1-Day Express Kyoto Tour from Tokyo via Shinkansen

Tokyo, Japan
  • See Kyoto and its famous sights in one day
  • Ride the Shinkansen, Japan's famous bullet train on your way to Kyoto
  • Visit the ancient capital’s classical temples, shrines, and wooden houses
Explore Kyoto for a day in this express tour via a Shinkansen ride. Discover its 1,200 years of rich history in a nutshell, including famous Buddhist temples, Shinto shrines, gardens, and traditional wooden houses.

Experience a ride on the Shinkansen, Japan's famous bullet train, on your way to Kyoto. See how town sceneries change as you zoom past them. Have lunch at the designated restaurant that serves Western food.

In the afternoon, visit Sanjusangen-do, a classical temple featuring world's longest wooden structure. It houses 1,001 life-sized statues of 13th century Buddhist Kannon deities. See wonderful Kyoto views at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and experience shopping at a historical lane leading to the temple.

Visit also Heian Jingu Shrine, which was built in celebration of the 1101 years of Kyoto’s founding, and see its distinguishing red architecture. When satisfied, return to Tokyo in the evening through Shinkansen.

Perfect for those who can only spare one day, this tour will satisfy your cravings to see Kyoto, albeit very quick.

Price Includes

  • Admission fee
  • English speaking guide
  • Lunch

Price Excludes

  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
Tour Notes:
- This tour departs from Tokyo.
- From Tokyo station, a drop-off service is available, and is limited only, for guests staying in the 23 special wards area. Please send your hotel details to the host.
- If you want to disembark from another station, please inform the host. In this case, hotel drop-off service may not be availed.
- Please note that train schedule may change due to practical circumstances.
- Please note that this tour is off limits to the Shin-en garden at Heian Jingu Shrine.
- On October 22, during the Jidai Festival, Heian Jingu Shrine will be closed to the public. Guests will visit Chishaku-in Temple instead.
- Please note that the restaurant for lunch, as well as the menu, may change in summer.
- This tour is limited to international tourists only.
Itinerary:

07:30-09:00
Hotel pick-up
Note: Pick-up service is available for guests staying at most major hotels in Tokyo.

09:00
Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal; head to Tokyo Station.
Note: In case of special circumstances, a public transportation may be used. An English-speaking staff will guide you to the Shinkansen

09:45-10:15
Tokyo Station
Take the Nozomi Shinkansen (140 min) going to Kyoto
Note: The guide will only send guests off.

12:00-12:30
Kyoto Station
Have lunch at the specified restaurant serving Western food.

13:40
New Miyako Hotel
Visit the Heian Jingu Shrine (25 min)
Sanjusangen-do Temple (30 min)
Kiyomizu-dera Temple (70 min)

18:00-19:00
Kyoto Station
Head to Tokyo via the Nozomi Shinkansen (140 min)

21:00-22:00
Tokyo Station
Note: An English-speaking staff will guide guests on riding a taxi, which will take you to your hotel.
  • Meeting Point:
  • Hotel pickup. Pick-up service is available from most major hotels in Tokyo.
    view on map

Product ID: 22126

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  • See Kyoto and its famous sights in one day
  • Ride the Shinkansen, Japan's famous bullet train on your way to Kyoto
  • Visit the ancient capital’s classical temples, shrines, and wooden houses
Explore Kyoto for a day in this express tour via a Shinkansen ride. Discover its 1,200 years of rich history in a nutshell, including famous Buddhist temples, Shinto shrines, gardens, and traditional wooden houses.

Experience a ride on the Shinkansen, Japan's famous bullet train, on your way to Kyoto. See how town sceneries change as you zoom past them. Have lunch at the designated restaurant that serves Western food.

In the afternoon, visit Sanjusangen-do, a classical temple featuring world's longest wooden structure. It houses 1,001 life-sized statues of 13th century Buddhist Kannon deities. See wonderful Kyoto views at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and experience shopping at a historical lane leading to the temple.

Visit also Heian Jingu Shrine, which was built in celebration of the 1101 years of Kyoto’s founding, and see its distinguishing red architecture. When satisfied, return to Tokyo in the evening through Shinkansen.

Perfect for those who can only spare one day, this tour will satisfy your cravings to see Kyoto, albeit very quick.

Price Includes

  • Admission fee
  • English speaking guide
  • Lunch

Price Excludes

  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
Tour Notes:
- This tour departs from Tokyo.
- From Tokyo station, a drop-off service is available, and is limited only, for guests staying in the 23 special wards area. Please send your hotel details to the host.
- If you want to disembark from another station, please inform the host. In this case, hotel drop-off service may not be availed.
- Please note that train schedule may change due to practical circumstances.
- Please note that this tour is off limits to the Shin-en garden at Heian Jingu Shrine.
- On October 22, during the Jidai Festival, Heian Jingu Shrine will be closed to the public. Guests will visit Chishaku-in Temple instead.
- Please note that the restaurant for lunch, as well as the menu, may change in summer.
- This tour is limited to international tourists only.
Itinerary:

07:30-09:00
Hotel pick-up
Note: Pick-up service is available for guests staying at most major hotels in Tokyo.

09:00
Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal; head to Tokyo Station.
Note: In case of special circumstances, a public transportation may be used. An English-speaking staff will guide you to the Shinkansen

09:45-10:15
Tokyo Station
Take the Nozomi Shinkansen (140 min) going to Kyoto
Note: The guide will only send guests off.

12:00-12:30
Kyoto Station
Have lunch at the specified restaurant serving Western food.

13:40
New Miyako Hotel
Visit the Heian Jingu Shrine (25 min)
Sanjusangen-do Temple (30 min)
Kiyomizu-dera Temple (70 min)

18:00-19:00
Kyoto Station
Head to Tokyo via the Nozomi Shinkansen (140 min)

21:00-22:00
Tokyo Station
Note: An English-speaking staff will guide guests on riding a taxi, which will take you to your hotel.
  • Meeting Point:
  • Hotel pickup. Pick-up service is available from most major hotels in Tokyo.
    view on map
  • Activity Details

    13 hrs

    Hotel pickup

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  • Group Size:
    min - 1 pax | max - 20 pax

Price Includes

  • Admission fee
  • English speaking guide

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