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Private Tour Bamboo grove in Arashiyma, Ryoanji temple , Kinkakuji temple and Gion district

Akira M.

4.26
(23) reviews
Kyoto
English, Japanese (Native)
8 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 10 people

Arashiyama is one of typical sight seeing spots in Kyoto and very popular place among not ony Japanese but foreigners. Arashiyma was developed as villas for the nobility in Kyoto.

Kinkakuji temple is the most popula place in Kyoto. The beauty surely attract you.

Ryoanji temple is a zen buddhist temple and famous for the rock garden.

Gion district is famous for entertaiment

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

at any place in Osaka city or Kyoto city

Arashiyma

Bamboo grove

Tenryuji temple

Okochi sanso(garden)

Ryoanji temple

Kinkakuji temple

Gion district

Ending Point

at any place in Osaka city or Kyoto city

What to Expect

In Arashiyma you enjoy the natural beauty. In Kinkakuji temple you can enyoy gorgeous building. In Ryoanji temple you can enjyoy simplicity in Zen buddhist temple

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up, the guide' transportation fee

What‘s not included

transportation fee (you and guide), lunch, dinner, admission fee, etc...

admission fee for Tenryuji temple 600yen

admission fee for Okochi sanso(garde) 1000yen

admission fee for Ryoanji temple 500yen

admission fee for Kinkakuji temple 600yen

Important Information

If you pay extra 10000 yen (transportation fee ), I can also guide you in Hiroshima.

In the morning we visit Arashiyama and we have lunch. Then we take the local tram to Ryoanji temple.

Walking distance will be about 5 km(about 3 miles)

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

Reviews

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Brett P.

Jan 11, 2020

Very informative and interesting morning (4 hour) walking tour of Nara

Akira met us at our hotel in Osaka, and followed our request to make use of our JR passes to get to Nara, even if it wasn't the fastest path there. Despite the tour focusing on Nara, he was also helpful in giving us explanations of some of the different sights and areas of Osaka during the start of our train journey. Once in Nara, he asked for our preferences with regard to walking versus public transportation and expertly accommodated our requests. Thanks to his advice, we saw more of Nara in a few hours than we could have ever hoped to have found on our own. He even offered to go back to Osaka to help us find our way back - even though it went past the four hours of the tour. Thanks Akira!

Akira M.

Dear Brett Thank you for your nice review. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed Nara with me. I was glad that I met a nice couple like you. I hope that you will come back to Japan. Thank you very much. Akira

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Tanya D.

Jan 7, 2020

Hiroshima for a day

We had a great day with Akira. We love the personal experience of your own guide to see and do things that we would not normally do. We walked, ferry and Trollied all over Hiroshima and Myajima. He was very open to our questions and allowed us to explore at our own pace

Akira M.

Dear Tanya Thank you so much for your nice review. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed Hiroshima with me. I also enjoyed with you and leared a lot of things from you. I hooe that you will enjoy Kyoto, Tokyo and Hakuba. Please come back to Japan . Thank you very much. Akira

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Christina F.

Jan 2, 2020

Knowledgeable and kind guide

I had an amazing day in Kyoto with Akira. He is a very knowledgeable, kind and happy person. Akira met me at the train and even helped me get an earlier and more convenient train back to Tokyo. He goes out of his way to look out for you and make sure you are safely on the train back to wherever you are going. I only had 1 day in Kyoto and Akira filled it with memories that I will cherish forever as we went to so many important and interesting places. He knows so much about Kyoto and I would have never learned so much or seen so many hidden gems without his guidance. He also showed me the best place to get matcha ice cream. I would truly recommend Akira for a wonderful day in Kyoto. Thank you Akira-san!

Akira M.

Dear Christina Thank you so much for your nice review. I am very glad to hear that you enjoyed Kyoto with me. I also enjoyed with you I hope that you will return to your place safely and please come back to Japan. Thank you. Akira

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Michael V.

Dec 27, 2019

Flexible and accommodating!

Akira is great! He is very accommodating and flexible with what you wish to see. He made suggestions of sites to avoid and sites to definitely see! Highly recommend! Akira’s English is clear and easy to understand. A+++

Akira M.

Dear Michael Thank you so much for your nice review. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed Kyoto with me. I enjoyed with a nice family like you. Please come back to Japan again. Thankyou very much. Akira

$306/ per group

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