Everybody's favorite !! Kyoto Tour !!

Yuriko Y.

4.14(7) reviews
6 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 5 people

Please pick 3 or 4 places from the highlight.

And I would happily take you to as many places as possible at very reasonable price.

Finally, I am willing to welcome one person.


Check out what we are going to do.
Feel free to personalize this offer.

Meeting Point

At convenient place for you

Please pick 3 or 4 places from the following places.

Fushimi Inari Shrine (10,000 torii gates )

Kinkakuji Temple ( Golden Pavilion, spectacular Japanese garden )

Arashiyama ( bamboo forest , Tenryuji Temple, Togetsu-Kyo bridge etc... )

Sanjusangen-Do ( forest of Buddha !! )

Ryoanji Temple ( mysterious rock garden with 15 placed stones. )

NIJO CASTLE ( grandiose palace and gorgeous garden )

Gion district ( the are where you can feel the authenic Japan )

Nishiki Market ( Kyoto's kitchen ! )

Kiyomizudera-Temple area

Ending Point

At convenience places for you

What to Expect

In this tour, you can make your own itinerary. I would like you to pick 3 or 4 places from the high light.

But if you want to visit other places that is not included in the highlight, please feel free to ask me.

I would happily tailor the tour to your needs.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee

What‘s not included

transportation fee ( you and guide )

lunch (about ¥500~1000 )

entrance fee ---- Kinkakuji Temple (¥400 ) Ryoannji-Temple (¥500 ) Sanjusangen-Do (¥600 )

hotel pick-up (¥2000 )

Important Information

Buses conveniently stop right at tourist sites, but during the peak seasons , they get very crowded. So I suggest we use the subway or take a taxi. That will take us to our destinations more smoothly.

We will use public transportation. i recommend buying One-Day Pass of Kyoto City Bus.

And please wear comfortable shoes.

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



Nurul lidya Z.

Dec 27, 2019

Night in Gion

Yuriko was a very nice and knowledgeable guide. She explained the history of geishas in Gion very well. My mother and I enjoyed our one hour with her.

Yuriko Y.

Dear NuruI Thank you very much for your review. I was so happy to have an opportunity to introduce history of maiko and geisha to both of you. Many thanks for having me as your guide. I hope to see you and your Mom again. Best regards Yuriko


Lisa H.

Nov 22, 2019

Arashiyama day trip

I had a wonderful day with Yuriko-san touring Arashiyama. We enjoyed a beautiful boat ride, delicious lunch and exciting rickshaw ride. Thank you so much for a wonderful time!

Yuriko Y.

Dear Lisa-san I can't thank you enough for your prompt and kind review. I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed the Arashiyama day trip. I also had a lot of fun sharing a wonderful time with you ! Many thanks for having me as your guide. The time I spent with you will be in my heart forever. Please take good care of yourself and I truely hope to see you again. Best regards Yuriko


Susan M.

Apr 25, 2019

A great walk through Southern Higashiyama in Kyoto

Highly recommend hiring Yuriko as a private tour guide! Working within a time constraint and unsure of how best to manage our expectations (with so little time and so much to see), Yuriko patiently helped us plan a perfect 1/2 day tour prior to our arrival. We were able to see the sights most important to us and move at our own pace. Yuriko used her teaching skills to fill in the blanks, keep us on track, show us some areas of interest away from the crowds and ultimately get us to our final destination on time! It was a wonderful, enlightening day full of memories we will forever cherish! Thanks again Yuriko!

Yuriko Y.

Dear Susan Thank you very much for your kind review ! It was a great honor to show you around beautiful Kyoto. I was impressed with the fact that you had a deep interest and respect for Japanese culture. We had such a wonderful time walking down stone-paved streets and talking about so many topics !! Thanks again for choosing me as your guide. That was a memorable 1/2 day I would never forget. Many thanks Yuriko


Matthew L.

Apr 8, 2019

Interesting Day

Had an interesting day at Arayashima Bamboo Forest / Kiyomizu Dera Temple and Gion District

Yuriko Y.

Dear Matthew It was an honor to spend a wonderful time with you and your wife. Thank you very much and I really appreciate it. I hope you will come back to Kyoto. Sincerely Yuriko

$140/ per person

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