Enjoy Half-day Kyoto Tour personalized according to your interests and preferences.
During this half-day Kyoto tour, you can visit three sites in most cases.
I can plan an itinerary which best fits your preference and interest.
Not only visiting heritage sites such as temples and/or shrines but also cultural experiences such as tea ceremony or sake tasting etc. can be included.
The itinerary can be customized according to your preference and interest.
Sample Itinerary 1 - North-East Kyoto: Nanzenji-temple, Eikando, Philosopher's path, Ginkaku-Ji temple (Silver Pavillion).
Sample Itinerary 2 - South-East Kyoto: Tofukuji-temple, Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine.
Sample Itinerary 3 - North Kyoto: Kinkakuji-temple (Golden Pavillion), Ryoanji-temple, Ninna-Ji temple.
Sample Itinerary 4 - near Kyoto station: Toji-temple, Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine.
Sample Itinerary 5 - Arashiyama: Tenryuji Temple, Bamboo Grove, Okochi-sanso Villa.
Sample Itinerary 6 - Gion walk: Gion District, Yasaka Shrine, Kenninji temple.
Sample Itinerary 7 - Central Kyoto: Kyoto Imperial Palace, Nijyo Castle.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: At your hotel or public facility (e.g. train station) in Kyoto city
End location: At your hotel or public facility (e.g. train station) in Kyoto city
Duration: 4 hours
Public transport or taxi
Transportation for the guide from home to your pick-up place.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
3000 Japanese Yen - - Admission to each temple/touristic sites - from 500 JPY to 1,000 JPY per site
- Public transport (bus, subway, train) - around 200-300 JPY for one section
- Taxi - approx. 700 JPY for 1.5km.
Note: The above estimate of local payments do not include food and beverage.
Transportation fare (public transport or taxi) .
Admission fee for the temples.
Food and beverage.
This tour is not covered by insurance, so please make sure you are under your own insurance.
I am not a driver guide but I can arrange transportation upon request.
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Katsuko tailored our tour perfectly to our tastes and personality. Our lunch at a Zen Temple was an additional bonus that just added to a magical day allowing us to immerse ourselves in all that is Kyoto. Arigatō gozaimashita Katsuko