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Nara Day Trip from Kyoto with a Local: Private & Personalized
Nara Day Trip from Kyoto with a Local: Private & Personalized
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from: $259

Travel to Japan’s 8th century capital and immerse yourself in Nara’s ancient heritage and leafy green surroundings. With one of our hosts by your side, you will make the short journey from Kyoto to this city, which plays home to some of the most significant Zen temples and Shinto shrines in all of Japan. When lunch rolls around (which it inevitably does), you can enjoy authentic Kansai cuisine at a tranquil spot. Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.

Private & Custom KYOTO Day Tour by Minivan Toyota HIACE 2019
Private & Custom KYOTO Day Tour by Minivan Toyota HIACE 2019
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from: $606

Private & Custom VIP Tour in KYOTO allows you to “Tailor Your Itinerary” to fit your specific travel expectations. You have your own private Minivan Toyota HIACE 2019 and English speaking driver for approximately 8 hours. Our team assists you to draft itinerary, prepare tickets, book restaurants/local experiences, communicate with local vendors, direct you to the destinations, keep time, assist you throughout the trip and more! STEP1: Please select your favorite destinations from "What to Expect" and share with us your other special requests STEP2: Our team draft your tentative custom itinerary and share with you STEP3: We revise/finalize the itinerary base on your feedback REMARKS A. You can always make change to the itinerary even while traveling on the van. The tour is flexible to your own needs and goals. B. Extra 1~2 hours will be given for free in case of heavy traffic jam and unexpected delay(s) only C. Extra charges will be applied for over time service

Private Kyoto Custom One Day Tour by Chartered Vehicle
Private Kyoto Custom One Day Tour by Chartered Vehicle
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from: $556

Whether you are visiting Kyoto with your family or a group of friends, this is a perfect private tour by a chartered vehicle. Depending on the size of your group, a vehicle (limousine, van, or bus) with be provided to ensure highest level of comfort for your tour. Visit some of the must-see attractions in Kyoto -Kinkakuji Temple, Sanjusangendo Temple, Fushimi Inari Taisha, and Nijo Castle. This tour offers both guided and no guide option.

Private Kyoto Tour with a Local, Highlights & Hidden Gems, Personalised
Private Kyoto Tour with a Local, Highlights & Hidden Gems, Personalised
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from: $66

Spend the day with one of our hosts as you unleash your inner explorer in Kyoto! You’re in the ‘City of Temples’ and you’ll be able to visit iconic and sacred sites like Kodaji and Kinkajuki Temple. Maybe explore the culturally rich entertainment district of Gion? Alternatively, you could get off the beaten tourist track and explore some hidden gems in the city that only a local would know about. Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.

Private & Custom KYOTO Day Tour by Land Rover Discovery Sport 2018
Private & Custom KYOTO Day Tour by Land Rover Discovery Sport 2018
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from: $535

Private & Custom VIP Tour in KYOTO allows you to “Tailor Your Itinerary” to fit your specific travel expectations. You have your own private Minivan Land Rover Discovery Sport 2018 and English speaking driver for approximately 8 hours. Our team assists you to draft itinerary, prepare tickets, book restaurants/local experiences, communicate with local vendors, direct you to the destinations, keep time, assist you throughout the trip and more! STEP1: Please select your favorite destinations from "What to Expect" and share with us your other special requests STEP2: Our team draft your tentative custom itinerary and share with you STEP3: We revise/finalize the itinerary base on your feedback REMARKS A. You can always make change to the itinerary even while traveling on the van. The tour is flexible to your own needs and goals. B. Extra 1~2 hours will be given for free in case of heavy traffic jam and unexpected delay(s) only C. Extra charges will be applied for over time service

Kyoto Private Food Tours with a Local Foodie: 100% Personalized
Kyoto Private Food Tours with a Local Foodie: 100% Personalized
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from: $139

You’ll join one of our Kyoto hosts to taste the city’s most delicious meals and street food. Kyoto is a city rich in cultural heritage and this has directly influenced its culinary tradition. Good enough for us, we’d say. From kaiseki, a traditional Japanese multi-course meal to coffee at chic cafes or the finest umami-rich foods served on the streets, you’ll uncover the local food scene with a little help from your host. Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.

Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto from Osaka/Kyoto
Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto from Osaka/Kyoto
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from: $58

This is an easy, culturally-enriching bus trip from Osaka to Kyoto. The tour stops at the Fushimi Inari Shrine and the UNESCO world heritage sites, Kiyomizu-dera temple, Kinkakuji temple, and Arashiyama. There are several convenient pickup locations, Kyoto, near hotels in Umeda and Namba. **Please note that Kinkakuji temple tour will be diverted to Ryoanji temple for departure date between 1 November 2020 - 31 December 2020 due to construction.

Kyoto Private Custom Walking & Sightseeing Tour
Kyoto Private Custom Walking & Sightseeing Tour
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from: $236

Kyoto is your oyster! Take control of your sightseeing itinerary by booking this customised tour. Whether its a minimum of two hours or a full day trip consisting of seven hours, visit all the sights you wish with a professional guide. Choose from an enormous range of cultural and historical landmarks and tick off your desired attractions all in one day! Kinkaku-ji (Golden Pavillion), Fushimi Inari Shrine, Kiyomizu temple and Gion district are just a pocketful of destinations out of countless others. Wherever you request, we will do our best to accommodate you as well as possible. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included to ensure you receive a totally stress- free experience.

 Nighttime All-Inclusive Local Eats and Streets, Gion and Beyond
Nighttime All-Inclusive Local Eats and Streets, Gion and Beyond
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from: $120

You and no more than five others will explore the local foods and entertainment districts of Kyoto on a not-so-standard, all-inclusive walking and eating nighttime tour! You'll mingle with locals, eat regional specialties at two different standing bar restaurants (though we often sit down at one or both), and be given a visual feast of a primer on the various nightlife scenes in Kyoto, from geiko (a.k.a. "geisha") on down. With a native or equivalent English speaking guide at your side, you'll get a clear understanding of what the area is all about. And with some great food and a couple of (included) drinks in you, the merriment will be all the more! Our tours are very small group (6 or less), which means much more attention and quality for you. Local insight, great food, and good times await. For those interested in trying some Kobe beef, be sure to choose the option which includes 100g (about 3.5 oz.) of prime Kobe area beef. It's reasonably priced, too!

Kyoto Arashiyama & Sagano Bamboo Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide
Kyoto Arashiyama & Sagano Bamboo Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide
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from: $71

Accompanied by a government-licensed and experienced multilingual guide, explore the area of Arashiyama and Sagano, where aristocrats once unwound in their villas more than 1,000 years ago. The highlights of this tour include the scenic countryside views from Togetsukyo bridge; Tenryu-ji temple with its beautiful traditional gardens; the enchanting world from within the Bamboo Grove; and Jojakko-ji Temple with its breathtaking green moss. During the tour you will also visit some secret spots unfamiliar to the usual tourists. Enjoy the walk and delicious food while learning about Japanese culture and history. Our guides are looking forward to arranging a tour that’s best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.

Daytime Kyoto -Nishiki Market and Gion District Cultural Walking Food Tour
Daytime Kyoto -Nishiki Market and Gion District Cultural Walking Food Tour
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from: $120

Gain a thoroughly enjoyable introduction to Kyoto’s food culture with this small-group guided tour for the city’s best eating spots, Nishiki Market. This local guided tour takes you to food adventure, and then, you will stroll two Geisha districts. One is Pontocho Alley known as a scenic and quaint grummet spot along the most quaint river, Kamogawa and other one is Gion District, the biggest Geisha district of Kyoto. This Day Experience takes you to an intriguing, fun and cultural adventure with tasting unique street foods around center of Kyoto city. In this tour, you could have a lot of tips about Kyoto, such as useful information to travel around, cultural clues which makes your stay more enjoyable, and also, of course knowledge to enjoy local foods with a local friendly guide. Let's enjoy one step deeper and get into the local.

Kyoto Half-Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide
Kyoto Half-Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide
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from: $71

Explore Kyoto, one of Japan's most popular tourist destinations, accompanied by one of our government-licensed, experienced multilingual guides, who will help you efficiently enjoy a four-hour tour, introducing both modern and traditional sides of this dynamic and ancient city. Your guide will pick you up at your hotel, or anywhere else at your convenience, and will take you to a number of Kyoto's famous spots. Let us know what you would like to experience and we will arrange a tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.

