Kyoto Highlights Tour

Private & Custom Tours in Kyoto

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We can visit some main attractions in Kyoto in one day.Kyoto has about 800 temples and 1700 shrines.This is one of the most popular city for tourists in Japan bacause of its beautifulness, rich culture and history.It's easier and more fun to explore around Kyoto with this local guide!In this tour, we are going to visit three of UNESCO World Heritage Site, and more.As you may have a limited time in Japan, I hope I can help you make the most of it.
• 9:00am meeting at the lobby of your hotel (or alternatively at Kyoto Station)9:45am Arashiyama Bamboo Forest10:10am Tenryuji Temple (UNESCO World Heritage Site)11:00am Togetsu Bridge12:00pm lunch13:00pm Kinkakuji (Golden Temple, UNESCO World Heritage Site)14:30pm Nijo Castle (UNESCO World Heritage Site)16:00pm Fushimi Inari Shrine17:00Pm End of the tour • First, we are going to meet at your hotel and head to Arashiyama area. We will have a nice morning walk in this area. At Tenryuji Temple, we are going to walk through the beautiful garden, and the garden will lead you to the bamboo forest. Then, we are leaving Arashiyama and visit Kinkakuji. It's the temple with the golden pavilion. Enjoy the stunning scenery. Then, we are going to head to Nijo Castle. You'll learn the history of the end of samurai period. Our final destination is Fushimi Inari Shrine. We are going to walk through thousands of Torii gates (gates for shinto shrines). And, I'll take you back to your hotel.

What’s included

  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (in Kyoto City only)
  • Private tour

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Transportation to/from attractions