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Kyoto Day Trip Tour from Tokyo (Case3)

Day Trip
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This tour includes central area of Kyoto such as Imperial Palace,

Nijo castle and Gion street,

where you can enjoy traditional Palace, historical castle and traditional town atmosphere.

Tokyo Tour Guide - Kashima H.
Kashima H.
4.66 / 5
(73 reviews)
08:00 AM

Meeting Point

To meet with you at your staying hotel in Tokyo,

09:10 AM

To move to Kyoto by JR Shinkansen bullet train,

To move to Kyoto by JR Shinkansen bullet train,

11:40 AM

To move Imperial palace by public transportation,

To move Imperial palace by public transportation,

11:10 AM

Imperial palace

Kyoto Imperial palace is located with 250 meters from east to west and 450 meters from north to south.

Current palace was re-built in 1855 around the end of Edo era.

Inside the palace, there are six gates of four directions and several court palaces where previous emperors had been ascended.

Also, there is an elegant garden with large pond.

Kyoto Imperial Palace where you can feel the architectural styles of aristocratic residence in the Heian period had been the royal residence before the Meiji Restoration. The main feature of this elegant palace is the Shishinden, where solemn enthronement ceremonies have been held for more than 1,000 years. The other important landmarks include the Seiryoden and Otsunegoten where the earlier and last emperor had lived, respectively, along with a strolling style Oikeniwa Garden.

01:10 PM

To move to Nijyo castle by public transportation and see there including lunch,

Nijo castle: During this Edo era (1600 – 1867), another center of culture in Edo had started in parallel with that of Kyoto as capital of culture.

Nijyojo-castle was built in Kyoto in 1603 for the use of Edo government interim staying place in Kyoto where the capital had lasted more than 1000 years history.

In the ground chamber of this historical castle, the last shogun Yoshinobu announced the return of government power to the emperor just before the Meiji restoration in 1868.

The Ninomaru palace in the castle is famous for its floor that give a squeaky sound just like a nightingale’s song while people walking through the floor. This palace is also well known for a strolling-style garden with pond containing three small island.

You can the atmosphere of the residence and meeting places for Tokugawa Shogun had continued to use and meet with many local feudal loads who the Shogun had controlled.

03:30 PM

To move to Gion public transportation and see there,

Gion town to see and enjoy traditional town and buildings atmosphere where there are many bars and taverns and You may run across Maiko and Geisha.

05:20 PM

To move to Kyoto station by public transportation,

To move to Kyoto station by public transportation,

05:50 PM

To move to Tokyo by JR Shinkansen bullet train,

To move to Tokyo by JR Shinkansen bullet train,

Ending Point

At your staying hotel in Tokyo

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

Guide fee (11.5 hours),

Pick-up fee at your staying hotel in Tokyo,

Transportation fee inside Kyoto city for a guide,

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What‘s not included

Transportation fee between Tokyo and Kyoto by JR Shinkansen bullet train for you and a guide: JPY27940/adult,


Public transportation fee inside Kyoto for you: About JPY1100/adult,


Entrance fee for you: Nijo castle: JPY1300 per person,


Lunch fee,

Tour Important Information

1) For fairly long walking of sight -seeing, please put on the shoes to walk with ease.

2) Please prepare the cash to spend any train riding, lunch and souvenir.

3) Please let me know in advance if you have any food allergies or other dietary restrictions.

4) According to the traffic jam situation, taxi might be required.

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I am now focusing tour guide area for East Japan area such as Tokyo, Yokohama, Hakone, Kamakura, Mt.Fuji, Nikko, Gunma, Saitama and Kanazawa.

However, I can support you for one day trip of Kyoto, Osaka, Kobe, Nara and Himeji from Tokyo.

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Tokyo Tour Reviews

Enjoyable Day!

We really enjoyed our tour of Kanazawa with Kashima. He knows the area well and was able to streamline the sights for us. Also, he is has a very pleasant personality and speaks English well. We highly recommend booking a tour with him.

Bruce B.

Bruce san, thank you very much for your upmost review for me. I am very much pleased that you could enjoy the Kanazawa tour with me. Kanazawa is said to be little Kyoto by the tour spots of Kanazawa Castle remains, Kenrokuen garden, Samurai residence, traditional shrine, fish market and so-on that are all related to the biggest feudal load as Maeda family during 16th century to 19th century. I think you could relax to see Kanazawa which are not so much jammed compared with Kyoto. We could make funny communication for various interesting topics. Thank you very much for your strong interest for Japanese culture and history. Kashima,

Hakone Tour

Dear Kashima san, Thank you so much for the wonderful trip. We really enjoyed the tour with your local experience and knowledge. Thank you once again

Manish P.

Manish san, thank you very much for your upmost review for me. I am very much pleased that you could enjoy the Hakone tour with me. We visited the area of both Mt.Fuji and Hakone. In Mt.Fuji area, we visited Oshino- Hakkai & surrounding of Lake-Yamanaka. In Hakone, we could enjoy enormous nature such as Oowakudani valley & various riding such as cruising on Lake - Ashinoko and Ropeway. We could exchange lots of information for each tour spots with funny conversation. Again, thank you very much, Kashima

Discovering Mount Fuji and Hakone with Kashima San

I had an unforgettable experience visiting Mount Fuji and the Hakone Shrine with Mr. Kashima as our guide! Mr. Kashima's expertise and passion for the history and culture of each site were evident throughout the tour. He shared captivating stories and insightful details that made each location come alive. The tour was perfectly paced, allowing us to fully enjoy the breathtaking scenery and capture beautiful photos. Mr. Kashima's thoughtful organization and warm hospitality made the entire day a pleasure. I highly recommend Mr. Kashima to anyone looking to explore these iconic Japanese landmarks with a knowledgeable and engaging guide.

Emily A.

Emily san, Matias san, thank you very much for your upmost review for me. We enjoyed Hakone essential sights such as historical spots of Hakone shrine, Hakone Sekisho barrier and traditional culture of Yosegi Saiku technology observation. Also I think you could enjoy enormous nature and various riding in Hakone. Thanks to your deep interest for Japanese nature, history and culture, we could exchange lots of information for each tour spots, Japanese culture & history and so-on. I hope that you visit Japan again in near future so that I can introduce other nice tour spots for you. Thanks, Kashima

$367/ per group

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