It's a little bit difficult, for the first comers to Japan, to visit popular sightseeing spots in both of Kyoto and Nara. In this tour, you can visit Nara Park, Todaiji Temple, Kasuga Taisha Shrine, three most popular sightseeing spots in Nara and Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine in Kyoto, the most popular sightseeing spot for visitors from abroad, in Kyoto.
Deer will wait for you in Nara Park!
Kintetsu Kyoto Station
So many deer will welcome you!!
You can buy crackers for deer and feed them. Please enjoy the fun time with deer. I can take good pictures of you with deer!
Todaiji Temple is one of the biggest wooden structures in the world. You can be amazed at its 15 meter Great Statue of Buddha. In front of the building, you can see the original lantern built in the 8th century, too.
Please enjoy walking in the forest go to and from the shrine. Quiet and peaceful place will make you feel refreshed. In early May, you can also enjoy its beautiful wisteria flowers in its precincts.
In the movie of 'Sayuri (Memories of Geisha), the young girl, its main character runs under these torii gates! This place is so popular and crowded all the time, however, I will take good pictures of you here, too. Leave it to me!
Inari Station(JR) or Fushimi-Inari Station(Keihan)
It's a little bit difficult for first comers to Japan to visit popular sightseeing spots in both of Kyoto and Nara in a day.
In this tour, you can visit the highlights of Nara and on your way back to Kyoto, you can visit Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine.
transportation fee (you and guide), entrance fee(you and guide), lunch (you and guide)
If you book me early, I can exchange mails with you many times to know what you want to do in details, collect information and prepare a lot for your plan. Please don't hesitate to ask me anything in advance.
I can guide you in the morning almost every day.(from 8:30 or 9:00 AM till 13:00 or 13:30PM)
This year, in case of the full day tour, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, are available.
As for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, if you book me earlier, I will manage to have the tour on those days.
* This tour's meeting place is Kintetsu Kyoto Station at 8:30. If you want me to pick you up at your hotel, please send me a mail and ask.
* This tour ends at Inari Station (JR) or Fushimi-Inari Station (Keihan) at 16:30. (I will show you the best way to go back to your hotel, depend on where your hotel is.)
* As for the meeting time or meeting place, please send me a mail. Guests from Osaka or Nara may choose meeting at Kintetsu or JR Nara Station.
* Meeting time is flexible.
* This tour is available only on Friday, Saturday and Sunday this year. As for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, please send me a mail.
I went on a 1-day tour of Kyoto with Tomoe. She was wonderful! Very friendly and knowledgeable. Someone you’d love to hang around with even if she wasn’t a guide. We visited the Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion), Arashiyama Bamboo Forest and Nijo Castle. I am so glad I chose to visit these areas with a guide as they were far from central Kyoto and not so straight forward to get to. We ended the tour back in central Kyoto at the Teramachi and Shinkyogoku shopping arcades where Tomoe showed me a great place to get yukatas & kimonos and good places to eat. She also took some great pictures of me which was nice to have as a solo traveler. Arigato Gozaimasu Tomoe!
Dear Francoise, Thank you very much for such a warmhearted review! I had a really wonderful and precious time with you, as if we were the best friends or sisters. I was happy to see you were sharing the time with the school kids visiting Kyoto on their school excursion. I do hope that you will come back to Kyoto and I can share the time with you again. Thanks for choosing me as your guide. TOMOE
Had a great day tour with Tomoe. Would not have been able to see everything without her and her knowledge of the places we visited was wonderful.
Dear Michelle, Thank you very much for your warmhearted review. I was impressed with you, who thought about your family all the time and took care of your family so well. I enjoyed the day with you in Kyoto, too. I hope that you will visit Kyoto with more time next time! Please send me mails then, again! TOMOE
We had a wonderful experience with Tomoe ! She knew how to guide us avoiding the crowd, providing a lot of details and information about the different sites. Tomoe is very professional, energetic and likeable. We will definitely schedule her for our next trip in Kyoto !
Dear Anna, Thank you sooo! much for this wonderful review, too. I wish I could have spent more time with you. You are such a cute person, and I enjoyed 2 half days in Kyoto with you. I hope that you and your husband will come back to Kyoto and I can see you again. There are many other nice places to visit in Kyoto, Nara, Osaka and Shiga. Thank you very much for booking me as your guide. TOMOE
We loved the excursions with Tomoe. We are really happy to have booked Tomoe. We learned a lot of things. She knew exactly how to guide us and helped us to avoid the crowds. We saw the best of Kyoto. She is funny and joyfull. It is a pleasure to be around her. She also gave us great tips and helped us a lot. I highly recommend her and we will definitely book her in the future when we will come back. We miss her already ! She is a wonderful person and we are very lucky to have met her !
Dear Anna, Thank you sooo! much for your warmhearted review! You are such a nice couple and know a lot about Japan. I'm so happy to be able to see you who are so interested in my country. I miss you so much... Please come back to Kyoto and let me have another chance to see you. TOMOE