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Day tours

Lonely Planet Experience

Kyoto Lanes & Lanterns

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Lonely Planet Experiences Private Kyoto Tour: City of Culture

Starting at$152

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Lonely Planet Experiences Private Kyoto Lanes & Lanterns Tour

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Day Trips & Excursions

Kyoto in One Day Tour with Nijo Castle and Kiyomizu Temple

Starting at$129

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Day Trips & Excursions

Kyoto and Nara Day Trip from Kyoto including Nijo Castle

Starting at$143

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Cultural & Theme Tours

Kyoto Cultural Half-Day Small-Group Tour with Geisha District

Starting at$65

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Cultural & Theme Tours

Kyoto Wakwak-kan Japanese Tea Ceremony with a Tea Master

Starting at$39

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Cultural & Theme Tours

Kyoto and Nara Tour with Golden Pavilion, Todai-ji from Osaka

Starting at$172

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Multi-day adventures

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Japan Express

Starting at$2,095

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Classic

Japan Express: Osaka to Tokyo

Starting at$2,890

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Classic

Discover Japan

Starting at$3,697

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Rail

Ancient Empires—Beijing to Tokyo

Starting at$4,250

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Active

Japan Hike, Bike & Kayak

Starting at$4,250

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18-to-Thirtysomethings

Epic Japan: Speed Trains & Street Food

Starting at$2,167

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Classic

Back Roads of Japan

Starting at$3,230

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Discover Japan & Hike Mt Fuji

Starting at$3,952

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