TOURS / TRANSPORTATION
WALK IN KYOTO TALK IN ENGLISH
Kyoto Walking started by Johnnie Hillwalker
5 hours slow & easy walk, through 3 km backstreets, visiting Higashi Hongan-ji Temple, 3 Shinto shrines & 4 workshops.
2,000 yen/person (cash only)
1,000 yen for children: 13-15; free for younger
Every Mon., Wed., Fri., March-November
rain or shine; no walk on national holidays and in winter
Conducted by JOHNNIE HILLWAKER and his team from WaRaiDo Guide Networks. You may be guided by JOHNNIE HILLWAKER himself!!
Check in: 10:00-10:15
NO RESERVATION SYSTEM
COME & JOIN!!
Enjoy Kyoto with a Privately Arranged Guide!
PRIVATE GUIDE can be arranged by WaRaiDo Guide Networks Co., Ltd.
Shihoko Hirooka's Private Guide Service
Private tours of Kyoto! Ms. Shihoko HIROOKA, with 30 years experience as a licensed tour guide, offers exclusively private guiding service; Guiding fee: 15,000 yen for a full day; 10,000 yen for a half day; per party; transportation, admission fees, meals are extra: call or email for enquiries and reservation: Tel: 622-6803/090-8989-3679; firstname.lastname@example.org
Kyoto City Tourism Association
Walk in Gion and Experience Kyoto Traditions in English
Night-time Exploration of Gion: the Geisha District
Gion is one of Kyoto’s most traditional and unique districts and home to the culture of the Hanamachi, a world where the maiko and geiko remain alive and well. Though many tourists come to Gion, it is very hard to understand what is behind the beautiful facades.
An English-speaking professional guide will explain the history of Hanamachi, the life of maiko and geiko, and take participants on a journey along the backstreets of Gion.
1,000 yen/person (cash only; insurance not covered)
Every Mon., Wed., Fri.
The tour starts at 18:00; reception from 17:30 (summer schedule)
The tour lasts about 100 min. (all walking)
Meeting point: in front of the Kitaza
Reservations NOT required
Kyoto PRIVATE Taxi Tours with MR. DOI!
Enjoy great locations & views and learn about Kyoto while I drive you around in my spacious van!
See Kyoto in stylish, air-conditioned comfort, and at your own pace.
Tell me where you want to go and what you want to do, and I will take care of everything!
Basic rate: 5,400 yen/hour/van (from 4 hours)
*Nara tour is available with some additional rates
*Private guide service available
*Major credit cards accepted
*Please enquire for other rates and details
Feel free to have your hotel concierge contact me.
JTB SUNRISE CENTER WESTERN JAPAN
Sightseeing Tours in English!
Japan's biggest tour bus operator for overseas tourists
There are a wide range of interesting, fun tours you can choose from: (Kyoto/Nara, Osaka, Hiroshima, Koyasan, etc.)
Kyoto 1-day Tour
(Nijo Castle, Kinkaku-ji Temple, Kiyomizudera Temple and more!)
JTB SUNRISE CENTER WESTERN JAPAN
10:00-18:00 (Closed: Sun. & national holidays)
For more information and booking, visit our website
KYOTO CYCLING TOUR PROJECT
Kyoto's largest rental bike shop!; get a bike and enjoy cycling to and in the secrets of the Old Capital; Tel: 075-354-3636; 1,000 yen - 1,500 yen/day; Rental locations: Kyoto Station (on the west side of Kyoto Stn., behind APA Hotel; 9:00-19:00), Kinkaku-ji Temple (west side of Nishioji, by Kinkakuji-michi bus stop; 10:00-13:30), North of Nishiki St. (in Coop Inn Kyoto; 9:00-19:00), Fushimi (in Urban Hotel Kyoto, a 10-min. walk from JR Inari Stn.; 9:00-19:00); our guided cycling tours (English-speaking guide available) are very popular; please, enquire for details; email@example.com