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Gabriela Zuliani

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Best time to go

March - May & October - November

Time difference

GMT +8 hours

Flight duration

12 hours 30 minutes, one stop

Fly to

Tokyo or Osaka

See the many marvels of Kyoto

A holiday in Kyoto means a stay among an astonishing 1,600 Buddhist temples, 400 Shinto shrines and 17 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Our expert guides will be on hand to lead tours of Kyoto that showcases the city, grants you access to historic sites and brings Kyoto vividly to life.

During Kyoto’s time in power, temples and shrines were continuously constructed for the emperors, shoguns, geishas and monks. Kyoto thankfully escaped heavy bombing in WWII, so much of the city’s historic and cultural legacy is intact. Kyoto also offers more modern architectural marvels, like the mammoth futuristic glass edifice of Kyoto Station complex.

Kyoto is at its most atmospheric when the delicate sakura (cherry blossoms) bloom in spring. This happens in the last week of March and the first two weeks of April. This short window of opportunity makes it a very popular time to visit. Book early to see just how achingly beautiful the city becomes. Alternatively you can consider a visit in autumn (October to mid-December) when you can catch a riot of rich reds and oranges painting a magical picture.

Kyoto may be a popular destination choice, but on your bespoke holiday, we will reveal the hidden beauty to be found beyond the Kyoto’s well-trodden paths.

Asia & Indian Subcontinent team

From Tokyo's sacred shrines to the faith, colour and culture of the Indian subcontinent, our well-travelled team will craft the right itinerary for you
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