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  •   Tenryuji-temple Yasaka-shrine, ,
  •   Bamboo Forest
  •   Kawaramachi-town
  •   Tea ceremony experience * option
  •   Two years slope Sannenzaka
  •   Kiyomizu-temple


City Kyoto
Meeting Point At your hotel
Ending Point At your hotel or convenient place
Departure 09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Duration 8h   Flexible
Languages English (License)
Tour Type Private Tour ( only for you )
Number of people 1 ~ 15

It will be changed depending on the season.



230.00 USD

final price

FREE cancelation 14 days prior

Extras (optional)

1 hour extension. 27.60 USD

What to Expect

Visit Tenryuji-temple, one of the five greatest temples of Kyoto, with a pond garden in the western area of Arashiyama and walk through the famouse bamboo forest through the north gate, viewing small shrine, and lovely old cottages.
Going back to central kyoto, walking through Kawaramach, have a tea ceremony experience, visit Yasaka shrine, walkin truogh Two years slope Sannenzaka, finnaly have a kyoto view from the stage of Kiyomizu-temple.
*It will be changed depending on seasons.

What‘s included

Guide fee, Hotel Pickup, Cruise Pier Pickup

What‘s not included

Transportation fee (you and the guide), lunch, entrance fee, and tea ceremony experience fee, etc.

Extras (optional)

1 hour extension. 27.60 USD

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I extend your guiding hours?

Yes, you can. It will be charged 3,000 JPY for a group. Please feel free to contact me.

How much does it take for one person to enter Tenryuji- temple and Kiyomizu-temple? And how much is transportation fee.

Admission fee for Tenryuji-temple is 600JPY, for Kiyomizu-tempale is 300 JPY. It takes about 1,000 JPY individually to go and return from Arashiyama to central Kyoto.

If we join tea ceremony experience, how much is the cost?

Tea ceremony experience is an option. It takes 2,000 JPY. If you request me in advance, I will reserve your seats.

Frequently Asked Questions

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
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.
After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.
You’ll be able to see the guide’s e-mail address and phone number. You can contact your guide directly before the tour starts, and enjoy your tour on the day!
Yes, by using our secure online payment system, your payment information is encrypted and you are secured against fraud and unauthorized transaction.

Your credit card or PayPal account will be charged upon booking. However, if the guide does not accept your booking, the amount will be credited back to the account from which the charge was drawn.
No, our prices are 100% booking fee free – meaning the price you see is the amount you pay.
It depends on the location of your hotel and places you visit. But to give you an idea, it costs about 200-300yen for one place to the other, and the total is about 1,000yen for a full day tour.
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.
Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.
Yes you can, but you have to pay an extra charge per person. The price depends on which guide you choose.
More Frequently Asked Questions

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6 days ago , ( Family ) , From: United States

“ Kyoto highlights ”

Kaoru-San is so sweet and accommodating. She picked us up on time as we got off the train in Kyoto. We have been in constant contact prior to meeting up and Kaoru-San did her best to arrange to have all my must-see attractions squeezed into one day. She's super knowledgeable and very friendly. I would recommend her in a heartbeat. Thank you again. You made our day in Kyoto memorable!!

Dear Tina-san, Thank you very much for your lovery review! You, your family, and your friend challenged a lot of things during one day trip from Tokyo, such as kimono wearing in the bamboo grove, visiting traditional places in Kyoto, cherry blossom viewing, etc. I was surprised you got up very early to catch the bullet train and prepared very well for you trip to Japan. It made the tour happy and enjoyable. Happines for everybody, I hope. Tha....Ajinomoto!!!

2 weeks ago , ( Couple ) , From: United States

“ Great experience ”

We had a great time with Kaoru, who was very informative and showed us around Kyoto's highlights. Very personal and attentive and a warm personality.

Thank you very much for your lovely message. I also learned a lot of things concerning great sightseeing spots all over the world from you and your wife!! It was wonderful time we shared! See you again!!

2 months ago , ( Family ) , From: Italy

“ An excellent guide. ”

I booked the guide for a friend of mine and his family. They told me she was a wonderful guide.

Dear Umberto, Thank you for your kind message. Your friends and his family were so lucky to see snowy Golden Pavilion on that day!! And your idea and arrangement made the trip very nice, didn't they? I appreciate you booked me and using this useful system. It was fantastic FIT!!

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