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One Day Tour with the picturesque scenery in Kyoto

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Kyoto was an ancient capital of Japan. It has many historical places, remains, artefacts and cultures.

There are also temples, shrines and castles which have been well preserved.

On this tour, we will visit a breathtakingly beautiful shrine which is located in Fushimi in the south part of Kyoto city, Nijo castle which is one of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kyoto, and Kyoto station which is attractive modern architecture.

Let's enjoy walking and seeing the picturesque scenery in Kyoto.

Kyoto Tour Guide - Atsuko T.
Atsuko T.
4.95 / 5
(41 reviews)
09:30 AM

Meeting Point

At your hotel

- Hotel or other places

09:30 AM

At your hotel in Kyoto

You can choose any hotel or train station near your accommodation.

If you stay at a hotel in Osaka, we will start the tour earlier.

10:00 AM

Fushimi Inari Shrine

Fushimi Inari Shrine has a 1300 year-old history dating back to 711 when the Inari deity was first enshrined on Mt. Inari.

This shrine is the grand shrine of 30,000 Inari shrines in Japan.

Mt. Inari is rich in nature and a place where deity dwells.

The deity is the god of bountiful harvests, food, clothing and housing that support our daily lives.

The shrine is famous for ' Senbon Torii' meaning 1000 gates.

More than 1000 gates lead up to the top of Mt. Inari where the main god resides.

We can enjoy climbing the mountain, seeing the picturesque gates and sacred areas in the Inari Shrine.

12:00 PM

A restaurant near Fushimi Inari Shrine

There are some local restaurants near Inari shrine.

You can find your favorite food.

02:00 PM

Nijo Castle

The Nijo Castle is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kyoto. It was built in 1603 for administrative purposes, not military unlike other castles.

The castle served as the residence of the Tokugawa family, who organized the shogunate at that time, and their retainers when they visited Kyoto. The Tokugawa family wanted to show their authority by building a gorgeous castle. The garden was also designed beautifully so that visitors including the emperor could enjoy the view from the castle.

We can enjoy a very attractive gate, beautiful traditional and modern gardens, and a magnificent view from the site of the castle tower.


04:30 PM

Kyoto station

Kyoto was an ancient capital of Japan so there is a lot of heritage there. People enjoy visiting old temples, shrines, beautiful gardens and experiencing unique Japanese culture but Kyoto has another attraction. It has fascinating modern architecture. It enhances attractive tourist destinations in Kyoto.

This station is the entrance for Kyoto city. Around 400 thousand people commute to this station.

It is also the gateway to the most visited tourist spot and an international city in Kyoto prefecture. The station has business and cultural facilities, parking, theaters, open spaces and observatories.

We can enjoy walking around the station, having a great view of Kyoto city and modern architecture in Kyoto.


05:30 PM

Your hotel

We can finish at your hotel.

We can also finish at Kyoto station.

Ending Point

At your hotel or Kyoto station

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

Guide fee, hotel pick-up

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What‘s not included

transportation fee for you and guide

admission fee for you and your guide

lunch costs for you and your guide

Tour Important Information

On this tour, we'll enjoy seeing the picturesque scenery in Kyoto.

Kyoto had been the ancient capital of Japan for more than 1000 years so there are many historical places, artefacts, remains ,culture and architecture.

Kyoto is the most famous and popular tourist spot in Japan.

There are many places to visit but I would like to say a word, 'Enjoy relaxing and peaceful Kyoto.'

I chose only three places on this tour.

The tour will show you the following.

・Fushimi Inari Shrine

Enjoying stunning orange-colored Torii gates

Learning the history and Shintoism

Seeing some sacred areas in the mountain

・Nijo Castle

Enjoying a gorgeous gate

Seeing stunning engravings

Learning the history in Kyoto and the Shogunate

Seeing unique architecture

Walking around beautiful gardens

Seeing the magnificent view

・ Kyoto station

Enjoying modern architecture

Seeing the beautiful Kyoto tower

Seeing the great view of Kyoto city

If you want to visit other places, please feel free to let me know. I will arrange the tour according to your request.

Also, if you want to change the meeting time and finishing time, please feel to ask me.

I will tailor the tour for you.

・This tour involves a lot of walking, so make sure to wear comfortable shoes.

• Several places we will visit do not accept credit cards, so please bring cash.

・If the weather forecast predicts rain on the day of the tour, you can either have the tour with a different itinerary or you can cancel the tour and get your money back.

・This is 8-hour tour. Please bring something to drink.

・The weather in Japan is changeable. Just in case, please prepare your umbrellas or raincoats.

Important message from the guide

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I am available for doing tours in Osaka, Nara, Kyoto and Kobe at least three days in a week.

I usually know my schedule a month in advance.

Please check my schedule before booking.

I can also do tours until 8 pm (finish time) in Osaka and Nara, 7 pm (finish time) in Kyoto and Kobe.

My transportation fees and lunch costs are not included in the tour price so I respectfully request you pay these costs in cash at the end of the tour.

I will tailor your tours according to your requirements.

Please feel free to contact me at anytime.

I look forward to meeting you and showing you the beauty of Japan.

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Kyoto Tour Reviews

Glad we went to Nara - It is beautiful

Thank you Atsuko for a lovely tour. It was raining but that didn't stop you for giving us a great time. We had a blast with the deer and remarkable sites that made it memorable for all of us. Like the Osaka tour, you had everything in place with the details. Thank you and for everyone who wants to go, tour with Atsuko. Big thanks, Atsuko!

James C.

Hello Mr. James, Thank you for your kind review and comment for me. Unfortunately, it rained on the day. We could find a beautiful cherry tree in the shrine. It was important to see it when it was hard to find other cherry trees. Thank you for joining my tour in Nara. Best regards, Atsuko

Osaka - A great place to visit

We wished the Cherry Blossom were blooming in full force but we had a great time with our Osaka visit. Atsuko was awesome and so caring for the 4 of us. She met us at the cruise port and was so detailed is our tour to ensure that we visited all the must see places. She planned the public transports with ready-to-go Suica cards for all of us. Osaka has a tremendous amount of history that she highlighted throughout the tour. Thank you Atsuko for your professionalism and care for us.

James C.

Hello Mr. James, Thank you for your kind review and comment for me. I really enjoyed the tour with all of you. Unfortunately, we couldn't see cherry flowers because it was cold this spring. Osaka has many attractive places. If you have any chance to visit Osaka again, please let me know. Thank you for joining my tour. Best regards, Atsuko

Informative tour

Atsuko was well prepared for the tour with detailed picture aids. She had a printed itinerary for each of the group. She introduced us to an authentic meal. She was quick to come up with alternatives when the trains had an accident. We highly recommend her.

Sandra N.

Hello Ms. Sandra, Thank you for your kind review and comment for me. I appreciate your thoughtful words. JR trains had many accidents on the day. Japan has a good reputation for punctuality. I think all of you must have been shocked about these happenings. We didn't visit all of the destinations. If you have any chance to visit Osaka again, I will show you other places. Thank you for joining my tour. Best regards, Atsuko

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