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Kyoto Shrine & Temple Tour

by Richard
(29) Reviews
7h $ 211 Price up to 6 people

Highlights

  • Nanzenji Temple (Zen)
  • Aqueduct & Waterfall
  • Kiyomizudera Temple
  • Yasaka Pagoda
  • Yasaka Shrine
  • Shijo Street Shopping
  • Gion & Pontocho Restaurant District Walkabout
  • 45 minute Sake Tasting
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211.20 USD

Price up to 6 people
FREE cancelation 30 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra per hour for me per group.
$ 13.20

Overview

I pick you up@your Hotel (or) Kyoto Station, we hit my favorite Zen Temple with an amazing history, then one of the busiest Shrines in Kyoto, then the most famous temple; we have a few things to do there which you will love, then we have two another Shrine and one Pagoda to hit. I will take you to the Geisha District as the night settles but you must submit to the SAKE GOD!... and some Yakitori!

What to Expect

You will see Temples, Shrines, a nice 40 minute Nature Walk, a meditation waterfall, experience how to cut off your bad karma by walking under a Temple in the pitch black fo night, drink from the waterfall of health, study and love, walk a couple of amazing streets with awesome Japanese foods and crafts, see Geisha and their students (Maiko) ((HOPEFULLY)) and experience an all-around sense of old Japan and taste some awesome sake!!! Oh Yeah!

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Highlights

  • Nanzenji Temple (Zen)
  • Aqueduct & Waterfall
  • Kiyomizudera Temple
  • Yasaka Pagoda
  • Yasaka Shrine
  • Shijo Street Shopping
  • Gion & Pontocho Restaurant District Walkabout
  • 45 minute Sake Tasting

Important

If you do not see the tour you are looking for or want to add or subtract something, let me know what you want to do and where you want to go and I will ensure I put together an itinerary that fits your needs and blows your mind. Welcome!!!

There is walking involved and we will walk for about two hours, broken up into a couple of places. Be ready with comfortable walking shoes.

What‘s included
GUIDE FEE ONLY for seven hours
What‘s not included
Temple Fees, Lunch, transportation between stops. You also pay for me of course. Expect to pay approx. ¥5,000 per person for yourself for Lunch, Sake Tasting, Snack Food, Transportation and Temple Fees. Your GROUP will share the costs for the GUIDE.
Meeting Point
Your Hotel or Kyoto Station
Ending Point
Your Hotel or Kyoto Station, or I can leave you in the Gion District
Duration
7 hours
Starting time
12:00 PM ( 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 ( 29 )
James James Australia ( Family )
Very Good
3 days ago

“ Great day ”

Richard is friendly, helpful to our needs. Know the places inside out. Give good ideas to us where to go and do . Thank you.

Richard:

Thank you James. Hope you had a great time.

Andrew Andrew United Kingdom ( Couple )
Excellent
3 days ago

“ Kyoto Highlights ”

As it was the first day of our first visit to Japan it was important that we had a guide who could set the scene for the rest of our short time in the country and Richard really fitted the bill. Our first experience was to negotiate the Shinkansen network as we had arranged to stay overnight in Kyoto, without Richards help we would have wasted precious time. As one of our goals was to understand the culture of Japan Richard's knowledge and experience of living in Japan was invaluable, we visited both an amazing Shinto shrine and Buddhist temple where Richard explained their differences, similarities and their relevance to modern Japanese living. Lunch was an experience where Richard took us to Kyoto's Nishiki (?) market where we were delighted to try a wide range of traditional Kyoto foo... read more

mario Mario Italy ( Friends )
Excellent
3 days ago

“ Japanese delight ”

Richard is a highly skilled and experienced guide, with a deep knowledge of Japan and Japanese culture. He has a bright personality and we really enjoyed spending two days with him. As a guide he can really make a difference

Richard:

Awesome guests make a difference also! Thank you guys so much for letting me drag you around! I am glad you had a good time. Remember, sake is for sipping! Grazie!!!

Carlina Carlina Netherlands ( Friends )
Excellent
5 days ago

“ Welcome to Osaka ”

Richard made us see a few of the many faces of Osaka. It was fantastic and to all of you who would skip Osaka on their trip to Japan, I would want to say; dont do that! Call Richard!

Richard:

Thank you Carlina to you and Esther for coming on my tour. I still remember your face eating that fatty Tuna! Awesome, wasn't it! I am happy you enjoyed our city and hope you come again someday! Kind regards and Ookini

Brian Brian United States ( Solo )
Excellent
3 weeks ago

“ Incredible! ”

RIchard and I had seven hours in Kyoto and he really helped me hit all the spots. He’a Knowledgeable and knows his way around the food scene which was a huge plus for me! Couldn’t recommend more.

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