1-Day Uji & Nara Tour

Price : $180.00~
City : Japan , Kyoto , Nara ,
Duration : approx. 10 hours.
Tour Code : N350
Tour Type : Local Tour

1. Visit the picturesque area around Uji Bridge and World Heritage Site Byodo-in Temple.
2. Experience an authentic tea ceremony in Uji, a town famous for tea.
3. Enjoy an afternoon of sightseeing around Nara.


07:45 – 08:35
Hotels in Kyoto City
Pick-up service from hotels to New Miyako Hotel

Depart New Miyako Hotel
Head to Kyoto Station on foot

From Kyoto Station to Uji Station (20 min)
JR Special Rapid Service or Local Train Service (non-reserved seat)

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.

Nakanoshima Park
Take a walk around Nakanoshima Park which is built on a sandbar in the middle of the river.
Remarks: The tour may not visit Nakanoshima Park due to Uji River flooding or other reasons.

Tea Ceremony Experience at Taiho-an (20 min)
Enjoy a simple tea ceremony experience at an authentic tea house.

Byodo-in Temple (50 min)
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 to Kyoto Station (20 min)
JR Special Rapid Service or Local Train Service (non-reserved seat)

Kyoto Station
Head to New Miyako Hotel on foot

Lunch (Western-style menu) (60 min)

Depart New Miyako Hotel (70 min)
Sightseeing of Nara will be conducted by bus.

From Kyoto to Nara (70 min)
Head to Nara via the Nara Keinawa Expressway

Todai-ji Temple/Nara Park (60 min)
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this temple 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 must see attractions.

Kasuga Taisha Shrine (40 min)
This Nara period shrine is designated as a World Heritage Site. The deer of Nara Park are thought to be the messengers of the shrine.
Remarks: At Kasuga Taisha Shrine, the tour will not enter areas requiring admission.

Nara Nagomikan (20 min)
The largest souvenir shop in Nara. Enjoy shopping around for the perfect souvenir.

18:30 – 19:30
Hotels in Kyoto City
Go to drop-off point
Remarks: During the Gion Festival (July 14-16), drop-off service to Karasuma Kyoto Hotel, Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto, and Hotel Monterey Kyoto will be unavailable due to traffic restrictions.

Departure City
Single Supplement
Minimum Pax
2 guests
Price option

Child 6-11 years From $157.00

Package Inclusive
English-speaking guide, Lunch, Other admission fees and transportation costs included in the tour
Pricing Notes
Prices are subject to change without notice.