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1 Day Character Private Kyoto Tour - English Speaking Driver

1 Day Character Private Kyoto Tour - 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. • Explore Japan’s former capital city, Kyoto, on this all-day guided adventure • Discover Kyoto’s landmark temples, shrines and charming neighborhoods •Enjoy a customizable itinerary that can be crafted to suit your interests •Make the most of limited time with convenient hotel pickup and drop-off
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$732.11
per group
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$732.11
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Kyoto Arashiyama & Sagano Bamboo Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Kyoto Arashiyama & Sagano Bamboo Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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Accompanied by a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual guide, explore the area of Arashiyama and Sagano, where aristocrats once unwound in their villas more than 1,000 years ago. The highlights of this tour include the scenic countryside views from Togetsukyo bridge; Tenryu-ji temple with its beautiful traditional gardens; the enchanting world from within the Bamboo Grove; and Jojakko-ji Temple with its breathtaking green moss. During the tour you will also visit some secret spots unfamiliar to the usual tourists. Enjoy the walk and delicious food while learning about Japanese culture and history. Our guides are looking forward to arranging a tour that’s best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$87.85
Price varies by group size
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$87.85
Price varies by group size
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Kyoto Food & Culture Full-day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Kyoto Food & Culture Full-day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

This is THE tour to get a local's experience of Kyoto’s best street food and culture! Our nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual guides can help you efficiently enjoy a one-day tour of Kyoto. Meet your guide at your hotel to start your day, then begin the tour with a possible trip to the 400m long Nishiki Market, nicknamed “Kyoto’s Kitchen”, where over 130 food shops and stalls beckon your taste buds. Learn about Kyoto's food culture and history through the variety of unique dishes and goods available. Give your appetite a break at the nearby Gion district, famous as the geisha district of Kyoto. Your guide will introduce you to the history and culture of geisha—from their kimonos and hairstyles to the rules and rituals of their daily lives. Our guides will customize a four-hour tour in detail according to your interests. We want to arrange a tour that’s best for you! Note*:The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$87.85
Price varies by group size
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$87.85
Price varies by group size
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Mt. Koya Full-Day Private Tour (Osaka departure) with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Mt. Koya Full-Day Private Tour (Osaka departure) with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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Our nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual guides will help you efficiently enjoy a one-day tour of UNESCO-designated World Heritage Site, Mt. Koya. Go on a full-day guided walking tour of Mt. Koya and learn about the modern and traditional aspects of one of the world’s most sacred mountains! If you are staying in Osaka but would like to take some time out to enjoy some sights outside the big city, then this tour of Mount Koya in Wakayama Prefecture is for you! Meet your guide at your hotel (in Osaka, Kyoto, Wakayama, or around the Kansai area), then head to Mount Koya. Your guide will customize your full-day tour in detail according to your interests. Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$136.66
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$136.66
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Osaka Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Osaka Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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Enjoy an efficient, half-day walking tour of Osaka accompanied by a nationally-licensed, experienced multilingual guide! Your guide will help you explore Japan's second-largest city while introducing both modern and traditional sides of this colorful, dynamic metropolis. Start your day with a morning pickup at your hotel, then it's off to the races! Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a four-hour tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$92.85
Price varies by group size
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$92.85
Price varies by group size
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Kyoto Japanese Garden Lover's Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Kyoto Japanese Garden Lover's Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Traditional and historical Japanese gardens are best sites to see Japanese aesthetics. Both artistic landscape gardens with seasonal plants and dry landscape gardens at Zen temples help you get relaxed for meditation. Visiting various styled gardens and experiencing traditional Japanese spirits which are represented in plants, rocks, and total design. Our nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual guides will help you efficiently enjoy a one-day private tour of the best Japanese gardens in Kyoto. Select gardens from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. In addition to gardens, you may also choose any famous site in Kyoto for a truly memorable experience! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$116.07
Price varies by group size
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$116.07
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Private Hiace Hire in Osaka Kyoto Nara Kobe with English Speaking Driver

Private Hiace Hire in Osaka Kyoto Nara Kobe with English Speaking Driver

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Explore the Osaka or Kyoto regions in your private Hiace car with an English-speaking driver. Customize your own itinerary with your driver to fit the interests of you and your group. See key landmarks such as the Osaka Castle, the Arashiyama Bamboo Forest, and the Kiyomizu Temple. Learn about the history of each location and get insider tips from your driver.
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  • 11 hours
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$809.49
per group
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$809.49
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Private Alphard Hire in Osaka Kyoto Nara Kobe with English Speaking Driver

