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Kyoto Highlights Sightseeing from a Double-Decker Open SKY BUS in Kyoto Quick Confirmation

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The massive torii gate of Heian Shrine

See the best sights of Kyoto on a half-day tour on board an open-top bus. This budget-friendly ride gives you a fantastic view of the temples, gardens, and shrines that Kyoto is known for.

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Free Fan and Water from July to September! (until 2020/09/30)

Planning to book in Japan's hottest months? No worries! Get a free fan, chilled wash cloth and bottled water to drive the summer heat away.

*All tour participants during the promo period can avail of the free items.

Book adult x 1, get child x 2 USD 0.96 OFF! (until 2020/08/31)

Book adult x 1, get child x 2 USD 0.00 OFF! (until 2020/08/31)

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NOTICE:
Please note that the following tour time will not be available on the following dates.
15:00 - March 23 to April 10, July 15 to 16
18:00 - August 10 to 12, August 17 to 31

Reservations from July 1, 2020 are temporarily suspended until further notice. Please check back on a later date for openings. We apologize for the inconvenience.
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Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 19.12
USD 19.12
Child (Age 6-12)
USD 9.56
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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 19.12
USD 19.12
Child (Age 6-12)
USD 9.56
USD 9.56
Adult fee: Middle school and up. Infants: Free, but seat will not be provided.

Book adult x 1, get child x 2 USD 0.96 OFF!

Adult (Age 13 & over)×1 Child (Age 6-12)×2
USD 8.60
Participation period: 2020/07/11 - 2020/08/31

Book adult x 1, get child x 2 USD 0.00 OFF!

Adult (Age 13 & over)×1 Child (Age 6-12)×2
USD 8.60
Participation period: 2020/07/11 - 2020/08/31
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Book your seat on an open-top double-decker bus and discover Kyoto's beauty as you drive by famous sights. You will see gardens, shrines, and temples as you ride along feeling the breeze while steeping yourself in the old capital's long history and culture.
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Bus fare / English audio guide / Japanese-speaking guide / Chinese audio guide / Korean audio guide
  • Schedule
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Starting time: 10:00 - 18:00 (Jul 17- Aug 31 only) (Show details)
  • 09:40 Check-in at Kyoto Station Karasumaguchi Bus Terminal
  • 10:00 Departure
  • Drive-By Sightseeing
    20150901060216_585834659_3077_9 You will pass by:

    Nishihonkanji Temple
    Nijo Castle
    Reizei House
    Kyoto Gardens
    Kamo Ohashi Bridge
    Lake Biwa Canal
    Heian Shrine Torii Gate
    Shourenin Temple
    Chionin Temple
    Yasaka Shrine
    Minamiza Theater
    Kyoto National Museum
    Sanjusangendo Temple
  • Kyoto Tower
    20150901060216_1830141479_3077_9 Make your way back to the modern world as the bus goes to the final leg of the trip!
  • Tour ends at Kyoto Station Karasumaguchi Bus Terminal
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • Infants ages 0-5 may join for free, but will not be able to avail of seats. If you wish to have a separate seat for infants ages 0-5, please book them as children.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Printed VELTRA voucher
    • There is no roof on the Sky Bus. Please make sure your clothing is appropriate for the weather.
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)
    • This is a drive-by tour, you may not leave the bus until the end of the tour.
    • 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.
    • In the case of severe bad weather, the provider may cancel or shorten the activity.
    • 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 earphones to further enjoy your tour on the bus.
    • Announcements by the tour attendant on the bus will be in Japanese only. The tour attendant speaks Japanese only.
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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USD 19.12
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(4.00/5.00) 4.00 / 5
(4 reviews)

Language English, Japanese, Chinese
Pick-up Not available
Availability Daily

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Nijo castle from the bus.
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by: Becky
Not enough English information. Japanese participants learned much more than did those listening to the translation audio