A Private Day in East Kyoto Standard

Did you know that Kyoto boasts over 1,600 Buddhist temples and 400 Shinto shrines? Imagine enjoying a day filled with the serene beauty and cultural richness of East Kyoto.

From the iconic Fushimi Inari shrine to the charming Gion district, this private tour offers a glimpse into Japan’s spiritual heritage like never before.

Stay tuned to discover how this meticulously crafted experience can make your visit to Kyoto truly unforgettable.

Just The Basics

A Private Day in East Kyoto Standard - Just The Basics

  • Explore Kyoto’s rich cultural heritage with over 1,600 temples and 400 shrines.
  • Enjoy iconic spots like Fushimi Inari shrine and Gion district.
  • Enjoy a 6-hour private tour with shrine hopping and cultural insights.
  • Experience traditional Japanese cuisine, architecture, and customs in East Kyoto.

Tour Highlights

A Private Day in East Kyoto Standard - Tour Highlights

Get ready to embark on a thrilling journey through Kyoto’s iconic shrines and temples on this exclusive 6-hour tour packed with cultural wonders and captivating sights. The tour highlights include shrine hopping and culture, offering a deep dive into the traditions and history of Kyoto.

From the famous Fushimi Inari shrine with its thousands of vermillion torii gates to the serene Kiyomizu temple perched on a hillside, each stop promises a unique experience. Explore the vibrant Gion district, known for its traditional wooden machiya houses and geisha presence.

Enjoy the rich heritage of Japan as you wander through these sacred sites, soaking in the spiritual ambiance and architectural marvels that define Kyoto’s cultural landscape.

Activity Description

A Private Day in East Kyoto Standard - Activity Description

Set out on a personalized 6-hour tour in East Kyoto with Japan Legacy Travel. Explore the city’s main shrines and temples, explore the teachings of Shintoism and Buddhism, and wander through iconic districts like Ninen-zaka, Sannen-zaka, Yasaka shrine, Chion-in temple, and the historic Gion district.

Enjoy cultural insights as you learn about the rich traditions of Japan. This tailor-made tour also includes a lunch break where you can indulge in delicious local cuisine, offering a true taste of Kyoto. Your guide will ensure you get the most out of your experience, providing interesting facts and stories along the way.

Get ready to feast your senses on the beauty and flavors of East Kyoto!

Important Information

A Private Day in East Kyoto Standard - Important Information

Upon booking this tour with Japan Legacy Travel, remember to pack cash, a daypack, water, and a towel, and refrain from wearing sandals or flip flops during the excursion.

Ensure you’re ready to explore local cuisine and gain cultural insights throughout the journey. Embrace the opportunity to taste traditional dishes and discover the rich heritage of East Kyoto.

Remember that the tour operates rain or shine, with cancellations only in severe weather conditions. While admissions aren’t included in the package, feel free to show appreciation through gratuities.

Get set for a day filled with immersive experiences and interactive learning, all while exploring the vibrant streets and absorbing the essence of this historical city.


For those considering booking the private day tour in East Kyoto with Japan Legacy Travel, please note the following restrictions to ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience.

  1. Age restrictions: The tour isn’t suitable for children under 7 and individuals over 95 years of age.
  2. Weight limits: Participants must weigh under 287 lbs (130 kg) for males and 254 lbs (115 kg) for females.
  3. Fitness requirements: This tour isn’t recommended for individuals with back problems, low fitness levels, or mobility impairments.

These restrictions are in place to maintain safety and ensure that all participants can fully enjoy the experience without any limitations.

Booking and Pricing

A Private Day in East Kyoto Standard - Booking and Pricing

To secure your spot for the private day tour in East Kyoto with Japan Legacy Travel, you can reserve now and pay later, with prices starting from $194.92 per person.

Japan Legacy Travel offers free cancellation up to 24 hours in advance, providing flexibility for your plans. Plus, if you’re traveling with a group, inquire about potential group discounts to make the experience even more budget-friendly.

In case you need to make changes to your booking, Japan Legacy Travel also provides rescheduling options, ensuring that your trip fits seamlessly into your itinerary.

With an overall rating of 5/5 based on 1 review, you can trust that this tour offers excellent value for your money.


A Private Day in East Kyoto Standard - Directions

When embarking on the private day tour in East Kyoto with Japan Legacy Travel, visitors can easily navigate to the meeting point by following these straightforward directions.

  1. Head east from Kyoto Station.
  2. Take the local bus to Gion district.
  3. Look for the tour guide near Yasaka Shrine.

After meeting up, get ready to explore hidden gems like Ninen-zaka and Sannen-zaka. Don’t miss the chance to sample delicious local cuisine along the way. Whether it’s trying traditional sweets or savoring authentic tea, there’s something for every palate.

Enjoy the vibrant culture of East Kyoto as you wander through charming streets and soak in the rich history of this beautiful area.

Frequently Asked Questions

A Private Day in East Kyoto Standard - Frequently Asked Questions

Are There Any Traditional Tea Ceremonies Included in the Tour?

Tea ceremonies are not included in the tour. Participants won’t experience tea ceremony etiquette, history, types, or utensils. The focus is on exploring shrines, temples, and the Gion district. Guests can enjoy this budget-friendly, informative tour.

Can Participants Try on Traditional Japanese Clothing During the Tour?

Participants can enjoy Japanese culture by trying on traditional attire during the tour. This experience adds a fun and authentic touch to the exploration, allowing for a deeper connection with the local traditions and history.

Is There an Option for Vegetarian or Vegan Lunch Choices?

Yes, there are vegetarian options available for lunch during the tour. Participants can also choose from vegan choices. The meal selection caters to various dietary preferences, ensuring everyone can enjoy a satisfying and inclusive dining experience.

Are There Any Opportunities for Hands-On Activities or Cultural Experiences During the Tour?

During the tour, participants can engage in cultural workshops and witness artisan demonstrations. These hands-on activities provide a deeper understanding of Japanese traditions and craftsmanship, adding an interactive and enriching element to the experience.

Is There a Recommended Souvenir Shopping Spot Along the Route?

Yes, along the route, participants can explore local crafts and artisanal goods perfect for souvenirs. The tour provides opportunities to shop for unique items that capture the essence of Kyoto, adding a special touch to the experience.

Final Words

A Private Day in East Kyoto Standard - Final Words

To sum it up, ‘A Private Day in East Kyoto Standard’ tour by Japan Legacy Travel offers a budget-friendly and immersive experience through Kyoto’s cultural treasures.

With knowledgeable guides, small group sizes, and iconic sites like Fushimi Inari shrine and Gion district, attendees can enjoy a personalized exploration of Japan’s spiritual heritage.

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to explore the heart of Kyoto for just $194.92 per person.

Book your adventure today and make unforgettable memories!