Highlight of Kyoto

Miwako O.

5.00(2) reviews
English, Japanese (Native)
8 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 3 people

Exporing the highlight of Kyoto! I pick up the most popular tourist destinations in Kyoto. Shall we enjoy the extensive one-day trip in Kyoto?


Check out what we are going to do.
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Meeting Point

At your hotel in Kyoto

Kinkakuji temple

Gion area


Tower of Yasaka

Sannenzaka and Ninenzaka

Kiyomizu temple

Fushimi Inari grand shrine

Ending Point

At your hotel in Kyoto or the final destination

What to Expect

You can expect as follows,

・Kinkakuji temple

The golden shining pavilion never fails to catch your heart!

・Gion area

Maiko and Geisha’s area as well as entertainment area lining with shops providing traditional goods and souvenirs. .


Please guess what kind of animal the mysterious mascots are?

・Tower of Yasaka

A landmark tower of Gion area. Just looking from the outside.

・Sannenzaka and Ninenzaka

famous and popular slopes.

・Kiyomizu temple

On the stage of Kiyomizu you see a panoramic view of Kyoto! I’ll tell you why the veranda of Kiyomizu was constructed on the cliff.

・Fushimi Inari grand shrine

You can walk through a mysterious tunnel made up of more than 10,000 red Torii gates!

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee

Hotel pick-up in Kyoto

What‘s not included

Transportation fee (you and guide), meal fee, and entrance fee.

Important Information

* Before booking my tour, please give me your details a week of the tour in advance.

*This tour is not covered by insurance. Please take part in this tour at your own risk.

*At some places including shrines, temples and so on, only Japanese currency is available. I recommend you will have Japanese currency before the tour starts.

*To save time and energy we might get on a taxi on the way. Please be informed that you will pay the taxi fee. For example, between Kiyomizuzaka and Kiyomizugojyo station it costs about 800 yen.

*As for the final destination of Fushimi Inari grand shrine, we go up to Okusha Hohaisho at the end of Senbon Torii gate. Could you please decide whether I drop you off at your hotel or we finish the tour and you are very welcome to walk around the site by yourself.

*Entrance fee at Kinkakuji temple is 400 yen for adult.

Kiyomizu temple is 400 yen for adult.

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



Nga D.

Nov 12, 2019

Knowledgeable, kind and patient Tour Guide we’re luckily had.

We’re very happy to have Ms. Miwako as our tour guide on November 11 2019. She is very knowledgeable about Nara and its attractions. Best, she knows how to accommodate our interests. She’s kind, patient; she answered our questions thouroughly. After a day with her, we feel like we had a new friend. We are sure will recommend her to my friends or family members if they have a chance to visit Nara . Thank so much, Ms. Miwako, for you good service, we have had really good time with you, ❤️?? Nga Doan and Family,

Miwako O.

Dear Ms Nga and her family Thank you so much for joining my tour and your heart-warmed review. I am very happy to have such lovely guests as all of you. I have the same feeling as you have. I feel like having important friends. All of your kindness have warmed my heart. Also, thank you so much for treating me persimmon juice and sweet Mochi as a souvenir. I had Mochi with my husband. I hope you will have a nice trip in Nara on the rest days. Horyuji temple, Yakushiji temple, Toshodaiji temple, Asuka village, Mt Yoshino in Nara are worth visiting. Today I guided my guests in Kyoto. Tenryuji temple and Kinkakuji have slight colored leaves. When you visit Kyoto, you will enjoy beautiful colored leaves. Thank you so much again. Please enjoy Japan. Best regards Miwako


Ambre M.

Jul 23, 2019

Miwako a.k.a. Olive was fantastic!

Miwako met us at our hotel with a sign and was so thoughtful about our trip. We only had about 6 hours, so she had carefully planned out our agenda so we could maximize our time in Osaka. She had a great suggestion to get a weekend/holiday subway pass and that saved us thousands of yen. She really knew the history of the area and was so kind to me and my family. There were several times when she talked to the merchants for us and secured better deals than we would have on our own. Again, such a great day in Osaka with a wonderful guide!

Miwako O.

Dear Ms. Ambre Thank you so much for having taking part in my tour and showing a great interest in Osaka. Also, thank you so much for your sweet compliment. I'm reminiscing you, your mother, friend and son. All of you are so lovely and kind not only to me but also other foreign visitors and shop and restaurant clerks. When we meet up, you came to me in full smile and took pictures with me. At the moment I was so happy to be blessed with such lovely guests as you. I'm impressed with your son's knowledge about Japanese history as well. I'm glad to know you enjoyed the tour and soul food in Osaka. Next time you will try Kushikatsu, which are deep-fried skewers. I hope I will meet you again. Thank you so much again for giving me a wonderful opportunity to have guided you. From Miwako

$237/ per group