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Kyoto Cultural Forest, Shrine and Temple Tour with Options

Kyoto Cultural Forest, Shrine and Temple Tour with Options

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This guided tour helps you discover lots of Kyoto’s dispersed temples, shrines, and cultural attractions in one day. Save time researching and planning your trip, by having the itinerary organized for you. Travel in an air-conditioned coach for a hassle-free day. Highlights include Kiyomizu-Dera Temple, Fushimi Inari Shrine, Sagano Bamboo Forest, and Tenryuji Temple.
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  • 9 to 11 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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USD157.54
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USD157.54
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Nara Afternoon Tour - Todaiji Temple and Deer Park from Kyoto

Nara Afternoon Tour - Todaiji Temple and Deer Park from Kyoto

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Discover the historic environs of Nara, ancient capital of Japan, as you explore Buddhist temples, shrines and the famous Nara deer park on this excursion from Kyoto. Visit Todaji Temple, one of the oldest Buddhist temples in Japan and home to the country’s largest Buddha statue, before seeing Kasuga Shrine, which features over 3,000 stone and bronze lanterns. Then stop by Nara Park, a 1,250-acre reserve that’s home to more than 1,000 free-roaming deer. Your Nara excursion also includes pickup from select Kyoto hotels, a guide and all entrance fees.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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USD82.56
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USD82.56
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World Heritage of Himeji Castle and Akashi Kaikyo Bridge walking tour from Kyoto

World Heritage of Himeji Castle and Akashi Kaikyo Bridge walking tour from Kyoto

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Depart from Kyoto by train for a full-day walking tour of Himeji in Hyogo prefecture, starting at its top attraction: the exquisite Himeji Castle. Then enjoy a lunch buffet of Japanese and western food. Afterward, travel to the Maiko Marine Promenade, a walkway that lines the Kobe side of Akashi Kaikyo Bridge—the longest suspension bridge in the world. Travel with your guide by train and on foot for an in-depth experience of these Japanese gems.
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  • 9 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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USD191.04
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USD191.04
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Kyoto and Nara 1 Day Trip - Golden Pavilion and Todai-ji Temple from Kyoto

Kyoto and Nara 1 Day Trip - Golden Pavilion and Todai-ji Temple from Kyoto

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Discover the history and religions of ancient Japan during this full-day exploration of Kyoto and Nara. See Kyoto’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed Kinkaku-ji and Nijo Castle, along with its Imperial Palace. Then drive from Kyoto to Nara to explore its own World Heritage Site, Todai-ji Temple (including Great Buddha Hall), plus Kasuga Shrine. You also visit Nara’s deer park and sample a Japanese and Western-style meal for lunch. Your Nara and Kyoto visit also includes a guide, coach transport, and all entrance fees.
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  • 11 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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USD157.44
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Kyoto and Nara 1 Day Bus Tour

Kyoto and Nara 1 Day Bus Tour

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Sightsee through Kansai’s most scenic areas, seeing iconic landmarks in Nara and Kyoto in one day, without the hassle of changing trains or getting lost. With pickup times in either Osaka or Kyoto, board a convenient tour bus to visit the 1000 vermilion gates of Fushimi-Inari Shrine, scenic Nara Park, beautiful Arashiyama, and more.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD88.40
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USD88.40
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Kyoto Sagano Bamboo Grove & Arashiyama Walking Tour with Yakatabune Lunch Cruise

Kyoto Sagano Bamboo Grove & Arashiyama Walking Tour with Yakatabune Lunch Cruise

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Explore the enchanting Arashiyama district of Kyoto by foot and boat on this half-day tour. Like much of Kyoto, Arashiyama is temple central, and the best way to learn about its sights is from a guide. Do just that and explore the gardens of UNESCO-listed Tenryū-ji Temple; visit the tree walk at Sagano Bamboo Grove; admire the temples of Jojakko-ji; and learn about Togetsukyo Bridge, which straddles the Oi River. Finish with a lunch cruise with views of Mt Arashiyama. The tour includes round-trip train transport from our Kyoto meeting point.
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  • 5 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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USD136.32
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USD136.32
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Hiroshima & Miyajima 1-day private tour from Kyoto/Osaka

