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    Kyoto Highlights Tours

    My Favorite Golden Route: Kyoto One-day Tour

    Kyoto
    8 hours

    This tour is designed for those who would like to visit major scenic sites in Kyoto and off-the-beaten spots as well in a single day. The route is the one that has been favored and admired by many of my guests for the past few years. The itinerary mainly consists of three areas; Kitayama, Arashiyama and Fushimi areas. You will surely have unforgettable memories through the tour with me.

    FROM$303/ per group
    Yoshihisa T.
    (97) reviews

    6hour Kyoto exciting private tour

    Kyoto
    6 hours

    概要 You can experience both temples and shrines as well as visit beautiful Japanese bamboo grove and gardens. With my help, you will be able to understand Japanese culture and food. I will take you to these places by public transportation. Such transportation costs about 1000yen for 1 day. It is your own tour. You can stay in the place you like as long as you want to, taking pictures and enjoying

    FROM$196/ per group
    Toshiyo O.
    (156) reviews

    Kyoto One Day Highlights

    Kyoto
    8 hours

    In this tour I will show you the most popular spots in Kyoto in 8 hours. Following is a sample itinerary including 2 temples with beautiful gardens, 1 Shinto shrine and Nishiki Market at the end of the day. Let's wander around Japan's most traditional city!

    FROM$299/ per group
    Mari N.
    (122) reviews

    Kaleidoscopic Kyoto w/Award-winning Photographer

    Kyoto
    6 hours

    Ancient Artistic Kyoto Highlights Tour! An award-winning + a magazine-cover photographer & an MBA graduate who majored in tourism & hospitality management at Kyoto University will guide you to iconic places+the off-the-beaten tracks to take fantastic pictures. Knowing the city as a local student for twelve years made me a bonna-fide professional guide in one of the most attractive capitals around the globe.

    FROM$735/ per group
    Ai A.
    (20) reviews

    Kyoto Unique Experience Tours

    Your very own Kyoto Tour!

    Kyoto
    7.5 hours

    This tour is the one and only for you. Kyoto was an ancient capital of Japan for over 1200 years. Embedded in centuries of history and culture, it offers too much to see in one visit. Here the ancient world is integrated with the modern. The phenomenal concentration of history and legend coexists with an equally phenomenal concentration of people busily going about their everyday life. Please tell me your interest, and I will make an itinerary exclusively for you!

    FROM$406/ per group
    Masaki M.
    (130) reviews

    Guided tour and memorable Photo shooting in Kyoto

    Kyoto
    7.5 hours

    I would like to introduce you Highlights of Kyoto city with my authentic portrait lens equipped camera.I will send you memorable shoots during the tour via TripleLights mail system.

    FROM$266/ per group
    Koichi T.
    (19) reviews

    Visiting the Sites of Hidden Legend and Devildom in Kyoto

    Kyoto
    6 hours

    Kyoto has many legends. I'd like to show you a couple of Shrines. Abeno Seimei, a yin-yang master, told pros and cons of official functions of Imperial Court. Wake-no-Kiyomaro was saved by wild boars, so the divine messenger of the Goo shrine is a boar. Near Gion area, there are some temples that have the boundary between life and afterlife. I'd like to show you those temples.

    FROM$216/ per group
    Hideo Y.
    (112) reviews

    Your very own Kyoto Tour! (Nov.15th - Nov.30th)

    Kyoto
    7.5 hours

    This tour is the one and only for you. Kyoto was an ancient capital of Japan for over 1200 years. Embedded in centuries of history and culture, it offers too much to see in one visit. Here the ancient world is integrated with the modern. The phenomenal concentration of history and legend coexists with an equally phenomenal concentration of people busily going about their everyday life. Please tell me your interest, and I will make an itinerary exclusively for you!

    FROM$609/ per group
    Masaki M.
    (130) reviews

    Kyoto Off the Beaten Path Tours

    Kyoto Westside Story : Walk Samurai Roads with History Guide

    Kyoto
    8 hours

    Kyoto is a very attractive city even for Japanese people. It's no exaggeration to say that the essence of Japan is here in Kyoto. For a person who specializes in history, this city is like a treasure house. Of course you go around beautiful spots but you also learn a lot about Japanese culture and history. Walking around Gion in the early evening may be a lot of fun.

    FROM$276/ per group
    Masaki H.
    (64) reviews

    Kyoto off-the-beaten-path tour

    Kyoto
    10 hours

    If you have been to Kyoto many times and when your get tired with famous but busiest situation there, this tour surely make you find a new face of Kyoto. There are many wonderful off the beaten tracks for you. This menu is focusing on the eastern part, called Rakuto, facing Mt. Daimonji and its foot places. Why don't we explore the nice hidden spots nearby my villa ?

    FROM$459/ per group
    Shin Y.
    (57) reviews

    Fushimi & Uji memorable tour

    Kyoto
    7 hours

    This tour takes you to the two areas, Fushimi and Uji. Both are a little away from central Kyoto and have the specific atmosphere that makes you feel comfortable. Please enjoy another Kyoto with classical boat riding in Fushimi, visiting Byodoin temple and strolling the front street (Omotesanndo) in Uji, etc.

    FROM$262/ per group
    Rick I.
    (46) reviews

    [Ichijou street] Hanging around east-west street in Kyoto

    Kyoto
    5 hours

    There are many old streets in old capital Kyoto area. I design a walking tour set of 31 streets.You can see the true Kyoto in this tour which is not in tourism like 30 years ago.In some streets, You could see traditional dying shops for Yuzen which is a traditional dyeing Kimono method of Kyoto.You can visit some of the shops and I will interpret between the shop owner and you.

    FROM$193/ per group
    Yoshiharu K.
    (6) reviews

    Kyoto Art & Culture Tours

    Kyoto Arashiyama tour of traditional and entertainment spots

    Kyoto
    10 hours

    This tour include Arashiyama one of the time-honored travel destinations located on the western outskirs of Kyoto, offering a breathtaking panorama of serene Mt.Arashiyama, Togetsukyo and featuring wide variety of tourist attractions ranging from Tenryu-ji Temple, spectacular bamboo groves ,Mt. Iwata Monkey Park to Arashiyama town strolling, shopping and most consumed local sweets tasting.

    FROM$374/ per group
    Kashima H.
    (53) reviews

    Visiting temples and tea ceremony experience in East Kyoto

    Kyoto
    6 hours

    This tour is based on 'A Wonderful Half Day in Kyoto (East Kyoto). You can visit Sanjyusangendo Temple, Kiyomizudera Temple and Kenninji Temple. You can also enjoy tea ceremony experience.

    FROM$196/ per group
    Tomoe S.
    (43) reviews

    Extra Day in Kyoto: Explore Ancient Capital

    Kyoto
    2.5 hours

    This tour visits Kyoto Heian Capital museum to see the elaborate display of Heian Capital replica around 8th to 12th century including relics around the museum.(Option) Visit the relic of wall which was surrounding Kyoto Capital called Odoi. This is another important relic in Kyoto history. Recommended to the history lovers or time travel lovers !

    FROM$65/ per group
    Rick I.
    (46) reviews

    Kyoto Fushimi Inari・Tohfuku-ji Temple・Phoenix Hall

    Kyoto
    8 hours

    In this tour, you will visit Tofuku-ji Temple and Fushimi Inari Shrine in the Southern part of Kyoto city. And then, you will go to Uji city. Uji city is famous for the production of Green Tea and its scenic beauty. You are able to attend a tea ceremony at a Tea House, near Uji river.

    FROM$276/ per group
    Toshi M.
    (34) reviews

    Day Trips from Kyoto