Kyoto Tours and Trips 2020/2021

Kyoto is one of the best places in Japan to experience the country’s dynamic traditions, cuture and religion. The modern city of Kyoto remains awash with over 2,000 incense-soaked shrines, vivid green gardens, and traditional teahouses serving matcha in exquisitely refined surrounds. A haven for food lovers and aficionados of craft beers, a visit to Kyoto is a must when you're traveling to Japan.

60 Trips in Kyoto with 153 Reviews

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Rickshaw tour in Arashiyama, Kyoto

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30 minute rickshaw, cycle or local transport trip in Kyoto. Read More
minutes30 From US$ 43 View Tour
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  • Sep 27
  • Sep 28
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Japan: Ramen & Railways

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6 day city sightseeing trip in Japan, visiting Tokyo, Takayama and Kyoto. Read More
  • Tour Type Group Tour
  • Operator G Adventures Premier This operator is consistently delivering tours which receive customer ratings above 4.5 on average.
  • Activities City sightseeing & Cultural, religious and historic sites
  • Accommodation Hostel
  • Transport Train & Bus
  • Age Range18-39 yrs
days06 From US$ 1,299 US$ 1,049
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  • Dec 05 10+ seats left
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Total Kyoto Tour: Culture, Lanes & Lanterns

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8 hour party and nightlife trip in Kyoto. Read More
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  • Operator Urban Adventures Active 1 day ago Premier This operator is consistently delivering tours which receive customer ratings above 4.5 on average.
  • Activities Party and nightlife & Cultural, religious and historic sites
  • Accommodation No Accommodation
  • Age Range20+ yrs
hours08 From US$ 176
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  • Sep 28 10+ seats left
  • Sep 29 10+ seats left
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City of Culture Kyoto

of 6 reviews
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Kiran was amazing. Thank you for this wonderful experience!
  • Tour Type Group Tour
  • Operator Urban Adventures Active 1 day ago Premier This operator is consistently delivering tours which receive customer ratings above 4.5 on average.
  • Activities Walking tours & Cultural, religious and historic sites
  • Accommodation No Accommodation
  • Age Range6+ yrs
hours3.5 From US$ 80
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  • Sep 27 10+ seats left
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Kyoto Cycling Tour

of 8 reviews
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A great day for all ages and cycling abilities
  • Tour Type Group Tour
  • Operator Urban Adventures Active 1 day ago Premier This operator is consistently delivering tours which receive customer ratings above 4.5 on average.
  • Activities Bicycle tours & Cultural, religious and historic sites
  • Accommodation No Accommodation
  • Age Range12+ yrs
hours3.5 From US$ 87
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  • Sep 27 10+ seats left
  • Sep 28 10+ seats left
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Japan: Castles & Cuisine

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6 day museum and gallery visits tour in Japan, visiting Kyoto, Hiroshima and Osaka. Read More
days06 From US$ 1,279 US$ 1,033
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Rickshaw tour in Higashiyama, Kyoto

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30 minute rickshaw, cycle or local transport tour in Kyoto. Read More
minutes30 From US$ 43 View Tour
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  • Sep 27
  • Sep 28
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Japan Highlights

of 1 review
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7 day adventure tour in Japan, visiting Odawara, Kyoto and Tokyo. Read More
  • Tour Type Group Tour
  • Operator Tucan Travel Premier This operator is consistently delivering tours which receive customer ratings above 4.5 on average.
  • Activities Adventure
  • Accommodation Hotel & Resort
  • Transport Train, Boat, Bus & Flight
  • Age Range18+ years old
days07 From US$ 2,489 US$ 2,091
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  • Mar 21 Only 7 seats left
  • Apr 04 Only 7 seats left
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Essential Japan in 7 days

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7 day city sightseeing trip through Tokyo, Hakone, Kyoto and 3 other destinations in Japan. Read More
days07 From US$ 2,525 View Tour
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  • Oct 09
  • Oct 10
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Backroads of Japan

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This is a great itinerary-you get to walk in a variety of landscapes-all of them breath taking, expe ...
  • Tour Type Group Tour
  • Operator World Expeditions Premier This operator is consistently delivering tours which receive customer ratings above 4.5 on average.
  • Activities Trekking & Adventure
  • Accommodation Hotel
  • Transport Train & Bus
  • Age Range18+ years old
days15 From US$ 4,590 US$ 4,360
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Lonely Planet Experiences: Kyoto Lanes & Lanterns

