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Tours departing Kyoto

Various sightseeing and cultural day tours in Kyoto and neighboring cities and prefectures.


Kyoto and Nara Day Trip from Kyoto including Nijo Castle

Kyoto and Nara Day Trip from Kyoto including Nijo Castle - $ 127.15
Explore the cultural treasures of Kyoto and Nara on a full-day tour from Kyoto. Escorted by a local guide, you'll tour Kyoto in the morning, enjoy a buffet lunch at the Kyoto Handicraft Center, then take an afternoon tour of Nara's temples and shrines.



Kyoto Morning Tour - Golden Pavilion, Nijo Castle, Kyoto Imperial Palace including Lunch

Kyoto Morning Tour - Golden Pavilion, Nijo Castle, Kyoto Imperial Palace including Lunch - $ 83.76
Enjoy the sights of Kyoto on this morning tour. Visit Nijo Castle, marvel at the gold covered Kinkakuji Temple - Golden Pavilion, walk through Kyoto Imperial Palace - The emperor's residence until 1868 and enjoy buffet lunch at the Kyoto Handicraft Center, where you will also have the opportunity to make your own woodwork print.



Byodo-in Temple

Uji & Nara 1-Day Tour from Kyoto - 18,800yen~

Visit Ujigami Shrine, Byodo-in Temple, Todaiji Temple and Kasuga Shrine - Designated as World Heritage Sites. Also visit Uji Bridge, Nakanoshima Island and Nara Park. Ujigami Shrine - Its inner shrine is said to be the oldest Shinto building in Japan and is a world heritage. The hall of worship is a national treasure and a brilliant architectural example of the early Kamakura Period.


Kinkakuji

Kyoto Morning & Experience Making Sushi Tour - 18,800yen~

This tour includes visit to Nijo Castle and Kinkakuji temple, both designated as World Heritage Sites. You will also visit Kyoto Imperial Palace, Kyoto Handicraft Center and experience making and tasting sushi.



Arashiyama and Sagano Morning Walking Tour

Arashiyama and Sagano Morning Walking Tour - $ 85.78
Stroll through rural bamboo groves and visit mountain temples outside Kyoto on this morning walking tour of the Sagano and Arashiyama districts. You'll experience the tranquil beauty of Japan's rural temples and gardens, and experience Japanese life outside the big cities.



Kyoto Afternoon Tour to Heian Shrine, Sanjusangendo Hall and Kiyomizu Temple from Osaka

Kyoto Afternoon Tour to Heian Shrine, Sanjusangendo Hall and Kiyomizu Temple from Osaka - $ 83.76
Enjoy an afternoon in Kyoto! This six-hour tour includes visits to the Heian Shrine, Sanjusangendo Hall and the Kiyomizu Temple.




Nara Afternoon Tour of Todaiji Temple, Deer Park and Kasuga Shrine from Osaka

Nara Afternoon Tour of Todaiji Temple, Deer Park and Kasuga Shrine from Osaka - $ 93.85
Enjoy the afternoon visiting Nara. Due to its past as the first permanent capital of Japan, it remains full of historic treasures, including some of Japan's oldest Buddhist temples. On this tour visit the Todaiji Temple, Deer Park and Kasuga Shrine.



Kyoto Morning Tour - Golden Pavilion, Nijo Castle, Kyoto Imperial Palace


Kyoto Morning Tour - Golden Pavilion, Nijo Castle, Kyoto Imperial Palace
- $ 56.51
Soak up the sights of Kyoto on this guided city morning tour. You'll travel by coach and visit Nijo Castle, the gold covered Kinkakuji Temple and Golden Pavilion. There's also time to walk through Kyoto Imperial Palace - The emperor's residence until 1868. Your tour concludes at the shopping paradise of the Kyoto Handicraft Center where you'll see demonstrations of Japanese traditional arts and crafts.



Kyoto Afternoon Tour - Heian Shrine, Sanjusangendo, Kiyomizu Temple

Kyoto Afternoon Tour - Heian Shrine, Sanjusangendo, Kiyomizu Temple - $ 56.51
Immerse yourself in Kyoto on an afternoon guided tour tour through the vibrant green and red Heian Shrine. Admire Sanjusangendo Hall with its 1001 Kannon statues and the Kiyomizu Temple where you'll enjoy sweeping city views from the large terrace. All entry fees and return coach transfers are included.



