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Kyoto Day Trips from Osaka

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Kyoto Day Trips from Osaka
If you are the first-time traveler and have spare time to explore the ancient capital-Kyoto, we suggest you take a Kyoto day trip from Osaka. It is very easy to travel from Osaka to Kyoto, which takes less than one hour by private chauffeur. Your private driver or English-speaking local guide will take you to the famous sightseeing spots like Kinkakuji, Fushimi Inari-Taisha Shrine, Fushimi Inari, and of course save some time visiting the famous geisha district Gion. Time of tour is flexible, depending upon your timetable. If you are looking for a reliable Japan Travel Agency and to get the affordable price of Kyoto day tours, please contact our specialists.


 
Tour Itinerary
Meet your guide in the hotel lobby and drive to Kyoto in the morning. After arrival, we will visit the Golden Pavilion, also known as Kinkakuji which is one of the most famous temples in Japan and a must-see in Kyoto. Next, we will proceed to the UNESCO World Heritage Site-Kiyomizu-dera. Afterward, we will head to the Fushimi-Inari Taisha. Fushimi Inari Shrine is an important Shinto shrine in southern Kyoto. We will conclude the day's tour with a visit to Gion. Gion is Kyoto's most famous geisha district, it is filled with shops, restaurants, and ochaya (teahouses). The most popular area of Gion is Hanami-koji Street from Shijo Avenue to Kenninji Temple. The street and its side alleys are lined with preserved machiya houses many of which now function as restaurants. You can choose to stay in Kyoto or travel back to Osaka. 
 
Remark:
It is a suggested itinerary. We can customize a tour according to your interests
After booking, we will contact you about pickup time.
We do pick up from any location in Osaka city area including air BnB and private apartment.  
This is a private tour of Kyoto from Osaka and no other tourists will join your party.
Rush hours between Osaka and Kyoto can cause serious traffic jam. We try our best to manage the traffic and keep your schedule.
Our driver can speak basic English only. Or we can offer an English-speaking assistant (not a professional guide). If you prefer to have a professional local guide with your tour, please book separately.
 
Price Includes:
English speaking private driver or local guide with chartered car.
Administration & Entrance fees as per itinerary, and meals listed in the itinerary.
Round-trip private transportation by air-conditioned minivan.
 
Price excludes:
Gratuities and Tips to your private tour guide and driver.
Optional tours and extension Tours. Personal expenditure.
Travel insurance for your coverage of injury or accident

Most Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is there any age limit for participating in this Kyoto day trip?
    Though there is no age limitation for this tour, we recommend you are in good health condition because there will be about a 2-3 Km walk for sightseeing. Also, travel insurance is highly recommended.
  • Do I still need to give tips to the drivers and local guides?
    If you like the service your driver or local guide are provided, you are welcome to give them tips, preferably in an envelope.
  • Can we stay behind in Kyoto after this private tour ends?
    Yes, you can. Our company can help to arrange the hotel for an extended stay, or you can book by yourself.
  • How do I book this Kyoto day tour from Osaka?
    Reservations for this Osaka Kyoto tour can be made through our online booking system, or contact our specialists of Kyoto touts directly by email.
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