TOUR
WESTERN JAPAN

[2021]Kyoto Morning Tour: Nijo Castle, Kinkaku-ji Temple, Kyoto Imperial Palace (Round-trip from Kyoto)

Tour Code :

GU1009N1S

Departs from :

Kyoto

Tour Brand :

Kansai (Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, etc.) 1-Day Bus Tour

change(s) from the previous year :

Price(Lowest) :

¥7,800 ~

Overview :

1. This tour is recommended for those traveling to Kyoto for the first time. Visit popular sightseeing spots efficiently, all before noon! This tour is accompanied by a National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter.
2. Visit the World Heritage Site of Nijo Castle. The impressive, elaborate carvings and decors in the Ninomaru Palace are a must-see.
3. Visit Kinkaku-ji Temple, with its beautiful golden Shariden (a building in which Buddha's ashes are enshrined), and see its elegantly beautiful garden.
4. See the Kyoto Imperial Palace, which was used as the Emperor's residence until about 150 years ago.

Itinerary

day1

08:30- Avanti's Sunrise Tours Desk (across from Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit) - Depart All transportation on this tour is generally by bus, but depending on the number of participants, a sedan or taxi van may be used instead.
50(min) Nijo Castle A World Heritage site. Tour the historical castle completed in 1626, which was built to provide lodging for the Tokugawa Shogun and as a palladium for Kyoto Imperial Palace. The impressive, elaborate carvings and decors in the Ninomaru Palace are a must-see.
*Please refer to [Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations].
45(min) Kinkaku-ji Temple A World Heritage site. The wooden architecture is covered in thin layers of pure gold and is surrounded by a beautiful pond.
40(min) [Except Mondays]   Kyoto Imperial Palace See the Kyoto Imperial Palace, which was used as the Emperor's residence until about 150 years ago.
*Please refer to [Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations].
40(min) [Mondays (and Tuesdays when Monday is a national holiday)] Kitano Tenmangu Shrine On Mondays (and Tuesdays if a national holiday falls on the preceding Monday), this tour will visit Kitano Tenmangu Shrine instead of the Kyoto Imperial Palace. It is famous for housing the God of scholarship. This shrine's main hall is a designated national treasure. The shrine is especially great to see during the plum blossom and autumn leaf seasons.
12:40-13:00 Tour ends at Kyoto Station No drop-off service to hotels will be provided. Please head to your next destination on your own from Kyoto Station.

GU1009N1S

Remarks:Planning Company: JTB Global Marketing & Travel Inc.
Address: 2-3-14 Higashi Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
Japan Tourism Agency Registered Travel Agent (No. 1723)
A member of the Japan Association of Travel Agents
[Reception Method]
At reception, please show your reservation confirmation sheet, a printout of the reservation confirmation e-mail, or show the e-mail on your mobile device screen to staff.
[Operation Conditions/Tour Conditions]

If the minimum number of participants (1) is not met by 4 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be canceled.
[Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations]
The Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed on the following days. As such, the tour will visit Kitano Tenmangu Shrine instead.
(Mondays, Tuesday if Monday is a national holiday, May 14-17 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 January 25 and October 25.
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.
After sightseeing at Kyoto Imperial Palace, the bus will stop by the lunch venue for the 1-day tour. After that, participants will be dropped off at Kyoto Station.
The order of activities and arrival times may differ depending on road conditions and congestion at destinations.
Seats may not be designated.
Depending on the number of participants, a sedan or taxi van may be used instead.

[Bus Company] Teisan Kanko Bus Co., Ltd.; Yasaka Sightseeing Bus Co., Ltd.; Yuai Kanko Bus Co., Ltd.; Toh-ho-kanko Bus Co., Ltd.; Kyoto Kanko Bus Co., Ltd.; Senriyama Bus Co., Ltd.
If operation is by a company other than Teisan Kanko Bus Co., Ltd., the bus company to be used will be indicated on the final itinerary on the day.
[Important Notes/Supplements: Meeting/Pick-up/Pick-up Location]
Meeting Location(s) & Time(s):
Sunrise Tours Desk inside Avanti (across from Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit): 8:30