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Kyoto tours

Tours departing Kyoto

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



    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.



    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.



    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.



    Kyoto and Nara Day Tour including Golden Pavilion and Todaiji Temple from Osaka - $ 155.41
    Enjoy seeing the main sights of both Kyoto and Nara in one day. This day tour takes you to Nijo Castle, Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion), Kyoto Imperial Palace and the Kyoto Handicraft Center in Kyoto, then the Todaiji Temple, Deer Park and Kasuga Shrine in Nara.


    Kyoto was Japan's capital and the emperor's residence from 794 until 1868. It is now the country's seventh largest city with a population of 1.4 million people and a modern face. Enjoy this morning tour to see some of the main highlights of this wonderful city, steeped in culture.

    Japan's first permanent capital was established in the year 710 at Heijo, the city now known as Nara. Nara is located in the Kinai plain, less than one hour from Kyoto. Due to its past as the first permanent capital, it remains full of historic treasures, including some of Japan's oldest Buddhist temples.


    Kyoto Day Tour of Golden Pavilion, Nijo Castle and Sanjusangendo from Osaka - $ 145.32
    See all the sights of Kyoto in a day. Travelling from Osaka, visit Nijo Castle, Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion), Kyoto Imperial Palace, the Kyoto Handicraft Center, Heian Shrine, Sanjusangendo Hall and the Kiyomizu Temple.


    Kyoto was Japan's capital and the emperor's residence from 794 until 1868. It is now the country's seventh largest city with a population of 1.4 million people and a modern face. Enjoy this morning tour to see some of the main highlights of this wonderful city.

    Tour continues with a visit to the Heian Shrine, a reflection the elegance of Japanese life. Explore Sanjusangendo Hall, long wooden hall housing all of 1,001 statues of Kannon, Bodhisattva, that date back to the 13th century. Tour concludes with a visit to where you'll enjoy sweeping views of the entire city of Kyoto before your rail journey back to Osaka.



    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.



    IMPORTANT: The Imperial Palace will be closed on April 22 and April 30, 2009. The Imperial Palace will be substituted with the Nishihonganji Temple. The Nishihonganji temple houses several national treasures and is a UNESCO world heritage site.



    Kyoto and Nara Day Tour


    Kyoto Day Tour

    Kyoto and Nara Day Tour including Golden Pavilion and Todaiji Temple from Osaka - $ 155

    From USD155/person
    Dep. Osaka/Golden Pavilion and Todaiji Temple


    Kyoto Day Tour

    Kyoto Day Tour of Golden Pavilion, Nijo Castle and Sanjusangendo from Osaka - $ 145

    From USD145/person
    Golden Pavilion, Nijo Castle ..


    Kyoto Day Tour

    Kyoto Full-Day Sightseeing Tour including Nijo Castle and Kiyomizu Temple - $ 117

    From USD117/person
    Nijo Castle and Kiyomizu Temple


    Kyoto and Nara Day Trip

    Kyoto and Nara Day Trip from Kyoto including Nijo Castle - $ 127

    From USD127/person
    Dep. Kyoto/Nijo Castle, buffet lunch ..


    Osaka Full-Day Walking Tour

    Osaka Full-Day Walking Tour with Osaka River Cruise - $134

    From USD134/person
    Osaka Castle, River Cruise ..


    Kyoto Morning Tour

    Kyoto Morning Tour - Golden Pavilion, Nijo Castle, Kyoto Imperial Palace including Lunch - $83

    From USD83/person
    Golden Pavilion, Nijo Castle, Kyoto Imperial Palace


    Morning Walking Tour

    Arashiyama and Sagano Morning Walking Tour - $85

    From USD85/person
    Arashiyama and Sagano


    Kyoto and Nara Day Trip

    Kyoto Afternoon Tour - Heian Shrine, Sanjusangendo, Kiyomizu Temple - $56

    From USD56/person
    Heian Shrine, Sanjusangendo, Kiyomizu Temple


    Zen Meditation Tour

    Zen Meditation and Enryakuji Temple Tour from Kyoto - $181

    From USD181/person
    Dep. Kyoto/Zen Meditation and Enryakuji Temple


    Nara Afternoon Tour

    Nara Afternoon Tour of Todaiji Temple, Deer Park and Kasuga Shrine from Kyoto - $66

    From USD66/person
    Dep. Kyoto/Todaiji Temple, Deer Park and Kasuga Shrine


    Nara Afternoon Tour

    Nara Afternoon Tour of Todaiji Temple, Deer Park and Kasuga Shrine from Osaka - $93

    From USD93/person
    Dep. Osaka/Todaiji Temple, Deer Park and Kasuga Shrine


    Kyoto Afternoon Tour

    Kyoto Afternoon Tour to Heian Shrine, Sanjusangendo Hall and Kiyomizu Temple from Osaka - $83

    From USD83/person
    Dep. Osaka/Heian Shrine, Sanjusangendo Hall and Kiyomizu Temple


    Kyoto Morning Tour

    Kyoto Morning Tour of Kinkakuji Temple, Nijo Castle and Kyoto Imperial Palace from Osaka - $83

    From USD83/person
    Dep. Osaka/Kinkakuji Temple, Nijo Castle and Kyoto Imperial Palace


    Osaka Full-Day Walking Tour

    Osaka Full-Day Walking Tour with Osaka River Cruise - $134

    From USD134/person
    Osaka Castle, Lunch, River Cruise ..


    Osaka Afternoon Walking Tour

    Osaka Afternoon Walking Tour with Osaka River Cruise - $ 92

    From USD92/person
    Osaka Castle, Osaka River Cruise ..


    Osaka Full-Day Tour

    Himeji Castle and Akashi Kaikyo Bridge (Pearl Bridge) Full-Day Tour from Osaka - $161

    From USD161/person
    Dep. Osaka/Himeji Castle and Akashi Kaikyo Bridge



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