Autumn Mountains and Lakeside Photo Tour

Escape the crowds in this special photography 5-day tour focusing on Kyoto’s remote mountain temples and Lake Biwa.

Autumn Golden Temples Photo Tour

We begin this 5-day photography marathon with a tour of northwestern Kyoto’s lesser-known yet old and beautiful temples,

Autumn in Kyoto Photo Tour

We begin with a tour of northwestern Kyoto’s lesser-known yet old and beautiful temples, and finish the day

Ancient Nara in Autumn

Make friends with wild deer in Japan’s first permanent capital city, ancient and tranquil Nara! We begin by

Himeji-Kobe Tour

Take the super-fast bullet train to Himeji to see two of Japan’s favorite filming locations, Himeji Castle and

Photo Sessions

Dress up in elegant kimono or yukata and save your precious memories of a lifetime on this bucket-list

Osaka, Japan’s Kitchen Tour

Treat your tastebuds and tummy to the best foodie destination in Japan, Osaka! In a tour that’s all

Higashiyama Photographer + Family Tour

I’ll meet up with you early morning for a sunrise shoot along the Kamo River, from where we’ll

Gion Photographer + Family Tour

I’ll meet up with you early morning for a photowalk through the byways of Gion before the tourist

West Kyoto Photographer + Family Tour

We begin this tour together early in the morning to enter Kinkakuji when it opens, to beat the

South Kyoto Photographer + Family Tour

I’ll meet up with you early morning to take you to Tofukuji, considered the best temple in South

Higashiyama Byways

Join us for a relaxing walk through Kyoto’s quiet Sakyo ward, starting with the understated elegance of Ginkakuji.

Autumn Gems North Kyoto

Join us for the Holy Grail of momijigari, autumn color hunting at a secret temple in a far

Classic Views of Omi

The beautiful landscapes around Lake Biwa have always been a favorite theme for ukiyoe artists like Hiroshige. Join

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Castles and Canals of Omi

Join us for a trip to Hikone Castle, one of Japan’s last twelve original-structure castles and its elegant

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Temples of the Warrior Monks

Join us for a trip into Kyoto’s past as we visit the mountain fortress-temples of the fierce sohei,

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Floating Temples of Lake Biwa

Everyone knows of the floating torii in Miyajima, but did you know Lake Biwa also has one? Join

Gion Enchanted Evening

Do you love sunsets and the magic of night lights? Join us for an afternoon to evening walk

Kyoto Epic Autumn

Have an epic experience of autumn with this tour of secret temples ending in a soak at a

Arashiyama Byways

Escape the crowds in Arashiyama, Kyoto’s second most popular district after Gion, in this classified tour! We’ll take

Takao Mountain Hike

Do you love walking in the mountains? Join us for an easy hike in Takao, a mountain village

Kyoto Ikebana Experience

Try your hands at ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arrangement, under a Japanese master! We begin by

Sweet Sweet Kyoto!

Are you templed-out, love coffee and chocolates, or have a sweet tooth? This foodie tour is for you!

Kyoto Culinary Tour

This hands-on tour for foodies begins with an exploration of the Takashimaya depachika, a Disneyland for lovers of

Autumn Gems South Kyoto

Join us for an early morning visit to Tofukuji, the best temple for autumn leaves in South Kyoto,

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Great Art of Kyoto

Do you love Japanese art? Our Great Art of Kyoto tour takes you to see some of Kyoto’s

World of the Samurai

Trace the history of the samurai in Kyoto from the Age of War to their turbulent last days

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Samurai Strongholds

In this tour we’ll visit the castle of famous Sengoku era general Ii Naomasa, one of Tokugawa Ieyasu’s

Samurai Heroes

In this tour we trace the careers of three great samurai heroes associated with Kyoto. We begin with

Zen Experience

Renew your spirits with a unique 3-days/2-nights Zen tour designed to restore mindfulness and tranquility to your life.

Zen Experience for Women

Renew your spirits with a unique 3-days/2-nights Zen tour designed to restore mindfulness and tranquility to your life.

Kyoto Tea Ceremony

Savor the grace of a traditional  tea ceremony and learn more about the art with a tea master

Uji Matcha and Kyoyaki Ceramics Tour

Indulge your senses in the elegance of Japanese culture with this tour exploring the worlds of ancient Buddhist ...

Ohayo Walk: Shinnyodo and Nanzenji

Enjoy the crisp morning air of Kyoto before the crowds come in! Join us on a walk to ...

Ohayo Walk: Philosopher’s Path

Enjoy a quiet early morning stroll before Kyoto wakes up! We'll start the tour with walk up the ...

Ohayo Walks: Kamo Shrines

Enjoy the crisp morning air of Kyoto beside the picturesque Kamo River on this early morning exploration of ...

Arashiyama Adventure

Enjoy the autumn colors in one of Kyoto's most photogenic spots, the mountains of Arashiyama! This fun-filled two-day ...

Gorgeous Gardens of Kyoto

See why Kyoto is really the place to go to if you love gardens! Immerse yourself in the ...