Kyoto Guided Tours by Locals
Book Kyoto’s authentic small group tours by locals
Discover Tours with Fun Local Guides in Kyoto
Wondering what to do in Kyoto, Japan? Explore cool areas like Gion, Arashiyama, Pontocho and Kiyomizu with local tour guides during your Japan trip!
Kyoto Bar Hopping Nightlife Tour in Pontocho
Pub crawl through the hidden local izakaya bars & eateries in Pontocho at night#BarHopping#Food&Drink
Kyoto Night Foodie Tour
Dive into the Kyoto's food culture at hidden restaurants in Gion & Pontocho#Food&Drink
Dinner with Maiko in a Traditional Kyoto Style Restaurant Tour
Journey into mysterious world of Maiko in Gion, Kyoto#Culture
Kyoto Sake Brewery & Tasting Tour in Fushimi
Have a sake adventure: learn the history, taste many kinds, and visit Kyoto's major brewery district#Food&Drink#City Walk
Fushimi Inari Hidden Hiking Tour
Kyoto's No.1 Fushimi Inari tour, through a hidden hiking trail up the mountain.#Hiking
Kyoto Arashiyama Bamboo forest & Garden Half-Day Walking Tour
Travel deeper into Arashiyama's villa landscapes, beautiful Japanese gardens, and a bamboo forest with a local guide#City Walk#Culture
Kyoto Zen Meditation & Garden Tour at a Zen Temple with traditional Sho-jin lunch
Feeling Zen by experiencing Zazen meditation, Zen garden, and Buddhism vegan meal for lunch with a local guide#Culture
Nishiki Market Brunch Walking Food Tour
Taste Kyoto's best brunch & sampling foods at Nishiki Market#Market#Food&Drink
Kyoto Tea Ceremony & Kiyomizu-dera Temple Walking Tour
Experience a traditional tea ceremony and walk around one of the World Heritage sites in Japan's old capital#Culture
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What are people saying about our tours in Kyoto?
We had an absolute blast, only wishing we were back in kyoto. Shota showed us a lot of awesome hidden spots and share plenty of 8nsight to the drinking/bar culture of Japan 100% would recommend!
Mayu was the best. Had a terrific , informative time.. we can’t recommend it enough! Really interesting part of the city too. Just sign up…you won’t be disappointed!
I love them! Very insighful, engaging, and happy to answer all your questions. Sake tasting was great, definitely worth it. Thank You Miori & Hikaru!!
A great hike of the mountain with a lot of information about Fushimi Inari and Kyoto. The guide Naru was answering questions from the group and was helping with the photographs for the tour.
Absolute memorable day! Ken and Akina where so kind and full of knowledge of VITAL historic places...We Will remember! Great food and conversation Get on this...it's so genuine