Let's overview panoramic scenery from Koiyomizu Temple Veranda, and walk to Yasaka Shrine, Gion District, via Sannen-Zaka, Ninen-zaka & Stone paved alley
Yasaka Shrine is Guardian Shrine of Gion and Gion area offers you the old town scenery.
And please enjoy 3 gardens and arts of Kenninji Temple.
Feel free to personalize this offer with ERIC.
Please enjoy Kiyomizu Temple District, which is available from more than 1200 years ago.
In old days, Tokyo people came to Kiyomizu District on foot on a couple of weeks, for 500 kilometers.
Ninen-zaka and Sannen-zaka are approach from Gion District to Kiyomizu Temple, and there were many climbing kilns along the street, where has changed to shopping and
At Hanamikoji St. & Sirakawa Southern St., many Geisya houses and restaurants are located, where you may have a chance of meeting real Maiko & Geiko.
Yasaka Shrine is the guardian shrine of Gion District and will hold the Gion Festival through July, one of the best festival in Japan.
And the Kenninji Temple was erected abt.800 years ago, under Zen-Buddhist Temple of Rinsai Sect, and had been supported by Samurai Warriors,
where you can appreciate some important cultural assets and beautiful gardens.
hotel pick-up on Kyoto
Entrance fee: Kenninji (Jyen500) per person
Since this is walking tour, please put on suitable shoes for walking.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After extensive research into private guides, we are so happy and lucky we found Eric! He is amazing! He is very knowledgeable about Kyoto, Osaka, Japan history, and he navigated the train/subway system with ease. We were traveling in a party of 7 with a wheelchair (grandpa can only walk short distances) and an 8 month old baby, so we had to take a lot of elevators. He was very patient and even in the bustle of people at the train stations, he kept everything calm and we did not feel rushed. We were able to see everything he had planned out on our itinerary - which for two days was impressive! Day 1 Kyoto: We saw the Fushimi Inari Shrine with 1000 Tori, Kyoto Imperial Palace, ate lunch at a popular Japanese “fast food” (Nakai - although fast it was so yummy!), Ginkakuji (the golden tem... read more
Hi Mr Thongphanh I appreciate your comments If you come to Japan again please contact with me Eric Tanaka
I had asked Eric to create an itinerary for two days for my family of six. My request was to visit Hiroshima, Nara, Osaka, and Kobe from Kyoto from where we were staying. We ended up visiting Hiroshima and Miyajima on day 1. We used taxis and trains to get to our destinations thru Eric's guidance. We also used a ferrry to get to Miyajima from Hiroshima. We came across some deer along the way to the itsukushima shrine and Torii Gate. Torii Gate was under repair so it wasn't the best time to get some great photos. The scenery there was still worth visiting. We ferried back to Hiroshima and took a train and taxi to see Peace Memorial Park. It was a real moving experience especially when we were going thru the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. Next day we decided to visi... read more
Eric was very helpful at exploring options that our kids would like and customizing a day tour just for us. It was an action packed day that was very well organized and all went very smoothly. I would recommend Eric to any family looking for a great day of sightseeing.
Mr Mark and your family Thank you for your comments and I enjoyed the tour with your mice family today Please come to Kyoto or Osaka again Eric Tanaka
Sir Eric was the nicest guide we have encountered. He catered our needs for our tour without any complaints and adjusted to us accordingly. I highly recommend Sir Eric to other tourists. And we are very satisfied with the performance he shared with us. :)
Hi Mr Kevin n your family Thank you for your comments Please come again Kyoto Eric Tanaka
Our family of 5 people was only scheduled to be in Kyoto for 2 days when we booked our tour with Eric. Eric took us to 4 areas in one full day. He was accommodating, patient, and thorough, customizing an entire tour of the city based on our interests, requests, and preferences. He even went to eat dinner with us at the end of the tour. Thanks to him we were able to experience the hidden and authentic spots of the city--places we could have never enjoyed if we didn't have a native Japanese local with us. Eric can explain cultural quirks and differences to foreign visitors. Not only that, his personality is wonderful, and he is sincere, funny, patient, and kind.
Ms Kim I am very happy to have your comments for the tour June 11 See you next time ! Eric Tanaka