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Kyoto Full-Day UNESCO and Historical Sites Tour

Travel by minivan with up to 10 travelers 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.
  • Duration: 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$187.00
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Multi-Day Bus Tour of Shirakawago, Mt. Fuji from Osaka (Economy Hotel)

Experience the most vibrant cities of Japan on a 2 day, 1 night tour through Kyoto, Tokyo and Osaka. This is a perfect experience for those who have a short amount of time or want to orient themselves to the country. Choose to depart from either Kyoto or Osaka, then enjoy a flash journey through picturesque Japan. From Mount Fuji to Lake Biwa to sake breweries and markets, immerse yourself in Japanese culture.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Duration: 2 days
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US$300.00
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A Day Trip in Kyoto by Minivan

This is a Private VIP Tour in Kyoto - the premium tour agency for trips inside Kyoto. Our team put together unforgettable journeys for our customers who come to Kyoto on various purposes: Pre-Wedding Photos, Honeymoon, Family Trip, Friends Gathering Trips, Food Haunting Tour, Traditional, Hidden and Modern Japan … ***You have your own private minivan and Japanese driver who could speak English. Our driver will drive you safely to your expected destinations wherever you want in a spacious car equipped with mobile Device Chargers, Pocket Wi-Fi and Air-Conditioned as well as providing you with information and recommended food nearby your locations. Our team helps you to make reservation for restaurants, accommodation and other related tickets. ***The tour is flexibly customized to your group. Within the service hours which is about 8 ~ 10 hours day tour with us, you can customize your own itinerary according to your preferences.
  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$822.00
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Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto from Kyoto

This is an easy, culturally-enriching bus trip from JR Kyoto station to Kyoto. The tour stops at the Fushimi Inari temple and the UNESCO world heritage sites, the Kiyomizu-dera temple and the Kinkakuji temple.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Duration: 6 hours
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US$58.00
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Multi-Day Bus Tour of Shirakawago, Mt. Fuji, Lake Kawaguchiko from Osaka/Kyoto

This three-day, two-night tour is an ideal trip for travelers who want to see some of Japan’s most beautiful and iconic places, but don’t have very much time in the country. You’ll visit Osaka, Kyoto, and Tokyo, and a number of places on the way, such as lakes, mountains, markets, and more. This tour takes the hassle out of traveling around Japan, and you’ll see much more than you’d be able to if traveling independently.
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Duration: 3 days
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US$358.00
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Kimono and Yukata Experience in Kyoto

Dress in traditional Japanese attire in this kimono and yukata experience in Kyoto. You won’t have to worry about wearing the clothing incorrectly as you’ll have a professional fitting session. Stroll around Gion, and visit nearby shrines such as Kiyomizu-dera and Heianjingu Shrine. The experience is flexible, and different time slots are offered throughout the day. You can also upgrade your experience to include makeup, and hair styling.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$27.00
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Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto from Kyoto (with Halal Lunch)

This action-packed Kyoto day trip is a great choice for travelers with limited time. Enjoy the convenience of having round-trip bus fares and a JR ticket included. You’ll save hours researching the top sites in Kyoto by having a thorough itinerary arranged for you. See Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine, Kiyomizu-dera, Kinkaku-ji temple, and Arashiyama’s Sagano Bamboo Forest. You won’t have to worry about bringing food with you as a Halal Bento lunch is included.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Duration: 6 hours
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US$77.00
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Strolling around Fushimi Inari & Ramen Making

This tour is designed by Ramen Factory Kyoto for those who loved strolling around the place called the spiritual heart of Japan – Fushimi Inari and self-making one of the most popular cuisine dishes in Japan – Ramen.This course will give you the distinguished experience which you will experience by yourself at the famous Fushimi Inari. Inari Taisha is not only for its beauty, but also for the rich culture and local practices it holds. Our licensed guide will get you through two level grounds of Inari Taisha where 80% of mysterious things are.Moving to Ramen Factory Kyoto which is the first restaurant allowing the customers to make Ramen completely from flour, you will make the ramen by yourself. Go through every step to make a complete bowl ready for your lunch.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$128.00
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Itajime Shibori Scarf Class

Discover the art of ‘shibori’ during this 30 to 60-minute scarf-making class in Kyoto. Learn about Japanese culture from your knowledgable guide and become versed in one of the country’s many art forms. Use traditional tools and fabrics to make your scarf, then take this memorable handmade souvenir home with you to show your friends and family.
  • Duration: 30 to 60 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 30 to 60 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$30.00
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Multi-Day Tour from Osaka, Kyoto to Shirakawago, Hida Takayama, Kenrokuen

