Day trip

From Osaka: Kyoto Sightseeing Tour with Scenic Train Ride

4.2 / 5

15 reviews

Activity provider:Shinki Bus Tours Co., Ltd.
Day trip

From Osaka: Kyoto Sightseeing Tour with Scenic Train Ride

Activity provider:Shinki Bus Tours Co., Ltd.
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From US$ 78.32 per person

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Discover the very best Kyoto has to offer on a day trip from Osaka. Visit the Kiyomizu Temple, Fushimi Inari, and Arashiyama, and ride on the stunning mountain scenery rail line in Kameoka.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Japanese


  • Discover the charms of Kyoto on a one day tour from Osaka
  • Explore Kyoto's most iconic landmarks including Kiyomizudera Temple and Fushimi Inari
  • Admire breathtaking mountain views on a scenic railway ride from Kameoka
Full description
After pickup from one of 3 locations in Osaka, head towards Kyoto, once the former capital of Japan, on the island of Honshu. The first activity of the day is a scenic and romantic railway ride from Kameoka to Arashiyama. During the 23-minute journey, feel immersed in nature as you admire the beautiful blossom trees and breathtaking mountain views. Upon arrival at Arashiyama, enjoy a delicious buffet style lunch with soft drinks to prepare you for an afternoon of sightseeing. After lunch, visit the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Kiyomizudera Temple, one of the most celebrated temples in Japan, founded in 780 on the site of the Otowa Waterfall. The tour continues onto Fushimi Inari, world-famous for the thousands of Torii gates that line the entrance to the Shinto Shrine. Spend some free time exploring the mountain trails and the shrine buildings themselves, and learn about the fascinating culture of Japan. The tour ends after your visit to Fushimi Inari, and you’ll be dropped-off to your original pickup location in Osaka.
  • Round trip bus transport
  • Scenic railway ticket
  • Lunch (beef shabu shabu set menu or buffet lunch)
  • English-speaking tour conductor
  • Admission fee for temples
  • Leaflet of detailed Itinerary and tour point descriptions
  • Gratuities

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Smoking
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  •  It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes
  • Infants (aged 0-2 years old) can participate in this tour for free (no seat or meal provided)
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5

based on 15 reviews

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May 29, 2023

May 28, 2023

The train ride was a bit too short, as was the length of stay. You saw a lot and got a small impression of Kyoto. If the tour went an hour longer in total and you could stay 15-40 minutes longer at each location, it would be perfect

May 12, 2023

Product ID: 277737