Early morning in Kyoto (private walking tour) | 4 hours tour
A half day trip where you will start visiting the most famous landmarks of beautiful Kyoto before the crowds rush in. Enjoy seeing how Kyoto wakes up while experiencing some of the most famous spots in Japan and you learn about the culture, religion, and the lifestyle of the people from the land of the rising sun. We will first visit Fushimi-inari shrine (the most famous destination in Japan known for its thousands of orange gates) and Higashiyama district (the most ancient area in Kyoto with streets that will remind you of the era of the samurai). Later on, we will move to Arashiyama district and there, we will walk through the stunning Bamboo forest. The tour will allow you to see the best of traditional and quiet Kyoto.
The tour will take you to:
- Fushimi-inari shrine (Most famous destination in Japan known for its thousands of orange gates)
- Kyomizu Temple (one of the best known wooden temples in Kyoto with a spectacular panoramic view over the city)
- Ninen-zaka and Sannen-zaka (Two of Kyoto’s most attractive streets)
If time allows and if you choose to, you may also have the chance to visit:
- Tenryu-ji temple (World heritage Zen temple with a beautiful pond garden)
You can check out the photos of the places you will visit by looking at the gallery at the bottom of this page or visiting our FB page: click here.
The tour departs from the address of your Kyoto accommodation, which you provide when booking the tour. If you are coming from Osaka or Tokyo, your guide can go and pick you up from Kyoto Station.
Usually at 7 am or 8 am. If you would like to start at a different time just let us know,we will adjust to your schedule!
4 hours approximately. If you would like to extend the duration of your tour just let us know!
Means of transport
A combination of trains and taxis can be used to get from one tourist spot to another in the fastest way. Please note that the transportation fees are not included in the tour package.
Our guides will be happy to suggest places where you can buy snacks and drinks along the way (these expenses are not included in the tour package).
Temple entrance fees are also not included (This tour requires to pay only one entrance ticket to Kiyomizu temple of 400 yen). The bamboo forest and Fushimi-inari shrine do not require to pay an entrance fee.
Returns to the original departure point after 4 hour of touring.
Remember that the price of the tour is the same for your entire group (from 1 up to 6 people). We don't charge per person.
Please be sure to read our FAQ to see what is included in the tour fee and other details.
Book us now by filling in the form (on the right side of this page if on a computer or a the bottom if you are using a mobile device). No payment is required yet and you can change your itinerary later on. Remember, all our prices are in Japanse yen.