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Kyoto Private Tours with Locals: 100% Personalized, See the City Unscripted

Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto Private Tours with Locals: 100% Personalized, See the City Unscripted

Kyoto, Japan

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7 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

Spend the day with one of our hosts and visit 1500 temples - wait, just kidding, that would be impossible in a day. You’ll explore the city, experiencing a taste of what makes it so unmissable. Walk through its enchanting, historic streets and marvel at the traditional wooden architecture. Discover iconic attractions like the Golden Pavilion, the Kinkaku-ji Temple or explore areas like the geisha district of Gion.

Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.

What's Included

  • Private and personalized experience
  • 7 hours with a host
  • Walking experience (other transport can be arranged at an additional cost)
  • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central location)
  • Food and drinks
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuities (optional)

What To Expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Arashiyama, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-0007 Kyoto Prefecture

Ethereal bamboo forests, monkeys, hidden temples and perfectly preserved Saga-Toriimoto Street.

IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Pass By: Bamboo Forest Street, Sagaogurayama Tabuchiyamacho, Ukyo-Ku, Kyoto 616-8394 Kyoto Prefecture

The Location

Where To Go

Starbucks, Japan, 〒604-8004 Kyoto, Nakagyo Ward, Nakajimachō, 113 近江屋ビル 1F

Traveler pickup is offered
Once you have booked your experience, we will be in touch in order to finalise the meeting point details with you. We can arrange pick up from hotels


Kyoto, Japan

Return details

Returns to original departure point


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We had a really good...

Tess10suzu | Dec 2019

We had a really good time visiting the three places in Kyoto. Eko Heru was friendly and knowledgeable, and he brought us to places only the locals would know. And the timing was impeccable as we were able to catch the sunset view at Kiyomizu-dera,

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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