Private Tours in Kyoto

Kyoto Tours

From graceful geishas to exquisite temples, let the city of Kyoto amaze you. See its treasures in quiet contemplation with a friendly and knowledgeable local guide.

Find your perfect Kyoto tour


Our Guides offer 105 unique (and customizable!) tours in Kyoto. When are you visiting?


Why sit on a bus with 50 other people…
..when it can be just as affordable to take a private tour?
Choose the itinerary and pace that suits YOUR family and friends.
The ToursByLocals Kyoto team has an experience that’s just right for you.
 Book it today – and leave the crowds behind!   
Adventure / Active  After Dark  City  Day Trip / Out of Town  First Time Visitor  Food and Wine  Hiking and Walking  Local Experience  Museums / Culture  Nature and Wildlife  Religious Heritage  Shopping  Shore Excursion  Youth and Family

Kyoto First Time Visitor Tours

Kyoto Afternoon Tour + Gion Evening Tour

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Strolling Gion is absolutely essential

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Nara Highlight Private Tour

Enjoy the charm of Nara with a private guide

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Personalized Private 4-hour Kyoto Tour

Discover your own Kyoto with a private guide

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Kyoto City Tours

Kyoto - Tea Ceremony - Private Tour

Nijo Castle (Highlight in Kyoto) and tea ceremony with a private guide

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Kyoto Highlight Half-Day Private Tour

Let's explore an old capital of Japan with a local guide efficiently!

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Arashiyama area & popular landmarks in,...

Let's explore a lovely and scenic district, Arashiyama!

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Kyoto Shore Excursion Tours

Shore Excursion Private Tour to Kyoto,...

Visit to land marks of Kyoto including Golden Pavilion/Nijyo Castle/Ryoanji,...

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Kyoto Museums / Culture Tours

A Visit to Stunning Kyoto Japanese Gardens

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Explore renowned Japanese gardens in Kyoto where is a garden lover's,...

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Kyoto Cultural Experience Tour

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Enjoy cultural experiences unique to Japan

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Eastern Kyoto 1-day Private Tour

Let's walk the Philosopher's Path with a private guide

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Kyoto Food and Wine Tours

Kyoto landmarks & sake tasting - Private,...

Enjoy must-see spots and sake museum with a private guide

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Kyoto Cultural Experience Tour

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Enjoy cultural experiences unique to Japan

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Osaka food Tour

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Enjoying local food and food !!

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Kyoto Local Experience Tours

Nara and Fushimi Inari, 1000 Torii Gates,...

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Visiting Todai-ji temple and see the biggest bronze Buddha stature,...

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The first time in Kyoto

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Enjoy 8-hours tour in Kyoto from East to West.

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Kyoto Highlights! (Half Day Tour)

Explore the Kyoto highlights with the local guide!

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Kyoto Day Trip / Out of Town Tours

Full day Private tour to Himeji castle,...

Optional tour for Sake brewery plant and/or Kobe beef lunch is available.

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Northern Lake Biwa-Private tour

Trip to island of worship Chikubu-sima and Nagahama castle town

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Kayaking and Onsen tour in Northern lake,...

Let's enjoy Onsen hot spring after Kayaking

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Kyoto Religious Heritage Tours

The first time in Kyoto

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Enjoy 8-hours tour in Kyoto from East to West.

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Kyoto Highlights! (Half Day Tour)

Explore the Kyoto highlights with the local guide!

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Day Trip to Nara Tour (from Kyoto)

Meet cheerful deer and Grate Buddha!

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Kyoto Youth and Family Tours

Personalized Private 4-hour Kyoto Tour

Discover your own Kyoto with a private guide

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Your day in Kyoto 4-hour Private Tour

Set-itineraries or crafted just for you

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3.5-hour Gion Private Evening Tour

Elusive images in the Geisha district

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Kyoto Hiking and Walking Tours

Relaxed private tour in Kyoto with light,...

You can still visit 4 major sites in Kyoto, i.e. Nijyo Castle, Golden,...

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Full day private tour to visit as many,...

Visit to Golden Pavilion, Nijyo Castle, Silver Pavilion, Kiyomizu temple,,...

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Full day Private tour to Himeji castle,...

Optional tour for Sake brewery plant and/or Kobe beef lunch is available.

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Kyoto Nature and Wildlife Tours

Discover the deep Kyoto Tour - Private,...

Perfect for people who love the nature and walking - with a private,...

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Private Half Day Walking Tour of the,...

Explore Kyoto's Arashiyama district with your own Local Guide

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Beyond Kyoto - a Private Cycle Adventure

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Northern Kyoto Bicycle tour with a local guide and cycling expert

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Kyoto Shopping Tours

Most popular sites around Gion area in,...

Let's enjoy the traditional version of Japan

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Tomoko's Customized Private Tour

Customized Full-day Tour in Kyoto with a private guide

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Essential Kyoto private tour

The very highlights of Kyoto in one day

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Kyoto After Dark Tours

Kyoto Afternoon Tour + Gion Evening Tour

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Strolling Gion is absolutely essential

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Gourmet Tour 50 Michelin in Kyoto

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+ 50 famous and popular restaurants. Kyoto is the capital for foodies.

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3.5-hour Gion Private Evening Tour

Elusive images in the Geisha district

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Kyoto Adventure / Active Tours

Kayaking and Onsen tour in Northern lake,...

Let's enjoy Onsen hot spring after Kayaking

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Highlights in Arashiyama and Gion area,...

Would you like to bask in Bamboo Grove Bath?

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One day trip to AmanoHashidate from Kyoto

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looking at the different Kyoto

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Our Guides offer 105 unique (and customizable!) tours in Kyoto.