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.

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Our Guides offer 121 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 Highlights Private Tour

Kyoto Highlights Private Tour

Enjoy the charm of Kyoto with a private guide

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Kyoto landmarks & sake tasting - Private Tour

Kyoto landmarks & sake tasting - Private,...

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

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Kyoto Half-day Private Tour

Kyoto Half-day Private Tour

Real Charms of Kyoto with a private guide

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Kyoto City Tours

Shore Excursion Private Tour to Kyoto by a jumbo taxi from Kobe.

Shore Excursion Private Tour to Kyoto,...

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

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Full day Private tour to ancient city Nara, with a bonus trip to Fushimi Inari shrine in Kyoto.

Full day Private tour to ancient city,...

Visit Kofukuji temple, Nara park, Great Buddha hall, and Kasuga shrine.

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Most popular sites around Gion area in Kyoto 9 hours

Most popular sites around Gion area in,...

Let's enjoy the traditional version of Japan

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Kyoto Shore Excursion Tours

Shore Excursion Private Tour to Kyoto by a jumbo taxi from Kobe.

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

Kyoto landmarks & sake tasting - Private Tour

Kyoto landmarks & sake tasting - Private,...

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

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Kyoto Full Day Private Tour

Kyoto Full Day Private Tour

Your Kyoto Customised Full-day tour. Personal tour for small group.

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Personalized Half-day Kyoto Tour

Personalized Half-day Kyoto Tour

Enjoy Half-day Kyoto Tour personalized according to your interests,...

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Kyoto Food and Wine Tours

Southern Kyoto Sightseeing and Japanese Drink Tasting Private Tour

Southern Kyoto Sightseeing and Japanese,...

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8-hour guided tour for must-see attractions and Sake and Green Tea,...

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Kyoto landmarks & sake tasting - Private Tour

Kyoto landmarks & sake tasting - Private,...

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

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Personalized Kyoto Cultural Experience Tour

Personalized Kyoto Cultural Experience,...

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Enjoy cultural experiences unique to Japan

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Kyoto Local Experience Tours

Gourmet Tour 50 Michelin in Kyoto

Gourmet Tour 50 Michelin in Kyoto

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

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Shore Private Trip to Kyoto (from Osaka Port)

Shore Private Trip to Kyoto (from Osaka,...

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Visit 3 or 4 Kyoto Highlights which you should not miss in Kyoto by,...

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Central Kyoto 1-day Private Tour

Central Kyoto 1-day Private Tour

2 UNESCO and attractive places in Central Kyoto

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Kyoto Day Trip / Out of Town Tours

Discover Nara - a Private Day Tour out of Kyoto

Discover Nara - a Private Day Tour out,...

A visit to Japan's beautiful ancient capital

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Beyond Kyoto - a Private Cycle Adventure

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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Most popular sites around Philosopher's Walk in Kyoto 9 hours

Most popular sites around Philosopher's,...

Cherry Blossoms in spring and Tranquility in other seasons

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Kyoto Religious Heritage Tours

Takao to Arashiyama hike - a Private Day Tour on the outskirts of Kyoto

Takao to Arashiyama hike - a Private,...

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A beautiful and easy hike from the mountain village of Takao to Arashiyama

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Yasaka Shrine to Kiyomizu temple, the 'secret' forest route in the heart of Kyoto

Yasaka Shrine to Kiyomizu temple, the,...

Avoid the crowds following a natural and easy path in the forest connecting,...

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Discover Nara - a Private Day Tour out of Kyoto

Discover Nara - a Private Day Tour out,...

A visit to Japan's beautiful ancient capital

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Kyoto Youth and Family Tours

Kyoto Halfday Private Tour

Kyoto Halfday Private Tour

Personal tour for small group up to 10 people.

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Private Tours to Arashiyama /Sagano area in Far Western Kyoto for 6 hours.

Private Tours to Arashiyama /Sagano area,...

Enjoy riding on trams with scenic river views and visiting Tenryuji,...

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Kyoto Hiking and Walking Tours

Autumn leaves in Kyoto - Private Tour

Autumn leaves in Kyoto - Private Tour

Enjoy the breathtaking autumn colors in Kyoto with a private guide

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Personalized Private Full day Tour

Personalized Private Full day Tour

Discover your own Japan with a private guide

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Private Tour - Full Day Highlights of Kyoto

Private Tour - Full Day Highlights of,...

Popular places of Kyoto with your own Local Guide

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Kyoto Nature and Wildlife Tours

Northern Lake Biwa-Private tour

Northern Lake Biwa-Private tour

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

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Kyoto Private Trekking - Fushimi Inari Taisya

Kyoto Private Trekking - Fushimi Inari,...

Trekking through10,000 vermilion torii shrine gates

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Kayaking and Onsen tour in Northern lake Biwa

Kayaking and Onsen tour in Northern lake,...

Let's enjoy Onsen hot spring after Kayaking

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Kyoto Shopping Tours

Kyoto Half-day Private Tour

Kyoto Half-day Private Tour

Real Charms of Kyoto with a private guide

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Most popular sites around Gion area in Kyoto 9 hours

Most popular sites around Gion area in,...

Let's enjoy the traditional version of Japan

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Tomoko's Customized Private Tour

Tomoko's Customized Private Tour

Customized Full-day Tour in Kyoto with a private guide

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Kyoto After Dark Tours

Kyoto Afternoon Tour + Gion Evening Tour

Kyoto Afternoon Tour + Gion Evening Tour

Strolling Gion is absolutely essential

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Gourmet Tour 50 Michelin in Kyoto

Gourmet Tour 50 Michelin in Kyoto

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

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3.5-hour Gion Private Evening Tour

3.5-hour Gion Private Evening Tour

Elusive images in the Geisha district

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Kyoto Adventure / Active Tours

Highlights in Arashiyama and Gion area 9 hours

Highlights in Arashiyama and Gion area,...

Would you like to bask in Bamboo Grove Bath?

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Central Kyoto eco-friendly bike tour

Central Kyoto eco-friendly bike tour

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Ancient streets, quiet streams, beautiful temples and gardens

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One day trip to AmanoHashidate from Kyoto

One day trip to AmanoHashidate from Kyoto

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looking at the different Kyoto

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Our Guides offer 121 unique (and customizable!) tours in Kyoto.