One Day Kyoto Premium Sightseeing Tour from Tokyo by Shinkansen Bullet Train Instant Confirmation

heian jingu

Vibrant colors of Heian Jingu Shrine

Set out from Tokyo to Kyoto, where you can travel in the gorgeous history of Japan. See the ancient capital's beautiful shrines and temples with your English speaking guide.

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  • A shrine maiden in front of Heian Jingu Shrine
  • The massive entryway to Heian Jingu Shrine
  • Kiyomizudera Temple and the city overlook
Looking for a day trip from Tokyo to Kyoto? Look no further! This tour whisks you away on the Nozomi, Japan’s fastest bullet train. Speed down to Kyoto and visit some of the most famous temples and shrines in the country! After you arrive in Kyoto, you will be welcomed with a buffet-style lunch, perfect for giving you the energy for the day. Begin at the Heian Jingu Shrine, built to commemorate the 1,100th anniversary of the city of Kyoto. Of course, no trip to Kyoto is complete without visiting both Sanjusangendo and Kiyomizudera Temple. The latter boasts spectacular panoramic views of the city.
An ideal tour for mature visitors who would like to explore Kyoto at a reasonable pace.
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Price
Standard Bullet Train Seat
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2 Enter number of traveller
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 368.75
USD 368.75
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 252.96
USD 252.96
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 0.00
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Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 368.75
USD 368.75
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 252.96
USD 252.96
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 12 - 14.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Accredited English-speaking guide / Air-conditioned deluxe motor coach transportation / General admission / Lunch buffet / Standard bullet train tickets
  • Schedule
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  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
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  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
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  • 07:30-09:10 Pick-up at select Tokyo hotels or Check-in at Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal
  • 09:00 Departure from Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal
    Head to Tokyo Station by bus.
  • 09:45-10:15 Tokyo Train Station (140 minutes)
    Board the fast Nozomi bullet train bound for Kyoto. Check out the beautiful countryside while leaning back in your seat during the smooth ride.
  • Buffet-style Lunch at Kyoto Hotel
    Start off your tour of Kyoto with a delicious buffet-style Western lunch at a hotel.
  • Heian Shrine (25 minutes)
    A shrine maiden in front of Heian Jingu Shrine One of the most important Shinto shrines in Japan. The architecture is modeled after the Kyoto Imperial Palace and is home to one of the largest torii (Japanese-style main gates) in all of Japan.
  • Sanjusangendo Temple (30 minutes)
    This Buddhist temple is called Sanjusangendo (Hall of 33 Spaces) because of the architecture of the 120 meter long hall. The hall holds 1,000 statues of the Thousand Armed Kannon, one of the most important Buddhist deities in all of Japan.
  • Kiyomizudera Temple (70 minutes)
    Kiyomizudera Temple and the city overlook Founded in the early Heian Era (7th century), this temple is an icon of Kyoto and offers sweeping views of the ancient capital. Check out the traditional shopping street which leads to this World Heritage Site.
  • 18:00~19:00 Kyoto Train Station
    Board the bullet train headed for Tokyo and relax on your return journey to the modern capital.
  • 21:00-22:00 Tour Ends at Tokyo Station (Guests will be taken by taxi to their hotel)
Package detail / Schedule
First Class Bullet Train Seat
1 Select a date
2 Enter number of traveller
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 457.82
USD 457.82
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 342.03
USD 342.03
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
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 12 & over)
USD 457.82
USD 457.82
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 342.03
USD 342.03
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Upgrade from a standard reserved seat to a Green Car (First Class) seat, and enjoy more space, a foot rest, and in-seat power outlet.
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 12 - 14.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Accredited English-speaking guide / Air-conditioned deluxe motor coach transportation / General admission / Lunch buffet / First class bullet train tickets
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 07:30-09:10 Pick-up at select Tokyo hotels or Check-in at Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal
  • 09:00 Departure from Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal
    Head to Tokyo Station by bus.
  • 09:45-10:15 Tokyo Train Station (140 minutes)
    Board the fast Nozomi bullet train bound for Kyoto. Check out the beautiful countryside while leaning back in your seat during the smooth ride.
  • Buffet-style Lunch at Kyoto Hotel
    Start off your tour of Kyoto with a delicious buffet-style Western lunch at a hotel.
  • Heian Shrine (25 minutes)
    A shrine maiden in front of Heian Jingu Shrine One of the most important Shinto shrines in Japan. The architecture is modeled after the Kyoto Imperial Palace and is home to one of the largest torii (Japanese-style main gates) in all of Japan.
  • Sanjusangendo Temple (30 minutes)
    This Buddhist temple is called Sanjusangendo (Hall of 33 Spaces) because of the architecture of the 120 meter long hall. The hall holds 1,000 statues of the Thousand Armed Kannon, one of the most important Buddhist deities in all of Japan.
  • Kiyomizudera Temple (70 minutes)
    Kiyomizudera Temple and the city overlook Founded in the early Heian Era (7th century), this temple is an icon of Kyoto and offers sweeping views of the ancient capital. Check out the traditional shopping street which leads to this World Heritage Site.
  • 18:00~19:00 Kyoto Train Station
    Board the bullet train headed for Tokyo and relax on your return journey to the modern capital.
  • 21:00-22:00 Tour Ends at Tokyo Station (Guests will be taken by taxi to their hotel)
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
  • All Packages
    • Participants under the age of 20 traveling alone require written consent from a parent or guardian.
    • Participants under the age of 15 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Requirement(s) - Others
  • All Packages
    • You are required to check in at the JTB Sunrise Tours counter located at the Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal after your hotel pick-up. Our counter staff will tell you which bus to board.
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • Vegetarian menus are available with advance notice.
    • The tour schedule is subject to change.
    • During the Jidai Festival on October 22, Heian Jingu Shrine is closed to the public and will be replaced in the itinerary by Chishaku-in Temple. If the Jidai Festival is postponed, the itinerary change will still be implemented on the postponed festival date.
    • Due to traffic conditions or other reasons, public transportation may be used to reach Tokyo Station, or participants may board the shinkansen at Shinagawa Station instead.
    • The hotel drop-offs by taxi from Tokyo Station will service hotels located within the Tokyo 23 special wards area. When booking, please let us know the hotel at which you would like to be dropped off.
    • Drop-off service is not available for participants who disembark at stations other than Tokyo on the return trip (Shinagawa/Shin-Yokohama stations). Please inform us when booking if you would like to disembark at a station other than Tokyo Station. Also, note that changes to the shinkansen trip length cannot be made after departure.
    • Train times may change due to time table alterations or other reasons.
    • This tour will not enter Heian Jingu Shrine's Shin-en garden.
    • Note that the location for lunch and the lunch menu may change in summer.
    • This is a special tour for international visitors. Please understand that residents of Japan cannot make bookings for this tour.
    • Children (ages 0-5 years) will be able to participate for free under the following conditions.
      Tour:
      An individual seat will not be provided. Please have them sit on the lap of their parent or guardian. If there are seats available, they are welcome to use it, however they will not be getting a priority in seating.
      An individual meal or snack will not be provided as well.
      If you would like any of the above for children (ages 0-5 years), please book them as a child.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 8 business days to 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 2 business days to 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 1 business days to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • 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
  • Please contact Veltra immediately if you make any changes to your booking once it is confirmed, as:

    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 8 business days to 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 2 business days to 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 1 business days to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes 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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Duration incl. transportation 12 - 14.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

by: Allenb
Excellent tour. The guides spoke good English, the food was good and the shrines visited were very interesting.
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