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Choose from a variety of bus tours in Japan, and forget about having to worry about train schedules or expensive taxis. Save time, see the best sights in a convenient way and learn about Japan's history and culture.
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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 USD132.04

    2-for-1
    Review Rebate
    Daily
    9 hour(s) (morning)
  2. No.2
    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 USD47.16

    Daily
    8.5 hour(s) (morning)
  3. No.3
    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

    USD54.51

    Daily
    5.5 hour(s) (morning)
  4. Explore Kyoto at your own pace using a 24-hour or 48-hour hop-on hop-off pass that goes to popular tourist spots of the ancient capital. Visit Nijo Castle, Kinkakuji Temple, Heian Shrine or simply enjoy the view from the open-top bus!
    English Available

    From USD33.01

    Daily
  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

    USD147.13

    Daily
    10 - 12 hour(s) (morning)
  6. Board a bus for a day of visiting award-winning scenic landscapes of Kyoto with an English-speaking guide. Begin with a visit to the famed Amanohashidate before venturing through the thatched roof village of Miyama for a picture-perfect day.
    English Available
    Meal Provided
    Special

    From USD83.00

    Daily
    9.5 - 10.5 hour(s) (morning)
  7. 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 USD57.53

    Daily
    4 - 11 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  8. 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

    USD18.86

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  9. 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

    USD172.60

    Tue, Fri
    10.5 - 11.5 hour(s) (morning)
  10. 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

    USD28.67

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  11. Stroll through the garden of 3,000 maple trees forming a corridor of color and lights. Enjoy the stunning views of the famed Eikando and Chion-in temples with convenient transfers by bus.

    USD40.56

    Daily
    (evening)
  12. Go off the beaten path and spend the day out in Shiga Prefecture. Visit a lovely glass studio and music box shop at the retro Kurokabe Square and see Nagahama Castle. For lunch, choose between delicious wagyu beef or Omi pork.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD113.18

    2-for-1
    Review Rebate
    Daily
    10.5 - 13.5 hour(s) (morning)
  13. 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

    From USD75.45

    2-for-1
    Review Rebate
    Daily
    11.5 - 12.5 hour(s) (morning)
  14. See the temples and shrines of Kyoto illuminate at night while you dine inside the luxurious Restaurant bus. Taste the flavors of Kyoto through the glorious full-course kaiseki cuisine and take a 30-minute stroll at Kiyomizu-dera temple.

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  15. Wine and dine on a delicious full-course kaiseki lunch cuisine while touring around the historical temples and shrines of Kyoto. Enjoy the panoramic view of this ancient city from your bus seat with a 30-minute free time in Arashiyama.

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  16. Spend a day in rural Kyoto as you stroll along the bamboo grove of Arashiyama and the thatched roof village of Miyama. Make your very own snow lantern and experience a dreamy winter scenery after sundown.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD66.02

    Weekend
    12.5 - 13.5 hour(s) (morning)
  17. Visit World Heritage Sites like Ujigami Shrine and dramatic Byodoin Temple, the enjoy a Japanese-style lunch near the Uji River. Learn the secrets of the tea ceremony and explore famous Fushimi Inari!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD273.52

    Tue, Fri
    7 hour(s) (morning)
  18. 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

    USD35.56

    Daily
    3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  19. Walk the historical sites from the Tale of Genji, and discover the importance of Byodo-in and Mampukuji Temple that played an important role in Japanese history. Spend a full day exploring popular sites of Uji.

    USD94.69

    Daily
    7.5 hour(s) (morning)

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