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 130 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

Explore Kyoto Full Day Tour

Explore Kyoto Full Day Tour

Let's find what ancient capital of Japan Kyoto is - by private transport

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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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Tea Ceremony and Sake Tasting Tour

Tea Ceremony and Sake Tasting Tour

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Let's Enjoy Traditional Japanese Beverage

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Kyoto Food and Wine Tours

A private tour to Uji Green Tea farm in Kyoto

A private tour to Uji Green Tea farm,...

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From Farm to Table Experience

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Tastes of Kyoto: private guide to Fushimi Inari and Sake breweries

Tastes of Kyoto: private guide to Fushimi,...

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Walking and Japanese rice wine tour

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3 popular sites among foreigners + Sake tasting 8 hours

3 popular sites among foreigners + Sake,...

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You want to tickle your mind? This is the answer.

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Kyoto Local Experience Tours

West Kyoto Arashiyama Tour

West Kyoto Arashiyama Tour

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Relax in a soothing natural atmosphere in Kyoto Arashiyama!

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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 Full Day Private Tour

Kyoto Full Day Private Tour

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

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Kyoto Day Trip / Out of Town Tours

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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Kyoto road bike touring series - Wazuka green tea plantation village

Kyoto road bike touring series - Wazuka,...

Road bike touring for the one of the most beautiful village in Japan

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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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Kyoto Religious Heritage Tours

"Higashiyama trail" Hiking Tour from,...

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From Fushimi Inari to Sanjusangen-do in Eastern mountains Area

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Kyoto Youth and Family Tours

Kyoto Afternoon Tour + Gion Evening Tour

Kyoto Afternoon Tour + Gion Evening Tour

Strolling Gion is absolutely essential

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Personalized Private 4-hour Kyoto Tour

Personalized Private 4-hour Kyoto Tour

Discover your own Kyoto with a private guide

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Kyoto Hiking and Walking Tours

Most popular sites around Philosopher's Walk in Kyoto 8 hours

Most popular sites around Philosopher's,...

Cherry Blossoms in spring and Tranquility in other seasons

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5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kyoto 8 hours

5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kyoto,...

The Beauty of Japan guaranteed by UNESCO World Heritage

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Enjoy Hot Spring after Hike in mysterious mountains of Kyoto

Enjoy Hot Spring after Hike in mysterious,...

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-From Kifune Shrine to Kurama dera temple-

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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

Essential Kyoto private tour

Essential Kyoto private tour

The very highlights of Kyoto in one day

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Western Highlights in Kyoto for the first time visitor

Western Highlights in Kyoto for the first,...

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Discover major sites and some hidden spots with a private guide

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One-day Nara tour from Kyoto with a private guide

One-day Nara tour from Kyoto with a private,...

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Let's play with lovely deer!!

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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

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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Kyoto road bike touring series - Wazuka green tea plantation village

Kyoto road bike touring series - Wazuka,...

Road bike touring for the one of the most beautiful village in Japan

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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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Our Guides offer 130 unique (and customizable!) tours in Kyoto.