Private Osaka Tour with a Local, Highlights & Hidden Gems 100% Personalised
Private Osaka Tour with a Local, Highlights & Hidden Gems 100% Personalised
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from: $66

Spend the day with one of our hosts to discover the true nature of Osaka - head’s up, it’s got a wild sense of humor and is obsessed with food. Explorer (not tourist) is what we’re aiming for here, and in that spirit, you could explore neighborhoods like the fashionable Shinsaibashi or crazy Dotonbori and maybe you’ll discover hidden gems like the smaller shrines and historic streets. Grab a quick bite to eat and see why Osaka is known as the ‘Nation’s Kitchen’ before continuing your adventure through the neon streets of this enigmatic port city. Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You'll also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do

Hidden Kyoto E-Biking tour
Hidden Kyoto E-Biking tour
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from: $73

This is an 8 kilometer E-biking ride that visits famous attractions as well as hidden gems in Kyoto such as the Kinkakuji, Daitokuji Temple Complex in order to visit the Koto-in and Zuiho-in, Imamiyajinja and the Kitanotenmangu Temple.

3 Hours Kyoto Insider Sake Experience
3 Hours Kyoto Insider Sake Experience
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from: $64

Uncover the little-known sake culture of Fushimi, Kyoto on a 3-hour insider brewery visit + sake tasting and food pairing session with an expert. Deepen your knowledge of sake making process and a bit of history of its production at Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum.  Enjoy the samples of different types of sake as well as leaning details and varieties and personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour. This is a fun and educational experience to change your way of enjoying sake.   If you love sake but don't know what to select or want to know more about sake, join us and let's deep dive into the world of sake. After you experienced this, you will know which type of Sake actually you like, and you will be able to select your favorite Sake from labels or restaurant's menu even if they are all written in Japanese.

Traditional Tea Ceremony wearing a Kimono in Kyoto MAIKOYA
Traditional Tea Ceremony wearing a Kimono in Kyoto MAIKOYA
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from: $55

Only Tea Ceremony venue to win the Tripadvisor Travelers Choice Award four years in a row. KYOTO MAIKOYA relocated to an old machiya house registered Tangible Cultural Property by the local government. It is a historic townhouse where you can feel the real Japanese culture and enjoy the tea ceremony by gazing at two picturesque Japanese tea gardens. You will make Green tea (Matcha) in an ancient style tea ceremony room wearing Kimono. Kimono is prepared for both males and females. Learning about a country through cultural workshops and activities will give you a better understanding of our intricate history, valued social principals and holistic way of life. *Most sessions are usually private as Japan is still closed for international travel. About 20% of the time there may be another party in your group.

10 Must-see Spots in Kyoto One Day Private Tour
10 Must-see Spots in Kyoto One Day Private Tour
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from: $250

If you have only one day in Kyoto and want to see all the top 10 must-see spots of Kyoto, this tour is the best for you. A professional local guide shows you the best, comfortable and convenient way to the spots. And you can enjoy walking along with the beautiful sceneries, paths, and back alleys only the local people know. We use the taxies three times to save your time and energy. This tour is a mixture of public transport and taxis. Thanks to taxis and a friendly local professional guide, you can visit the 10 most famous attractions such as the Fushimi Inari shrine (thousands of Torii gate), Golden Pavilion, Kiyomizu temple (with huge balcony), bamboo forest, Geisha district, and so on. If you check the spots you can visit on this tour, you can notice that all must-see points in Kyoto are included!! Please enjoy the top ten spots with the beautiful stories of your guide.

OSAKA and NARA by Toyota HIACE 2019 Customize Your Itinerary
OSAKA and NARA by Toyota HIACE 2019 Customize Your Itinerary
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from: $675

Private VIP Tour in OSAKA & NARA allows you to “Customize Your Itinerary” to fit your specific travel expectations. You will have your own private Minivan Toyota HIACE 2019 and English speaking driver for approximately 8 hours. Our team assist you to manage the tour, give recommendations, make reservations and check information. You customize your own Day Trip in Osaka & Nara: Step 1: We propose list of famous destinations while you share with us your travel desires and special requests. Step 2: With careful communication and planning, we share and exchange our draft detailed itinerary. Step 3: We revise/finalize the itinerary. ***You can always change the itinerary even on the day while traveling on the van. Please feel free to reach our team and driver for recommendation at any time. ***Extra 1 ~ 2 hours will be given for free only in case of heavy traffic jam and unexpected delay(s). ***Extra charges will be applied for over time service.

