto - Leisure Holidays

Nara Afternoon Tour with Todaiji Temple, Deer Park from KyotoJapan

From RM294 / per person for 6 hours
Discover the historic environs of Nara, explore Buddhist temples, shrines and the famous Nara deer park!

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Summary

Discover the historic environs of Nara, ancient capital of Japan, as you explore Buddhist temples, shrines and the famous Nara deer park on this 5.5-hour excursion from Kyoto. Visit Todaji Temple, one of the oldest Buddhist temples in Japan and home to the country’s largest Buddha statue, before seeing Kasuga Shrine, which features over 3,000 stone and bronze lanterns. Then stop by Nara Park, a 1,250-acre reserve that’s home to more than 1,000 free-roaming deer. Your Nara excursion also includes pickup from select Kyoto hotels, a guide and all entrance fees.


IMPORTANT

• Child price: Age 6-11. Infant price: Age 0-5
• Entrance fees to Treasures Hall and Manyo Botanical Gardens at Kasuga Shrine are not included
• Wheelchair accessible - if assistance is required, passenger must provide their own carer
• Some parts of road on this tour are gravel and steep inclines
• Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat
• During the Gion Festival (July 14-16), drop-off service to Karasuma Kyoto Hotel is not available due to traffic regulation
• The tour may not visit Nara Nagomikan if it is closed or due to traffic conditions

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Meeting Point

Meet Up Point

JTB Sunrise Tour Desk Kyoto at 1.40 pm.
• Address: B1 floor of Kyoto Avanti Mall) (Address: 31 Hiagashikujo-nishisanno-cho Kyoto-shi Kyoto, JAPAN, 601-8003


Drop Off Point

Drop-off is available at the following locations in Kyoto between 6:30 pm and 7:30 pm:
• ANA Crowne Plaza Kyoto
• AVANTI Sunrise Tours Desk (Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit)
• Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto (*available only to staying guests)
• Karasuma Kyoto Hotel
• Kyoto Hotel Okura
• Kyoto Tokyu Hotel
• Kyoto Tower (Kyoto Station Karasuma Exit)
• Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto

Nara Afternoon Tour

Highlights

• Travel by return motorcoach from Kyoto to Nara
• Enjoy the afternoon touring the sights of Nara
• Visit Todaiji Temple, one of Japan's most famous and historically significant temples
• See over 1,000 tame deer roam freely in the verdant 1,250 acres peaceful park
• Explore Kasuga Shrine, featuring some 3,000 antique stone and bronze lanterns


Itinerary

Start your Nara trip in the afternoon with a pickup at Avanti Tour Desk near Kyoto Station. After your pickup, proceed by coach on your Nara excursion. 

Stop by Nara’s Todaji Temple to start your trip. This magnificent edifice, constructed in the 8th century, is among the country’s most important religious buildings. Explore the temple’s Daibutsuden (Great Buddha Hall), one of the largest wooden buildings in the world, along with its immense bronze Buddha statue, which are just some of the treasures to be found in this incredible attraction.

Continue your Nara trip with a visit to its famous deer park, a unique 1,250-acre preserve where more than 1,000 tame deer freely roam. Admire these gentle creatures as they graze and wander the park, and stop to purchase special deer food, which the animals will gladly eat from your hand, if you wish.

Finish your discovery of Nara at the Shinto shrine of Kasuga, a serene site that features a collection of more than 3,000 stone and bronze lanterns. After leaving Kasuga, return by coach for a drop-off at select hotels in Kyoto.


Confirmation

• Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

Extras

Included Extras

Please find below a selection of extras that are included within the price of your tour.

Professional Guide

Coach Transfer

Transport by air-conditioned coach

Entrance Fees

Entrance fees as per itinerary

Optional Extras

All of the below extras are additional to the price of your tour, and can be selected on the next stage.

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