The journey time to Kyoto is approximately 1½ hours. Traffic delays are to be expected. Guests are asked to dress and act respectfully during the Japanese cultural demonstrations, as the venue is not a regular sightseeing venue. You may be asked to remove your shoes. There is some uphill walking, and up to 30 steps to negotiate. Comfortable, non-slip shoes and bottled water are recommended. Kinkakuji Temple will only be viewed from a distance. Only Japanese Yen will be accepted by local vendors. Early booking is recommended due to the limited availability. The tour order may vary.