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Private Custom Tour: Kyoto in One Day provided by Venture

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Private Custom Tour: Kyoto in One Day

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
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Updated 01/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 01/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Benefit from a private half- or full-day tour of Kyoto with a customized sightseeing itinerary that suits your interests. Choose to visit UNESCO World Heritage-listed destinations such as Nijo Castle, Kinkaku-ji Temple (Golden Pavilion), and Fushimi Inari Shrine, or focus your tour on shopping or food if you like. Your tour allows flexibility to spend more time at favorite places, with public transportation included.
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Kinkakuji Temple
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Nijo Castle
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 4
    Sanzen-in Temple
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 5
    Ryoanji Temple
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 6
    Kyoto Gyoen National Garden
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 7
    Ginkakuji Temple
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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Highlights
  • Includes admission fees to select locations and lunch on full-day tour
  • Hear insightful commentary from your private guide
  • Travel like a local by public transportation
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off provided
Important Information
Duration
4–8 hours
Inclusions
  • Professional English-speaking local guide
  • Lunch (if "Full-Day" option selected)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off by pub
  • Public transportation fees
  • Entrance Fee (up to 4 places in a day tour)
  • Entry/Admission - Kinkakuji Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Nijo Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Sanzen-in Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Ryoanji Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Ginkakuji Temple
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Any additional activity fee
  • Private car service
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A maximum of 9 people per booking
  • Please notify preferred departure time to the operator upon booking
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved. Please wear a comfortable pair of shoes
  • Additional activities, such as a tea ceremony, aikido or calligraphy class, etc, can be included in the itinerary, but will be at your own expense
  • Your guide will meet you at your centrally located hotel in Kyoto and leave for sightseeing via public transportation. Private car service is not included in this tour
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
32Reviews
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LachlanDelahunty wrote a review Feb 2020
Perth, Australia1 contribution
Kyoto was a fantastic leader. Really personable and his local knowledge for first-class! Really made the overall experience 10/10 from my friends and I. Highly recommend!
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from VentureJapan, Manager at Private Custom Tour: Kyoto in One Day
Responded 1 Mar 2020
Thank you for your wonderful comment and review. Kyoto team are really glad to hear that you enjoyed our tour! Please enjoy your next destination. Best regards, Kohei
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Stephanie S wrote a review Jan 2020
9 contributions
My partner and I had a wonderful time on this tour. Having a guide with thorough knowledge of the area let us see the best parts of Kyoto including it's majestic temples and beautiful heritage buildings. I would recommend this tour to anyone visiting Kyoto - it's a total must do!
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from VentureJapan, General Manager at Private Custom Tour: Kyoto in One Day
Responded 6 Feb 2020
Thank you for your wonderful comment! Kyoto team are really happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour! Please enjoy your next destination! Best regards, Kohei Tamaki
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Sarah C wrote a review Jan 2020
Manchester6 contributions
Enjoyed the leader very much - Kohei. Smart and fun and showed us a great part of Kyoto not just the main sites. This was impressive to get back street and local level information and insights. Highly recommend.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from KazuUA, マネージャー at Private Custom Tour: Kyoto in One Day
Responded 27 Jan 2020
We very much appreciate your time for all your 3 great reviews and glad to hear you enjoyed your time in Kyoto too! It was such an honor we spent three tours with you. Please come back to Japan soon to enjoy it even more! Thank you so much again for your kind and warm review! Kindest regards, Venture
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Tbearly55 wrote a review Oct 2019
Chiyoda, Japan8 contributions
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We had only one day to see Kyoto. Our guide Kohei did an amazing job! We highly recommend this tour!
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Response from VentureJapan, Front Office Manager at Private Custom Tour: Kyoto in One Day
Responded 5 Oct 2019
Thank you Tbearly55 for your review and comment. It was really pleasure to have you on the tour. I hope you had a good time in Kyoto and Tokyo! Please have a nice trip. Best regards, Kohei Tamaki
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Yvonne P wrote a review Jun 2019
Brisbane Region, Australia32 contributions5 helpful votes
Our driver Ko was an amazing guide. This was a favourite as he took us out of the crazy crowds and showed us the real beauty while still covering the sights listed on the tour. See Photos
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from KazuUA, マネージャー at Private Custom Tour: Kyoto in One Day
Responded 18 Jun 2019
Thank you very much for your 5 star review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed our private tour and please try another tour with us when you come back to Japan. Kind Regards, Venture Team
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sarahcM8539YQ
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Great sake lesson
The session with Noriko was great and I recommend it even if you are worried about virtual experience. I have done
ErionRene
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New friend and great insight into sake and food culture
Noriko was full of knowledge and a wonderful story teller. Covered many sake and food items that will help me with
sebring1970
sebring1970
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Necessary to Navigate Tokyo Subways
My tourguide Junichi was punctual, polite, and personable. Junichi met me at my hotel which was greatly appreciat
Hectormoh
Hectormoh
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Best tour
Our tourist Silvia was truly knowledgable, helpful and fun to be around, we will recommend everyOne that comes to r
dianelY8807EK
dianelY8807EK
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Wonderful full day tour despite CoronaVirus
Yoshi did an amazing job getting us to all the sites we requested and sharing his own experiences after living here
marico0001
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Japan Tour with Akiko
Akiko is awesome. She’s fluent in English too. Bubbly and friendly. I'm glad that she was my tour guide that we end
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One Day Private Tokyo Tour
Had we been left to our own devices, we would have been horribly lost and frustrated. Instead, Mitch gave us a tour
EAS
EAS
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Perfect Tokyo Tour in Every Way!
My colleague and I were visiting Tokyo for the first time and only had one non-work day to see cultural highlights
Andrew H
Andrew H
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Excellent tour and guide
I had an excellent half day tour of Tokyo! Meg is an outstanding private guide, who communicated with me before the
cbarr7
cbarr7
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Best tour I have ever Taken!
We came to Tokyo for a week but only had one day in the city of Tokyo due to visiting Disneyland for the remainder
haleym677
haleym677
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Highly recommend private tour
The real star of the tour was my guide, Akiko! She was great at establishing a connection early on and sought to le
1ucy2019
1ucy2019
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Disappointing tour guide, some good sights
Very dissapointing tour, but some of the sights were worth visiting. We chose the full day tour with public trans
Sarah C
Sarah C
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Osaka with the experts
We had the best Osaka experience with fun and professional leader who we enjoyed spending time with while exploring
Scott S
Scott S
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Great tour all round
These guys were great from the get go. We were responded to promptly from our initial enquiry and had a great time
Sarah C
Sarah C
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Perfect Japan in the saddle
Great cycling - leader, course, inclusions all perfect ...,and loved the food especially Monja yaki and appreciated
Key Details
  • Duration: 4–8 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Japanese
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