One Day Tour to Kyoto from Nagoya by Bullet Train with Afternoon Free Time, Aichi tours & activities, fun things to do in Aichi | VELTRA

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One Day Tour to Kyoto from Nagoya by Bullet Train with Afternoon Free Time Instant Confirmation

Kinkakuji Temple reflecting from the water

Kinkakuji Temple

This day tour includes round-trip tickets from Nagoya to Kyoto and sightseeing in the ancient capital. Enjoy a half-day tour to Kinkakuji Temple, Nijo Castle and more with an English-speaking guide and have the afternoon to yourself.

  • Kinkakuji Temple reflecting from the water
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Enjoy sightseeing at Kyoto's essential spots, including Nijo Castle, elegant Kinkakuji and the Imperial Palace.
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You can book a maximum of 20.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 136.55
USD 136.55
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 117.72
USD 117.72
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 136.55
USD 136.55
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 117.72
USD 117.72
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
  • Duration: 13.5 - 16 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Admission / Bus fare / English-speaking guide / Round Trip Bullet Train tickets
  • Schedule
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  • Check-in
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  • Check-out
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  • 06:30 -7:30 Proceed to Nagoya Station
  • Head to Kyoto by Bullet Train (Kodama or Hikari). (40 min)
    Your train tickets and itineraries with exact times will be delivered to your hotel at least one day prior to your departure. If you fail to board the designated train, you can use the ticket to ride a non-reserved car of a subsequent Hikari or Kodama bullet train on the same day.
  • 07:20~ 08:20 Arrive at Kyoto Station
    Please proceed to the Avanti Sunrise Tours Desk on your own, to meet with the rest of the group. It is a short walk from the station.
  • 08:30 Check-in at AVANTI SUNRISE TOURS DESK (near Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit)
    An English-speaking guide will accompany the tour during sightseeing in the city of Kyoto.
  • Nijo Castle (50 min)
    nijo castle gate1111 The grounds consist of two concentric rings of fortification, the Honmaru (main circle of defense) and the Ninomaru (secondary circle of defense), along with beautiful gardens and various support buildings.
  • Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion) (45 min)
    Kinkakuji Temple reflecting from the water The top two floors of this gorgeous Zen temple are completely covered in gold leaf. Surrounded by one of the most exquisite Muromachi Period gardens in Kyoto, the Golden Pavilion is one of Kyoto's must-sees!
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace (All Days Except Mondays) (40 min)
    20120313054812_1949490875_10001_4.jpeg Located within the beautiful gardens of Kyoto Gyoen, this architectural beauty was the residence of the Emperor of Japan until 1869.
    *Mondays, Tuesday if Monday is a national holiday, May 14-17 for the Aoi Festival, New Year's holidays, and whenever there is an Imperial Household event
  • Kitano Tenmangu Shrine (Mondays and Days when Imperial Palace is Closed) (40 min)
    This shrine's main hall is a designated national treasure and is famous for housing the God of scholarship. The shrine is especially beautiful during the plum blossom and autumn leaf seasons.
  • 12:40~13:00 Drop off at Kyoto Station
    You will have free time to explore until departure. Check your ticket to make sure you get back to the station at the right time to ride your train.
  • Free Time in the Afternoon (6-7 Hours Free)
    Explore the ancient capital of Kyoto on your own in the afternoon. Some recommended sights are Kiyomizudera Temple, the geisha district of Gion, Nishiki Market or a stroll through the little streets of HIgashiyama. Visit at your leisure, until it is time to return.
  • 19:00-21:30 Departure from Kyoto Station (40 min)
    Please check your ticket and the final itinerary for the train number and departure time.
  • 19:50-22:20 Tour Ends at Nagoya Station
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Notes
Restriction(s)
    • 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.
    • This is a special tour for international visitors. Please understand that residents of Japan cannot make bookings for this tour.
    • Tickets can only be delivered to hotels and hostels with a 24 hour front desk. Delivery to AirBnB accommodations and private homes is not possible.
Additional Note(s)
    • Meals are not included in the price.
    • You will not be able to choose the departure or arrival time of the bullet train. You also cannot choose your specific seating in advance.
    • During your free time in the afternoon, there will be no English-speaking guide to accompany you.
    • This tour includes expenses for the guided morning-tour portion and bullet train tickets only. Other expenses incurred during the day will not be included in the tour price.
    • Lost or stolen bullet train tickets will not be replaced. Should you misplace your ticket, you will be required to purchase a new ticket at your own expense.
    • On days when Nijo Castle is closed the tour will visit Ryoanji Temple. Nijo Castle is closed on Tuesdays in January, July, August, and December (if Tuesday is a national holiday, Nijo Castle will be closed on Wednesday).
    • The Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed on the following days. The tour will visit Kitano Tenmangu Shrine instead.
      (Mondays, Tuesday if Monday is a national holiday, May 14-17 for the Aoi Festival, New Year's holidays, and whenever there is an Imperial Household event).
      The tour will visit Nishi Hongan-ji Temple instead of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine on June 25, September 25, and December 25 in 2018, and February 25, March 25, and November 25 in 2019.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 20.
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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.

After your booking is confirmed, be sure to print your voucher and bring it with you on the day of your activity.

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Language English
Pick-up Not available
Duration 13.5 - 16 hour(s)
Availability Daily
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One Day Tour to Kyoto from Nagoya by Bullet Train with Afternoon Free Time