Kyoto & Nara 1-Day Tour


General information

Kyoto & Nara 1-Day Tour

Tour points

  • Visiting the most famous sightseeing spots including World Heritage sites in Kyoto and Nara!
  • Participants will surely enjoy this tour which takes an efficient trip around two historical cities.
  • This is Sunrise Tours’ most popular course in western Japan.
  • After the tour, participants from Kyoto will be dropped off at the following locations Kyoto Hotel Okura, Sunrise Tours Desk in Avanti (across from Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit), Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto, Kyoto Hotel Tokyu, ANA Crowne Plaza Kyoto, Kyoto Tower (Kyoto Station Karasuma Exit)


Time Contents
 【Depart from Kyoto】
830Depart from Avanti's Sunrise Tours Desk (across from Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit)
 Nijo Castle
 Kyoto Imperial Palace
*When Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed, the tour will visit Kitano Tenmangu Shrine instead.
 Meal Break
*Lunch is available as an option
(90min)Move to Nara from Kyoto
(60min)Todai-ji Temple (Great Buddha) Nara Park
 Kasuga Taisha Shrine
 Nara Nagomikan (Gift Shop)

1830-1900【Tour from Kyoto】
Drop-off service

Tour details

Minimum Participants1 person
Tour type1 Day Bus Tour
Tour time11 hours
Pick up locationsAVANTI Sunrise Tours Desk ( from Kyoto)
Drop off locationsDesignated Hotel ( from Kyoto)
Plannning CompanyJTB Global Marketing & Travel Inc.
MealsLunch plan available
Meal optionsVegetarian option available for Lunch plan


  • [Reception Method]
    At reception, please show your reservation confirmation sheet, a printout of the reservation confirmation e-mail, or show the e-mail on your mobile device screen to staff.
  • The Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed on the following days. As such, the tour will visit Kitano Tenmangu Shrine instead.
    (Mondays, Tuesday if Monday is a national holiday, May 14-17 for the Aoi Festival, New Year's holidays, and whenever there is an Imperial Household event).
  • The tour will visit Nishi Hongan-ji Temple instead of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine on May 25.
  • Nijo Castle is closed on Tuesdays in January, July, August, and December. (Closed on the following day if Tuesday is a holiday.) If closed, or if the tour is during the year-end/New Year's holidays, Ryoan-ji Temple will be visited instead.
  • Participants will walk from the parking lot to Todai-ji Temple (about 15 min one-way). Thank you for your understanding.
  • At Kasuga Taisha Shrine, the tour does not include entrance to areas requiring admission.
  • Nara Nagomikan may be omitted from the itinerary if it is closed on the day of the tour, or as a result of traffic congestion.
  • The order of activities and arrival times may differ depending on road conditions and congestion at destinations.
  • Seats may not be designated.
  • Depending on the number of participants, a sedan or taxi van may be used instead.
  • [Bus Company] Teisan Kanko Bus Co., Ltd.; Yasaka Sightseeing Bus Co., Ltd.; Yuai Kanko Bus Co., Ltd.
    If operation is by a company other than Teisan Kanko Bus Co., Ltd., the bus company to be used will be indicated on the final itinerar
  • [Others]
    Transportation in Remarks: Depending on the number of participants, a sedan or taxi van may be used → Depending on the number of tour participants, vehicles other than a large bus (mid-size bus/small-size bus), a hired car (van/minivan), or a taxi may be used

*Updated: as of Dec 2020. The itineraries may change without notice.