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With its gleaming gold tiers reflected in the lake below and a backdrop of forests and twisted pines, Kinkaku-ji (the Golden Pavilion) is an enchanting sight. Dating back to the 14th century, the UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of Kyoto’s most popular attractions and among Japan’s most visited temples.

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Kita-ku Kinkaku-ji-cho, Kyoto, 603-8361
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Kyoto One day Trip - Visiting Arashiyama & Kinkakuji , Tea ceremony (option)

Kyoto One day Trip - Visiting Arashiyama & Kinkakuji , Tea ceremony (option)

1200 years ago, Kyoto became the capital of Japan and the Heian period is started where the aristocratic culture was bloomed. Since then, Arashiyama was started to be developped as the village of elegance because the aristocracy has chosen to build their villa and for strolling in this place. It has been only a suburb of the capital, but by the murmur of the stream of Katsuragawa river from the Hozukyo vally, and riches of the nature of all land, the aristocracy were fascinated and they have chosen this place as the most favorable place for building the temples to be concentrated in the stillness. Today, it is one of the best place of Kyoto loved by tourists, where you find today many souvenir shops and cafés, and it is a wonderful place for having many activities which allow the interesting experiences of the culture, and also for finding the beautiful nature of each season and off course, it is a good place for visiting the temples.
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  • 8 hours
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$291.04
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$291.04
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One day tour in Kansai

One day tour in Kansai

You could travel to many spots in our One day-tour. 一日で決まられている時間内に色んな場所にいけます。 Do not need any public transit. Do not need to worry how to take the "Any way". 面倒な交通機関の乗り換えはなし、スッポトに直行します。 There is very kindly guider in the bus to introduce many things about Tour. 添乗員付きで、いつでも安心なサポート受けられます。 Cheap, I think 値段は手頃です。 The tour is begin from Osaka, anywhere you could get on bus in Kyoto station too. 大阪出発ですが、京都駅での乗車も可能です。 京都から大阪まで移動手段としても使えます。
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$52.25
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$52.25

KYOTO & NARA by Minivan Toyota COMMUTER Customize Your Itinerary

KYOTO & NARA by Minivan Toyota COMMUTER Customize Your Itinerary

Private VIP Tour in KYOTO & NARA allows you to “Customize Your Itinerary” to fit your specific travel expectations. You have your own private Minivan Toyota COMMUTER and English speaking driver 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 & NARA >>> 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. ***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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$1,041.83
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$1,041.83
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KYOTO by Toyota ALPHARD 2019 Customize Your Itinerary

KYOTO by Toyota ALPHARD 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 Toyota ALPHARD 2019 and English speaking driver 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. ***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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$852.40
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$852.40
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Full-Day Private Tour of Kyoto with Pick Up

Full-Day Private Tour of Kyoto with Pick Up

This private charter car tour makes it possible for you to visit some of the most iconic venues in Kyoto: Kiyomizu temple, Kinkakuji and Arashiyama, Kyoto Imperial Palace and Heian Shrine. No waiting line for public transportation and no worry about hot and humid weather in summer or cold and windy weather in winter. Your driver guide speaks fluent English and shares useful information with you.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$216.22
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$216.22
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Full-Day Private Guided Tour to Kyoto Palaces and Temples

Full-Day Private Guided Tour to Kyoto Palaces and Temples

Kyoto was the imperial capital of Japan from 794 to 1868. Its first name was “Heian-kyo”, the capital of peace and tranquility. Today, the city has kept its splendor. Imperial, military and religious palaces were built over the century and now crisscross it. It goes without saying and everyone knows it… Kyoto is a must to visit. And here we go!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$231.00
per group
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$231.00
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1-day Kyoto Itinerary for First Timers

1-day Kyoto Itinerary for First Timers

09:00 Meeting at the pickup place (Kyoto) 9:30 Bamboo forest and Tenryuji temple garden. 11:00 Kinkaku-ji temple 12:30 Nijo castle 14:00 Lunch break 15:30 Fushimi Inari shrine 17:00 Kiyomizu-dera temple , old streets of Ninenzaka and Sannenzaka around Kiyomizu-dera 18:00 Gion area and Geisha spotting streets 19:00 Dinner recommendation and tour finish
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$600.00
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$600.00
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KYOTO & OSAKA by Toyota ALPHARD 2019 Customize Your Itinerary

KYOTO & OSAKA by Toyota ALPHARD 2019 Customize Your Itinerary

Private VIP Tour in KYOTO & OSAKA allows you to “Customize Your Itinerary” to fit your specific travel expectations. You have your own private Toyota ALPHARD 2019 and English Speaking Driver 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 & OSAKA>>> 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. ***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 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$852.40
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$852.40
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KYOTO & OSAKA by Minivan Toyota COMMUTER Customize Your Itinerary

