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Popular Tours and Activities in Kyoto
Discover some of the best experiences and activities available in Kyoto! From beginner-friendly walking tours of the ancient capital to elegant maiko dinners, we have you covered. Kyoto is an ideal spot to learn more about traditional crafts and cuisine, so you can bring back new skills and your own hand-made souvenirs home as reminders of your visit. Read the reviews and scroll through the photos of other guests, to find the perfect experience for you!
10Activities

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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 USD246.81

    Daily
  2. 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

    USD61.36

    Daily
    4 hour(s) (afternoon)
  3. 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

    USD112.19

    Daily
    7 hour(s) (morning)
  4. Learn to make soba noodles the retro way, just a few minutes from Kiyomizudera Temple. Do it all, from prepping, mixing, rolling, and cutting the dough, then eat your freshly made noodles.

    USD27.11

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  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

    USD9.35

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  6. Ride a convenient door to door shuttle between central Kyoto central and Kansai International Airport (KIX). Great for both solo travelers and groups!
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD39.27

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  7. Savor Kyoto dishes on the riverbed while enjoying the cool breeze. Enjoy the unique opportunity to talk or take photos with Kyoto maiko who will serve you drinks and provide entertaining banter!
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD126.21

    Daily
    (evening)
  8. 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

    USD73.04

    Daily
    4 hour(s) (morning)
  9. Experience an enchanting time with a maiko as you savor an elegant course-style dinner. Watch an elegant dance and play traditional games for a memorable time in the geisha district of Gion.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD177.63

    Tue, Thu
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  10. 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

    USD359.94

    Daily
    12.5 hour(s) (morning)

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