Half Day Private Tour of Kyoto and Japanese Tea Ceremony
This afternoon enjoy a half day private tour of Kyoto taking in some of the highlights providing a great introduction to this fascinating city.
On your half day tour of Kyoto you can enjoy the highlights of Kyoto with stopping first at the downtown Nishiki Market. Here you will experience the sights, smells and tastes of this fresh food market which has been operating in the same location for hundreds of years. Many vendors offer small dishes to enjoy while you appreciate the fresh seasonal ingredients available.
After enjoying the best produce that Kyoto has to offer at the market, it is time to head to Kiyomizu Temple and take in the views of the famous veranda that overlooks Kyoto city. Surrounded by maple and cherry blossom trees, a visit to Kiyomizu Temple enables you to enjoy this grand old timber building with a backdrop of colour that changes with the seasons.
After an afternoon of exploration in Kyoto it is time to wind down and enjoy a group tea ceremony at Ninenzaka. Here you can experience the beauty and grace of a traditional tea ceremony and appreciate a part of unique Japanese culture.