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Rise&Shine, walk in historic Higashiyama District at SUNRISE

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As a unique experience, let me guide you through Kyoto's protected Higashiyama District at sunrise. Away from the crowds of tourists, this short trip offers the chance for those interested in Japanese culture and history to experience the area at a peaceful and meditative pace.

Kyoto Tour Guide - Ana I.
Ana I.
5.00 / 5
(14 reviews)
05:30 AM

Meeting Point

At your hotel

05:30 AM

Meeting

Hotel pick up

06:00 AM

Kiyomizudera Temple

Let's visit this UNESCO World Heritage Site for a morning prayer, beautiful grounds, amazing cityscape and the nature sounds from Mt Otowa. The view of Kyoto at sunrise is unique, a one-of-a-kind memory.

06:40 AM

Sanenzaka & Ninenzaka

These historic alleys are in a preserved area of Kyoto where we can pass by traditional Japanese houses. In the early hours, residents of the area can be seen attending to their businesses or starting the day with jogging and dog walking. It is a picture for those who are interested in the daily life of the Japanese people. Historical facts of the area will also be presented.

07:20 AM

Yasaka Shrine

On our way to Yasaka Shrine, we will stop briefly at Maruyama Park for morning photos. The views of the mountains are spectacular. After, we will visit Yasaka Shrine, the protective shrine of the Gion district.

08:00 AM

Gion-Kobu (Hanamikoji Street & Gion Corner)

Have you ever wondered how the district of geiko (geisha) looks in the early morning? Along the small cobbled Hanamikoji street, we will see well-preserved tea houses (ochaya) or merchants' houses (machiya), and experience the uniqueness of the area.

09:30 AM

Fushimi-Inari Shrine - The shrine with 10.000 Torii Gates

We will end our morning walk at Fushimi-Inari Shrine. We will walk through a 1,000 torii gate passage under the protective eyes of the god Inari represented by foxes. I will also help you choose souvenirs or buy delicious snacks from the local vendor at the entrance of the shrine.

10:30 AM

End of the tour

Ending Point

Fushimi-Inari Shrine

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Hotel pick-up

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Entrance fee

Meals

Tour Important Information

Good walking shoes and folding umbrellas are needed as the trip includes slippery slopes and stairs and the weather is unpredictable.

Please keep in mind that this is an EXTRAORDINARY time to visit this historic protected area and that shops are NOT open. As we pass through residential areas, we will have to keep quiet in some parts.

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Kyoto Tour Reviews

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Svetlana L.

5 / 5
Jun 2, 2024

Kyoto Tour

Kyoto
8 hours

Customized

Kyoto Tour

Our family of 4 had a wonderful day in Kyoto with Ana. She is knowledgeable, professional and very considerate. We highly recommend her tours! Thank you, Ana!

Svetlana L.

Thank you Svetlana for choosing me to guide you in Kyoto and for your generosity and kindness on the day. I enjoyed my time with your family greatly!! I wish you all happy days ahead :)

One of favorite experiences in Japan!

We loved our tour with Ana! Seeing Kyoto in the early morning hours was definitely the way to go. We really got a sense of serenity in the historic temples and shrines she took us to. We also got some great pictures without the crowds. Ana was very knowledgeable about the sites she took us to. We would recommend her tour.

Katie S.

Dear Katie, thank you very much for the kind review. It was a pleasure showing you Kyoto in the early hours. I will keep all the feedback in mind and work to improve the tour. It was a lovely morning with you and the family. Thank you for choosing me!!

Best walking tour ever.

The tour was amazing ,informative and interesting. Ana was absolutely amazing. She was knowledgeable and a joy to be with. We were a group of nine and we were all happy with the tour Ana made it extra special. She knew history anecdotes and helped with restaurant suggestions. We would give her ten stars if it was an option

Marisa K.

Dear Marisa, thank you all for spending a few hours with me in Kyoto. Everyone questioned about Japan which made my time together with this group very enjoyable. Thank you for the kind review! I wish you all sunny days ahead and safe travels!

$115/ per group

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