Kyoto Morning Tour

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Kyoto Morning Tour

This tour is recommended for those travelling to Kyoto for the first time. Visit popular sightseeing spots all before noon. Visit Kinkaku-ji Temple and Nijo Castle, both UNESCO World Heritage Sites. See the Kyoto Imperial Palace, which was used as the Emperor's residence until about 150 years ago.

Price : Adult (age 12+)
JPY6,600
Child (age 6-11)
JPY5,600
Infant (age 0-5)
FREE
 
Price : Adult (age 12+) JPY6,600
Child (age 6-11) JPY5,600
Infant (age 0-5)  FREE
Duration : approx. 4 hours
Departs : AVANTI Sunrise Tours Desk (08:30)
Visits : [Kyoto] Nijo-jo Castle / Kinkakuji Temple / Kyoto Imperial Palace
Includes : English-speaking guide, Other admission fees and transportation costs included in the tour
Plan Meals Price
Adult Child
Kyoto Morning Tour No Lunch JPY6,600 JPY5,600
※ Children (6-11 years), Infants (0-5 years. Meals, seating and other such services are not included)
Departure Dates
05 Jan - 30 Dec : Daily

Except
18 Feb

NoEvent / Visit
1
Nijo Castle (50 min)

A World Heritage site. Tour the historical castle completed in 1626, which was built to provide lodging for Tokugawa Shogun and as a palladium for Kyoto Imperial Palace. The impressive, elaborate carvings and decors in the Ninomaru Palace are a must-see.
Nijo Castle is closed on Tuesdays in January, July, August, and December. (Closed on the following day if Tuesday is a holiday.) If closed, or if the tour is during the year-end/New Year's holidays, Ryoan-ji Temple will be visited instead.

2
Kinkaku-ji Temple (45 min)

A World Heritage site. The wooden architecture is covered in thin layers of pure gold and is surrounded by a beautiful pond.

3
Kyoto Imperial Palace (40 min)

See the Kyoto Imperial Palace, which was used as the Emperor's residence until about 150 years ago.
Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed to the public on the following days. During these times, Kitano Tenmangu Shrine will be visited instead:
(Mondays, Tuesday if Monday is a national holiday, 14-17 May for the Aoi Festival, New Year's holidays, and whenever there is an Imperial Household event).

Pickup service : Convenient pickup service is available available at major hotels in Kyoto. (see hotel list)
Tour Operator : JTB Japan Travel Corp.
Departs : AVANTI Sunrise Tours Desk (08:30)
Disband : Disband at Kyoto Station (12:40-13:00)
Guide : English Speaking Guide
Participants : Minimum 1 - Maximum 20
Meal : Not included
Remarks :
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed to the public on the following days. During these times, Kitano Tenmangu Shrine will be visited instead:
    (Mondays, Tuesday if Monday is a national holiday, 14-17 May for the Aoi Festival, New Year's holidays, and whenever there is an Imperial Household event).
  • The tour will visit Nishi Hongan-ji Temple instead of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine on 25 September and 25 December.
  • Nijo Castle is closed on Tuesdays in January, July, August, and December (Closed on the following day if Tuesday is a holiday.) If the castle is closed, or if the tour is during the year-end/New Year's holidays, Ryoan-ji Temple will be visited instead.
  • Children under age 6 may participate for free, but will not be provided with their own bus seats and must sit on the lap of their parent or guardian.
    If a seat on the bus is required for the child, please make a booking at the child rate.
  • The order of activities and arrival times may differ depending on road conditions and congestion at destinations.
  • After sightseeing, the bus will stop by the lunch venue for the 1-day tour and then continue to Kyoto Station.
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    Mon-Fri 10:00 - 18:00
    Sat : 12:00 - 16:00
    Sun, Public Holiday : close
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    Level 2 The Galeries,
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