1. Japan
  2. Kyoto Prefecture
  3. Kyoto
  4. Arashiyama

Kyoto Highlights 7-Hour Private Guided Tour

Product ID: 70450
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Travel around Kyoto with your guide to see the city’s top sites on this private tour. You’ll visit a number of different top attractions, including a castle, a market, a sake brewery, temples and other monuments, depending on the option chosen.
About this activity
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
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Duration: 7 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
Ticket confirmation within 48 hours
Once purchased, you’ll receive booking confirmation from the tour operator.
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  • Discover the major attractions of Kyoto on a private tour
  • Visit temples, a market and a castle on the northwest route
  • Stop at a sake brewery and admire the temples on the southeast route
Full description
During this 7-hour tour, your private guide will show you around the city of Kyoto on a visit to 4 major must-see attractions. There are 2 different routes available: a northwest-bound route and a southeast-bound route. If you choose to take both tours, you can visit 8 different locations at a relaxing pace.

The tour starts out at 09:00 from the Hotel Granvia Kyoto in the JR Kyoto Station building. When booking you are requested to select either the northwest-bound or the southeast-bound itinerary.

On the northwest-bound tour you’ll visit the Bamboo Grove, the Rock Garden (Ryoanji Temple), the Golden Pavilion and Nijo Castle or the Nishiki Market.

The southeast-bound tour visits the Sake Brewery, the Fushimi Inari Taisha, the Sanjusangendo Temple, the Kiyomizudera Temple and the Ninenzaka or Sannenzaka Slope.

The tour ends at 16:00 near the Gion area, the geisha district of Kyoto.
  • Pick-up at a centrally located meeting point
  • Private licensed guide
  • Entrance fee for temples
  • Transportation
  • 1-day bus pass (for use after the tour as well)
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off

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Meeting point

The lobby of the Hotel Granvia Kyoto

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Important information
Know before you go
In the case of cancelation, the following fees apply:

• 2 days before the tour, 50 percent of the total tour fee is charged
• 1 day before the tour or on the same day of the tour, 100 percent of the total tour fee is charged (no refund)

From US$ 150 per person

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Product ID: 70450