Discover your Kyoto -Kyoto Walking Tour-
IntroductionCome join this walking tour where you can walk around Kyoto famous hot spots in a day.
Your guide will pick you up from the hotel and from there take you to Kyoto popular tourist spot the Nijo Castle.
A UNESCO World Hertiage Site, Nijo Castle was castle that was built for the first shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu who ruled Japan from 1603-1616.
In this castle you can really see Tokugawa taste in art where there are beautiful painted screens and sliding doors filled with images symbolizing the power of the Tokugawa regime from the greatest artist from the Kano school. After the castle look around the garden and feel the atmosphere of Kyoto.
A Zen Temple whose top two floor is covered in gold leaf overlooking a large pond. Though its standing majestically now, this temple has been burned numerous time in the past. The reason why Kinkakuji is gold is because the Shogun Ashikaga Yoshimitsu wanted to show his wealth and power.
A popular sightseeing spot in Kyoto, the biggest reason for its popularity is due to the beautiful scenery that changes by the season. Behind the Randen Arashiyama Station there is a colorful art display known as the "Kimono Forest," the town itself has many hidden gems, why don’t you take a stroll and look around. You will also be having your lunch around this area during the tour.
Tenryuji Temple/Bamboo Forest
After Lunch you will head to the famous Bamboo Forest, the path of bamboo that stretch over 500 meters. Here in this mesmerizing forest is the Tenryuji Temple, a temple which was originally built in 1339 by the ruiling shogun Ashikaga Takauji. Though the temple itself was lost in fire many times in the past and had to be rebuilt, but the Tenryuji garden is actually to this day in its original form.
In a day you will be able to visit the historical places of Kyoto. Kyoto has a different feel than Tokyo and you can feel it by the historical vibes and the local people.
Come and discovery Kyoto for its beauty with this tour, we are sure that it will be a travel you won't forget.
Tour StyleThis is a private tour
Price per personGroup of 2 persons: 19,700 yen
Group of 3 persons: 13,900 yen
Group of 4 persons: 11,000 yen
Group of 5 persons: 9,200 yen
Group of 6 persons: 7,900 yen
Group of 7 persons: 7,200 yen
Group of 8 persons: 6,500 yen
Group SizeMin. 2 person
Max. 8 persons
Tour Itinerary9:00am Hotel in Kyoto city
9:40am-10:40am Nijo castle
11:10am-12:10pm Kinkakuji temple
1:00pm-2:00pm Lunch in Arashiyama
2:10pm-4:00pm Tenryuji temple / Bamboo grove
5:00pm Hotel in Kyoto
What's Included- English-speaking guide
- Transportation fee during tour
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
What's not Included- Foods (Lunch, Dinner) and drinks
- Admission fee
Tour TipsBooking process
1. Please contact us for availability through ‘BOOK IT’ button below.
2. We will check the availability and come back to you within 1 business day.
3. Payment request will be sent.
4. Reservation is done upon receiving your payment. Confirmation e-mail will be sent to you.
- Fees shall be paid through Credit Card. Currently no other payment method is accepted.
Reservations may be cancelled without charge up to 3 days prior to the program date.
Reservations cancelled less than 2 days before the program date will incur the following charges:
- Between 2 days and 1 day: 50% of the program charge
- Less than a day or no show: 100% of the program charge
*Time is in JST.