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Kyoto Cultural Forest, Shrine and Temple Tour with Options

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
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  • 9 to 11 hours

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and Miyajima Island,Itsukushima shrine from Kyoto

Travel round-trip from Kyoto by high-speed bullet train to take in Hiroshima's historic sites, including exhibits about the 1945 atomic bomb that devastated the city. Start your visit on a lighter note, traveling by boat to Miyajima, a famously beautiful island that is home to the revered Itsukushima Shrine. Have lunch there, then return to the city to visit the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and Museum. Your expert guide shares important details about Hiroshima's heartbreaking history and remarkable recovery throughout this unforgettable tour.
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  • 12 hours
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  • 12 hours

Hidden Kyoto E-Biking

Cycle past a mix of Kyoto’s most-famous sights and its lesser-known secrets during this half-day ‘Hidden Kyoto’ bike tour. Take a 4.9-mile (8-kilometer) ride that starts by winding past iconic Kyoto temples and shrines like Kinkakuji, Koto-in, and Kitano Tenmagu. You’ll continue ‘off the beaten path,’ discovering intimate Zen gardens and charming backstreets known only to locals.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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Kyoto and Nara 1 Day Trip - Golden Pavilion & Todai-ji Temple from Kyoto

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’ll 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
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  • 11 hours

KYOTO by Minivan Toyota Hiace 2019 Customize Your Itinerary

Private VIP Tour in KYOTO allows you to “Customize Your Itinerary” to fit your specific travel expectations. You have your own private Minivan Toyota Hiace and Japanese driver who can speak English for approximately 8 hours.Our team assists you to manage the tour, give recommendations, make reservations and check information.<<< You customize your own Day Trip in KYOTO>>> STEP1: We propose list of famous destinations while you share with us your travel desires and special requests. STEP2: With careful communication and planning, we share and exchange our draft detailed itinerary.STEP3: We revise/finalize the itinerary.***You can always change the itinerary even on the day while traveling on the van. Please feel free to reach our team and driver for recommendation at any time. ***1 FREE pocket wi-fi to be used on board.***Extra 1 ~ 2 hours will be given for free only in case of heavy traffic jam and unexpected delay(s).***Extra charges will be applied for over time service.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 8 to 10 hours
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Kyoto and Nara 1 Day Bus Tour

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
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Kyoto Early Bird Tour

Kyoto is one of Japan’s most popular travel destinations and with over 50 million annual visitors, it can get busy. This tour makes an early start so you can avoid the crowds and cram much more into your day. Stroll around the Arashiyama Bamboo Grove before the tour groups arrive, visit Kinkaku-ji temple (Golden Pavilion) right as it opens, and walk through the torii gates of Fushimi Inari (Shrine) before the midday heat.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 5 hours
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Nara Afternoon Tour - Todaiji Temple & Deer Park from Kyoto

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
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  • 6 hours

Kyoto Highlights 1 Day Trip - Golden Pavilion & Kiyomizu Temple from Kyoto

Immerse yourself in the captivating culture of Kyoto on a full-day sightseeing tour. See the tranquil Kiyomizu Temple amid its verdant surroundings; absorb the Imperial majesty of Kyoto Imperial Palace; and stroll amid the botanical beauty of Kinkaku-ji Temple. Behold the beguiling beauty of the Fushimiinari Taisha Shrine and enrich your knowledge of Kyoto’s rich historical heritage with commentary from an informative guide. Moderate levels of fitness are advisable for this tour, on which a lot of walking occurs.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours

Kyoto Small-Group Bike Tour

Pedal through the historic streets of Kyoto as you visit its magnificent temples and shrines by bike during this small-group tour limited to 9 participants. Take a spin down the Path of Philosophy on this Kyoto tour that gives you an overview of the city while using a mode of transport preferred by locals: the humble bicycle. See shrines, temples and mountains — this is an enlightening escape from the city.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Nighttime All-Inclusive Local Eats and Streets, Gion and Beyond

Get an insiders' eye perspective on Kyoto on this walking tour that combines a food tour with anthropological insight. Wander through the city's streets and understand the nighttime entertainment scene, from geiko (geisha) to hostesses. Afterward sample regional specialties accompanied by included drinks at two standing bars/restaurants.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours

1 Day Private Kyoto Tour (Charter) - English Speaking Driver

Experience the nature and culture of Kyoto on this on this all-day guided excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, explore this UNESCO-designated city with a knowledgeable local driver as a your chauffeur. Customize the tour to suit your interests and visit must-see sites like the magical Arashiyama bamboo forest, the gorgeous Kinkakuji shrine, and the Gion district.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Kyoto Rickshaw Tour

Hop aboard a traditional rickshaw with guide for a journey through the atmospheric streets of beautiful Kyoto on this easily-customizable ride with 30-minute, 45-minute, 1-hour, 2-hour, and 3-hour tour options. Depending on the ride length you select, you’ll be peddled through the serene shrines of west Kyoto’s Arashiyama neighborhood, discovering its picturesque Bamboo Grove, or admiring the wooden structures and ancient alleys of the Higashiyama district.
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  • 30 to 180 minutes
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  • 30 to 180 minutes

