This is the most efficient itinerary to enjoy Kyoto in a day!
Visiting Kyoto for the first time?
Then book my "Kyoto Highlights 1day" which is the most comprehensive tour of Kyoto!
In this tour, you can see the places that you never want to miss
such as great temples, a quiet garden, a traditional district etc. .
It is also possible to customize the itinerary a bit to include one or two "off-the-beaten" places.
As a professional tour guide, I put my heart and soul into this tour.
I will maximize your limited time and serve you to make a wonderful day in Kyoto!
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 ;-)
I look forward to meeting you!
This is the most effective route to see "The must-see attractions" of Kyoto.
1, Meet at your accommodation in Osaka or Kyoto.
2, We visit 3 must see places by public transportation and taxi sometimes.
Fushimi Inari, one of my favorite gardens, Traditional districts around Gion.
3, You can add one or two places in the tour such as Golden temple, Nishiki food market, Nijo castle, the bamboo forest etc.
4, It is possible to customize the itinerary to include such as "Off-the-beaten" place, with an arrangement fee.
5. For the ending location, you can choose from Kyoto or Osaka. I accompany you for 7 hours.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection
End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection
Duration: 7 hours
Please let me know later about how would you like to get around. Bus&Subway / Taxi / Mix of them / Rental bicycle.
*A taxi can take 3 people(plus me). Each time it costs 1,000yen~2,500yen.
*A Rental bicycle costs 2,000JPY/person, good way to see local spots.
- Guiding Services
Estimated Local Cash Needed
6000 JPY/person - Temple admission fee, public transportation, taxi sometimes, lunch at a local restaurant.
- Personal Expenses
- Public Transportation Tickets
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
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Kenzo shared the best sights in and around Kyoto with us for a full day. It was wonderful to have him organise our travel on trains and in taxis to see amazing temples, shrines, forests and shopping areas. Taking a tour with Kenzo is a MUST.