Take a day trip to Nara, Himeji and Hiroshima
Do you have more than a few days in Kyoto? Do you wish to see some of the other beautiful cities of Western Japan? We've got you covered. When it comes to a stress free way to squeeze in another city to the itinerary there is no better way to do it that with a Kyoto Fun guide! Let us take you stress free from door to door.
Day Trip to Nara
Take a day trip to the magical city of Nara, a place with a wealth of beauty both historic and natural. We meet at Kyoto Station but before long we are on a Limited Express train with reserved seating headed to the ancient capital. Just a short walk from the station is the Todaiji Temple where you can see the largest bronze statue of the buddha in the world! Enjoy a 1-2 hr stroll through Nara park where you can admire the sacred dear roaming the fields. This will be followed by a delicious lunch. After lunch we can enjoy discovering the beautiful old town of the Naramachi neighbourhood. Visit small temples and shrines or take part in some local activities and/or craftsmanship Then it's back on the Limited Express train with reserved seating with an arrival just after 4 pm back in Kyoto city. A fun place for everyone and a very popular family outing! Come enjoy the richness of Nara.
Time & Duration: 8:45am- 4:15pm (8hrs total)
cost: Adults (16+) 17,500 yen, Kids & Teens (6-15) 11,500 yen
Private Tours from 59,000 yen
(up to 4 guests) (additional guests +10,000 yen)
Day Trip to Himeji
Himeji city is home to one of the most beautiful castles in the world, the UNESCO World Heritage Himeji Castle. It is not to be missed!
On this day tour, we depart Kyoto at 8 am and arrive at Himeji Station just after 9 am. From here it's a short walk to Himeji castle and the surrounding gardens of Nishi no Maru and Koko-en where will will spend the morning exploring the grounds and giving you a background into the history. Then we will stop for a delicious lunch in the town centre. In the afternoon we will travel to the Mount Shosha ropeway and explore the Shoshazan Engyoji temple grounds made famous in the movie The Last Samurai. Then it's back to the station where we will catch a train around 4 - 5 pm headed back to Kyoto. You also have the option to head to Hiroshima from here and maybe even take a Hiroshima in a day tour the following day. Discover this gem of a place with Kyoto Fun!
Time & Duration: 8:00 am to 5:00-6:00 pm (9-10hrs)
cost: (with JR Pass) Adults (16+) 24,000 yen, Kids (6-15) 14,000 yen
Private Tours from 79,000 yen (with JR Pass)
(up to 4 guests) (additional guests +8,000 yen)
Day Trip to Hiroshima
We get started early on this one day trip to Hiroshima. Meeting at Kyoto Station at 7:30 am we will give you time to get a coffee and a little something to eat for the 1.5 hr journey to Hiroshima. A bullet train ride to Hiroshima and by 10:00 am we will be in the Peace Memorial Park which is home to several monuments including the iconic Atomic Bomb dome. After taking you through this place and giving you some of the background on the fateful history, we will have lunch in the city, after lunch we have a little time for you to explore the Peace Museum. After that we take a speedy ferry ride from the Peace Park to Miyajima island. This island is the perfect tonic after what will be an emotional morning. On the island we can see the sacred deer roaming the streets. We can also get a view of the amazing torii gate which appears to be floating in the water at high tide. After a stroll around the shrine and the nearby shops and food stalls, we will make our way back to Hiroshima city centre where we will jump on a train back to Kyoto arriving back in the city around 8 pm. For those who want to stay the night we conclude the tour at Hiroshima Station around 6pm.
Time & Duration: 7:30 am to 8:00 pm (12+hrs)
cost: (with JR Pass) Adults (16+) 29,000 yen, Kids (6-15) 19,000 yen
Private Tours from 99,000 yen (with JR Pass)
(up to 4 guests) (additional guests +8,000 yen)
Explore the other beautiful cities of West Japan with Kyoto Fun.
All costs are included except food and drinks and bullet train fares. JR passes are highly recommended for the Himeji and Hiroshima tours
Travel stress free with a friendly and informative guide.
Small is beautiful! We never have more than 8 people on our tours and average 4-5 people per group.
10% discounts on groups of 4 people or more and 15% off 6 or more.
Or choose a private tour and we can fully customise your trip. The Himeji Day tour is great in combination with a stay in Hiroshima and a tour the next day.
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