07:50 - 08:45 Depart from Hotel in Kyoto City
All transportation on the tour will be by bus.
Remarks: In some cases participants will be picked up by taxi and taken to the bus terminal to transfer to the tour bus.
Nijo Castle (50 min)
A UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tour the historical castle completed in 1626, which was built to provide lodging for Tokugawa Shogun and as a palladium for Kyoto Imperial Palace.
Kinkaku-ji Temple (45 min)
Visit this World Heritage Site, also known as the Golden Pavilion. The wooden architecture is covered in thin layers of pure gold and is surrounded by a beautiful lake.
Kyoto Imperial Palace (from Mondays to Fridays) (40 min)
The Kyoto Imperial Palace is the former ruling palace of the Emperor of Japan and served as residence since 1869.
Remarks: Kitano Tenmangu Shrine is visited as a substitute when Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed
Kitano Tenmangu Shrine (Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays) (40 min)
This shrine's main hall is a designated national treasure and is famous for housing the God of scholarship. The shrine is especially great to see during the plum blossom and autumn leaf seasons.
Lunch (Japanese/Western Buffet Style Lunch) (50 min)
Fushimi Inari Shrine (30 min)
Sanjusangen-do Hall (30min.)
Kiyomizudera Temple (70min.)
Transfer to Tokyo by train
20:00 - 21:30 Hotel in Tokyo