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Kyoto private night tour: from Gion district to old Pontocho, 4 hours

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    Pass By: Kodai-ji Temple, 526 Shimokawaramachi, Higashiyama, Kyoto 605-0825 Kyoto Prefecture

    Enjoy the sunset from Kodai-Ji

    IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

    Pass By: Pontocho, BetweenKamogawa and Kiyamachi-dori, Nakagyo, Kyoto Kyoto Prefecture

    See the picturesque streets of old Pontocho

    Pass By: Kyoto Station Building, 901 Higashishiokojicho, Shimogyo, Kyoto 600-8216 Kyoto Prefecture

    Stroll along the skyway walk atop the impressive Kyoto station

    IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

    Pass By: Gionmachi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0001 Kyoto Prefecture

    Explore the wooden alleyways of Gion

    Pass By: Kamogawa River, Kyoto Kyoto Prefecture

    Have a twilight picnic at the Kamogawa river

    IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

    Pass By: Gionmachi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0001 Kyoto Prefecture

    Explore the historic geisha district with a local for a culturally immersive experience

    Pass By: Shinbashi Dori, Gion, Higashiyama, Kyoto Kyoto Prefecture

    Here extravagant restaurants and hostess clubs keep the wealthy amused. Stop by if you wish!

    Pass By: Gion Corner, 570-2 Gionmachi Minamigawa, Higashiyama-ku Yasaka Hall, Kyoto 605-0074 Kyoto Prefecture

    If this is your thing, watch a show featuring several of Kyoto’s performing arts, belt out a song at BARCODE karaoke bar, or grab a draft beer at a dimly-lit izakaya while your local insider shares the city’s secrets.

    Pass By: Hanamikoji Street, Higashiyama, Kyoto Kyoto Prefecture

    This is the main street passing straight through the centre of Gion, lined with bars, izakaya, teahouses, temples, and shrines.

    Pass By: Kiyamachi Street, Ishiyacho Zaimokucho, Nakagyo, Kyoto 604-8002 Kyoto Prefecture

    Very pretty and serene during any season. Lots of bars and food places here.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Kyoto, Japan

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Once you have booked your experience, we will be in touch in order to finalise the meeting point details with you. We can arrange pick up from hotels and other locations in the area. Your meeting point must be confirmed and agreed by the experience planners in advance. This is a walking experience, so your host will meet you on foot.
    Departure Time
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods.

    4/24/2018 - 3/14/2019Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 08:00 PM

    3/15/2019 - 4/15/2019Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 08:00 PM

    4/16/2019 - 3/14/2020Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 08:00 PM

    3/15/2020 - 4/15/2020Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 08:00 PM

    4/16/2020 - 3/14/2021Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 08:00 PM

    3/15/2021 - 4/15/2021Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Private and personalized experience
    • 4 hours with a host
    • Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options)
    • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central location)
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Tickets to any attractions
    • Transportation costs
    • Gratuities (optional)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • We’ll be in touch within 24 hours after booking to find out more about your personality, tastes and interests so we can assign a like-minded Local who can create a bespoke experience for you.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Haruka is a very pleasant young man who is relaxed and eager to hear what his clients wish to visit. A good introduction to the city and its social activities.
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    We greatly enjoyed the Night in Kyoto tour with our guide Fauzi. He met us at our hotel and introduced us eagerly to numerous interesting places. We were listened to and all our questions were answered expertly. We definitely would not have been able to do this on our own. A fun
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    This was one of the best trips I have done. The walk around Gion itself is awe-inspiring whilst our guide was 1st class in terms of knowledge, explanation & interest. It is a must-do event for everyone.
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    This tour was a lot of fun and my guide Taibi did a great job in making me feel like a local. I was shown many great places that would be easy to overlook otherwise.
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    Thoroughly enjoyed our night time walk through Kyoto. Our guide Airi was helpful and informative and found a great little restaurant with views over the river. Definitely worth the money!
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    Response from Nick W, Owner at Kyoto private night tour: from Gion district to old Pontocho, 4 hours
    Responded 13 Jun 2018
    Hi Liz, Great to hear you had a good time with Airi and you enjoyed Kyoto by night. Looking forward to hosting you again soon! Nick - CEO
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    About the operator
    By: City Unscripted Kyoto
    48 reviews
    Sightseer305782
    Mercer Island, Washington
    10
    Private four hour tour
    Vanessa was a great tour guide! She connected with us before our tour to make sure we had a good plan, was prompt
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    Laura T
    Brisbane, Australia
    4734
    Enjoyable afternoon with Hisano!
    We were very fortunate to have Hisano guide us around from Nishiki Market to Fushimi Inari shrine and Gion.
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    Ada G
    40
    Tanya is Wonderful
    We enjoyed very much our full - day in Kyoto, Japan, with Tanya. She is very knowledgable and responsive. Thank
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    MaxM931
    Hamburg, Germany
    11091
    Recommendation
    Good Investment of time and money. Kokoro knows a lot about places, history and culture. I would suggest to book
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    FrequentFlier301822
    Al-Rayyan, Qatar
    50
    City Unscripted Kyoto
    Brilliant and insightful experience. Juraj our guide was excellent and tailored our activity to met all our needs.
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    Volley153
    10
    Had a great tour!
    Had an amazing tour! Went to many different hobby and anime stores as requested and even got recommendations on
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    scotthamil2n
    Melbourne, Australia
    94
    A thorough immersion into Kyoto
    We asked Taibi to cover as much ground as possible in the day and he met the brief really well. A great immersion
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    caryl1987
    Brisbane, Australia
    2820
    So much fun!
    Justin was such a fun tour guide. My partner is a bit shy but he pulled him right out of that and had him drinking
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    Tess10suzu
    Kuching, Malaysia
    10
    Fushimi Inari Taisha, Kiyomizu-dera & Gion
    We had a really good time visiting the three places in Kyoto. Eko Heru was friendly and knowledgeable, and he
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    chanleo823
    Hong Kong, China
    20
    Eko was a treat to be with
    Eko tailored an itinerary that quite closely matched with what we wanted to see. He was great at sharing his
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    FE123456
    Texas
    23070
    Nice guide, custom tour
    It was great to have a custom tour of Tokyo. Our guide was Justus. He's a nice guy. I don't think he speaks a lot
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    evieb935
    Sacramento, California
    3917
    Wonderful time
    My guide was Haruka , he is a polite young man with very good communication skills.This is a highly recommended
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    gerry_barnett
    London
    111
    Fantastic experience and wonderful memories.
    We were delighted to have Saki as our guide and host in Kyoto. She really gave us a wonderful itinerary and tour
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    John A
    113
    Intereting tour
    Saw some interesting temples at night. Nice to see them lit up. Trip through the giesha district was not very
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    britabroad_10
    sydney
    2116
    Juraj - probably the best tour guide ever !
    We had a half day tour of Kyoto with ‘Yuri’. It’s probably the best walking tour we ve ever had. He s passionate
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