Kyoto Morning Tour

Kyoto Morning Tour

This tour is recommended for those travelling to Kyoto for the first time. Visit popular sightseeing spots all before noon. Visit Kinkaku-ji Temple and Nijo Castle, both UNESCO World Heritage Sites. See the Kyoto Imperial Palace, which was used as the Emperor's residence until about 150 years ago.

Tour Details

Information

Price : Adult (age 12+)

JPY9,400

Child (age 6-11)

JPY8,400

 
Duration : approx. 7 hours
Departs : Hotel Granvia Osaka [map] (07:25)
Visits :
  • [Kyoto] Nijo-jo Castle
  • Kinkakuji Temple
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace
Includes :
  • English-speaking guide
  • Other admission fees and transportation costs included in the tour

Tour Plan

PlanMealsPrice
AdultChild
1. Kyoto Morning Tour No Lunch JPY9,400 JPY8,400
※ Children (6-11 years), Infants (0-5 years. Meals, seating and other such services are not included)
Departure Dates
07 Jan - 25 Dec : Daily

Except

18 Feb

Schedule

1

From Osaka Station to Kyoto Station

JR Special Rapid Service/Rapid Service (non-reserved seat) OR Bus.

Depending on the number of participants, the tour will use JR train or a bus for transportation between Osaka and Kyoto. In the case of transportation via JR train, all seats are non-reserved. Please note that seating is not guaranteed.

2

Nijo Castle (50 min)

A World Heritage site. Tour the historical castle completed in 1626, which was built to provide lodging for Tokugawa Shogun and as a palladium for Kyoto Imperial Palace. The impressive, elaborate carvings and decors in the Ninomaru Palace are a must-see.
Nijo Castle is closed on Tuesdays in January, July, August, and December. (Closed on the following day if Tuesday is a holiday.) If closed, or if the tour is during the year-end/New Year's holidays, Ryoan-ji Temple will be visited instead.
3

Kinkaku-ji Temple (45 min)

See the Kyoto Imperial Palace, which was used as the Emperor's residence until about 150 years ago.
Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed to the public on the following days. During these times, Kitano Tenmangu Shrine will be visited instead:
(Mondays, Tuesday if Monday is a national holiday, 14-17 May for the Aoi Festival, New Year's holidays, and whenever there is an Imperial Household event).
4

Kyoto Imperial Palace (40 min)

This tour uses public transportation with non-reserved seats. Please note that seating is not guaranteed. The tour may use Osakajokoen Station on the way to Osaka Castle instead of Temmabashi Station.
5

From Kyoto Station to Osaka Station

JR Special Rapid Service/Rapid Service (non-reserved seat) or Bus.

Condition

Tour Operator : JTB Japan Travel Corp.
Pickup service : Convenient pickup service is available available at major hotels in Osaka. (see hotel list)
Departs : Hotel Granvia Osaka [map] (07:25)
Disband : JR Osaka Station (13:45)
Please head to your next destination on your own after the tour.
Guide : English Speaking Guide
Participants : Minimum 2 - Maximum 20
Meal : Not included
Remarks :
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed to the public on the following days. During these times, Kitano Tenmangu Shrine will be visited instead:
    (Mondays, Tuesday if Monday is a national holiday, 14-17 May for the Aoi Festival, New Year's holidays, and whenever there is an Imperial Household event).
  • The tour will visit Nishi Hongan-ji Temple instead of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine on 25 September and 25 December.
  • Nijo Castle is closed on Tuesdays in January, July, August, and December (Closed on the following day if Tuesday is a holiday.) If the castle is closed, or if the tour is during the year-end/New Year's holidays, Ryoan-ji Temple will be visited instead.
  • Children under age 6 may participate for free, but will not be provided with their own bus seats and must sit on the lap of their parent or guardian.
    If a seat on the bus is required for the child, please make a booking at the child rate.
  • The order of activities and arrival times may differ depending on road conditions and congestion at destinations.
  • Depending on the number of participants, the tour will use JR train or a bus for transportation between Osaka and Kyoto. In the case of transportation via JR train, all seats are non-reserved. Please note that seating is not guaranteed.

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  • Kinkakuji Temple
  • Nijo Castle
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace
  • Kitano Tenmangu Shrine

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    Sat: 12:00 - 16:00
    Sun, Public Holiday: close

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