Osaka Food Tour (10 Delicious Dishes at 5 hidden Eateries)
Osaka Food Tour (10 Delicious Dishes at 5 hidden Eateries)
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from: $63

Andy, your half Japanese/half Australian tour guide, has extensive knowledge of the local foodie scene here...you'll go where only the locals get their authentic, delicious daily soul food. Let's mix it with a bit of history, culture and lots of laughs. We hope this tour will be the absolute highlight of your Osaka stay:) You'll get a very unique pespective where you will discover 5 authentic, delicious eateries on this tour… food from a hidden restaurant , backstreet stall, specialized eatery, standing joint & markets whilst walking through arcades, side alleys and plazas rarely visited or known by foreigners. Also Andy strives to show you the real and deep Osaka giving you an understanding of the inner workings of this amazing area visiting some vintage, real, architecture so rich in history while interacting with the locals.

Osaka Half-Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide
Osaka Half-Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide
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from: $71

Enjoy an efficient, half-day walking tour of Osaka accompanied by a government-licensed, experienced multilingual guide! Your guide will help you explore Japan's second-largest city while introducing both modern and traditional sides of this colorful, dynamic metropolis. Start your day with a morning pickup at your hotel, then it's off to the races! Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a four-hour tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.

Kyoto Evening Gion Food Tour Including Kaiseki Dinner
Kyoto Evening Gion Food Tour Including Kaiseki Dinner
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from: $227

This tour is a celebration of Japanese traditional culture and Kaiseki cuisine: a multi-course, multi-flavored Japanese dinner that flawlessly mixes global and local flavors to produce some of the most delicious dishes on the planet. Kyoto is a magical place. You will stroll with your guide along the local streets, amongst the many passersby to fully appreciate the life of the city. Gion is a prominent, traditional entertainment district and Kyoto’s center of Japanese arts. Your guide will tell you stories about this very exquisite part of Kyoto along the way. You will also explore the gorgeous Shirakawa neighborhood, and have the chance to whet your appetite with a special Kyoto treat as you wander. Learn about the life of Kyoto’s famous Geisha and then sit down to enjoy a 10-course Kaiseki meal, with some of Kyoto’s freshest food. We want this moment of your life to be a memory you will never forget!

Kyoto Early Bird Tour
Kyoto Early Bird Tour
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from: $96

Kyoto is the most famous tourist destination in Japan. There are plenty of wonderful sites, but it is always bustling with tourists from all over the world, so it’s hard to enjoy Kyoto's natural beauty quietly and in depth. Here we offer a luxurious tour that enables you to visit three of the most famous tourist attractions in Kyoto with fewer people in half a day till noon. After this tour there is time for  you to spend on other activities.

Deep Osaka All-Inclusive Nighttime Foodie Cultural Experience
Deep Osaka All-Inclusive Nighttime Foodie Cultural Experience
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from: $86

Join us for a just slightly offbeat, fully all-inclusive night tour of Tenma and Kyobashi, two of Osaka's most well-known local food and drink areas! You'll get to eat typical Osaka food, have a few drinks, frolic with the locals, and have all sorts of fun along the way! Our guides are top-flight entertainers with native or truly near-native skills in your language, plus Japanese fluency. This small group tour (6 guests or less -- and it usually is less), combines history with adventure, as you explore the nooks and crannies of these very old parts of this awesome city. You're sure to have a great time getting to know the REAL Osaka, and be welcomed as a friend in the establishments we visit and the neighborhoods we stroll. We pride ourselves on quality from guide to food, and can't wait to provide you with an unforgettable night out. Plan on spending about half the time exploring, and half the time eating - a balance we think makes for a great night!

Airport Transfer from Osaka city to Kansai airport
Airport Transfer from Osaka city to Kansai airport
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from: $76

In end your trip the easy way with this departure transfer by Private taxi type charter transfer. Your driver will pick you up from your hotel in Osaka city to  Kansai International Airport. And also your driver will choose the right way to go to the Kansai airport to make sure the customer will get to the airport on time. We will completely disinfect the vehicle and places a free hand sanitizer on all the seats. Your driver will keep an appropriate distance with you who will assist with luggage and guide you to your vehicle will give you a comfortable, safety, health ride.

