KYOTO : Must-see in historical city

Highlights

Hide Y.

Kyoto
English
8 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 4 people

Kyoto had been the capital of Japan for 1,100 yeas and so many historical places are preserved. You will visit some of them. On top of taking beautiful photos, you can learn how to purify yourself and pray at Fushimi-Inari Shinto Shrine and feel busy atmosphere of long-time continued food market at Nishiki. I can customize as you like by changing some destinations. Let's have a memorable day in Kyoto with Hide.

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

At your hotel in Kyoto

10:00 Kinkakuji ; Zen temple (World cultural heritage site, Pavilion covered in gold)

12:00 Nishiki Market ; Fresh food market street with busy atmosphere (Walk & taste, Lunch here)

14:00 Nijojo ; Nijo-Castle (World cultural heritage site, Former Kyoto residence of the shogun)

15:30 Fushimi-Inari ; Shinto shrine (Thousands of vermilion Torii gates)

Ending Point

At your hotel or final destination

What to Expect

Visit the most popular tourists' destinations in Kyoto

;Temple, Shrine, Castle

Learn how to purify yourself and pray at Temple or Shrine

Feel busy atmosphere in fresh food market

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up (within Kyoto city), transportation fee for guide

What‘s not included

transportation fee for you (approx. 2,000JPY/person), entrance fee for you (approx. 1,500JPY/person), lunch for you and guide (approx. 2,000 - 4,000JPY/person)

Important Information

Nijojo ; closed on designated days (Not many)

Most of the food shop at Nishiki Market ; closed on Wednesday

Need to carry JPY cash for transportation fee and entrance fee

Requested to take off shoes at Nijojo

Requested to follow local rule in Kyoto or each place

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time
$277/ per group

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