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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$248/ per group
    Yoshihisa T.
    4.95(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$188/ per group
    Toshiyo O.
    4.62(159) 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 and an in-house interpreter for more than fourteen years made me a bonna-fide professional guide in one of the most popular travel destinations around the globe.

    FROM$495/ per group
    Ai A.
    4.80(20) reviews

    Very Special 1day Kyoto Tour just for You

    Kyoto
    8 hours

    Kyoto had been the capital of Japan for 1000 years and has many temples and shrines to visit. You can choose and visit a few? several? popular places as you like. (Please choose a few places among the following sightseeing spots. If you have any other preferable spots, please let me know. I'll guide you as many places as possible. Please note that some places are located in a little far away and it may need some time to go and come back.

    FROM$240/ per group
    Tomoe S.
    4.91(43) reviews

    Kyoto Day Trip Tours

    Kyoto Unique Experience Tours

    Your very own Kyoto Tour!

    Kyoto
    7 hours 30 min

    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$488/ per group
    Masaki M.
    4.98(130) reviews

    Koto Lesson in Nijo,Kyoto

    Kyoto
    1 hour 30 min

    Let's learn Japanese instrument Koto at cozy Kyo-machiya house! Koto, Japanese traditional instrument, seems difficult to play and try for beginners. However, at Soushunan, the lesson by the professional instructor enables you to play one song in 80min.

    FROM$50/ per person
    Harumi S.
    5.00(1) reviews

    Nishiki Market & Gion District including Yasaka

    Kyoto
    4 hours

    Let's walk around Nishiki Market and Gion District, including Yasaka Shrine & Kenninji Temple. Nishiki Market is 6 block long and offers you dellcious food in Kyto, and at Gion District,you realize traditional wooden houses of Geisha houses, restaurants. Yasaka is Guardian Shrine of Gion and Kenninji temple offers several beautiful gardens and cultural assets.

    FROM$128/ per group
    Eric T.
    4.86(35) reviews

    Japanese Home Cooking experience with Keiko

    Kyoto
    3 hours

    Keiko, a cooking instructor can provide Japanese home cooking lesson at Keiko's real Japanese home kitchen or a rental kitchen.I offer various menu from which you can please choose. Those ranges from Kawaii (cute)Bento Box , Sushi-making, to seasonal cooking.

    FROM$53/ per person
    Keiko U.
    5.00(2) reviews

    Kyoto Nature & Outdoor Tours

    Be a Monkey Experience

    Kyoto
    5 hours

    Tired of big cities and historic sites? Then how about surrounding yourself with wild monkeys in a beautiful mountain? In this monkey mountain, you can enjoy monkeys right beside you with no cages!! They would casually walk right by you. It takes about 15-20min. walking to get to the top of the mountain, where you can feed monkeys and enjoy the breathtaking view. There's no place like Monkey Mountain on Earth!! Beside the mountain, you can enjoy the famous Bamboo Forest and Togetsu Bridge!

    FROM$349/ per group
    Masaki M.
    4.98(130) reviews

    Arashiyama Sagano Bamboo Forest

    Kyoto
    8 hours

    I would like to take you to Arashiyama Sagano such as bamboo forest, Nonomiya Shrine, Tenryuji Temple, Nison-in, Gionji and the like. I'm sure you ca...

    FROM$230/ per group
    Hideo Y.
    4.44(113) reviews

    One Day Tour with the Magnificent View in Saga Arashiyama

    Kyoto
    8 hours

    Saga Arashiyama is located in the northwest of Kyoto city, which was an ancient capital of Japan. It is famous for its scenic beauty. There are many picturesque places such as bamboo groves, mountain ranges, bridges, rivers, historical temples and shrines , scenic trains, and a 'Kimono Forest'. On this tour we will walk down the mountainside, visit some peaceful temples, see the beautiful bamboo groves and attractive gifts (pottery, cocoon dolls, handmade bamboo products) there.

    FROM$165/ per group
    Atsuko T.

    Arashiyama Best Spot for Cherry Blossoms and Autumn Leaves

    Kyoto
    8 hours

    Kyoto was the ancient capital of Japan from 794 over one thousand years. I would like to introduce you Arashiyama, Ninnaji Temple , Hirano Shrine and...

    FROM$230/ per group
    Hideo Y.
    4.44(113) 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$225/ per group
    Masaki H.
    4.91(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$375/ per group
    Shin Y.
    4.96(57) 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$158/ per group
    Yoshiharu K.
    3.83(6) reviews

    Kyoto Hiking tour Fushimi Inari to sanjusangen-do

    Kyoto
    5 hours

    Fushimi Inari Shrine, famous for many torii gates like an orange tunnel. But most tourists just visit only the entrance. I would like to show you the deep inside of Fushimi Inari Shrine through tunnel and take you to the top of mountain. From Inari mountain, we will walk a part of “Higashiyama trail” hiking course, then we will visit the family temple of imperial house and Sanjusangen-do temple.

    FROM$150/ per group
    Koichi W.
    4.91(32) reviews

    Kyoto Art, Culture, & Historical 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$306/ per group
    Kashima H.
    4.57(53) reviews

    Extra Day in Kyoto: Explore Ancient Capital

    Kyoto
    2 hours 30 min

    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$53/ per group
    Rick I.
    4.83(46) 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$188/ per group
    Tomoe S.
    4.91(43) reviews

    Geisya Districts, the Present and the Past (Shimabara)

    Kyoto
    4 hours

    Shimabara is the another Geisya District, originated from 400 years ago Simabara Tayu was the highest -rank state-admitted courtesan, who served to nobilities. Gion is the district of high-class entertainment currently from old days. Both are the high class entertainment districts, they keep their own social status, the Present and the Past.

    FROM$128/ per group
    Eric T.
    4.86(35) reviews

    Day Trips from Kyoto

    Private Tours in Kyoto

    Travel like a real local. With our lineup of varied tours we want to help you customize and realize your ideal tour in Kyoto. Our guides can arrange for you to visit areas specific to your interests, so there will be no filler in the itinerary! Browse all the tours we offer in Kyoto, and find the perfect one for you. The tours come in a variety of categories and lengths, so chances are you will be able to find the tour for you. Looking for something you couldn’t find in our lineup? Go ahead and send a message to one of the guides, they will create your tour for you! Teaming up with a local guide and getting their help in planning the itinerary is the smart way to travel, so let them sort everything out for you.