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Seasonal eastern Kyoto stroll at special price for 8 hours

8 Hours
up to 4 people
Japanese ( Native ), English ( Business ), Spanish ( Conversational )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

The tour is limited at two seasons to enjoy cherry blossoms or maple trees. You must reserve the tour on time. In Aprile, we will visit Silver pavillion, Phirosopher's path, Honenin, Nanznji and Maruyama park and Yasaka shrine. In November and early December we visit Eikan-do instead of Honenin. Our tour is finished at downtown, Kawaramachi area.


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  • Ginkakuji, or Jishouji temple (Silver Pavillion) in contrast with the Golden Pavillion). It was built by 8th shogun of Ashikaga in 1482 as his house.

  • Honen-in a Zen sect temple established in 1680 has a lot of national treasures such as a stautue of looking back Amitabha.

  • Highlight of the maple season in Kyoto is Eikan-do. You should not never miss it if you are in the season.

  • Nanzenji temple whose main gate is so huge that you may see whole Kyoto on the gate.

  • Yasaka shrine is one of the oldest and powerful shrines in Japan. You will wind up your tour wishing your desire to the god.

  • Eikan-do is visited in November for its marvellous maple trees.

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Departure & Return

Starting time 09:00 AM
Meeting Point at the lobby of Hotel Granvia in Kyoto station or at your hotel if located at around center of the Kyoto city.
Ending Point Downtown area, your hotel or any place you prefer during the tour.

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up in central Kyoto area. entrance fee of the guide except for some places, smiles and skills of communication of the guide.

What‘s not included

your transportation fee of you and guide including taxi, entrance fee, lunch. For your reference, one day bus ticket is 600 yen, entrance fee are as follows:
Ginkakuji temple 500 yen, Honen-in temple 500 yen(spring)l, Eikan-do 500 yen(autumn), Nanzenji Sanmon 300 yen. All prices are for adult. If we buy one day bus ticket, it is 600 yen for one adult.


Because of it's seasonal reason you should reserve the tour in following timing:
Cherry blossoms: End of March to Middle of April
Maple trees: Middle to the end of November
The guide does not guarantee if you can see cherry blossoms and maple trees to your
expectation. The nature decides your fortune.
The lunch will be at Italian restaurant near the end of the Philosopher's path, because there
are not many restaurants around that area. Napolitan is super choice. Monday is closed.
If you wish, I am willing to escort you to my favorite Japanese pub," izakaya" at downtown
for you to taste sake or beer as "off duty" tour. read more

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time

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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Reviews ( 1 )
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bruce Bruce Japan
1 year ago

“ enjoyed. kyoto ”

great knowledge and insites


Dear Mr. Shapiro It was a great time with you in Kyoto. I do hope your nice trip back to Phoenix! Eiji

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