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A Wonderful Half Day in Kyoto (South-east Kyoto) 4h

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This tour is recommended for the first timers to Kyoto. Kyoto had been the capital of Japan for 1000 years and has many old temples and shrines to visit. In this tour, you can visit the most popular sightseeing spot for travelors from abroad and the temple which is very famous for its beautiful garden.

Kyoto Tour Guide - Tomoe S.
Tomoe S.
4.93 / 5
(106 reviews)
08:30 AM

Meeting Point

At your hotel (lobby)(in Kyoto)

Tofukuji Temple

This temple was built in the 13th century and was one of the 'Five most important Zen temples in Kyoto'. This temple is so famous for its colored maple leaves in autumn (the view from 'Tsutenkyo Bridge is so famous!), however, this temple also has some beautiful Zen gardens. You can have the quiet, and peaceful time here.

It may be interesting for you to see the toilet of long time ago.

Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine: You can walk under 10000 vermillion torii gates tunnel.

You can walk under 10000 vermillion torii gates tunnel standing closely each other. In the movie, 'SAYURI (Memories of a Geisha)', a little girl (main character) runs under these torii gates.

This place is so popular among many people from all over the world and is always crowded with so many people. It's difficult to take good pictures, however, I will take good ones of you here. Leave it to me!!

A secret place which is my favorite place in Kyoto...

We will visit one more place, a rock garden, which I like to visit and spend some time in Kyoto.There are not so many people visiting here, and you can sit in front of the rock garden and enjoy the quiet and peaceful time.

Ending Point

This tour ends at Inari Station (JR) or Fushimi Inari Station (Keihan), however, I will give you some advice, where to have lunch around Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine, how to go back to your hotel, and so on.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

Guide fee, hotel pick up in Kyoto area

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What‘s not included

Transportation fee (you and your guide)

Entrance fee : Tofukuji Temple, 400 Japanese yen

garden, 400 Japanese yen

another garden, 300 Japanese yen

Tour Important Information

Please note that we will use public transportation.

Important message from the guide

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If you book me early, I can exchange mails with you many times to know what you want to do in details, collect information and prepare a lot for your plan. Please don't hesitate to ask me anything in advance.

I can guide you in the morning almost every day.(from 8:30 or 9:00 AM till 13:00 or 13:30PM)

This year, in case of the full day tour, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, are available.


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Kyoto Tour Reviews

Kyoto Day Tour with Tomoe

We thoroughly enjoyed our time with Tomoe! We couldn't have visited all those places she took us to alone. Our tour included riding on trains, a bus, and a taxi. It was nice to see how locals travel, and a more rewarding experience than getting off and on a tour bus. Tomoe was knowledgeable about all the sites and was easy to talk to. It was like being on a tour with a family member. Tomoe was approachable and genuinely cared about us having a good time. I highly recommend booking a tour with Tomoe! We look forward to seeing her again on our next trip to Japan!

Lisa O.

Dear Lisa, Thank you very much for your wonderful review. I'm very glad to hear that you enjoyed visiting places in Kyoto with me, and saying 'It was like being on a tour with a family member.' I had such a wonderful time with you, really nice family. I do hope that I can see you again! Thank you very much for booking me as your guide. TOMOE

Amazing tour of Kyoto

We arranged for our tour guide TOMOE before we left the Uk and the communication with TOMOE was excellent in planning what we wished to see. Meeting her was simple and we could not have wished for a more charming and knowledgeable guide. The day was planned to perfection and certainly made our day in Kyoto one of the high lights of our trip to Japan. I would thoroughly recommend TOMOE to anyone wishing for a guide whilst Japan.

Graham H.

Dear Graham, Thank you very much for your warmhearted review! I'm happy that you found me, booked me, and visited Kyoto from Osaka Port. You are such nice people, and I enjoyed talking with you so much. I wish I had more time with you. I hope that I can see you again. Thank you very much for booking me as your guide. TOMOE

Excellent guide with great personality!

I would have like to have Tomoe as our guide for 3 days, but unfortunately she was only available for our first day in Kyoto. We figured out our itinerary based on what I wanted to see in Kyoto, and Tomoe was very flexible in making changes so that I was happy with it. She also gave me a lot of tips about several services available, and places to see without her. Because we had exchanged many messages, I felt that I already knew her, and I really enjoyed her company and her winning personality. Thank you so much, Tomoe, for a great day in Kyoto!

Kelly  J.

Dear Kelly, Thank you very much for your warmhearted review! I'm very sorry that I was not able to be with you for more 2 days, however, I had such a wonderful day with you, a really nice couple, in Kyoto! I miss you so much! Thank you very much for booking me as your guide. TOMOE

$120/ per group

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