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Kyoto Morning, Afternoon or Full Day English-Guided Bus Tour from Osaka Instant Confirmation

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Pose under the iconic torii gates of Fushimi Inari

Embark on a historical adventure with an expert guide in the ancient city of Kyoto! Select from a morning around Nijo Castle & Kinkakuji Temple, an afternoon at Fushimi Inari & Kiyomizudera or a full-day with all the best spots.

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Full day and morning tours begin at Kyoto's famous Nijo Castle, where the last Edo Shogun restored authority to Japan's Imperial Court. Move on to golden Kinkakuji Temple, before a visit to the Kyoto Imperial Palace or Kitano Tenmangu Shrine.

The full-day adventure continues as you head to the halls of Sanjusangendo with its impressive 1,000 life-sized Kannon statues. Kiyomizudera Temple is your final destination, a historic gem with stunning vistas of Kyoto.
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The popular fall foliage season for 2019 is expected to be between mid-October - early December! Book early to reserve seats on a tour to see some of the best spots!
Price
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2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 20.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 97.73
USD 97.73
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 88.24
USD 88.24
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
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USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 97.73
USD 97.73
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 88.24
USD 88.24
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
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  • Duration (incl. transportation): 6 - 7 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Admission / Bus fare / Transportation fee / English-speaking guide
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 07:00-07:25 Pick-up from Select Hotels in Osaka
  • 07:25 Hotel Granvia Osaka
    Gather at Hotel Granvia Osaka and walk to Osaka Station. Board a rapid service train to Kyoto Station (non-reserved seating). Walk to AVANTI Sunrise Tours Desk(Kyoto Sta. Hachijo Exit.).
  • 08:30 Depart from Kyoto Station by Bus
  • Nijo Castle (50 mins)
    shutterstock_1146545348 The grounds consist of two concentric rings of fortification, the Honmaru (main circle of defense) and the Ninomaru (secondary circle of defense), along with beautiful gardens and various support buildings.
  • Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion) (45 mins)
    Kinkakuji Temple in the autumn A gorgeous Zen temple, the top two floors are completely covered in gold leaf and surrounded by one of the most exquisite Muromachi Period gardens in the area.
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace or Kitano Tenmangu Shrine (40 mins)
    20120313054812_1949490875_10001_4.jpeg Imperial Palace visited all days except Mondays.
    Kitano Tenmangu Shrine visited on Mondays and Tuesday when Monday is a holiday or when imperial festivities are being held in Kyoto.
  • 13:15 Kyoto Station and go to Osaka Station
    Proceed to Osaka by JR Special Rapid Service or Rapid Service (non-reserved seats).
  • 13:15-13:45 Tour Ends at Osaka Station
Package detail / Schedule
Afternoon Tour
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 20.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 85.39
USD 85.39
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 75.91
USD 75.91
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 85.39
USD 85.39
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 75.91
USD 75.91
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
  • キャプチャ
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 6 - 7.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Admission / Bus fare / Transportation fee / English-speaking guide
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 12:00-12:30 Pick-up from Select Hotels in Osaka
  • 12:30 Hotel Granvia Osaka
    Gather at Hotel Granvia Osaka and walk to Osaka Station. Board a rapid service train to Kyoto Station (non-reserved seating). Walk to AVANTI Sunrise Tours desk (Kyoto Sta. Hachijo Exit.).
  • 13:30 Depart from Kyoto Station by Bus
  • Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine (30 mins)
    fushimi inari torii1 Make way through the thousand red torii gates as you pay a visit to the God of agriculture. See the many inari foxes as you explore the famed shrine.
  • Sanjusangendo Temple (30 mins)
    This Buddhist temple received the popular name of Sanjusangendo (Hall of 33 spaces) from the architecture of the 120 meter long hall. The hall holds 1,000 statues of the Thousand Armed Kannon, one of the most important Buddhist deities.
  • Kiyomizudera Temple (70 mins)
    キャプチャ View the city of Kyoto from this hilltop temple and take a sip from the Otowa waterfall flowing from beneath the main hall, said to grant wishes to those who drink it.
  • Kyoto Station to Osaka Station
    Proceed to Osaka by JR Special Rapid Service or Rapid Service (non-reserved seats).
  • 18:30-19:30 Tour Ends at Osaka Station
Package detail / Schedule
Full Day Tour with Lunch
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 20.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 162.25
USD 162.25
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 143.27
USD 143.27
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 162.25
USD 162.25
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 143.27
USD 143.27
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
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  • Duration (incl. transportation): 11.5 - 12.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Lunch / Admission / Bus fare / Transportation fee / English-speaking guide
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 07:00-07:25 Pick-up from Select Hotels in Osaka
  • 07:25 Hotel Granvia Osaka
    Gather at Hotel Granvia Osaka and walk to Osaka Station. Board a rapid service train to Kyoto Station (non-reserved seating). Walk to AVANTI Sunrise Tours Desk (Kyoto Sta. Hachijo Exit.).
  • 08:30 Depart from Kyoto Station
  • Nijo Castle (50 mins)
    shutterstock_1146545348 The grounds consist of two concentric rings of fortification, the Honmaru (main circle of defense) and the Ninomaru (secondary circle of defense), along with beautiful gardens and various support buildings.
  • Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion) (45 mins)
    Kinkakuji Temple in the autumn A gorgeous Zen temple, the top two floors are completely covered in gold leaf and surrounded by one of the most exquisite Muromachi Period gardens in the area.
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace or Kitano Tenmangu Shrine (40 mins)
    20120313054812_1949490875_10001_4.jpeg Imperial Palace visited all days except Mondays.
    Kitano Tenmangu Shrine visited on Mondays and Tuesday when Monday is a holiday or when imperial festivities are being held in Kyoto.
  • Lunch (For Those with Lunch Plan) (60 mins)
    Refuel for the afternoon's adventures with a delicious Japanese/Western lunch!

