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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
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Duration: 2 - 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Japanese

Pickup included

Wheelchair accessible

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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 walking tour
  • Local host
  • Tips and recommendations for the rest of your stay in Kyoto
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Tickets to attractions
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Transportation

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Important information
Know before you go
• This experience will take place rain or shine
• All bookings are private
• The local partner's team will communicate with you prior to the experience to confirm the logistics of your booking
• This experience can be personalized to meet your requests and preferences

From US$ 66.62 per person

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Product ID: 125120