Day Trip to Nara Tour (from Kyoto)


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Activity Level



Religious Heritage, Nature and Wildlife, First Time Visitor, Day Trip / Out of Town


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 5



English (advanced), Japanese (fluent)

Meet cheerful deer and Grate Buddha!

This is the day-trip tour from Kyoto to Nara using public transportation.
Visit 2 World Heritage sites (Todaiji temple, Kasuga shrine) and Deer Park where you can meet many cheerful deer!
This walking tour takes approximately 7 hours using public transpirations and will walk around 10, 000 steps.


This is the day-trip to Nara from Kyoto.
We will go to Nara via JR express train or Kintetsu express train.
In Nara, you will visit 2 World Heritage sites (Todaiji temple, Kasuga shrine) and Deer Park where you can meet many cheerful deer!

As your private guide, I can arrange the itinerary according to your request and interests!

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Your hotel in Kyoto

End location: JR Kyoto Station

Duration: 7 hours


It is a walking tour basically using public transportations. However I will recommend using taxi some points to save energy and time.

What’s Included

Pick-up and drop-off services,
English-speaking guide fees (includes guide's transportation fares, and guide's admission fee).

Estimated Local Cash Needed

4000 JPY - *1,500 JPY/person - Admission fees (about 500JPY for each temple or shrine)
*2,500 JPY/person - Transportation fares
*In case of need, we will take a taxi to save time & energy.
600-2,000 JPY /car , according to the distance

What’s Extra

Your transportation fares
Your admission fees
Your lunch


I am not a driver guide but I can arrange transportation (taxi,a chauffeured car) upon your request.

A Recent Review of this tour

Eri was a great tour guide. She was extremely knowledgeable about the sites in Nara and very easy going. She provided a lot of background info that we would not have known if we were on our own. Don't miss the sacred deer and bamboo forest.
Shelley Griffin

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