Day trip to enchanting Kyoto
Day trip to enchanting Kyoto
Day trip to enchanting Kyoto
Day trip to enchanting Kyoto
Day trip to enchanting Kyoto
Day trip to enchanting Kyoto
Day trip to enchanting Kyoto
Day trip to enchanting Kyoto
Day trip to enchanting Kyoto
Day trip to enchanting Kyoto

Day trip to enchanting Kyoto

Alluring alleyways, mysterious geisha, mochi and 3000 temples.

  • Private &
    personalized

  • 8 hours

  • From
    $87.50  USD
    per person
    based on 8 adults

  • Walking

  • Public transport

  • Multiple languages available
    (including English)

What you'll do

Kyoto is a cultural hub, and that means there’s plenty of art, architecture and history to immerse yourself in. Your host will lead you to landmarks like the Fushimi Inari Shrine, the most revered in Japan, where locals pray for safety and prosperity. But heads up - there are over 1700 shrines and 3000 temples in Kyoto! You could visit Sanjusangendo, a magnificent temple that’s been around for nearly 1000 years, or Nijo Castle in Kimigyo Ward is another scenic visit, and it forms just one part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your Kyoto expert will keep you well-fed with local delicacies like mochi sweets and ramen noodles (with a fiery twist), plus all the matcha-infused treats you want!

Where you’ll go

All aboard this train to Kyoto, Japan’s cultural capital where the glory and majesty of the past have been immaculately frozen in time for all to see. You’ll join your local host to catch the bullet train from Osaka, a journey which takes only 15 minutes to cover 56km! In Kyoto, your host will lead you along picturesque pathways and cobbled streets which are flanked by historic buildings - which are protected by law - making it a far cry from the skyscraper-dominated metropolises elsewhere. You could wander the woods in Arashiyama, on the western outskirts, where bamboo thickets shroud ancient shrines, or you could find yourself enthralled in a traditional tea ceremony at the in Gion, Kyoto’s famous geisha district. 

  • Day trip to enchanting Kyoto
  • Day trip to enchanting Kyoto
  • Visit Kyoto by train and spend 8 hours exploring its rich cultural history.

  • Skip the tourist traps and explore the real Kyoto with your expert host.

  • See famous landmarks and hidden gems all in the same day.

  • Taste local street food and delicacies at your host’s favorite spots throughout your tour.

  • Indulge in local mochi sweets at boutique stores. You can even take part in a tea ceremony if you want!

This experience will be personalized to you!

What’s included

  • A private and personalized experience
  • 8 hours with a host
  • Return bullet train tickets
  • Walking experience ( other transport can be arranged at an additional cost)

What’s not included

  • Food and drink
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Gratuities (optional)

Your hotel/apartment or any other central location in Osaka (Optional port pick up included)

Cancel 14 days before the experience for a full refund

How it works

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    Tell us about you!

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  • 2

    We introduce you to your perfect local

    Build your perfect tour and experience together
    We match you with a host
  • 3

    The best part!

    Experience the city like you would with a knowledgeable friend living there
    The best part!

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