Your day in Kyoto 4-hour Private Custom Tour


Tour Number

Activity Level



Youth and Family, Religious Heritage, First Time Visitor, City


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4



Japanese (fluent), English (advanced)

Set-itineraries or tailor-made

On this tour, I will take you to the must-see sites that are probably on your radar. With your limited time to spend here in Kyoto, I'm certain that having me, the City of Kyoto official tour guide, will help you to make the most of your time and you will find out local insights that you would've missed out on otherwise.

It is always an option for you to alter or extend the itineraries to incorporate the places you wish to go.
I, myself, may suggest modifications to take seasonal factors into consideration such as cherry blossoms/autumn colours/festivals.

The standard group size is up to 4 people.
Please contact me for a larger group.


Here are the sample itineraries for this 4-hour tour:

Plan A
-Nijo Castle
-Nishiki Market

Plan B

Plan C
-Fushimi-Inari Shrine
-Strolling Sake brewery area and local shopping arcade "Otesuji"
-Local temple

Plan D
-Kiyomizu Temple
-Strolling in historicly preserved district
-Gion area

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Agreed place in Kyoto City such as your accommodation, Kyoto Station or any other convenient place for the first destination.

End location: Agreed place in Kyoto City such as your accommodation, the final destination or any other convince place for you.

Duration: 4 hours


Part of this tour takes place on foot.

If you are a group of 3 or less, taxi will be recommended for short distance as it's rather cheaper.

What’s Included

- The value of a private tour
- Local insights by an insider of Kyoto
- Tailor-made itinerary
- Personal travel consultation service
- My own transportation and entry fees

Estimated Local Cash Needed

2000 JPY - Transportation cost 1000
Entry fees: 400-1000

What’s Extra

Your expenses
-Entry fees
-train/subway/bus/taxi fare
-activities such as tea ceremony


I am unable to provide driving tours.

A Recent Review of this tour

Takaaki is a great and very knowledgeable guide. He showed me places where I would never be able to find on my own. He even suggested a few more areas to visit after our tour ended depending on how much time I had left before going back to Tokyo. If you need a guide to show you around Kyoto, I highly recommend him.
Vanita Kontrakul

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