Private Tour - Visit Temples Deep in the Mountain with 1000 years History

You will travel more than an hour from central Kyoto to those spots on this tour. It might sound a bit nuisance to move a lot but the further from the central city, the more spots left from 1,000 years ago.

There are many anecdotes unique to Kyoto such as one about a woman who evacuated from Kyoto under war, a ceiling board with blood stain of samurai’s who have suicided during the war, and so on.

What would you think of at those spots with many thoughts of predecessors? You can lose yourself in thought while watching the garden at a temple and have Japanese green tea.

Don’t forget to book your tour to visit temples and shrines deep in the mountain!
* Duration: 8 to 9 hours
* Starts: Kyoto, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours




You will travel more than an hour from central Kyoto to those spots on this tour. It might sound a bit nuisance to move a lot but the further from the central city, the more spots left from 1,000 years ago.

There are many anecdotes unique to Kyoto such as one about a woman who evacuated from Kyoto under war, a ceiling board with blood stain of samurai’s who have suicided during the war, and so on.

What would you think of at those spots with many thoughts of predecessors? You can lose yourself in thought while watching the garden at a temple and have Japanese green tea.

Don’t forget to book your tour to visit temples and shrines deep in the mountain!

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Sanzen-in Temple, 540 Ohara Raikoin-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 601-1242 Kyoto Prefecture

A temple with many flowers from all the seasons such as cherry blossoms, hydrangea, and autumn leaves. The beautiful view of moss reflected by sunlight is breathtaking! Enjoy the garden which is worth visiting no matter how far it is from Kyoto Station.

Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes

Stop At: Hosenin, 187 Ohara Shorinincho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 601-1241 Kyoto Prefecture

A temple famous for its huge Japanese white pine which is older than 700 years! There is a unique way of observing the garden from the room: suppose pillars of the buildings are borders of a picture frame and look at the garden through the imaginary “picture frame”. Have some Japanese green tea, Japanese sweets, and appreciate the view and relax!

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Kirin, 114 Ōhararaikōinchō, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, 601-1242, Japan

Ohara Riverside Café Kirin: There are many spots to see in Ohara, but there are also spots not only to see but also to eat! Since this place is rich in nature, there grow many kinds of vegetables. This spot is a restaurant ran by a vegetable sommelier who fell in love with vegetables!

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Yumoto Onsen OharaSansou, 17 Oharakusaocho, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, 601-1248, Japan

A pottery shop adjoined to a Japanese hotel. You can design your own plate here and they also have a foot bath!

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Jakkoin, 676 Ohara Kusaocho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 601-1248 Kyoto Prefecture

A temple located deep in the mountain which will bring peace to your heart and soul. There are many plants that are beautiful according to the season in the mountains and garden around the temple. Feel the Japanese beauty!

Duration: 40 minutes