Nara Adventure from Kyoto: Todaiji, Kasuga Taisha Shrine, Nara Park & More – Full Day

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  • Go on a full-day adventure to the charming city of Nara, just a train ride away from Kyoto
  • Learn about the cultural and historical landmarks from your friendly guide
  • See the friendly, free-roaming deer in Nara Park
  • Visit Todaiji, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, home to the awe-inspiring Great Buddha
  • Take in the picturesque scenery at Kasuga Taisha shrine
  • Stroll along the streets of Naramachi and see well-preserved traditional merchant houses
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About this activity

  • Location


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  • Trip type

    Full Day

  • Duration

    8 Hours

  • Confirmation

    Instant Confirmation

  • Cancellation policy

    Free cancellation (before 24 hours)

Available Monday
The TripGuru Promise

The TripGuru Promise

  • Small Groups (max 5-9 people)
  • Awesome Local Guides
  • Curated Itineraries
  • Comfortable Private Cars
  • Solo Traveler Friendly
Small Groups

Small Groups

Small enough allowing you to explore each place independently, but big enough to create a fun social atmosphere. Average group size does not typically exceed 9 people – no busload trips or tourist traps!
Local Experts

Local Experts

Follow in the footsteps “cultural translators” who call your destination home. Get insights into local legends, history, and personality – discovering treasures other visitors miss when left to their own devices.
Curated Itineraries

Curated Itineraries

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Private Car

Private Car

TripGuru Signature tours come with a driver and comfortable, air-conditioned cars. Enjoy the ride without wasting time lining up, waiting for the bus to come or finding your way around crowds.
Solo Traveler Friendly

Solo Traveler Friendly

Book without having to pay for empty seats and meet fellow adventurous souls along the way! TripGuru Signature experiences are designed to connect like-minded explorers.

What is included

  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Entrance fees (Todaiji Temple and Katsuga Shrine)
  • Snacks
  • Drinking water
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Transportation (JR Pass can be used / JPY 1280 one way)
  • Optional Japanese Traditional Lunch at Kotoya (around JPY 2500)
  • Personal expenses


  • 1

    8.00 AM

    Meet at the meeting point

  • 2

    9.00 AM

    Gyoki Statue

  • 3

    9.30 AM

    Kofukuji Temple grounds

  • 4

    10.00 AM

    Nara Park

  • 5

    10.15 AM


  • 6

    11.30 AM


  • 7

    1.00 PM

    Kasuga Taisha shrine

  • 8

    2.00 PM

    Naramachi walk

  • 9

    3.00 PM

    Depart from Nara

  • 10


    Return to Kyoto

  • 11


    Itineraries are for reference only and subject to change.

Note: The timings may differ based on the selected timeslot

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