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Private Highlights of Kyoto Tour

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2 adults
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Save hours researching and planning things to do in Kyoto, and make the most of your time by going on a private highlights tour instead. Enjoy the flexibility of being able to choose from two contrasting routes—both of which cover multiple top Kyoto attractions. The first route goes to the Golden Pavilion, Nishiki Food Market, and the bamboo groves at Arashiyama Park. The second route covers Gion, Fushimi Inari Shrine, and Kiyomizu-dera Temple.
  • Flexible experience—choose from two different Kyoto tour routes
  • A great way to tick off multiple top Kyoto landmarks in a day
  • No getting lost—relax and let a guide take care of the navigating
  • A private tour means you can stop and ask questions along the way
Important Information
Departure Point
Hotel Granvia Kyoto, Japan, 〒600-8216 Kyoto, Shimogyō-ku, Higashishiokōjichō, 901番地, Kyoto Station Building, 内
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • Public Transportation
  • One-day city bus pass (can be used continuously after the tour)
  • Entry/Admission - Kinkakuji Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Kiyomizu-dera Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Nijo Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Sanjusangendo Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Ryoanji Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Rohanandjo wrote a review Sep 2019
47 contributions11 helpful votes
We just caught the train..JRpass fantastic, 800m walk from the station. Definitely try the crab along the way, and enjoy the serenity of bamboo that sways in the breeze..beautiful spot..walk up to the top another surprise awaits..
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Date of experience: August 2019
geovaughnni wrote a review Aug 2019
428 contributions36 helpful votes
We took two all-day tours with Mie (Southwest and Northwest Kyoto). Both tours were exceptional. Our guide, was informative, friendly, and fun. She had a complete tour in mind at the start, but was willing to customize it based on how much time we wanted to spend at each
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David W wrote a review Jun 2019
5 contributions2 helpful votes
This was one of the highlights of our trip. Mia, our guide, was fantastic and very knowledgeable and also very funny. I would thoroughly recommend this trip to anyone going to Kyoto. It gives you a good feel for the local culture and also the lay of the land. We also had a great
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Date of experience: April 2019
jtk19 wrote a review Jun 2019
8 contributions1 helpful vote
My tour party consisted of me...and that was it! Poor Mie had to talk to me the whole time! I was never chatting pleasantly with my wife or family or friends because they weren't there! You can read elsewhere in these reviews about her depth of knowledge, her humor, and her
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Date of experience: June 2019
Jnine Gunawan wrote a review May 2019
5 contributions1 helpful vote
This was the very highlight of our trip! Love the bamboo forest and the hiking along the river, and also the train ridding to there!
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Date of experience: June 2018
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  • Duration: 7h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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