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Explore the streets and alleyways of Kyoto on foot and get to know the city in-depth. From gorgeous shrines and temples to bustling markets and drinking pubs, find a tour that fits your travel needs below.
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  1. No.1
    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

    USD14.23

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  2. No.2
    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

    USD131.89

    Daily
    (morning)
  3. No.3
    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

    USD88.95

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

    USD155.61

    Daily
    3.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  5. 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

    USD66.42

    Daily
    4 hour(s) (afternoon)
  6. 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

    USD18.98

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    5 hour(s) (morning)
  7. 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.
    Pick-up Provided

    USD102.47

    Group Discount
    Daily
    4 hour(s) (morning)
  8. 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 maki sushi roll at a traditional machiya house.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD134.64

    Daily
    3.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  9. 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 USD100.42

    Group Discount
    Daily
    5 hour(s) (morning)
  10. Spend a full day exploring the must-see sights of Kyoto. Walk along the charming streets of Gion, see the majestic halls of Kiyomizudera, and discover exciting tastes at Nishiki Market.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD113.86

    Daily
    7 hour(s) (morning)
  11. See Kyoto and Arashiyama's most stunning spots, including the famous Bamboo Grove! Experience sutra copying at Daikakuji Temple, savor a Buddhist lunch at Tenryuji Temple and ride a rickshaw.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD275.16

    Mon, Fri
    7 - 7.5 hour(s) (morning)
  12. Clear your mind with a peaceful tour of Zen temples in Kyoto. You can join a zazen meditation course at Myoshinji Temple and practice the art yourself.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD137.31

    Group Discount
    Daily
    8 hour(s) (morning)
  13. 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 USD100.42

    Group Discount
    Daily
    3.5 hour(s) (morning)
  14. Discover the hidden streets of Kyoto's old geisha districts of Gion and Miyagawacho, and keep your eye out for strolling maiko. Then visit the home of Japanese Zen, and check out the tranquil garden.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD62.51

    Group Discount
    Daily
    4 hour(s) (morning)

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