Osaka 1 Day Tour From Kyoto

Osaka 1 Day Tour From Kyoto

See Osaka, the commercial centre of western Japan! Get a grand view of Osaka from the Aerial Garden Observatory on the 40th floor, and visit Osaka Castle and its museum of the castle's history, which also documents Osaka's attempt to become Japan's capital before it was moved to Tokyo. From there, take a riverboat cruise for another breathtaking view of the city.

Price : JPY15,600 Duration : approx. 8 hours
Departs :New Miyako Hotel - 08:35 (Everyday)
Visits : [Osaka] Umeda Sky Building / Floating Garden Observatory / Osaka-jo Castle / Aqualiner Cruise
Includes : ✔ English Speaking Guide ✔ All transportation ✔ All admission fee ✔ 1 Lunch ✔ Aqualiner Cruise

Tour Itinerary :

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1 JR Kyoto Station

Proceed to Osaka by JR Special Rapid Service or Rapid Service (non-reserved seat).

Remarks : The tour uses public transportation and seating may not be available.

Kyoto - Kyoto Station
2 JR Osaka Station Osaka - Osaka Station
3 Umeda district stroll (30 min) Osaka - Umeda
4 Floating Garden Observatory (30 min)

The open-air Observatory overlooks the city of Osaka, Awaji Island and Mt. Ikoma. Enjoy the panoramic night view at 170m high above the big city.

Osaka - Osaka Sky Buidling Osaka - open-air Observatory
5 Lunch at Hotel Granvia Osaka (50 min)

Western-style set meal

Osaka - Hotel Granvia Osaka
6 Higashi-Umeda Station - Temmabashi Station

Ride Osaka City Subway.

Osaka - Osaka City Subway
7 Osaka-jo Castle (60 min)

Osaka-jo Castle was founded in 16th century by Hideyoshi Toyotomi, a remarkable shogun in the Sengoku period, and is known as the symbol of his power.

Osaka - Osaka-jo Castle
8 Aqualiner (60 min)

Enjoy Okawa River Cruise watching the seasonal landscapes of Osaka, its notable sites and historical sites.

Remarks : When the Aqua Liner is out of service due to bad weather or other reasons, the tour will visit the Osaka Museum of History instead. If the Aqua Liner is unavailable on Tuesday, when the Osaka Museum is closed, the cost of the Aqua Liner ride will be refunded.

Osaka - Aqualiner
9 Osakajo-Koen Station Osaka - Osakajo-Koen Station
10 Osaka Station

Proceed to Kyoto by JR Special Rapid Service (non-reserved seat).

Remarks : The tour uses public transportation and seating may not be available.

Osaka - Rapid Service
11 Disbands upon arriving at JR Kyoto Station. Osaka - Kyoto Station

Travel Condition :

Pickup service : Convenient pick-up service provided from major hotels in Kyoto. (see hotel list)
Departs : New Miyako Hotel (08:35)
Disband : Disband at Kyoto Station, the tour concludes upon arrival. (17:00 - 17:30)
Duration : approx. 8 hours. Guide : English Speaking Guide
Participants : 2 - 20 Meal : 1 Lunch
Remark :
  • This tour uses public transportation with non-reserved seats for the entire itinerary. Please note that seating may not be available.
  • This is a walking tour, so please wear comfortable shoes and clothes.
  • The tour disbands upon arriving at Kyoto Station.
  • The tour may use Osakajokoen Station on the way to Osaka-jo Castle instead of Temmabashi Station.
  • When the Aqua Liner is out of service due to bad weather or other reasons, the tour will visit the Osaka Museum of History instead. If the Aqua Liner is unavailable on Tuesday, when the Osaka Museum is closed, the cost of the Aqua Liner ride will be refunded.
  • If the minimum number of participants is not met by 5 days before a scheduled date, the tour on that date may be cancelled.

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