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Your most memorable tour in Kyoto (Kinkakuji-Temple, Kiyomizu-Temple and Fushimi Inari Shrine etc.)

(53) Reviews
8h $ 225 Price up to 18 people

Highlights

  • KInkakuji-Temple, Kiyomizu-Temple, Fushimi Inari Shrine, Other spots upon your request
  • Japanese Traditional Lunch

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225.00 USD

Price up to 18 people
FREE cancellation 14 days prior

Overview

In Kinkakuji Temple, you can see beautiful garden and golden pavilion.
Next, you will go to Kiyomizu temple. Since Kiyomizu Stage is 12 m (39 ft.) high,
you can get a full view of Kyoto city from there.
After lunch, you will viist Fushimi Inari Shrine. There are roughly 10,000 torii gates.
Morover, based on your request, I will take you to other spots.

What to Expect

You will know following items.
・Japanese garden style and architecture
・Differnce between Shinto (Japanese original religion) and Buddhism
・The meaning of Toriigate
・The type of Buddha statue
・How to pray at Shinto shrine and Buddhist temple
・How to purify our body before entering shrine or temple
・Japanese history
・Japanese traditional cuisine
・Others

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Kazuhiko Licensed Guide
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Highlights

  • KInkakuji-Temple, Kiyomizu-Temple, Fushimi Inari Shrine, Other spots upon your request
  • Japanese Traditional Lunch

Important

I also recommend following spots.
When you have time, I will guide you in 1~2 spots among these spots.
You don't have to pay additional charge.

・Bamboo Forest in Arashiyama
You can see very beautiful Bamboo Forest.
There are many bamboo along a path. You can take nice pictures.
Moreover, there are many scenic spots in Arashiyama.
Tenryu-ji temple, Togetsu-Kyo Bridgeand Monkey Park etc.

・Kimono-show in the Nishijin textile center
Nishijin-textile is traditional industry in Japan.
Beautiful kimono is woven by this textile method.
You can see the Kimono show (10 min.only, free) and you can buy
souveniers in the Nishijin textile center.

・Sanjusangendo Temple (1,001 Buddas)
  You will catch your breath when you see 1001 Kannon Buddha statues.

・Gion District
  There are many entertainment houses along streets.
  You might be able to see Geiko or Maiko.

・Nishiki market
There are many fish shops, vegetable shops etc. along streets.
This market is called " Kitchen of Kyoto " .

・Nijyo-castle
This castle was built by Tokugawa Shogunate.
You can see stone walls, turrets and beautiful palace.. read more

What‘s included
Guide fee
What‘s not included
・Transportation fee (you and guide)
When you will use bus in Kyoto, 1 day pass is available. The charge is 500 yen each.

・Entrance fee (about 500~600 yen each)

・Lunch fee (you and guide)


Depart From
Kyoto , Nara, Osaka, Kobe
Meeting Point
At your Hotel
Ending Point
At your Hotel
Duration
8 hours
Starting time
08:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 18 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.

Reviews ( 53 )

Excellent
4 days ago |   by Tim

“ Highlight of Kyoto Trip! ”

We wouldn’t have been able to see as many areas nor be as efficient on the train without Kazu! He was an AMAZING tour guide! He also was very accommodating with our large party and understanding with a baby on board. Kazu was also very personable, showed us very interesting sites, and even tried to get us an earlier train since we finished a little early because of the baby! Highly recommended guide; Kazu was the best tour guide we’ve ever had!?

Excellent
5 days ago |   by Nia

“ Kyoto Group Tour ”

We were in Koyoto for the day and had requested Kazu's help to visit 4 sites (Fushimi Inari-Taisha, Bamboo Forest, Ginkakuji and Kyomizu Temple) which required buses and trains, as they were located in various directions. Kazu, kept us on target and delivered what was promised and more by taking to Gion, we were all impressed! There was loads of walking and Kazu really set the pace, which we enjoyed. Kazu, thank you for an awesome day in Kyoto.

Excellent
6 days ago |   by Jacob

“ Very successful trip ”

He was very good . Very polite and helpful . We highly enjoyed the 3 days we spent with him . We recommend him to other tourists .

Excellent
2 weeks ago |   by Alina

“ Kyoto’s perfect day ”

Kazu was fantastic!!! He made all the difference to us visiting Kyoto’s most important temples. Kazu knows a lot about Japan history and also about it’s religious context, and he was very generous on sharing this knowledge with us. He’s also diligent on preparing in advance the perfect route to our tour, once we’d asked him about too many spots for a short period of time. Moreover, he’s a wonderful person and we felt like we got a friend.

Excellent
2 weeks ago |   by Helen

“ Knowledgeable and easy to get along with ”

Kazuhiko was very organised, and along with his great sense of humour, he introduced us to the wonders of Kyoto. We appreciated being shown how to use the buses and trains and managed to see and do so much in one day. He also took the time to outline more sights for us to explore during the rest of our visit as well as outling the routes to take. Thank you Kazuhiko, you were great company.

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