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Be a Monkey!!  Experience

by Masaki
(75) Reviews
5h $ 270 Price up to 4 people

Highlights

  • Iwatayama Monkey Park
  • Arashiyama Bamboo Groves
  • Togetsu bridge
  • Arashiyama

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What to Expect

"Be a Monkey!" Experience

Tired of temples and shrines?? Then how about surrounding yourself with wild monkeys?

In this monkey mountain, you can enjoy monkeys right beside you with no cages!! It is common to sit on a bench and monkeys will come join you.
It takes about 15-20min. walking to get to the top of the mountain, where you can buy treats for monkeys and feed them by hand!!
There's no place like Monkey Mountain on Earth!!

In addition to the monkeys, the harmony of Kyoto city and the colors of the mountains are breathtakingly beautiful especially in the spring and fall.

Beside monkey mountains, a stroll around Togetsu Bridge shopping and enjoying local street food, and the famous Bamboo Groves is so relaxing, it will make you forget about your hectic everyday life.

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Highlights

  • Iwatayama Monkey Park
  • Arashiyama Bamboo Groves
  • Togetsu bridge
  • Arashiyama

Important

Please feel free to contact and tell desired date and time!

Available time varies daily.
Please complete your bookings 4days before the tour day. Otherwise, please send me a message.
Please note that we use public transportation for regular tours. If you need a private transportation, please contact me.
The guide is not responsible or liable for any damage or loss incurred by the travelers in connection with the Tour.

Available time varies daily.
Please complete your bookings 4days before the tour day. Otherwise, please send me a message.
Please note that we use public transportation. If you need a private transportation, please contact me.
If you are a group of more than 4, please message me.
Please read the profile page for the special condition and cancellation policy.
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What‘s included
guide fee, hotel pick-up(in Kyoto)
What‘s not included
entrance fee(-Iwatayama Monkey Park children [4-15yrs] 250yen, adult [over 15yrs] 550 yen , you and your guide)
lunch (if you are having one, you and your guide), Transportation fee (you and guide)
Meeting Point
At your hotel or anywhere convenient in or around Kyoto
Ending Point
At your hotel or anywhere convenient in or around Kyoto
Duration
5 hours
Starting time
08:30 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 4 people

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 at least 14 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
  • If you cancel between 2 and 13 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 20% charge.
  • If you cancel within 1 day prior to the meeting date, there is a 40% charge.
  • If you cancel on the meeting date, there is no refund.

Reviews ( 75 )

Excellent
1 day ago |   by Brian

“ Two amazing days in Kyoto ”

Two outstanding days in Kyoto with Makoon (Masaki)! We were a family of 6 -- 2 adults, 3 teenagers, and one six-year-old. Makoon took some ideas we gave him in advance and created a customized 2-day itinerary to hit everything and more. He developed a little sticker game for the little one to play, and adjusted his speed and topics so that all the kids stayed interested. He was very patient at adjusting to our pace, answering questions, and keeping us all together. The first day included a bunch of traditional and modern sites in the city with lots of great food stops along the way. A highlight was the Mieko/Geiko district where Makoon has a deep knowledge of culture and traditions -- one of the highlights of the trip. The second day included nature and the countryside which the kids loved. Also at our request he took us to a typical local mall where we bought rainboots for our little hike and wandered around a grocery store picking up snacks and fun foods which was surprisingly fun. He also left us with good recommendations for dinner and shows each day after our tour. Makoon is an outstanding Kyoto guide. Be sure to ask him to breakdance for you. Thank you!

Excellent
1 week ago |   by Amy

“ Best Tour Guide...a must hire ”

If you are looking for a private tour guide, Masaki ("Makoon") is a must hire. From the moment we met him, it felt like we were friends for a long time. He helped coordinate our tour via email and it was a good mix of sightseeing, food and shopping. He is also very passionate and knowledgeable about the history of Kyoto so we learned a lot. We thoroughly enjoyed the day and I would definitely recommend him to all my friends as well as use him again. Thank you Makoon, we had a great time.

Excellent
3 weeks ago |   by Craig

“ Great Day! ”

Masaki aka Makoon was the absolute best! After 5 minutes together, my wife and myself felt like we were with a friend we had known for many years! Not only is he a wonderful person, he was an amazing guide! The day spent with Makoon was the highlight of our visit to Kyoto! He customized everything about the day from places we visited to the food we ate. My only regret is we only had one day to spend with Masaki! I recommend you book your time with him ASAP when visiting Kyoto!

Excellent
1 month ago |   by Angela

“ Amazing Day in Kyoto ”

Our son and daughter in law went to Japan on their honeymoon, loved their trip, told us we had to go, and Kyoto was a must see. We could not have selected a better guide for our tour of Kyoto than Makoon. We have had many tours all over the world and he is one of the best guides ever! He not only tailored the day to our requests but also added extra stops based on comments during the day. Makoon was organized, very knowledgeable about the history of Kyoto and passionate about sharing that history and his love of the city. We would highly recommend Makoon to anyone for a fascinating tour of Kyoto.

Excellent
1 month ago |   by Steven

“ excellent, courteous, organized and knowledgable ”

Masaki was excellent as a guide. He was very well organized, knowledgeable, prepared, mixed history and contemporary understandings of places we visited. He was flexible and able to change our schedule when we asked him to. He is personable, witty, smart, and courteous. We cannot think of a better tour guide than Masaki. He was totally superior!

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