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2-Day Kyoto and Nara Rail Tour by Bullet Train from Tokyo provided by JTB Sunrise Tours

2-Day Kyoto and Nara Rail Tour by Bullet Train from Tokyo

2-Day Kyoto and Nara Rail Tour by Bullet Train from Tokyo
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About
Venture by bullet train from Tokyo to the historical sites of Nara, and enjoy an overnight stay in Kyoto – the heart of Japanese culture! On this two-day trip, visit top attractions including five UNESCO World Heritage Sites – from Nara’s Todaiji Temple and Kasuga Shrine to Kyoto’s Golden Pavilion Temple, Nijo Castle and Kiyomizu Temple. Enjoy a morning and afternoon sightseeing tour of Kyoto with a professional guide, who will take you to the Imperial Palace and Fushimiinari Taisha Shrine, including daily lunch and a stop at the Deer Park.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
Available languages
English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 2142TYO_QT2
Call 0061 (87) 2285 255
Important information
Inclusions
  • Lunch
  • Lunch
  • Overnight accommodation
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Round-trip bullet train between Tokyo and Kyoto
  • Entry/Admission - Todai-ji Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Nijo Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Kinkakuji Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Kyoto Imperial Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
  • Entry/Admission - Sanjusangendo Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Exclusions
  • Baggage handling
  • Gratuities
  • Break fast / Dinner
  • Pick up and Drop off
Duration
2 days
Departure details
  • JP Tower, 2-chōme-7-2 Marunouchi, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 100-0005, Japan Tokyo Station Marunouchi South Exit Tokyo City i on the 1st basement floor of the JP Tower KITTE building at 9:20am
  • Tokyo Station, 1 Chome-9 Marunouchi, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 100-0005, Japan
Additional information
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A maximum of 3 people per booking due to room type restriction; if you have more than 3 people in the group, please make multiple bookings
  • Hotel pick up and drop off is not include.Meeting Location: Tokyo Station Marunouchi South Exit Tokyo City i on the 1st basement floor of the KITTE building at 9:20.a.m
  • Train times may change due to time table alterations or other reasons.The order of activities and arrival times may differ depending on road conditions and congestion at destinations.
  • Seats on the bus and train may not be designated.Depend on the number of participants, a sedan or taxi van may be used instead.
  • [About Day 1 Itinerary (Nara Afternoon Tour)] Participants will walk from the parking lot to Todai-ji Temple (about 15 min one-way) .Thank you for your understanding. 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.
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • [About Day 2 Itinerary (1-Day Kyoto Tour)] The Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed on the following days. As such, the tour will visit Kitano Tenmangu Shrine instead. Mondays, Tuesday if Monday is a national holiday, May 14-17 for the Aoi Festival, New Year's holidays, and whenever there is an Imperial Household event 2020: The tour will visit Nishi Hongan-ji Temple instead of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine on May 25. Nijo Castle is closed on Tuesdays in January, July, August, and December. (Closed on the following day if Tuesday is a holiday.) If closed, or if the tour is during the year-end / New Year's holidays, Ryoan -ji Temple will be visited instead. Participants will walk from the parking lot to Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine (about 15 min one-way) .Thank you for your understanding. Please note that due to repair and restoration work, part or all of the Kiyomizu-dera Temple Main Hall will not be visible.
  • If you would like a vegetarian menu, please inform us at the time of reservation.
  • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat. No meal included
  • This is a special tour for international visitors.Please understand that residents of Japan cannot make bookings for this tour.
  • While requests for non-smoking rooms and Double rooms are accepted, requests may not be accommodated depending on the hotel. Thank you for your understanding. Also, children sharing beds with adults are limited to 1 child per bed.
  • It will not be possible to bring large luggage whose total height, width, and length exceeds 160 cm onto Shinkansen. If bringing large luggage, please make use of a delivery service on your own.  
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Inclusions
  • Lunch
  • Lunch
  • Overnight accommodation
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Round-trip bullet train between Tokyo and Kyoto
  • Entry/Admission - Todai-ji Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Nijo Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Kinkakuji Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Kyoto Imperial Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
  • Entry/Admission - Sanjusangendo Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Exclusions
  • Baggage handling
  • Gratuities
  • Break fast / Dinner
  • Pick up and Drop off
Departure details
  • JP Tower, 2-chōme-7-2 Marunouchi, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 100-0005, Japan Tokyo Station Marunouchi South Exit Tokyo City i on the 1st basement floor of the JP Tower KITTE building at 9:20am
  • Tokyo Station, 1 Chome-9 Marunouchi, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 100-0005, Japan
Duration
2 days
Return details
  • Tokyo Station, 1 Chome-9 Marunouchi, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 100-0005, Japan
Additional information
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A maximum of 3 people per booking due to room type restriction; if you have more than 3 people in the group, please make multiple bookings
  • Hotel pick up and drop off is not include.Meeting Location: Tokyo Station Marunouchi South Exit Tokyo City i on the 1st basement floor of the KITTE building at 9:20.a.m
  • Train times may change due to time table alterations or other reasons.The order of activities and arrival times may differ depending on road conditions and congestion at destinations.
  • Seats on the bus and train may not be designated.Depend on the number of participants, a sedan or taxi van may be used instead.
  • [About Day 1 Itinerary (Nara Afternoon Tour)] Participants will walk from the parking lot to Todai-ji Temple (about 15 min one-way) .Thank you for your understanding. 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.
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • [About Day 2 Itinerary (1-Day Kyoto Tour)] The Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed on the following days. As such, the tour will visit Kitano Tenmangu Shrine instead. Mondays, Tuesday if Monday is a national holiday, May 14-17 for the Aoi Festival, New Year's holidays, and whenever there is an Imperial Household event 2020: The tour will visit Nishi Hongan-ji Temple instead of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine on May 25. Nijo Castle is closed on Tuesdays in January, July, August, and December. (Closed on the following day if Tuesday is a holiday.) If closed, or if the tour is during the year-end / New Year's holidays, Ryoan -ji Temple will be visited instead. Participants will walk from the parking lot to Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine (about 15 min one-way) .Thank you for your understanding. Please note that due to repair and restoration work, part or all of the Kiyomizu-dera Temple Main Hall will not be visible.
  • If you would like a vegetarian menu, please inform us at the time of reservation.
  • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat. No meal included
  • This is a special tour for international visitors.Please understand that residents of Japan cannot make bookings for this tour.
  • While requests for non-smoking rooms and Double rooms are accepted, requests may not be accommodated depending on the hotel. Thank you for your understanding. Also, children sharing beds with adults are limited to 1 child per bed.
  • It will not be possible to bring large luggage whose total height, width, and length exceeds 160 cm onto Shinkansen. If bringing large luggage, please make use of a delivery service on your own.  
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: 25 Jun. 2020
A note from 2-Day Kyoto and Nara Rail Tour by Bullet Train from Tokyo
・1 person available for 2 seats by purchasing 2 seats. ・Require purchase a mask ・Fever decision 99.5°F/37.5°C or less (Japan standard) ・Those who are sick or have a fever are not allowed to participate. The cancellation fee will be applied at that time.
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travellers
Itinerary
Overview
Full Map
12 stops
Day 1
Tokyo - Kyoto - Nara
Day 2
Kyoto - Tokyo
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