Private City Kickstart Tour: Kyoto

Receive a warm welcome to Kyoto on a private tour that will kick off your time in the city in the best way possible! In only 90 minutes, a local guide will get you acquainted with Kyoto to help you enjoy the rest of your stay to the fullest.

Discover where to find Kenninji temple and Yasaka Shrine, and how to explore them away from the crowds. And what about that unique family owned restaurant or that amazing local hotspot? We got you covered; the local guides are experts in the subject! Forget about touristy traps; on this city kickstart tour, your guide will point you in the right direction.

Private City Kickstart Tour: Kyoto is one of Withlocals’ signature tours available in major cities worldwide. We work with passionate local guides who earn a fair fee. We support local economies by only offering local produce and prevent over-tourism with only small non-intrusive groups. Our tours are carbon-neutral and away from the standard tourist routes.
* Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
* Starts: Kyoto, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Receive a warm welcome to Kyoto on a private tour that will kick off your time in the city in the best way possible! In only 90 minutes, a local guide will get you acquainted with Kyoto to help you enjoy the rest of your stay to the fullest.

Discover where to find Kenninji temple and Yasaka Shrine, and how to explore them away from the crowds. And what about that unique family owned restaurant or that amazing local hotspot? We got you covered; the local guides are experts in the subject! Forget about touristy traps; on this city kickstart tour, your guide will point you in the right direction.

Private City Kickstart Tour: Kyoto is one of Withlocals’ signature tours available in major cities worldwide. We work with passionate local guides who earn a fair fee. We support local economies by only offering local produce and prevent over-tourism with only small non-intrusive groups. Our tours are carbon-neutral and away from the standard tourist routes.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Shijo Bridge, Nakagyoku – Higashiyamaku, Kyoto Kyoto Prefecture

Get to see the lovely views of the Kamogawa river both north and south.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Yasaka Shrine, 625 Giommachi Kitagawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0073 Kyoto Prefecture

Visit one of the most famous shrines in Kyoto, founded over 1350 years ago

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Maruyama Park, 473 Maruyamacho, Higashiyama-Ku, Kyoto Kyoto Prefecture

Maruyama Park was built in 1886 as the first city park in Kyoto and tt is also designated as a national scenic spot due to its exceptional size.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Nene-no-Michi, Shimokawaracho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0825 Kyoto Prefecture

Nene no Michi retains the look of a Kyoto that for the most part no longer exists.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Ryozen Kannon, 526-2 Shimokawaracho Kodaiji, Higahsiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0825 Kyoto Prefecture

Get to see this war memorial commemorating the War dead of the Pacific War

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Kennin-ji Temple, 584 Yamatooji Yojo-sagaru Komatsucho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0933 Kyoto Prefecture

It is considered to be one of the so-called Kyoto Gozan or “five most important Zen temples of Kyoto”

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Kashiwayacho, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto, 604-8014, Japan

Walk along the river, up to Sanjo Street

Duration: 10 minutes