SIGHTSEEING & TRANSFER
TOUR GUIDE CHAUFFEURS IN KYOTO
Service: Driver-Guided Private Tours of Kyoto & Kansai
Our highly trained chauffeur-guide team is devoted to make your visit memorable!
Your driver will help you creating an itinerary upon pick up that you can change any time during your tour. He/She will enter museums, sightseeing spots with you and give you recommendations for dining and shopping.
You will find your private tour the highlight of your stay as our vehicles are immaculately clean and our chauffeur-guides are simply fun to be with.
smartly dressed chauffeurs
Japanese, English, Chinese (limited), French (limited)
BUSINESS & PRIVATE TRANSFERS
We offer chauffeur services for
① business meetings, business dining, golfing, company events or family gatherings
② airport pick-up/drop-off, reception or seeing off at stations, meetings
③ transportation from/to International Conferences
④ transfers between the accommodation and stations
Our uniformed drivers are elegant, courteous and highly experienced in VIP situations.
TOUR & TRANSFER RESERVATION PROCESS
Choose your preferred tour or make your own itinerary. Click on the "Reservation/Quotation" button and fill in the appropriate form.
Wait for our reply. Kyoto branch: within 2 days, Osaka branch: within 3 days, Kobe branch: within 3 days
Discuss the details of your tour with our staff including your payment via email and obtain your reservation number (only Kyoto MK).
Enjoy your tour! We
We highly recommend to make your reservation a few months before your tour if you travel in the high season (Cherry Blossom season in March-April, Autumn leaves season in October-November).
same rate year round
There are interpreters available for JPY 1,500 / per hour.
① The prices include consumption tax and foreign language service charge.
② Entrance fees, parking fees and toll fees (if necessary) are not included. Please note that we also require customers to pay for toll fees in case we need to use the toll road when approaching the place of pick-up or when returning to Kyoto after drop off. (ex.: Kobe, Nagoya, Mt Kōya)
③ The fares are only applicable if the place of pick-up and drop-off is within Kyoto City.
④ We require a cancellation fee of 100% of the fare for cancellations made within 1 day before the day of trip until 18:00 JST.)
Monday-Friday: 9:00-18:00 JST
Weekends and Holidays: 9:00-18:00 JST
We can send you a quotation if you contact us through the online reservation form. Reservations should be submitted at least 3 days before the reserved date.
Escort from/to the platform of a station
Our driver can enter the platform and guide you to/from your train. He can help you with your luggage and show you the way.
The service is available for the price of the cheapest train ticket (about JPY 200) + parking fee (if necessary).
Sightseeing tour without reservation
Start your tour immediately! (first come first served!)
Our English and Chinese speaking staff at our VIP station - 1 minute walk from the Hachijo exit of Kyoto Station - would gladly help you to arrange a sightseeing tour on the spot.
MK VIP station is located on the first floor of Ibis Styles Kyoto Station Hotel
Free WIFI upon request
Please let us know if you need free WIFI in the car upon reservation.*
(*Limited number of devices. May not be available during busy seasons.)
Pick-up place at the airport
Our driver will be waiting for you in the arrival hall with a sign displaying your name. This service is free of charge.
Transfer to another city/prefecture
We can provide transfer to other cities and other prefectures as well.
Please send us your inquiry via our transfer form and we will send you a quotation.
Child seats & Junior seats
Baby seat (under 1 year): not available for rent, but we can install your seat
Child seat (1-4 years):
available for rent, JPY 1,100/trip
Junior seat (4-10 years):
available for rent, JPY 550/trip
Most of our cars can transport baby strollers but only the FOLDING TYPE BABY STROLLERS. Please let us know if you carry a stroller upon reservation.
For the best travel experience, all of our vehicles are non-smoking. Please refrain from smoking during the ride.