Experiential Tours: Exclusive Kyoto

July 28, 2016  By FGL Editorial Board

FGL Experiential Tours Exclusive Kyoto

Ideal For…

This tour is perfect for those looking to  learn about Kyoto food culture and enjoy Kyoto traditional cuisine.


Day 1:

10:30                     Depart from Kyoto JR station


11:00-12:00        Nijo Castle Private Tour


12:30-13:10         Lunch at Isobe Restaurant


13:20 -13:50        Kenninji Temple Private Tour


14:00 -15:00        Experience private Zen meditation at Kodaiji Temple Senshinryo


15:05-16:40          Kodaiji Temple exclusive private Tour


16:50-17:00         Kodaiji Sho Museum private Tour


17:10-18:10          Experience an exclusive private tea ceremony – Buke Sado – as it was performed within Samurai households


18:30 -19:30        Traditional Japanese Dinner at the Senshinryō of Kodaiji Temple


19:30 –                   Return to Hotel

Day 2:

8:00                         Exclusive private Tour of Mitera – Sennyuji Temple Honbo ( living quarters of the chief priest )


8:20-9:00              Experience a Shojin – Buddhist vegetarian breakfast – at Myo-Oden in Honbo



9:10-9:30                Exclusive private Tour of Mirera-Sennyuji Temple Buddhist Sanctum and meet Yang Guifei: the Goddess of Mercy


9:40-10:00             Enjoy an exclusive private tea ceremony at Unryu-in (branch of Mitera Senyuji Temple )


10:00-10:30           Experience an exclusive Sutra hand writing session (Shakyo practice) at Unryu-In

About this tour

Number of Participants

Minimum 1, maximum 8


Times Available

Monday through  Friday


Languages Available

English or Japanese

Tour Video

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What is Shojin-Ryori?:




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