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Must-See Kyoto in One Day

8h $ 263 Price up to 8 people


  • In the orning : KIyomizudera Maruyama Park Yasaka shrine and Gion
  • In the afternoon : Kinkakuji Bamboo forest and Nijyo kastle

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263.20 USD

Price up to 8 people
FREE cancellation 14 days prior


This tour is the most effective way to discover Kyoto by yourselfes for only one day. Kyoto is an ancient capital of Japan , and the center of her civilization for over a thousand years. There are too many Shinto- shrines and Buddhsist temples to visit. So , in this tour I carefully sellected sightseeing spots among all of them.
I,m sure you are satisfied with this once in a life time experience.

What to Expect

I have been to Kyoto countless times since 1950,s when I was born and also I had worked for some company and lived in Kyoto for almost 5 years as a branch manager.
Since then, I reallr got into Kyoto for everything such as history , culcure , food , and nature.
By joining this tour , you can get a wonderful and exiting time. Besides I ,ll flexibly be able to change and arrange this basic plan for yorur preferance or weather conditions.
As in when it,s rany day , I can take you to some interesting shopping streets , depending on your tastes.

Organized by SHINICHI

Licensed Guide


  • In the orning : KIyomizudera Maruyama Park Yasaka shrine and Gion
  • In the afternoon : Kinkakuji Bamboo forest and Nijyo kastle


As you may know , Kyoto is considered as one of the most busiest city in all Japan , especially in spring and autum the entire city will be jam- packed everywhere , so
be careful with transportations.
One more thing you need is to prepair is to make reservations for accomodations well beforhand.

What‘s included
Guide fee , hotel pick-up at your hotel in Kyoto city
What‘s not included
Transportation fee [you and me] , lunch , dinner , entrance fee
These costs are different , depending on what you reqest such as taxi or public bus for transportation and rank of restaurants you choose.
As in it,ll cost around 30000yen to 40000yen for 8 hours taxi. It,s not so cheap but I recommend using taxi because of traffic conditions.
Entrance fee for each Shrine or Temple is around 500 yen each per person.
Meeting Point
Pick up at your hotel
Ending Point
Drop off at yor hotel
8 hours
Starting time
09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 8 people

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 at least 14 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
  • If you cancel between 2 and 13 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 20% charge.
  • If you cancel within 1 day prior to the meeting date, there is a 40% charge.
  • If you cancel on the meeting date, there is no refund.


Licensed Guide

Languages spoken
  • English ( License )

I have multiple jobs right now. One is a mediator and the other is an English teacher.
After working for some life insurance company for about 40 years , I got a job for some Family Court as a mediator and I enjoy heiping those who get in trouble. I also teach English for beginners , especially for TOEIC TEST.
I love music. When I was in university student , I was a conductor for a male chorus. Since then I have been really into Opera.
I don,t mean to be pompous,but actually I,m good at entertaining any guests at any occasion , as I had worked as head of sales , human resources , and branch manager.
Almost a decade ago I had lived in Kyoto for 5 years and I have been enthralied by charm and attraction of Kyoto , such as history, culture , cuisine and beauty:as in cherryblossom in Spring , colorful leaves in Autumn
and GION festival so on.
I,d like to share my experiences with everyone and guide aii of you to Kyoto , Osaka , and Kobe.
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