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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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Free Heat Pack, Warm Drink, and Blanket Rental (until 2019/03/17)

During the colder winter days, stay warm with a heat pack, a warm drink, and a blanket will be available for rent.

Available for all participants.

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Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 37.50
USD 37.50
Child (Age 6-12)
USD 19.69
USD 19.69
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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 37.50
USD 37.50
Child (Age 6-12)
USD 19.69
USD 19.69
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.
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Bus fare / English audio guide / Japanese-speaking guide / Chinese audio guide / Korean audio guide / Admission to Kinkakuji Temple
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
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Starting time: 10:00 13:00
Starting time: 10:00 13:00
  • 09:40 Check-in at Kyoto Station Karasumaguchi 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
    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
    Minamiza
  • Kiyomizudera Temple
    20150901060216_585834659_3077_9 A must-see spot on any trip to Kyoto.

    *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 Tour ends at Kyoto Station Karasumaguchi Bus Terminal
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • Infants ages 0-5 may join for free, but they will not be getting a separate seat on the bus. If you wish to have a separate seat for infants ages 0-5, please book them as a child
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Printed VELTRA voucher
Requirement(s) - Others
    • Please check-in at least 20 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)
    • 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 needed on site.
    • 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.
    • Please note that the roof is undergoing repairs at Kiyomizudera temple.
FAQ
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between the booking confirmation date to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of JPY 100 per participant.
  • 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 between the booking confirmation date to 1 hour prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of JPY 100 per participant.
    Any changes made after 1 hour 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, Japanese, Chinese
Pick-up Not available
Availability Daily
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Kiyomizudera and Kinkakuji Temples Open-Top SKY BUS Tours in Kyoto