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One Day Kyoto Premium Sightseeing Tour from Tokyo by Shinkansen Bullet Train Instant Confirmation

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Kiyomizudera Temple

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 with your English speaking guide.

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  • Visitors on the Kiyomizu Temple balcony in Kyoto.
  • A Shinkansen bullet train zipping through Japan
  • A serene Kyoto temple
  • Kiyomizudera Temple and the city overlook
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 some of the most famous temples and shrines in the country!

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 would like to explore Kyoto at a reasonable pace.
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Price
Standard Bullet Train Seat
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 407.41
USD 407.41
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 285.37
USD 285.37
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
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Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 407.41
USD 407.41
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 285.37
USD 285.37
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Lunch / Admission / English-speaking guide / Air-conditioned deluxe motor coach transportation / Standard bullet train tickets
  • Schedule
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  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
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  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
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  • 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.)
    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.)
    fushimi inari torii1 Stroll through the thousand red torii gates as you make your way to the famed shrine. Worshipping the God of agriculture, spot the many iconic foxes as you explore.
  • 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.)
    Kiyomizudera Temple and the city overlook 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
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 491.89
USD 491.89
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 369.86
USD 369.86
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 491.89
USD 491.89
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 369.86
USD 369.86
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
  • 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.)
    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.)
    fushimi inari torii1 Stroll through the thousand red torii gates as you make your way to the famed shrine. Worshipping the God of agriculture, spot the many iconic foxes as you explore.
  • 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.)
    Kiyomizudera Temple and the city overlook 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)
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    • Participants under the age of 20 traveling alone require 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 international visitors. Please understand that residents of Japan cannot make bookings for this tour.
    • 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)
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    • 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.
    • The hotel drop-offs by taxi from Tokyo Station will service hotels located within the Tokyo 23 special wards area. When booking, please let us know the hotel at which you would like to be dropped off.
    • Drop-off service is not available for participants who disembark at stations other than Tokyo on the return trip (Shinagawa/Shin-Yokohama stations). Please inform us when booking if you would like to disembark at a station other than Tokyo Station. Also, note that changes to the shinkansen trip length cannot be made after departure.
    • 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 time table alterations or other reasons.
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
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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.

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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(7 reviews)
Language English
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Availability Daily
Meal Lunch

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

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
by: Mads
This day trip from Tokyo to Kyoto is highly recommended. The guide was excellent and the tour overall was an amazing experience.
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