Half day tour to Nara from Osaka/ Kyoto - Private Tour


Tour Number

Activity Level



City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Religious Heritage


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6



Japanese (fluent), English (advanced)

Meet Great Buddha and friendly deer with a private guide

Nara was an ancient capital of Japan in the 8th century before the capital was moved to Kyoto. The town is very subdued and relaxing, though it can be accessed in an hour's train ride. We visit must-sees in Nara.
1. Todaiji Temple
A Buddhist temple famous for its Great Buddha Statue. Please stand just in front of it, and find the big size yourself!
2. Kasuga Shrine
Japanese Shinto shrine famous for lot of lanterns in the precincts and along the approach. Enjoy a peaceful and holy atmosphere.
3. Nara Park
We walk in the park during our tour. This park is also called "Deer Park". Many deer will come to welcome you! You can have a chance to feed them with special deer cookie.

In Nara, please feel the air of 1300years ago and have a wonderful time!
If you get hungry after a walk, there are some nice places for lunch.


*Todaiji Temple
*Kasuga Shrine
*Nara Park ( vast area of lown around the sites above )

Your hotel in Osaka or specific place suggested by you
-Kintetsu Railway
Nara Station
-walk or taxi
via Nara Park
Todaiji Temple
Kasuga Shrine
-walk or taxi
Nara Station
-Kintetsu Railway

This is a tour for you, please feel free to contact me in start time, duration and so on.
As for walking in Nara area, it is sometimes suggested to take a taxi according to your physical condition or the number of participants.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Your hotel in Kyoto

End location: Starting place or some other place requested by you.

Duration: 6 hours 30 min.


We use public transportation,such as train and bus.
Taxi may be suggested in short distances to save time.

What’s Included

1.guiding fee
2.transportation for the guide to and from home, and during the tour
3.admission for the guide

Estimated Local Cash Needed

4900 JPY - -2500 for transportation
-600 for admission
-1800 for food and drink

What’s Extra

1.your transportation
2.your admission
3.your food and drink
5.your personal expense

A Recent Review of this tour

Yoriko begleitete uns von Osaka aus nach Nara bzw. Kyoto. Dank ihres hervorragenden Wissens und Organisationtalents waren es 2 unvergessliche Tage.
Klaus Feis

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