Kyoto – the land of traditional culture – is one of the most attractive destinations for Japan shore excursions. This shore trip to Kyoto will lead you to many cultural and religious places such as Kinkakuji Temple, Nijo Castle, and Kiyomizu-Dera Temple.

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Duration: 7 hours
Start/End: Osaka port/ Osaka port
Highlights: Kinkakuji Temple, Nijo Castle, Kiyomizu-Dera Temple, Higashiyama District
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Tour Category: Kyoto shore excursions

Small Group – Big Deal
Cruise: Norwegian Jewel
Date: 26 April 2018
2 booked
Expect group of 8
Best Deal: US$ 159.00 per person

Group 6 8 (expected) 10
Price per person $ 195 $ 159 $ 198
  • Full Itinerary
  • Inclusion & Exclusion
  • Photos

Osaka, Japan (26 Apr 0600-1800)
(06:00 Ship arrival at Osaka Port)
> 08:00 English-Speaking-Guide waits with welcome-board and then take a scenic drive to Kyoto by chartered car.
The first place of your trip is Nijo-Jo Castle served as the residence of the first shogun from the Edo Period, then became the imperial palace, and finally open to public as a historic site. The castle is famous for its elegant traditional Japanese architecture style and beautiful garden surrounding.
Nijo-jo CastleBefore visiting the next place, have a walk to Kinkakuji Temple. This three-stories temple is built to overlook the large beautiful pond which in the middle standing an islet with two idyllic trees.
Kinkakuji TempleThe next place is Kiyomizu-Dera Temple which has the name means Pure Water in English. This World Heritage Site is well-known for its wooden stage surrounding by a forest of cherry blossom and maple trees.
Kiyomizu-Dera TempleThe final place that Asia Shore Excursions provides in this Kyoto shore trip is Higashiyama District. This district is the best place to get a glimpse of the ancient Kyoto where home to a plenty of wooden houses, local restaurants, and traditional merchant shops along the streets. Trip ends with a return back to Kyoto port.
Higashiyama District
> Lunch en route (clients’ own account)
> 15:00 Return the port
> (18:00 Ship departure)

What’s Included?

  • Round trip transfer from Port in private air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking guide
  • Entrance: Nijo-Jo Castle, Kinkaku-Ji Temple, Kiyomizu-Dera temple

What’s Excluded?

  • Lunch
  • Other drinks
  • Tips & Other personal expenses