You will visit the "heart and soul" of the land of the rising sun - magical Kyoto. I will tell you why it is here that the spiritual essence of the local culture and the national identity of the Japanese are concentrated. You will see centuries-old temples, paradise gardens, waterfalls, sanctuaries and tea houses. Be impressed by the incredible scenic beauty of the local landscape and learn the most interesting moments in the history of the old capital. I will gladly share local traditions, legends, everyday life and will do everything to make you want to return to Kyoto! Individual excursion for 1-8 people Duration 7.5 hours Children Allowed with children How it goes On foot Rating 5 by 12 reviews € 350 per excursion Price for 1-8 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
"Business cards" of the city We will travel to the most popular destinations in Kyoto. In a programme
Arashiyama - a picturesque corner in the west of the city, where the world-famous temple of the Heavenly Dragon - Tenryu-ji is located. On the territory of the temple you will see a garden, beautiful at any time of the year, and its "pearl" is the Dry Waterfall. In addition, enjoy the bamboo grove adjacent to the garden with the mesmerizing smell of cereals and graceful slender trees
Zen Buddhist Ryoan-ji Temple - you will walk along wonderful well-groomed paths and see the Dry Garden, the Garden of 15 stones and the Philosophical Garden. I will show you an ancient spring in the shape of a coin, where the monks took water for the tea ceremony. And I will also explain why the master of garden architecture arranged the stones in the gardens in a certain way
Kinkaku-ji Golden Pavilion Temple - the symbol of the city. I will tell the sad story of this place, which once rose from a fire, and show you a 600-year-old pine tree, the Dragon's Gate waterfall and the Tea House "Beauty of the Sunset". You will be amazed by the magnificent symbiosis of nature and architecture and the amazing harmony of the magical temple
Temple of pure water Kiyomizudera - a real popular favorite. Travelers from all over the world flock to it along the narrow old streets. I will tell you what is the secret of this heavenly place and to whom it is dedicated
- Entrance fees not included - $ 16 (1,800 yen) per person
- The excursion is mainly on foot, but between some objects you need to move by transport (paid additionally). Public transportation - about $ 14 (1,500 yen) per person. Optionally, you can take a taxi - $ 90-135 (10,000-15,000 yen) per car per day.
- I am a flexible guide and I am ready to restructure the program according to your interests
The meeting point is by agreement with the guide, you can discuss it when ordering the excursion.