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SUNRISE TOURS JTB

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[2020]Kyoto Morning Tour (With National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter)

  • Nijo Castle - Photo courtesy of Nijo-jo Castle Office

  • Nijo Castle in Spring - Photo courtesy of the Nijo-jo Castle Office

  • Nijo Castle - Photo courtesy of Nijo-jo Castle Office

  • Tour Details

1. This tour is recommended for those travelling 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.

  • Tour Overview
Req. to Run Tour
1guest(s)
Req. per Booking
1guest(s)
Departs
Kyoto
Guide Service
English
Tour Guide/Conductor Language
Not Available
Audio Guide
Not Available
Tangential multilingual assistant or multilingual reception accepted
English
Included
National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter fee, Other admission fees and transportation costs included in the tour
  • Remarks
[Until Dec. 31, 2019]
Planning Company: JTB Corp.
Address: 2-3-11 Higashi Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
Japan Tourism Agency Registered Travel Agent (No. 64)
A member of the Japan Association of Travel Agents
[From Jan. 1, 2020]
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 cancelled.
[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).

[2019]
The tour will visit Nishi Hongan-ji Temple instead of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine on February 25, March 25 and November 25.
[2020]
The tour will visit Nishi Hongan-ji Temple instead of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine on May 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.
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]

[2019] Pick-up Location(s) & Time(s)
Kyoto Hotel Okura: 8:00
Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto (*Limited to staying guests): 8:10
Karasuma Kyoto Hotel: 8:15
Sunrise Tours Desk inside Avanti (across from Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit): 8:30
Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto: 8:40
Kyoto Hotel Tokyu: 8:50
ANA Crowne Plaza Hotel Kyoto: 8:45

[2020] Meeting Location(s) & Time(s)
Sunrise Tours Desk inside Avanti (across from Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit): 8:30
  • Itinerary

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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.

バス

(50minutes)

 

Nijo Castle

A World Heritage site. Tour the historical castle completed in 1626, which was built to provide lodging for Tokugawa Shogun and as a palladium for Kyoto Imperial Palace. The impressive, elaborate carvings and decors in the Ninomaru Palace are a must-see. [Remarks] 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.

(45minutes)

 

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.

(40minutes)

 

[Except Mondays]   Kyoto Imperial Palace

See the Kyoto Imperial Palace, which was used as the Emperor's residence until about 150 years ago. 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).

(40minutes)

 

[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

Kyoto Station

No drop-off service to hotels will be provided. Please head to your next destination on your own from Kyoto Station. [2018] After sightseeing, the bus will stop by the lunch venue for the 1-day tour and then continue to Kyoto Station. [2019] After sightseeing at Kyoto Imperial Palace, the bus will stop by the lunch venue for the 1-day tour. Afterward, participants will view Heian Shrine from the bus, and be dropped off at Kyoto Station.

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  • Itinerary

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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.

バス

(50minutes)

 

Nijo Castle

A World Heritage site. Tour the historical castle completed in 1626, which was built to provide lodging for Tokugawa Shogun and as a palladium for Kyoto Imperial Palace. The impressive, elaborate carvings and decors in the Ninomaru Palace are a must-see. [Remarks] 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.

(45minutes)

 

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.

(40minutes)

 

[Except Mondays]   Kyoto Imperial Palace

See the Kyoto Imperial Palace, which was used as the Emperor's residence until about 150 years ago. 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).

(40minutes)

 

[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

Kyoto Station

No drop-off service to hotels will be provided. Please head to your next destination on your own from Kyoto Station. [2018] After sightseeing, the bus will stop by the lunch venue for the 1-day tour and then continue to Kyoto Station. [2019] After sightseeing at Kyoto Imperial Palace, the bus will stop by the lunch venue for the 1-day tour. Afterward, participants will view Heian Shrine from the bus, and be dropped off at Kyoto Station.

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