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Kyoto Food & Culture Half-day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide provided by Japan Guide Agency

Kyoto Food & Culture Half-day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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Overview
This is THE tour to get a local's experience of Kyoto’s best street food and culture! Our nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual guides can help you efficiently enjoy a one-day tour of Kyoto. Meet your guide at your hotel to start your day, then begin the tour with a possible trip to the 400m long Nishiki Market, nicknamed “Kyoto’s Kitchen”, where over 130 food shops and stalls beckon your taste buds. Learn about Kyoto's food culture and history through the variety of unique dishes and goods available. Give your appetite a break at the nearby Gion district, famous as the geisha district of Kyoto. Your guide will introduce you to the history and culture of geisha—from their kimonos and hairstyles to the rules and rituals of their daily lives. Our guides will customize a four-hour tour in detail according to your interests. We want to arrange a tour that’s best for you! Note*:The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government.
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  • 1
    Nishiki Market Shopping District
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 2
    Nishiki Tenmangu
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 3
    Gion
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 4
    The Site of Kitaza
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 5
    Pontocho
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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Important Information
Duration
4h
Inclusions
  • Free Photos
  • Hotel Pick up and Drop-off
  • Licensed Local Guide
  • Sample range of Japanese food as you go: Japanese omelette, fried fish cake, fresh tuna, Dashi
Exclusions
  • Other personal expenses
  • Lunch - Lunch (for yourself and your guide)
  • Entrance fee (for yourself)
  • Transportation fee (for yourself and your guide)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Stroller accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Japanese
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