Kyoto 2 days private tour from Tokyo

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Tour Number

Activity Level

99178


Categories

Religious Heritage, Museums / Culture, Food and Wine, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

Japanese (fluent), French (conversational), English (fluent)

Visit & enjoy historical, traditional old town Kyoto using Shinkansen, bullet train with a private guide


Historical city, Kyoto is located 500km to the west of Tokyo. It looks far away but Shinkansen, bullet trains can help you go to this amazing, impecable city for 2. 5 hours. We visit must-go-places in Kyoto by private car or guided bus.

Over night tour Osaka & Kyoto is also possible.
Please contact me if you are interested in it.

Kyoto is the one of UNESCO world heritage sites of Japan, which served as Japan's capital and the emperor's residence from 794 to 1868. Although Kyoto was destroyed by many wars and fires, countless temples and shrines and other historically priceless strucures remain. Because Kyoto was dropped from the list of target cities for the atomic bomb and spared from air raids during World War II due to its historical value.

Itinerary

8:00 Meet at your hotel and move to JR Tokyo or Shinagawa station (changeable according to your hotel location)
8:30-10:50 Shinkansen Tokyo-Kyoto (possible to see beautiful Mt. Fuji on the right side from the train if the weather condition is good. )
11:00-17:00 Tour in Kyoto by a private car or public transportation

Visiting places (you can choose 4-5 places from below list. )
-Nijojo castle
-Kinkakuji temple, Golden Pavillion
-Ginkakuji temple, a typical ZEN style temple
-Kiyomizu temple, famous for large velandas
-Higashiyama shopping arcade and Gion traditional lively town
(possible to meet Maiko, ladies's artists of historical music and dancing if you are lucky in the area)
-Fushimi Inari, famous for thousands of red colored torii gates
-Arashiyama
-Kaiseki lunch (multi-course of traditional Japanese haute cuisine)

The second day
9:00-15:00 sightseeing in Kyoto
16:00-18:30 Shinkansen Kyoto-Tokyo (or Shinagawa)
19:00 Ending at your hotel

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Lobby at your hotel

End location: At your hotel

Duration: 2 days

During high-season of Kyoto, the traffic jam possibly affects your tour hours. However, Shinkansen, bullet trains run once every 10 muinutes Tokyo-Kyoto, so we don't expect awful late arrival in Tokyo after the tour.

Transportation

We use JR Shinkansen, bullet train Tokyo-Kyoto round trip. I recommend you to use Private car in Kyoto city. In case of not using a private car, we take public transportation like buses and subways. It may be a little hard for traveling with small children.

What’s Included

Other: Guide fee and Service:arrangement of tickets, All transportation and hotel charge for the guide in Kyoto.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

31000 yen - Per person: Shinkansen fare round trip 28000 yen per adult (half price for under 12 year-old). Kaiseki lunch 2000 per person (kids menu is available) Plus entrance fee about 1000 yen (half price for your kids)

What’s Extra

Other: - To arrange a private car (accommodate up to 3 persons ) with professional chauffeur in Kyoto, 32000 yen for 6 hours from 11am to 5 pm.
It is efficient to look around Kyoto in limited time.
If you have more than 3 persons, I can arrange a Private van to travel in Kyoto.
Please let me know.
If we don't use a private car, we take local buses and subway.

- One night hotel charge
Booking of the hotel can be made by guide according to your budget.
If you want to stay particular hotel in Kyoto, you can book by yourself.

A Recent Review of this tour

Visiting Japan was one of the most unforgettable experiences for me and my entire family. I would like to thank Yumi for her guidance during our recent visit to Japan. She was extremely patient and helped me immensely to plan out our trip. She was very attentive to all my question and concerns and was in constant contact with me prior to our arrival to Tokyo. It was an absolute pleasure meeting and spending time with her. Thank you Yumi, we fell in love with Japan and hope to visit again some day.
Irina Bekov

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Private tour guide Yumi F.

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