Hiroshima & Miyajima 1-day private tour from Kyoto/Osaka

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It is private guide tour , Tour schedule can be arrange your favorite . Tour schedule : 7:30 Meet customer at Kyoto Station, (Shinkansen Central Gate ) 8:03 Nozomi 99 Kyoto Station → Hiroshima Station 7:30 Meet customer at Shin-Osaka Station (Shinkansen Central Gate) 8:18 Nozomi 99 ShinOsaka Station → Hiroshima Station 9:41 Arrival Hiroshima Station From Hiroshima Station to Miyajima Miyajima sightseeing Lunch (Free lunch time take lunch by customer Own) 13:00 Miyajima to Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park Peace Memorial Museum, Atomic Bomb Dome 17:00 Hiroshima Station (Customer can buy Bendo Box at here) 18:17 Nozomi 54 Hiroshima Station → Shin-Osaka / Kyoto Station 19:38 Arrived at Shin-Osaka Station End of tour 19:54 Arrived at Kyoto Station End of tour
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  • 12 hours
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USD766.06
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USD766.06
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Kobe Walking Tour (Round Trip from Kyoto)

Kobe Walking Tour (Round Trip from Kyoto)

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Make your day about sake and sightseeing with this Kobe excursion from Kyoto. After a train ride to the port town, take a guided walk through Kobe’s Kitano quarters to see the historic ‘Ijinkan,’ or foreign mansions, that line the streets. Tuck into a buffet lunch, and then visit the waterside Meriken Park. Finish with a walk around Hakutsuru Sake Brewery to learn about the rice wine’s history, production and place in Japanese customs.
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  • 9 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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USD181.44
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Kyoto Early Bird feat. Matcha Town tour

Kyoto Early Bird feat. Matcha Town tour

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Kyoto is the most famous tourist destination in Japan with plenty of wonderful sights to see. Here we offer a luxurious tour early in the morning that enables you to visit three of the most iconic tourist attractions in Kyoto. Enjoy the treasures of the former capital in a relaxing atmosphere thanks to fewer tourists compared to ordinary day-time tours. Be an early bird and avoid the crowd.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD135.99
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Kyoto Arashiyama & Golden Pavilion One day Fulfilling Tour

Kyoto Arashiyama & Golden Pavilion One day Fulfilling Tour

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In this tour, you will enjoy Japanese nature including animals and landscape at the foot of Mt. Arashiyama which is located on the west side of Kyoto and famous for its scenic beauty. Once this district was open only to the nobles. Located not so far from central Kyoto, this natural environment has been very well maintained up to the present day. That’s why you can interact with wild monkeys very closely. In the afternoon, you will visit the Golden Pavilion (Kinkaku-ji Temple), one of the most famous Zen temples in Japan that you won’t forget for the rest of your life.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD134.40
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Kyoto Must Sees and Highlights Private Day Trip with a Local

Kyoto Must Sees and Highlights Private Day Trip with a Local

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Get to know Kyoto and its main spots on an 8-hour private tour by public transport that will give you a more in-depth insight into the city. Check out the Kinkakuji Zen temple, which used to be the residence of a shogun. See extravagant gold leaves covering the upper floors of the temple, and explore the Nijo Castle, a UNESCO world heritage site, built in the Edo period. Embrace the local Japanese culture as you stroll through the narrow Nishiki market housing more than a hundred stalls and restaurants, and visit a temple dedicated to the deity of mercy. Take part in a water-cleansing ritual to experience a religious side of Kyoto. And how about the hidden gems? Find 10,000 vermilion torii gates in one of the most important shrines in Japan and walk the trail leading to the top of a mountain. Discover how the powerful Tokugawa clan shaped the Edo period and played a major role in Japan’s history. Join the tour now and find out more from our local hosts in this day trip experience!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD212.40
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Arashiyama Bamboo Grove Day Trip from Kyoto with a Local: Private & Personalized

