Kyoto Private Tour | Japan Bus Charter

Kyoto Private Day Tour (10 hours)


LocationKyoto, Japan
Duration10 hours (including departure from & arrival at the hotel)
Tour Code


Kyoto is one of the previous capitals of Japan. With its rich traditional cultures consisting of well-preserved buildings, shrines, temples, and lush greeneries, no wonder the city continues to attract tourists from all over the world. Experience the beauty of Kyoto with our private tour!


9:00 Pick-up at the hotel or nearest train station within Kyoto City

10:00-11:00 Fushimi Inari Taisha

Fushimi Inari Taisha

Fushimi Inari Taisha is a vast shrine complex famous for its thousand vermillion Torii gates. These Torii gates will usually lead to a shrine. In Fushimi Inari Taisha, walking past through these torii gates will allow you to climb up a mountain. This mountain is called Mt. Inari and it takes approximately 2 hours to reach the summit. Along the way, you will see the luscious forest, a number of smaller shrines and fewer people.

11:00-12:00 Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion)


Kinkakuji, or Golden Pavilion, is a famous architectural piece is a three-storied building covered in gold leaves. This unique building is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the must-visit sightseeing places when visiting Kyoto.

12:00-13:00 Lunch

13:00-15:00 Kiyomizudera, Yasaka Pagoda, and Yasaka Shrine


One of the most visited temples in Kyoto, Kiyomizu-dera boasts a rich history of about 1,200 years. The wooden veranda extends out of the main hall supported by massive tenacious wooden columns. This temple is a perfect place to watch the sunset as the veranda faces western Kyoto during the golden hour.

Yasaka Pagoda

You might have seen this place a couple of times when searching about places to visit in Kyoto. Yasaka Pagoda is part of Hokan-ji Temple and is the last remaining piece of the temple complex. The streets surrounding Yasaka Pagoda is bustling with crowds of locals and tourists alike. See what it is like to be in a traditional street in Kyoto by visiting Yasaka Pagoda.

Yasaka Shrine

Formerly known as Gion Shrine, Yasaka Shrine sits in between Gion District and Higashiyama District. Its massive striking vermilion gate is a popular photo spot among foreign tourists. Every July, the shrine celebrates Gion Matsuri, one of the most popular festivals in Japan.

15:00-16:00 Gion District

Gion District

Gion District is Kyoto’s traditional entertainment district with numerous wooden traditional storefronts. One might chance upon a Geisha walking along the streets. Geishas are professional entertainers of traditional Japanese culture wearing colorful kimonos. While it is rare to see a geisha wander the streets, it is best to be mindful of respecting their boundaries and privacy.

16:00-18:00 Arashiyama


Arashiyama’s natural abundance makes it a relaxing place to visit, attracting visitors in any season. The main attraction of this place would be Arashiyama Bamboo Grove, a path with rows of captivating towering bamboos.

19:00 Drop-off at the hotel or nearest train station



Sedan (max 4 passengers)76,300~ JPY
Mini Van (max 6 passengers)79,200~ JPY
Hiace Van (max 9 passengers)80,300~ JPY
Mini Bus (max 18 passengers)105,000~ JPY
Small Size Bus (max 20 passengers)117,000~ JPY
Medium Size Bus (max 27 passengers)126,000~ JPY
Large Size Bus (max 45 passengers)143,000~ JPY

Remarks/Additional Information

-The rates are per vehicle and not per person.

-Please note that the prices are subject to change depending on availability.

-If no one in your group speaks Japanese, you will need a guide or a tour conductor.

-Prices don’t include train transportation fees (for pick up at the station), admission fees, lunch fees and English speaking guide fee.

-If you prefer to have your own itinerary for a private tour, please feel free to contact us.

-Please send your detailed itinerary at least (2) weeks in advance before your tour date.

Other Destination Options You Can Change in the Itinerary:

Kyoto Imperial Palace

Nijo Castle


Heian Jingu Shrine

Kifune Shrine


We also offer other services such as airport transfers, hotel transfers, pick-up and drop-off at Disney Resort / Universal Studios!