Full Day Tour from Kyoto
tour highlights
This tour is accompanied by a National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter. Visit the picturesque area around Uji Bridge and World Heritage Site Byodo-in Temple. See the magnificent Byodo-in Temple, the vibrant colors of which have been restored just as they were when the temple was built. Experience an authentic tea ceremony in one of Japan's tea plantation area. For the Nara sightseeing in the afternoon, the tour will visit the World Heritage Sites of Todai-ji Temple and Kasuga Taisha Shrine. Get to see wild deer up close, a rarity in Japan and elsewhere in the world, while walking through Nara Park.

Inclusions and Exclusions
National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter fee,
Other admission fees and transportation costs

Tour pick-up and drop-off service at passenger staying hotel

- Tour starts from Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo (formerly: New Miyako Hotel). Walk to Kyoto Station.
- From Kyoto Station, take local train to Uji Station via local train.
- Visit Uji Bridge. Uji Bridge is thought to have been originally built sometime in the 7th century and is counted among the oldest bridges in Japan. A small protrusion off one side of the bridge known as san-no-ma offers great views.
- Visit Nakanoshima Park for sightseeing.
- Tea Ceremony Experience at Taihoan in the famous tea town of Uji.
- Visit Byodo-in Temple Built near the end of the Heian Era, this temple houses a Buddha statue and other images, and is surrounded by a beautiful garden. The temple is registered on the World Heritage List as a part of the Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto. An image of this temple's Phoenix Hall is featured on the 10 yen coin.
- From Uji Station back to Kyoto Station via local train then walk to Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo (formerly New Miyako Hotel).

- Lunch at a local restaurant.
- Depart for Nara sightseeing by bus. Visit Todai-ji Temple (Great Buddha)
- Nara Park A World Heritage site. This is the symbol of the Nara Period and one of the world's largest wooden structures. Its huge main hall and bronze Great Buddha are impressive to behold.
- Proceed to Kasuga Taisha Shrine. This Nara Period shrine is designated as a World Heritage Site. The deer of Nara Park are thought to be the shrine messengers.
- Lastly, Nara Nagomikan (Gift Shop) The largest souvenir shop in Nara. Enjoy yourself in this spacious shop and look for the perfect souvenir.
- Drop off at some Kyoto Hotels or back to Kyoto Station.

USD 209 per person
Rate is for as low as

Child rate for aged 6 to 11 years old – USD 185 per person

Tour is valid until December 31, 2021 except during Japan holiday

1. This tour uses public transportation for the round trip to Uji. All trains have non-reserved seats. Please note that seating is not guaranteed.
2. The morning portion of this tour is a walking tour, not a bus tour. Please participate in shoes which are easy to walk in. The afternoon portion of the tour will be a bus tour.
3. The tour may not be able to enter the Phoenix Hall at Byodo-in Temple in case of congestion. In this case, JPY 300 will be refunded at the location.
4. The tour may be unable to drop by Nakanoshima Park in case of high water level in the Uji River, etc.
5. The tea ceremony experience may be conducted with other customers.
6. Participants will walk from the parking lot to Todai-ji Temple (about 15 min one-way).
7. At Kasuga Taisha Shrine, the tour does not include entrance to areas requiring admission.
8. 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.
9. The order of activities and arrival times may differ depending on road conditions and congestion at destinations.
10. During the Gion Festival (Sakimatsuri), drop-off service to some Kyoto Hotels will be unavailable due to traffic restrictions.
11. Rate is subject to change without prior notice and subject to availability upon booking.

cancellation Policy
Cancellation penalty will apply once booking is finalized.

How to redeem
Tour Voucher will be sent to client's email address.

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