This program combines a brief Japanese lesson and the walking tour with volunteers who love Kyoto.
Are you really satisfied with your holidays in Japan and Kyoto?
Have you had a chance to communicate with Japanese people?
Why don’t you enjoy real experience your iPhone cannot tell you?
We would offer flexible tours to meet your wishes and conditions.
You can enjoy Kyoto even if it’s rainy or hot and you are with babies and children.
You will get not only a view of Japanese daily life,
but also an insight into traditional and cultural lives in Kyoto.
Every Wednesday (10:00a.m.-16:00p.m.)
Fee : 2,000yen/person
Maximum number of participants: 5 or 6 persons.
Japanese Lesson （10:30a.m. – 11:30a.m.）
Our practical lesson on some basic Japanese expressions, including some local dialects,
will help you in a restaurant, in a shop , and on streets. Soon you can enjoy direct contact
with the locals and have an even more exciting stay in Japan.
Walking Tour with Volunteer Guides （12:00p.m. – 16:00p.m.）
What would you like to do in Kyoto?
Where would you like to visit?
We have a wide variety of recommendations.
You will find several choices we can offer according to your interests.
Let us show you around fascinating and living places in Kyoto that only local people can introduce.
Let’s gain a deep insight into the history, culture and religion of the old capital city and feel a touch of our daily life.
Enjoy our private-like tours and have unique happy memories!!
＊Stroll (the Popular Areas & off the Beaten Track)
There are unlimited attractive spots in Kyoto. Some of them are very famous and popular among foreigners. If you prefer to see places that wouldn’t be in a guide book, we’ll show you around local and peaceful areas. During the stroll, we would give you the better picture about the history and religion of the old capital city and also cultural daily lives in Kyoto.
＊Traditional Culture & Daily Life in Kyoto
A home visit will give you not only a view of Japanese daily life, but also a feel for traditional and cultural lives. Take the opportunity to see a real Samurai sword, try on an authentic Kimono and enjoy a Japanese tea ceremony in proper manners. You can also visit old Machiya townhouses where you can gain an understanding of the traditional lives in Kyoto.