Home Japan Kyoto Kyoto Night Walk


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


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 2:30h   Flexible
Languages English (License) , Chinese ( Cantonese ) (Beginner) , Korean (Beginner) , Swedish (Beginner)
Tour Type Private Tour ( only for you )
Number of people 1 ~ 10


81.00 USD

final price

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

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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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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.

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22 hours ago , ( Family ) , From: United States

“ Night tour of Gion/Kyoto area ”

We had a great time with Ryoji. His English is very good. He was very interesting and accommodating--we were late arriving from Tokyo and he patiently waited for us. Very interesting to see the city at night--especially the Gion area.

4 months ago , ( Couple ) , From: United States

“ Great time ”

We had really good experience and would definitely book again when we come back to Japan.

4 months ago , ( Family ) , From: United States

“ Kyoto Night Experience Autumn Leaves ”

Ryoji-san provided an excellent introduction to the beauty of nighttime Kyoto during the beautiful autumn leave illumination time. Ryoji customized our walk to incorporate highlights of the autumn leaves. When in Kyoto I highly recommend Ryoji to help make your visit very special.

4 months ago , ( Family ) , From: United States

“ Great guide in Kyoto - loved our conversations about real life ”

My wife, son (13) and I spent an evening with Ryoji in Kyoto in late October. My goal was to see the off the beaten track Kyoto and really get to know the city through a local. Ryoji met us for an evening tour, took all of our requests in and showed us some great things in Kyoto. What I/my family like the most was a dinner we had together at the end of the tour. We talked about real life in Kyoto/Tokyo/Japan and he gave us a real sense of what his life was like on a day to day level. Exactly what I wanted my 13 son to to understand. Great guy, took care of us, decent English speaker and willing to talk about real things.

6 months ago , ( Couple ) , From: United States

“ Wonderful tour ”

Ryoji is a very knowledgable and engaging guide. He was responsive to our requests by selecting the types of places that we wanted to see. He also answered our many questions about Japanese culture. Very enjoyable experience and worth the money

Thanks a lot for your comment! I also enjoyed guiding you and lovely wife. I learned also a valuable lesson from you. Happy wife and happy life! Cheers! Hope to see you again in Japan. (^^)/

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