Kyoto Historical Explorer -Day Trip from Osaka

Art, Culture, & Historical

Hiroki D.

5.00(5) reviews
English, Chinese (Simplified), Japanese (Native)
8 hours 30 min
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 6 people

Kyoto is unlike today's Osaka. Many traditional landscapes remain, and there are many places where you can see old Japan. Shrines and temples are famous, but how about a trip to experience Japanese culture and food?

Meeting Point

Osaka station, Osaka

09:00 AM

Osaka station, Osaka

Meeting place; Meet up at the South Gate Park of Osaka station. Exit the central ticket gate, go straight on the right, and after passing the Daimaru Department Store, you will reach South Gate Square. The landmark is the water clock.

10:30 AM

Kyoto ceramic art the experience +α

Let's make your own original pottery by kneading clay for 2hours

※It is also possible to change to a class of your choice, such as calligraphy, kendo, or ikebana, accessory making, etc. However, it may not be able to provide you depending on the class start time and availability.

-------Class Lists-------

Ceramic Art(Pottery), Tea ceremony, Japanese paper lamps, making Japanese sweets, Calligraphy, Kendo, or Ikebana, Accessory Making etc.


12:00 PM

Moving to Ramen street

Eat ramen on the famous ramen street in Kyoto Lunch break supposed to have 1 hour here at Ichijyouji.

01:30 PM

Moving to Uzumasa Toei Kyoto Studio Park

experience-based theme park Toei Uzumasa Eigamura where you  can enjoy not only attractions such as ninja experience and transformation experience but  also events of Toei anime characters!

05:30 PM

Osaka station, Osaka

Splitting place; you can leave at Uzumasa Koryuji station or Kyoto station.

Ending Point

Osaka station, Osaka

What to Expect

You can experience Kyoto's traditional pottery, enjoy Japanese soul food, ramen, and go back to the samurai era at the Kyoto Uzumasa Eigamura.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Licensed tour guide

What‘s not included

Transportation fee (you), Meals, participant fee for ceramic art experience(choose from menu)entrance fee for Kyoto Toei Uzumasa Park

Important Information

The tour price is GUIDE COST ONLY.

But you are not comfortable to exchanege money and to pay Yen at the stores. I can give you the whole package price(Not your meal and shopping cost )

Reservations prefer to be completed 14 days in advance due to my reserch for spots and schedule adusjtment.

I can also guide you in other areas such as Kyoto, Nara, Shiga, Wakayama and Hyogo.

Please bring your drink and wear comfortable shoes and dress in layers as appropriate for the weather conditions.

Itineraries might be subject to change due to weather conditions or other special occasions.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 8 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 3 to 7 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 2 day(s) prior to meeting time

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you arrage the tour? 

Yes. You can arrange the spots as needed.  For example, Suntory Beer Factory You can see the process of how famous beers are made )

Can the tour be longer or shorter?

Yes, tell me your need. I will re-make the itinerary as you wish.

Food Allergy

Please let me know in advance if you have any food allergies



Khai S.

May 29, 2023

Thank you!

Thank you for showing Nara and Kyoto! I remember this being a last minute request and really appreciate you accommodating it!

Hiroki D.

Thank you, Khai. I also learned a lot from your guests and spent a great time with them. I am looking forward next request. Thank you very much from all my heart.


Khai S.

May 29, 2023

Amazing service!

Thanks Hiroki for taking care of our clients!


Luc M.

May 18, 2023

Flexibility and focus on daily life... we were 6passengers

So professional that he setup weeks before exactly what we were looking for and matched focus from Osaka to Kyoto our "vision" which has come true from experience japanese calligraphy to a family restaurant for excellent food locally ...and thanks to his right decision to select the van-... during that Golden Week.. Thanks a million Hiroki

Hiroki D.

I am glad to hear that. I am also happy that all of you seemed enjoying the tour with me. I hope that I will hear from you about the next trip. Thank you very much. You guys are the BEST!!


Mayu D.

Apr 8, 2023

Great experience

Great experience with a friendly and great guide. Thank you!

Hiroki D.

Thank you, too. You are a nice person to work with.

$79/ per group

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