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Kyoto Daily Tours

#19 of 256 Tours in Kyoto
Kyoto, Japan
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About Kyoto Daily Tours
The Right Way To See Kyoto. We provide high quality private tours in and around Kyoto for both short stay and long stay guests. If you want to see everything this historical city has to offer and you don’t want to spend hours finding out where to go and what to see, you came to the right place.
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The right way to know Kyoto

We are a small group of people who specializes in private and personalized tours in Kyoto. Our aim is to help our customers to utilize best their precious time in Kyoto by offering specially crafted tours covering Kyoto's top attractions.

When it comes to a trip, we know that you have your goals and preferences. We would love to hear about them and help you have a unique an unforgettable Kyoto experience.

Postgraduate students with Ph.D. or MA- level scholar graduated from Japanese universities, our guides have vast knowledge about Japanese history and culture because they have been living here for several years and are experts in their fields. Their high academic level makes them proficient not only on everything Kyoto but also on the way of life in Japan and its rich history.
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from $470.01

Learn Photography in Kyoto

My specialty is portraiture and I infuse my experiences as an International photographer into your imagery. This short class will teach you the basics of how to take remarkable photographs. You will also get an exceptional and enjoyable experience in the heart of Japan.
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2 hours
from $70.72
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JWN wrote a review Sep 2020
Minato, Japan11 contributions
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Our guide Javier was superb. For both tours he covered the main attractions with insight, commanding knowledge of history, and with very good patience in relation to our easily distracted children. But then he also took us off the main tourist thoroughfares for some quiet, exclusive trips down pathways close by. So we saw all the main attractions, but also little shops and paths, and gardens and ponds we would not have discovered but for his knowledge and guidance. Highly recommend! And hope to see Javier again when we next go to Kyoto.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from M4883NCjavierm, Public Relations Manager at Kyoto Daily Tours
Responded 2 weeks ago
We are glad you had fun! I will be here waiting for you! Take care and let's hope the COVID pandemic goes away soon!
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LioLand wrote a review Aug 2020
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Incredible day spent in Kyoto guided by Nicolas, a French speaking Swiss guide from Kyoto Daily Tours. I asked him to “experience” rather than “visit” the city and it by far exceeded my expectations. I discovered Kyoto past and present and highly recommend his services.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Carolyn wrote a review Jul 2020
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I was very specific about having a guide who would be able to give my husband and me an in-depth overview of the history of Kyoto, with a particular focus on the Heian Period, also known as the golden age of Japan. Javier did not disappoint. We worked together on constructing a one day itinerary which would best serve our specific interest. Yet we appreciated also very much how Javier also added a more contemporary perspective on the various places that we visited. Our tour took included Kinkakuji Temple, Ryoanji temple, Arashiyama Fushimi Inari Shrine Kiyomizu Temple, Nanzenji temple. Javier was totally accommodating in adding visits that were not on the original itinerary. He really wanted us to thoroughly enjoy our day! Thank you, Javier!
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Writerontherecord wrote a review Mar 2020
Los Angeles, California61 contributions69 helpful votes
Unfortunately, due to the Coronavirus my son and I are unable to go on the trip to Japan we've planned for a long time. One of the first tours I booked was a night walk through Kyoto's Geisha district - the Kyoto Daily Tours offers one that's very well reviewed. The booking, deposit, and confirmation all went very smoothly, and Javier followed up with me several times. Then, disaster struck and our entire trip had to be cancelled. This is why I give high marks, because of the grace, understanding, and swift refund... I feel terrible for all of us and know we can come through this. I'll visit Japan at some point and when I do, Javier will be the first person I contact!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from M4883NCjavierm, Public Relations Manager at Kyoto Daily Tours
Responded Apr 1, 2020
We will be here waiting for you! In the meantime be safe an taken care of yourself and your loved ones.
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kazu100 wrote a review Mar 2020
new brunswick, canada59 contributions42 helpful votes
We had never been to Japan and had two days in Kobe which required a lot of help, questions answered, etc. Michael at Kyoto Daily Tours was absolutely wonderful. I had done a bit of research and had a good idea but I certainly needed his help. I was arranging tours for a group of us and he must have answered 20 emails. Not only was he helpful, he was very prompt in his replied which is refreshing especially having dealt with other companies in Japan. Sadly, due to the covid 19 outbreak, we have had to cancel with them. Not only did they understand but returned my deposit as quickly as they had answered my emails. I am saving the itineraries that we had planned and when we can safely plan our trip to Japan we will definitely be booking with this fabulous company.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from M4883NCjavierm, Public Relations Manager at Kyoto Daily Tours
Responded Mar 18, 2020
Thank you for the nice comments. Please take care and hopefully we will be showing you Kyoto very soon!
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