5 Top Highlights of Kyoto with Kyoto Bike Tour

Kyoto Bike Tour has you visit a whopping 5 top spot destinations of Kyoto all in one day on one epic adventure! Enjoy a stroll through the breathtaking Bamboo Forest, gaze at the glimmer of the gold as it reflects on the water at the Golden Pavilion, be inspired by one of the most iconic views of Kyoto from the mystical Kiyomizu Temple, weave through the traditional backstreets of one of Kyoto's geisha districts, take a spiritual walk through the magnificent red torii gates at the Fushimi Inari Shrine, and so much more! This is a full city tour of approximately 40km of riding and requires a moderate level of fitness. Basic bicycle riding skills and a sense of adventure is a requirement. On the same note, we will travel at a leisurely pace with enough time to take in the sites and for a relaxing lunch stop.*Please notify of any dietary restrictions or food allergies at time of booking. *Please be aware Kiyomizu Temple is not included in winter tours December 1st to March 1st.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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Kyoto Afternoon Tour - Fushimiinari Shrine & Kiyomizu Temple from Kyoto

Explore the intricate temples and serene gardens of Kyoto on this 4-hour guided tour visiting some of the imperial city’s most important religious and cultural sites. Check out Sanjusangendo Temple, the longest wooden structure in Japan and home more than 1000 Kannon statues, Fushimiinari Taisha Shrine, the head shrine of the god Inari and the supreme views afforded from Kiyomizu Temple high above Kyoto. This excursion to Kyoto’s top temples also includes all entrance fees.
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours

Gion Night and Zen dinner with Tea ceremony : Culture Performance

Get a taste for the traditional Japanese arts in Kyoto during this 4-hour, small-group cultural performance complemented by an authentic Japanese-style dinner. Enjoy a diverse range of performances covering Japanese arts including ‘maiko’ dancing, flower arrangement, ‘gagaku’ court music, puppet theater and much more. Finish your experience with an atmospheric tea ceremony, conducted by candlelight, followed by a delicious dinner. This small-group event limited to just 24 guests.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours

Kyoto Full-Day UNESCO and Historical Sites Shared Tour

This is a shared tour where you will travel by a van/coach with up to a max 50 other travelers (depending on the capacity for that day), and visit some of Kyoto’s 17 World Heritage sites in one day, including Kiyomizu-dera and Kinkaku-ji (Golden Pavilion). Other noteworthy landmarks include Sanjusangendo Temple and Fushimi Inari Taisha. A Japanese lunch in Arashiyama, followed by a guided walk in the Sagano Bamboo Forest, make for a comprehensive sightseeing itinerary—ideal for first-time visitors short on time.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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Kyoto Nishiki Market and Gion Cultural Walking Food Tour

Get an excellent introduction to the cuisine of Kyoto with this small-group guided tour of the city's best food spots. Start at the deliciously vast 400-year-old Nishiki Market, nicknamed 'Kyoto's Kitchen,' where over 130 food shops and stalls beckon your taste buds. Stroll through the market with the guide, learning about the history of food in the city and taste many dishes unique to Kyoto, including pickled vegetables, fried fish cakes, Japanese pike conger eel, mochi and Japanese omelet. After the market, visit a shrine dedicated to the god of education.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours

Private and Personalized Experience: See Kyoto with a Local

Exploring the historic city of Kyoto with a local guide gives you an experience you won’t get by following a guidebook itinerary. Discover local neighborhoods, see iconic attractions, and get recommendations from a guide who creates a personalized route based on your interests and needs.
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  • 3 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 3 to 8 hours
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Kyoto Night Foodie Tour

Get a deeper experience of Kyoto food culture than would be possible on your own by joining this guided tour. Stroll through the districts of Gion and Pontocho, stopping in to small bars and restaurants to sample traditional drinks and food, as you explore.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 3 hours
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Eat Like a Local in Kyoto: Private & Personalized

You’ll join one of our Kyoto hosts to taste the city’s most delicious meals and street food. Kyoto is a city rich in cultural heritage and this has directly influenced its culinary tradition. Good enough for us, we’d say. From kaiseki, a traditional Japanese multi-course meal to coffee at chic cafes or the finest umami-rich foods served on the streets, you’ll uncover the local food scene with a little help from your host. 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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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

KYOTO by Land Rover Discovery Sport 2018 Customize Your Itinerary

Private VIP Tour in KYOTO allows you to “Customize Your Itinerary” to fit your specific travel expectations. You have your own private Land Rover Discovery and driver who can speak English for approximately 8 hours.Our team assists you to manage the tour, give recommendations, make reservations and check information.STEP1: We propose list of famous destinations while you share with us your travel desires and special requests. STEP2: With careful communication and planning, we share and exchange our draft detailed itinerary.STEP3: We revise/finalize the itinerary.***You can always change the itinerary even on the day while traveling on the car. Please feel free to reach our team and driver for recommendation at any time. ***1 FREE pocket wi-fi to be used on board.***Extra 1 ~ 2 hours will be given for free only in case of heavy traffic jam and unexpected delay(s).***Extra charges will be applied for over time service.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 8 to 10 hours
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Private Highlights of Kyoto Tour

Immerse yourself in the cultural and architectural splendor of Kyoto on this private tour, ideal for first-time visitors. Choose from two different routes, both of which cover major Kyoto attractions including Nijo Castle and Kiyomizu Temple, and explore the city with a personal guide. On the northwest-bound route, you’ll visit the Golden Pavilion, Nishiki Food Market, and the bamboo groves of Arashiyama Park. Alternatively, the southeast course covers the Fushimi Inari Shrine, Kiyomizu Temple, and the Gion area. Receive undivided attention from your guide on this private tour. 
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Expert Led Nishiki Market Tasting Tour

Discover Kyoto's renowned cuisine on a walking tour of Nishiki Market with a food specialist guide. Nishiki Market has been at the heart of Kyoto’s culinary world for centuries, and it features a range of Japanese cuisine and Kyoto specialties, in addition to cookware, fresh produce and other goods. Spend three hours in the famous market, tasting different food items as your guide provides a deeper understanding of Kyoto’s culinary offerings. Your tour includes many samples — bring your curiosity and appetite!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation


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