Kyoto City Budget Day Tour Itinerary #5

Here's the fifth budget day tour itinerary for Kyoto City. This itinerary is designed to maximize a day in Kyoto City using the Kyoto City Bus One-Day Pass while riding only Bus #100. If you missed the other itineraries, you might want to check them out too.

Kyoto City Budget Day Tour Itinerary #5

Disclaimer:

1. Transportation from your accommodation going to Kyoto Station is not included in this itinerary.
2. The itineraries would always start in Kyoto Station and end in Kyoto Station.
3. The accommodation budget is also not included.
4. The itineraries start at 8:30AM as most destinations open at 9AM. 
5. The exploration time in a place is pegged at an hour per destination. However, you may opt to cut it shorter or stay longer. 
6. It is also assumed that you are traveling light.

Kyoto City Budget Day Tour Itinerary #5

Bus #100 Tour

 

8:30-8:35AM

Arrival at Kyoto Station.

Exit at the Karasuma Side of the station. For those who are unfamiliar with Kyoto Station, this side is the one facing the Kyoto Tower. 

Head to the bus terminal and avail of the Kyoto City Bus One-Day Pass at the automatic ticket dispensing machine.

Kyoto City Bus One-Day Pass price: 600 yen

Read more about the Kyoto City Bus One-Day Pass.

8:35 AM

 

Board Bus #100 and board down at Gojozaka bus stop

Travel time: 20-25 minutes

8:55AM

 

Walk from Gojozaka to Kiyomizudera 

Travel Time: 16-20 minutes

9:15 -10:15 AM

Explore Kiyomizudera

Admission Fee: 400 yen

Read more about  Kiyomizudera

 

10:15 AM

 

Walk from the Kiyomizudera to Kiyomizu-michi bus stop.

Travel time: 12 – 15 minutes

 

10:30AM

 

Board Bus #100 and board down at Gion bus stop

Travel time: 7-10 minutes

 

10:40AM

 

Walk from Gion bus stop to Yasaka Jinja Shrine

Travel time: 3-5 minutes

 

10:45- 11:30AM

 

Explore Yasaka Jinja Shrine

Admission Fee: FREE

Read more about Yasaka Jinja Shrine

11:31AM

 

Walk from Yasaka Jinja Shrine to the nearby Maruyama Park

Travel Time: 1-2 minutes

11:32 – 12NN

Explore Maruyama Park

Admission Fees: FREE

Read more about  Maruyama Park

12 – 1PM

 

LUNCH at any of the nearby restaurants or convenience store.

1PM

Walk back to Gion bus stop

Travel time: 5 minutes

1:05PM

Board Bus #100 to Okazaki Koen bus stop

Travel time: 11-15 minutes

1:20PM

Walk from Okazaki Koen bus stop to Heian Shrine

Travel time: 1-2 minutes

1:21 - 2:20PM

Explore Heian Shrine

Admission Fee: FREE / 600 yen for the garden area

Read more about Heian Shrine

 

2:21PM

Walk back to Okazaki Koen bus stop

Travel time: 1 -2 minutes

2:22PM

 

Board Bus #100 to Higashitennocho bus stop

Travel time: 8-10 minutes

 

 

2:30PM

Walk from Higashitennocho bus stop to Okazaki Shrine 

Travel time: 2-3 minutes

2:30 - 3PM

Explore Okazaki Shrine

Admission Fee: FREE

Read more about Okazaki Shrine

3 PM

 

Walk back to Higashitennocho bus stop

Travel time: 2-3 minutes

 

 

3:02PM

Board Bus #100 to Ginkakuji-mae bus stop

 

Travel time: 10 -15 minutes

3:12PM

Walk back from Ginkakuji-mae bus stop to Ginkakuji

Travel time: 4-5 minutes

3:16 - 4PM

 

Explore Ginkakuji.

Admission Fee: FREE

Read more about Ginkakuji

 

4PM

Walk back to Ginkakuji-mae bus stop

Travel time: 4-5 minutes

 4:05PM

 

Board Bus #100 back to Kyoto Eke mae bus stop in Kyoto Station.

Travel time: 45 – 50 minutes

 

5:10 - 6PM

 

Explore Kyoto Station's Skywalk and Observation Deck before calling it a day.

Admission Fee: FREE

Read more about Kyoto Station

 

 

Expenses Summary:

 

Summary

 

 

Transportation Fees

 

Kyoto City Bus One-Day Pass – 600 yen

Admission Fees

 

Kiyomizudera – 400 yen

Heian Shrine garden – 600 yen

Ginkakuji – 500 yen

 

Food Expenses

 

Lunch  - _______ yen

 

Snacks and refreshments - ______ yen

 

Optional Expenses

 

Souvenirs - ________ yen

Starbucks coffee - ________ yen

 

Total Expenses

 

2100 yen + food expenses + optional expenses

 

 

Multiply the expenses to the X number of travelers.

 

 

  

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