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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

    USD79.08

    Daily
    3.5 - 4 hour(s) (evening)
  2. 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 USD245.60

    Daily
  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

    USD61.21

    Daily
    9.5 - 11.5 hour(s) (morning)
  4. 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

    USD53.03

    Daily
    5.5 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

    USD145.13

    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

    USD13.95

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

    From USD130.24

    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 USD56.75

    Daily
    4 - 11 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  9. Get hands-on experience with Japanese cuisine, explore the shops of the local Nishiki Market and find all the ingredients you need for a delicious lunch. Learn to make sushi or Kyoto 'obanzai' (healthy vegetable dishes) and sample some sake.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD129.61

    Thu, Fri, Sat
    4 hour(s) (afternoon)
  10. 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 USD316.30

    Sun, Tue, Thu, Fri
    12 - 13 hour(s) (morning)
  11. 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 USD46.51

    Daily
    8.5 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

    USD358.16

    Daily
    12.5 hour(s) (morning)
  13. 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

    USD27.91

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  14. 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

    USD87.22

    Daily
    3.5 - 4 hour(s) (evening)
  15. 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

    USD72.68

    Daily
    4 hour(s) (morning)
  16. 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

    USD34.42

    Daily
    3.5 hour(s) (morning)
  17. 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.

    USD6.51

    Daily
  18. 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

    USD18.61

    Family Discount
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  19. Discover Kyoto's peaceful countryside with visits to the bamboo grove of Arashiyama in the morning and the thatched roof village of Miyama in the afternoon. Spend time experiencing local suburban life and enjoy a Japanese lunch.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD186.06

    Group Discount
    Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    8 hour(s) (morning)
  20. 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 USD148.85

    Group Discount
    Daily
    9 hour(s) (morning)

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