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Superb View Spots in Kyoto Part 1.

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It is impossible to visit all of marvelous viewing spots in Kyoto in a day.

Today, I wish to offer you to visit "Saga-Arashiyama Area", and "Yasaka-Kiyomizu Area, in a day.

"Saga-Arashiyama Area is originated in Summer Villa Area of Emperor family since 1000 years ago.

Yasaka-Kiyomizu Area is an approach path to Kiyomizu Temple, located at the foot of mountains.

You can overview Kyoto City together with Historic Panoramic Viewing Spots.

Kyoto Tour Guide - Eric T.
Eric T.
4.88 / 5
(48 reviews)
08:00 AM

Meeting Point

At your hotel in Kyoto or JR Kyoto Station

09:00 AM

Starting from your Hotel or JR Kyoto Station

Meeting you at your hotel or at JR Kyoto Station, and we will start tour after briefing of Kyoto History and culture.

10:00 AM

Bamboo Grove , at Arashiyama

Natural Bamboo Forest in a large scale, abt. 10 Acre.

You can walk the narrow path, covered by Bamboo 20-25 meters high.

You can appreciate fantastic sceneries and breathes negative ions.

Please enjoy panoramic photogenic spot.

10:40 AM

Tenryuuji Temple Garden and Sogenti Pond

This temple was build by Shogun 650 years ago as Zen training Temple, and Garden and Pond remains as they were。

Please sit in front of Sogenchi Pond and realize Japanese Calm and Zen-Buddhism feeling

You may have a feeing of Time-Slip to Old days.

12:00 PM

Golden Temple

Please appreciate Gorgeous Brilliant Golden Pavilion and its reflection on Mirror Pond.

This temple was built as a villa of Shogun for his retired life, but not for a temple.

Stop this building is one of typical structure of Japanese Resident House, so-called Shoin Structure.

Japanese rich people wish to have a garden, resembling this garden.

Please enjoy this garden as your own villa.


01:00 PM

Ryoanji Temple (Dry Garden)

Ryoanji Temple was built as a Zen Buddhism Training temple 550 years ago, and the Dry Garden was praised by

Queen Elizabeth 2 in 1975. Please appreciate "Dry Garden", based on Zen-Buddhism thinking.

and find what you are and also to be what you truly are.

02:00 PM

lunch

Let's enjoy Japanese lunch, Ramen and so on.

03:00 PM

Yasaka- Kiyomizu Area

Let's walk Yasaka-Kiyomizu area. and visit following spots

The Gate of Chioin, loved by Richard Gere, Stone-paved path, NENE path to Kodaiji Temple, Huge Buddha Statue,

Yasaka Tower, Ninenzaka slope and Sannenzaka Slope, and "Romon Gate" and "West Gate of Kiyomizu Temple.

Since 400 years ago, Japanese tourists came to Kyoto and walked around this area.

This is one of the best amazing photogenic spots in Kyoto.

You will meet fantastic views in the evening and overview Kyoto city.


06:00 PM

Return back to you Hotel or your final destination in Kyoto

Sending back to your hotel or your final destination in Kyoto

Ending Point

At your hotel in Kyoto or final destination in Kyoto

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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Guide Fee only

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What‘s not included

Entrance fee for Temple or Garden: abt.Jyen1400 per person

Transportaion charge: (including guide): abt.Jyen2000 per person

Lunch: abt.Jyen1500 per person

Stop for childre, youger than 12 years, enetrance fee and transportation charge(public Transportation) is abt.60% of adult

Tour Important Information

Since this is walking tour, please put on suitable shoes.

This is your tour, then it is OK to amend schedule, by your request.

Regarding lunch, please advise your request and I will try to find your favorite food.

This is walking tour however if you do not want to walk, I would take a taxi at some spots, with additional fee.

Kyoto is international sight-seeing city, then please keep in mind as below

*Smoking is allowed only at designated spots.

*please take back your garbage with you until your hotel

This is your tour, then please enjoy Kyoto with guide.

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Kyoto Tour Reviews

Biking the town was the way to go.

We rented motorized bikes for our family of five. We went to several stops and had a great day.

Eric G.

I am happy to have had the tour with your family. I welcome you next visit to Japan Eric Tanaka

Rafael P.

Rafael P.

4 / 5
May 14, 2024

Free Time in Kyoto for 5 Hours

Kyoto
5 hours

Great tour

We enjoyed the tour with Eric. He knows the little things that you would never get and he was attentive to our questions and needs. 100% recommended!

Rafael P.

It it my pleasure that I have received your comments to my tour. I hope that You will enjoy more in Japan. I wish if you will contact with me. on your next tour to Japan. Regards Eric Tanaka

Luke M.

Luke M.

5 / 5
Mar 4, 2024

Kyoto 3 highlights & plus one

Kyoto
6 hours 30 min

Eric was great!

We thoroughly enjoyed our day with Eric. He showed us some great highlights and was very friendly. Would definitely recommend!

Luke M.

Hi Ms. Luke ! Thank you very much for your comments to the tour. I am happy with your comments that you enjoyed Uji and lunch with me. If possible, please come to Kyoto ,Osaka, Kobe and Nara. Meeting you again in Japan. Regards Eric Tanaka

$314/ per group

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