1-Day Kyoto Cherry Blossom Tour
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Kansai (Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, etc.) 1-Day Bus Tour
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1. This tour is accompanied by a National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter. Visit famous cherry blossom spots in Kyoto to enjoy the ancient capital in spring.
2. A variety of cherry blossom types can be seen on this tour including Japan's famous Yoshino cherry.
3. Admire the montage of Kyoto's World Heritage temples, traditional streets and cherry blossoms.
4. This tour is still held when cherry blossoms are not in bloom.
09:10- Depart from Karasuma Kyoto Hotel Please be at the hotel front desk by 10 minutes before the departure time.
All transportation on this tour is by bus or taxi.
60(min) Ninna-ji Temple A World Heritage site. The Omuro Cherry Trees which blossom at Ninna-ji Temple are a late-blooming variety, and their arrival marks the end of cherry blossom season in Kyoto. These cherry trees are shorter and feature double-petaled blossoms.
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40(min) Tenryu-ji Temple A World Heritage site. Tenryu-ji Temple is a zen temple and one of Kyoto's leading sightseeing spots. The mountain Arashiyama provides a natural backdrop in the garden where visitors can admire various types of cherry blossoms.
110(min) Arashiyama Enjoy free time to walk around. See the sights such as Togetsukyo Bridge, Bamboo Forest Path, as well as Arashiyama Park where cherry blossoms can be admired.
Please refer to [Regarding Meals] in the remarks.
30(min) Kitano Tenmangu Shrine Participants will be guided through Kitano Tenmangu Shrine, famous for the patron god of scholars.
From Kitano Tenmangu Shrine to Hirano Shrine
40(min) Hirano Shrine Cherry Blossom Garden Hirano Shrine is bustling during this season, with many types of cherry blossoms to be seen throughout its grounds and a teahouse.
50(min) Heian Shrine A shrine built to commemorate the 1,200 year anniversary of the transfer of the Japanese capital to Kyoto. This is now one of the representative shrines of Kyoto, featuring vibrant pink cherry blossoms which contrast brilliantly against the tranquil pond and verdant garden.
Okazaki Canal & Kawabata-dori Street (Drive-by) On this tour, cherry blossoms can be admired from on board the bus as well. See cherry trees along the Okazaki Canal and Kamo River along the way.
16:30-17:00 Tour Ends at Karasuma Kyoto Hotel or near Kyoto Station The tour ends at Karasuma Kyoto Hotel or near Kyoto Station. Please head to your next destination on your own.