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Overview

Kyoto is an old capital of Japan. Kyoto had been the capital of Japan for more than 1,000 years until 1868. Kyoto is actually the center of Japanese history and traditional culture. There are many scenic and historic sites including 17 UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kyoto and its vicinity.

Highlights

  •   Tenryu-ji, Bamboo Forest, Kinkaku-ji Temple, Nijo Castle, Kiyomizu-dera Temple, Fushimi-inari-taisha Shrine, and so on
  •   Nishiki Market and so on

Information

City Kyoto
Depart From Kyoto , Nara, Osaka, Shiga, Kobe
Meeting Point At your hotel or anywhere in Kyoto, Osaka, Kobe, Nara, or Shiga
Ending Point At your hotel or anywhere in Kyoto, Osaka, Kobe, Nara, or Shiga
Departure 08:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Duration 8h   Flexible
Languages English (License)
Tour Type Private Tour ( only for you )
Number of people 1 ~ 6
Booking
8h
When?

People

288.00 USD

final price

FREE cancelation 14 days prior

Extras (optional)

a half hour extension. 18.00 USD

What to Expect

I’m a licensed English tour guide and a professional driver. I will guide you around Kyoto by car. You can make a tour of Kyoto at your own pace in air-conditioned comfort. I will take you to any places that you would like to visit. My car is a people carrier Honda Odyssey which can carry 6 passengers maximum. No smoking car. I receive only English guiding fee. No extra charge for carfare. As I'm not a taxi driver, I cannot receive any money for carfare. I’m available from 8:00 to 22:00. Please let me know places which you want to visit. This tour is very convenient especially for tourists with limited time. I can efficiently take you to as many places as possible by car.


What‘s included

guide fee only(As I'm not a taxi driver, I cannot receive any money for carfare)

What‘s not included

parking fee, expressway fee, lunch for you and me(your guide), entrance fee for you and your guide(But, as I am a licensed tour guide, I can enter most places for free)

Important

You have to additionally pay, in cash in this tour, parking fee, expressway fee, lunch for you and me(your guide), entrance fee for you and your guide(But, as I am a licensed tour guide, I can enter most places for free.

Parking fee: total about 4,000 yen
Expressway fee: from Kyoto, Shiga: 0 yen, from Nara: round-trip about 3,000 yen, from Osaka: round-trip about 4,000 yen, from Osaka Port Tempozan 4,000 yen.
Lunch: it depends on what you eat. About 1,500 yen/person. Please pay for lunch also for me(your guide)
Entrance fee: total about 1,700 yen/adult. As I am a licensed tour guide, I can enter most places for free.

Extras (optional)

a half hour extension. 18.00 USD

Frequently Asked Questions

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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FREE cancelation 14 days prior

The TripleLights Difference

Its more affordable than it seems. Our pricing is often per-tour (not per-person), so if your group is 2 or more people, you'll most probably pay less than if you took a bus tour.

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Every tour is customizable. Every tour can be customised to your time, needs and preferences! Simply confirm your booking and contact the guide to make the changes. There is no risk and you have free cancellation with a 100% refund guarantee!

Go at your own pace. Take your time for pictures or slow down to see as much as you want. With your private guide your tour is flexible.

Enjoy Japan with a local guide. With intimate access to places off the beaten paths you can have a more in-depth experience not seen on bus tours.

All tours are private. Enjoy a deeper learning experience as your guide will be 100% focused on you and the people traveling with you.

Questions? Talk to a REAL person. We have a superior customer support team who are ready to help you with any questions you may have!

Reviews

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Trevor
3 days ago , ( Couple ) , From: Australia

“ Review Mitsuyuki ”

We enjoyed Mitsuyuki very much. Had a lovely day with him and will recommend him to our friends. Jill and Trevor Beaumont

Mitsuyuki:
Dear Trevor-san and Jill-san, Thank you for your lovely comments. I'm glad to hear that 2 of you enjoyed your Kyoto tour with me. Best regards, Mitsuyuki

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KM
1 week ago , ( Family ) , From: United States

“ Very good Guide ”

Mitsuyuki San was an excellent guide in Kyoto, Japan. He took us to all the places that we had planned and more importantly he took us to a great Vegetarian Soba Noodle place. Thank you Mitsuyuki san.

Mitsuyuki:
Dear KM-san, I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your Kyoto tour. I'm glad that I was able to accommodate your various requests. Best regards, Mitsuyuki

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Leiann
1 week ago , ( Family ) , From: United States

“ Our in shape guide ”

He is very nice, friendly, funny and worked hard to make sure we got to see and do what we wanted. I would highly recommend him.

Mitsuyuki:
Aloha Leiann-san, You are very nice, happy , friendly, easy-going. You made me happy. I enjoyed guiding you. Mahalo

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Normala
1 week ago , ( Family ) , From: Malaysia

“ Day trip travel to Kyoto and Nara by car ”

Mitsusan was very flexible and patient. I brought my sister that has difficulty in walking and standing for long period of time. He is still smiling and assist us though we change our plan last minute and not as per itinerary due to my sister's condition. Highly recommended to those with time constraint and wish to visit few places in one day (osaka-kyoto-nara-osaka). His driving skills are excellent and reliable. He even brougt us to delicious Halal food at Gion town, Kyoto for lunch. We will definately use his service if we were to visit Osaka in the future. Thank you so much Mitsusan......

Mitsuyuki:
Dear Normala-san, Thank you for your warm-hearted comment. I guide various kinds of group and their requests are different. I'm always trying to accommodate their requests, because they pay a lot of money for my service. Food is important. I ate Halal food with you yesterday, and ate vegetarian soba noodle with customers today. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed Kyoto and Nara tour with me. Thank you. Best regards, Mitsuyuki

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

“ Great Guy, and Great Guide ”

Mitsuyuki is a very smart and enthusiastic guide. We enjoyed our day with him and would highly recommend him for travelers.

Mitsuyuki:
Dear Jaclyn-san, Thank you very much for your comment. I experienced a unique and fabulous tour with 2 of you.

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