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Kyoto's most popular sightseeing spots tour and enjoy a various kinds of Kyoto's specialities

by Hiroshi
(125) Reviews
8h $ 125

Highlights

  • Kinkakuji Temple
  • Ryo-anji Temple
  • Nijyo-jo castle
  • Sanjyu-sangendo temple
  • Nishiki Market
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124.60 USD

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1 ~ 2 people 124.60 USD
3 people 142.40 USD
4 ~ 6 people 160.20 USD
7 ~ 10 people 178.00 USD
FREE cancellation 14 days prior

What to Expect

This tour covers 3 must-see sites and Nishiki Market.
You can experience the most renownd sites such as the Golden Pavilion, the rockGarden at Ryo-anji Temple where you may find an elegant beauty in its simplicity
Nijo-castle ,the luxurious palace of the Tokugawa Shoguns. Sanjyu-sangendo is one of the three must -see sightseeing spots in kyoto.The thousand life-size statues and the Principal statue( height 3.5 meters) lining along the longest corrider in Japan , with a length of 120meters or 390 feet make you feel like you are in a forest of Buddhas! Every one who visits this temple says " Woow ! , It's amazing ! It's awesome ! It's awful ! " .
Lastly visit Nishiki Market,where you can enjoy Kyoto’s specialities such as charming sweets , high quality tohu and Sake etc.

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4.5 (125) Reviews
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Very Good
 
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Good
 
3%
Poor
 
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Highlights

  • Kinkakuji Temple
  • Ryo-anji Temple
  • Nijyo-jo castle
  • Sanjyu-sangendo temple
  • Nishiki Market

Important

What‘s included
guide fee
What‘s not included
lunch, entrance fee. transportation fee, guide's transportation fee 1000 yen/day
Meeting Point
Kyoto Tourist Information Center located on the 2nd floor of the JRKyoto building .
Ending Point
Nishiki Market
Duration
8 hours
Starting time
09:30 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 10 people

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have one person tour ?

Yes, of course . I gladly accept one person tour.
guide fee is as follows
1 person = 14000yen
a child who is under 15years old is free of charge

Do you have a family discount ratings ?

Yes, I have. a family of 3person=16000yen a family of 4,5,6 person = 18000yen a family of 7,8,9,10 person=20000yen

Do you have a group discount ratings ?

Yes,I have. a group of 3 person=16000yen a group of 4,5,6 person =18000yen a group of 7,8,9 person =20000yen
a group of person : your friends or acquaintances

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 ( 125 )
Excellent
2 days ago |   by Kim

“ Kyoto guided walking tour ”

Hiroshi was extremely friendly, informative and accommodating. He developed a customized itinerary based on our initial ideas and complimented those with other interesting sites. He also provided relevant and historical points throughout our tour. I highly recommend Hiro- he was an excellent guide.

Very Good
4 days ago |   by Tim

“ Afternoon in Kyoto ”

Hiroshi is very knowledgeable, friendly and funny. He helped us to understand the history of Japan and the importance and context of the places we visited, Nijo Castle and Imperial Palace. He made an effort to engage all of us including our adult and teen children by asking them questions including what they thought about a place or event. Hiroshi’s experience as a school teacher was evident and helpful. We highly recommend him to anyone.

Good
1 week ago |   by Jennifer

“ Very enthusiastic and took great pictures for us! ”

Pros: Hiroshi was very knowlegeable about the sites of Kyoto. We toured on a very hot day and he accommodated our need to alter the schedule. The pictures he took for us were great. Cons: He did not ask our lunch budget, and we ended up spending a lot of time and money for lunch. We spent much more money on transportation than anticipated.

Excellent
1 month ago |   by Vern

“ Best Kyoto Guide! ”

We had a very interesting and fun day with Hiroshi. His past experience as a schoolteacher makes him an excellent guide, as he was very knowledgeable about all the sites and areas he showed us. Among the memorable places we visited with him was Fushimi Inari Shrine with its thousands of torii gates, the Golden Pavilion of Kinkajuji, and to Gion to catch a glimpse of geisha. He has an excellent sense of humor and took many pictures of us at the various attractions, which we look forward to receiving. Thank you for an excellent day!

Excellent
1 month ago |   by Tara

“ Great day in Kyoto ”

My husband and I had an excellent 1-day tour. We saw many of the top sights in Kyoto and each was explained in detail. We are experienced travelers and have hired many guides and Hiroshi would be one of the best. He answered our questions and would seek answers if he didn’t know. When we expressed interest in art, he took us to a famous artist’s home which was a highlight of the day. Hiroshi is knowledgeable, funny, friendly, very helpful, reliable, and entertaining. He also speaks excellent English and is super energetic.

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