Arashiyama Bamboo Grove Day Trip from Kyoto with a Local: Private & Personalized

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Visit the enchanting district of Arashiyama, renowned for its thick bamboo groves, resident monkeys, and well-preserved sacred shrines. On this personalized excursion, you’ll join a local guide to explore the stunning region, which lies at the foothills of the Arashiyama Mountains. Tours include admission tickets to four local temples as well as Okochi Sanso Villa, a traditional Japanese home and garden inscribed as national cultural properties.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD205.37
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USD205.37
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(Day Time) Fushimi Inari & Nara Highlights Tour

(Day Time) Fushimi Inari & Nara Highlights Tour

Together with the No.1 sightseeing spot of Japan, Fushimi Inari Taisha in the fresh morning air, you can enjoy visiting representative spots of Nara as well. This tour offers you a glimpse at the highlights of both the two ancient capitals!
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD110.40
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USD110.40
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Nara Private tour with local guide

Nara Private tour with local guide

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In this private tour, you can visit principal attractive sites in Nara using your time the most efficiently. Of course, you can customize the tour as you'd like. For example, if you omit ''Nara-machi, old merchant district '', you can add Fuishimiinari shrine in Kyoto. Visiting both Fushimiinari and Nara in one way would be very convenience and you will have enough time to enjoy both.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD342.64
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USD342.64
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Beautiful Private Nara Day Trip with a Local: Deers, Temples & Shrines

Beautiful Private Nara Day Trip with a Local: Deers, Temples & Shrines

Ready to discover one of Japan’s hidden gem towns? Located a mere hour train ride from Kyoto, Nara is the ideal destination for a day trip. On this private day trip, you’ll be left in awe at the sight of Buddhist shrines, temples, and the ancient architecture of Japan’s first permanent capital city. And the cherry on top, deers! Once the center of Japan during the 8th century, Nara contains some of Japan’s most ancient sites and is now considered one of Japan’s most notable destinations. Together with your local host, you’ll visit some of Nara’s many Buddhist temples and shrines, including the towering Daibutsu (Great Buddha) and some of Japan’s oldest and largest temples. Take a trip back in time as you explore Nara and get a peek into the nation’s ancient past! Experience the natural beauty of Nara with a visit to the Kasuga Primeval Forest in Nara Park and Sarusawa-ike Pond. Nara Park is home to friendly deer that allow people to feed and even pet them.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD202.58
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Nara Day Trip from Kyoto with a Local: Private & Personalized

Nara Day Trip from Kyoto with a Local: Private & Personalized

Travel to Japan’s 8th century capital and immerse yourself in Nara’s ancient heritage and leafy green surroundings. With one of our hosts by your side, you will make the short journey from Kyoto to this city, which plays home to some of the most significant Zen temples and Shinto shrines in all of Japan. When lunch rolls around (which it inevitably does), you can enjoy authentic Kansai cuisine at a tranquil spot. Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD332.85
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(Early Bird) Fushimi Inari & Nara Highlights Tour

(Early Bird) Fushimi Inari & Nara Highlights Tour

Together with the No.1 sightseeing spot of Japan, Fushimi Inari Taisha in the early morning, you can enjoy visiting representative spots of Nara as well. It is an efficient tour that is perfect if you wake up early from the time difference, if you want to visit Fushimi Inari with fewer tourists, or if you want to enjoy other activities in the afternoon.
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  • 5 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD110.40
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USD110.40
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Osaka Day Trip from Kyoto with a Local: Private & Personalized

Osaka Day Trip from Kyoto with a Local: Private & Personalized

You’ll join one of our friendly hosts to journey to Osaka, a city which frankly needs no introduction. You’ll explore this spirited city’s highlights and hidden gems - it’s all going down. Traditionally home to Japan’s merchant class, you’ll find Osaka to be less traditional in its approach to politics, food and life - the locals have a wild sense of humor and sure know how to have a good time, and how to make good food! Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD223.79
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Hiroshima & Miyajima 1-day tour (Limited tour for who own the JR pass only )

Hiroshima & Miyajima 1-day tour (Limited tour for who own the JR pass only )

