12:30h $ 225 up to 5 people
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One day trip to Kyoto from Tokyo

by Yuki
(72) Reviews
12:30h $ 225 up to 5 people

Highlights

  • 1. Miyabi: Fushimi shrine (popular for its one thausand red torii gates)
  • 1. Miyabi: Sanjusangendo temple (popular for its numerous statues of Buddha in the building)
  • 1. Miyabi: Gion area (Traditional Kyoto street, good for shopping and lunch )
  • 1. Miyabi: Gion area ( popular for its typical traditional shopping street )
  • 1. Miyabi: Kinkaku temple ( popular for its golden house and Japanese garden)
  • 2. Golden: Arashiyam area ( popular for Togetsu bridge and mountains )
  • 2. Golden: Tenryu temple ( popular for its Japanese garden )
  • 2. Golden: Bamboo trail in Arashiyama
  • 2. Golden: Ryoan temple ( Dry landscape garden & Yudofu lunch )
  • 2. Golden: Kinkaku temple ( popular for its golden house and Japanese garden)
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225.00 USD

total price for up to 5 people
FREE cancellation 14 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra hour.
$ 27.00
Extra person ( Additional charge is required from the 6th person inclu....
$ 45.00

Overview

This tour is for those want to visit Kyoto within a day.
We will use the bullet train from Tokyo to Kyoto which costs 28,000JPY per adult (you and the guide).
You can choose one route from the list bellow.
{1. Miyabi route: Fushimi shrine, Sanjusangendo temple, Gion area and Kinkaku temple}
{2"Golden route: Arashiyama area, Tenryu temple, Bumboo forest and Kinkaku temple}

What to Expect

You can visit popular sites in Kyoto without staying there.
You can leave your luggage at your hotel in Tokyo and enjoy your sightseeing in Japan within a short stay, such as business trip.

Highlights

  • 1. Miyabi: Fushimi shrine (popular for its one thausand red torii gates)
  • 1. Miyabi: Sanjusangendo temple (popular for its numerous statues of Buddha in the building)
  • 1. Miyabi: Gion area (Traditional Kyoto street, good for shopping and lunch )
  • 1. Miyabi: Gion area ( popular for its typical traditional shopping street )
  • 1. Miyabi: Kinkaku temple ( popular for its golden house and Japanese garden)
  • 2. Golden: Arashiyam area ( popular for Togetsu bridge and mountains )
  • 2. Golden: Tenryu temple ( popular for its Japanese garden )
  • 2. Golden: Bamboo trail in Arashiyama
  • 2. Golden: Ryoan temple ( Dry landscape garden & Yudofu lunch )
  • 2. Golden: Kinkaku temple ( popular for its golden house and Japanese garden)

Important

The guiding fee does not include the transportation cost of you and the guide between Tokyo and Kyoto which is 28,000 per adult.
You can use JR pass but please pay the transportation cost of the guide.
This tour uses public transportation and we have to depend on trains and buses in Kyoto.
This tour is for those who stay in Tokyo area. If you will stay in Kyoto, I can start the tour from morning but please pay the transportation cost of the guide.

City Kyoto

Depart From Tokyo

Meeting Point at your hotel in Tokyo or Tokyo station

Ending Point at your hotel in Tokyo or Tokyo station

Duration 12:30 hours

Starting time 08:00 AM

Number of people 1 to 5   Flexible
What‘s included
  • guide fee
  • hotel pick-up (no charge)


What‘s not included
  • transportation fee (you and guide)
  • lunch (you and guide)
  • entrance fee (you and guide)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is the transportation cost ?

About 30,000 per adult including the guide and 15,000 per children under 12 years old

Can we use JR pass ?

Yes, you can use JR pass but you can not take the bullet train Nozomi by JR pass and we have to shorten the time to stay in Kyoto by about one hour.

Can we stay in Kyoto ?

Yes, you can but please pay my trip back to Tokyo.

How much are the entrance fees?

Entrance fees in JPN are as follows.
Tenryu temple adult 500, child 300
Kinkaku temple adult 400, child 300
Sanjusangendo templeadult 600, child 400
Where the age of a Child is from 6 to 11.

Can we have a two day tour ?

Yes, you can.
If you take two days of this tour, I will discount my lodging cost in Kyoto.

How are the schedule of the tour ?

The following is for Miyabi route.
8:00AM pick up at your hotel
8:40-10:58 Shinaknsen from Tokyo to Kyoto
11:07-11:12 Train to Inari
11:12-12:38 Fushimi-Inari shrine sightseeing
12:38-13:00 Train to Sanjusangendo temple
13:00-14:00 Sanjysangendo temple sightseeing
14:00-15:00 Walk&Lunch
15:00-15:30 Bus to Kinkaku temple
15:30-16:30 Kinkaku temple sightseeing
16:30-17:30 Train to Kyoto St.
17:36-19:53 Shinkansen from Kyoto to Tokyo
20:30 Return to your hotel

The following is for Golden route
8:00AM pick up at your hotel
8:40-10:58 Shinaknsen from Tokyo to Kyoto
11:17-11:33 Train to Arashiyama
11:33-12:50 Tenryu temple sightseeing
12:50-13:30 Bus to Ryoan temple
13:30-15:00 Ryoan temple sightseeing&Lunch
15:00-15:30 Bus to Kinkaku temple
15:30-16:30 Kinkaku temple sightseeing
16:30-17:30 Bus&Subway to Kyoto station
17:36-19:53 Shinkansen from Kyoto to Tokyo
20:30 Return to your hotel

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.

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 before of the meeting date, there is a 40% charge.
  • If you cancel on the meeting date, there is no refund.

Organized by Yuki


National Certified Guide

(72) Reviews

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  • English ( License )

I've got the license of tour guide in English in 2013. Since then I attended a volunteer group which is providing a tour in the Imperial Palace East Gardens that used to be Edo castle. I guided more than fifty times in the garden as a volunteer and have deep knowledge of Japanese history and culture.
I was born and grew up in Yokohama and I visited many places with my family. I used to work in Tokyo for more than 20 years. I have more than 20 tours to Hakone and Lake Kawaguchi and have been improving my tour. Therefore, I am sure that I can provide you the most impressive tour around Tokyo. It will be my great pleasure to help you to enjoy your stay in Japan. See you in my tours!! read more


Reviews ( 72 )

1 week ago |   by Phoebe

“ Great Experience ”

We were a little bit hesitant to book this one day Kyoto from Tokyo tour because of the distance (Our hotel was in Narita which was an hour or so away from Tokyo)...But Yuki was able to make this happen for us...Exploring Kyoto was an awesome experience...Considering how busy/crazy train/subway/bus system here in Japan, having someone as Yuki to guide us through to the destinations that were must-see's was really wonderful. I recomnded this tour for those who would like to see Kyoto with very little experience of public transpotation in Japan.

3 months ago |   by Steve

“ Tour Guide for Kyoto ”

Yuki is a great tour guide. Knowledgeable and courteous. I'd recommend him to anyone in need of a guide in Japan

4 months ago |   by Terrell

“ Day trip to Kyoto ”

Yuki was an excellent guide. He met me at the Tokyo Station, and we headed out on a day trip to Kyoto. Yuki was very organized from the beginning of our tour to the end. He had meticulously planned our itinerary as to fit the most sites in to our short time in Kyoto. Communication prior to the tour was great. Yuki was also a great conversationalist, and he was obviously well versed in Japanese history. I enjoyed talking with him over the course of the tour. We had a busy day, but I greatly appreciate him taking me to Kyoto. Thanks Yuki!

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