Nara Afternoon Tour

Nara Afternoon Tour

Duration Half Day (13:45 – 19:30)
Price Adult $130     Child (6 – 11 years old) $113

About 1,300 years ago, Nara was the capital of Japan. The Nara Afternoon Tour takes you to the world’s largest wooden structure, Todaiji Temple, housing Japan’s largest statue of Buddha in its main hall (Daibutsuden). Walk through Nara Park, among the 1,200 tame deer roaming the extensive parklands. Deer were once considered messengers of the Gods. Continue to Kasuga Taisha Shrine, the most celebrated and largest shrine in Nara.


13:45 AVANTI Sunrise Tours Desk (Kyoto Station)

Todaiji Temple & Nara Park (60 min)
Todaiji Temple was constructed in 752 on the order of Emperor Shomu. It is the largest wooden structure in the world and houses a 15 metre tall, immense, bronze statue of Buddha. The adjacent Nara Park is home to about 1,200 tame deer who roam the extensive parklands.

Kasuga Taisha Shrine (40 min)
Originally the royal shrine for the powerful Fujiwara clan, Kasuga Taisha Shrine is famous for its astounding 3,000 beautifully crafted stone and bronze lanterns which have been donated by worshippers over the years.

Nara Nagomikan (20 min)
In this gift shop you can find something special for souvenirs such as locally brewed sake, foods, traditional crafts or authentic Japanese handcrafts.

18:30 ~ 19:30 Drop off service to hotels in Kyoto is available.


– Todaiji Temple
– Nara Park
– Kasuga Taisha Shrine

Tour Inclusions:

– English-speaking guide
– All transportation
– Admission fees

Tour Details:

Pick up service Not Available
Guide service English-speaking guide included
Drop off service Available
Meals No meals included
Participants Minimum 1 guest
Price Adult $130     Child (6 – 11 years old) $113
1. Participants will walk from the parking lot to Todaiji Temple (about 15 minutes each way).
2. Areas requiring admission fees at Kasuga Taisha Shrine will not be visited.
3. Drop off service to Karasuma Kyoto Hotel and Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto cannot be provided during the Gion Festival (July 15 – 16) due to traffic restrictions.
4. The tour may not visit Nara Nagomikan if it is closed or due to traffic conditions.
5. Connections to the Kyoto Night Tour and the Kyoto Maiko Dinner are not possible due to time constraints.