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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. 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

    USD129.54

    Thu, Fri, Sat
    4 hour(s) (afternoon)
  2. 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

    USD11.16

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

    USD87.17

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

    USD65.09

    Daily
    4 hour(s) (afternoon)
  5. 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 USD98.41

    Group Discount
    Daily
    5 hour(s) (morning)
  6. 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

    From USD73.46

    11%
    OFF
    Review Rebate
    Daily
    (morning)
  7. Marvel at the illuminated cherry blossoms around the historical Nijo Castle during the hanami (flower viewing) season. Explore temples and shrines, taste delicious local treats and delight in a wonderful dinner at a Kyoto-style restaurant.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD144.12

    Weekday
    3.5 hour(s) (evening)
  8. Embark on an authentic Japanese sake brewery tour and taste an array of delicious sake. Dive deep into sake's history and production process and get your fill of good drinks and good stories.
    English Available

    USD92.98

    Sun, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3 hour(s) (afternoon)
  9. Discover the world of matcha through a visit to 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

    USD137.62

    Daily
    3.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  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

    USD111.58

    Daily
    7 hour(s) (morning)
  11. Walk through Nishiki Market, also known as the "kitchen of Kyoto." Sample fresh delicacies in one of the richest culinary atmospheres in the world and gain in-depth knowledge on how to prepare them.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD137.62

    Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (morning)
  12. 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

    USD100.42

    Group Discount
    Daily
    4 hour(s) (morning)
  13. 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 USD134.57

    Group Discount
    Daily
    8 hour(s) (morning)
  14. 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 USD98.41

    Group Discount
    Daily
    3.5 hour(s) (morning)
  15. 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 USD61.26

    Group Discount
    Daily
    4 hour(s) (morning)
  16. Offer up a prayer to the god of rice and protector of warriors, Inari Okami. Visit his brilliant main shrine before being touring a sake museum and sampling their delicious rice wines!
    English Available

    USDFree

    Mon, Thu
    4.5 hour(s)
  17. Visit Fushimi Inari-taisha shrine and see the iconic thousands of orange torii gates. Learn about sake before enjoying a tipple or two, tasting different kinds of Japanese rice wine.
    English Available

    From USD106.45

    Thu, Sat
    4 hour(s) (morning)
  18. Spend a full day exploring Uji and Nara, two of Japan’s oldest cities. Visit Byodoin and Todaiji, take part in a tea ceremony, and play with deer!

    USDFree

     

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