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Private Full-Day Nara Tour from Osaka via Taxi

By Beauty of Japan
Price was undefined, price is now SG$954

Features

Free cancellation available
8h
Mobile voucher
Instant confirmation
Selective hotel pickup
Cleanliness and safety

Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Contactless tickets
Vehicles and venues disinfected

Highlights

  • Relaxing trip to history-filled Nara via private taxi

  • Enormous & awe-inspiring Buddha statue in Todai-ji temple

  • Chance to hand-feed friendly deer roaming in Nara Park

  • UNESCO-listed Kasuga Taishi shrine, famous for its lanterns

  • Amazing architecture of the Buddhist temple Yakushi-ji

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Private tour of Nara via taxi

  • What's included

    Roundtrip transport to and from most central Osaka hotels

  • What's excluded

    Admission to attractions along the tour route

  • What's excluded

    Meals and drinks

Know Before You Book

  • Hotel pick-up is available from most centrally located Osaka hotels. Please arrange pick-up from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.

  • You will receive confirmation of your exact tour departure time when you call to confirm your reservation.

  • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel foyer 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.


What you can expect

Take a day to venture out of Osaka to the city of Nara, which was the capital of Japan until the late 8th century. Chauffeured in a private taxi, you can see all of the ancient city's historic landmarks, including Todai Temple, Kasuga Taisha, and the famous wild deer of Nara Park.

Get picked up from your hotel in Osaka by a private taxi and drive towards Nara. The ancient city was the capital of Japan from 710 to 794 AD during the Nara Period and remains an important historic and cultural site today. Your driver takes you to Nara Park, which is famous for its free-roaming wild deer. As you explore the beautiful area, you can pick up special deer crackers to hand-feed to the friendly creatures. Also visit the Todai-ji temple adjacent to the park, famed for its Daibutsuden (Big Buddha Hall) which contains one of Japan's largest bronze statues of Buddha.

After a break for lunch, head next to Kasuga Taisha, Nara's most celebrated shrine and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Roam the shine's inner buildings to see its famous bronze and stone lanterns, which are only lit twice a year, and learn of its history. Finally, stop by Yakushi-ji, a beautiful temple originally built in the 7th century before its reconstruction in the 1970s. The temple houses a Yakushi trinity, a masterpiece of Japanese Buddhist art, which attracts visitors year round. At the end of your tour, enjoy picturesque views of mountains and countryside rolling past as you make the drive back to Osaka.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Temperature checks available
  • Masks required
  • Hand sanitiser provided

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Activity Location

  • Nara

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Hotel Pickup
    • Osaka

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