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Kyoto Tour for First Timers

In this tour, you get to see the main attractions in Kyoto. For more than 1000 years, Kyoto was the capital of Japan. Enjoy the authentic atmosphere of Japan, one you will not be able to experience anywhere else. This tour mainly covers the spots in the northern half of Kyoto, where the most popular... read more

8hs $ 285

Kyoto Half Day Tour

This is a half day tour for people who want to have a quick look at the main attractions. Even though it is a half day tour, you can experience the calm and historical atmosphere of Kyoto. Our guides will take you to the three main sights where you can learn about Kyoto’s long history and culture. read more

4hs $ 142

Kyoto Must see 3 spots

In this tour we cover the must-sees of Kyoto. We will visit Kinkaku-ji shrine (Golden Pavilion), the fabulous looking temple covered with gold. This tour also includes the Fushimi-Inari shrine, which is famous for its long tunnels made of thousands of vermilion colored Torii gates (Senbon-Torii). In... read more

8hs $ 285

Kyoto Arashiyama Bamboo forest tour

This tour covers Arashiyama area, the west side of Kyoto. Enjoying the natural beauty is the main attraction here. Stroll along the calm and mysterious bamboo grove, try the delicious specialities like tofu and soba noodles, and enjoy the fascinating view from the Togetsu-kyo bridge.   read more

6hs $ 214

Kyoto Private Full Day Tour by Car

(52) Reviews

Kyoto is an old capital of Japan. Kyoto had been the capital of Japan for more than 1,000 years until 1868. Kyoto is actually the center of Japanese history and traditional culture. There are many scenic and historic sites including 17 UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kyoto and its vicinity. read more

8h $ 285 up to 6 people

Kyoto,Nara,Osaka, Kobe, sightseeing with private chartered van with free wifi(1-18pax)

This is a chartered private van for 8 hours and enjoy travelling around Kyoto your request. You can plan to visit several places in the central Kyoto, Osaka, Kobe, Nara, etc.. within a limited time with our van. Our van can accommodate a group of up to 18 people and our service is available ... read more

8h $ 401 up to 18 people

Kyoto Highlights w/Award-winning Photographer

(3) Reviews

Kyoto highlights tour! Since I went to schools in Kyoto for ten years, I know the city very well. Besides, I am an artistic person(seriously lol), I can take fantastic photos for you!! (My picture won the Gold Award of CONRAD Osaka Art Photo Contest, & Second Prize of Festival City Photo C... read more

by Ai
6h $ 515 up to 30 people

My Favorite Golden Route: Kyoto One-day Tour

(27) Reviews

This tour is designed for those who would like to visit major scenic sites in Kyoto and off-beaten spots as well in a single day. The route is the one that has been favored and admired by many of my guests for the past year. The itinerary mainly consists of three areas; Kitayama, Arashiyama and Fus... read more

8h $ 249 up to 5 people

Arashiyama Sagano Bamboo Forest

(53) Reviews

I would like to take you to Arashiyama Sagano such as bamboo forest, Nonomiya Shrine, Tenryuji Temple, Nison-in, Gionji and the like. I'm sure you can enjoy the landscape from Arashiyama to Sagano, one of the finest spots in Kyoto. In particular the view form Togetsukyo Bridge crossing over Katsur... read more

by Hideo
8h $ 267 up to 30 people

Highlight Tour of Kyoto

(24) Reviews

The tour includes five typical tourist destinations in Kyoto city. We will start with visiting Kiyomizudera Temple literally meaning "Pure water temple". It is the most popular sightsseing spot where you connot miss the panoramic view of the city from its huge stage jutting over a cliff. Many vis... read more

by Kenji
8h $ 249 up to 5 people

Premium tour of Kyoto (1) : Arashiyama, Nijo-jo Castle & Kinkakuji temple

(10) Reviews

Why not enjoy your holidays in Kyoto? You can certainly get in touch with many things Japanese that we are proud of. They are old temples and shrines, cultural assets and the beautiful natural surroundings. You can also enjoy dropping in at souvenir stores and buy exquisitely made products, such as... read more

8h $ 223 up to 15 people

One day trip to Kyoto from Tokyo

(84) Reviews

This tour is for those want to visit Kyoto within a day. We will use the bullet train from Tokyo to Kyoto which costs 28,000JPY per adult (you and the guide). You can choose one route from the list bellow. {1. Miyabi route: Fushimi shrine, Sanjusangendo temple, Gion area and Kinkaku temple} {2"G... read more

by Yuki
12h $ 223 up to 5 people

Nara Sightseeing & the World of Buddhist Statuary

(27) Reviews

Through this tour you will be intrigued with the charm of Buddhist statuary, which represents people's wishes and prayers. Figures of statues vary according to the development of eras from Asuka period to Muromachi period. At the same time you can read more

