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Tokyo to Kyoto 1-Day Tour by Shinkansen with Fushimi Inari & Kiyomizu-dera Visit Instant Confirmation

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Set out from Tokyo to Kyoto, where you can travel in the gorgeous history of Japan. See the ancient capital's beautiful shrines and temples such as Kiyomizu Temple, Fushimi Inari Taisha and Sanjusangendo with your English-speaking guide.

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  • Visitors on the Kiyomizu Temple balcony in Kyoto.
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  • A Shinkansen bullet train zipping through Japan
Looking for a day trip from Tokyo to Kyoto? Look no further! This tour whisks you away on the Nozomi, Japan’s fastest bullet train. Speed down to Kyoto and visit its top attractions!

After you arrive in Kyoto, you will be welcomed with a Western lunch, perfect for giving you the energy for the day. Of course, no trip to Kyoto is complete without visiting both Sanjusangendo and Kiyomizudera Temple. The latter boasts spectacular panoramic views of the city.

An ideal tour for mature visitors who are looking for things to do in Kyoto at a reasonable pace.
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Price
Standard Bullet Train Seat Only
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 305.13
USD 305.13
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 182.70
USD 182.70
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 305.13
USD 305.13
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 182.70
USD 182.70
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
  • Duration: 11.5 - 12.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Lunch / Admission / English-speaking guide / Air-conditioned deluxe motor coach transportation / Standard bullet train tickets
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 09:10 Check-in at Tokyo City i on the B1 Floor of the KITTE Building
  • 09:40 -10:20 Arrive at Tokyo Station
    Meet your English-speaking tour conductor who will guide you to your bullet train at the station.
  • Bullet Train to Kyoto Station (140 min.)
    A Shinkansen bullet train zipping through Japan Board the fast Nozomi bullet train bound for Kyoto. Check out the beautiful countryside while leaning back in your seat during the smooth ride.
  • 11:55 -12:40 Kyoto Station
  • Lunch (Western-style Menu)
    Start off your tour of Kyoto with a delicious Western-style lunch at a hotel.
  • New Miyako Hotel
    After the meal, walk from the hotel to Sunrise Tours Desk inside Avanti.
  • Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine (30 min.)
    shutterstock_1085668793 Stroll through the thousand red torii gates as you make your way to the famed shrine. You will be able to spot many fox statues, symbols of the messenger of Inari (the god of grains), as you explore the shrine which was dedicated by the Hakata Clan to the god of rice and sake in the 8th century.
  • Sanjusangen-do Temple (30 min.)
    This Buddhist temple is called Sanjusangendo (Hall of 33 Spaces) because of 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 in all of Japan.
  • Kiyomizu-dera Temple (70 min.)
    shutterstock_424767478 Founded in the early Heian Era (7th century), this temple is an icon of Kyoto and offers sweeping views of the ancient capital. Check out the traditional shopping street which leads to this World Heritage Site.
  • 18:00 -19:00 Kyoto Station
  • Bullet Train Back to Tokyo Station (140 min.)
  • 20:30-21:30 Tour Ends at Tokyo Station, Shinagawa Station, or Shin-Yokohama Station
Package detail / Schedule
Standard Bullet Train Seat with Hotel Transfers
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 408.72
USD 408.72
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 286.29
USD 286.29
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 408.72
USD 408.72
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 286.29
USD 286.29
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Enjoy the convenience of not having to find your own way to the Station from your hotel. Get picked up from your hotel in Tokyo and whisked to the station. On your return journey, you will be picked up from the station and brought back to your hotel.
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Lunch / Admission / English-speaking guide / Air-conditioned deluxe motor coach transportation / Standard bullet train tickets / Shuttle transfers to and from select hotels in Tokyo
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 08:20-09:00 Check-in at Designated Locations in Tokyo
  • 09:40 -10:20 Arrive at Tokyo Station
  • Bullet Train to Kyoto Station (140 min.)
    A Shinkansen bullet train zipping through Japan Board the fast Nozomi bullet train bound for Kyoto. Check out the beautiful countryside while leaning back in your seat during the smooth ride.
  • 11:55 -12:40 Kyoto Station
  • Lunch (Western-style Menu)
    Start off your tour of Kyoto with a delicious Western-style lunch at a hotel.
  • New Miyako Hotel
    After the meal, walk from the hotel to Sunrise Tours Desk inside Avanti.
  • Fushimi Taisha Shrine (30 min.)
    shutterstock_1085668793 Stroll through the thousand red torii gates as you make your way to the famed shrine. You will be able to spot many fox statues, symbols of the messenger of Inari (the god of grains), as you explore the shrine which was dedicated by the Hakata Clan to the god of rice and sake in the 8th century.
  • Sanjusangen-do Temple (30 min.)
    This Buddhist temple is called Sanjusangendo (Hall of 33 Spaces) because of 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 in all of Japan.
