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SPECIAL ZOOM Tour for Kyoto TRAIN OPTION


Kyoto
3.5 Hours
up to 8 people
Japanese ( Business ), English ( Native )
Private tour (only you and your guide)

We work together to decide where to go and pick the time to connect on zoom and I will provide the tour.

We can pick 3 to 4 places for me to visit for you and I will give you all of the information on the cultural aspects and history of each spot whike we traverse these locations using ZOOM!

I will be traveling between the spots by train. (During the train times, we will remain connected but I cannot talk to you while on the train)

Itinerary

Feel free to personalize this offer with Richard.

  • 10:00 AM

    Kyoto

    We will designate a time to connect on ZOOM. I will be at the first stop already and we will begin the tour from there while you sit in the comfort of your home.

    The best idea is to select one Shrine, one Temple, and one other spot that you may find particularly interesting or that I can recommend for you.

Meeting Time

Timezone Asia/Tokyo (UTC +9hs)
Starting Times 10:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide Fee only (Paid through this site)

What‘s not included

Entrance Fees
Trans Fees
Guides Sake

Important

If you do not see the tour you are looking for or want to add or subtract something, let me know what you want to do and where you want to go and I will ensure I put together an itinerary that fits your needs and blows your mind. Welcome!!!

This tour will be conducted via ZOOM

The tour will begin at the first agreed-upon location and the guide will walk each of the designated areas, showing you the important points of each location, while providing facts and points that are of interest to the customer.

The price included covers the gauge transportation, light snack and choice of beverage during the tour.

The guide will be utilizing Wi-Fi during the tour and is not responsible for any bad connections or issues that occur that the guide cannot control.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 48 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - less than 48 hours before the 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 ( 136 )
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MELISSA MELISSA Australia
Excellent
4 weeks ago

“ Awesome virtual experience ”

For our recent corporate team activity we did Richards virtual traditional Japanese tea ceremony experience. Our team is split across Australia, Japan and Singapore.. Richard did a phenomenal job of making our virtual experience unique that for the 1 hour we were with him it felt like we were all together in the heart of Osaka in this beautiful tea shop! Richard went the extra mile and had all the tea ceremony items shipped to us in advance and we were able to learn how to pour our own tea the traditional Japanese way and all from the comfort of our homes. 100% would recommend, Richard is a great communicator and a pleasure to work with.

Richard:

Melissa, I cannot express how happy that makes me feel. In the times that we are in right now, to be able to take any aspect of Japanese culture and be able to communicate it and share it like we did, and make it not only enjoyable, but memorable, it's something that I strive for. Thank you for all of your questions and interests in Japanese culture and if there is anything I can do for you, please do not hesitate to put me to the test. Kind regards, Richard

Ambika Ambika United States ( Family )
Excellent
4 months ago

“ Great virtual trip to Kyoto ”

Richard took us on a 3 hour virtual tour as we “walked with him” through places or worship, spiritual sites, the historical district and more. He was engaging, thoughtful, knowledgeable, and fun. His ability to enable us to experience Kyoto like we were there was wonderful. The cultural insights fabulous. He surpassed our expectations of a virtual tour by a huge margin.

Richard:

Ambika You're very kind and it was enjoyable for me too, to be able to show you parts of the beautiful city of Kyoto. It was kind of weird for me because usually the places that we went are packed with visitors. It was very nice to see open streets but not to see the closed businesses. Please shoot me any questions you may have and if there's ever anything else I can do for you, please let me know. Kind regards Richard

Catarina Catarina Brazil ( Couple )
Excellent
6 months ago

“ A trully unique view of Japan ”

Our day with Richard was so outstanding that we are already planning a return trip to Japan, but only if he tags along for the whole trip. His knowledge of history is very impressive, his musings about Budhism are enlightening and his easy conversation with the locals makes anyone feel welcome in the hidden spots that no ordinary tourist would be able to reach; his disposition for a full day of local cuisine and sakê makes your time with him worth every minute. We cannot emphasize how fun and friendly he is, and hope everyone has as good a time with his as we did. Thank you Richard, we hope to see you again soon!

Richard:

Catarina Thank you very much for your kind words. As I have not had a tour in weeks it is nice to remember that I actually do a good job when I am out there. I hope you guys are safe in this time of craziness and I really hope that you guys get the chance to come back to Japan and allow me to take you deeper into the local realm!! LOL Kind regards Richard

richard Richard United States ( Family )
Excellent
7 months ago

“ A fun night touring Osaka ”

We had a very fun experience touring around Osaka with Richard. It was really cool to go and see where the locals eat and drink. Richard was every knowledge about food, culture and history of the area. Before you know it your knee deep in the local vibe. We took our kids and Richard was very fun and engaging with our boys. Before the night was over we were all laughing with the locals about our boys light colored hair and Richard’s astonishment at my 10 pounds of lose change in yen I was carrying around in a bag. Very fun and would recommend if your in Osaka or Kyoto to book Richard.

Richard:

Thanks guys! I am so happy you had a good time. I hope the boys were full and to too traumatized by the crazy locals! Hope you have a safe trip home. Make sure you bring a bigger money bag for those coins next time. If you have time to write on TripAdvisor also and let folks know you found me on TripleLights I would sure appreciate it also! Take care and tell Jackson and Max I said hello! Kind regards, Richard

Joe Joe United States ( Friends )
Excellent
7 months ago

“ Kyoto Day trip ”

Richard was knowledgeable and shared a good variety of history and story. But we loved that he mixed in humor and was easy to spend the day with. Tons of fun walking the market and sampling the best foods and drink Kyoto has to offer. All around great day!

Richard:

Hey Joe!!!! Thank you so much for your time and allowing me to drag you around Kyoto!!!! If you could search my company on Trip Advisor and let folks know you found me on TRIPLELIGHTS I would deeply appreciate it. Please let me know if there is anything I can do for you! Please let Nate know I said hello! Kind regards, Richard

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