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1 Day Bus Tour of Horyuji Temple, Ikaruga Village and Nishinokyo's Best Temples

 

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See Nara's most beautiful sights in one day, from ancient Horyuji Temple to the temples of Ikaruga and Nishinokyo! Stroll through Horuiji , Yakushiji and Toshodaiji. Enjoy matcha tea at Jikoin Temple.

Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made after the booking confirmation date will be subject to a charge of JPY 100 per participant.
  • Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

Tours

Standard Plan (Yakushiji Genjo Sanzoin Closed Period)

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:01-04-2020   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available On:    All Days
Adult (Age 12 & Up) $103
Elementary school (Age 0 & Up) $49
Infant (Age 0-5) $0

Min/Max Quantity To Book

  • Maximum 7 tickets can be booked

Inclusion

  • Entrance fee for Horyuji, Chuguji, Jikoin, Yakushiji and Toshodaiji Temples
  • Souvenir
  • Bus fare
  • English audio guide
  • Japanese-speaking guide
  • Chinese audio guide

Start Timings

09:55

Schedules

09:35:00 Check-in at Designated Location in Nara

Day: Day1
09:55:00 Depart

Day: Day1
Horyuji Temple
The world's oldest wooden structure, it houses 45 national treasures and many other important cultural assets. You will visit the Golden All, the Five-Storied Pagoda, and the Hall of Dreams.
Day: Day1
Chuguji Temple
The principal object of worship here is a bust of the graceful Miroku Bosatsu (Buddha of the Future) in a seated pose, generally called Nyoirin Kannon (The Goddess of Mercy).
Day: Day1
Lunch
If you would like a Special Boxed Lunch please order it at counter on the tour day. (Additional fee applies)
Day: Day1
Jikoin Temple
Jikoin Zen Buddhist temple is a family temple and was founded by Sasamasa Katagiri, who was the founder of the Sekishu style of tea ceremony.He built the temple to pray for the happiness of his father’s soul. Head inside to enjoy a splendid panoramic view over a cup of matcha green tea!
Day: Day1
Yakushiji Temple
Please note that the the Eastern tower of the Yakushiji Temple will be under construction and will not be part of the tour.
Day: Day1
Toshodaiji Temple
The ornamental ridge-end tile found at the western end of the peak of the roof is well known as the “Imposing Structure of Tempyo”. This temple was founded by the renowned Chinese monk, Ganjin.
Day: Day1
Suzakumon Gate (view from bus)
For about 70 years from 710, the capital of Japan was located in Nara. Heijo Palace was situated at the northern end of the capital. This site has been preserved as a special historic spot of Japan. Both the Suzakumon Gate (1998) and Daigokuden Hall (2010) were restored.
Day: Day1
Drop-off at JR Nara Station (16:55) / Kintetsu Nara Station (17:00)

Day: Day1

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • For those boarding from Kintetsu Nara station, get out at the west exit. Then go up the stairs from exit number 5.
    Please meet at the Nara Line House 1F.
    For those boarding from JR Nara Station, the check-in location is outside the ticket gates on the second floor.

Standard Plan (Yakushiji Genjo Sanzoin Closed Period)

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:01-04-2020   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available On:    All Days
Adult (Age 12 & Up) $103
Elementary school (Age 0 & Up) $49
Infant (Age 0-5) $0

Min/Max Quantity To Book

  • Maximum 7 tickets can be booked

Inclusion

  • Entrance fee for Horyuji, Chuguji, Jikoin, Yakushiji and Toshodaiji Temples
  • Souvenir
  • Bus fare
  • English audio guide
  • Japanese-speaking guide
  • Chinese audio guide