KYOTO & OSAKA by Minivan Toyota COMMUTER Customize Your Itinerary

Private VIP Tour in KYOTO & OSAKA allows you to “Customize Your Itinerary” to fit your specific travel expectations. You have your own private Minivan Toyota COMMUTER and English speaking driver 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 & OSAKA>>> 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. ***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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$1,041.83
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$1,041.83
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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
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$134.72
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$134.72
Price varies by group size

10 Must-see Spots in Kyoto One Day Private Tour

10 Must-see Spots in Kyoto One Day Private Tour

If you have only one day in Kyoto and want to see all the top 10 must-see spots of Kyoto, this tour is the best for you. A professional local guide shows you the best, comfortable and convenient way to the spots. And you can enjoy walking along with the beautiful sceneries, paths, and back alleys only the local people know. We use the taxies three times to save your time and energy. This tour is a mixture of public transport and taxis. Thanks to taxis and a friendly local professional guide, you can visit the 10 most famous attractions such as the Fushimi Inari shrine (thousands of Torii gate), Golden Pavilion, Kiyomizu temple (with huge balcony), bamboo forest, Geisha district, and so on. If you check the spots you can visit on this tour, you can notice that all must-see points in Kyoto are included!! Please enjoy the top ten spots with the beautiful stories of your guide. ※We also welcome Japanese who are studying English and want to visit top 10 must-see points in Kyoto.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$315.32
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$315.32
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KYOTO & NARA by Toyota ALPHARD 2019 Customize Your Itinerary

KYOTO & NARA by Toyota ALPHARD 2019 Customize Your Itinerary

Private VIP Tour in KYOTO & NARA allows you to “Customize Your Itinerary” to fit your specific travel expectations. You have your own private Toyota ALPHARD 2019 and english Speaking Driver 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 & NARA >>> 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. ***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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$852.40
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$852.40
per group

Kyoto Custom Half Day Tour

Kyoto Custom Half 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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  • 4 hours
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$136.76
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$136.76
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Savor Four Amazing Spots of Kyoto & Nara in One Day Tour

Savor Four Amazing Spots of Kyoto & Nara in One Day Tour

Japan with its gentle people has a long and rich history, but at the same time it is famous for its new technologies. To better understand this unique country and enjoy your trip much more,knowing Japanese history and culture is essential. Kyoto and Nara, the glorious former two capital cities, are the best places to touch and learn cultural things in Japan. This tour is a luxurious one in which you will experience four amazing spots that represent Kyoto and Nara in one day! Our knowledgeable and passionate local guide will accompany you and enhance your unparalleled experience. At the end of this tour, your understanding of Japan will be a far cry deeper so that you will be able to enjoy your trip to Japan much more than expected. One more thing. As you start early in the morning, you will enjoy quiet inspiring Bamboo Forest before other tourists rush in!
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$166.67
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$166.67
Price varies by group size

KYOTO & OSAKA by Coaster/Microbus Customize Your Itinerary

KYOTO & OSAKA by Coaster/Microbus Customize Your Itinerary

Private VIP Tour in KYOTO & OSAKA allows you to “Customize Your Itinerary” to fit your specific travel expectations. You have your own private Toyota COASTER/MICROBUS and English speaking driver 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 & OSAKA>>> 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. ***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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$1,515.38
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$1,515.38
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Free Choice of Itineraries Kyoto Private Tour

Free Choice of Itineraries Kyoto Private Tour

This is a guided private custom Kyoto tour using by chartered taxi. Pick up at a hotel in Kyoto city. For the tour destination, choose four places where you are interested in Kyoto from the list below for your tour! Karesansui Rock Garden, Arashiyama Bamboo Groves, Togetsu Bridge, Kinkakuji Temple,Tenryuji Temple, Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine, Kiyomizu Temple, Nijo Castle, Kyoto Imperial Palace, Sanjusangendo. Enjoy the ancient temples , shrines and wonderful bamboo groves with historical explanations by professional guides. You will receive an email after booking your tour from this web page. Please reply to the email with the 4 tourist sites you want to visit. The price for the displayed tour does not include the charter car fares. The fares is 55000 yen on average. However, it changes with the parking lot and toll road to use on the day. Charter fares will be charged on the day of the tour. For details of the tour, you can look at inclusions excursions section of this web page.
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  • 8 hours
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$208.37
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$208.37
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