See the main sights of both Kyoto and Nara in one day! This day trip from Osaka takes you on a morning tour of Nijo Castle, Kinkaku-ji Temple (Golden Pavilion), Kyoto Imperial Palace and Kitano Tenman-gu Shrine. After a Japanese lunch, visit landmarks in nearby Nara, home to Kasuga Shrine and the impressive Great Buddha of Todai-ji Temple. Upon hotel pickup, your guide will accompany you by motor coach, JR Rail and Kintetsu Rail, and inform you about the cultural treasures in each historical capital.
• 11 hours
This is a day trip from Osaka to Kyoto, Nara and Kobe. Tour sites you will visit include: Kyoto Arashiyama, Kinkaku-ji, Nara Todaiji Temple and Park, and the Kobe MOSAIC. With convenient pickup near hotels located in Umeda and Namba, your trip will be culturally-enriching, but also easy!
• 13 hours
See and experience the unique and fun Osaka in 3-hours! You will have a chance to walk through nostalgic neighborhood, eat delicious Osaka local food and meet fun locals!
• 3 hours
Learn how to make Japanese dishes with an informative Japanese cooking class in Nishinomiya city(between Osaka and Kobe). Mondo-yakujin station is a very close to central Osaka,only 15～20 min by Umeda/Osaka(Osaka main station) to here by hankyu train. This hands-on experience will have you whisking tea, rolling ‘takoyaki' (octopus dumpling) and Okonomiyaki(Japanese pancake) learning many other techniques that are essential to making delicious Japanese food at home. You’ll also cultivate a deeper appreciation for your meals in Japan. The small group setting, with a maximum of six participants, ensures that you’ll receive personal attention.
• 2.5 hours
See Hiroshima’s historic sites on this 13-hour tour from Osaka. Ride a bullet train to Hiroshima and then a boat to Miyajima Island, where you’ll see the majestic Itsukushima Shrine. Then head back to Hiroshima to visit the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and Museum and explore exhibits that include remnants from the day the atomic bomb was dropped on the city in 1945.
• 13 hours
Join us for a just slightly offbeat, fully all-inclusive night tour of Tenma and Kyobashi, two of Osaka's most well-known local food and drink areas! You'll get to eat typical Osaka food, have a few drinks, frolic with the locals, and have all sorts of fun along the way! Your guide will be a native English speaker with the fluent Japanese to take you deep into the local scene. This small group tour (6 guests or less -- and it usually is less), combines history with adventure, as you explore the nooks and crannies of these very old parts of this awesome city. You're sure to have a great time getting to know the REAL Osaka.
• 3 hours
Tour Kyoto’s famous landmarks all in one day, traveling by rail from Osaka! Visit three UNESCO World Heritage sites in the former royal capital, including Nijo Castle, Kinkaku-ji Temple (Golden Pavilion) and Kiyomizu Temple. You'll observe classical Japanese life in the elegant gardens of Heian Shrine, explore the Kyoto Imperial Palace and view 1,001 Bodhisattva statues at Sanjusangendo Hall. A local guide offers informative commentary throughout your day trip, including lunch, until you return to Osaka by train.
• 10 hours
See Kyoto highlights on this 6-hour tour from Osaka! Visit two UNESCO World Heritage sites — Ninjo Castle and Kinkaku-ji Temple (Golden Pavilion) — as you tour Japan’s former capital with an experienced local guide. You’ll also visit the Kyoto Imperial Palace and the Kyoto Handicraft Center, traveling round-trip by train from Osaka. Enjoy impressive displays of the seasons at these landmarks, including cherry trees in full blossom in spring!
• 6 hours
Go for a stroll through Osaka and see its highlights on this guided walking tour, including a 1-hour river cruise on the Aqua Liner. You'll enjoy lunch and visit Osaka's famous attractions with a knowledgeable guide, such as Osaka Castle and the Floating Garden Observatory. From the river, view the Twin Towers and City Hall on Nakanoshima lsle, and enjoy sweeping views all the way to Awaji Island from the Umeda Sky Building.
• 6 hours
Learn one of Japan’s most popular culinary arts, sushi-making, during this afternoon class in Osaka. You'll churn out rolls like a pro under the guidance of a local professional and licensed chef. You'll also learn how to make Taiyaki for dessert. After the 2.5-hour lesson, enjoy dinner with your small group, which is limited to six people to ensure an intimate experience. Upgrade to include a sampling of Japanese sake (rice wine) or local beer.
• 2.5 hours