    For those without a lunch plan, the tour will stop around Kyoto Station. Feel free to find a place of your choice for lunch! (Meal charges are not included in the plan without lunch)
  • Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine (30 mins)
    fushimi inari torii1 Make way through the thousand red torii gates as you pay a visit to the God of agriculture. See the many inari foxes as you explore the famed shrine.
  • Sanjusangendo Temple (30 mins)
    This Buddhist temple received the popular name of Sanjusangendo (Hall of 33 spaces) from the architecture of the 120 meter long hall. The hall holds 1,000 statues of the Thousand Armed Kannon, one of the most important Buddhist deities.
  • Kiyomizudera Temple (70 mins)
    キャプチャ View the city of Kyoto from this hilltop temple and take a sip from the Otowa waterfall flowing from beneath the main hall, said to grant wishes to those who drink it.
  • Kyoto Station to Osaka Station
    Proceed to Osaka by JR Special Rapid Service or Rapid Service (non-reserved seats).
  • 18:30-19:30 Tour Ends at Osaka Station
Package detail / Schedule
Full Day Tour without Lunch
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 20.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 153.71
USD 153.71
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 135.68
USD 135.68
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 153.71
USD 153.71
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 135.68
USD 135.68
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
  • キャプチャ
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 11.5 - 12.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Admission / Bus fare / Transportation fee / English-speaking guide
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 07:00-07:25 Pick-up from Select Hotels in Osaka
  • 07:25 Hotel Granvia Osaka
    Gather at Hotel Granvia Osaka and walk to Osaka Station. Board a rapid service train to Kyoto Station (non-reserved seating). Walk to AVANTI Sunrise Tours Desk (Kyoto Sta. Hachijo Exit.).
  • 08:30 Depart from Kyoto Station
  • Nijo Castle (50 mins)
    shutterstock_1146545348 The grounds consist of two concentric rings of fortification, the Honmaru (main circle of defense) and the Ninomaru (secondary circle of defense), along with beautiful gardens and various support buildings.
  • Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion) (45 mins)
    Kinkakuji Temple in the autumn A gorgeous Zen temple, the top two floors are completely covered in gold leaf and surrounded by one of the most exquisite Muromachi Period gardens in the area.
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace or Kitano Tenmangu Shrine (40 mins)
    20120313054812_1949490875_10001_4.jpeg Imperial Palace visited all days except Mondays.
    Kitano Tenmangu Shrine visited on Mondays and Tuesday when Monday is a holiday or when imperial festivities are being held in Kyoto.
  • Lunch (For Those with Lunch Plan) (60 mins)
    Refuel for the afternoon's adventures with a delicious Japanese/Western lunch!

