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Kyoto Guided tour with tour guide and photographer

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GoWithGuideFind your perfect tour guide at GoWithGuide. Relax and cherish unforgettable tours with loved ones. Create personalized tours for a truly memorable trip!6 hours
GoWithGuideFind your perfect tour guide at GoWithGuide. Relax and cherish unforgettable tours with loved ones. Create personalized tours for a truly memorable trip!Private tour (only you and your group)
GoWithGuideFind your perfect tour guide at GoWithGuide. Relax and cherish unforgettable tours with loved ones. Create personalized tours for a truly memorable trip!Up to 3 people

I have offered guided tour to many tourists including the destinations to experience wide variety of Japanese culture such as Shintoism and Buddhism, Geisha and food.

I'm glad to offer you private guided tour and take you beautiful photo of you at beautiful destinations in Kyoto. The highlights of early morning tour is visiting Fushimi Inari shrine and its off beaten bamboo path at early morning and take beautiful picture.

Kyoto Tour Guide - Koichi T.
Koichi T.
4.82 / 5
(22 reviews)
07:00 AM

Meeting Point

At your hotel in Kyoto city

08:00 AM

At your hotel in Kyoto city

09:00 AM

Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine and its hidden bamboo path

Famous for its orange gates

In the case if you are interested in hidden bamboo bath, I'm glad to show there.

10:00 AM

Sanjusangendo temple

Famous for thousand statues

11:30 AM

Lunch

Lunch at local Soba noodle restaurant

or tempura restaurant

12:30 PM

Kyoto Imperial palace and its garden or Nijojo castle

Imperial palace is close on Monday. In that case, we'll go to the Nijojo castle

02:00 PM

Kinkakuji

Famous for its Golden pavilion

Ending Point

Around Gion (flexible)

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

guide fee

photo shoots during the tour

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What‘s not included

lunch (you and guide: apx. from 2000 to 3500 JPY per person),

transportation fee (Mainly use taxi Costs around 9000yen)

entrance fee: around 2500 yen per person

Tour Important Information

Maximum participant number of my tour is 3 people.

Kyoto Imperial palace is closed on Monday (on the following day if it falls on a public holiday), the year-end and New Year holidays (December 28 – January 4). Any day when Imperial Court functions are scheduled or other unavoidable circumstances occur.

Wearing shoes that are easy to walk in is recommendable.

Cancellation Policy

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Kyoto Tour Reviews

Wonderful Day in Kyoto & Best Guide Ever!

I had never used GO With Guide so I did not know what to expect but after reading Koichi's reviews I decided to give it a try. I AM SO GLAD I DID!! From the first communication it was clear that Koichi was passionate and professional. He offered us a tour schedule and then asked us questions in order to adjust if we wanted based on our interests. We did a little and it was perfect. We met took the bullet train in from Tokyo. He was ready and waiting right when we arrived. He was enthusiastic and a joy to be around! We were two adults one 20 and one 40's so as you can imagine our interests may be a little different. Koichi was able to answer all of our questions and pivot when we wanted a little more or less of something. As a guide this is a real skill. It was particularly fabulous that we were able to see Kyoto from a person who lives there and is passionate about his city. He was able to take us to a secret bamboo forest and introduce us to one of his favorite tempora spots... we were the only Americans... that is a great sign to me! We were together for a full day and it was filled with wonderful photos, laughter, education, and a great overview of one of the most beautiful places in japan. I cannot recommend Koichi any higher and when I go back he will be the first person I reach out to!

Great Tour of Kyoto!!

The one day tour of Kyoto was an unforgettable experience. Koichi was knowledgable in the history of the visited sites. He is reliable, punctual, and arranged the tour to my needs. The photography sessions are an extra bonus for sure! I would most definitely recommend Koichi to anyone traveling to Kyoto.

The guide you need to book

We were lucky to be able to book Koichi. Not only he guided us before the day of the tour (with some addresses of shops or restaurants…) but also we spend a lovely day together. He has the right balance between historical stories and quick tips, adapts the planning following your desires or the weather. He speaks a very very good English. On top of that, he takes some key pictures of you very discreetly on great spots that only him has the secret. A great thanks for the perfect day.

$219/ per group

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