Welcome to Kyoto

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Description of this tour

This is a recommended half-day tour for your first day in Kyoto. A multilingual guide will help you navigate the city, give you tips and advice, and show you the historical Gion and Higashiyama districts in the east of the city.

We will find a professional Japanese guide for you when you send us a message. They will work together with you to customize the tour according to your preferences and budget.


Sample Tour Timeline

01:00 PM
Kyoto Station

Your guide will meet you at Kyoto station. If you are interested, you can also explore the station building together which features stunning modern architecture. You can also have lunch near the station at a restaurant that meets your preferences and dietary requirements. The guide will know where to go! (meals and drinks not included in the tour fee) The lunch is a great opportunity to ask the guide any questions you may have.
From there you will take the taxi or public transport to your hotel (transport expenses not included).

01:00 PM
Kyoto Station

Your guide will meet you at Kyoto station. If you are interested, you can also explore the station building together which features stunning modern architecture. You can also have lunch near the station at a restaurant that meets your preferences and dietary requirements. The guide will know where to go! (meals and drinks not included in the tour fee) The lunch is a great opportunity to ask the guide any questions you may have.
From there you will take the taxi or public transport to your hotel (transport expenses not included).

02:30 PM
Bag drop off at your hotel

Drop off your luggage at your hotel or guesthouse before visiting the Higashiyama area. You will take the taxi or public transport if your hotel is far away from the destination (transport expenses not included).

02:30 PM
Bag drop off at your hotel

Drop off your luggage at your hotel or guesthouse before visiting the Higashiyama area. You will take the taxi or public transport if your hotel is far away from the destination (transport expenses not included).

03:00 PM
Kiyomizu-dera Temple

Kiyomizu-dera Temple is one the most famous Buddhist temples in Kyoto, and has become a symbol of the city. It is famous for its viewing platform which offers a stunning perspective over the city. The guide will be able to tell you all about the temple's history and significance. The admission fee is not included in the tour fee.

03:00 PM
Kiyomizu-dera Temple

Kiyomizu-dera Temple is one the most famous Buddhist temples in Kyoto, and has become a symbol of the city. It is famous for its viewing platform which offers a stunning perspective over the city. The guide will be able to tell you all about the temple's history and significance. The admission fee is not included in the tour fee.

04:00 PM
Walking through Higashiyama

You will walk down the Higashiyama district towards Gion, stopping at small shops along the way.

04:00 PM
Walking through Higashiyama

You will walk down the Higashiyama district towards Gion, stopping at small shops along the way.

05:00 PM
Yasaka Shrine

You will visit the Yasaka Shrine, a Shinto shrine that is of great historical significance for the city. Admission is free.

05:00 PM
Yasaka Shrine

You will visit the Yasaka Shrine, a Shinto shrine that is of great historical significance for the city. Admission is free.

05:30 PM
Gion district

The Gion district is famous as an entertainment quarter. Exclusive restaurants offer the opportunity to be entertained by a Geisha - however, arrangements need to be made well in advance and you need a personal introduction. If interested, please let us know well in advance; we can help you with the booking (at extra cost).

05:30 PM
Gion district

The Gion district is famous as an entertainment quarter. Exclusive restaurants offer the opportunity to be entertained by a Geisha - however, arrangements need to be made well in advance and you need a personal introduction. If interested, please let us know well in advance; we can help you with the booking (at extra cost).

06:00 PM
Station near Gion

The guide will drop you off at Gion-Shijo or any other nearby station of your choice. They will be happy to give you recommendations for dinner.

06:00 PM
Station near Gion

The guide will drop you off at Gion-Shijo or any other nearby station of your choice. They will be happy to give you recommendations for dinner.

Additional Details

Where we meet

Kyoto Station

What's included
Things you need
  • Lunch
  • Admission fee
  • Transport expenses
Notes:

Transport expenses, meals/drinks and admission fees are not included in the tour fee.
The starting time and itinerary can be customized. The tour guide is booked for 5 hours. Extensions are possible at extra cost.

Guest Requirements

Any individual or small group welcome.

Cancellation Policy

Any trip or experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.