Private Alphard Hire in Osaka Kyoto Nara Kobe with English Speaking Driver

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Hire your own private driver to take you around the Osaka or Kyoto regions for the day. Customize your own itinerary with your driver and see the attractions that are of most interest to you such as the Osaka Castle, the Arashiyama Bamboo Forest, and the Kiyomizu Temple. Select an English-, Chinese-, or Japanese-speaking driver and learn about the history of each location.
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  • 11 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$726.16
per group
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$726.16
per group
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Private Sedan Hire in Osaka Kyoto Nara Kobe with English Speaking Driver

Private Sedan Hire in Osaka Kyoto Nara Kobe with English Speaking Driver

This tour is catered for people who prefer the privacy of their own vehicle. With a dedicated car and personal driver, you can travel between attractions in Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe, or Nara. Customize your own itinerary or simply relax and go with your driver’s suggestions. Entrance fees, tolls, and parking fees are extra.
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  • 11 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$648.78
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$648.78
per group
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Kyoto Day Trip using Private Car with English Driver

Kyoto Day Trip using Private Car with English Driver

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This tour package will bring you to see the beautiful temple or shrine in Kyoto with a comfortable private transport. We would recommend itinerary: Arashiyama (Bamboo Forest) -> Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion) -> Kiyomizu Temple -> Fushimi Inari Taisha -> Hotel However you can also choose and customize your own itinerary
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  • 11 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$708.30
per group
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$708.30
per group
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From Osaka: Tottori Sand Dunes 1-Day Bus Tour with Lunch

From Osaka: Tottori Sand Dunes 1-Day Bus Tour with Lunch

Join this bus tour from Osaka to visit the famous Tottori Sand Dunes, the only place in the whole country where you can enjoy this kind of scenery!
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$115.19
From
$115.19
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From Osaka: Himeji Castle, Kokoen Garden, Arima Onsen & Kobe 1-Day Tour

From Osaka: Himeji Castle, Kokoen Garden, Arima Onsen & Kobe 1-Day Tour

Join this bus tour from central Osaka to visit the most famous sightseeing spots of Hyogo prefecture in a single day! Relax in our comfortable bus during transfer and enjoy visits of Himeji Castle, Arima Onsen and Kobe Harborland.
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  • 9 hours 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.57
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$99.57
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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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$85.51
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$85.51
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Enjoy Homemade Sushi or Obanzai Cuisine and Matcha in a Kyoto Home with a Native

Enjoy Homemade Sushi or Obanzai Cuisine and Matcha in a Kyoto Home with a Native

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When traveling abroad, there is no other experience like sitting down for a meal with a local. Emika opens her Kyoto home to visitors to share a private meal and conversation. Enjoy an authentic Japanese meal of sushi, miso soup, matcha green tea, and sweets with your Kyoto native host.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.39
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$55.39
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Local Style Kyoto Day Trip with an a Native English Speaker in Japan 36 years!

Local Style Kyoto Day Trip with an a Native English Speaker in Japan 36 years!

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Visit ancient shrines and temples of Kyoto-- Nanzen-ji Temple, Kiyomizudera Temple, and Yasaka Shrine. Your guide shows you how to respectfully cleanse yourself and offer prayers before entering the sacred places. This small group tour includes information about each stop and history of the area going back 2,677 years. Lunch is included, and the tour ends with shopping and sake tasting in the Gion district, where you may see Geisha and Maiko (apprentice Geisha).
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$371.41
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$371.41

Private Custom : Osaka Full Day Tour

Private Custom : Osaka Full Day Tour

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Explore some of the most famous spots in Osaka and visit a historical temple. Learn about the Osakans’ passion for their business at buzzing markets and feel the heart and soul of Osaka. Visit some must-go spots including Dotonbori and Shinsekai areas. You will also have a chance to learn about Japanese religions from your guide at Shitennoji Temple. You also be taken deep into the local scene later. Have a fantastic day trip with your fun and friendly guide. It will be your unforgettable memory of Osaka. You will start and finish the tour at your hotel.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$306.42
Price varies by group size
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$306.42
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Private Custom Tour: Kyoto in One Day

