Travel from Osaka to Nara by bus and see the great sights Nara has to offer! The Todaji Temple, Nara Deer Park and the Kasuga Taisha Shrine are some of the places you'll have the opportunity to visit.
See the great sights Nara has to offer! Travel from Osaka to Nara by bus, and visit Todaiji, the largest wooden structure in the world and the home of the Great Buddha, the largest Buddha statue in Japan. Mingle with the deer at Nara Park, before proceeding to Kasuga Taisha Shrine, Nara's most famous shrine.
Leave Osaka for Kyoto aboard a JR rapid train (non-reserved seats) with an English-speaking tour conductor.
See the Great Buddha in the world's largest wooden building, a wonder of religious architecture.
More than 1,000 deer roam freely in the verdant 1,250 acres peaceful park. If you wish to feed the deer, they will gladly eat from your hand.
The most famous and beautiful Shinto shrine in Nara, it features some 3,000 antique stone and bronze lanterns.
This is Nara's biggest souvenir shop selling a wide variety of food products (including sweets) and other local goods you will only find in the area.
Return to Namba aboard a Kintetsu Railways train (non-reserved seats) with an English-Speaking tour conductor. Tour ends upon arrival at Kintetsu Namba Station.
12:40 Assemble at Hotel Granvia Osaka. Board a JR rapid service train to Kyoto.
13:15 After arriving in Kyoto, walk to New Miyako Hotel for assembly.
Proceed to Nara by motorcoach and visit the following:
Nara Deer Park
Kasuga Grand Shrine
Pick ups are available from selected hotels in Osaka.
Children 5 years old and below are free of charge, provided they sit on an adult's lap. If they need a seat, they will be charged (child rates).
Journey from Osaka to Kyoto and from Nara to Osaka will be accompanied by an English-speaking tour assistant.
Itinerary is subject to change according to the traffic conditions.
At Kasuga Shrine, the tour does not include entrance to areas requiring admission fees.
Nara Nagomikan is replaced by another souvenir shop when closed.
All our card payments are protected by thawte to give you peace of mind.
Pick-up from Designated Hotels in Osaka
Osaka to Nara (90 min)
Gather at Hotel Granvia Osaka and walk to Osaka Station. Board a rapid service train to Kyoto Station (non-reserved seating). Walk to AVANTI Sunrise Tours Desk( Kyoto Sta. Hachijo Exit.), and hop on the bus to Nara.
Todaiji Temple and Nara Park (60 mins)
Todaiji is a World Cultural Heritage Site, home to the largest bronze Buddha statue in the world and housed by the largest wooden building in Japan. Nara Park is a place of scenic beauty, there are over 1,200 deer roaming freely throughout the park.
Kasuga Taisha Shrine (40 mins)
This historical Shinto shrine dates back to 768 and is known for its numerous bronze and stone lanterns on the grounds. The deer of Nara Park are thought to be the shrine messengers.
Nara Nagomikan (20 mins)
Walk around Nara Nagomikan looking for the perfect Japanese crafts, goods, and souvenirs!
Kintetsu Nara Station to Osaka Station
Board the train (non-reserved seating) to Osaka.
Tour Ends at Osaka Namba Station
Price & Options
Children (ages 0-5 years) will be able to participate for free under the following conditions. Tour: An individual seat will not be provided. Please have them sit on the lap of their parent or guardian. If there are seats available, they are welcome to use it, however they will not be getting a priority in seating. If you would like a seat for a child (ages 0-5 years), please book them as a child.
At Kasuga Taisha Shrine, the tour will not enter areas requiring admission.
The tour may not visit Nara Nagomikan if it is closed or if traffic conditions make the visit difficult.
Public transportation will be used for the trips between Osaka and Kyoto, and Nara and Osaka. Please note that seating is not guaranteed.
You can book a maximum of 20.
Frequently Asked Questions
Any cancellations made between 8 business days (18:00:00 local time) to 2 business days (18:00:00 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
Any cancellations made between 2 business days (18:00:00 local time) to 1 business days (18:00:00 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
Any cancellations made between 1 business days (18:00:00 local time) to business days (18:00:00 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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