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Hiroshima and Miyajima Day Tour from Osaka

See the historical highlights of Hiroshima on a comprehensive full-day tour from Osaka, led by a knowledgeable guide. Ride on the super-speed bullet train to Hiroshima then board a boat to the idyllic Miyajima Island, home to the splendid Itsukishima Shrine. Return to Hiroshima to feel emotionally stirred by the magnificent Hirsohima Peace Memorial Park and Museum, in which intriguing exhibitions speak eloquently of the atomic bomb dropped on the city in 1945. Fully immerse yourself in Japan’s fascinating culture during this enriching excursion. Enjoy convenient transportation from a central Osaka location on this tour.
  • Duration: 13 hours
  • Duration: 13 hours
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Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto, Nara and Kobe from Osaka

Spend a day exploring historic neighborhoods, visiting temples, and shopping on a full-day tour from Osaka to Kyoto, Nara, and Kobe. Explore the Arashiyama district, tour the the Kinkaku-ji and Nara Todaiji Temples, and take in the stores at Kobe MOSAIC. This full-day tour includes entrance fees, as well as pickup and drop-off at Umeda or Namba, a buffet or torisuki lunch (if option selected), and an all-you-can-eat shabu shabu dinner.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Duration: 12 hours
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Kyoto and Nara Day Tour Including Golden Pavilion and Todai-ji Temple from Osaka

See all of Kyoto and Nara’s spectacular sights on a full-day sightseeing tour of the cities from Osaka. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, gain fascinating insight into the rich historical heritage of the region’s legendary landmarks. Begin your cultural excursion with a guided tour of the ancient Nijo Castle, and then absorb the aesthetic majesty of both Kyoto Imperial Palace and Kinkaku-ji Temple. Revitalize with a traditional Japanese lunch then explore nearby Nara, home to majestic monuments like the Great Buddha of Tadoi-ji Temple and Kasuga Shrine.
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Duration: 11 hours
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12-Hour Sightseeing Trip from Osaka to Kyoto, Nara, and Kobe

A guided sightseeing trip to Kyoto, Nara, and Kobe makes it easy to see the highlights of each location, like the Kyoto Arashiyama and Kobe Mosaic. Board a comfortable bus for this 12-hour trip from Osaka to make the most of a day away from the city.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Duration: 12 hours
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Kyoto private tour from Osaka(Shore excurtion available from Osaka or Kobe port)

With just one day to experience Kyoto, this private day trip from Osaka ensures that you maximize your time. Opt to travel by private vehicle or public transport, and explore Kyoto at your own pace with a customized itinerary. Visit popular sights such as Fushimi Inari shrine, the Golden Pavilion, and Arashiyama bamboo forest; explore the atmospheric Geisha district; and tuck into a delicious Japanese lunch at Nishiki food market.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Biwako Valley Ski Resort Round-Trip Transport from Osaka

Spend a day in the snowy peaks around Biwako Valley ski resort in Shiga Prefecture. This round-trip transport option lets you travel from the city of Osaka with ease, freeing up your day to focus on sledging, skiing, snowboarding, without worrying about the logistics. Choose between a day-long lift pass or a meal voucher to spend in the resort when you board your coach.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Duration: 12 hours
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Private Car Tour: Arashiyama and Fushimi Inari from Osaka

Make the most of your limited time in Osaka by covering several nearby temples and outdoor areas in one 8-hour private group day trip. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Tenryuji temple and explore the red gates of Fushimi Inari, another historic shrine. After strolling the bamboo forests of Arashiyama, you’ll also enjoy an included sushi lunch at a ‘kaiten’-style revolving restaurant.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Private Car Day Trip to the Kobe Mountains, Gardens and Hot Springs from Osaka

Escape the noise and stress of Osaka with this relaxing, 7-hour, private day trip exploring the mountains and hot springs near Kobe. Ride in your private luxury vehicle into this mountain escape, enjoying the views from on top of Mount Rokko, visiting the nearby Kobe Botanical Gardens and soaking your worries away at Arima Onsen hot springs.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Duration: 7 hours
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Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto from Osaka