Kyoto Night Foodie Tour
Kyoto Night Foodie Tour
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from: $85

-Try Kyoto's traditional, seasoned dishes at a hidden restaurant in Gion- We'll walk around the Gion where many old Kyoto-style buildings can be seen. Our local guide will provide insight into how locals enjoy their nights. We will enjoy simple, seasoned Kyoto appetizers in a traditional atmosphere! -Enjoy more Kyoto food- We'll walk to the second spot famous for its Sake where you can enjoy mouth-watering platters of the local delicacy "Obanzai" and perfect food pairings with a Kikizake (a selection of 3 types of Japanese sake) set! -Finish the tour with Kyoto's local liquor or matcha dessert- After trying many traditional dishes, we'll round things up with the tour to the Kyoto's bar, where you can taste Kyoto's local liquor or Matcha dessert. Magical Trip is a local tour operator with the TripAdvisor certificate of excellence that offers various types of small-group tours throughout Japan! Check out our Trip Advisor Page for more tours and our reviews!

Bento Box Cooking Class
Bento Box Cooking Class
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from: $62

It’s hard to get more traditional than the Japanese bento box. In a way, it’s the perfect meal: it might include an egg roll, rice, pickled vegetables, breaded chicken and even nourishing miso soup, each in its own section of the bento box. The word is derived from an old Japanese word for convenience, and convenient this boxed meal certainly is. In this 3-hour cooking class in the center of Kyoto, learn the art of cooking up a bento box meal. Master chefs demonstrate and then turn the kitchen over to you. In the end, eat what you cook.

Half-Day Guided Bike Tour of North Kyoto with Lunch
Half-Day Guided Bike Tour of North Kyoto with Lunch
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from: $75

Combine the fun and freedom of cycling with the discovery of a new city as we explore Kyoto's best known site alongside some of our own favourite secrets! Navigate the backstreets with a friendly, bilingual and experienced guide, explore local shrines and grand temples, quaint shopping arcades and riverside paths while learning about the sites you visit in a light, interesting and fun way. Cycle on high quality 'Trek' and 'Giant' hybrid bikes, sample an authentic and delicious lunch and enjoy the unique atmosphere of Japan's ancient capital.

One Day Tour : Enjoy Kyoto to the fullest!
One Day Tour : Enjoy Kyoto to the fullest!
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from: $117

Kyoto once flourished as the capital of Japan for over a thousand years until Tokyo became the capital and the emperor moved there in 1868. There are plenty of places worth visiting such as Arashiyama, which used to be the aristocrats’ summer resort, magnificent temples with delicate gardens, the alleys where geisha girls in kimono stroll, and the celebrated shrine with a tunnel of a thousand vermillion torii gates. We will show you the sights that represent Kyoto for a whole day.

Deep Backstreet Osaka Tours
Deep Backstreet Osaka Tours
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from: $51

Discover the ghetto, retro zone, yakuza, redlight district, illegal gambling dens and the intriguing neighbourhood alleys with Andy, your half Japanese half Australian tour guide. . During the tour you’ll do some taste testing at a street stall. Then after we finish exploring, you’ll have the option to go to a local, traditional, family run restaurant tasting 5 delicious dishes! . We strive to show you the authentic Osaka on this night tour, where you get a real and deep understanding of the inner workings of this amazing city visiting some architecture which is steeped in history & some run down, derelict areas too…not what Osaka Tourism wants you to see! . Get an inside look with Andy who has extensive knowledge of the Osaka region and can answer all your queries on this walking tour.

Eat, Drink, Cycle: Osaka Food and Bike Tour
Eat, Drink, Cycle: Osaka Food and Bike Tour
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from: $70

Combine the freedom of bike riding with the culinary delights of Japan's most famous food city in a 3-hour foodie bike tour! Led by a knowledgable guide, you will ride the streets of South Osaka, exploring a local market, meeting some of the locals and sampling local bites along the way. Your English speaking guide will help you learn more about the city and introduce you to a range of delicious foods including chijimi pancakes, grilled wagyu beef, kushikatsu skewers and delicious sushi!

