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Hilights in Kyoto & Nara


Eric T.

4.87(38) reviews
9 hours 30 min
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 7 people

We will visit three highlights in Kyoto, Fushimi Inari Shrine, Bamboo Grove & Tenryuji Temple in Arashiyama and Kinkakuji Temple

and visit two highlights in Nara, Todaiji Temple and Nara Deer Park.

You will fully enjoy these places and get in touch with feelings of Kyoto and Nara cultures.

Meeting Point

Hotel pick-up in Kyoto

Bamboo Grove ( please stroll abt. 8 Acre of Bamboo Grove)

Kinkakuji Temple (please keep in mind their elegant and beautiful culture, 600 years ago.)

Fushimi Inari Shrine (Please pray for family prosperity and famility safety)

Todaiji Temple (You can find the Great Image of Buddha)

Nara Deer Park (Deer are waiting for you and your deer's cracker.)

Tenryuji Temple & Sogenti pond

Ending Point

Hotel in Kyoto

What to Expect

At Bamboo grove, you can ward off evil spirits and regain powerful spirits.

Tenryuji Temple will show the beautiful pond togetherwith monthly flower blooming

Kinkakuji Temlpe will present you the gorgeous and elegant scenery.

Fushimi Inari Shrine is guarding God in Kyoto, and then please get in touch withe the mysterious and profound power by strolling Inari Mountain.

Todaiji Temple will present the Dynamic Gigantic Establishments,

At Nara Park, Deer will entertain you

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide Fee

Hotel pick-up in Kyoto

What‘s not included

transportation charge (You & Guide): J.Yen4500 including taxi charge at some areas, per person

stop I recommend you to use taxi at some area in order to avoid Hotness, which will cost Jyen1000 extra per person

entrance fee: J.Yen1500, per person

Lunch (you and guide)


Important Information

Please put on suitable shoes for walking.

In order to visit 6 places we will use taxi at some areas

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 8 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 3 to 7 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 2 day(s) prior to meeting time



Ee ling T.

Nov 30, 2022

A day with Eric Tanaka

Eric is a very friendly, nice and knowledgeable guide who speaks simple English! He shared a lot of history abt Kyoto. He even printed out and shared handouts containing information about Kyoto. He brought us to a popular omu rice eatery for lunch. Eric constantly looked for seats for us on the bus and train. He brought us to the famous Arashiyama bamboo grove, Kinkaku-ji, Fushimi Inari Shrine and Tofukuji Temple. Overall it was an amazing experience with guide Eric!

Eric T.

Mr. Ee Ling T Thank you for your review for the tour. I am happy to meet your family and it is my pleasure to guide you today. At your next opportunity, please contact with me, Best Regards Eric Tanaka


Mitsy S.

Oct 26, 2022

Informative & Fun

Eric was very informative! He gave each of us a printout of the history of the places we would be visiting on our tour . He was fun , kind and knew all of the shortcuts ! Highly recommend!! ??


Kristin V.

Oct 9, 2022

Amazing guide!! Would book Eric again in a heartbeat - highly recommend!!

My group of 5 from the US toured Kyoto with Eric - from start to finish, we had such a great experience and would definitely book him again when I’m back. He was so knowledgeable, giving us little insights and gems everywhere along the way. Since he grew up in Kyoto, he was exactly the guide we were looking for. His English is strong too. He was so willing to take care of us, from helping select the best place for our open tour option, to picking a great lunch spot with our group’s varying dietary needs, to dropping us at a desired location at the end. He even walked us through the process when we needed to leave and be on our own. His personality is energetic and engaging, and it was evident he loves what he does. We saw the major sites, plus more. A must-do tour in Kyoto with the best guide!!


Kristine B.

Feb 10, 2020

Fantastic Specialized Tour

We contacted Eric at the very last minute to do a very abbreviated tour. He took us exactly where we wanted to go and helped us meet our timing constraints. We had a fantastic time. We enjoyed the information he shared with us about the places we went to see.

Eric T.

Ms Kristine Thank you for your comments Please enjoy Japan another couple of days Eric Tanaka

$279/ per group

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