Enrich yourself with the fascinating history of Kyoto’s numerous UNESCO-listed temples and shrines during this 8-hour day trip from Osaka. You’ll explore the seemingly endless ‘torii’ gates at Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine, visit Kiyomizu-dera temple, explore Kinkaku-ji temple, and more. Some site entrance fees are included, and trip options including roundtrip Osaka transfers and lunch are also available.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Osaka Walking Tour

Get a taste of local life in Osaka on a 3-hour walking tour of Japan’s third largest city. Witness Osaka’s different faces, from bustling business center to historic cultural hub, as you follow your guide through the city’s vibrant neighborhoods. Stroll along the lively waterfront of the Dotonbori entertainment district; visit the landmark Hozenji temple; and ride the subway like a local. Get an insight into Japanese cuisine as you browse the Depachika (food market) in Umeda, then sample local specialty Kushikatsu as you explore traditional Shinsekai.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Nara Afternoon Tour of Todaiji Temple, Deer Park and Kasuga Shrine from Osaka

Discover the historic environs of Nara, a UNESCO World Heritage site, as you explore its temples, shrines and famous deer park on this 6.5-hour excursion from Osaka. Visit Todaji Temple, one of the oldest Buddhist temples in Japan, before seeing Kasuga Shrine, which features over 3,000 stone and bronze lanterns. Then stop by Nara Park, a 1,250-acre reserve that’s home to more than 1,000 free-roaming deer. Your Nara excursion also includes pickup from select Osaka hotels, rail tickets between Osaka and Nara, a guide and all entrance fees.
  • Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
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Day Trip by Bus from Osaka to Kyoto and Nara

This day bus trip from Osaka to Kyoto and Nara, is the perfect option for travelers with limited time in Japan. Save hours planning your route, and waiting for public transport, and instead enjoy a well planned itinerary. Choose from multiple convenient pickup points, and visit top highlights in Kyoto such as Arashiyama, and Todai-ji Temple. Nature lovers will adore meeting the wild deer in Nara Park.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Duration: 9 hours
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Kyoto Morning Tour of Kinkakuji Temple, Nijo Castle and Kyoto Imperial Palace from Osaka

Experience the top cultural highlights in the ancient city of Kyoto during this 6-hour tour departing by train from Osaka. Head out with a local guide to explore two UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites, including Nijo Castle and Kinkaku-Ji (also known as the Golden Pavilion). Then spend additional time visiting Kyoto’s regal Imperial Palace before browsing for authentic souvenirs at the Kyoto Handicraft Center. This guided excursion of Kyoto also includes pickup from select hotels in Osaka, round-trip JR rail ticket from Osaka to Kyoto and all admission fees.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Duration: 6 hours
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Private Sedan Hire in Osaka Kyoto Nara Kobe with English Speaking Driver

This tour offers a dedicated car with driver to travel around Osaka Kyoto Kobe and Nara sightseeing spots. Suggested Itinerary: Osaka Area:Hotel in Osaka -> Osaka Castle -> Osaka Bay Area -> Shinsekai -> Hotel in OsakaKyoto Area:Hotel in Osaka-> Kiyomizu Temple -> Fushimi Inari Taisha -> Arashiyama (Bamboo Forest) -> Hotel in OsakaYou are also free to customize your own itinerary
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Duration: 11 hours
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Osaka Walking Tour with River Cruise and Osaka Castle from Kyoto

Discover the wonders of Osaka during a full-day walking tour with an experienced guide. Travel from Kyoto on the JR train, then visit top sights including Osaka Castle and the Floating Garden Observatory—located 40 stories high in the Umeda Sky Building. After taking in the sweeping views, have lunch then join a 1-hour river cruise on the Okawa River that glides by the Twin Towers and City Hall of Nakanoshima lsle. Your tour includes lunch, entrance fees and round-trip transportation by train.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Duration: 9 hours
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Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto from Kyoto

