1. Japan
  2. Kyoto Prefecture
  3. Kyoto
  4. Arashiyama

From Osaka : Private Full-day Tour to Kyoto

Product ID: 388726
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Discover some of the best sights Kyoto has to offer. Visit temples, gardens, and the bustling old town with a private guide and vehicle.
About this activity
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Duration: 8 - 10 hours
Starting time 8:30 AM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Hebrew

Pickup included

Pickup in Osaka area only. If you are starting from the port of Osaka or the Universal Studios area, please select the add-on at check-out.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy the luxury of a private guide and private vehicle
  • Stroll around the Arashiyama area and the Okochi Sanso estate
  • Admire the natural splendor at Fushimi Inari-taisha
Full description
Start the tour with pick up from central Osaka and travel to historic Kyoto. Over the course of the day, you'll be presented with a balanced view of this historic city and its surroundings.

The Arashiyama district is the first stop, and it is here where you'll be introduced to Japanese garden and temple design. Tenryu-ji Temple has one of the most outstanding, timeless examples of Japanese gardens surrounding it's simple-but-majestic temple buildings.

Then it's time for a walk up through the famous bamboo grove - a photo opportunity not to be missed - before arriving at the entrance to luxurious Okochi Sanso. Here you will try some matcha (Japanese green tea), before exploring the winding paths that connect the buildings, views, and garden areas.

Afterwards, you'll enjoy a stroll alongside the river, then have free time for lunch and even a bit of shopping, if you wish. Next, enjoy the atmospheric streets of the Goin district, complete with a gurgling stream and rows of traditional tea house and restaurant buildings. 

Not far from the Gion is Fushimi Inari-taisha, arguably the most famous Shinto shrine complex in the entire region. After having a look around you'll end your tour with a visit to the famous Torii gate.
Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off from Central Osaka
  • Entrance fees
  • Bottle of water
What’s Not Included
  • Pickup outside central Osaka
  • Food and drinks not mentioned
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• For pickup from the port of Osaka or the Universal Studios area, please choose the add-on (2,500 yen per group per way) upon booking
• Standard vehicle accommodates up to 6 guests

From US$ 500.84 Per group up to 1