How do you want to experience Kyoto? Visit some of the most famous temples and shrines? Try local food? Go hiking? Experience an authentic tea ceremony? Search for maiko in Gion? See the best gardens in Japan? Shop for specific goods and souvenirs?  The possibilities are endless...

Using bits and pieces of our existing tours, as well as a little imagination and research, KyoTours can craft a premium experience for you. Let us know what you want to do and see, and we can take you on the perfect tour through Kyoto.

Multiple day tours are available as well. If you think you might want to spend extra time at certain locations, or stop for shopping along the way, why not book a multiple day tour with us and experience Kyoto at your own pace? Enjoy premium service on a multiple day tour, as your guide meets you at your hotel each morning and will recommend local dining spots in the evening. Multiple day tours are also an excellent chance to collect goshuin temple stamps and calligraphy from all of the temples and shrines you will visit.

Our promise: we can create the perfect Kyoto tour for you based on your interests, budget, and schedule.

Use the form below or the contact page to send us a message, and let's start planning your amazing Kyoto experience!

Additional information

  • Custom tours can be booked for as short as 2 hours, and up to multiple days.
  • Tour prices includes public transportation fees (train, bus, etc) and temple admission fees.
  • Guests are responsible for taxi fares unless otherwise stated in tour fee. Japanese taxis hold 4 passengers max.
  • Fees for food and drink purchased on tour are the responsibility of guests unless otherwise stated in tour description.
  • KyoTours is unable to arrange Kyoto lodging for guests unless otherwise stated in tour description.
  • Itinerary subject to change due to seasonal changes in temple hours, special events, transportation delays, weather, or other factors. Guests will be kept informed of any itinerary changes as they occur on the day of the tour.
  • Please read our terms and conditions for more information before booking.

To book a tour, inquire about scheduling, or request more info, please use the contact form below.

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Please check approximately five main travel interests that will help us understand how you'd like to spend your time in Kyoto.