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Thanks to the Nozomi shinkansen (bullet train) it is actually possible to take a day trip from Tokyo to see Kyoto's iconic temples and shrines, such as golden Kinkakuji, Heian Jingu Shrine and Fushimi Inari Shrine. If you want a more in-depth experience, we recommend joining an overnight or multi-day tour as well. Start with the vibrant modern streets of Tokyo and make your way to Kyoto. Experience the contrast between the old capital and the new and find exciting adventures on the tours below.
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  1. Ride the famous shinkansen bullet train and zip from Tokyo to Kyoto for a full day in the ancient capital. Visit golden Kinkakuji Temple, Nijo Castle, with free time to explore in the afternoon!
    English Available

    USD253.31

    Daily
    16.5 - 17.5 hour(s) (morning)
  2. 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.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD404.17

    Daily
    12.5 - 13.5 hour(s) (morning)
  3. This bargain travel package to Kyoto includes Hikari shinkansen bullet train tickets to and from Tokyo and accommodations in the ancient capital!

    From USD183.46

    Group Discount
    Family Discount
    Daily
    2 day (morning)
  4. Take the Golden Route tour from Tokyo and visit Mt. Fuji, Hakone and Kyoto on a safe, worry free trip with a an English speaking guided bus tour! Perfect to see the sights in a limited time.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD649.10

    Group Discount
    Family Discount
    Daily
    2 day (morning)
  5. Travel to Kyoto from Tokyo by shinkansen and spend 2 days in the historic city. This convenient, bargain package includes hotel accommodation and bullet train tickets.

    From USD221.64

    Group Discount
    Family Discount
    Daily
    2 day (morning)
  6. Hop in on a two day guided tour of both Kyoto and Nara. Round trip bullet train tickets and lovely hotel accommodations meet top class guiding for a fun and informative adventure.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD601.60

    Group Discount
    Family Discount
    Daily
    2 day (morning)
  7. Immerse yourself in Japanese culture on this round-trip tour from Tokyo. Journey to the majestic Mt. Fuji, beautiful Kyoto and historic Nara, and discover the best of Japan in just 3 days!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD739.43

    Group Discount
    Family Discount
    Daily
    3 day (morning)

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