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Nijo Castle, Heian Shrine, Kiyomizu Temple

Kyoto 1 Day Tour

Visit Nijo Castle, Kinkaku-ji Temple(Golden Pavillion), and Kiyomizu-dera Temple - UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Also visit Kyoto Imperial Palace, Heian Shrine and Sanjusangendo.
  Adult rate: from 12,600yen/adult(departs Kyoto) | from 15,500yen/adult(departs Osaka)
Child rate: from 10,600yen/child(departs Kyoto) | from 13,600yen/child(departs Osaka)

Plan includes:

Full-day guided tour using motorcoach
Pick up service (at designated locations only)
Drop off service (at designated locations in Kyoto only)
Transportation, Admission fees

Option:

Departs from Kyoto or departs from Osaka
Choice of with or without lunch

Nijo Castle - The kyoto residence of the Tokugawa Shogun, built in 1603, Nijo Castle is famous for the contrast between its restrained exterior and gorgeous interials. Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavillion) Kyoto's most popular temple is the home of perhaps the world's most authentic and exquisite Japanese garden, as well as the celebrated Golden Pavilion. Kyoto Imperial Palace - The residence of the Imperial family until the capital was relocated to Tokyo in 1868. View the Shishinden Imperial state chamber where enthronement ceremonies took place. Heian Shrine - The brightly colored shrine with its vermilion pillars and green roof, and its enchanting inner gardens and ponds, reflects the elegance of life in the ancient Japanese court. Sanjusangendo - This renowned long wooden temple houses 1001 statues of Kannon, Bodhisattva, dating back to the 13th century. Kiyomizu Temple - Aquaint old lane lined with pottery shops leads up to this famous temple. Enjoy a sweeping view of the entire city of Kyoto from its lofty terrace.

See details: For 2018 departures | For 2019 departures

TOUR ITINERARY FOR 2018 DEPARTURES
Accommodation: none
DEPARTS Kyoto/Osaka   Osaka-Kyoto-Osaka
7:25am [Departs Osaka]
Hotel Granvia Osaka on foot Osaka Station by train(JR Special Rapid/non-reserved seat)
Kyoto Station. on foot
8:30am [Departs Kyoto]
by bus AVANTI Sunrise Tours Desk (Kyoto Sta. Hachijo Exit) by bus
Nijo Castle (50mins) by bus Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion) (45mins)
by bus Kyoto Imperial Palace (40mins)
by bus
※When Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed, Kitano-tenmangu Shrine will be visited instead.
Lunch Japanese / Western Buffet
by bus Heian Jingu Shrine (25mins), by bus Sanjusangendo (30mins),
by bus Kiyomizudera Temple (70mins)
5:30-6:30pm back to Kyoto by bus
Drop-off service to hotel in Kyoto. by bus
6:30-7:30pm [For participants departing from Osaka]
by bus New Miyako Hotel, on foot short walk to Kyoto Station. by train Back to Osaka.
The tour will disband upon arrival at Osaka Station.



OTHER TOUR INFORMATION
Time From Kyoto:8:30am - 6:30pm
From Osaka: 7:25am - 7:30pm
Departure Dates 2018
Jan.5~Dec.30: Daily
2019
Jan.5~Dec.30: Daily (except: Feb.17)
Meals Provided Breakfast: n/a / Lunch: 1 / Dinner: n/a
Guide Information Accompanied by Certified English Speaking Guide.
Pick up Service Available at selected hotels only. See list of hotels
Drop off Service ※Kyoto departure participants only. Available at the following selected locations only. (ANA Crowne Plaza Kyoto, Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto, Karasuma Kyoto Hotel, Kyoto Hotel Okura, Kyoto Tokyu Hotel, Kyoto Station Karasuma Exit and Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit)
Note Minimum participants required: 1 person
Remarks Journey between Osaka and Kyoto will be accompanied by an English-speaking tour assistance and use public transportation(JR train). Seating may not be available.
Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed on the following dates, tours on these dates 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).
Nishi Honganji Temple will be visited on Jun.25, Sep.25 and Dec.25 instead of Kitano-tenmangu Shrine.
Nijo Castle is closed on every Tuesday in January, July, August, December and the year end. During these dates, the tour will visit Ryoanji Temple instead.
Before entering Kyoto Imperial Palace, it is required to complete a form indicating full name, nationality, gender, and age.
Chishaku Temple will be visited when Heian Jingu Shrine is closed to Jidai Festival on October 22nd. If the festival is postponed, changes in the itinerary may also be postponed.
Drop off service to Karasuma Kyoto Hotel and Hotel Nikko Princes Kyoto cannot be provided during Gion Festival (July 14th-16th) due to traffic restrictions.
Areas requiring admission fee at Heian Jingu Shrine will not be visited.


TOUR PRICE
Prices for 2018 & 2019
Code Departure Tourname/Plan Adult Rate Child Rate
(6-11yrs old)
Reserve
N100W until Mar31,2019 Kyoto 1-Day Tour (Departs Kyoto/without lunch) 12,600yen 10,600yen
from Apr1,2019 13,100yen 11,100yen
N100 until Mar31,2019 Kyoto 1-Day Tour (Departs Kyoto/with lunch) 13,500yen 11,400yen
from Apr1,2019 14,000yen 11,900yen
P900W until Mar31,2019 Kyoto 1-Day Tour (Departs Osaka/without lunch) 15,500yen 13,600yen
from Apr1,2019 16,200yen 14,300yen
P900 until Mar31,2019 Kyoto 1-Day Tour (Departs Osaka/with lunch) 16,400yen 14,400yen
from Apr1,2019 17,100yen 15,100yen
(Price per person in Japanese Yen, tax included)
See also:
Kyoto & Nara 1 Day Tour
Uji and Nara 1-Day Tour
Kyoto Morning Tour
Kyoto Afternoon Tour
Sagano Bamboo Grove and Arashiyama Walking Tour

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