    For those without a lunch plan, the tour will stop around Kyoto Station. Feel free to find a place of your choice for lunch! (Meal charges are not included in the plan without lunch)
  • Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine (30 mins)
    fushimi inari torii1 Make way through the thousand red torii gates as you pay a visit to the God of agriculture. See the many inari foxes as you explore the famed shrine.
  • Sanjusangendo Temple (30 mins)
    This Buddhist temple received the popular name of Sanjusangendo (Hall of 33 spaces) from the architecture of the 120 meter long hall. The hall holds 1,000 statues of the Thousand Armed Kannon, one of the most important Buddhist deities.
  • Kiyomizudera Temple (70 mins)
    キャプチャ View the city of Kyoto from this hilltop temple and take a sip from the Otowa waterfall flowing from beneath the main hall, said to grant wishes to those who drink it.
  • Kyoto Station to Osaka Station
    Proceed to Osaka by JR Special Rapid Service or Rapid Service (non-reserved seats).
  • 18:30-19:30 Tour Ends at Osaka Station
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
  • All Packages
    • Children (ages 0-5 years) will be able to participate for free under the following conditions.
      Tour:
      An individual seat will not be provided. Please have them sit on the lap of their parent or guardian. If there are seats available, they are welcome to use it, however they will not be getting a priority in seating.
      An individual meal or snack will not be provided as well.
      If you would like any of the above for children (ages 0-5 years), please book them as a child.
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • Public transportation will be used for the trip between Osaka and Kyoto. Please note that seating is not guaranteed.
    • Meals are not included in the price.
    • Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed to the public on the following days. During these times, Kitano Tenmangu Shrine will be visited instead:
      (Mondays, Tuesday if Monday is a national holiday, May 14-17 for the Aoi Festival, New Year's holidays, and whenever there is an Imperial Household event).
    • The tour will visit Nishi Hongan-ji Temple instead of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine on February 25, March 25 and November 25.
    • Nijo Castle is closed on Tuesdays in January, July, August, and December. (Closed on the following day if Tuesday is a holiday.) If closed, or if the tour is during the year-end/New Year's holidays, Ryoan-ji Temple will be visited instead.
    • Meals are not included in the price.
    • Please note that due to repair and restoration work, part or all of the Kiyomizudera Temple Main Hall will not be visible.
    • Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed to the public on the following days. During these times, Kitano Tenmangu Shrine will be visited instead:
      (Mondays, Tuesday if Monday is a national holiday, May 14-17 for the Aoi Festival, New Year's holidays, and whenever there is an Imperial Household event).
    • The tour will visit Nishi Hongan-ji Temple instead of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine on February 25, March 25 and November 25.
    • Nijo Castle is closed on Tuesdays in January, July, August, and December. (Closed on the following day if Tuesday is a holiday.) If closed, or if the tour is during the year-end/New Year's holidays, Ryoan-ji Temple will be visited instead.
    • Please note that due to repair and restoration work, part or all of the Kiyomizudera Temple Main Hall will not be visible.
    • A Japanese set meal will be served for lunch. Vegetarian, Halal, gluten-free, and other meal requests are not available.
    • Meals are not included in the price.
    • Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed to the public on the following days. During these times, Kitano Tenmangu Shrine will be visited instead:
      (Mondays, Tuesday if Monday is a national holiday, May 14-17 for the Aoi Festival, New Year's holidays, and whenever there is an Imperial Household event).
    • The tour will visit Nishi Hongan-ji Temple instead of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine on February 25, March 25 and November 25.
    • Nijo Castle is closed on Tuesdays in January, July, August, and December. (Closed on the following day if Tuesday is a holiday.) If closed, or if the tour is during the year-end/New Year's holidays, Ryoan-ji Temple will be visited instead.
    • Please note that due to repair and restoration work, part or all of the Kiyomizudera Temple Main Hall will not be visible.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
  • All Packages
    • You can book a maximum of 20.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 8 business days to 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 2 business days to 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 1 business days to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
Change policy
  • Please contact Veltra immediately if you make any changes to your booking once it is confirmed, as:

    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 8 business days to 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 2 business days to 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 1 business days to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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