Nara Early Bird Tour

Nara is the ancient capital of Japan prior to Kyoto, and the Japanese dynasty started from this area. In this tour, you will visit representing sightseeing and photo spots in Nara.

This tour is designed to enable you to enjoy spots in a completely relaxed way while strolling around early in the morning with fresh air and fewer tourists.

Nara is the only place in the world where about 1,300 wild deer roam freely. You can get really close to those cute animals and feed them while they bow begging for deer crackers.

Let’s experience ancient Japanese culture and enjoy the site of adorable animals.
* Duration: 5 hours
* Starts: Nara, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Nara is the ancient capital of Japan prior to Kyoto, and the Japanese dynasty started from this area. In this tour, you will visit representing sightseeing and photo spots in Nara.

This tour is designed to enable you to enjoy spots in a completely relaxed way while strolling around early in the morning with fresh air and fewer tourists.

Nara is the only place in the world where about 1,300 wild deer roam freely. You can get really close to those cute animals and feed them while they bow begging for deer crackers.

Let’s experience ancient Japanese culture and enjoy the site of adorable animals.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Todai-ji Temple, 406-1 Zoushi-cho, Nara 630-8587 Nara Prefecture

This ancient temple is renowned as the largest wooden building in the world. Upon entering the corridor, you will be surprised at the scale of this temple. After cleansing our hands and mouth at a purifying trough, let’s face the huge Buddha with his merciful gaze.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Kasuga Grand Shrine, 160 Kasuganocho, Nara 630-8212 Nara Prefecture

This is a historical shrine built around 1 300 years ago that holds about 1,000 branch shrines all over Japan. There are more than 3,000 lanterns in its precincts, which are the largest in Japan. The contrast of vermillion and green of the buildings, and the bronze and gold of the hanging lanterns harmonizes beautifully with the blue sky. Let’s ask the deity enshrined here for the safety of your travel.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Naramachi, Nara Nara Prefecture

Naramachi is an area where traditional houses have been kept well preserved for over 150 years. We will not only look at them from the outside, but get a feeling and learn about the traditional Japanese lifestyle by entering one of those houses. In recent years, many young people have remodeled old houses to open stores and sell fashionable accessories. Let’s enjoy the fascinating fusion of old and new.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes