Kyoto Highlight Tour with "Cultural Experiences"


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Activity Level



Youth and Family, Religious Heritage, Local Experience, First Time Visitor


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6



English (advanced), Japanese (fluent)

Enjoy sightseeing and Feel real Japan!

Visit 2 or 3 Kyoto Highlights which you should not miss in Kyoto! and also experience Japanese culture and tradition. I will arrange the itinerary for you including a cultural experience to deepen your insight of Japan!
(tea ceremony, kimono wearing, zen meditation, ikebana flower arrangement, Japanese calligraphy, Japanese cooking, Ninja training, Samurai training etc. )


As your private guide, I can arrange the itinerary according to your request and interests!
In this tour, you can visit 2 or 3 sites and experience Japanese culture and tradition.

Here are some recommended lists of sites, please choose one area and one program from them and consider your tour plan based on it.

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

*Cultural experience Programs*
-Tea Ceremony
-Kimono Wearing
-Ikebana, flower arrangement
-Zen meditation
-Japanese cooking
-Ninja training
-Samurai training

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Your hotel in Kyoto

End location: Your hotel or your convenient station,place.

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

Pick-up and drop-off services,
English-speaking guide fees (includes guide's transportation fares, and guide's admission fee),
Arrangement fees for the cultural experience.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

5500 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
*1,500-8,000/person (depending on the program) - Cultural experience fees
*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

Your transportation fares
Your admission fees
Your lunch
Cultural experience program fees


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

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