5 Top Highlights of Kyoto with Kyoto Bike Tour
5 Top Highlights of Kyoto with Kyoto Bike Tour
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from: $178

Kyoto Bike Tour has you visit a whopping 5 top spot destinations of Kyoto all in one day on one epic adventure! Enjoy a stroll through the breathtaking Bamboo Forest, gaze at the glimmer of the gold as it reflects on the water at the Golden Pavilion, be inspired by one of the most iconic views of Kyoto from the mystical Kiyomizu Temple, weave through the traditional backstreets of one of Kyoto's geisha districts, take a spiritual walk through the magnificent red torii gates at the Fushimi Inari Shrine, and so much more! This is a full city tour of approximately 40km of riding and requires a moderate level of fitness. Basic bicycle riding skills and a sense of adventure is a requirement. On the same note, we will travel at a leisurely pace with enough time to take in the sites and for a relaxing lunch stop. *Please notify of any dietary restrictions or food allergies at time of booking. *Please be aware Kiyomizu Temple is not included in winter tours December 1st to March 1st.

Private Highlights of Kyoto Tour
Private Highlights of Kyoto Tour
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from: $163

In order to closely feel the local atmosphere of Kyoto, this tour will use public transportation so that you can experience the everyday life of Kyoto locals, unlike other tour groups hastily hopping from one location to another on chartered buses. During the 7-hour tour, your guide will show you around the city covering four major must-see locations. There are two different courses: one northwest-bound and the other southeast-bound. If you participate in both tours, you can efficiently cover eight locations at a relaxing pace. For both courses, you can chose from private option, non-private option and non-private option with apprentice guide (reduced rate). Even if you chose non-private option, we guarantee that the total number of guests will be less than 9 people.

Private Car Full Day Tour of Osaka Temples, Gardens and Kofun Tombs
Private Car Full Day Tour of Osaka Temples, Gardens and Kofun Tombs
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from: $565

Osaka is a bustling city chock full of "big city" things to do, but there's another side to it as well. This tour takes you from your hotel to notable temples, a historic entertainment quarter, gardens, and the famous "kofun" tombs in Osaka and south to Sakai City, all in a private, luxury vehicle. Your native or equivalent English-speaking driver/guide will ensure the trip is light and fun, while also keeping it intellectually stimulating and informative in a well-rounded, accessible way. As this is a private tour, discussions about changes to the itinerary are welcome! Depending on your request, additional charges may apply.

Izakaya Style Cooking Class
Izakaya Style Cooking Class
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from: $62

Japanese food is more than just sushi and teriyaki chicken. In fact, it’s a very diverse and delicious cuisine. Consider ‘Izakaya,’ a style of dining that is comparable to pub or bar food. Now you can learn how to cook traditional Izakaya-style dishes in Kyoto. This 3-hour class shows you how to make five or six Japanese dishes. And, best of all, when you pack up your knives and turn off the burners, you eat what you just cooked.

Kyoto Arashiyama & Sagano Walking Food Tour
Kyoto Arashiyama & Sagano Walking Food Tour
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from: $135

This Day Experience takes you to an intriguing, fun and informative adventure with tasting unique street foods around Kyoto Arashiyama area known for Bamboo Forests & seasonal beauty of nature. You'll explore both the iconic spots and quaint off-the-beaten-path with a local friendly guide who will give you tips about local culture, history, and folklore as you can enjoy Kyoto much more with them. Let's enjoy one step deeper and get into the local. Not only bamboo forest, there are a lot to see & enjoy around Arashiyama where aristocracies had villa with enjoying the seasonal beauty of nature more than 1,000 years ago. Let's explore Arashiyama with local friendly guide and imagine how ancient people loved this area. After walking a lot, let's try many different types of foods, for example, croquette, Negiyaki like a local Kyoto style pizza, and so on! Your guide will give you tasty street foods.

Full-Day Private Guided Tour to Osaka Palaces and Temples
Full-Day Private Guided Tour to Osaka Palaces and Temples
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from: $185

Osaka is a modern city with a rich history. Forget the shopping for this day! Doing a time slip, we will discover Osaka through its different steps from its origins to its contemporary time. We will explore Osaka's foundation, then its religion, political and cultural history.

Private departure transfer from Kyoto city to Kansai International airport
Private departure transfer from Kyoto city to Kansai International airport
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from: $107

In end your trip the easy way with this departure transfer by Private taxi type charter transfer. Your driver will pick you up from your hotel in  Kyoto city to Kansai International Airport. And also your driver will choose the right way to go to the Kansai international airport to make sure the customer will get to the airport on time. We will completely disinfect the vehicle and places a free hand sanitizer on all the seats. Your driver will keep an appropriate distance with you who will assist with luggage and guide you to your vehicle will give you a comfortable, safety, health ride.

