Kyoto Post-Summit Tour

Continue networking with Summit Participants for
3 days & 2 nights
in Scenic Kyoto
from May 14-16

See Japan’s Ancient Capital: Kyoto

$650 per person for Double Occupancy Room

$780 per person for Single Occupancy Room

Tour Caveat
This is a one-way tour to the ancient capital of Kyoto, given participants’ differing departure dates and extended visits to other parts of Japan.  

Return is each participant’s responsibility, whether by train or plane.  For those planning to return to Tokyo, there are discount airlines flights on Euroatlantic Airways, Vanilla Air, or Jetstar Japan that are approx. US$40 from Kansai Airport.  To book these flights, visit 

You may also check the box on the Tour Registration Form if you would like JTB Travel Agency to assist with return flight or train to Tokyo.

To register for Post-Summit Tour,
download the Excursion Registration Form.

14 – MAY (Sunday)

Shinkansen bullet train with Mt. Fuji in the background.

  • 11 a.m. – Meet at Grand Prince New Takanawa Hotel Lobby
  • 12 noon – Shinkansen (Bullet train) from Shinagawa Station to Kyoto; Box Lunch served on the train
  • 3 p.m. – 5 p.m –  Bus tour to top Kyoto sites including Kiyomizu Temple and Fushimi Inari Shrine
  • 7 p.m. – Dinner at Nagomi Kan in historic Kyoto

Torii Gates on walking path in Fushimi Inari Shrine

15 – MAY (Monday)

Entrance to the Sodoh Higashiyama Kyoto

  • 9 a.m. – Guided morning walking tour to sights including:
    To-ji Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site; Nishi Hongwanji Temple; Shouseien Garden; Sanjusangen-do, a designated National Treasure; and Nishiki Market, a lively retail market specializing in fresh seafood, produce, knives and cookware, and is a great place to find seasonal foods and Kyoto specialties.
  • 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. –  Tour to Arashiyama, a mountainous, traditional district on the outskirts of Kyoto, well-known for its quintessential Japanese scenery
    In Arashiyama, we will have an exclusive visit to Tenryu Temple, stroll the bamboo forest, cross the famous Togetsukyo bridge, and browse the traditional shopping street

    Togetsukyo-Bridge in Arashiyama

  • 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. –  Dinner at the Sodoh Higashiyama Kyoto, Kyoto-style cuisine in a lovely garden atmosphere

16 – MAY (Tuesday)

  • 10 a.m. – Check Out of New Miyako Hotel
  • Departure from Kyoto

Kiyomizu Temple in Kyoto. Photo Credit- Sean Pavone

Accommodations provided at the New Miyako Hotel in Kyoto