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Kyoto Gardens and Culture City Stay

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Explore the cultural capital, Kyoto with your Botanical Guide on this 3 day Kyoto Extension. View complete itinerary

Trip code: BTKYO3
Duration: 3 days
Accommodation: Hotels offering superior comfort
Journey: Kyoto Return
Meals included: 3


Day 1. Arrive Kyoto

Depart Osaka Kansai International Airport at 10:30am or the Okura Hotel at 11:00am to visit Nanzenji Temple with its stunning rock gardens. Later enjoy an enthralling tour of the Gion District – where the world-famous Geisha reside. This evening, enjoy a Welcome inner where you’ll get to know your fellow Botanica travellers.
Stay: Two Nights, Kyoto, Okura Hotel or similar
  • Daily Meals Included:
  • • Dinner

Day 2. Western Kyoto Gardens

Visit the beautiful Western Kyoto gardens, including Kinkakuji, a fine example of Muromachi period garden design; and the rock garden masterpiece, Ryoanji. Later take a stroll around the famous Arashiyama Bamboo Grove. Choose to visit a special garden here with your Botanical Guide or enjoy a spot of shopping.
  • Daily Meals Included:
  • • Breakfast

Day 3. Depart Kyoto

Your tour concludes after breakfast this morning.
  • Daily Meals Included:
  • • Breakfast

Trip Highlights

  • Explore the majestic Western Kyoto Gardens including Kinkakuji and Ryoanji
  • Stroll around the famous Arashiyama Bamboo Grove
  • Visit the Gion District


Included Experiences

  • 3 Meals – 2 Breakfasts and 1 Dinner

Additional Information

Fitness Level

  • High - Pace moves quickly with long days, multiple one and two-night stays as well as unexpected cultural challenges. A very good degree of mobility is required.

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Prices are for land only. Flights not included

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