See Kinkakuji, Ginkakuji, and Kiyomizudera Temple in a Day from Kyoto Station Instant Confirmation

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Take in the beauty and history of the three most famous temples of Kyoto on this easy half-day tour. Visit the amazing temples of Kinkakuji, Ginkakuji and Kiyomizudera.

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  • Golden Kinkakuji Temple in Autumn
  • Kiyomizu Temple in the autumn
  • Ginkakuji Temple sand garden
  • Kiyomizudera Temple overlooking Kyoto
This half-day tour showcases the rich culture of the ancient city of Kyoto, with stops at Kinkakuji, Ginkakuji and Kiyomizudera temples. Wide windows and comfortable seating mean you enjoy fantastic views as you make your way to your destination. To enhance your tour, the vehicles are equipped with personal hand-held audio and GPS systems, which provide narration in English, Chinese, and Korean, about the various sights you will see along the way.
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Price
Standard Package
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You can book a maximum of 7.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 47.64
USD 47.64
Child (Age 6-12)
USD 25.17
USD 25.17
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Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 47.64
USD 47.64
Child (Age 6-12)
USD 25.17
USD 25.17
Adult fee: Middle school and up. Infants: Free, but seat and meal not provided.
9:00 Start: Tour runs daily
10:30 Start: Tour runs daily
11:30 Start: Tour runs on Saturday and holidays (between December 31st~January 4th the tour will run daily, and between January 5th and February 28th this tour will not run)

Tour Duration: ~4.5-5 hours
  • Duration: 5.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Admission / Bus fare / Japanese-speaking guide / Hand-held audio GPS system (English, Chinese, and Korean)
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Special Package for 8 or More People
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2 Enter number of traveller
You can book a minimum of 8.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 44.04
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Child (Age 6-12)
USD 23.37
USD 23.37
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Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 44.04
USD 44.04
Child (Age 6-12)
USD 23.37
USD 23.37
Adult fee: Middle school and up. Infants: Free, but seat and meal not provided.
If you are booking for 8 people or more, you will receive a discounted Group price!

9:00 Start: Tour runs daily
10:30 Start: Tour runs daily
11:30 Start: Tour runs on Saturday and holidays (between December 31st~January 4th the tour will run daily, and between January 5th and February 28th this tour will not run)

Tour Duration: ~4.5-5 hours
  • Duration: 5.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Admission / Bus fare / Japanese-speaking guide / Hand-held audio GPS system (English, Chinese, and Korean)
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
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  • Check-out
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  • 08:45 Check-in at JR Kyoto Station Karasuma Bus Terminal
  • 09:00 Bus leaves from the terminal
  • Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion) (40 minutes)
    rokuonji-kinkaku550x414 The top two floors of this Zen temple are completely covered in gold leaf, and it is surrounded by one of the most exquisite Muromachi Period gardens in the country.
  • Ginkakuji Temple (45 minutes)
    ginkaku The "Temple of the Silver Pavilion" is one of Kyoto's World Heritage Sites. Unlike the "Golden Pavilion", this temple is not covered in silver, even though that was the creator's original intention. Instead it is known for its beautiful Zen rock garden, traditional landscaping and architecture.
  • Kiyomizudera Temple (110 minutes)
    20120313054529_31703747_10003_4.jpeg Founded in the early Heian Era, this temple offers sweeping panoramas of Kyoto from its mountainside perch. The temple is named for the waters that flow beneath it, which are legendary for their wish-granting powers.

    There will be time to have lunch near Kiyomizudera.
  • Have Lunch On Your Own
  • 14:00 Tour Ends at JR Kyoto Station Karasuma Exit
Notes
Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • All Packages
    • Voucher
Requirement(s) - Others
  • All Packages
    • You are required to check in at least 15 minutes before your scheduled tour departure with your voucher, to exchange for a ticket. If you forget your voucher, you will need to purchase a new ticket at full price.
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • It is possible that the guidance may only be provided in Japanese due to technical issues.
    • The activity provider is not liable for any accidents that may occur while participants are off the bus.
    • Tour schedule is subject to change.
    • Smoking is strictly prohibited on the bus.
    • In case of cancellation, please cancel the tour through VELTRA.com.
    • You will be sharing the bus with guests from the A Course tour.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
Change policy
  • Any changes made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
From USD 44.04
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(4.67/5.00) 4.67 / 5
(3 reviews)
Language Japanese
Pick-up Not available
Duration 5.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily

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by: Luanne
Guide was excellent and we plenty of time to tour the attractions! I would recommend this tour. We found it very reasonable in price, also.
by: teddy85
First time went to Kyoto alone, we didn't know where to go, we found on the internet about this tour. We had a wonderful time and enjoy tour, tour guide is really friendly and closer with travellers. ...more
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