Start Timings

10:00

Schedules

09:40:00 Check-in at Designated Location in Nara

Day: Day1
10:00:00 Depart

Day: Day1
Horyuji Temple
The world's oldest wooden structure, it houses 45 national treasures and many other important cultural assets. You will visit the Golden All, the Five-Storied Pagoda, and the Hall of Dreams.
Day: Day1
Chuguji Temple
The principal object of worship here is a bust of the graceful Miroku Bosatsu (Buddha of the Future) in a seated pose, generally called Nyoirin Kannon (The Goddess of Mercy).
Day: Day1
Lunch
If you would like a Special Boxed Lunch please order it at counter on the tour day. (Additional fee applies)
Day: Day1
Jikoin Temple
Jikoin Zen Buddhist temple is a family temple and was founded by Sasamasa Katagiri, who was the founder of the Sekishu style of tea ceremony.He built the temple to pray for the happiness of his father’s soul. Head inside to enjoy a splendid panoramic view over a cup of matcha green tea!
Day: Day1
Yakushiji Temple
Please note that the the Eastern tower of the Yakushiji Temple will be under construction and will not be part of the tour.
Day: Day1
Toshodaiji Temple
The ornamental ridge-end tile found at the western end of the peak of the roof is well known as the “Imposing Structure of Tempyo”. This temple was founded by the renowned Chinese monk, Ganjin.
Day: Day1
Suzakumon Gate (view from bus)
For about 70 years from 710, the capital of Japan was located in Nara. Heijo Palace was situated at the northern end of the capital. This site has been preserved as a special historic spot of Japan. Both the Suzakumon Gate (1998) and Daigokuden Hall (2010) were restored.
Day: Day1
Drop-off at JR Nara Station (16:55) / Kintetsu Nara Station (17:00)

Day: Day1

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • For those boarding from Kintetsu Nara station, get out at the west exit. Then go up the stairs from exit number 5.
    Please meet at the Nara Line House 1F.
    For those boarding from JR Nara Station, the check-in location is outside the ticket gates on the second floor.

Standard Plan (Yakushiji Genjo Sanzoin Open Period)

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:01-04-2020   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available On:    All Days
Adult (Age 12 & Up) $108
Elementary school (Age 0 & Up) $50
Infant (Age 0-5) $0

Min/Max Quantity To Book

  • Maximum 7 tickets can be booked

Inclusion

  • Entrance fee for Horyuji, Chuguji, Jikoin, Yakushiji and Toshodaiji Temples
  • Souvenir
  • Bus fare
  • English audio guide
  • Japanese-speaking guide
  • Chinese audio guide

Start Timings

09:55

Schedules

09:35:00 Check-in at Designated Location in Nara

Day: Day1
09:55:00 Depart

Day: Day1
Horyuji Temple
The world's oldest wooden structure, it houses 45 national treasures and many other important cultural assets. We will visit the Golden All, the Five-Storied Pagoda, and the Hall of Dreams.
Day: Day1
Chuguji Temple
The principal object of worship here is a bust of the graceful Miroku Bosatsu (Buddha of the Future) in a seated pose, generally called Nyoirin Kannon (The Goddess of Mercy).
Day: Day1
Lunch
If you would like a Special Boxed Lunch please order it at counter on the tour day. (Additional fee applies)
Day: Day1
Jikoin Temple
Jikoin Zen Buddhist temple is a family temple and was founded by Sasamasa Katagiri, who was the founder of the Sekishu style of tea ceremony.He built the temple to pray for the happiness of his father’s soul. Head inside to enjoy a splendid panoramic view over a cup of matcha green tea!
Day: Day1
Yakushiji Temple
Please note that the the Eastern tower of the Yakushiji Temple will be under construction and will not be part of the tour.
Day: Day1
Toshodaiji Temple
The ornamental ridge-end tile found at the western end of the peak of the roof is well known as the “Imposing Structure of Tempyo”. This temple was founded by the renowned Chinese monk, Ganjin.
Day: Day1
Suzakumon Gate (view from bus)
For about 70 years from 710, the capital of Japan was located in Nara. Heijo Palace was situated at the northern end of the capital. This site has been preserved as a special historic spot of Japan. Both the Suzakumon Gate (1998) and Daigokuden Hall (2010) were restored.
Day: Day1
Drop-off at JR Nara Station (16:55) / Kintetsu Nara Station (17:00)

Day: Day1

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • For those boarding from Kintetsu Nara station, get out at the west exit. Then go up the stairs from exit number 5.
    Please meet at the Nara Line House 1F.
    For those boarding from JR Nara Station, the check-in location is outside the ticket gates on the second floor.

