Kyoto Temples Walking Tour

Explore the historical and unique temples in Kyoto on this walking day tour!
Kyoto Temples Walking Tour (Private Day Tour)
​Join our team for this active private guided walking day tour in Kyoto, visit to five historical temples in the area, widen your knowledge about local culture & historty and more!

950 CNY
​per adult
*based upon 8 pax private tour

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Tour Highlights:

  • ​Visit Tenjuan-ji Temple to see the lovely Japanese gardens;
  • Stopover and visit the magnificent Suirakaku Water Bridge;
  • ​Discover the 700-years-old Nanzen-ji Temple;
  • Explore Eikando Temple – one of the most popular attractions to view the red maple in Autumn;
  • Visit Honen-In Temple and Ginkaku-ji Temple;
  • Widen your knowledge about Higashiyama Culture;

Tour Itinerary:

All times outlined below are approximates as the tour is a private tour, time is flexible & subject to change

08:00 am

  • Meet at your Kyoto Hotel
  • Travel to Tenjuan-ji Temple by public transportation – cost NOT included

08:30 am

  • ​Arrive at Tenjuan-ji Temple
  • Explore Tenjuan-ji Temple – a lovely temple with two different but beautiful gardens

9:10 am

  • Visit the magnificent Suirokaku Water Bridge

9:50 am

  • Discover Nanzen-ji Temple – Buddist temple with a Zen garden which was established by Emperor Kameyama in 1291

10:50 am

  • Visit Eikando Temple – the leading temple for the Seizan branch of Japan’s Jodo-shu Buddhist sect, it is also a popular site for appreciating the red maple leaves in Autumn

11:50 am (approx.)

  • Lunch Break – lunch NOT included

12:40 pm

  • Walk to Honen-in Temple
  • Visit Honen-in Temple

​1:50 pm

  • Visit Ginkaku-ji Temple – offically called Jishō-ji, it is a Zen temple in Kyoto, which is also one of the representatives of the Higashiyama Culture of the Muromachi period

2:30 pm

  • Return to your Kyoto Hotel by public transportation – cost NOT included/​END OF TOUR


Legend of the Li Tour Pricing
(Private Day Tour)

1 x Person = 2,660 CNY per person 

2 x Person = 1,620  CNY perperson 

3 x Person = 1,275  CNY per person 

4 x Person = 1,120  CNY per person 

5 x Person = 1,020  CNY per person 

6 x Person = 990 CNY per person
7 x Person = 960  CNY per person 
8 x Person = 950  CNY per person 


Please note, if you have a larger group visiting, please contact us to inquire about corresponding pricing.

Tour Inclusion:

The above Kyoto Temple Walking Private Day Tour includes the following :

Tour Guiding Fees: 

  • Professional (Fully-licensed) English speaking tour guide;

Tour Exclusions:

The above  Kyoto Temple Walking Private Day Tour excludes the following :


  • No meals are included but our guide will assist you with options during the tour;
Please note, we would suggest you have a large breakfast as this is an active full day tour
  • Please note, we don’t require ‘x’ amount to be paid by clients on a daily basis to tour guide/driver or force tipping. However, gratuities are greatly appreciated at the conclusion of tour by guide/driver only if service is excellent.


  • Accommodation, flights, travel insurance and any other person expenses during tour;

Detailed Tour Itinerary:

Meet your tour guide in the morning and travel to Yangshuo, which is approximately 1.5 x hours drive south of Guilin. Depending upon the date of your tour, visit and experience a traditional rural market away from tourists and outsiders. These markets are held on specific dates (Putao Market Day – dates ending in 2, 5 or 8 or Baisha Market Day – all dates each month ending in 1, 4 or 7). If you’re visiting on a day where the Rural Market isn’t available, Yulong Valley cycling/walking is an alternative option (or if you’d prefer this instead).

Thereafter, visit one of the most spectacular views overlooking the Li River – Xianggong Hill. Xianggong Hill overlooks the river and karst scenery.

During the afternoon, board your own Private Raft and experience a shortened Li River Cruise along what is considered to be the most beautiful section of the Li River.


The cruise departs from Xingping Pier and travels up to the Nine Horse Fresco Hill Gorge During your time on the Li River, a Cormorant Fisherman will join you to provide a private demonstration of this traditional Chinese fishing practice.

Following disembarking from the cruise, transfer to West Street for dinner at one of the many different restaurants available (not included in pricing). In the evening, watch the famous Impression 3rd Sister Liu Show held on the banks of the Li River from your VIP B1 Seats.

This show is a grand performance featuring over 700 actors and actresses and was directed by Zhang Yi Mou – the director and choreographer of the opening ceremony at the Beijing Olympics in 2008. The tour will conclude upon returning to your hotel in Guilin (at approximately 10:30 pm) or Yangshuo (at approximately 9:30 pm). END OF TOUR.

No Forced Shopping. No ’empty’ days. No up-selling. No hidden costs.