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Tour Kyoto and other nearby places by car or van, get an airport transfer, or hire a private guide / driver and car. See all options and read reviews.

Kyoto one day sightseeing tour

(14) Reviews
by Ahmed
Tour itinerary: 09:00 Meeting at the pickup place (Kyoto) 10:00 Kinkaku-ji temple 11:00 Nijo castle 12:30 Lunch 14:30 Fushimi Inari shrine 16:00 Kiy...
8h $ 512 up to 10 people

Kaleidoscopic Kyoto w/Award-winning+magazine-cover Photograp...

(14) Reviews
by Ai
Ancient Artistic Kyoto Highlights Tour! An award-winning+magazine-cover photographer and an MBA candidate who major in tourism & hospitality management ...
6h $ 512 up to 3 people

Popular Private Guides

Richard

Richard

(99) Reviews
I have been an Interpretive Tour Guide for 20 years. I have lived in Japan for 17 years. I provide private and semi-private interpretive guiding services f...
$ 37 Hourly rate
Mari

Mari

(102) Reviews
Hi, I'm Mari. Welcome to Japan! I'm a government certified English tour guide. I would love to help you discover more of Japan. I went to high school...
$ 37 Hourly rate
Hiroyuki

Hiroyuki

(74) Reviews
Hi,I'm Hiroyuki Fukui. Please call me Hiro. I'm a government certified guide interpreter. I'm originally from Gifu Prefecture located in Central Japan an...
$ 33 Hourly rate
KASHIMA

KASHIMA

(47) Reviews
I am Kashima. I have gained the Government Licensed Tour Guide authorization in 2017/2. At first I had worked for one of biggest Electric Company in the w...
$ 37 Hourly rate

Yasuhisa

(1) Reviews
I have worked in the multi-national organizations including UN agency for around 30 years and stationed at various cities including Rome, Bangkok and Hanoi...
$ 37 Hourly rate

Michiko

(1) Reviews
Hi! I'm Michiko. Please call me Michiko or Mitchy. I'm a National Government Licensed Guide. I was born in Japan and since then have lived in Osaka. I have...
$ 37 Hourly rate

Hiroko

(35) Reviews
Hi, I'm Hiroko. I was born in Kyoto and currently live in its suburb. My parents are also from the ancient capital city, so some of its historic places w...
$ 33 Hourly rate
Toshiyo

Toshiyo

(126) Reviews
I was born and raised in Kyoto.Kyoto has a lot of things to see and experience. Kyoto is an ancient city with a lot of world heritage. I am happy to show ...
$ 30 Hourly rate

Kyoto Private Cars & Transfers

Kyoto and Osaka sightseeing with a private chartered van and...

(97) Reviews
You can plan to visit several places around Kyoto and Osaka within a limited time with our van. Our commuter can accommodate a group of up to 18 people and...
8h $ 698

Kyoto sightseeing with a private chartered van and free wifi...

(97) Reviews
You can plan to visit several places around Kyoto within a limited time with our van. Our commuter can accommodate a group of up to 18 people and our servi...
8h $ 744

Kyoto and Nara sightseeing with a private chartered van and ...

(97) Reviews
You can plan to visit several places around Kyoto and Nara within a limited time with our van. Our commuter can accommodate a group of up to 18 people and ...
8h $ 698

Private Van Transfer between Kansai International Airport an...

(97) Reviews
This is a private van transfer service between kansai international Airport and your hotel in Kyoto. Our van can accommodate a group of up to 18 people a...
1:30h $ 465

Private Transfer between OSAKA CITY and central KYOTO CITY (...

(6) Reviews
Please choose either of the two options below and tell us upon booking: 1. One way transfer from OSAKA CITY to central KYOTO CITY 2. One way transfer fro...
1:30h $ 279

Kyoto Day Tour with a Private Car (Non English-speaking driv...

(57) Reviews
by TR Taxi
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 foo...
4h $ 255 up to 4 people

Tasty Central KYOTO on your wheelchair

(25) Reviews
Nishiki Market has more than 130 shops,which is called ‘Kyoto's Kitchen‘.It is located in the middle of Kyoto city,extending from east to west. Pontocho ,...
6h $ 465 up to 6 people

Exciting Eastern Kyoto on your wheelchair

(25) Reviews
The most popular sightseeing spot in the world in 2014 ,Fushimi-Inari Shrine ,is located a little south to Kyoto city. It is said to be dedicated to God o...
6h $ 465 up to 6 people

Popular activities

Best Tea ceremony experience in Kyoto

(1) Reviews
by Ryokufu
I will begin by giving an introduction about manners of the guests in the tea ceremony. Then I will give a demonstration by performing the steps. Finally, ...
1h $ 47

Best Calligraphy experience in Kyoto

by Ryokufu
This experience is not only about drawing calligraphy. You'll also learn about its background and the history of the Japanese language. After that, I'll gi...
1h $ 47

Best Calligraphy performance in Kyoto

by Ryokufu
For this calligraphy experience, I'll begin with an introduction to the art. After that, I'll provide a demonstration and you'll get some hands-on experien...
1:30h $ 140

KYOTO - Calligraphy Workshop in a traditional Japanese house

(16) Reviews
by Mari
Thanks to the popularity of Zen Buddhism and its famous quotes written on hanging scrolls, Calligraphy Art has started to attract attention from all over t...
1:30h $ 56

Experience Japanese Calligraphy and Make Kanji T-shirt

(2) Reviews
by Koichi
Experience Japanese calligraphy, write your favorite kanji by yourself, and finally make an original kanji t-shirt as a permanent personalised souvenir of ...
2h $ 39 per person

Sake Brewery & Fushimi-Inari Shrine

This tour is a half day tour exploring Fushimi-Inari shrine and strolling through the town of sake cellars and tasting sake.
3:30h $ 146

Kimono Dressing & Strolling Historic Temple Complex

(1) Reviews
Take a stroll through the ancient capital Kyoto elegantly dressed in a gorgeous kimono. Commemorate your trip by taking photos at the scenic spot. Our gove...
3:30h $ 199

Feel the Spirit of Bushido

A private tour guided by our government licensed guide to show you around attractions and shows including Ninja mystery House, Ninja Show and Ninja Café.
3:30h $ 170

Day Trips from Kyoto