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See the best of Kyoto with specially curated tours tailored to fit every budget and travel style: from luxurious private charters to pocket-friendly bus or walking tours. Visit iconic sightseeing spots such as Kinkakuji and Kiyomizudera, or go in-depth with themed trips such exploring the geisha district of Gion. You can even hop on a bike and go around the city or ride a traditional boat on a river cruise. Check out exciting tours below.
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  1. No.1
    Visit the most photogenic spots around Kyoto, including popular sites like Kiyomizudera, Fushimi Inari, Kinkakuji Temple and the lovely Arashiyama bamboo grove! Bus and walk around the city to visit the best sites with an English-speaking guide!
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD134.36

    Daily
    9 hour(s) (morning)
  2. No.2
    Personalize your holiday with a customizable Kyoto private tour. Decide your own itinerary and see famous sites such as Fushimi Inari, Arashiyama, Kinkakuji, Nijo Castle, and more as a qualified English-speaking, highly-rated driver takes you around.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD199.62

    Daily
  3. No.3
    Explore both Kyoto and Nara conveniently on a bus tour to visit the highlights such as Fushimi Inari, Kinkakuji Temple, Todaiji Temple, and more! Get helpful English guidance along with transfers from either Kyoto or Osaka.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD64.88

    Mon, Wed, Sat
    10 - 12 hour(s) (morning)
  4. Venture through the ancient capital city to see the famous Fushimi Inari Shrine, Kiyomizudera Temple and the Kinkakuji Temple. Visit the highlights of Kyoto on a convenient bus.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD47.99

    Daily
    8.5 hour(s) (morning)
  5. Enjoy the colors of spring as a retro train takes you on a leisurely ride. Hop on a traditional boat and marvel at arresting sights as you make your way down the Hozugawa River. Wrap up your day with some free time to enjoy Arashiyama.
    English Available
    Special

    From USD95.97

    Daily
    (morning)
  6. Dive deeply into the richness of both Kyoto and Nara as you visit temples, shrines, and even the Imperial Palace. Treat yourself to a day in the majestic splendor of these ancient places.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD149.72

    Daily
    10.5 - 11.5 hour(s) (morning)
  7. Enter a fascinating world as you check out the best sights of Kyoto including Kinkakuji and Arashiyama with an English-speaking guide. Hop in a comfortable taxi from Osaka and avoid the hassle of navigating public transportation.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD167.95

    Group Discount
    Daily
    9 hour(s) (morning)
  8. Explore the ancient city of Kyoto with expert guides! See Kinkakuji Temple, the Imperial Palace, Sanjusangendo, Kiyomizu Temple and more. Choose your course!
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD58.54

    Daily
    4.5 - 10 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  9. Take a tranquil morning walk through serene Arashiyama, visit Tenryuji Temple, and walk around the Sagano Bamboo Grove. Make your trip more memorable with a river lunch cruise on a yakatabune (Japanese barge-style boat) along the scenic Hozu River.
    English Available

    From USD85.42

    Daily
    (morning)
  10. Get a special local's eye view of Kyoto as you cycle through hidden back roads. Pedal past all gems of this fantastic city on an incredible, private bike tour!
    Special

    From USD62.38

    Group Discount
    Daily
    3 - 3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  11. Grab your camera and hop on a bus to visit some of the best photo spots in Kyoto. Explore the bamboo groves of Arashiyama, the geisha district at Gion, famous shrines, temples and the beautiful kimono forest art installation for memorable pictures.
    English Available

    USD76.78

    Daily
    11.5 - 12.5 hour(s) (morning)
  12. Get a taste of Kyoto after dark! See the lantern-filled lanes of Gion and Pontocho. Find out where to grab a drink, which food stalls near Yasaka Shrine are the best and enjoy Kyoto's nightlife.
    English Available

    USD107.98

    Daily
    3.5 - 4 hour(s) (evening)
  13. Spend your time hiking up the Fushimi Inari Shrine or have a cup of matcha green tea at Uji. Stop by the iconic areas of Kyoto on a private taxi with a local English speaking driver.Slip in this ready to go plan in your itinerary!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD349.34

    Daily
  14. Discover the world of Japanese green tea with a visit to the home of matcha, Uji in Kyoto. Learn about the history of tea in Japan while seeing how the world's best matcha is made. A must-go for green tea lovers!
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD184.27

    Daily
    3.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  15. Experience Japan's culture capital of Kyoto. Spend a calm afternoon in Tofukuji's Zen garden, go through the beautiful torii gates of Fushimi Inari Shrine and visit the famous geisha district of Gion.
    English Available

    USD80.63

    Daily
    4 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  16. 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.
    English Available
    Special

    USD19.19

    Family Discount
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  17. Visit popular temples and world heritages on a private taxi while using your time in Kyoto efficiently. Let a local English speaking taxi guide take you around.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD199.62

    Daily
  18. This half-day walking tour will take you to see some of Kyoto's hidden gems. Explore the Gojo Rakuen geisha area, unusual shrines and traditional workshops, and make new friends as you explore!
    English Available

    USD19.19

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    5 hour(s) (morning)
  19. Enjoy the crisp air as you walk through the torii gates of Fushimi Inari Shrine. Take in the majestic sight of 1,001 statues of Kannon, also known as the Goddess of Mercy at the serene Sanjusangendo Temple.
    English Available

    USD29.75

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  20. Let a Zen master teach you Zazen meditation, and experience the culture of the temples during a walking tour of Tofukuji Temple and Fushimi Inari Shrine.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD102.40

    Group Discount
    Daily
    4 hour(s) (morning)

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