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Kyoto Extension

  • Duration
    4 days
  • Tour Type
    Tour Extension
  • Tour Style
    Classic
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Add some extra touring to your holiday and discover Japan's spiritual heart. Admire the stunning vermillion torii gates at Fushimi Inari Shrine and stroll along the delightful Philosopher's Path.

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    X A reasonable level of fitness is required and you should expect to be on your feet for much of the day. You’ll be getting on and off coaches, trains or boats and walking around the sights, often including steps, plus occasional longer walks. Download the detailed tour dossier for details of your chosen tour. Learn More
    Walking, some steps and time on your feet
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Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Arrive Kyoto
    Day 1 Arrive Kyoto

    Arrive in Japan's ancient capital and make your own way to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.

  • Day 2
    Kyoto
    Day 2 Kyoto

    Explore the former imperial capital with a knowledgable local guide using public transportation. Start at either the magnificent Fushimi Inari Shrine or the Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum. Visit the unique Sanjusangendo Temple, the beautiful temples of Kodaji and Kenninji before strolling down the streets of Gion, Kyoto's famous geisha district. Stop at Gion Corner, a showcase for the seven professional performance arts. (B)

  • Day 3
    Kyoto
    Day 3 Kyoto

    Meet your guide in the hotel lobby and use public transportation to reach Nijo, an ornamental castle built as the Kyoto residence of the Tokugawa shoguns. Continue to Heian shrine, famous for its huge vermillion torii gate. In the afternoon, visit Eikando Temple before continuing to Ginkakuji and the Philosopher's Path, a pleasant walk along a stone path which follows a canal lined by hundreds of cherry trees. (B)

  • Day 4
    Depart Kyoto
    Day 4 Depart Kyoto

    Your day is at leisure until the time comes to make your way to the airport independently for your onward journey. (B)

City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
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  • 6°c
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  • 9°c
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  • 14°c
  • 116mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
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  • 19°c
  • 161mm
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  • 23°c
  • 214mm
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  • 27°c
  • 220mm
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  • 29°c
  • 132mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
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  • 25°c
  • 176mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kyoto
  • 18°c
  • 121mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kyoto
  • 12°c
  • 71mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kyoto
  • 7°c
  • 48mm
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Kyoto Extension map

Places Visited: Kyoto (3N)

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Departures for Solo travellers only are available for this tour on selected dates.
In addition to being for solos only these departures feature smaller group sizes, free airport lounge access and complimentary cocktails on arrival.

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There are no dedicated Solo departures for this year. You can enjoy any of our tours with no Single Supplement on our Happy to Share option or explore the solo departures in other years.

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