Day Tour

1-Day Kyoto Tour (Round-trip from Kyoto): Nijo Castle, Kinkaku-ji Temple, Kyoto Imperial Palace, Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine, Sanjusangen-do Temple, Kiyomizu-dera Temple

  • Shrine
  • Heritage
  • Castle
  • Meal
  • Full Day

per person USD 135
NG001S

A popular Sunrise Tours plan visiting the renowned sights of Kyoto including several World Heritage sites. This tour is accompanied by a National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter. The tour will visit Nijo Castle, Kinkaku-ji Temple, Kyoto Imperial Palace, Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine, Sanjusangendo Temple, and Kiyomizu-dera Temple. This tour takes participants to famous temples, a shrine, a castle, and other majestic places of interest in Kyoto.. This standard tour is recommended for those traveling to Kyoto for the first time. This is a 1-day tour combining the 'Kyoto Morning' and 'Kyoto Afternoon' tours, with lunch added

Day 1: Kyoto


8:30
 
Depart
 
Avanti's Sunrise Tours Desk (across from Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit)
 
*Please refer to [Bus Company]
 
Nijo Castle (50 mins)
 
A World Heritage site. Tour the historical castle completed in 1626, which was built to provide lodging for the Tokugawa Shogun and as a palladium for Kyoto Imperial Palace. The impressive, elaborate carvings and decors in the Ninomaru Palace are a must-see.
 
*Please refer to [Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations].
 
Kinkaku-ji Temple (45 mins)
 
A World Heritage site. The wooden architecture is covered in thin layers of pure gold and is surrounded by a beautiful pond.
 
[Regular] Kyoto Imperial Palace (40 mins)
 
See the Kyoto Imperial Palace, which was used as the Emperor's residence until about 150 years ago. *Please refer to [Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations]. 
 
[Kyoto Imperial Palace Closed Days] Kitano Tenmangu Shrine (40 mins)
 
Kitano Tenmangu Shrine is the substitute for Kyoto Imperial Palace on days it is closed to visitors. It is famous for housing the God of Scholarship. This shrine's main hall is a designated national treasure. The shrine is especially great to see during the plum blossom and autumn leaf seasons.
 
*Please refer to [Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations].
 
Lunch (60 mins)
 
Participants will be provided a set menu meal.
 
*Please refer to [Important Notes/Supplements: Regarding Meals].
 
Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine (30 mins)
 
Fushimi Inari Taisha is the head shrine of some 40,000 inari-jinja shrines located all over Japan. The bright red Senbon Torii gates are a must-see attraction.
 
Sanjusangen-do Temple (30 mins)
 
Visit the world's longest wooden structure, housing 1,001 life-size statues of Buddhist Kannon deities dating back to the 13th century.
 
Kiyomizu-dera Temple (70 mins)
 
The view of Kyoto from the World Heritage Site of Kiyomizu-dera is superb. The historic shopping lane that leads to the temple adds to a wonderful experience.
 
5:30-6:30
 
Drop-off Service
 
From Kiyomizu-dera Temple, participants will be dropped off at Kyoto Station, then to hotels.
 

 

Departure Date

【2024】 Jan.5 - Dec. 27 / Jan.-Feb.(Wed., Fri.), Mar.-May.(Tue.,Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat), Jun.-Jul.(Wed., Thu., Fri.), Aug.(Wed. Fri), Sep.(Wed., Thu., Fri), Oct.(Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat), Nov.(Wed., Thu., Fri), Dec.(Wed., Fri) ***Exceptions may be applied.

Inclusion

National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter fee, Other admission fees and transportation costs included in the tour, Lunch charges

Minimum Participants Required

1 person


1.

[Reception Method]
At reception, please show your reservation confirmation sheet, a printout of the reservation confirmation e-mail, or show the e-mail on your mobile device screen to staff.
 

2.

[Operation Conditions/Tour Conditions]
- If the minimum number of participants (1) is not met by 4 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be canceled.

3.

[Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations]
The Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed to visitors on the following days. As such, the tour will visit Kitano Tenmangu Shrine instead. If the closed day falls on the 25th, the tour will visit Nishi Hongan-ji Temple. (Mondays, Tuesday if Monday is a national holiday, and whenever there is an Imperial Household event)
Nijo Castle is closed on Tuesdays in January, July, August, and December. (Closed on the following day if Tuesday is a holiday.) If closed, Ryoan-ji Temple will be visited instead.
During the Gion Festival (Sakimatsuri, July 15 - 16), drop-off service to Karasuma Kyoto Hotel and Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto will be unavailable due to traffic restrictions. Participants will walk from the parking lot to Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine (about 15 min one-way). Thank you for your understanding. The order of activities and arrival times may differ depending on road conditions and congestion at destinations. Seats may not be designated.
 
[Bus Company]
Teisan Kanko Bus Co., Ltd. (in general); Yasaka Sightseeing Bus Co., Ltd.; Yuai Kanko Bus Co., Ltd.; Toh-ho-kanko Bus Co., Ltd.; Kyoto Kanko Bus Co., Ltd.; or Senriyama Bus Co., Ltd.
 
*In general, Teisan Kanko Bus will be used. If otherwise, it will be specified in the final itinerary.
 
*Depending on the number of tour participants, transportation to be used may be other than a large bus (mid-size bus, small bus), a hired car (van, minivan - MK Co., Ltd. or Yasaka Group), or a taxi.
 
Standard transportation for approximate number of customers:
- Large bus: around 26 people or more
- Mid-size bus: around 11-25 people - Small bus: around 9-10 people
- Van (hired car): around 5-8 people
- Minivan (hired car): around 3-4 people
- Taxi: around 1-2 people

 

4.

[Important Notes/Supplements: Meeting/Pick-up/Pick-up Location]

Sunrise Tours Desk inside Avanti (across from Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit) / 8:20

5.

[Important Notes/Supplements: Regarding Meals]
A set menu meal will be served for lunch. For those who would like a vegetarian meal, please make sure to inform us at the time of reservation. If requests are not provided in advance, same-day changes cannot be accepted. Halal, gluten-free, and other meal requests are not available. For those that don't require lunch, please make a booking for the 'without lunch' plan (tour code: NG027S). The 'without lunch' plan provides customers with free time to eat on their own in the Kyoto Station area

Please contact JTB Reservation Center for the pickup service to assembly place.
Japan Marketing Department : Tel 1(800) 882-0268, email asia@jtbusa.com

Date & Price Tour Start Tour End Departure Adult Child Single Supplement
01/05/2024 12/27/2024 Kyoto $ 135 $ 121 $ 0
Cancellation rates will apply to the tour fare as below. If notice of cancellation is received on tour starting date, or in case of failure to show without notice 100% of the tour fare, 1 day prior to the starting date of the tour 40%, 7 to 2 days prior, 30%, 8 days or more days prior, no charge. Cancellation period is based on United State PST time.. Notice must be received during JTB USA office hours. Mon. - Fri., 9:00AM-5:30PM PST Except National Holidays.

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