This one-day tour offers us an overview of one's favorite city in Japan as well as a chance to visit the highlights in Kyoto such as surreal Arashiyama Bamboo Forest, symbolic Kinkakuji Temple, magnificent Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine, and vibrant culinary Nishiki Market.

Tour Code: JSK01
Duration: 8 hours
Start/End: Kyoto port/ Kyoto port
Highlights: Arashiyama Bamboo Forest, Togetsu-Kyo Bridge, Kinkakuji Temple, Nijo Castle, Nishiki Market, Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Tour Category: Kyoto shore excursions

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  • Inclusion & Exclusion

Kinkakuji-Temple-Kyoto-shore-excursions-from-KobeOn arrival at the cruise terminal, you will be welcome by our tour guide and privately transferred to Arashiyama Bamboo Forest – one of the most famous spots when visiting Kyoto. The bamboo grove is the combination of a sacred site and natural beauty. Listen to winds blowing through bamboo leaves creating a perfect harmony. Then we will drive through Togetsu-Kyo Bridge to reach Kinkakuji Temple which is also known as the Golden Pavilion. Located in northern Kyoto, Kikkakuji is a Zen temple which was built with an exquisite architecture including a large pond and two top floors covered completely in gold leaf.

Arashiyama bamboo Kobe shore excursionsNext, we will move on to Nishiki Market to having lunch with Japanese food as well as enjoy free time at the market known as the “Kyoto Kitchen” where offer more than hundred stalls and stores – interesting place to find seasonal foods and Japanese specialties like sushi, dried seafood, Kyoto’s sweets and pickles…

Kyoto Attractions - Nishiki MarketLeaving the culinary market, we will head on to the last stop of our trip today that is Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine. Known as the Thousand Gates Shrine, this religious site is lined up with countless scarlet-appearance torii gates marking an impressive attraction with visitors. The trail leads into the dense forest of the holy Mount Inari. Trip ends with a return back to Kobe port.

Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine Kyoto shore excursions

What’s included?

  • Chartered car/coach including high-way and parking fee
  • English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fee: Kinkakuji Temple (the Golden Pavillion)

What’s excluded?

  • Pre & After accommodation
  • Meals & drinks
  • Tips
  • Other personal expenses