Traditional Kyoto street in Higashiyama

Go To Travel Kyoto Tours & Packages : Japan

Go To Travel Kyoto Tours & Packages : Japan

Go To Travel Kyoto Tours & Packages : Japan

Why not take advantage of the Go To Travel discount that gives you up to 50% off on your tour packages all around Japan by taking an overnight trip to one of Japan’s former capitals full of history. and maybe doing a fun private specialty tour in Kyoto or Nara while you are there? There has never been a better time to travel in Japan than now. Take the opportunity while the campaign lasts and Japan’s cities and wonderful tourist spots are still relatively calm.

Please note that this campaign is only available for residents of Japan. For an extensive overview of how the Go To Travel system works, please read this article.

Overnight Kyoto Packages with Go To Travel

For the best prices, you can book your overnight stay in Kyoto through us, including or excluding transportation. Rest assured that we do not charge you extra because of the Go To Travel discounts, we will charge our regular prices minus the discount. Please contact us for booking your:

  • Hotel stay only
  • Hotel stay + a fun day tour(s) in Kyoto and/or Nara
  • Hotel stay + shinkansen/train ticket*
  • Hotel stay + airplane ticket*
  • Hotel stay + transportation + one or more fun day tour(s) in Kyoto and/or Nara*
  • Enjoy Kyoto Package Deal*

*if you book a package including transportation, please book at least 4 days ahead of your travel date to ensure you also receive the discount for the shinkansen and/or airplane. If you book less than 4 days ahead, the discount can only be applied to your accommodation fees.

Because everyone’s budget is different, we can cater to any budget from traveling as cheaply as possible to luxury hotels and ryokan.

Please note that the Go To Travel discount only applies to a maximum of 7 days of your trip. If you book a trip that lasts for more than 7 days, it is still possible to use the Go To Travel discount for the first 7 days but the rest of your stay will be charged at the regular price. The maximum discount (hotel/transportation/activity discount + vouchers) that you can get is 20.000 yen per day per person.

When inquiring, please give us the following information:

  1. Your intended travel dates
  2. The number of people you travel with (please also mention their age if anyone under 18 is traveling with you)
  3. Which city you want to go to
  4. How much you want to spend per night (post-discount) for the hotel
  5. Whether you will need transportation, and if so, from where you will be coming and whether you prefer taking the airplane or the shinkansen
  6. If you want to book a tour as well, please tell us which tour you would like to book
  7. If you want to book an Enjoy Kyoto Package Deal, please tell us that you want to book this
  8. Additional requests (if any)

Please click here to make an inquiry.

Our Enjoy Kyoto Package Deal

If you are going for the full experience, why not book our Enjoy Kyoto Package Deal? Where you would normally already pay at least 30.000 yen just for a private guide, you will get a whole lot more bang for your yen out of this deal! The prices below are the lowest prices available for groups of 2, but you can also make use of the deal if you travel solo or if you come with 3 or more people. Please click here for a personalized quote.

Enjoy Kyoto Package 1 (1n/2d)

Day 1: take the shinkansen to Kyoto, spend the rest of the day and evening at your leisure.

Day 2: your guide will pick you up in your hotel in the morning for an 8-hour private walking tour in Kyoto. Your guide will propose an itinerary for the day that can be adjusted on the spot to include what you want to see. All our guides are true experts of their cities, so whether you want to see all the highlights or prefer to go off the beaten tracks, it is all possible! The guide can give you a great recommendation for your dinner that evening. You will take the shinkansen back in the evening.

Price from Tokyo (based on 2 persons): 54.000 yen per person -> from 35.100 yen per person (includes 10% sales tax)

Price from Fukuoka (based on 2 persons): 58.900 yen per person -> from 38.280 yen per person (includes 10% sales tax)

Included

  • return trip shinkansen Tokyo <-> Kyoto or return trip shinkansen Fukuoka <-> Kyoto
  • 1 night in Daiwa Roynett Hotel Kyoto Hachijo (or similar)
  • 1x breakfast
  • Go To Travel voucher worth 8000 yen per person (9000 yen for Fukuoka)
  • 1x 8-hour private custom tour in Kyoto with an expert guide (including the travel expenses and lunch reimbursement of the guide)

Excluded

  • your own travel expenses during the free day and during the tour (around 500 yen per person per day)
  • your own and the guide’s entrance fees if any (this is done to keep flexibility in the schedule)
  • your own lunch expenses (can be paid for with Go To Travel voucher)
  • dinner (can be paid for with Go To Travel voucher)

Enjoy Kyoto Package 2 (2n/3d)

Day 1: take the shinkansen to Kyoto, spend the rest of the day and evening at your leisure.

Day 2: your guide will pick you up in your hotel in the morning for an 8-hour private walking tour in Kyoto. Your guide will propose an itinerary for the day that can be adjusted on the spot to include what you want to see. All our guides are true experts of their cities, so whether you want to see all the highlights or prefer to go off the beaten tracks, it is all possible! The guide can give you a great recommendation for your dinner that evening and help you with reservations.

Day 3: spend the day at your leisure while you leave your baggage in the hotel. You will take the shinkansen back in the evening.

