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Early Bird Half Day Tour in Eastern Part of Kyoto

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Shall we explore some of the most popular sightseeing destinations in Kyoto while most tourists are preparing for their tour? On this tour, we first visit Kiyomizudera Buddhist temple to avoid busy tourists. And then, walk down to Gion Geisha Town through Ninenzaka/Sannenzaka worshiper's path of the temple which is designated as a historical preserved area for its beautiful townscape. Then we are going to famous Fushimi Inari Shrine or Sanjusangen-do temple. Beat the crowds!

Kyoto Tour Guide - Koichi W.
Koichi W.
4.94 / 5
(51 reviews)
06:30 AM

Meeting Point

At your hotel

07:00 AM

JR Kyoto Station or at your hotel

Meet you at the gate of JR Kyoto station or at your hotel

07:30 AM

Kiyomizudera Temple

We are heading to Kiyomizudera Temple, one of the most famous Buddhist temples in Kyoto.

Admission:500JPY/P

08:30 AM

Walking through Ninenzaka and Sannenzaka

After visiting the Kiyomizudera temple, we are walking down the worshiper's path of the temple called Ninenzaka/Sannenzaka, historical preserved area, to Gion Geisha town.

09:00 AM

Exploring Gion Geisha Town walking through Yasui Konpira Shrine

Let's walk around and explore Gion Geisha town in calm atmosphere in the morning.

10:00 AM

Fushimi-Inari Shrine (or Sanjusangen-do temple)

From Gion-Shijo station to Inari, we are taking Keihan Railway. Fushimi inari is the one of the oldest Shito shrines and the most popular sightseeing spot in Kyoto. It is famous for many orange-color Torii gates just like a tunnel.

Admission:Free

11:10 AM

Sanjusangendo Temple

Fom Fushimi-Inari, we take Keihan train and go to Sanjusangendo, which is famous for 1001 statues of Kannon Bodhisattva and as a venue of "Toshiya" Archery contest.

12:00 PM

See you off at Kyoto Station or Shijo-Kawaramachi Downtown Kyoto near Nishiki food market

I would like to drop you at the places you like for lunch.

Ending Point

At JR Kyoto Station or downown Kyoto near Nishiki food market

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

Guide fee, Guide's transportation and admission fees

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Your transportation and admission fees, other personal expenses

Tour Important Information

Time for lunch is not included in this tour.

Estimated local cost would be around 1800 yen per person

>Admission fee:1000 yen per person

-Sanjusangen-do : 600 yen per person

-Kiyomizudera : 400 yen per person

>Train fare : 760 yen per person

>Bus fare : 230 yen per person

-If you take a taxi , the fare would be around 460 yen to 3000 yen per cab instead of bus fare. *Most cabs can accommodate up to 4 passengers including me.

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I usually use public transportation systems such as trains, buses, taxi, and so on.

I like outdoor activities. If you would like to do hiking, cycling etc., please feel free to ask me in advance.

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Kyoto Tour Reviews

Hike in a magical forest

We had an incredible experience hiking with Koichi in the mountains. The hike is interspersed by visiting shrines, ringing ancient bell and catching sight of beautiful sights. Koichi is a knowledgeable and attentive guide. He took his time to show us places not included in our itinerary. He noticed that our children got hungry toward the end of the trip and bought them snacks and drinks. He went above and beyond to make our tour pleasant and informative. We hope to see him again on our next trip to Japan. Thank you, Koichi for a wonderful day!

Svetlana L.

Thank you so much for such a great review and comment. I am very happy to have met such a wonderful family like yours. It was a short but pleasant time. I look forward to seeing you again in Kyoto and in my home town, Shiga too. Let's have a drink (fresh sake and beer?) together next time. Koichi

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Oz C.

5 / 5
May 30, 2024

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Highlight of our Tokyo tour

Spent a wonderful couple of days with Koichi. He was beyond wonderful. Attentive to every detail engaging, informative and kind. Opened our eyes to Japanese culture and food. Could not think of a better experience. Highly highly recommended.

Oz C.

Hi! Oz san, Thank you for giving me such a wonderful comment. I appreciate the oppotunity to be with you and your wonderful family. Please come back to Japan and Kyoto again at your leisure. Next time, I would be happy if you could come to my home town Shiga, where Lake Biwa is located. I hope to see you again in the near future. Koichi

Day in Osaka

Koichi is very charismatic and enthusiastic Guide. He changed our itinerary to accommodate our wishes. We had a wonderful day together.

Svetlana I.

Hi! Lana san, Thank you for using my guiding srvice this time and giving me such a nice review. Arigato very much!! I hope to see you and your lovely friends in th near future. Please enjoy the rest of your journey!! Koichi

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