TOUR
WESTERN JAPAN

1-Day Kyoto & Nara Tour: Nijo Castle, Kinkaku-ji Temple, Kyoto Imperial Palace, Todai-ji Temple, Nara Park, Kasuga Taisha Shrine (No Meals, Round-trip from Kyoto)

Tour Code :

GU1006N1S

Departs from :

Kyoto

Tour Brand :

Kansai (Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, etc.) 1-Day Bus Tour

change(s) from the previous year :

Price(Lowest) :

¥16,400 ~

Overview :

1. This tour is accompanied by a National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter as it visits the most famous sightseeing spots including World Heritage sites in Kyoto and Nara, such as Nijo Castle, Kinkaku-ji Temple, Kyoto Imperial Palace, Todai-ji Temple, Nara Park, and Kasuga Taisha Shrine. Participants will surely enjoy this tour which takes an efficient trip around two historical cities.
2. This is Sunrise Tours' most popular course in western Japan.
3. After the tour, participants will be dropped off at the following locations: Kyoto Hotel Okura, Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto (*limited to staying guests), Karasuma Kyoto Hotel, 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)
4. Enjoy the view out the window from the suburbs of Kyoto to Nara.
5. Lunch is not included on this tour. Free time is allotted for the Kyoto Station vicinity, so please have it on your own. For customers with dietary restrictions, please book this plan.
6. About Infection Countermeasures:
- Bus interiors are disinfected and sterilized.
- Drivers, guides, and assistants conduct health checks and disinfection before boarding, and wear face masks throughout the tour.
- Tour destinations implement countermeasures specified by the Japanese government.
7. This tour promotes Cross-cultural Understanding as stated under Sunrise Tours' Sustainable Development Goals.
Please check the following page for details.
http://jtbgmt.com/en/g-web/sdgs

Itinerary

day1

08:30- Avanti's Sunrise Tours Desk (across from Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit) - Depart *Please refer to [Bus Company].
50(min) Nijo Castle A World Heritage site. Tour the historical castle completed in 1626, which was built to provide lodging for the Tokugawa Shogun and as a palladium for Kyoto Imperial Palace. The impressive, elaborate carvings and decors in the Ninomaru Palace are a must-see.
*Please refer to [Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations].
45(min) Kinkaku-ji Temple A World Heritage site. The wooden architecture is covered in thin layers of pure gold and is surrounded by a beautiful pond.
40(min) [Regular] Kyoto Imperial Palace See the Kyoto Imperial Palace, which was used as the Emperor's residence until about 150 years ago.
*Please refer to [Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations].
40(min) [Kyoto Imperial Palace Closed Days] Kitano Tenmangu Shrine Kitano Tenmangu Shrine is the substitute for Kyoto Imperial Palace on days it is closed to visitors. It is famous for housing the God of scholarship. This shrine's main hall is a designated national treasure. The shrine is especially great to see during the plum blossom and autumn leaf seasons.
*Please refer to [Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations].
60(min) Lunch (meal charges not included in the tour) The tour will stop for free time in the Kyoto Station area.
60(min) 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.
40(min) 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.
*Please refer to [Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations].
20(min) Nara Nagomikan (Gift Shop) The largest souvenir shop in Nara. Enjoy yourself in this spacious shop and look for the perfect souvenir.
18:30-19:30 Drop-off Service After Kyoto Station, participants will be dropped off at their hotels.

GU1006N1S

Remarks:Planning Company: JTB Global Marketing & Travel Inc.
Address: 2-3-14 Higashi Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
Japan Tourism Agency Registered Travel Agent (No. 1723)
A member of the Japan Association of Travel Agents
[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.
[Operation Conditions/Tour Conditions]
- If the minimum number of participants (1) is not met by 4 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be canceled.
- To prevent infection, please participate wearing face masks.
- On the day of the tour, a health check and temperature screening will be conducted. Those with a temperature of 37.5 and above as well as those who do not feel well may not be allowed to participate.
- The above are subject to change depending on the infection status. Please be sure to follow the guide's instructions.
Please check the following for the most up-to-date information.
Website: https://www.sunrise-tours.jp/en/
[Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations]
The Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed to visitors on the following days. As such, the tour will visit Kitano Tenmangu Shrine instead. If the closed day falls on the 25th, the tour will visit Nishi Hongan-ji Temple. (Mondays, Tuesday if Monday is a national holiday, and whenever there is an Imperial Household event)
Nijo Castle is closed on Tuesdays in January, July, August, and December. (Closed on the following day if Tuesday is a holiday.) If closed, 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. Please inform us at the time of booking if any person in your group is using crutches or a wheelchair, or has a chronic illness that makes it difficult to walk for long distances.
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.
Connection to the Kyoto Night Tour or Kyoto Maiko Dinner is not possible.
During the Gion Festival (Sakimatsuri, July 15 - 16), drop-off service to Karasuma Kyoto Hotel and Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto will be unavailable due to traffic restrictions.
The order of activities and arrival times may differ depending on road conditions and congestion at destinations.
Seats may not be designated.
[Bus Company]
Teisan Kanko Bus Co., Ltd. (in general); Yasaka Sightseeing Bus Co., Ltd.; Yuai Kanko Bus Co., Ltd.; Toh-ho-kanko Bus Co., Ltd.; Kyoto Kanko Bus Co., Ltd.; or Senriyama Bus Co., Ltd.
*In general, Teisan Kanko Bus will be used.
If otherwise, it will be specified in the final itinerary.
*Depending on the number of tour participants, transportation to be used may be other than a large bus (mid-size bus, small bus), a hired car (van, minivan - MK Co., Ltd. or Yasaka Group), or a taxi.
Standard transportation for approximate number of customers:
- Large bus: around 26 people or more
- Mid-size bus: around 11-25 people
- Small bus: around 9-10 people
- Van (hired car): around 5-8 people
- Minivan (hired car): around 3-4 people
- Taxi: around 1-2 people
[Important Notes/Supplements: Meeting/Pick-up/Pick-up Location]
Sunrise Tours Desk inside Avanti (across from Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit): 8:20
[Important Notes/Supplements: Regarding Meals]
Lunch is not included on this tour. There will be time allotted for the Kyoto Station vicinity. Please purchase your own lunch.