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Experience a taste of the real Japan in Kyoto

A holiday to Japan is not complete without spending time in this former capital. Home to 17 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Kyoto is brimming with museums, art galleries, shrines, temples, and an exciting food culture with a variety of amazing dishes on offer.

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Locations you will be visiting

  • Kyoto

    Explore historic sights and wander the atmospheric streets of Kyoto

    4 Days



4 day Tour Itinerary

An overview of your trip

DAY 1 Arrive Kyoto

On arrival at the airport in Osaka, you will be met and shown to the shuttle bus transfer to the New Miyako Hotel to check in. The rest of the day is at leisure, to relax or explore the local area. You may wish to dine in one of the hotel’s many restaurants, or have a relaxing drink at the hotel bar.

DAY 2 Kyoto Full Day Tour

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before joining your Kyoto Day Tour. This comprehensive tour visits the city’s main sites, including the impressive Nijo Castle, the ‘Golden’ Kinkakuji Temple where the top two floors are covered in gold leaf, and the majestic Kyoto Imperial Palace, or the ancient Kitano-tenmangu Shrine. After a lunch of Japanese tasty treats, continue to the Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine with it’s 5,000 torii gates, the impressive Sanjusangendo Temple and the celebrated Kiyomizu-dera Temple

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 3 Kyoto

Day at leisure to explore Kyoto. Suggested tours include Real Kyoto Back Street Guided Cycling Tour, Tea Ceremony & Ginkau-ji Temple Walking Tour, Sagano Bamboo Grove and Arashiyama Walking Tour.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 4 Depart

Day at leisure until your transfer to the airport by shuttle bus for your onward journey.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
Optional Extras - Cultural Experiences

There is some free time in your itinerary for you to explore on your own, or treat yourself to an excursion. Use the links below to create a to-do list, or, if you’d prefer us to book you onto one of these or any other excursions, please let us know when booking your tour.

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    Japan: Gion Kimono Tour, Kyoto

    Walk around Gion like a real Japanese in Kimono!

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  • Matcha Tea Japan

    Japan: Kyoto Tea Ceremony & Ginkau-ji Temple Walking Tour

    Experience traditional tea ceremony and visit UNESCO World Heritage Site, Ginkauji Temple for a taste of Japanese culture.

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  • Sagano Bambo Grove Arashiyama japan

    Japan: Kyoto Sagano Bamboo Grove and Arashiyama Walking Tour

    Take a walk through the scenic Sagano Bamboo Grove visiting Jojakko-ji Temple and Togetsu Bridge over Katsura River. Enjoy Japanese style lunch on a Yakatabune Boat in Arashiyama.

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  • geisha performing music japan

    Japan: Dinner with Maiko, Kyoto

    Enjoy a traditional dinner with a Maiko, or apprentice Geisha and enjoy two traditional dance performances. Opportunity to ask questions and take photos with Maiko.

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Sample Accommodation

4★ New Miyako Hotel, Kyoto

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What's included:
  • Return airport transfers
  • Standard accommodation on twin share basis
  • Meals as specified
  • Full day Kyoto City Tour
  • English speaking guide on arrival
  • International flights
  • Local tips
  • Personal spending
  • Travel insurance

Price from £688
(based on 2 sharing and excluding international flights)

Prices and products are subject to availability at the time of booking.

When making an enquiry or reservation we will request your contact details, however no payment will be required at this stage. We will contact you for payment details and to confirm your booking, your details and the details of those travelling with you along with any extras you’d like to add.

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