Guided Private Tour in, around and from Nagoya

We are offering guided private tour to Kyoto from Nagoya. If you are interested in our one-day guided tour to Kyoto, please contact us.

Kinkaku-ji

Kyoto is not very far from Nagoya. If you take Shinkansen Nozomi Superexpress, it takes only 36 minutes from Nagoya Station to Kyoto Station. Local people in Nagoya also make a day trip to Kyoto. So, if you are in Nagoya, and still want to visit Kyoto, it's quite easy!

However, public transportaion is very complicated in Kyoto. To go around major touristic places, please consider to take a guide. So that you can make a Kyoto trip very efficiently.

Typical Itineraries

This tour includes the most popular places to visit in Kyoto such as Fushimi Inari Shrine, Kiyomizu Temple, and Kinkaku-ji (Golden Pavillion). This is a typical itinerary for a day tour to Kyoto, though the itinerary is flexible. Consult with our guide if you like to add / omit some places.

These three destinations are located distance away from each other; it is complicated to move by public transportation even for Japanese. So we offer a private car (Jumbo Taxi) with our government - licensed English-speaking guide to make your trip comfortable and fun.

We have prepared three itineraries below. Two of them are from Nagoya and another one is from Kyoto Station for those who starts the trip from Kyoto. All tours use a private car (10-seater jumbo taxi) and are quoted for 4 to 8 passengers. Price for smaller or larger group is available upon request.

Prices are applicable from December 2016 to March 2017, except year end and new year holidays.

Itinerary 1: Kyoto 1 Day Trip from/to Nagoya by Jumbo Taxi

08:30 Your Hotel in Nagoya
11:00-12:00 Fushimi Inari Shrine
12:30-13:15 Kyoto style tofu lunch
13:30-14:30 Kiyomizu-dera Temple (World Heritage)
15:00-16:00 Kinkaku-ji (Golden Pavilion) Temple (World Heritage)
18:30 Arrive at your hotel in Nagoya

4-5 pax 6 pax 7 pax 8 pax
30,700 yen per pax 21,600 yen per pax 19,000 yen per pax 17,000 yen per pax

Included: A licensed guide, a jumbo taxi, highway toll and parking fee, admissions to Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Kinkaku-ji (Golden Pavilion) Temple, Kyoto style tofu lunch, and 8% VAT.


Itinerary 2: Kyoto 1 Day Trip from/to Nagoya by Shinkansen and Jumbo Taxi

9:11-9:47 Shinkansen from Nagoya Station to Kyoto Station, pick up at Kyoto Station
10:30-11:30 Fushimi Inari Shrine
12:00-12:45 Kyoto style tofu lunch
13:00-14:00 Kiyomizu-dera Temple (World Heritage)
14:30-15:30 Kinkaku-ji (Golden Pavilion) Temple (World Heritage)
17:05 Shinkansen from Kyoto Station to Nagoya Station

4-5 pax 6 pax 7 pax 8 pax
36,000 yen per pax 28,700 yen per pax 26,700 yen per pax 25,100 yen per pax

Included: A licensed guide, a jumbo taxi, highway toll and parking fee, Shinkansen between Nagoya and Kyoto, admissions to Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Kinkaku-ji (Golden Pavilion) Temple, Kyoto style tofu lunch, and 8% VAT.


Itinerary 3: Kyoto 1 Day Trip from/to Kyoto Station by Jumbo Taxi

This itinerary is ideal for those who can arrange transport to Kyoto by themself, or those who stay in Kyoto.

10:00 Meet our guide at Kyoto Station 10:30-11:30 Fushimi Inari Shrine
12:00-12:45 Kyoto style tofu lunch
13:00-14:00 Kiyomizu-dera Temple (World Heritage)
14:30-15:30 Kinkaku-ji (Golden Pavilion) Temple (World Heritage)
16:00 Back to Kyoto Station

4-5 pax 6 pax 7 pax 8 pax
22,700 yen per pax 16,200 yen per pax 14,400 yen per pax 13,000 yen per pax

Included: A licensed guide, a jumbo taxi, highway toll and parking fee, admissions to Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Kinkaku-ji (Golden Pavilion) Temple, Kyoto style tofu lunch, and 8% VAT.


Fushimi Inari

Fushimi-Inari Shrine

This is chosen as No1 popular sightseeing spot in 2014 and 2015 by foreign tourists on Trip Advisor site. "Senbon-Torii" more than thousands red torii welcome you.

Fushimi-Inari Shrine is the headquarters of the 40,000 Inari shrines nationwide. It is the center for the belief in spiritual benefits.

Visitors to the shrine enter through a vermillion colored torii gate to the precinct and the main hall.
Visitors pray for health while passing through the Senbon-Torii, which lining the approach behind the main hall.

During the New Year season, Fushimi-Inari shrine is the most popular destination in the Kansai area.

Kiyomizu-dera Temple

Kiyomizu Temple

This temple predates the foundation of Kyoto and has had millions of pilgrims ever since. It is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site with over 30 structures, including a huge wooden veranda in front of the main hall that juts out over the cliff and provides you a panoramic view of Kyoto.

There is a famous expression: that states "You must jump off the stage of Kiyomizu." It means that you should take the plunge to make your dreams come true.

Toshi-jima Island

Kinkaku-ji Temple

One of the Japan's most famous sight, Rokuonji Temple is better known as Kinkaku-ji Temple, or the Golden Pavilion, because of its dazzling gold-covered main hall, that seems to float above the surrounding pond.

The three-storied pavilion is covered in gold leaves and features a bronze phoenix on top of the roof.

The mirror-like reflection of the temple in the pond is extremely photogenic, especially with-snow landscape in winter is awesome!

It is one of the UNESCO Cultural Heritage site.

Tofu Lunch in Kyoto

Lunch image : Boiled Tofu (YUDOFU), Food alignment, Sesame tofu, Miso dengaku tofu, vegetable tempura, rice and pickles

This program includes fantastic lunch. In winter in Kyoto, YUDOFU (boiled tofu) is popular cuisine among Japanese people, we would like you to try this Tofu cuisine.

Experience Japanese beautiful and sensitive lunch. At the end of this tour, you will agree that Kyoto is the best place to feel Japan for all tourists coming from all over the world.

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