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3.5 hour walking tour in Kyoto. Read More
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  • Operator Urban Adventures Active 1 day ago Premier This operator is consistently delivering tours which receive customer ratings above 4.5 on average.
  • Activities Walking tours & Cultural, religious and historic sites
  • Accommodation No Accommodation
  • Age Range20+ yrs
hours3.5 From US$ 107
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  • Sep 28 10+ seats left
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Ancient & Modern Japan

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Having wanted to visit Japan for some years my wife and I picked the Exodus trip - 'Japan - Ancient
  • Tour Type Group Tour
  • Operator Exodus Travels Premier This operator is consistently delivering tours which receive customer ratings above 4.5 on average.
  • Activities Food tours & Cultural, religious and historic sites
  • Accommodation Hotel, Guest House & Villa
  • Transport Ferry, Train, Bus & Boat
  • Age Range16+ yrs
days14 From US$ 6,199
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  • Mar 14 Only 8 seats left
  • Mar 18 Only 8 seats left
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Japan: Land of the Rising Sun

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13 day city sightseeing trip through Tokyo, Nikko, Hakone and 3 other destinations in Japan. Read More
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  • Operator Intrepid Travel Active 3 hours ago Premier This operator is consistently delivering tours which receive customer ratings above 4.5 on average.
  • Activities City sightseeing & Local culture +3 more
  • Accommodation Hotel & Resort
  • Transport Boat, Ferry, Train, Bus, Private Vehicle & Van
  • Age Range15+ years old
days13 From US$ 4,745
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  • Mar 07 Only 10 seats left
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Japan Express

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9 day city sightseeing trip in Japan, visiting Tokyo, Nikko and Kyoto. Read More
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  • Operator Intrepid Travel Active 3 hours ago Premier This operator is consistently delivering tours which receive customer ratings above 4.5 on average.
  • Activities City sightseeing & Local culture +3 more
  • Accommodation Hotel
  • Transport Train, Bus & Private Vehicle
  • Age Range15+ years old
days09 From US$ 2,160
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Kyoto Tour Reviews

5 - Excellent
Based on 153 customer reviews
The best Japanese adventure we could have hoped for Reviewed Tour: Japan Adventure
5 - Excellent
  • Kelly Cruickshank
  • From Britain
“We booked this trip to celebrate a birthday and we were not disappointed! The trip was well organised, the activities were great fun, and everywhere we stayed was comfortable and welcoming. Sammi was an excellent guide!”
Excellent Reviewed Tour: Japan Highlights
5 - Excellent
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Kyoto - Tour Highlights and Travel Tips

Kyoto Tour Highlights

  • Take in the glittering Kinkaku-ji – the Golden Pavilion – a Zen pagoda decorated in gold leaf and with a sublime lakeside setting.
  • Stroll through the atmospheric seventeenth-century streets of Gion, home to Geisha girls and traditional teahouses.
  • Experience Shintoism at its most impressive at Fushimi Inari-Taisha shrine, where vermillion shrine gates contrast with the natural mountainside location.
  • Head to the top of the 131 metre Kyoto Tower for unparalleled panoramic views across the city.
  • Explore Japan’s Buddhist heritage at the temple of Kiyomizu-dera, dating back to 1633.
  • Stroll through the historic district of Gion that will leave you spellbound, and desperate to extend your Kyoto tour for as long as possible.

Kyoto Travel Tips

  • Japanese efficiency means Kyoto has a phenomenal public transport system. The great value Kyoto City bus pass offers unlimited travel and can be purchased from bus and train stations, as well as on buses themselves.
  • The popularity of the Kinkaku-ji Golden Pavilion means it can get very crowded. Aim to get there as early as possible, and outside of weekends and Japanese holidays.
  • Base yourself in Gion, not only the downtown historic district but also the site of most of the city’s entertainment, and you’ll be right at the heart of the action.
  • If you’re on a tight budget, consider having your main meals at lunchtime, when many restaurants offer cheaper set-price daily menus.
  • Bring an umbrella! Not only are they useful for any passing rain shower, but as the locals will soon demonstrate, they are also perfect for keeping the sun off!