Price from Tokyo (based on 2 persons): 59.000 yen per person -> from 38.350 yen per person (includes 10% sales tax)

Price from Fukuoka (based on 2 persons): 65.150 yen per person -> from 42.350 yen per person (includes 10% sales tax)

Included

  • return trip shinkansen Tokyo <-> Kyoto or return trip shinkansen Fukuoka <-> Kyoto
  • 2 nights in Daiwa Roynett Hotel Kyoto Hachijo (or similar)
  • 2x breakfast
  • Go To Travel voucher worth 9000 yen per person (10.000 yen for Fukuoka)
  • 1x 8-hour private custom tour in Kyoto with an expert guide (including the travel expenses and lunch reimbursement of the guide)

Excluded

  • your own travel expenses during the free day and during the tour (around 500 yen per person per day)
  • your own and the guide’s entrance fees if any (this is done to keep flexibility in the schedule)
  • your own lunch expenses (can be paid for with Go To Travel voucher)
  • dinner (can be paid for with Go To Travel voucher)

Of course, if you would like to book additional nights or if you want to leave from a different city than Tokyo or Fukuoka, that is also possible with the Go To Travel discount. Just ask us for a quote for your specific situation.

Private Day Tours in Kyoto and Nara

If you don’t need transportation making the Enjoy Kyoto Package Deal obsolete for you, you can still book our private day tours with the Go To Travel discount if you book your hotel stay through us. Doing a private guided tour in Kyoto or Nara is always great fun and very educational. Supplying great guides is one of our fortes, so we recommend spending a day with one of our guides to those who book a hotel stay through us, but of course, booking a private tour is also an option for locals. Tours are always flexible, and itineraries can be adjusted at your request in consultation with the guide.

We offer three different day tours in Kyoto and Nara; an 8-hour highlight walking tour, an 8-hour custom walking tour, and a 7-hour bicycle tour. Traveling during these special times also means that the best guides are available and you will get the full, unhurried experience. Besides, our prices are fair and at the lower end of the market for private tours. Please see below for what we can offer you in terms of private tours.


8-hour Kyoto or Nara Highlight Private Walking Tour

If you come to Kyoto or Nara for the first time or simply didn’t have the chance to see the city’s best highlights yet, this is the tour for you. An experienced local guide will take you on an educational and fun walk through Kyoto’s or Nara’s most wonderful sights; the Golden Pavillion, Ryoanji, Yasaka Shrine, Kiyomizudera, Higashiyama, and Fushimi Inari in Kyoto and all the interesting sights in Nara Park including Todaiji, Isuien Garden, and Naramachi in Nara. You will be regaled with stories about the city’s history, fun tales about the areas, and obscure facts. Plus, you can ask all questions you always wanted to ask about any subject relating to Kyoto and Nara, and have lunch in a locally endorsed great restaurant.

Price for an 8-hour private walking tour: 33.000 yen (this includes 10% sales tax)

This is the total price for a group of 1-6 persons BEFORE the Go To Travel discount is applied. Please inquire for a quote if your group is larger.

The price is inclusive of the guide’s travel expenses, the guide’s entrance fees, and the guide’s lunch reimbursement. All prices are exclusive of your travel expenses (around 500 yen during the tour), your entrance fees (around 1500 yen per person), and your lunch. Public transportation is used during the tour. If you are booking a hotel through us, you will get Go To Travel vouchers that you can use towards your lunch expenses. 

Please click here to make an inquiry. Please let us know which tour you are interested in, the number of people you will be coming with, your desired tour date, and any special requests. Tour reservations are only final after your reconfirmation, and cancellation is flexible until a week before your departure.


8-hour Kyoto Custom Private Walking Tour

This one is for those who are already familiar with Kyoto’s highlights and/or want something a little bit different. The local expert guide who will be assigned to you will work with you to create the perfect itinerary to fit your interests. Also if you have no idea what you want to see, except for knowing that you want to go where not all tourists go, this is the perfect opportunity to do just that as your guide will propose to you an itinerary that they know has made former customers happy.

Price for an 8-hour private walking tour: 36.300 yen (this includes 10% sales tax)

This is the total price for a group of 1-6 persons BEFORE the Go To Travel discount is applied. Please inquire for a quote if your group is larger. Please inquire for a quote if your group is larger.

The price is inclusive of the guide’s travel expenses, the guide’s entrance fees, and the guide’s lunch reimbursement. All prices are exclusive of your travel expenses (around 700 yen during the tour), your entrance fees (variable, usually between 1000-2000 yen), and your lunch. Public transportation is used during the tour. If you are booking a hotel through us, you will get Go To Travel vouchers that you can use towards your lunch expenses. 

Please click here to make an inquiry. Please let us know which tour you are interested in, the number of people you will be coming with, your desired tour date, and any special requests. Tour reservations are only final after your reconfirmation, and cancellation is flexible until a week before your departure.


7-Hour Kyoto Private Bicycle Tour

If you want to see the city in a different way, why not opt for a private bicycle tour? Your guide will take you on a cycling trip of around 20 km through Kyoto’s nicest areas and a few of the highlights. You can choose between an eastern, central, or western route.

Price for a 7-hour private bicycle tour: 33.000 yen (this includes 10% sales tax)

This is the total price for a group of 1-5 persons BEFORE the Go To Travel discount is applied. Please inquire for a quote if your group is larger. Please inquire for a quote if your group is larger.

The price is inclusive of the guide’s travel expenses, the guide’s bicycle usage, and the guide’s lunch reimbursement. All prices are exclusive of your travel expenses to get to and from the start/finish point of the tour, (electric) bicycle rental of around 1500 yen per person, and your lunch. If you are booking a hotel through us, you will get Go To Travel vouchers that you can use towards your lunch expenses. 

Please click here to make an inquiry. Please let us know which tour you are interested in, the number of people you will be coming with, your desired tour date, and any special requests. Tour reservations are only final after your reconfirmation, and cancellation is flexible until a week before your departure.

Your Japan Tour

As seasoned Japan experts, we can help you create your perfect Japan tour while making optimal use of the Go To Travel discount system. Contact us to start planning your unforgettable holiday to this fascinating country full of once-in-a-lifetime experiences, culture, history, nature, and delicious food!

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