Kyoto Imperial Palace and Temples of Emperors Tour Instant Confirmation

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Enjoy the rich history of Kyoto on this one-day tour of Imperial Household sites. A special lunch of vegetarian Buddhist cuisine at Daisenin Temple is also included!

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Spend the day visiting some of Kyoto’s impressive sites that showcase the rich culture and history of Japan’s ancient capital!

Start your day at the historic Sennyu-ji Temple, to see the pristine rock garden. Afterwards stroll through Daitokuji Temple, founded in 1319 and home to stunning Zen gardens. Enjoy a special meal of shoujin ryori, the vegetarian fare of Buddhist monks. Last, but certainly not least, enter the Kyoto Imperial Palace, the residence of Japan’s Imperial family until 1868, which can only be visited on official guided tours.
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Standard Package
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You can book a maximum of 7.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
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Child (Age 6-12)
USD 44.19
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Adult fee: Middle school and up. Infants: Free, but seat and meal not provided.
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Tour runs on weekdays between April 12th to September 30th, except on May 16th, 17th, and days the Imperial Palace is closed)

Duration: 6 ~ 6.5 hours
  • Duration: 6 - 6.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Weekday
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Lunch / Admission / Bus fare / Japanese-speaking guide
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Groups of 8 People or more
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2 Enter number of traveller
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Adult (Age 13 & over)
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Child (Age 6-12)
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Adult (Age 13 & over)
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Child (Age 6-12)
USD 44.19
USD 44.19
Adult fee: Middle school and up. Infants: Free, but seat and meal not provided.
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Tour runs on weekdays between April 12th to September 30th, except on May 16th, 17th, and days the Imperial Palace is closed)

Duration: 6 ~ 6.5 hours
  • Duration: 6 - 6.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Weekday
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Lunch / Admission / Bus fare / Japanese-speaking guide
Package detail / Schedule
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  • 10:35 Check-in at JR Kyoto Station Karasuma Bus Terminal
  • 10:50 Departure from Kyoto Station Bus terminal
  • Sennyuji Temple (60 minutes)
    20140311085555_581313750_3077_9 Founded in 1218 by the monk Shunjo, Sennyu-ji was, for centuries, a mortuary temple for aristocrats and the Imperial House.
  • Daitoku-ji Honbo Temple & Daisenin Temple (Lunch) (105 minutes)
    P_20100204174245 The main headquarters of all of the Daitokuji Temples, this is the best place to see Zen architecture. Get a special look into the Honbo Temple, which is not usually open to the public.

    At Daisenin Temple enjoy a lunch of 'shojin ryori', the elegant vegetarian cuisine of Buddhist monks!
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace (85 minutes)
    100203_kyoto-kyoto-imperial-palace-oark Tour the former home of the Emperors of Japan, and stroll through the lovely gardens.
  • 16:20-16:50 Tour ends at JR Kyoto Station Karasuma Exit
Notes
Restriction(s)
  • All Packages
    • Infants must sit in the lap of an adult. No seats or meal will be available for infant bookings. If they would like a seat or meal, please book them as a child.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
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    • Printed VELTRA voucher
Requirement(s) - Others
  • All Packages
    • Please be at the meeting point at least 15 minutes before the scheduled departure time. Bring your printed voucher to exchange for a ticket. If you forget to bring your voucher, you will have to re-purchase the tickets at the counter before going on the tour.
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • Middle schoolers and above require an 'Adult' fee.
    • Guidance will only be available in Japanese.
    • 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.
    • Shorenin Temple is closed on October 3rd, 6th and 7th, as well as December 24th.
    • After visiting the Kyoto Imperial Palace, you will share the bus with guests from other tours.
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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.
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Language Japanese
Pick-up Not available
Duration 6 - 6.5 hour(s)
Availability Weekday
Meal Lunch
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