Private departure transfer from central Osaka city to Itami airport (ITM)
Private departure transfer from central Osaka city to Itami airport (ITM)
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from: $109

In end your trip the easy way with this departure transfer by Private taxi type charter transfer. Your driver will pick you up from your hotel in Osaka city to  Itami International Airport. And also your driver will choose the right way to go to the Itami international airport to make sure the customer will get to the airport on time. We will completely disinfect the vehicle and places a free hand sanitizer on all the seats. Your driver will keep an appropriate distance with you who will assist with luggage and guide you to your vehicle will give you a comfortable, safety, health ride.

Fushimi Inari Hidden Hiking Tour
Fushimi Inari Hidden Hiking Tour
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from: $43

-Hike through a secret path into Fushimi Inari Shrine. Even though there is Fushi-inari station, we start the tour from Tofukuji station because we enter Fushi-inari shrine from back side of main entrance. -Journey into a secret bamboo forest We will discover a natural bamboo forest, and a small Inari shrine hidden from tourists. Fushimi Inari's main entrance is hard to navigate due to a lot of people, but by walking through the mountains, we will see Fushimi Inari from a new perspective, away from the crowd. -Return to civilization after a breathtaking view atop the mountains of Fushimi Inari From here on, we will explore tourist areas on the way to the top of the mountain. Tour routes may vary, but it will end somewhere around the main shrine. Magical Trip is a local tour operator with the TripAdvisor certificate of excellence that offers various types of small-group tours throughout Japan! Check out our Trip Advisor Page for more tours and our reviews!

Japanese In-Home Cooking Lesson and Meal with a Culinary Expert in Osaka
Japanese In-Home Cooking Lesson and Meal with a Culinary Expert in Osaka
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from: $113

Before you get started with your cooking class, your host Yoko will introduce you to Japanese cooking techniques and the five different tastes. She will also show you key ingredients you will use throughout the cooking process such as seaweed and dried fish. The class will be both - a cooking demonstration and a hands-on class, where Yoko will prep a few things before you get to participate in the cutting and cooking process. You will make 5 different dishes from scratch in your 1.5 hours cooking class!  Yoko is a great teacher and will explain everything thoroughly throughout the entire process. Feel free to ask her more about Japanese cooking styles and don't leave without learning about her secret cooking tips. Book your experience, roll up your sleeves and learn to cook an authentic Japanese meal with Yoko!

Value Ticket Museum Visit with Experience and Tea Ceremony Ticket at Maikoya
Value Ticket Museum Visit with Experience and Tea Ceremony Ticket at Maikoya
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from: $47

This is a great combo pack for those who are interested in the culture and history of Kyoto. Tea ceremony is a ritualistic way of drinking green tea and eating traditional sweets in a Japanese style room. It has the foundations of harmy, purity, respect and tranquility. The sessions usually last around 45 minutes and Maikoya is a walking distance from the museum located in downtown Kyoto. After the tea ceremony, you can enjoy all the main activities in the Samurai & Ninja Museum near Nishiki Food Market with the same reservation.

Shared Departure Transfer: Osaka City to Osaka Itami Airport
Shared Departure Transfer: Osaka City to Osaka Itami Airport
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from: $28

When it’s comfort time to leave Osaka to domestic flight, end your trip the easy way with this departure transfer by shared transfer to Osaka Itami Airport (ITM) from your hotel in Osaka city. Your driver will pick you up from your Osaka city hotel, help with your luggage and drive you directly to the airport in a comfortable our van/coach. It’s that easy! Book a seat in this shared ride door‐to‐door transfer for a comfortable ride.

7 Must-see Spots Afternoon private Tour ; including 1000-Torii-gate shrine
7 Must-see Spots Afternoon private Tour ; including 1000-Torii-gate shrine
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from: $171

If you have only a half day and want to optimize your experience in Kyoto, this tour is the best for you. 7 must-see spots in east and south of Kyoto, including one hidden gem!! A professional local guide shows you the most comfortable and convenient way to the spots. You can enjoy walking along with the beautiful sceneries, paths, and back alleys that only the local people know. Please enjoy the top 7 spots with the beautiful stories of your guide. *This tour uses both taxis and public transportation to save your time and energy. *We also welcome Japanese who are studying English and want to visit top 7 must-see points in Kyoto.

