Day Tour

Kyoto Morning Tour from Kyoto: Nijo Castle, Kinkakuji Temple, Imperial Palace

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  • Half Day

per person USD 62
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Take a morning tour to some of Kyoto's most famous sites and discover why this ancient political capital of Japan is now its history and sightseeing capital! The tour finishes around lunchtime, leaving your afternoon free.

Day 1: Kyoto

8:00-8:30a.m.

Pick Up service may be available for designated hotels. Please contact us for more detail.
 
8:30a.m.
Assemble at AVANTI Sunrise Tours Desk (Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit).
 
Visit the following by motorcoach.

* Nijo Castle (UNESCO World Heritage site)

A World Heritage site. Tour the historical castle completed in 1626, which was built to provide lodging for Tokugawa Shogun and as a palladium for Kyoto Imperial Palace. The impressive, elaborate carvings and decors in the Ninomaru Palace are a must-see. 

Nijo Castle is closed on Tuesdays in January, July, August, and December. (Closed on the following day if Tuesday is a holiday.) If closed, or if the tour is during the year-end/New Year's holidays, Ryoan-ji Temple will be visited instead.

* Kinkakuji Temple (UNESCO World Heritage site)
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A World Heritage site. The wooden architecture is covered in thin layers of pure gold and is surrounded by a beautiful pond.

* Kyoto Imperial Palace (except Mondays)

See the Kyoto Imperial Palace, which was used as the Emperor's residence until about 150 years ago. 
Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed to the public on the following days. During these times, Kitano Tenmangu Shrine will be visited instead: 
(Mondays, Tuesday if Monday is a national holiday, May 14-17 for the Aoi Festival, New Year's holidays, and whenever there is an Imperial Household event).
 
  Kitano Tenmangu Shrine (Monday and Tuesdays when Monday is a National Holiday)
On Mondays (and Tuesdays if a national holiday falls on the preceding Monday), this tour will visit Kitano Tenmangu Shrine instead of the Kyoto Imperial Palace. 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. 
The tour will visit Nishi Hongan-ji Temple instead of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine on June 25, Sept. 25 and Dec. 25.
 
 
12:40- 1:00p.m.
Tour disbands at Kyoto Station.

No drop-off service to hotels will be provided. Please head to your next destination on your own from Kyoto Station. 
After sightseeing, the bus will stop by the lunch venue for the 1-day tour and then continue to Kyoto Station.

Departure Date

2018: Jan.5 - Dec.30: Daily (except Feb.18)

Meal

No meals included.

Guide

English-speaking guide service is included.

Minimum Participants Required

1 person

Pick up and Drop off

Pick-up : Available / Dropp-off : Not Available


1.

If the minimum number of participants (1) is not met by 4 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be cancelled.

2.

 Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed to the public on the following days. During these times, Kitano Tenmangu Shrine will be visited instead: 
(Mondays, Tuesday if Monday is a national holiday, May 14-17 for the Aoi Festival, New Year's holidays, and whenever there is an Imperial Household event).

3.

The tour will visit Nishi Hongan-ji Temple instead of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine on June 25, Sept. 25 and Dec. 25.

4.

Nijo Castle is closed on Tuesdays in January, July, August, and December. (Closed on the following day if Tuesday is a holiday.) If closed, or if the tour is during the year-end/New Year's holidays, Ryoan-ji Temple will be visited instead.

5.

After sightseeing, the bus will stop by the lunch venue for the 1-day tour and then continue to Kyoto Station.

Please contact JTB Reservation Center for the pickup service to assembly place.
JTB Reservation Center : Tel 1(800) 223-6104, email reservation@jtbusa.com

Date & Price Tour Start Tour End Departure Adult Child Infant Single Supplement
01/05/2018 12/30/2018 Kyoto $ 62 $ 53 $ 0 $ 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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