Kyoto Gardens Tour

Japanese tradition of landscape

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Kyoto Gardens Tour with a professional gardener

Private & Customizable

Upon Request

Up to 6 persons

4-8 Hours

The gardens of Japan are worldwide renowned as being some of the most beautiful and Kyoto once the imperial capital of Japan is where the country’s finest gardens are to be found, that you will discover with this Kyoto Gardens Tour.

By joining us you will have a chance to visit and tour some of the most remarkable Japanese gardens and landscape architecture there is to see, from the zen rock garden of Ryoanji, the Unesco World Heritage Moss Garden of Saiho-ji or the peaceful trails of Kinkakuji and Ginkakuji.

With a professional gardener you can choose for example…

  • From Tenryu-ji to Kinkaku-ji Golden Pavilion
  • From bamboo to moss, Arashiyama to Saiho-ji
  • A Kyomizu-dera Pilgrimage from Nijo Castle
  • The Path Of Philosophy or “Tetsugaku-no-michi”

We can also organize a more personalized introduction to Zen gardens in the quiet and stillness of Buddhist temples, to calm your heart and erase all of the negativity from your mind.


  • Please contact us to inquire about pricing
  • + 6 guests, contact us for an estimate

Terms of payment

  • 25% deposit paid upon booking
  • Balance paid 35 days before the tour


  • Hotel or station pick up
  • English speaking local gardener
  • Your guide’s transportation
  • All temple admission tickets and transportation


  • Food and drink costs – Please pay for the guide’s lunch
  • Your transportation (~JPY1,500/day/pers.)


  • Please be reminded to wear comfortable shoes
  • This tour can also be done with private car
  • In the unplanned event of using taxis instead of public transportation, extra fees may apply

Booking request

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