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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. Watch a maiko perform a traditional dance as you enjoy a sumptuous kaiseki Kyoto dinner. Snap a photo with the maiko after the show. Cap the tour with a lovely view of the city from Mt. Higashiyama.
    English Available
    Meal Provided
    Special

    USD80.53

    Daily
    3.5 - 4 hour(s) (evening)
  2. Visit the most photogenic spots around ancient Kyoto, including popular temples like Kiyomizudera, Fushimi Inari and Kinkakuji Temple! Then head over to see the lovely bamboo groves of Arashiyama.
    English Available

    From USD132.64

    Daily
    9 hour(s) (morning)
  3. Treat yourself to an an incredible private chartered tour of Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan. Ride in luxury in a spacious limousine as you discover the area.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD250.12

    Daily
  4. 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

    USD62.34

    Daily
    9.5 - 11.5 hour(s) (morning)
  5. 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

    USD147.80

    Daily
    10 - 12 hour(s) (morning)
  6. Learn about the life of geisha and maiko on this evening tour, led by a knowledgeable guide. Feel the history of Gion as you walk, and see Kyoto's famous maiko!
    English Available

    USD14.21

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  7. 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

    USD92.85

    Daily
    (morning)
  8. Take in the beauty and history of the three most famous temples of Kyoto on this easy half-day tour. Visit the amazing temples of Kinkakuji, Ginkakuji and Kiyomizudera.
    English Available

    USD54.00

    Daily
    5.5 hour(s) (morning)
  9. 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 USD57.79

    Daily
    4 - 11 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  10. 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 USD47.37

    Daily
    8.5 hour(s) (morning)
  11. Gain insight into the rich history of this vast city as you walk along the ruins of the atomic bomb park and museum. Gaze upon the sacred Itsukushima Shrine and sink your teeth into mouthwatering Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki.
    English Available

    From USD322.13

    Sun, Tue, Thu, Fri
    12 - 13 hour(s) (morning)
  12. Set out for Hiroshima as you visit some of the most sacred locations in Japan. Get to the heart of this country, both old and new, all with an English guide. Perfect for families staying in Kyoto!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD364.76

    Daily
    12.5 hour(s) (morning)
  13. 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

    USD18.95

    Family Discount
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  14. Spend a full day exploring two historical cities, Uji and Nara. Known to be two of Japan’s oldest cities, visit the famed Byodoin and Todaiji temple, Kasuga Taisha shrine and play with the friendly deer!
    English Available

    USD173.38

    Tue, Fri
    10.5 - 11.5 hour(s) (morning)
  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

    USD66.32

    Daily
    4 hour(s) (afternoon)
  16. Dress in a traditional kimono and walk the historic streets of Kyoto. Visit Kiyomizudera Temple and then stroll through quiet Sannenzaka in your kimono.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD100.28

    Group Discount
    Daily
    3.5 hour(s) (morning)
  17. 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.
    English Available

    USD28.42

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

    USD131.69

    Daily
    (morning)
  19. 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

    USD18.95

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    5 hour(s) (morning)
  20. From Kyoto Station, bike around the city's most beautiful historic and spiritual locations. Pedal by the Kamo River, iconic Heian Shrine, Nanzenji Temple and the Philosopher's Path!
    English Available

    USD74.02

    Daily
    4 hour(s) (morning)

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