Kiyomizudera and Kinkakuji Temples Open-Top SKY BUS Tours in Kyoto Instant Confirmation

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Hop aboard a half day tour of Kyoto featuring free time at both Kinkakuji and Kiyomizudera Temples along with fantastic sights of a selection of the most visited spots in Kyoto, all from an open bus.

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See both the shining Kinkakuji Temple and the majestic Kiyomizudera Temple as you tour Kyoto, all with a handy multilingual audio guide with English, Chinese, or Korean guidance available.
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Price
Standard Plan (Groups of 7 or less)
1 Select a date
2 Enter number of traveller
You can book a maximum of 7.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 36.15
USD 36.15
Child (Age 6-12)
USD 18.98
USD 18.98
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*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 36.15
USD 36.15
Child (Age 6-12)
USD 18.98
USD 18.98
Adult fee: Middle school and up. Infants: Free, but seat will not be provided.
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Book your seat on an open topped double-decker bus and discover Kyoto's beauty from a brand new angle. You will see gardens, shrines, and temples as you ride along feeling the breeze and enjoy included access to the shining Kinkakuji Temple. Stroll Kiyomizudera Templa with ample free time to soak in the history and culture of Kyoto before boarding the bus back to the city center.
  • Duration: 4.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: English audio guide / Japanese-speaking guide / Chinese audio guide / Open-Top bus fare / Korean audio guide
Package detail / Schedule
Standard Plan (Groups of 8 or more)
1 Select a date
2 Enter number of traveller
You can book a minimum of 8.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 32.90
USD 32.90
Child (Age 6-12)
USD 17.35
USD 17.35
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 32.90
USD 32.90
Child (Age 6-12)
USD 17.35
USD 17.35
Adult fee: Middle school and up. Infants: Free, but seat will not be provided.
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Book as a group and receive discounted tickets on your open top bus tour of Kyoto. Stroll around Kinkakuji and Kiyomizudera Temples and check out the beauty and culture of the old capital as you drive through the city.
  • Duration: 4.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: English audio guide / Japanese-speaking guide / Chinese audio guide / Open-Top bus fare / Korean audio guide
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
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Starting time: 10:00 13:00
Starting time: 10:00 13:00
  • 09:45 Check-in at Kyoto Station Karasuma Bus Terminal
  • 10:00 Departure
  • Drive-By Sightseeing
    20150901060216_585834659_3077_9 Enjoy the view from the top of the double decker bus!
    You will pass:
    Nishihonkanji Temple
    Nijo Castle
    Seimei Shrine
    Kitano Tenmangu
  • Kinkakuji Temple (40 minutes)
    20141002023841_61885191_3077_9 Stroll the grounds and see the shining golden temple for yourself.
  • Drive-By Sightseeing
    20150901060216_585834659_3077_9 Drive along and enjoy the sights from the open bus, including:
    Daitokuji Temple
    Reizei House
    Kyoto Gardens
    Kamocho Bridge
    Lake Biwa Canal
    Heian Shrine
    Shorenin Temple
    Chionin Temple
    Yasaka Shrine
  • Kiyomizudera Temple (70 minutes)
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    *Separate entrance fees for the temple are not included in the tour.
  • Kyoto Tower (Drive-by)
    20150901060216_1830141479_3077_9 Slip back into the modern as the bus makes it's final leg of the journey.
  • 14:00 14:00 Tour ends at Kyoto Station Karasuma Bus Terminal
Notes
Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • All Packages
    • Printed voucher
Requirement(s) - Others
  • All Packages
    • Please check-in at least 15 minutes before departure and exchange your printed voucher for a bus ticket. If you do not have your voucher, you will be required to purchase a new ticket at full price.
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • The tour guide speaks only Japanese.
    • This is a drive-by tour, you may not leave the bus until the end of the tour (with the exception of Kinkakuji and Kiyomizudera Temples).
    • Depending on traffic conditions, there may be detours in the route.
    • In case of rain, raincoats will be provided free of charge for you to wear during the tour. The use of umbrellas is not allowed on the bus.
    • Entry fees for Kinkakuji Temple are included, but fees for Kiyomizudera Temple are individual riders' responsibility.
    • In the case of severe bad weather, the provider may cancel or shorten the activity.
    • There is no roof on the Sky Bus. Please make sure your clothing is appropriate for the weather.
    • Audio announcements on the bus will be given in English, Chinese and Korean along with the Japanese.
      You will also be able to use an audio explanatory guide with headphones to further enjoy your tour on the bus.
    • Announcements by the tour attendant on the bus will be in Japanese only.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
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 32.90
From USD 32.90

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Language English, Japanese, Chinese
Pick-up Not available
Duration 4.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
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