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1-DAY Uji & Nara Tour

1-DAY Uji & Nara Tour


Tour Feature

This tour will visit not only the picturesque area around Uji Bridge and the magnificent Byodo-in Temple, but also the World Heritage Sites of Byodo-in Temple in Kyoto, Todai-ji Temple and Kasuga-taisha Shrine in Nara. Experience an authentic tea ceremony and get to see wild deer up close, a rarity in Japan and elsewhere in the world, while walking through Nara Park.


Tour Schedule


8:30 AM Depart from Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo

       Transfer from Kyoto station to Uji station

  • Uji Bridge 

  • Nakanoshima Park 

  • Tea Ceremony Experience at Taihoan 

  • Byodo-in Temple 

       Transfer from Uji staion to Kyoto station

  • Lunch

       Depart from Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo

  • Todai-ji Temple (Great Buddha) / Nara Park 

  • Kasuga-taisha Shrine

  • Nara Nagomikan(Gift shop)

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Drop-off service

  • Pricing

    $200.00 per person(Adult) / $177.00 per person (Child, age 6-11)

  • Dates

    2021’3/23-11/30 : Tuesday, Friday

  • Inclusions

    ・English-speaking guide

    ・Admission fees

    (At Kasuga Taisha Shrine, the tour does not include entrance to areas requiring admission.)

    ・Transportation fees

  • Exclusions

    ・Trip insurance

    ・Transportation to tour pick-up location (if needed)

    ・Personal expenses such as buying souvenirs


  • Cancellation Policy


    Time of Cancellation

    Cancellation Charges

    No show/Cancellation after the tour has left


    The day of the tour (before start time)


    4 days to 1 day before the tour


    10 days to 5 days before the day of the tour


  • Important Notes (Remarks)

    [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 (2) is not met by 4 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be canceled.

    [Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations]

    This tour uses public transportation for the round trip to Uji. All trains have non-reserved seats. Please note that seating is not guaranteed.

    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.

    The tour may not be able to enter the Phoenix Hall at Byodo-in Temple in case of congestion. 

    The tour may be unable to drop by Nakanoshima Park in case of high water level in the Uji River, etc.

    The tea ceremony experience may vary between tea-ceremony procedures with matcha green tea and tea-ceremony procedures with sencha green tea depending on the day. Selections may not be made. Also, this may be conducted with other customers. 

    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.

    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.

    Depending on the number of participants, a sedan or taxi van may be used instead.

    [Important Notes/Supplements: Regarding Meals]

    Please make a request when booking if you prefer a vegetarian menu.

  • Photo Credits

    ©Miyabi Kyoto Kanko Taxi

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