Our Kyoto Tour from Osaka is available every day and offers the most hassle-free and best value way to explore the wondrous city of Kyoto. Starting the day, we’ll visit the Fushimi Inari
Our Kyoto Tour from Osaka is available every day and offers the most hassle-free and best value way to explore the wondrous city of Kyoto. Starting the day, we’ll visit the Fushimi Inari Shrine, the most famous spot in Japanese mysticism with its amazing ‘torii’ path of 10,000 red gates which line the hillside. We’ll continue to the Kiyomizu-dera Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Kyoto’s most popular and picturesque sites, dating back to the year 778 CE. Continuing to the Kinkaku-ji Temple, the “Temple of the Golden Pavilion”, one of Japan’s most iconic sights, explore the Buddhist Temple, before enjoying lunch. The final stop, Arashiyama is a site of outstanding natural beauty, renowned for its amazing Path of Bamboo which we’ll walk, and the Togetsukyo Bridge. During the spring cherry-blossom season, and autumnal leaf-fall season, the site is even more remarkable.
Available every day with guaranteed departures, our Kyoto Tour from Osaka offers the perfect introduction to Kyoto, the former Imperial capital of Japan, and perhaps one of the world’s most beautiful cities in the world.
Kyoto Tour from Osaka – Highlights
Departure from Osaka
Explore the city of Kyoto, which served as the Imperial capital of Japan for over 1000 years. Learn about Japan’s rich and fascinating history in the best possible location
At the Fushimi Inari Shrine, learn about Japanese mysticism, and enjoy the spectacle of the 10,000 red gates ‘torii’ which form a path over the hill
Explore Kyoto’s Ninen-zaka and Sannen-zaka preserved districts, the two most picture-perfect streets in this beautiful city, lined with with beautifully restored traditional shophouses, restaurants, and teahouses. Enjoy free time here to explore and eat lunch.
At the Kiyomizu-dera Temple, an independent Buddhist Temple dating to 778, see Kyoto’s most popular World Heritage Site including its Main Hall, built on a steep cliff, which offers a spectacular view of the cityscape of Kyoto
At the Kinkaku-ji Temple (Temple of the Golden Pavillion), enjoy the quaint setting surrounding by lakes and ponds, of what is arguably Kyoto’s most famous and iconic buildings
Enjoy one of Japan’s most beautiful natural sites, Arashiyama, which sits in the Western hills of Kyoto, away from the city-center.
Walk on the Togetsukyo Bridge, a 155-meter scenic bridge which crosses the Katsura River. The bridge is iconic and embodies the aesthetic sense that is at the heart of the Japan artistic tradition
Walk through the famous Arashiyama Bamboo Grove (Path of Bamboo), another iconic site of Kyoto, where tall bamboos line the walkway and transform you to another world
Return to Osaka
Itinerary: Kyoto Tour from Osaka
08:30 – Departure from Central Osaka
09:00 – Departure from Namba Parks
10:30 – Fushimi Inari Shrine
12:00 – Kiyomizu-dera Temple
13:00 – Ninen-zaka and Sannen-zaka, free time to explore and eat lunch
15:00 – Kinkaku-ji Temple
16:15 – Arashiyama
19:00 – Arrival in Osaka
NB- all timings are approximate and order of sites is subject to change according to season
Important Information: Kyoto Tour from Osaka
Tour price includes – full day of transportation in modern, air conditioned vehicle, tour guide, pickup and dropoff in Osaka