Osaka is a perfect base from which to explore other parts of Japan. All of the country's major cities are accessible within a few hours by high-speed train, and a handful of desirable destinations make for great day trips. Kyoto  – 30 minutes  ... 

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Tours & Tickets

Kyoto and Nara Day Tour Including Golden Pavilion and Todai-ji Temple from Osaka

4.5 star rating: Recommended 117 Reviews

See the main sights of both Kyoto and Nara in one day! This day trip from Osaka takes you on a morning tour of Nijo Castle, Kinkaku-ji Temple (Golden ...  Read more

Location: Osaka, Japan
Duration: 11 hours (approx.)

From USD $151.31

Hiroshima and Miyajima Day Tour from Osaka

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Reviews

See Hiroshima’s historic sites on this 13-hour tour from Osaka. Ride a bullet train to Hiroshima and then a boat to Miyajima Island, where you’ll see the ...  Read more

Location: Osaka, Japan
Duration: 13 hours (approx.)

From USD $331.00

Kyoto Day Tour of Golden Pavilion, Nijo Castle and Sanjusangendo from Osaka

4 star rating: Recommended 40 Reviews

Tour Kyoto’s famous landmarks all in one day, traveling by rail from Osaka! Visit three UNESCO World Heritage sites in the former royal capital, including ...  Read more

Location: Osaka, Japan
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $138.42

Kyoto Morning Tour of Kinkakuji Temple, Nijo Castle and Kyoto Imperial Palace from Osaka

4.5 star rating: Recommended 25 Reviews

See Kyoto highlights on this 6-hour tour from Osaka! Visit two UNESCO World Heritage sites — Ninjo Castle and Kinkaku-ji Temple (Golden Pavilion) — as you tour ...  Read more

Location: Osaka, Japan
Duration: 6.5 hours (approx.)

From USD $79.09

Nara Afternoon Tour of Todaiji Temple, Deer Park and Kasuga Shrine from Osaka

4 star rating: Recommended 17 Reviews

Enjoy an afternoon visit to Nara, whose combined historic monuments make the ancient city a UNESCO World Heritage site. This imperial capital from the 8th ...  Read more

Location: Osaka, Japan
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $87.69

Mt Koya Day Trip from Osaka Including Okunoin and Danjo Garan Temples

In ancient times, a journey to Mount Koya, long considered one of the world’s most sacred mountains, could take several days on foot. These days, you can see ...  Read more

Location: Osaka, Japan
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $197.74

Kyoto Afternoon Tour to Heian Shrine, Sanjusangendo Hall and Kiyomizu Temple from Osaka

4 star rating: Recommended 2 Reviews

Travel round-trip by rail to Kyoto and visit key cultural landmarks in the former capital. View the splendid gardens of Heian Shrine, see 1,000-armed statues ...  Read more

Location: Osaka, Japan
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $73.94

Himeji Castle, Koko-en Garden and Akashi Kaikyo Bridge from Osaka

This full-day walking tour takes you to one of Japan’s national treasures: the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Himeji Castle. Leave by rail from Osaka for a visit ...  Read more

Location: Osaka, Japan
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $163.35

Kobe Walking Tour Including Sake Tasting at Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum from Osaka

See the best of Kobe on this full-day walking tour. You’ll learn about one of Japan’s largest cities, known for its sake and vibrant street culture. With your ...  Read more

Location: Osaka, Japan
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $124.66

3-Day or 4-Day Self-Guided Hike on Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Route Including Lodging and Transport

Visit mountaintop villages, soothing hot springs and Japanese temples along the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Kumano Kodo during this 3- or 4-day self-guided ...  Read more

Location: Kyoto, Japan
Duration: Varies

From USD $650.00

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