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.
Check out what we are going to do.
Feel free to personalize this offer.
At your hotel in Kyoto 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Let's enjoy Japanese lunch, Ramen and so on.
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.
Sending back to your hotel or your final destination in Kyoto
At your hotel in Kyoto or final destination in Kyoto
In Saga-Arashiyama, you can appreciate Bamboo Grove, Scenic Sogenti Pond at Tennryuji Temple(World Heritage Site), Dry Garden at Ryouanji Temple, praised
by Queen Elizath 2. and visit Gorgeous and Fantastic Golden Pavilion and Mirror Pond
Yasaka- Kiyomizu Area is an approach path to Kiyomizu Temple since 400 years ago.
You will find many photogenic spots for your Instagram, that will make your friends excited, such as Yasaka Tower, Great Statue of Kannon, Gate of Chioin Temple.
Fortunately this area is located at the foot of the east mountains, then you overview Kyoto City, together with Scenic Spots.
I am sure that you can realize the atmosphere of Kyoto and feel "Old Kyoto"
Guide Fee only
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
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.
We contacted Eric at the very last minute to do a very abbreviated tour. He took us exactly where we wanted to go and helped us meet our timing constraints. We had a fantastic time. We enjoyed the information he shared with us about the places we went to see.
Ms Kristine Thank you for your comments Please enjoy Japan another couple of days Eric Tanaka
Many thanks to Eric for his well planned tour around the Gion area and his patience during the trip!
Ms Rosemary Thank you for your comments and It is my pleasure that your mom enjoyed shopping Please come to Kyoto again Regards Eric Tanaka
Good guide but was disappointed on the transport pick up and drop off. We asked Eric to pick us up and drop off at hotel. Demanded money for a cab there and back and then asked for additional money to cover. Very unprofessional.
Sorry for causing you to pay extra money I will pay attention about this matter. EricTanaka
Eric was fantastic. From the moment we booked he was super friendly, communicated effectively and made our life super easy. On the tour itself he was very flexible to make sure we covered everything we wanted to, but also added his unique perspective on the beautiful sites of Kyoto. We had a wonderful time and would highly recommend anyone to approach him!
Mr Kunal I appreciated your comments to the tour on Dec 31 I am Happy to hear that you enjoyed tour with me Please come to Japan and have a wonderful time. Thanks and regards Eric Tanaka