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  1. Japan
  2. Kyoto Prefecture
  3. Kyoto
  4. Sanjusangen-do

Kyoto: Private Customized Walking Tour with a Local

Product ID: 125120
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Explore Kyoto according to your own interests on a private and fully customizable walking tour. Get assigned a local host who shares your interests and benefit from a bespoke itinerary created just for you!
About this activity
Duration: 2 - 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Japanese
Wheelchair accessible

Pickup included

Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Visit Kyoto's iconic temples, shrines, and imperial palaces as you explore the city's historical significance
  • Immerse yourself in Kyoto's cultural heritage by participating in its formal traditions such as kaiseki dining
  • Discover the city's natural beauty with a walk in one of its famous gardens and parks
  • Get tips on other places to visit during the rest of your time in the city
  • Experience Kyoto's diverse food culture from authentic restaurants to street food vendors and markets
Full description
Discover Kyoto like a local and see the top attractions on a 2, 4, 6, or 8-hour private walking tour. Meet your host and get insider tips on what to see and do, learn about the culture and discover hidden gems along the way.

Book your preferred tour duration at least 72 hours in advance so that the best experience can be created in advance. You will be contacted shortly after booking to chat about your needs and interests. A like-minded host will then be provided, along with a bespoke, but flexible, itinerary exclusive to you.

Visit sacred sites like the shrine of Fushimi Inari Taisha or Kinkajuki Temple, explore the cultural district of Gion or get off the beaten path in historic neighborhoods with the help of your guide. Stop for lunch at an authentic spot, recommended by your host to suit your taste and budget, or snack on street food as you walk. Get advice on how to spend the rest of your time in the city and more.
  • Private and personalized 2, 4, 6, or 8-hour tour with a host
  • Booking of tickets, attractions and venues as required
  • Walking experience (other transportation can be arranged at an additional cost)
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Tickets to attractions
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Transportation to/from meeting point
  • Public/private transportation during the tour

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Important information
Know before you go
• Transportation can be arranged on request, subject to additional fees
• The experience is fully personalized and exclusive to you and your group
• Additional requirements, such as tickets, transportation and food and drinks can be arranged at extra cost
• Private groups are normally no larger than 6 people. Please advise if your group is larger so that arrangements can be made
• Please book at least 72 hours in advance so that the best itinerary can be organized for you
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Overall rating
4.6 / 5
based on 42 reviews
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Product ID: 125120