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Tokyo to Kyoto 1-Day Tour by Shinkansen with Fushimi Inari & Kiyomizu-dera Visit Quick 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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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-style 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
Kyoto Tour with 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 307.10
USD 307.10
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 186.12
USD 186.12
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 307.10
USD 307.10
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 186.12
USD 186.12
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
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  • Check-out
    Time & Location
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  • 09:10 Check-in at Tokyo City i on the B1 Floor of the KITTE Building
  • 09:40 -10:20 Depart from 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.)
    141231Kiyomizudera1 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
Kyoto Tour with 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 390.85
USD 390.85
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 269.87
USD 269.87
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 390.85
USD 390.85
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 269.87
USD 269.87
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 / First class 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 Depart from 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.)
    141231Kiyomizudera1 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
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 international visitors. Please understand that residents of Japan cannot make bookings for this tour.
    • Children ages 0-5 will not have their own seat or meal. If you would like a seat or meal for a child aged 0-5, please book them as a child (ages 6-11).
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • 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.
    • Vegetarian options are available for lunch. Please make a request when booking if you prefer a vegetarian menu.
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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(8 reviews)

Language English
Pick-up Not available
Duration 11.5 - 12.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Meal Lunch

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

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 traveler
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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