7h $ 218 up to 5 people

Excursion In Hiroshima, Okayama, Kobe, Himeji, Kagawa, Mie, and Lake Biwa

(25) Reviews

This is basically a custom tour. You may go around various popular sightseeing spots. Hiroshima, Okayama, or Mie is covered as well as Kyoto, Nara, Osaka. In principle, this isn't a tour accompanied by lodging. It suits those who want to go around various places and experience different experienc... read more

by Masaki
8h $ 231 up to 8 people

Your most memorable tour in Kyoto

(38) Reviews

Following a pick-up at your hotel, you will go to Kinkakuji Temple which is called the Golden Pavilion. It's most famous for its beautiful garden complex in Japan. It's an excellent example of the medieval Japan's garden design. The harmonies relationship between architecture and landscape were ... read more

9h $ 214 up to 18 people

Your most memorable tour in Kyoto (Kinkakuji-Temple, Kiyomizu-Temple and Fushimi Inari Shrine etc.)

(38) Reviews

Following a pick-up at your hotel, you will go to Kinkakuji Temple. It's most famous for its beautiful garden complex in Japan. It's an excellent example of the medieval Japan's garden design. The harmonies relationship between architecture and landscape were greatly emphasized and celebrated d... read more

7h $ 178 up to 18 people

Stroll in Gion area and Tea Ceremony

(23) Reviews

•A stroll in Gion area which is known for Maiko(apprentice Geiko) and Kenninji Temple, the oldest Zen temple in Japan. •Tea Ceremony experience in a real tea house. •Nishiki food market read more

by Keiko
6:30h $ 178 up to 8 people

Arashiyama Tour

(10) Reviews

Arashiyama area is a pleasant, touristy district in the western outskirts of Kyoto. The area has been a popular destination since the Heian Period (794-1185), when nobles would enjoy its natural setting. Togetsu Bridge is Arashiyama's well known, central landmark. It was originally built during t... read more

by Fumi
8h $ 267 up to 15 people

1 day special customized tour in Kyoto

(25) Reviews

Kyoto has many beautiful places to visit. I especially would like to take you to the most exciting spots in Kyoto in 1 day. Please pick a few of the options from the following sightseeing places and I will take you as many places as possible at a reasonable price. read more

by Toshiyo
7h $ 223 up to 6 people

Arashiyama cycling tour

(23) Reviews

A cycling tour in Arashiyama area located in the west part of Kyoto city with old and beautiful temples and refreshing bamboo forest. A suitable area for cycling, bacause of flat roads and a lot of spots dotted within about 1km of the central station. read more

by Keiko
6h $ 71 per person

Premium tour of Kyoto (4): Fushimi-Inari-Taisha shrine, Tofukuji temple & Toji temple

(10) Reviews

Besides the scenic beauty, you can learn the architectural difference between a shrine and a temple in this tour. (1) Fushimi-Inari-Taisha shrine According to the legend, Fushimi-Inari-Taisha shrine was founded when God Inari was enshrined on Mt. Inariyama in February, 711. It celebrated the... read more

7:30h $ 223 up to 15 people

One day tour From Gion to the Nishiki Market

(25) Reviews

Kyoto is an ancient city, which used to like be the capital of Japan for 1000 years. There are about 1600 temples and 400 shrines and beautiful gardens. It also has a lot of traditional crafts,such as kimono, fans, Japanese artistic sweets. There are a lot of things to do and experience. First of al... read more

by Toshiyo
5h $ 178 up to 4 people

Kiyomizudera(Kiyomizu Temple) and kawai kannjirou Memorial house and Sanjyusangendou

