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4 hours afternoon eastern Kyoto stroll

4 Hours
up to 2 people
Japanese ( Native ), English ( Business ), Spanish ( Conversational )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

Certified National Guide and Certified Domestic Travel Supervisor with English score TOEIC 925 and Kyoto Tourism Culture Certification 2nd Class guides you to eastern Kyoto using basically public transportation. If time permitts, you may visit maiko town (Gion). If you wish to experience Japanese pub,


Feel free to personalize this offer with Eiji.

  • Sanjusangendo temple houses 1001 statues of Buddha. One and 500 each on both sides

  • Yasaka pagoda five-story pagoda, a symbol of Kyoto located near Ninenzaka slope.

  • Kodaiji temple built by the wife of Toyotomi Hideyoshi who ruled Japan 1582-1598 for 16 years. The temple has small scale bamboo grove.

  • Yasaka shrine is one of the most oldest and powerful shrines in Japan founded in 656.

  • Gion area with so many machiya. If you are lucky you may see maiko walking of the street.

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Departure & Return

Starting time 1:00 PM
Meeting Point At the lobby of Hotel Granvia in Kyoto station or at your hotel if located around central part of Kyoto city.
Ending Point Downtown area, your hotel or any place you prefer during the tour

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up in central Kyoto area. entrance fee of the guide except for some places, smiles and skill of communication of the guide.

What‘s not included

transportation fee of you and guide, taxi fare if used, entrance fee, lunch, dinner etc. Entrance fee are:
Sanjusangendo temple 600 yen, Kodaiji temple 600 yen. All prices are for one adult.


The guest should wear easy walking shose and have umbrella just in case. If you visit Kyoto in summer, please prepare cap or hat and beverage to avoid heat injury. The guests should have travel insurance and enough Japanese yen, because some restaurants do not accept cards. The guide does not cover insurance if anything happend with you.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Reviews ( 1 )
5.0 (1) Reviews
Very Good
bruce Bruce Japan
1 year ago

“ enjoyed. kyoto ”

great knowledge and insites


Dear Mr. Shapiro It was a great time with you in Kyoto. I do hope your nice trip back to Phoenix! Eiji

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