Recommended Sample Itineraries

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My private tour of Kyoto is carefully tailor-made for you. I craft your itinerary with the destinations which you cannot miss in combination with unique destinations that will amaze you. I will choose these places for you based on your tastes and seasonal availability. I want to make sure that your private tour is a memorable experience.

Please keep in mind my recommended sample itineraries are just a taste of what I have to offer. I will always strive to create the best possible itinerary to match your needs and desires.

See all the must-visit attractions in Kyoto in one day including:

  • Kinkaku-ji Temple (Golden Pavilion)
  • Nijo Castle
  • Gion (Gion Shinbashi, Yasaka Shrine)
  • Kiyomizu Temple (through Ninen-zaka and Sannen-zaka)

Fringes of Kyoto:

  • Toriimoto
  • Otagi Nenbutsuji Temple
  • Adashino Nenbutsuji Temple with a bamboo forest walk
  • Giouji Temple

Not everybody has time for a whole day of sightseeing, so I’m happy to offer you a half-day tour (4 hours) of Kyoto:

  • Downtown area
  • Ginkaku-ji Temple (Silver Pavilion)
  • Honen-in Temple
  • Path of Philosophy
  • Gion (Kyoto’s entertainment district)


Arashiyama Tour (4 hours)

  • Bamboo forest
  • Tenryuji Temple
  • Okochi Sanso Garden
  • Kameyama Park to Togetsu Bridge