Private Custom Tour: Kyoto in One Day

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Make the most of your time in Kyoto by booking a customized private tour with an expert guide. Create your own sightseeing itinerary, choosing from among dozens of cultural and historic landmarks, including 17 UNESCO World Heritage sites such as Nijo Castle or Kinkaku-ji Temple (Golden Pavilion), and Fushimi Inari Shrine. Choose either a half-day or full-day itinerary and travel via public transport accompanied by your guide. Transportation and lunch is included on this comprehensive and flexible Kyoto tour.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$252.56
Price varies by group size
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$252.56
Price varies by group size
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Kyoto Location Photo Wedding in Japanese-style Bridal Dress

Kyoto Location Photo Wedding in Japanese-style Bridal Dress

You will be dressed in a Japanese kimono for wedding and the photo shooting is held in 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. Check-in and select kimono You can choose either colored kimono in red, orange, black, or blue, or pure white kimono. Getting ready  You will have makeup and a hairdo two hours before the photo shooting starts. You do not need to bring your makeup items. Photo session The photo session will be held at spots brimming with traditional Kyoto atmosphere, such as Gion where the tasteful stone pavements stretch out or at an elegant Japanese garden. We can have your photos taken with memorabilia (such as a pair of rings) if you would like. Data will be sent to you one month after the photo session. You can have the album in about two months.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$2,058.40
per group
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$2,058.40
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Maiko Makeover - Photo Session in the Traditional Japanese Room Plan in Kyoto

Maiko Makeover - Photo Session in the Traditional Japanese Room Plan in Kyoto

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Take home more than just memories from your vacation in Kyoto following a makeover and photo shoot in a traditional Japanese tea room. Ideal for families and couples, this package results in a physical transformation and includes plenty of digital photos. Plus, you can choose from multiple start times to suit your schedule.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$132.78
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$132.78
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Kyoto Location Photo Wedding in Western Dress

Kyoto Location Photo Wedding in Western Dress

You will be dressed in a western wedding dress and the photo session is held in 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. Check-in and select dress You can choose either a wedding dress or a colored dress. Getting ready You will have makeup and a hairdo two hours before the photo shoot starts. You do not need to bring your makeup items. Photo session The photo session will be held at spots brimming with traditional Kyoto atmosphere, such as Gion where the tasteful stone pavements stretch out or at an elegant Japanese garden. We can have your photos taken with memorabilia (such as a pair of rings, a stuffed animal) if you would like. Data will be sent to you one month after the photo session. You can have the album in about two months.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$2,058.40
per group
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$2,058.40
per group
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Private Highlights of Kyoto Tour

Private Highlights of Kyoto Tour

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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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$212.49
Price varies by group size
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$212.49
Price varies by group size

Private Car Full Day Tour of Osaka Temples, Gardens and Kofun Tombs

Private Car Full Day Tour of Osaka Temples, Gardens and Kofun Tombs

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Create your own itinerary during this full-day private tour of Osaka. Skip the hassle of traveling in a large tour group—your guide is dedicated to just you and your private party. Visit the kofun tombs, the south of the city, as well as temples and gardens. Private round-trip hotel transportation in a luxury vehicle included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$445.00
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$445.00
per group
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Private Car Day Trip to the Kobe Mountains, Gardens and Hot Springs from Osaka

Private Car Day Trip to the Kobe Mountains, Gardens and Hot Springs from Osaka

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Escape the noise and stress of Osaka with this relaxing private day trip exploring the mountains and hot springs near Kobe. Ride in your private luxury vehicle into this mountain escape, enjoying the views from on top of Mount Rokko, visiting the nearby Kobe Botanical Gardens, and soaking your worries away at Arima Onsen hot springs.
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  • 7 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$430.00
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$430.00
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Kyoto from Osaka: Immersive Arashiyama and Fushimi Inari by Private Vehicle

Kyoto from Osaka: Immersive Arashiyama and Fushimi Inari by Private Vehicle

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Explore the sights of Arashiyama and Fushimi Inari on this full-day, private minivan tour based out of Osaka. In Arashiyama, you'll visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Tenryuji, known for its beautiful architecture, gorgeous classic gardens, and lovely vistas. Then it's on to the world famous bamboo grove. Picture time! Afterwards, we slip away to the quiet, rarefied environs of the Okochi Sanso estate for gardens, architecture, and a matcha tea break too. Much more to see and stroll about in Arashimaya before we head to the awe-inspiring, ever-popular Fushimi Inari, where thousands of red gates ("torii") snake up the mountain. We'll talk about the significance and sites as we make our way up the holy pathway, but it's a private tour, so we only go as high as you want! While not included, we are happy to suggest a lunch stop along the way. This tour can be customized, so do feel free to consult with us if you've something special in mind that we don't cover on the standard tour.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$510.00
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$510.00
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