Full Day Private Tour -Kyoto Highlights!-


Tour Number

Activity Level



City, First Time Visitor, Local Experience, Religious Heritage


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 5



English (advanced), Japanese (fluent)

Visit 3 or 4 Kyoto Highlights which you should not miss in Kyoto!

Visit 3 or 4 Kyoto Highlights which you should not miss in Kyoto! and also time permitting, I will show you hidden beauty sites near our visit !
This walking tour takes approximately 8 hours using public transportations and will walk around 15, 000 steps, strolling temples, shrines and also downtown areas.


As your private guide, I can arrange the itinerary according to your request and interests!
Here are some recommended lists of sites, please choose one from them and consider your tour plan based on it.

*Each list can be made it in 4hours, therefore you can add one more site or stroll around downtown area like locals or get in touch with traditional cultural experiences, such as tea ceremony, Zen meditation, Samurai experience etc. . I will offer some options upon your request.

A: (East area) Kiyomizu Temple, Yasaka Shrine, Gion
B: (West area) Arashiyama (Tenryuji Temple, Bamboo grove)
C: (North area) Golden Pavilion, Rock Garden
D: (Northeast area) Silver Pavilion, Philosopher's path
E: (South area) Fushimi Inari Shrine

If you'd like to visit more sites or spend your time more relaxing, please book one more day ! I will arrange special itinerary for you!

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel

Duration: 8 hours


It is a walking tour basically using public transportations. However I will recommend using taxi some points to save energy and time.

What’s Included

Other: Pick-up and drop-off services,
English-speaking guide fees (includes guide's transportation fares, and guide's admission fee).

Estimated Local Cash Needed

4000 JPY - *1,500 JPY/person - Admission fees (about 500JPY for each temple or shrine)
*1,000-1,500JPY/person - Lunch
*1,500 JPY/person - Transportation fares
*In case of need, we will take a taxi to save time & energy.
600-2,000 JPY /car , according to the distance

What’s Extra

Other: Your transportation fares
Your admission fees
Your lunch


I am not a driver guide but I can arrange transportation (taxi,a chauffeured car) upon your request.

A Recent Review of this tour

Excellent in everyway! Best Guide Ever! Fun, Wisdom filled and she will create a tour just for you! Wonderful Experience!
Patricia - nick name Pattie Kuamoo

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