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Superb View Spots in Kyoto Part. 2

Day Trip
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We will visit 5 popular spots in Kyoto, such as Fushimi Inari Shrine, Nijo Castle, Bamboo Grove, Tenryuji Temple and Golden Pavillion.

They are one natural Forest, 2 temples, one castle and one Shrine, bearing histories for 600~1000 years.

Japanese people will go to shrine for happy things and go to temple for funeral services and appreciate natural views for refreshment and enjoy local specialties.

Pease join us and feel Kyoto with guide.

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

Picking up you at your hotel and have a briefing of Japanese culture and history before starting tour.

10:00 AM

Bamboo Grove

Natural Bamboo Grove in a large scale abt. 10 acre.

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

You can appreciate fantastic scenery and breathe negative ions.

Please enjoy photogenic palce.

10:40 AM

Tenryuji Temple and Sogenti Pond

Temple was built by Shogun 650 years ago, and garden and pond remain as they were.

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

You may have a feeling 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.

01:30 PM

Lunch time

Let's enjoy Local Japanese food, including Ramen.

02:30 PM

Nijo Castle

Nijo Castle was built by Shogun for his 2nd house in Kyoto, stop this castle did not install defense functions in a large scale,

because it was built after Civil war period.

Main building remains as they were 400 years ago, then you can appreciate gorgeous interior such as painting on sliding doors, curving of transom and decorative ceiling.

Please appreciate the Shogun's culture, and power of ruler.


03:30 PM

Fushimi Inari Shrine

Fushimi Inari Shrine was built for good harvest, business prosperity, 1200 years ago and has been for commoners and merchants.

Japanese are sure that they can get a blessings by offering prayers to Japanese Gods.

Japanese gods contain 8 million Gods, including Jesus, Mahomet, Buddha and so on.

Please understand that Japanese Shinto is not religion but faith for natural Gods.

Please do not hesitate to pray Japanese Gods, and they do not mind your religious.

During first 3 days of New Year. 3 million peoples visit here.

05:00 PM

your hotel or your final destination in Kyoto

Return back to your hotel or 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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Hotel Pick-up

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Transportation charge mainly by public transprotation (including guide): abt.Jyen2000 per one adult

Entrance fee: abt. Jyen2000 per one adult

Stop Transportation charge and Entrance fee for children (under 12 years old) will be 50-60% of that of adult)

Lunch: abt.jyen1500


Tour Important Information

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

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

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 under extra charge.

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.

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

$280/ per group

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