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Head out on a historic journey from Osaka to Kyoto by bus. Save your time and travel comfortably around the ancient city to popular spots such as Kiyomizudera Temple, Fushimi Inari Shrine, Kinkakuji Temple, and more!

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Trace the ancient trails of Kyoto as you step into the majestic sites of Kiyomizudera Temple, Fushimi Inari shrine and Arashiyama on this one-day bus tour! With an optional lunch, taste the authentic flavor of Japanese cuisine.
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This activity will be temporarily suspended from March 28 to April 30, 2020. Please note that the dates of closure are subject to change.
Price
Bus Tour without Lunch
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 10.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 133.31
USD 133.31
Child (Age 4-11)
USD 114.26
USD 114.26
Infant (Age 0-3)
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 133.31
USD 133.31
Child (Age 4-11)
USD 114.26
USD 114.26
Infant (Age 0-3)
free
free
  • Duration: 11.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: General admission (all attractions included) / English-speaking guide / Chinese audio guide / Audio guides are also available in Spanish, French, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Thailand and Indonesian / Free Wi-Fi service on board the bus
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 07:20 Check-in at Hotel Vischio Osaka
  • 07:30 Depart
  • 08:30 Stop to pick up other guests at Kyoto Station
  • 08:55 Kiyomizudera Temple
    1 (3) Your tour begins with a visit to Kiyomizudera Temple, situated at one of Higashiyama mountain peaks. Learn about the wisdom and teachings of deity Kannon, and appreciate the rule of happiness and love as your guide gives you insight into the local traditions within the temple.
  • 10:15 Sanjusangendo Temple
    Make your way through the long main hall of the temple and see thousands of armed gold statues of Kannon Goddess of Mercy. This expansive collection has become a National Treasure of Japan, surrounded by other life-size statues of Buddhist deities.
  • 11:20 Fushimi Inari Taisha Shinto Shrine
    Fushimi Inari Visitor Be welcomed by spectacular torii gates as you enter the most significant shrine dedicated to Inari, the God of Rice. See fox statues, believed to serve as messengers during the ancient times, then have a glimpse of Toji Pagoda and Katsura River as you leave by bus.
  • 13:15 Lunch
    Savor a delicious serving of chanko nabe hot pot For those who selected the lunch plan, you can enjoy a delicious chicken hot pot meal that will get you going for the whole day.

    For those who selected the plan without lunch, enjoy a meal at your preferred dining spot in the area.
  • 14:15 Sagano and Arashiyama Walk
    shutterstock_748279042 Set out on an enchanting stroll through lush bamboo groves lining up your path. Visit the Togetsukyo Bridge, Sagano Bamboo Forest, and Tenryu-ji Temple along the way, then pass by Ninna-ji Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • 16:00 Kinkakuji Temple
    20160825070156_746818966_12123_0 Visit the picture-perfect, gold-leaf covered Zen Buddhist pavilion overlooking a large pond. Admire the breathtaking backdrop surrounded by lush mountains, then have a glimpse of Nijo Castle and Nishi Honganji Temple as you drive by before heading to Kyoto.
  • 17:15 Drop-offs at Kyoto Station
    You can leave the tour here if you wish.
  • 18:30 Tour Ends at Hotel Vischio Osaka
Package detail / Schedule
Bus Tour with Lunch
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 10.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 142.83
USD 142.83
Child (Age 4-11)
USD 123.78
USD 123.78
Infant (Age 0-3)
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 142.83
USD 142.83
Child (Age 4-11)
USD 123.78
USD 123.78
Infant (Age 0-3)
free
free
  • Duration: 11.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Lunch / General admission (all attractions included) / English-speaking guide / Chinese audio guide / Audio guides are also available in Spanish, French, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Thailand and Indonesian / Free Wi-Fi service on board the bus
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 07:20 Check-in at Hotel Vischio Osaka
  • 07:30 Depart
  • 08:30 Stop to pick up other guests at Kyoto Station
  • 08:55 Kiyomizudera Temple
    1 (3) Your tour begins with a visit to Kiyomizudera Temple, situated at one of Higashiyama mountain peaks. Learn about the wisdom and teachings of deity Kannon, and appreciate the rule of happiness and love as your guide gives you insight into the local traditions within the temple.
  • 10:15 Sanjusangendo Temple
    Make your way through the long main hall of the temple and see thousands of armed gold statues of Kannon Goddess of Mercy. This expansive collection has become a National Treasure of Japan, surrounded by other life-size statues of Buddhist deities.
  • 11:20 Fushimi Inari Taisha Shinto Shrine
    Fushimi Inari Visitor Be welcomed by spectacular torii gates as you enter the most significant shrine dedicated to Inari, the God of Rice. See fox statues, believed to serve as messengers during the ancient times, then have a glimpse of Toji Pagoda and Katsura River as you leave by bus.
  • 13:15 Lunch
    Savor a delicious serving of chanko nabe hot pot For those who selected the lunch plan, you can enjoy a delicious chicken hot pot meal that will get you going for the whole day.

    For those who selected the plan without lunch, enjoy a meal at your preferred dining spot in the area.
  • 14:15 Sagano and Arashiyama Walk
    shutterstock_748279042 Set out on an enchanting stroll through lush bamboo groves lining up your path. Visit the Togetsukyo Bridge, Sagano Bamboo Forest, and Tenryu-ji Temple along the way, then pass by Ninna-ji Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • 16:00 Kinkakuji Temple
    20160825070156_746818966_12123_0 Visit the picture-perfect, gold-leaf covered Zen Buddhist pavilion overlooking a large pond. Admire the breathtaking backdrop surrounded by lush mountains, then have a glimpse of Nijo Castle and Nishi Honganji Temple as you drive by before heading to Kyoto.
  • 17:15 Drop-offs at Kyoto Station
    You can leave the tour here if you wish.
  • 18:30 Tour Ends at Hotel Vischio Osaka
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • Infants may join for free but will not be getting a separate seat on the bus.
    • Infants may join for free but will not be getting a separate seat on the bus or a separate meal.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • All Packages
    • Walking shoes
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • Drop-off service is unavailable.
    • Vegetarian and Halal meals may be accommodated upon request. Please indicate upon booking.
    • Lunch menu may change due to operation.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
  • All Packages
    • You can book a maximum of 10.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 17:00 local time, 8 business days to 17:00 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 17:00 local time, 2 business days to 17:00 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 17:00 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.
From USD 133.31
From USD 133.31

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(17 reviews)

Language English, Chinese
Pick-up Not available
Duration 11.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Meal Lunch

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