See more of central Japan on this overnight tour than would be possible if you were traveling independently. Visit several must-see towns and important historical and cultural sites—such Shirakawago, Hida Takayama, and Kenrokuen—while learning all about them from your local, English-speaking guide. Experience Japan beyond the mega-cities. An ideal tour for travelers short on time.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Duration: 2 days
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US$300.00
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Meet Maiko in Gion see UNESCO World Heritage Temples,Day tour from Kyoto

This convenient day tour in Kyoto combines the beauty of UNESCO-listed heritage sites with traditional Japanese cultural performances. You’ll visit temples, shrines, and the historic Gion neighborhood of Kyoto. Meet a Maiko (trainee Geisha) and see her perform Japanese arts in front of you. Travelers interested in Japanese culture and history will love this day tour that packs a lot into a fun day.  
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Duration: 7 hours
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US$116.00
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Kyoto Location Photo Wedding in Japanese-style Bridal Dress

*PLAN NAMEKyoto Location Photo Wedding in Japanese-style bridal dress*OUTLINEYou can have your photos taken in Japanese traditional kimono at Gion where the streetscape is unchanged from the old days in Kyoto, or under 'Yasaka no To' (Yasaka Pagoda) which is a popular tourist spot.  You can have your photos taken with cherry blossoms, greenery, and autumn leaves to express the beauty for the season.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Duration: 6 hours
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US$1,842.00
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Sakura Kids Club - Karasuma Gojo

Your children can learn many fun things while experiencing Kyoto!The image of Kyoto is a city of shrines and temples and a place only adults can enjoy, but local mothers can tell you that Kyoto actually has many hidden gems which can be enjoyed by family members of all ages including kids. Local mothers with experience traveling and/or living abroad who can speak foreign languages have made this program in which kids can enjoy learning while experiencing Kyoto through culture and meeting locals to ensure visitors to Kyoto can enjoy their time here.While kids are enjoying their time at Sakura Kids Club, parents can enjoy a more relaxing time sightseeing, shopping, and more around Kyoto.  *You can see how your child is doing through our web cameras
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$55.00
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Sakura Kids Club - Enmachi Daruma Temple

Your children can enjoy experiencing “Zen” through Zen training experience and crafts at a 300-year old quiet Zen temple which includes 8000 “daruma” dolls. They can touch real Zen and Kyoto and may know Zen spirit while immersing in real Zen temple? Features: 1 Edutainment to feel Kyoto 2 Designed and provided by professional local mothers 3 Both children and parents can enjoy Kyoto - While your kids are enjoying, adults can also enjoy real "Zen" spirit through tea ceremony at the historical tea house and Zen meditation next to Buddha. Why don't you immerse in a historical Zen temple with your family?* We accept only one or two families at once, so you can feel private.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$46.00
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【Journey and Kimono】 Let's go to Katsura Rikyu, wearing antique kimono.

Our shop is the kimonos dealer handling the rental kimono that is closest to Katsura Rikyu. If the purpose of the trip is to feel the history of the land and air, I recommend that you go to Katsura Rikyu by wearing a kimono.So we will propose a one-day course of our shop.10:00 Arrival at Katsura Rikyu (There is a possibility that Saturdays and Sundays are pretty well arranged)11:00 Obtain worship tickets at Katsura Rikyu.11:30 Kimono selection at our shop · dressingIf worshiping time is from 14:3012:30 Lunch at Katsura station neighborhood (I will tell you the recommended place)14: 30 Katsura Rikyu Sightseeing16:00 Walking around the city18: 00 Kimono return
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$457.00
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Sakura Family Club - Enmachi Daruma Temple

Your children can enjoy experiencing “Zen” through Zen training experience and crafts at a 300-year old quiet Zen temple which includes 8000 “daruma” dolls. They can touch real Zen and Kyoto and may know Zen spirit while immersing in real Zen temple? Features: 1 Edutainment to feel Kyoto 2 Designed and provided by professional local mothers 3 Both children and parents can enjoy Kyoto - While your kids are enjoying, adults can also enjoy real "Zen" spirit through tea ceremony at the historical tea house and Zen meditation next to Buddha. Why don't you immerse in a historical Zen temple with your family?* We accept only one or two families at once, so you can feel private.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$228.00
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US$228.00
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Long-sleeved 'Furisode' Kimono Experience in Kyoto

When visiting the historic city of Kyoto, you see many women walking around in authentic kimono. If you want to try wearing kimono yourself, this experience is for you. Dress in a furisode (formal, long-sleeved kimono), traditionally worn by unmarried young women. Experienced staff help you dress. You can then wear your kimono to appreciate Kyoto’s historical sights and take photographs.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$137.00
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