Nara Afternoon Tour of Todaiji Temple, Deer Park and Kasuga Shrine from Kyoto

Nara Afternoon Tour of Todaiji Temple, Deer Park and Kasuga Shrine from Kyoto - $ 66.60
Venture to Nara from Kyoto for the afternoon. Due to its past as the first permanent capital of Japan, Nara remains full of historic treasures, including some of Japan's oldest Buddhist temples. Accompanied by your local guide, you'll visit the Todaiji Temple to see Japan's largest Buddha, Deer Park - home to hundreds of freely roaming deer, and Kasuga Shrine - Nara's most celebrated shrine.



Zen Meditation and Enryakuji Temple Tour from Kyoto

Zen Meditation and Enryakuji Temple Tour from Kyoto - $ 181.65
Experience the peace and enlightenment of Zen meditation at one of the oldest Buddhist temples in Japan on this half-day tour from Kyoto. You'll also pay a visit to the Enryakuji Temple on Mt Hiei, one of Japan's three great Zen temples.



Kyoto Full-Day Sightseeing Tour including Nijo Castle and Kiyomizu Temple

Kyoto Full-Day Sightseeing Tour including Nijo Castle and Kiyomizu Temple - $ 117.06
Experience the magic of Kyoto on a full-day sightseeing tour of Japan's cultural jewel. You'll visit Kyoto's most popular attractions by coach and enjoy a buffet lunch at the Kyoto Handicraft Center.



Kyoto Morning Tour of Kinkakuji Temple, Nijo Castle and Kyoto Imperial Palace from Osaka

Kyoto Morning Tour of Kinkakuji Temple, Nijo Castle and Kyoto Imperial Palace from Osaka - $ 83.76
See the sights of Kyoto on this 3.5-hour morning tour. Kyoto was Japan's capital and the Emperor's residence from 794 until 1868. Included in this tour is a visit to Nijo Castle, Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion), Kyoto Imperial Palace and the Kyoto Handicraft Center.
You'll travel 30-minutes by train from Osaka to Kyoto. Enjoy a morning tour of Kyoto, departing from Osaka! Japan's seventh largest city with a population of 1.4 million people and a modern face. You'll see Kyoto's highlights, steeped in culture including Nijo Castle, Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion), Kyoto Imperial Palace and Kyoto Handicraft Center. You'll return by JR rail from Kyoto to Osaka station.




Tours to Kyoto using Shinkansen


Kyoto and Nara 2-Day or 3-Day Rail Tour by Bullet Train from Tokyo
- $ 700.38
Choose from a two-day or three-day Bullet train excursion to Kyoto and Nara from Tokyo. You'll tour Nara's temples and shrines, spend the night in Kyoto and take morning and afternoon sightseeing tours of Kyoto. You'll then have the option of spending a second night in Kyoto, with a day free to spend at your leisure exploring the city that's known as the cradle of Japan's cultural heritage.



Kyoto Rail Tour by Bullet Train from Tokyo


Kyoto Rail Tour by Bullet Train from Tokyo
- $ 503.59
If your time in Japan is limited and you don't want to miss the sights of Kyoto, zoom there and back by Bullet train on this comprehensive one-day rail tour from Tokyo. Weather permitting, you'll have splendid views of Mt Fuji from the Shinkansen Bullet train en route. Escorted by a professional guide, you'll embark on an afternoon city tour of Kyoto and enjoy local lunch before returning to Tokyo.




2-Day Mt Fuji and Kyoto Rail Tour by Bullet Train from Tokyo


2-Day Mt Fuji and Kyoto Rail Tour by Bullet Train from Tokyo
- $ 740.75
Combine a visit to Mt Fuji and Kyoto on this overnight rail tour by Bullet train. You'll visit Mt Fuji, ride the Bullet train to Kyoto and take a sightseeing tour of this important city, known as the cradle of Japan's cultural heritage. You'll then have the option of returning to Tokyo by Bullet train or staying on in Kyoto.




3-Day Mt Fuji, Kyoto and Nara Rail Tour by Bullet Train from Tokyo


3-Day Mt Fuji, Kyoto and Nara Rail Tour by Bullet Train from Tokyo
- $ 841.67
Capture the quintessential Japanese travel experiences - Mt Fuji, Kyoto and Nara - on a three-day Bullet train rail tour from Tokyo. Your experience begins with the spectacular scenery of Mt Fuji and Hakone National Park. Continue by Bullet train to Kyoto where you'll spend the next two nights. On day two discover Kyoto's rich history and culture with visits to the Golden Pavilion, Jijo Castle and Kyoto's Imperial Palace. In the afternoon travel to the historic city of Nara, the first permanent capital of Japan. Highlights include Todaiji Temple and Nara Deer Park. On day three you'll have the option to returning to Tokyo by Bullet train after spending the day sightseeing at your leisure, or staying on in Kyoto.



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