(106) Reviews

This tour covers one of the most popular temples in Kyoto Kiyomizudera and walking around Kiyomuzu area and Shitijyo area including Sanjyusangendo temple. Plus visit a traditional Japanese house , The Kawai Kannjiro Memorial house. KawaiKanjiro(1890-1966) was one of the most famous multi-talente... read more

by Hiroshi
8h $ 62 per person

Kyoto Highlight Tour

(23) Reviews

A full day tour in Kyoto with must-see spots; Kinkakuji Temple, Nijo Castle, Kiyomizudera Temple, Heian Shrine and Fushimi Inari Shrine. read more

by Keiko
8h $ 285 up to 10 people

Higashiyama tour

(10) Reviews

Would you go to Higashiyama area !! This area is eastern part of Kyoto. Many people come here everyday to see temples and shrines. Also you can buy traditional Japanese souvenir. Kiyomizudera temple, Kidaiji temple, Gion area, Heianjingu shrine- You can feel traditional Kyoto atmosphere!! And... read more

by Fumi
8h $ 267 up to 15 people

Must-see Temples, Gardens, and Statues of Buddha, enjoy Uzumasa

(53) Reviews

Kyoto was the ancient capital of Japan from 794 over one thousand years. I would like to introduce you Kinkakuji Temple, Ryoanji Temple, Ninnaji Temple, Koryuji Temple and Uzumasa movie village. Kinkakuji Temple is more familiar to foreign tourists as "The Temple of the Golden Pavillion". It was... read more

by Hideo
8h $ 267 up to 30 people

Your most memorable tour & Tea Ceremony Experience in Kyoto

(38) Reviews

Following a pick-up at your hotel, you will go to Kinkakuji Temple which is called the Golden Pavilion. It's most famous for its beautiful garden complex in Japan. It's an excellent example of the medieval Japan's garden design. The harmonies relationship between architecture and landscape were... read more

7h $ 160 up to 18 people

This tour covers 3 must-see scenic spots in Kyoto. Fushimi Inari-Shrine,Nanzenji-temple and Eikando-

(106) Reviews

Fushimi-Inari shrine , where there are more than 10,000 Torii-gates or Shinto holy gates on the hillside of Mt,Fushimi. If you walk through the tunnel of the Trii-gate, you must be really mesmerized ! Nanzenji-temple , a complex of Zen temples and subtemples is the ideal structure of Zen buddhi... read more

by Hiroshi
8h $ 62 per person

8 Hour Private 4 Person Car in Kyoto with Non-English Speaking Driver

Experienced local taxi drivers will cordially show you around the area so that you can visit both must-see and hidden sightseeing spots and enjoy local food. read more

by TR Taxi
8h $ 293 up to 4 people

Customized Private Tour in Kyoto

(24) Reviews

This is customized private tour in Kyoto which guests can create easily by selecting any spots from a list of popular tourist destinations. The list consists of 16 tourist destinations (S01-16) that are very popular especially among foreign tourists. After the guest's selection the guide will ... read more

by Kenji
8h $ 263 up to 5 people

Trekking & Walking Tour in Higashi-yama Area from Fushimi Inari to Gion  

(27) Reviews

This tour is meant for those who are interested in trekking in mountains and visiting popular tourist attractions plus lesser-known places of historic interest in Fushimi and Higashiyama Areas. You will visit Fushimi Inari Grand Shrine, Kiyomizu and read more

7h $ 218 up to 5 people

Meet producers of traditional crafts in Kyoto

(4) Reviews

Kyoto, an old capital, has long history as a center of Japanese traditional culture, such as tea ceremony, flower arrangement, washoku food culture, and so on. For this tour, you can visit traditional artisan's atelier and learn their knowledge and wisdom, which have been inherited from generations ... read more

by Chisato
8h $ 223 up to 8 people

One Day Kyoto Highlights

(25) Reviews

In this tour I'd like to show you the most popular spots in Kyoto in 8 hours. Kyoto has so many places worthwhile to visit. I will ask you beforehand what your interests are to select the spots. They can be temples, shrines, gardens, Gion district of Geisha, Kimono show place, etc. Let's wander... read more

by Mari
8h $ 249 up to 10 people

Kansai Region One day Tour

(8) Reviews

Japan is a mixture of old and new values in terms of food, architecture and other cultural aspects. Kyoto city is a typical example of this tendency. Each region and city in the Kansai region has its unique attractions that tourists would like to visit. Let's enjoy the interesting aspects of the ... read more

7:30h $ 267 up to 10 people

Samurai Kembu School in Kyoto: Samurai for a Day - 1 hour lesson -

(1) Reviews

[Price] Adult: 7,000 Yen Child(5-11yrs old): 6,000 Yen [Schedule] *Please choose from the three sessions below. 1) 11:00 Theater open 11:15 Lesson start 12:15 Finish 2) 14:15 Lesson start 15:15 Finish 3) 18:15 Lesson start 19:15 Finish [Overview] Prepare for battle as you l... read more

by Hanami
1h $ 62 per person

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