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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. 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 USD240.63

    Daily
  2. Beautiful Kyoto Full Day Sightseeing Tour
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    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
    Meal Provided

    From USD118.49

    Daily
    9 hour(s) (morning)
  3. 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
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD55.60

    Daily
    3.5 - 9 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  4. 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
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD136.72

    Daily
    10 - 11.5 hour(s) (morning)
  5. 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

    USD9.11

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  6. 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

    USD51.95

    Daily
    5.5 hour(s) (morning)
  7. 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

    USD77.48

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Sat
    3.5 - 4 hour(s) (evening)
  8. 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

    USD26.89

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  9. 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.
    English Available

    USD36.46

    Daily
    4.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  10. 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

    From USD59.82

    Daily
    4 hour(s) (afternoon)
  11. Enjoy the colors of autumn 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.
    Special

    From USD89.33

    Daily
    (morning)
  12. Experience a special autumn night in Kyoto with a delicious kaiseki dinner accompanied by a maiko performance. Have an unforgettable night as you gaze at the fiery red leaves at Kitano Tenmangu.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD86.59

    Daily
    4 - 4.5 hour(s) (evening)
  13. 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

    From USD81.01

    Daily
    3.5 - 4 hour(s) (evening)
  14. 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 USD45.57

    Daily
    8.5 hour(s) (morning)
  15. Go deep into Kyoto as you explore famous Nijo Castle and the beautiful Zen garden of Ryoanji Temple. Learn about the history of Kyoto through these two World Heritage Sites.
    English Available

    USD31.90

    Daily
    3.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  16. Ride the retro Randen trams and Kyoto buses all day for only 700 yen! Discover the hidden gems of the ancient capital and enjoy discounts at select shops too.

    USD6.38

    Daily
  17. Enter a fascinating world as you check out the best sights of Kyoto including Kinkakuji and Arashiyama. Hop in a comfortable taxi from Osaka, and avoid the hassle of navigating public transportation.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD145.84

    Group Discount
    Daily
    9 hour(s) (morning)
  18. Set out, just your group and guide, and visit Sanzenin, Jikkoin, and Shorinin Temples. Each is famous for serene gardens made more than 1,000 years ago.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD96.47

    Group Discount
    Daily
    5 hour(s) (morning)
  19. 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

    USD18.23

    Daily
    (afternoon)
  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

    USD71.21

    Daily
    4 hour(s) (morning)

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