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12-Hour Sightseeing Trip from Osaka to Kyoto, Nara, and Kobe

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    Stop At: Arashiyama, Togetsukyo, Saga, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8383 Kyoto Prefecture

    The Arashiyama district is located in the Western part of Kyoto. Upon arrival you will have a full three hours to tour Arashiyama. This area is considered to be most attractive around early April and late November when the cherry blossoms bloom and fall colors usually peak. During the summer months, traditional cormorant fishing is practiced on the Hozu River for tourists to watch. One highly recommended spot is the Sagano Bamboo Forest. It is a pleasantly cool 100m long walkway that begins from the side of the world heritage Tenryuji Temple. Later, you will have lunch (if selected) at designated restaurants escorted by the tour conductor.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Pass By: Arashiyama Station Hannari Hokkori Square, 20-2 Sagatenryuji Tsukurimicchicho Ukyoku, Kyoto 616-8384 Kyoto Prefecture

    After lunch you will ride the local tram "Randen" from Arashiyama to Shijo-Omiya station. Randen has a 100-year-old history and is the only tram in Kyoto. Train ticket included.

    Stop At: Nara Park, 469 Zoshicho, Nara 630-8211 Nara Prefecture

    Nara Park is famous for the 1,200 or so wild deer that live freely within the park. Within Nara Park you will find the Todai-ji Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

    Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes

    Stop At: umie mosaic, 1 Chome-6 Higashikawasakicho, Chuo Ward, Kobe, Hyogo 650-0044, Japan

    Next, enjoy dinner (if option is selected) and shopping at the Kobe Mosaic. The Kobe Mosaic is a shopping mall which is located in the port of Kobe. There are roughly 80 restaurants and shops selling fashion goods and Kobe souvenirs. There is also a Ferris wheel at the amusement park in Mosaic Garden, which you can ride and enjoy the Kobe night scenery. Your dinner (if option is selected) will be an all-you-can-eat Shabu-Shabu which includes assorted vegetables, a drink bar (soft drinks), and soft serve ice cream. You will have the choice of beef, pork, chicken, or all three.

    Duration: 2 hours 5 minutes
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We booked this 12 hour tour with lunch and dinner options. First off, it was pouring rain the entire day. Can’t blame weather on anyone so that was just bad luck on our part. However, the tour guide we got didn’t speak much English. She...More

    Thank At526
    TeamLimon, Sales at Shinki Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

    Dear customer, We are very sorry to hear that you were not able to enjoy the trip. We have noted regarding to your matters and we will keep your advise to develop a better service in the future. Regards, Team Limon

    Reviewed April 26, 2019 via mobile

    If you have a day available when visiting Osaka there's no better way to visit top sights in Kyoto, Nara and Kobe. Our guides were exceptional. They toured the site with the group and then gave us extra time to explore on our own. The...More

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    TeamLimon, OP at Shinki Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2019

    Dear customer Thank you for choosing our 1 day bus tour. We are very pleased that you have enjoyed your travel and that you were able to get back your lost bag. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future.

    Reviewed February 16, 2019

    If you are wanting to see many things then this is the trip for you. Myself and 7 yr old had such a great time visiting ancient shrines, temples, bamboo gardens, fed deers and even saw a beautiful Japanese wedding. Trip is all inclusive and...More

    Date of experience: November 2018
    1  Thank Caryn2020
    TeamLimon, Manager at Shinki Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2019

    Hello customer! Thanks for your commendation. We are glad to hear that you had a nice trip with a lot of exciting experiences. We are looking forwards to serving you again in a one day no far. Sincerely

    Reviewed October 30, 2018

    We were picked up by a Limon bus at Hearton Hotel to Namba OCAT where the tour started after transferring to another bus. The tour started a bit disorganised bec people in our bus have different iteneraries hence have to meet/come back at meeting point...More

    Date of experience: October 2018
    1  Thank alnicerdan
    TeamLimon, Public Relations Manager at Shinki Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2019

    Dear customer! Thank you for sharing your feedback regarding your trip! We are continually trying to improve the variety and interesting courses that we offer. Thank you for choosing our trip and we are looking forward to seeing you again for your next time! Sincerely

    Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

    A wonderful way to see the great sights in all 3 cities. Our tour guide was Taka and he was lovely, entertaining & very helpful. The bus was comfortable and the meeting point was quite easy to find. I would recommend not choosing the food...More

    1  Thank Lena S
    TeamLimon, Public Relations Manager at Shinki Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2019

    Hi, Thanks for your nice words regarding our tour. Also, thank you so much for choosing our service. We hope to see you soon in the future. Sincerely

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    July 4, 2019|
    Response from Caryn2020 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Lisa - yes the tour guide was English speaking. He was very knowledgeable and friendly. He was also funny which made the day even more enjoyable. Highly recommend this tour. Hope this helps :)
    April 9, 2019|
    Response from Caryn2020 | Reviewed this property |
    You would have to check with the tour company as I was a customer only. Good luck!
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    • Duration: 12h
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