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Perfect Kyoto 1 Day Tour with Lunch

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Discover the glorious history and culture of Kyoto, which was once the imperial capital of Japan! Make the best of this experience with a delicious Japanese-style meal at Arashiyama.

Highlights

  • Spend a perfect day exploring Kyoto’s most beautiful landmarks
  • With comfortable bus transfers, enjoy a hassle-free experience
  • Learn about the history and culture of the city with the help of the multilingual audioguide on board
  • See the city’s best highlights including the Kiyomizu-dera temple and Ninna-ji Temple
  • Enjoy a scrumptious Japanese-style lunch in Arashiyama

Inclusions

  • Comfortable air-conditioned bus transfers to and from the meeting point
  • Free WiFi on the bus
  • Multilingual audio guide (English, Spanish, French, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Thai and Indonesian)
  • Japanese-style lunch in Arashiyama

Exclusions

  • Hotel transfers

Discounted Tickets

Ages 3 years and below go free. Ages 4-11yrs enjoy reduced pricing (carry a valid photo ID)

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

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Feb, 2020

Embark on a day trip to the beautiful city of Kyoto, that was Japan’s imperial capital for more than a thousand years. To start your tour, meet at the pick-up location of either Osaka or Kyoto. Enjoy free WiFi on the comfortable air-conditioned bus as you make your way to Kyoto to explore its rich history, heritage and culture! Your first stop will be the legendary Kiyomizu-dera temple that was founded in 788. Literally translating to ‘Pure Water Temple,’ admire its famous waterfall and marvel at the fact that not a single nail was used to construct it!

You will also get to see the Sanju-san-gen-do temple, famous for its 1,001 statues of Kannon, the goddess of compassion in her thousand-armed incarnation. From here, make your way through the almost unending path of over 5,000 vibrant orange torii gates that wind through the hills to the 8th-century shrine, Fushimi Inari Taisya. Before lunch, you'll be doing a quick drive-by at To-ji, a popular five-storey temple, and the scenic Katsura River. Then, enjoy a traditional and scrumptuous Japanese lunch to get started for the second half of the day.

Walk through Sagano and Arashiyama, and take photographs at Togetsu-kyo Bridge, Sagano Bamboo Forest and the beautiful Tenryu-ji Temple. You will also drive past Ninna-ji Temple, another UNESCO World Heritage Site. Finish off this extensive day tour with stops at Kinkaku-ji Temple, whose top two floors are completely covered in gold leaf. Along the way, you will also see Nijo-jo Castle, and Nishi Hongan-ji Temple!

Important Information

  • For vegetarian meals, you can make a request at the time of booking. Please indicate this information at the checkout page
  • Tour timings and itinerary are subject to changes without prior notice because of traffic or weather conditions
  • In case any of the locations on the itinerary are closed, the tour will try to visit an alternative location instead
  • Wear comfortable shoes as there is a fair bit of walking involved
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly
  • Please display your mobile voucher along with a valid photo ID to your guide
  • If you have purchased reduced-price tickets, please carry your valid photo ID proof for verification. Students must show their valid student IDs

Meeting Point

From Osaka

  • Departure from Osaka is at 7:30 AM. Please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes prior to the departure time
  • The meeting point is at the cafe located on Ground Floor of Hotel Vischio Osaka (2 Chome-4-10 Shibata, Kita Ward, Osaka, 530-0012, Japan)
  • To locate the meeting point on Google Maps, simply search for - Hotel Vischio Osaka
    Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

  • The nearest train station is Osaka-Umeda Station, which is a 5-minute walk from the meeting point
  • Catch the Hankyu-Kyoto Line, Kobe Line or the Takarazuka Main Line to get here

From Kyoto

  • Departure from Kyoto is at 8:30 AM. Please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes prior to the departure time
  • The meeting point is at Tully's Coffee in Kyoto Avanti (31 Higashikujo Nishisannocho, Minami Ward, Kyoto, 601-8003, Japan)
  • To locate the meeting point on Google Maps, simply search for - Hotel Vischio Osaka
    Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

  • The meeting point is a 5-minute walk from the West Exit of JR Kyoto Station

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