Kyoto Afternoon Tour from Osaka

Kyoto Afternoon Tour

Take an afternoon tour to some of Kyoto's most famous sites including the most popular Kiyomizu-dera Temple and discover why this ancient political capital of Japan is now its history and sightseeing capital! The tour starts in the early afternoon, leaving your morning free. This tour starts in Osaka.

Price : JPY8,600 Duration : approx. 6 hours
Departs :Hotel Granvia Osaka - 12:40 (Everyday)
Visits : [Kyoto] Heian-jingu Shrine / Sanjusangen-do Temple / Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Includes : ✔ English Speaking Guide ✔ All transportation ✔ All admission fee

Tour Itinerary :

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1 Osaka Station

Proceed to Kyoto by JR Special Rapid Service (non-reserved seat).

Remarks : The tour uses public transportation and seating may not be available.

Osaka - Rapid Service
2 Kyoto Station. Osaka - Kyoto Station
3 Hotels in Kyoto

Remarks : Connection to the Kyoto Night Tour and Kyoto Maiko Dinner is available at Kyoto Hotel Okura and Kiyomizu-dera Temple's bus parking lot.

Kyoto - Kyoto New Miyako Hotel
4 Heian-jingu Shrine (25 min)

Prowl the gorgeous inner gardens of the shrine built to celebrate the 1100 year anniversary of the founding of the city of Kyoto.

Remarks : This tour will not enter Heian Jingu Shrine's Shin-en garden. During the Jidai Festival on 22 October, Heian Shrine is closed to the public and will be replaced in the itinerary by Chishaku-in Temple. If the Jidai Festival is postponed, we will follow suit with the itinerary change.

Kyoto - Heian-jingu Shrine
5 Sanjusangen-do Temple (30 min)

Browse the world's longest wooden structure, housing 1,001 life-size statues of Buddhist Kannon deities dating back to the 13th century.

Kyoto - Sanjusangen-do Temple
6 Kiyomizu-dera Temple (70 min)

View the city of Kyoto from this hilltop temple and take a sip from the Otowa waterfall flowing from beneath the main hall, known to grant wishes to those who drink it.

Kyoto - Kiyomizu-dera Temple
7 Kyoto Station

Proceed to Osaka by JR Special Rapid Service (non-reserved seat).

Remarks : The tour uses public transportation and seating may not be available.

Osaka - Rapid Service
8 JR Osaka Station

The tour ends and disbands at Disbands at JR Osaka Station.

Remarks : Drop-off service is not available.

Osaka - Osaka Station

Travel Condition :

Pickup service : Convenient pick-up service provided from major hotels in Osaka. (see hotel list)
Departs : Hotel Granvia Osaka - 12:40 (Everyday)
Disband : Disband at Osaka Station, the tour concludes upon arrival. (18:30 - 19:30)
Duration : approx. 4 hours. Guide : English Speaking Guide
Participants : 1 - 20 Meal : Not included.
Remark :
  • During the Jidai Festival on 22 October, Heian Shrine is closed to the public and will be replaced in the itinerary by Chishaku-in Temple. If the Jidai Festival is postponed, we will follow suit with the itinerary change.
  • During the Gion Festival (14 - 16 July), drop-off service to Karasuma Kyoto Hotel, Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto, and Hotel Monterey Kyoto is unavailable due to traffic restrictions.
  • Connection to the Kyoto Maiko Dinner is available at Kyoto Miyako Hotel and Kiyomizu-dera Temple's bus parking lot.
  • This tour will not enter Heian Jingu Shrine's Shin-en garden.

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