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Kyoto 1 Day Tour covering Most Popular Spots

by MAKOTO
(26) Reviews
7h $ 189 Price up to 6 people

Highlights

  • Fushimi Inari Grand Shrine: Famous for a thousand torie gates. No.1 popular spots of Japan according to Trip Advisor
  • Arashiyama Area----Bamboo grove, Tenryuji temple with beautiful garden, and Togetsu-kyo Bridge(Moon-crossing Bridge)
  • Kinkakuji temple(Golden Pavilion)

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189.00 USD

Price up to 6 people
FREE cancelation 30 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra person.
$ 18.00

Overview

This tour covers the most popular spots in Kyoto with scenic beauty.
The spots are selected from Fushimi area, Arashiyama area, and Kitayama area of Kyoto.
From the point of scenic beauty, you will see Fushimi Inari Grand Shrine, Arashiyama Bamboo grove, and Kinkakuji Golden Pavilion, where
you can take memorable pictures.

What to Expect

You will visit the major scenic sites in one day effectively.
These three areas are apart from each other, but can be travelled by JR-train and bus in relatively short time.

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Highlights

  • Fushimi Inari Grand Shrine: Famous for a thousand torie gates. No.1 popular spots of Japan according to Trip Advisor
  • Arashiyama Area----Bamboo grove, Tenryuji temple with beautiful garden, and Togetsu-kyo Bridge(Moon-crossing Bridge)
  • Kinkakuji temple(Golden Pavilion)

Important

-If you have JR rail pass, it can be used and you will save the travel cost.
-We will walk through shrine, temple, and garden, which is quite distance, and walking shoes is recommended.

What‘s included
Guide fee, Hotel pick-up in Kyoto area
What‘s not included
The entrance fee is about 1000 yen for Kinkakuji temple, and Tenryuji temple.
Transportation fee(you and guide), lunch,
Meeting Point
Kyoto station or hotel
Ending Point
Kyoto station
Duration
7 hours
Starting time
09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 6 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 ( 26 )
Stuart Stuart Australia ( Friends )
Excellent
1 day ago

“ Great Osaka Experience ”

A group of 4 adults that wanted to see Osaka in a day - a tall order! We worked out an ambitious itinerary with Makoto before our visit. Makoto was very positive and communicative throughout. When we met on the day Makoto provided information sheets and a historical overview of Osaka. Makoto explained the history and local context of all the sights we visited. We covered a lot of territory with Makoto, showing us many great sights, sounds and memories of Osaka. Makoto is a first class guide, knowledgeable, friendly and accommodating. We have no hesitation in recommending Makoto and would use him again.

MAKOTO:

Dear Stuart, Thank you for your nice comments. I am so glad that you have enjoyed the tour and Osaka. I also enjoyed being with you and the blossoming of plum tree was so beautiful, which I have enjoyed. Thank you very much for your choosing me of your guide. MAKOTO

Debbie Debbie United States ( Family )
Excellent
5 days ago

“ Mark is the way to go for the best Nara experience! ”

Knowledgeable, personable, everything-able...that’s what we got with Makoto!

MAKOTO:

Dear Debbie, Thanks for your nice comments. I really enjoyed being with you and enjoyed the conversation. I hope that you enjoyed the rest of tour in Japan, and thank you for your choosing me of your guide. MAKOTO

GI CHEYENNE GI Philippines ( Family )
Excellent
2 weeks ago

“ Japanese Hospitality ”

Thank you Makoto for considering all the places, interests and requests. Great tour guide in Osaka, knowledgable, considerate, safe, and very professional. Thank you for making it very special.

MAKOTO:

Dear GI, Thank you for your nice message. I am glad that they have enjoyed my tour, and this is because of your fine support. Thanks for your choosing me as Osaka guide. MAKOTO

Kiara Kiara Japan ( Friends )
Excellent
1 month ago

“ Amazing tour and guide ”

We had an amazing experience with Makoto! Makoto provides us with great recommendations prior to and on the tour, was very organised, knowledgeable and good communication. We managed to visit all our desired distinctions including Nara park, Fushimi Inari, Kinkakuji temple, Arashiyama and Gion. He also explained how to catch the trains back to our hotel from Gion as we spent a little extra time exploring around here. We would have been so lost without Makoto. We highly recommend Makoto :)

MAKOTO:

Dear Kiara, Thanks for your prompt response and nice comments. I am so happy that you have enjoyed Nara and Kyoto even we were encountered some shower. Thank you also for your choosing me of your guide and I hope that your will have nice trip back to Australia. MAKOTO

Grace Grace United States ( Couple )
Excellent
2 months ago

“ Fantastic Guide ”

Going on a trip with Makoto-san was a highlight of our trip. Makoto-san was friendly, kind, thoughtful and extremely well prepared. Highly recommend and would book another tour with him again. Thank you Makoto-san!

MAKOTO:

Dear Grace, Thanks for your nice message. I am so glad that you enjoyed my tour and I also e joyed guiging with nice conversation. Please enjoy the tour in Japan, and I hope that we can meet adain someday. Thanks again for your choosing me of your guide. MAKOTO

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