Day Tour

1-Day Kyoto Tour (with Lunch)

  • Shrine
  • Heritage
  • Castle
  • Meal
  • New Tour
  • Full Day

per person USD 136
BUS1NN2001NNS

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, Sanjusangen-do 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 travelling to Kyoto for the first time. After the tour, participants will be dropped off at the following locations: Kyoto Hotel Okura, Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto (*limited to staying guests), Karasuma Kyoto Hotel, Sunrise Tours Desk in Avanti (across from Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit), Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto, Kyoto Hotel Tokyu, ANA Crowne Plaza Kyoto, Kyoto Tower (Kyoto Station Karasuma Exit) This is a 1-day tour combining the 'Kyoto Morning' and 'Kyoto Afternoon' tours, with lunch included.

Day 1: Kyoto

8:00-8:30 a.m.

Pick-up Service  
Travel from the hotel to Sunrise Tours Desk inside Avanti.
 
Avanti's Sunrise Tours Desk (across from Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit) - Depart  
All transportation on this tour is generally by bus, but, depending on the number of participants, a sedan or taxi van may be used instead. Stops will be made for pick-up at hotels along the way.
 
Nijo Castle  (50 min)
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.
[Remarks] 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.
 
Kinkaku-ji Temple  (45 min)
A World Heritage site. The wooden architecture is covered in thin layers of pure gold and is surrounded by a beautiful pond.
 
[Except Mondays]   Kyoto Imperial Palace  (40 min)
See the Kyoto Imperial Palace, which was used as the Emperor's residence until about 150 years ago.
[Remarks] 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).
 
[Mondays (and Tuesdays when Monday is a national holiday)] Kitano Tenmangu Shrine  (40 min)
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.
 

Day 1: Kyoto


Lunch  (60 min)
Enjoy a Japanese set meal.
Vegetarian, halal, gluten-free, and other meal requests are not available, so please book the plan without lunch included if you have any dietary restrictions. (The 'without lunch' plan provides customers with free time to eat on their own in the Kyoto Station area.)
 
Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine  (30 min)
Fushimi Inari Taisha is the head shrine of 40,000 inari-jinja shrines located all over Japan. The bright red Senbon Torii gates are a must-see attraction.
 
Sanjusangen-do Temple  (30 min)
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 min)
The view of Kyoto from the World Heritage Site Kiyomizu-dera is superb. The historic shopping lane that leads to the temple adds to a wonderful experience.
Please note that due to repair and restoration work, part or all of the Kiyomizu-dera Temple Main Hall will not be visible.
 
5:30 - 6:30 a.m.
Drop-off Service  
From Kiyomizu-dera Temple, participants will be dropped off at Kyoto Station, then to hotels.
[Remarks] 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.

Departure Date

<2019> Sep.1 - Dec.30 Daily Except: Sep.7 <2020> Jan.5 - Mar.3 Daily Except: Feb.16

Meal

1 Lunch

Guide

English-speaking guide service is included.

Minimum Participants Required

1 person

Pick up and Drop off

Available.

Inclusion

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


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 cancelled.
 

3.

[Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations]
 
The Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed on the following days. As such, the tour will visit Kitano Tenmangu Shrine 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).
 
[2019]
The tour will visit Nishi Hongan-ji Temple instead of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine on February 25, March 25 and November 25.
[2020]
The tour will visit Nishi Hongan-ji Temple instead of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine on May 25.
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
Connections from this tour can be made to the "Kyoto Maiko Dinner" and "Kyoto Night Tour." Connections are made at Kyoto Hotel Okura or the Kyoto Handicraft Center.
 
Participants will walk from the parking lot to Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine (about 15 min one-way). Thank you for your understanding.
 
Please note that due to repair and restoration work, part or all of the Kiyomizu-dera Temple Main Hall will not be visible. 
 
The order of activities and arrival times may differ depending on road conditions and congestion at destinations.
 
Seats may not be designated.
 
Depending on the number of participants, a sedan or taxi van may be used instead.

4.

[Bus Company] Teisan Kanko Bus Co., Ltd.; Yasaka Sightseeing Bus Co., Ltd.; Yuai Kanko Bus Co., Ltd. 
If operation is by a company other than Teisan Kanko Bus Co., Ltd., the bus company to be used will be indicated on the final itinerary on the day.
 

5.

[Important Notes/Supplements: Meeting/Pick-up/Pick-up Location]
 
[2019]
Kyoto Hotel Okura: 8:00
Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto (*Limited to staying guests): 8:10
Karasuma Kyoto Hotel: 8:15
Sunrise Tours Desk inside Avanti (across from Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit): 8:30
Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto: 8:40
Kyoto Hotel Tokyu: 8:50
ANA Crowne Plaza Hotel Kyoto: 8:45
 
[2020]
Sunrise Tours Desk inside Avanti (across from Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit): 8:30

6.

[Important Notes/Supplements: Regarding Meals]
 
[2019]
A Japanese set meal will be served for lunch. Vegetarian, halal, gluten-free, and other meal requests are not available, so please book the plan without lunch included if you have any dietary restrictions. (The 'without lunch' plan provides customers with free time to eat on their own in the Kyoto Station area.) 
[2020]
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: BUS1NN2021NNS). 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.
JTB Reservation Center : Tel 1(800) 223-6104, email reservation@jtbusa.com

Date & Price Tour Start Tour End Departure Adult Child Single Supplement
09/01/2019 12/31/2020 Kyoto $ 136 $ 116 $ 0
Cancellation rates will apply to the tour fare. If notice of cancellation is received on tour starting date, or in case of failure to show without notice、100% of the tour fare. 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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