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Kyoto Early Bird Tour

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    Stop At: Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, 68 Fukakusa Yabunouchicho, Fushimi, Kyoto 612-0882 Kyoto Prefecture

    The beautiful tunnel of thousands of vermilion torii gates is so famous and picturesque. These torii gates are offered by worshippers in appreciation for the good fortune they received from the deity enshrined here. Why don’t you, too, offer a prayer and change your luck?

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Kinkakuji Temple, 1 Kinkakujicho, Kita-ku, Kyoto 603-8361 Kyoto Prefecture

    This famous Zen temple is an icon of Samurai culture. You enter this venerated temple right after it opens in the morning, when few people visit. At this hour it is possible to get a good look at the gilded building and its beautiful appearance reflected in the pond and to take pictures at your own pace.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Arashiyama, Togetsukyo, Saga, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8383 Kyoto Prefecture

    In the fresh early morning air, we walk through the renowned bamboo forest before the site gets busy. The beauty of the bamboo grove in the morning sun is exceptional. Let's stop and close our eyes. We can hear the bamboo trunks and leaves touch each other in the morning breeze and making sounds that heal our heart tenderly.

    Duration: 1 hour
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Kyoto Station, Higashishiokoji Kamadonocho, Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto, 600-8216, Japan
    Duration
    5h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Guide fee
    Exclusions
    • Admission fees. 400yen@Kinkaku-ji Temple
    • Transportation fare. 760 yen for JR Lines, 460 yen for City Bus
    • Drink and Food
    • Entry/Admission - Kinkakuji Temple
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • comfortable shoes for walking; quite a bit of walking required
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I highly recommend this tour for those visiting Kyoto, especially if your time is limited like ours was. We would have wasted so much time had we attempted to figure out this itinerary of "must-do Kyoto" on our own. Early bird was absolutely the most...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Jean B
    JEGPRO, Guest Relations Manager at KAMNAVI Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We are very happy to know that you enjoyed the tour, and we appreciate your comment about indicating the amount of walking in the description of the tour. Thanks for joining our tour!...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    A great way to see some of Kyoto’s main sites without the huge crowds. Our tour guide Kommy was fantastic! He taught us so much about the attractions, much more then we could of pick up on our own! Would thoroughly recommend this tour to...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank EmilyR07225
    JEGPRO, Guest Relations Manager at KAMNAVI Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Great to know that you enjoyed your tour with Kommy! Thanks again for booking with us.

    Reviewed 1 August 2019

    We did this as a family of four. It was an early start at 6.45, meeting at Kyoto station but well worth it to beat the crowds and some of the summer heat. Our guide, Tohru, was an absolute gentleman and looked after us very...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank pauldS6529BR
    JEGPRO, Guest Relations Manager at KAMNAVI Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2019

    Very happy to know that you enjoyed the tour!

    Reviewed 24 July 2019 via mobile

    We took the early morning tour which was great. Our tour guide Meg was so sweet and wonderful and extremely knowledgeable. I had my 15 year old niece with me and she loved it.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Cheri H
    JEGPRO, Guest Relations Manager at KAMNAVI Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    We are very happy that you enjoyed our tour! Thanks again for booking with us.

    Reviewed 25 May 2019

    This tour was great because it was early enough to beat the crowds and take good pictures. Meg was great! Very accommodating!

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Juliane A
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