Kyoto Highlights in a Kimono (from Kyoto)

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Explore the best of Kyoto in a Kimono
From¥12,284

~ USD 113.94

Explore the best of Kyoto in a Kimono
From¥12,284

~ USD 113.94

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  • Toyota Alphard1-5 People, 2-6 SuitcasesStart Time: 08:00
  • HiAce Grand Cabin 1-8 People, 9 SuitcasesStart Time: 08:00
  • HiAce Luxury Cabin1-8 People (with 6 premium leather seats and 2 foldable seats), 9 SuitcasesStart Time: 08:00
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1 Day (12 Hours)
Availability : All year round
THIS TOUR STARTS FROM A LOCATION OF YOUR CHOICE IN KYOTO.

You can pick your hotel, a train station or any other location as long as it is located within KYOTO CITY.

 

PRICES START FROM:

+ JPY18,683 PER PERSON FOR A GROUP OF 5 PEOPLE (TOYOTA ALPHARD) = JPY93,413/GROUP

+ JPY12,284 PER PERSON FOR A GROUP OF 8 PEOPLE (HIACE GRAND CABIN) = JPY98,270/GROUP

+ JPY13,354 PER PERSON FOR A GROUP OF 8 PEOPLE (HIACE LUXURY CABIN) = JPY106,829/GROUP


Each booking will be charged per vehicle, irrespective of the number of passengers. The price per person will depend on the number of passengers in your group travelling in a single vehicle. Please note the maximum occupancy limits for each vehicle while booking. 

 

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE?

+ Vehicle designated in selected package (either a Toyota Alphard, HiAce Grand Cabin or HiAce Luxury Cabin)

+ English speaking driver (the driver is not a guide & may only have basic English skills)

+ Tolls, Highway Fees, Parking Fees, Fuel (and other associated vehicle costs for this itinerary)

 

SEAT PLAN
Toyota Alphard
HiAce Grand Cabin
HiAce Luxury Cabin

 

HOW CAN I ADD A TOUR GUIDE?

Pick a date & package; press the PROCEED BOOKING button. The next screen will offer you the option to add on a REGION EXPERT (a local guide with expert knowledge of the area, its history and culture) for an additional fee. Other add-ons may also be available.

 

ITINERARY

Start in Kyoto

Please type in three options from the following attraction options after pressing the PROCEED BOOKING button.

MAIN ACTIVITY: Kimono Experience (dressing at hotel one hour before your tour starts)

FOLLOWING ATTRACTION OPTIONS:

Option 01: Kiyomizudera (including Ninenzaka-Sannenzaka)

Option 02: Fushimi Inari Shrine (Recommended)

Option 03: Kinkakuji

Option 04: Arashiyama Bamboo Forest (Recommended)

Option 05: Gion (Recommended)

 

DETAILED ITINERARY

Admired by many, the Japanese kimono serves as both the traditional garment of Japan as well as a symbol of elegance and grace. After getting dressed in a beautiful kimono, by professional dressers from WARGO, we will pick you up in one of our luxurious private vehicles and drive you through amazing views of Kyoto to the three destinations of your choice to take amazing pictures of your trip.

 

MAIN ACTIVITY:
Kimono Experience (dressing at hotel 1 Hour before your tour starts)

Experience first-hand traditional Japanese culture by being dressed in stylish and authentic Japanese garments in the privacy of your own hotel or any alternative accommodation. Comfortably make your way to your destination in the beautiful kimono without hassle of going to a shop to dress-up or return the kimono. Visit your selected destinations dressed up in kimono for a memorable stay in Kyoto.

Rent and Dressing Fee > JPY 9,720/person

The tour then moves onto best spots in Kyoto. Guests can choose three destinations from the following options:

 

Option 01: Kiyomizudera (including Ninenzaka-Sannenzaka)

As one of the most celebrated temples in Japan and part of the UNESCO world heritage sites, Kiyomizudera sits on top of Otowa Waterfalls in the wooded hills east of Kyoto. Fittingly so, the name Kiyomizudera directly translates to pure waters. Walk along the steep and busy lanes of Higashiyama District and Ninenzaka-Sannenzaka, and stop by the many shops and restaurants  for locally made pottery, sweets, pickled snacks and souvenirs as you make your way up to the majestic wooden temple at the top of the hill.

 

Option 02: Fushimi Inari Shrine (Recommended)

Kyoto Fushimi Inari Private Package Tour

Famed for the thousands of vermilion torii gates, Fushimi Inari Shrine is one of the most important Shinto shrines in southern Kyoto. Walk along the trail of Mount Inari, through the vivid red torii gates to the top of the mountain and visit the sacred grounds dedicated to the Shinto God of Rice. While journeying to the of the mountain, you will be met by rich greenery and statues of Fox, whom to be known as Inari’s messengers.

Option 03: Kinkakuji

The Golden Pavilion also known as Kinkakuji is a Zen temple in Northern Kyoto. The two top floors of this temple are completely covered in gold leaf. Witness this impressive monument built overlooking a large, beautiful pond.

Entrance fee (separate from Tour price, to be purchased on the spot)
Round Trip, Adults: JPY400 per person / Elementary & Junior High School Students: JPY 300 per person

Option 04: Arashiyama Bamboo Forest (Recommended)

Arashiyama Bamboo Forest Private Package Tour

Arashiyama Bamboo Forest is one of the most beautiful and serene places in Kyoto. The natural bamboo forest consists of several pathways and trails, which make for a beautiful walk or bike ride that winding through the sublime bamboos.

Many of the bamboos you find in the forest, will be made into various products such as; cups, boxes and mats, which are made at local workshops for centuries.

Option 05: Gion (Recommended)

Kyoto Gion Private Package Tour

The infamous geisha district also known as Gion is painted in colorful kimonos as hostesses walk along the narrow stone streets towards upscale restaurants, izakayas, and tea houses. The area is reminiscent of Edo Japan, with wooden bridges, and traditional style building sitting on stilts hovering along a river bank. The Gion area is a perfect place to experience traditional Japanese cuisine as well as, witness many different traditional performance arts.

 


 

The tour will end with us dropping you off at a location of your choice in Kyoto.

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