Kyoto Half-day Tour


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Activity Level



Youth and Family, Museums / Culture, Local Experience, First Time Visitor


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10



Japanese (fluent), English (advanced)

You can visit 1 famous place and a few of "off-the-beaten-path".

For people who have a limited time in Kyoto, or who would like to explore on your own after the tour, I recommend this half-day tour!

As your private tour guide, I can adjust the itinerary to fit your demand if you want. Please tell me your requests when you book this tour or before the booking.

*You can just click "ASK A QUESTION". Or if you have no time, just book this tour, and we can customize it after that.

The pictures are just the sample image of this tour.
There is always a chance of changing the route.
If you have a specific requests, please let me know before the tour.


This is a very flexible tour.
We can discuss and decide the places based on your interests.

If you would like to avoid the crowds of people as much as possible, we should start the tour no later than 8am.

1, Meet at your hotel.

2, Visit 1~2 my favorite temples or gardens.

3, See traditional district.

4, Nishiki food market if time allows.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Hotel, Address or Intersection, Suggested by Guide: Please enter the name of your hotel. I will come to the lobby at the tour star time to meet you. If it is a big one, I will meet you at the main entrance or nearby the concierge desk. If you haven't booked a hotel yet, let me know it and you'll message me through ToursByLocals when you make a booking. If you stay in a house/apartment/condominium, please type the address of it. I will meet you at the outside of the place. Please come to the street at the tour start time. Thank you!

End Point Options: Hotel, Address or Intersection

Duration: 4 hours


We sometimes use subway/city bus, or taxi.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services

Estimated Local Cash Needed

3000 JPY/person - Your Food, drinks, admission fees, and other travel costs.

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Public Transportation Tickets
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: Your admission tickets.
Travel insurance.

A Recent Review of this tour

Five stars for Kenzo. Exceptional interpersonal and language skills. Intuitive, interesting and insightful. Enjoys his work and his community. Well thought out itineraries. Resourceful in utilizing all modes of transportation to get around efficiently.
Tom Rietz

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