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8-hour private custom tour with use of public transportation and/or taxi

by Takaaki
(1) Reviews
8h $ 445

Highlights

  • Nijo Castle (the precious remains of a castle that dates back to 17th century.)
  • KInkakuji-Temple ( the golden temple)
  • Ryoanji-Temple ( the prominent Zen garden Queen Elizabeth Ⅱ visited in the 70's)
  • Strolling in Arashiyama area (the famous bamboo grove)

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445.00 USD

People People
1 ~ 6 people 445.00 USD
7 people 507.30 USD
8 people 569.60 USD
FREE cancelation 30 days prior

Extras (optional)

1-6 travellers.
$ 71.20
7 - 10 travellers.
$ 89.00

Overview

On this tour, I will take you to the must-see sites that are probably on your radar. With your limited time that allows you to spend here in Kyoto, I'm certain that having me , the City of Kyoto official tour guide, will make the most of your time and you will find out local insights that you would've missed out on otherwise.

What to Expect

-the value of a private tour
Nijo Castle -the precious remains of a castle that dates back to 17th century.
Kinkakuji temple -the magnificent temple covered by a gold leaf.
Ryoanji-Temple-the most important Zen garden in Japan
Arashiyama -over 1,000 year old sight-seeing spots long beloved by Emperor and nobles.

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Highlights

  • Nijo Castle (the precious remains of a castle that dates back to 17th century.)
  • KInkakuji-Temple ( the golden temple)
  • Ryoanji-Temple ( the prominent Zen garden Queen Elizabeth Ⅱ visited in the 70's)
  • Strolling in Arashiyama area (the famous bamboo grove)

Important

The itinerary on this page is just an example. We can work together and create your own unique itinerary, incorporating hidden gems.
Please arrange your own insurance.

What‘s included
Guiding fee
my entry fees
What‘s not included
your train/bus/taxi fares
your lunch
my lunch
Meeting Point
Agreed location in Kyoto City such as your accommodation, Kyoto station or any other convenient location for a itinerary.
Ending Point
Agreed location in Kyoto City such as your accommodation, Kyoto station or any other convenient location for a itinerary.
Duration
8 hours
Starting time
08:00 AM , 08:30 AM , 09:00 AM , 09:30 AM
Number of people
up to 8 people   Flexible

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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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel in the first 14 day(s) before the meeting date , there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel between 15 and 29 day(s) in advance of the meeting date , there is a 50% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 30 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
Reviews ( 1 )
Karen Karen United States ( Family )
Excellent
1 month ago

“ Great tour of Kyoto highlights! ”

We had a terrific 6 hour tour with Takaaki. He was super warm and friendly and very kind and informative. He met us at Kyoto station and then took us to the very popular Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine, filling our visit there with informative color. We then all had a nice lunch in a cozy neighborhood restaurant of soba/udon and sushi. After that, he made our son really happy by taking us to the Arashiyama Monkey Park, where we were able to feed apples and peanuts to baby monkeys. Then he took us to Nijo Castle and told us all about its history and unique characteristics. To finish, he brought us to Gion. While it was a super hot day, he kept us hydrated and even helped us find shaved ice. We thoroughly enjoyed our day with him and would definitely recommend him to others.

Takaaki:

Thanks, Karen! I enjoyed guiding you and your family around Kyoto. We had a good laugh at the monkey park seeing the evil big monkey snatching food that was meant for a baby monkey :) You all managed the extreme hot weather well. Next time you are around Kyoyo, I will help you explore kyoto deeper!

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