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Private Tour Popular places in Kyoto

by Akira
(13) Reviews
8h $ 282 Price up to 10 people


  • Kinkakuji temple(Golden Pavillion)
  • Nijyo Castle
  • Kiyomizu Temple
  • Gion district

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281.60 USD

Price up to 10 people
FREE cancelation 30 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra person.
$ 26.40
Extra hour.
$ 35.20


We visit popular places in Kyoto in a day.
I am sure that those places attract you and give you fantastic memories in Japan.

What to Expect

I am sure that you come to know Japanese tradition and culture by visiting these places. Of course we can arrange the places where you would like to visit in 8 hours.
Kyoto has more than 1000years history , so there are many temples, shrines and other world heritage sites. In those places I chose most popular places. I am sure that you will be satisfied with them and you feel Japanese atmospher.

4.2 (13) Reviews
Very Good

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  • Kinkakuji temple(Golden Pavillion)
  • Nijyo Castle
  • Kiyomizu Temple
  • Gion district



The fee is only for guide. Other fees like transportation, admission and others are not included.

What‘s included
guide fee, hotel pick-up
What‘s not included
Transportation fee(you and guide),lunch, dinner, admission fee, ect
Admission fee for Kinkakuji temple 400yen/person
Admission fee for Nijo castle 600yen/person
Admission fee ofr kiyomizu temple 400yen/person
Meeting Point
at any place in Osaka city or Kyoto city
Ending Point
at any placel in Osaka city or Kyoto city
8 hours
Starting time
09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 10 people   Flexible

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 in the first 14 day(s) before the meeting date ,there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel between 15 and 29 day(s) in advance of the meeting date ,there is a 50% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 30 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
Reviews ( 13 )
Alan Alan United States ( Couple )
6 months ago

“ 1/2 day in Kyoto ”

Akira was our guide for 1/2 day to the bamboo garden, temple,bridge etc His english was good,very accommodating, and polite I would definitely recommend him


Dear Allan Thank you so much for your nice rating. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed our tour with me It was nice meeting you. I learned a lot of things from you. Thank you so much. I think that you are enjoying Hiroshima and hope that you have nice time in Japan. Akira

Annabel Annabel Philippines ( Friends )
6 months ago

“ Akira helpful trying to please ud ”

very helpful even we did not proceed to Kyoto just tour Osaka.


Dear Annabel Thank you for your rating. I hope that you enjoyed Japan. Akira

Linda Linda United States ( Friends )
Very Good
7 months ago

“ Osaka, Kyoto ”

Aki provided great education and best of sites through our many tours. He is always well mannered with a grand smile and strategically making the most of our days. We look forward to meeting up with him on our last tour in Kanazawa in a few days. I continue to be very impressed with Triplelights impeccable staff and services. Thank you Aki and Triplelights for making our ventures through Japan amazing and memorable. Linda Bartholomew Linda’s Travel


Dear Linda Thank you so much for your nice rating. It was nice meeting with you in Kyoto. I enjoyed with you and learned a lot of things from you. Lookingforward to seeing you in Kanazawa again. Aki

Chad Chad Japan ( Friends )
Very Good
8 months ago

“ Nara/Osaka Visit ”

Akira was great. Due to dietary restrictions, we were a tricky group to work with. He was very flexible with the itinerary. We enjoyed Nara so much that we spent a majority of our time there. He was extremely knowledgeable about both cities. I would definitely recommend Akira to any group in need of a tour guide.


Dear Chad Thank you so much for your nice review. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed Japan with me. I was pleased to meet your nice group and enjoyed with you. Please come back again Thank you Akira

Jayvie Jayvie Philippines ( Family with kids )
9 months ago


We liked him! He came on time and very patient to us especially to my 3 yr old son. We took a lot of pictures all the time, but he sees to it that we still manage the time to visit more places. He always managed to look for us! What also made him excellent is that he was so concerned about my son because we need to look for a nebulizer machine during the tour. Two thumbs up for Sir Akira!


Dear Jayvie Thank you so much for your nice review. I was glad to have nice family in Kyoto. I hope that you enjoyed Japan. Please come back again. Akira

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