Kyoto Private Tour with a Local: 100% Personalized, See the City Unscripted
Kyoto Private Tour with a Local: 100% Personalized, See the City Unscripted
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from: $88

Spend time with one of our hosts exploring Kyoto. Half a day is not nearly enough time to see the whole city but with a host by your side you will get a feel for its energy. Explore one of Kyoto's traditional neighborhoods, like Gion. If that’s not your scene, pick a famous attraction like the Golden Pavilion, Fushimi Inari Shrine or Kiyomizudera. See Kyoto as you would if you were coming to visit a friend who lived here. Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.

Authentic Kyoto Tea Ceremony: Camellia Flower Teahouse
Authentic Kyoto Tea Ceremony: Camellia Flower Teahouse
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from: $23

Tea ceremony lies at the heart of Japanese culture, and to enjoy this centuries old ritual will provide a deeper understanding of the history, architecture and tastes of our home. We want your time with us to be a rich and enjoyable one, and to that end we encourage guests to not only participate but actively ask any questions they might have about Japan and tea ceremony. At Camellia authenticity and inclusivity are very important, and we strive to provide memories our guests will treasure.

Biking Tour in Kyoto
Biking Tour in Kyoto
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from: $90

For those short on time and high on energy, join us for a one day all-you-can-Kyoto bike tour! Experience the tranquility of one of world's largest wooden buildings, learn about the history of Kyoto at the Imperial Palace Park, reflect on life at the stunning Golden Pavilion, enjoy a traditional sit-down lunch, capture the essence of Kyoto in the Gion geisha district and discover the majesty of the mighty Fushimi Shrine. Our shop is a 2 minute walk from Kyoto central station, our groups are small, our bikes are top quality 'Giant' hybrids, and our guides are relaxed, bilingual, experienced and safe! Sit back and let Cycle Kyoto show you around town!

Experience Visiting a Local Farmer and Mochi Rice Cake Making
Experience Visiting a Local Farmer and Mochi Rice Cake Making
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from: $124

Visit and experience a local village’s lifestyle and food culture where terraced rice fields, continuously cultivated for 1300 years, cascade down the mountains as far as the eye can see. First, take a stroll to visit the local shrine while surrounded by the beautiful views with Lake Biwa glimmering far below. The friendly and good-natured farming couple that hosts the mochi rice cake-making experience will welcome you wholeheartedly. They will demonstrate mochi rice cake making following the traditional method using homegrown rice. Freshly pounded with your own hands, they will taste exceptionally delicious. Also, try our farm-to-table special Sukiyaki made with fresh chicken and lots of homegrown vegetables. The farmer will show you how to make it, so participate and learn. Chicken Sukiyaki is a holiday dish in Western Shiga, especially for local festivals. Many of our guests become big fans of this salty-sweet hotpot.

1-Hour Private Japanese Archery Experience in Kyoto
1-Hour Private Japanese Archery Experience in Kyoto
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from: $24

This experience is highly recommended for beginners. Taking Kyudo lesson usually costs very expensive. In this class, all sets for Kyudo are prepared for you. All you need is passion and wear clothes that are comfortable to move around in! Our teacher will assist you from A to Z. Let's dive into real Japanese cultural experiences with us.

Half-Day Small-group Walking Tour in Kyoto
Half-Day Small-group Walking Tour in Kyoto
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from: $50

This half-day tour covers 3 of the most visited venues in Kyoto: Nijo Castle, Nishiki Market and Gion district. The guests will hear history of each venue which they will miss if they just visit on own. They will also hear many interesting stories and useful travel tips from knowledgeable guide as they walk past the central area of Kyoto which includes local department store and Pontocho street.

PRIVATE Geisha (Maiko) Tea Ceremony and Geisha Performance in Kyoto
PRIVATE Geisha (Maiko) Tea Ceremony and Geisha Performance in Kyoto
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from: $259

Enjoy a special geisha performance just for you! This is a special event joined only by you. Whether you are seeking a memorable experience in Japan or just on a honeymoon, this is a very unique experience you will remember for the rest of your life. Please don’t worry about the location or communication with the geisha (maiko) as our location is near the central Gion-Shijo station and our English-speaking staff will be present to interpret for you. Geisha and apprentice geisha called maiko, train for years to perfect the traditional Japanese arts. One of the aspects of their training is performing the tea ceremony.

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