This is an easy, culturally-enriching bus trip from JR Kyoto station to Kyoto. The tour stops at the Fushimi Inari temple and the UNESCO world heritage sites, the Kiyomizu-dera temple and the Kinkakuji temple.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Duration: 6 hours
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Himeji Castle and Akashi Kaikyo Bridge from Osaka

Depart from Osaka by train for a full-day walking tour that visits Himeji in Hyogo prefecture. Visit its top attraction, Himeji Castle, then enjoy a lunch buffet that features both Japanese and Western cuisines. Afterward, continue to Akashi Kaikyo Bridge—the longest suspension bridge in the world. Walk along Maiko Marine Promenade, a passageway underneath the bridge's roadway on the Kobe side. Experience an in-depth introduction to these Japanese treasures as travel with your expert guide on foot and by train.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Kyoto Day Tour of Golden Pavilion, Nijo Castle and Sanjusangendo from Osaka

See all of Kyoto’s spectacular sights on a comprehensive full-day tour from Osaka. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, absorb the imperial majesty of legendary landmarks like Nijo Castle, Kiyomizu Temple and the Golden Pavillion. Marvel at more than 1,000 Bodhisattva statues at Sanjusangendo Hall; stroll the manicured gardens surrounding Fushimi Inari Taisha; and discover the opulent chambers of the Kyoto Imperial Palace on a guided tour. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation from Osaka and a traditional Japanese lunch on this comprehensive cultural tour.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Duration: 10 hours
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Northern Kyoto Prefecture: Amanohashidate, Ine & Miyama (from Osaka)

Discover Kyoto’s highlights in a short space of time on this full-day tour from Osaka. You won’t have to worry about navigating, as you’ll travel in a coach and get access to amazing to Amanohashidate views. Enjoy a convenient day where everything is planned out for you—included a delicious buffet seafood lunch, visits to small villages, and a boat ride near Ine no Funaya.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Duration: 10 hours
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Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto from Kyoto (with Halal Lunch)

This action-packed Kyoto day trip is a great choice for travelers with limited time. Enjoy the convenience of having round-trip bus fares and a JR ticket included. You’ll save hours researching the top sites in Kyoto by having a thorough itinerary arranged for you. See Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine, Kiyomizu-dera, Kinkaku-ji temple, and Arashiyama’s Sagano Bamboo Forest. You won’t have to worry about bringing food with you as a Halal Bento lunch is included.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Duration: 6 hours
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1-Day Bus Tour from Osaka to Kyoto, Nara, and Kobe (with Halal Lunch and Dinner)

You only have a short time in Kansai, and you want to make the most of it. With this day tour from Osaka, you’ll explore the region on a comfortable bus with an English-speaking guide. You’ll spend the morning in Kyoto’s scenic Arashiyama district. Tour the Todaiji Temple and meet the divine deer of Nara in the afternoon. Spend the evening shopping at the Kobe Mosaic, then ride home sharing your experiences with your new friends.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Duration: 12 hours
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Small-Group Kuromon Market Food Walking Tour in Osaka

The 200-year-old Kuromon Market is known throughout Japan for its wide selection of quality produce, meats, and prepared foods, but its bounty can be overwhelming for visitors. Take the stress out of navigating the market with this 3-hour culinary walking tour, featuring plenty of food tastings, and explore other local landmarks in Osaka including the Japanese Comedy Theater and Ebisu Bridge. This small-group tour is limited to eight people for a more personalized experience.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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1 Way Day Tour Osaka - Takayama via Biwako, Gujo-Hachiman and Shirakawago

Get the chance to customize your Japan travel experience with this one way bus tour from Osaka to Takayama.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Duration: 1 day
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Hidden Kyoto: Amanohashidate and Miyama traditional village

Visit the beautiful Amanohashidate sandbar and the traditional Miyama town all in a single tour ! You can get on and off the bus at both Kyoto and Osaka! Amanohashidate is a natural sandbar known as one of the 3 most scenic views in Japan.Miyama town is a traditional Japanese village with thatched roof houses where you can get a glimpse of what Japan used to be like in the old days.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
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