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Kyoto EDITOR'S PICKS
Experience Kyoto with Locals
Get to know the more hidden side of Kyoto with local residents. Besides thousands of temples and shrines, you can discover the best spots to catch a glimpse of geisha and maiko, where to sip the city's finest sake or check out restaurants off the tourist track.
8Activities

    Availability varies by date for all activities.

  1. 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

    USD60.96

    Daily
    4 hour(s) (afternoon)
  2. 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

    USD127.25

    Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (morning)
  3. 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 USD245.22

    Daily
  4. 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

    USD111.46

    Daily
    7 hour(s) (morning)
  5. Enjoy an authentic and delicious 10-course dinner in Kyoto. First explore the Shirakawa river and make your way through the traditional geisha district of Gion. Then enjoy your traditional meal.
    English Available

    USD166.26

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (evening)
  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

    USD9.29

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  7. Get hands-on experience with Japanese cuisine, and explore the shops of the local market to find all the ingredients you need for a delicious lunch. Learn to make sushi and sample sake at a brewery!
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD116.37

    Sun, Thu, Fri
    3.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  8. Spend the morning exploring often overlooked jewels of southern Kyoto! Explore the thousands of orange torii gates of the famous Inari Shrine, before enjoying a flavorful sake-tasting tour.
    English Available

    USD106.33

    Thu, Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (morning)

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