Let's enjoy the Arashiyama and Golden Pavilion with a private guide
This tour covers the North-western part of Kyoto city where the Arashiyama area and Golden Pavilion.
The bamboo forest is not listed in the UNESCO sites, but so attractive.
When you hope less ups-and-downs tour in Kyoto, Western area is better for you than Eastern area. Also you can enjoy a various transportation in a day.
This tour plan starts your hotel in Kyoto city. When you start from your hotel in Osaka, we'll skip visiting 1 of them because of the tour duration.
I can meet you at your hotel lobby (except for Airbnb and Guesthouse).
Please prepare JPY in cash and remove your shoes at entrance when you enter the Japanese buildings.
When you have two days to visit Kyoto, please check the 2-day tour #48830 later. You can spend time more relaxing and memorable.
meet at your hotel in Kyoto city (NO Airbnb).
visiting order is changed depending on your hotel location.
1. Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion, UNESCO),
2. Ryoanji Temple (Rock Garden, UNESCO),
3. bamboo forest,
4. Tenryuji Temple (UNESCO), or Iwatayama Monkey Park,
including lunch stop.
take a bus or subway to Kyoto station.
Tour finishes after 4:00 PM.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: your hotel in Kyoto city
End location: your hotel in Kyoto city or certain place in Kyoto city
Duration: 7 hours
Tour duration might be affected by the weather, traffic, time of year.
subway, bus, tram and walking.
My services as your personal tour guide for a day and the meals.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
4000 JPY - transportation:about 2100 JPY(train from your hotel location), 500 JPY(one-day bus pass)
admission 1400 JPY:500 JPY(Tenryuji Temple),400 JPY(Golden Pavilion), 500 JPY(Ryoanji Temple)
Your personal expenses, such as drink, snack and souvenir. The cost of public transport and admission fees are shown in "Estimate Local Cash Needed" section.
*Guide-interpreters without special qualification must not drive a car or a bus for tourists.
*The Travel Agency Act prohibits including travel costs (meals, transportation and admission fees) in guide-interpreting fees.
*Insurance is not included.
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A wonderful day, in a fabulous city, with a most pleasant and knowledgeable guide. Highly recommended.