It is private guide tour , The schedule can be changed freely. Customer have JR Railway Pass , The price will be big discount. This is tour schedule: 7:30 Meet customer at Kyoto Station, (Shinkansen Central Gate ) 8:00 Hikari 533 Kyoto Station → Hiroshima Station (Customer use JR pass by Own) 7:30 Meet customer at Shin-Osaka Station (Shinkansen Central Gate) 8:14 Hikari 533 ShinOsaka Station → Hiroshima Station (Customer use JR pass by Own) 9:54 Arrival Hiroshima Station from Hiroshima Station to Miyajima Miyajima sightseeing (Itsukushima shrine) Lunch (Free lunch time take lunch by customer Own) 13:00 Miyajima to Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park Peace Memorial Museum, Atomic Bomb Dome 17:00 Hiroshima Station (Customer can buy Bendo Box at here) 17:50 Sakura 564 Hiroshima Station → Shin-Osaka Station 19:28 Arrived at Shin-Osaka Station End of tour To Kyoto exchange Hikari 522 at Shin-Kobe Station 20:02 Arrived at Kyoto Station End of tour
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  • 12 hours
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USD458.87
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USD458.87
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1 Day Hiking Tour in the Mountains of Kyoto

1 Day Hiking Tour in the Mountains of Kyoto

Upon ascending Mt. Kuruma, you will find a wealth of magical temples, relaxing onsens and hiking paths through lush green cedar forests. Mt. Kurama is a very historical area, known for being the birthplace of reiki (a healing technique) and home to the tengu, Japanese folklore creatures said to be the protectors of the natural world. You will leisurely walk from Kurama to the quaint mountain village of Kibune, stopping to see various sights along the way. It is the perfect trip for those wishing to get out of the city and enjoy some easy hiking in the nature.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD162.46
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USD162.46
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Shanghai car rental with English speaking driver and tour guide

Shanghai car rental with English speaking driver and tour guide

If you are sightseeing tourists to Shanghai, we could be your desired tour guide.You don't need worry about language issue any longer, you don't need worry about traffic, time, safety issue any longer. Your private driver and tour guide can speak Chinese and English, with years of safe driving record. Our advantage is we are able to be your private tour guide and we are able to provide you car rental with driver service. Your tour guide will be your driver at the same time. You will travel with your private car, which is safe, clean and in good condition. We are able to arrange real free style shanghai sight-seeing activities for you because we know Shanghai best and could schedule a customized and personalized routes for you, without those boring shopping stop, fixed tour schedule. What you need is to enjoy and discover real Shanghai life with your private driver and car .
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD205.13
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USD205.13
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Explore the root of Wagyu beef in Hyogo Prefecture

Explore the root of Wagyu beef in Hyogo Prefecture

In this tour you will be able to discover the true root of Kobe Beef, the Tajima Beef. Did you know that the most highest ranking Tajima Beef can acquire the branding of Kobe Beef, meaning that Tajima Beef is the true origin of Kobe Beef. This is why in some places there are people and business that would use the name of Tajima Beef rather than Kobe beef. The roots of all Japanese beef "Wagyu", all starts from the Tajiri-gou. The Tajiri-gou is a cow raised by the founder of Tajima beef, Tajiri Matsuo he raised Tajiri with superior gene cow that makes up 99.9% of the current Japanese Black cows in Japan. All the famous Wagyu beef mostly all have the genes from Tajiri-gou. With this tour you will be able to explore around the beautiful area of Kamicho in Hyogo Prefecture with a bicycle and learn about the deep history roots of Wagyu beef. Of course you will be able to enjoy eating this high graded beef as well, this experience will be good for both your mind and your stomach as well!
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD918.70
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Exploring Kyoto - (Rakunan) South

Exploring Kyoto - (Rakunan) South

Kyoto is home to over 1,000 temples, so it can be overwhelming as a visitor to shortlist which to see. This tour focuses on the highlights of the South district (Rakunan) in Kyoto. Having a guide to take you around means you won’t get lost, and there's no need to arrange transport. Highlights include Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine, and Byodoin Temple.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD203.37
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USD203.37
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Kyoto Custom Full Day Tour

Kyoto Custom Full Day Tour

This private and customizable tour for Kyoto is perfect for guests who would like to have their own itinerary planned based on their interests and preferences, allowing guests to experience the city at their own pace.
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  • 8 hours
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USD253.43
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