Enjoy the historic Gion guided tour in Kyoto
Gion area in Kyoto is a very famous old and historic area, as it is well known for preserving the old architecture and beauty. You may be lucky to catch up a Geisha in Hanami street.
Kiyomizu-Dera, Yasaka shrine and Haname Street.
Teahouse, Geisha and Maiko explanation and spotting areas, Minamiza Kabuki Theatre
Ninenzaka and Sannenzaka around Kiyomizu-Dera area.
A sample of tour time itinerary:
15:30 Meeting at the pickup place
16:00 Arriving Kiyomizu-Dera temple
16:45 Shopping along the old streets of Ninenzaka and Sannenzaka around Kiyomizu-Dera temple
17:15 Yasaka shrine
17:30 Haname Street, Teahouse, Geisha and Maiko explanation and spotting areas
18:00-18:30 Minamiza Kabuki Theatre and dinner
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: any place inside Kyoto city. In the case you request a pick up from outside the city,you have to pay for time and transportation.
End location: Usually on the spot, but I am open to end it at any place inside Kyoto city. In the case you request a pick up from outside the city, you have to pay for time and transportation.
Duration: 4 hours
I prefer to start the tour at 15:30 in the afternoon but flexible to changes.
I usually use public transportation ( mostly buses, cheap and convenient).
Estimated Local Cash Needed
2500 Japanese yen - Total : 2,500 yen/person
One day bus ticket: 600 yen
Kiyomizu-dera entry fees : 400 yen
Dinner : 1,500 yen
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.