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Feeling Zen world in temples of kyoto


Kyoto
8 hours
up to 5 people
English ( License ), Japanese ( Fluent )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

One day Visit for Zen temples in Kyoto. Walk inside Zen temples, see traditional Japanese house architecture and rock gardens.
It is best chance for you to begin understandig Zen ideas.

Itinerary

Feel free to personalize this offer with Masanobu.

  • Tofukiji Temple : Walk through a Zen temple and see typical layout of buildimgs.
  • Nanzenj Temple : Walk through "Sanmon" gate and get into the abbots hall and see typical Japanense house and rock gardens.
  • Ryoanji Temple : Sit down in front of the famous Rock Garden.
  • Daitokuji Daisen In : Get into the abbot's hall and see famous tea room and rock gardens.

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What to Expect

You can see typical Japanese Zen temples. In Zen temple there is a big gate called "Sanmon". And in "Hojo" or chief abbot's living quarter you can see typical traditional Japanese house and rock gardens called "Kare Sansui".
Through experience of visiting Zen temples, you can feel and understand what Zen is.

Departure & Return

Starting time 09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point At your hotel in Kyoyo
Ending Point At your hotel in Kyoyo

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up

What‘s not included

Transportation fee, entrance fee,lunch

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting date
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting date
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting date

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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 Carrie United States ( Friends )
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2 weeks ago

“ One day tour to uji and nara ”

We had a very nice tour with masa. He explained the history of the areas and was accommodating to our needs

Masanobu:

Hi! Carrie san and Julie san. thank you very much for writing reviews. I was encouraged with your toughness. I am looking forward to seeing you again!

Peter Peter Switzerland ( Family )
Excellent
1 year ago

“ Spring afternoon in Nara ”

Masanobu guided our family to the most important places of interest in Nara. He gave us interesting information in good English. We had a wonderful time together.

Masanobu:

Hi Peter san. Thank you very much for your rewiew. I realy enjoyed very much with you. I am looking forward to seeing you again.

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