Standard Plan (Yakushiji Genjo Sanzoin Open Period)

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:01-04-2020   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available On:    All Days
Adult (Age 12 & Up) $108
Elementary school (Age 0 & Up) $50
Infant (Age 0-5) $0

Min/Max Quantity To Book

  • Maximum 7 tickets can be booked

Inclusion

  • Entrance fee for Horyuji, Chuguji, Jikoin, Yakushiji and Toshodaiji Temples
  • Souvenir
  • Bus fare
  • English audio guide
  • Japanese-speaking guide
  • Chinese audio guide

Start Timings

10:00

Schedules

09:40:00 Check-in at Designated Location in Nara

Day: Day1
10:00:00 Depart

Day: Day1
Horyuji Temple
The world's oldest wooden structure, it houses 45 national treasures and many other important cultural assets. We will visit the Golden All, the Five-Storied Pagoda, and the Hall of Dreams.
Day: Day1
Chuguji Temple
The principal object of worship here is a bust of the graceful Miroku Bosatsu (Buddha of the Future) in a seated pose, generally called Nyoirin Kannon (The Goddess of Mercy).
Day: Day1
Lunch
If you would like a Special Boxed Lunch please order it at counter on the tour day. (Additional fee applies)
Day: Day1
Jikoin Temple
Jikoin Zen Buddhist temple is a family temple and was founded by Sasamasa Katagiri, who was the founder of the Sekishu style of tea ceremony.He built the temple to pray for the happiness of his father’s soul. Head inside to enjoy a splendid panoramic view over a cup of matcha green tea!
Day: Day1
Yakushiji Temple
Please note that the the Eastern tower of the Yakushiji Temple will be under construction and will not be part of the tour.
Day: Day1
Toshodaiji Temple
The ornamental ridge-end tile found at the western end of the peak of the roof is well known as the “Imposing Structure of Tempyo”. This temple was founded by the renowned Chinese monk, Ganjin.
Day: Day1
Suzakumon Gate (view from bus)
For about 70 years from 710, the capital of Japan was located in Nara. Heijo Palace was situated at the northern end of the capital. This site has been preserved as a special historic spot of Japan. Both the Suzakumon Gate (1998) and Daigokuden Hall (2010) were restored.
Day: Day1
Drop-off at JR Nara Station (16:55) / Kintetsu Nara Station (17:00)

Day: Day1

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • For those boarding from Kintetsu Nara station, get out at the west exit. Then go up the stairs from exit number 5.
    Please meet at the Nara Line House 1F.
    For those boarding from JR Nara Station, the check-in location is outside the ticket gates on the second floor.

Activity Detail

Restrictions

  • Please check in at the sightseeing bus information center (in JR Nara Station or Kintetsu Nara Station) by 20 minutes before the bus departure time.
  • Children ages 0-5 may ride free of charge. If a child requires his/her own seat, the fare for elementary school children applies.

Additional Notes

  • A Japanese speaking bus guide will attend the tour.
  • Please understand there may be construction works around the buildings or the statues of Buddha you visit, so there may be cases when the buildings are not entirely visible.
  • Tour schedule or arrival time may be changed due to traffic conditons.
  • Please note that smoking is prohibited on the bus.
  • Please allow yourself enough time, for there may be some delays due to road conditions.
  • You will take 30 minutes for lunch after seeing Chuguji Temple.The tour price does not include lunch. For those who would like a lunch, please request and pay at the window before boarding the bus.
  • Yakushiji Temple East Tower is not opened due to reconstruction until Spring of 2020.
  • According on the day of your tour, you will not be able to see the murals at Yakushiji Temple. Please check your tour dates when booking. For closed days, you will be spending roughly 50-minutes at Yakushiji Temple.
  • This tour may require participants to walk a lot.

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