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Let's visit Ohara, northern area of Kyoto and be relaxed


Licensed Guide

6 Hours
up to 5 people
English ( Business )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

Having about one hour ride on the subway and local bus from main city of Kyoto we reach Ohara area,northern Kyoto.Green mountains,green farms and also many historical temples can be seen there. Please spare only one day during your stay in kyoto so that you can feel different atmoshere from main city of Kyoto.


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  • 10:30 AM

    Sanzen-in temple

    Sanzen-in temple was originally built by Saicho,founder of Tendai sect in the 9th century far from Ohara on Hieizan mountain near Biwa lake.After long travel this temple has been settled here in Ohara in the beginning of 19th century.Amida Nyorai in buddha hall has been designated as national treasure.Moreover the most famous articles in Sanzen-in temple are small zizo buddaha sattuva wo are lieing on the green moss in the main garden the smile of which will make your soul definitely be cleansed.

  • 11:30 AM

    Jikko-in temple and Hosei-in temple

    Next visits are Jikko-in temple and Hosei-in temple,both belong to Tendai sect.We can enjoy typical Japanese stroll gardens with ponds,stones and a lot of trees.If you like you can have
    maccha(green tea) and Japanese sweets.

  • 12:30 PM

    local restaurant

    For lunch you will be guided to one small restaurat where you can find a menu of mainly arranged by typical local vegetable(say,Kyoto vegetable)

  • 13:30 PM

    Jakko-in temple.

    After 15 miniutes walk we reach our final destination,Jakko-in temple.This temple is well known as a retreat of Kanreimon-in,a daughter of strong samurai leader,Tairano Kiyomori and a mother of Emperor Antoku.Emperor Antoku died in the war between Heike(Taira)family and
    Genji family in the 12th century.

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Departure & Return

Depart From your hotel in Kyoto
Starting time 09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point At your hotel in Kyoto
Ending Point At your hotel in Kyoto

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee only

What‘s not included

one day ticket for subway and local bus(for you and guide)¥900/person
entrance fee for each temple(for you)¥700~800/person


I am ready to come to Nagoya even transportation cost exceeds the standard slightly since It's my native town and know even the corner of the street.

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

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

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Is the price per person or per group?

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Can I add more people to my booking?

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Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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