  • Kiyomizu-dera Temple (70 min.)
    shutterstock_424767478 Founded in the early Heian Era (7th century), this temple is an icon of Kyoto and offers sweeping views of the ancient capital. Check out the traditional shopping street which leads to this World Heritage Site.
  • 18:00 -19:00 Kyoto Station
  • Bullet Train Back to Tokyo Station (140 min.)
  • 20:30 -21:30 Tokyo Station
    An English-speaking tour conductor will meet you at Tokyo Station.
  • Drop-off Service from Tokyo Station
    You will be taken by taxi from Tokyo Station to your hotel located in Tokyo’s 23 Wards.
  • Tour Ends at Select Hotels in Tokyo 23 Wards
Package detail / Schedule
First Class Bullet Train Seat with Hotel Transfers
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 493.48
USD 493.48
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 371.05
USD 371.05
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 493.48
USD 493.48
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 371.05
USD 371.05
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Upgrade from a standard reserved seat to a Green Car (First Class) seat, and enjoy more space, a foot rest and in-seat power outlet.
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Lunch / Admission / English-speaking guide / Air-conditioned deluxe motor coach transportation / First class bullet train tickets / Shuttle transfers to and from select hotels in Tokyo
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 08:20-09:00 Check-in at Designated Locations in Tokyo
  • 09:40 -10:20 Arrive at Tokyo Station
  • Bullet Train to Kyoto Station (140 min.)
    A Shinkansen bullet train zipping through Japan Board the fast Nozomi bullet train bound for Kyoto. Check out the beautiful countryside while leaning back in your seat during the smooth ride.
  • 11:55 -12:40 Kyoto Station
  • Lunch (Western-style Menu)
    Start off your tour of Kyoto with a delicious Western-style lunch at a hotel.
  • New Miyako Hotel
    After the meal, walk from the hotel to Sunrise Tours Desk inside Avanti.
  • Fushimi Taisha Shrine (30 min.)
    shutterstock_1085668793 Stroll through the thousand red torii gates as you make your way to the famed shrine. You will be able to spot many fox statues, symbols of the messenger of Inari (the god of grains), as you explore the shrine which was dedicated by the Hakata Clan to the god of rice and sake in the 8th century.
  • Sanjusangen-do Temple (30 min.)
    This Buddhist temple is called Sanjusangendo (Hall of 33 Spaces) because of 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 in all of Japan.
  • Kiyomizu-dera Temple (70 min.)
    shutterstock_424767478 Founded in the early Heian Era (7th century), this temple is an icon of Kyoto and offers sweeping views of the ancient capital. Check out the traditional shopping street which leads to this World Heritage Site.
  • 18:00 -19:00 Kyoto Station
  • Bullet Train Back to Tokyo Station (140 min.)
  • 20:30 -21:30 Tokyo Station
    An English-speaking tour conductor will meet you at Tokyo Station.
  • Drop-off Service from Tokyo Station
    You will be taken by taxi from Tokyo Station to your hotel located in Tokyo’s 23 Wards.
  • Tour Ends at Select Hotels in Tokyo 23 Wards
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
  • All Packages
    • Participants under the age of 20 may travel alone with written consent from a parent or guardian. Participants under the age of 15 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
    • This is a special tour for overseas visitors only.
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • Children ages 0-5 will not have their own seat. If you would like a seat for a child aged 0-5, please book them as a child (ages 6-11).
    • Please note that due to repair and restoration work, part or all of the Kiyomizu-dera Temple Main Hall will not be visible.
    • Train times may change due to timetable alterations or other reasons.
    • Due to traffic conditions or other reasons, public transportation may be used to reach Tokyo Station or participants may board the Shinkansen at Shinagawa Station instead.
    • Hotel transfers will only run between Tokyo Station and hotels located within the Tokyo 23 special wards area. Passengers may opt to disembark at Shinagawa/Shin-Yokohama Stations on the return trip but may not avail of the hotel drop-off service.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
  • All Packages
    • You can book a maximum of 20.
FAQ
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
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.

After your booking is confirmed, be sure to print your voucher and bring it with you on the day of your activity.

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Language English
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Availability Daily
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I booked our Kyoto tour for my mom and me 2 days before the date. The process was simple and instant confirmation was received. Meet up place was very easy to find. The tour was smooth and very profes...more
by: Michael
Had a wonderful time and would highly recommend this package. Yuki was our guide and she was amazing. We went to 3 temples/shrines on the one day tour. I did the one day trip - it is a long day bu...more
by: CityDiscovery
Kyoto is really worth visiting, if you're pressed for time, I recommend this tour. Excellent overview, top must-see temples are visited. Of course, if you have more than a day, take the 3 days or more...more
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