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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
From
$776.62
per group
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$776.62
per group

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
  • Taking safety measures
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$93.19
Price varies by group size
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$93.19
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

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

Kyoto Food & Culture Half-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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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$93.19
Price varies by group size
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$93.19
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Kyoto Full-Day Private Tour (Osaka departure) with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Kyoto Full-Day Private Tour (Osaka departure) with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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If you are staying in Osaka but would like to take some time out to enjoy some sights outside the big city, then this Kyoto tour is for you! Our nationally-licensed, experienced multilingual guides will help you efficiently spend a full-day, six-hour tour exploring Kyoto, introducing both modern and traditional sides of this dynamic and ancient city. Your guide will pick you up at your hotel in Osaka, or anywhere else at your convenience, and will take you to a number of Kyoto's famous spots. Let us know what you would like to experience and we will arrange 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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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$129.44
Price varies by group size
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$129.44
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

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
  • Taking safety measures
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$144.97
Price varies by group size
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$144.97
Price varies by group size
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$93.19
Price varies by group size
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$93.19
Price varies by group size
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Osaka Full-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Osaka Full-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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Enjoy an efficient, full-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 six-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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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$129.44
Price varies by group size
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$129.44
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Osaka Off the Beaten Path Full-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Osaka Off the Beaten Path Full-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

This value-packed trip with a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide is a fantastic and efficient way to explore off the beaten areas in Osaka! We would like to introduce some of the best nostalgic neighborhood locations. If you want to experience the local life and enjoy the nostalgic warm feelings, these backstreets of Shinsekai, Tenjimbashi-suji, Ameyoko and Koreantown are totally recommended to visit while your stay in Osaka. You can walk with English speaking guide and enjoy some foods and drinks on the way! Let us know what you would like to experience, and your guide will arrange a six-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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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$123.12
Price varies by group size
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$123.12
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
  • Taking safety measures
From
$123.12
Price varies by group size
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$123.12
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

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
From
$858.71
per group
From
$858.71
per group

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
From
$770.31
per group
From
$770.31
per group
Taking safety measures

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
From
$688.23
per group
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$688.23
per group
Taking safety measures

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
From
$751.37
per group
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$751.37
per group
Taking safety measures

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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$116.23
From
$116.23
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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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$100.47
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$100.47
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Full-Day Guided Cultural Tour of Hyogo Top Sights from Osaka

Full-Day Guided Cultural Tour of Hyogo Top Sights from Osaka

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, Kokoen Garden, Arima Onsen and Kobe Harborland.
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  • 9 hours 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.47
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$100.47

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
From
$90.71
From
$90.71
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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
From
$55.39
Price varies by group size
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$55.39
Price varies by group size
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Kumano Kodo walking tour 3 days

Kumano Kodo walking tour 3 days

Not far away from the urban jungle that is Osaka and the old capital Kyoto, is the Kii Peninsula and its famous pilgrimage : the Kumanokodo. On those trails once perambulated by the Imperial family, you will find 3 of the most important Japanese sanctuaries called "Kumano Sanzan". Through beautiful forests, follow the ojis, the religious statues found along the way which will guide you on this spiritual journey.
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  • 4 days
From
$1,038.60
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$1,038.60

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
From
$393.99
From
$393.99

Osaka Wonder Loop Bus

Osaka Wonder Loop Bus

Ride as much as you like for one or two days! Bus stops at 14 locations around Osaka! Stops at Osaka Castle, Umeda, Namba, Abeno Harukas and other convenient places in the city.
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  • 10 hours
From
$26.08
From
$26.08

Ramen Making experience on the train (Ramen Express)

Ramen Making experience on the train (Ramen Express)

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Make your original Ramen on the train! (Maximum participant 25people) You will make noodles on a chartered train. This train connects between Shijo-omiya station and Arashiyama station. You will get in the train starting from Shijo-omiya and wear a headscarf and apron. As soon as the train runs, your experience starts. Mix, knead flour and punch then cut the dough with a noodle machine. When arriving at Arashiyama station, boil the noodle, add the soup, put on the toppings then eat it on the train. This is absolutely a memorable and fun experience. After the experience you can enjoy sight seeing in Arashiyama.(no guided) 
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  • 4 hours
From
$2,071.00
per group
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$2,071.00
per group

Nishiki Market tour and Ramen Making

Nishiki Market tour and Ramen Making

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In this tour, we will take you to the “Kitchen of Kyoto”; Nishiki Market (錦市場). We will buy a lot of ingredients for you to make ramen! The reservation can be made from group of 2 to 8. The price includes round trip taxi fares, ingredients bought in the market and guiding fee.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$144.97
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$144.97

Daisuki Kyoto Half-Day Drive Cruising City Tour

Daisuki Kyoto Half-Day Drive Cruising City Tour

Drive cruising comfortably to visit four of Tokyo's popular sightseeing spots on this half-day city tour with a driver. This is a great introduction to the city. We specially designed the pick-up time starts from 9 am onwards, not too early not too late to enjoy the city tour. Drive through Major spots of Central Kyoto City* Please select 1 place to visit from item 1, 2 and 3. 1 (a) Nishi Honganji Temple (b) Higashi Honganji Temple 2 (a) Ginkakuji (b) Kinkakuji 3 (a) Kiyomizu Temple (b) Nishiki Local Market Note: Admission is not included, if admission necessary, guest have to pay on their own. <<
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$141.84
Price varies by group size
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$141.84
Price varies by group size
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