Home Japan Kyoto Kyoto Night Walk

Highlights

  •   Gion
  •   A nighttime secret garden
  •   Pontocho
  •   Kamo River
  •   Shira River
  •   Takase River

Information

City Kyoto
Depart From Kyoto , Kyoto
Meeting Point At the ticket gates of subway Kyotoshiyakushomae station
Ending Point subway Kyotoshiyakushomae station
Departure 18:30 PM ( recommended )   Flexible
Duration 2h   Flexible
Languages English (License) , Chinese ( Cantonese ) (Beginner) , Korean (Beginner) , Swedish (Beginner)
Tour Type Private Tour ( only for you )
Number of people 1 ~ 10
Booking
2h
When?

People

81.00 USD

total price for up to 10 people

FREE cancelation 14 days prior

What to Expect

Kyoto had been the capital of Japan for about 1,200 years. This truly historical city has enchantments both of daytime and nighttime. You can feel the depth of this city only by walking in the nighttime. The image of the city is completely different between day and night. But walking in the nighttime is a bit tricky as it is sometimes too dark to see signs and posts to get one's bearings and know whereabouts.

But rest assured! I will guide you in the city's boisterous district as well as quiet and quaint area where you feel the ancient ambiance and sense its aesthetic beauty. The tour will finish up with a secret and special Japanese garden open in the nighttime known only by few.


What‘s included

English guide fee, free entrance to a garden

What‘s not included

meals and drinks

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!
Please check the following link. https://triplelights.com/cancel
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.
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The TripleLights Difference

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Reviews

C
Chuwei
1 week ago , ( Couple ) , From: Japan

“ Excellent tour and guide! ”

Ryoji is professional, friendly and speaks good English. I learned a lot about Kyoto during the 2 hours tour. Highly recommend!


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Sarah
1 month ago , ( Solo ) , From: United States

“ Nice walk! ”

I ended up traveling solo so booked the evening Gion tour with Ryoji who was very knowledgeable and accommodating. It was especially nice to see the quieter areas away from all the crowds. The secret garden is just lovely.

Ryoji:
Thanks a lot for your positive review. I enjoyed myself guiding you. Hope to see you again!

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Bianca
1 month ago , ( Family ) , From: Philippines

“ A Wonderful Day in Kyoto ”

Despite the fact that we had different age gaps in our group (from a 6yr old to 84yr old), Ryoji was very patient and extremely accommodating to all of us. He took us to the most amazing sites in Kyoto, all the while telling annecdotes and histories of each place and taught us some of the Japanese culture. He made sure each of us had an awesome experience to remember, took us to the best places to eat, helped us find all the little keepsakes we wanted and made sure we got on the right train back home! Best tour ever!

Ryoji:
Thank you very much for your positive comment! I enjoyed myself guiding you and your family. I hope to see you again and guide you to other places. Thanks a lot again for choosing me as your guide.

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Emma
1 month ago , ( Family ) , From: United Kingdom

“ Gion night tour ”

We all really enjoyed our tour with Ryoji. Excellent English and knowledge plus a few lovely surprises along the way. Thank you

Ryoji:
Hello Emma, Thank you so much for choosing me. I also enjoyed guiding you and your family! :D

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Larry
1 month ago , ( Couple ) , From: United States

“ Night tour in April ”

He did a great job. The tour went on time and just as promised. Spoke very good English. Gave us a very good overview of the Gion area and Kyoto nightlife. Gave us the ability to return to the area and know what we were doing.

Ryoji:
Thank you very much for your very positive review. I am honored!

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