Nara Lazy Bird Tour

 

Overview

This is the perfect tour for first-time visitors to Nara who want to get a good overview in a short space of time. You won’t have to worry about navigating as a guide takes you around a shortlist of Nara’s best sights. See the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Todai-ji Temple, and Kasuga Taisha Shrine, visit the traditional houses of Naramachi, and see the city’s many semi-wild deer.

-See multiple UNESCO World Heritage Sites, such as Todai-ji Temple
-Meet Nara’s cherished animals—the freely roaming deer who wander the city
-Learn about ancient Japan by visiting Naramachi with its traditional houses
-Beat the crowds by going on a tour that begins after peak visiting time

 

What to Expect

Itinerary This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Todai-ji Temple, Nara, Nara Prefecture, Kinki
This ancient temple is renowned as the largest wooden building in the world. Upon entering the corridor, you will be surprised at the scale of this temple. After cleansing our hands and mouth at a purifying trough, let’s face the huge Buddha with his merciful gaze..

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kasuga Grand Shrine, Nara, Nara Prefecture, Kinki
This is a historical shrine built around 1 300 years ago that holds about 1,000 branch shrines all over Japan. There are more than 3,000 lanterns in its precincts, which are the largest in Japan. The contrast of vermillion and green of the buildings, and the bronze and gold of the hanging lanterns harmonizes beautifully with the blue sky. Let’s ask the deity enshrined here for the safety of your travel.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Naramachi, Nara, Nara Prefecture, Kinki
Naramachi is an area where traditional houses have been kept well preserved for over 150 years. We will not only look at them from the outside, but get a feeling and learn about the traditional Japanese lifestyle by entering one of those houses. In recent years, many young people have remodeled old houses to open stores and sell fashionable accessories. Let’s enjoy the fascinating fusion of old and new.
Duration: 1 hour

Departure Point
Kintetsu-Nara Station, Japan, 〒630-8215 Nara, Nishimikadochō, 東向中町29
JR Nara Station East Exit, 1 Sanjohonmachi, Nara, 630-8122, Japan

Departure Time
14:00
Duration
4h
Return Details
Kintetsu Nara Station
Inclusions
Guide Fare
Exclusions
Admission fee
Food & Drink
Transport Fare

・Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
・We recommend that you wear comfortable clothes and shoes for walking