8h $ 285 up to 10 people
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Kyoto Highlight Tour

by Keiko
(19) Reviews
8h $ 285 up to 10 people


  • Kyoto(Kinkakuji Temple, Nijo Castle, Kiyomizudera Temple, Heian Shrine and Fushimi Inari Shrine)
  • specialized in visiting places of note

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284.80 USD

total price for up to 10 people
FREE cancellation 14 days prior

Extras (optional)

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$ 0.00

What to Expect

A full day tour in Kyoto with must-see spots; Kinkakuji Temple, Nijo Castle, Kiyomizudera Temple, Heian Shrine and Fushimi Inari Shrine.


  • Kyoto(Kinkakuji Temple, Nijo Castle, Kiyomizudera Temple, Heian Shrine and Fushimi Inari Shrine)
  • specialized in visiting places of note


City Kyoto

Meeting Point At your hotel in Kyoto

Ending Point At your hotel in Kyoto

Duration 8 hours

Starting time 09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible

Number of people 1 to 10   Flexible
What‘s included
  • guide fee
  • hotel pick-up

What‘s not included
  • transportation fee (you and guide)
  • lunch
  • admission fee

Frequently Asked Questions

How much are the transportation and admission fees?

transportation fees (per person):
¥1,200 for one-day free ticket for bus and subway and extra fare to Fushimi Inari Shrine and your hotel when it's out of the free pass zone.

admission fees(per person):
Kinkakuji Temple ¥400
Kiyomizudera Temple ¥400
Nijo Castle ¥600
Heian Shrine garden ¥600, (sanctuary only ¥0)
Fushimi Inari Shrine ¥0

Can we change the plan a little bit when we have another place where we want to go?

Yes, one or two small changes are available. Please let me know if you have wishes.
ex: Kiyomizudera Temple→Sanjusangendo Temple
Fushimi Inari Shrine→Gion area

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.

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 before of the meeting date, there is a 40% charge.
  • If you cancel on the meeting date, there is no refund.

Organized by Keiko

National Certified Guide

(19) Reviews

Contact Keiko
Response Time 14 hs

Languages spoken
  • English ( License )
  • German ( License )

Hello, I'm Keiko. I have two national qualifications as a tour guide, one is English, and the other is German. I was brought up in Kyoto, among a lot of old Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines.(ex. Kiyomizu Temple, Toji Temple, Yasaka Shrine, Heian Shrine, Fushimi Inari Shrine and so on) Some of them are now famous worldwide and on the UNESCO World Heritage List. From childhood, a daily sight with a lot of tourists from abroad has been quite normal for me. I had already been thinking,"What can I do for them?" (Of course, I'm thinking of it today, too.) And the answer was,"I would be a guide, to make their time in Kyoto much more wonderful". At last, the time has come! There are uncountable sightseeing spots in Kyoto, so you'll need some help, if you want to see and go around the city efficiently. It's much better with a guide who knows Kyoto very well, just like me! And furthermore, it'll lead you to a better understanding of Japanese culture. Don't hesitate to ask me, I can arrange the best trip for you, with a lot of choices and something to fit your taste.

Hallo, ich heiße Keiko. Ich habe zwei nationale Qualifikationen als Reiseleiterin, eine ist Englisch, und die andere ist Deutsch. (Ich habe das Studium von Germanistik abgeschlossen.) Ich bin in Kyoto, unter vielen alten buddhistischen Tempeln und Shinto-Schreinen aufgewachsen. (z.B. Kiyomizu Tempel, Toji Tempel, Yasaka Schrein Heian Schrein, Fushimi Inari Schrein usw.) Einige von ihnen sind heute weltweit bekannt, und auf der Liste vom UNESCO Welterbe. Von Kindheit an ist mir ein täglicher Anblick mit vielen ausländischen Touristen ganz normal. Ich hatte schon gedacht,"was kann ich für sie tun?" (Natürlich denke ich daran heute auch.) Und die Antwort war,"ich werde Reiseleiterin, um ihre Zeit in Kyoto viel wunderbarer zu machen". Endlich kommt die Zeit! Es gibt unzählbare Sehenswürdigkeiten in Kyoto, deshalb werden Sie einige Hilfe brauchen, wenn Sie gut in der Stadt herumlaufen möchten. Es ist viel besser mit einer Reiseleiterin, die so gut Kyoto kennt, gerade wie ich! Außerdem wird es Sie zu einem besseren Verständnis von der japanischen Kultur führen. Bitte fragen Sie mich, ohne zu zögern! Mit vielen Wahlen und je nach Geschmack kann ich für Sie die beste Reise arrangieren. read more

Reviews ( 19 )

1 month ago |   by Beth

“ Kyoto with Keiko ”

Our family recently visited Kyoto with Keiko as a guide for two of the three days we were there. We can't imagine having navigated Kyoto without her! She is an excellent tour guide. Keiko is professional, knowledgeable, patient, and considerate. She was flexible when we changed plans and frequently adjusted the pace to fit us. She answered our many questions about Japanese culture; she has a good command of English so communication was easy. She did her utmost to guarantee we had a good experience in Kyoto. We would highly recommend her!

2 months ago |   by Brian

“ Kyoto in a day ”

Outstanding day. Keiko is highly intelligent; she is very articulate; her English is extremely good; she was knowledgeable about everything we discussed; she is friendly, thoughtful and helpful. She has a passion about her job and about Kyoto; she was anxious to show us all the important aspects of her city irrespective of time. We really enjoyed being with Keiko and would like you to pass on our thanks for a great day.

6 months ago |   by Laura

“ A friend in Kyoto ”

Keiko is adorable and we spent a lovely day with her in Kyoto.

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