Rizort Signature Vacation

A Thousand Enchanting Moments

6 Nights Stay
6 Experiences

Made famous by the book and film, Memoirs of the Geisha and known for its cultural history, Kyoto takes you back to the past where old Japan still thrives in both beauty and grace. Stay at The Thousand Kyoto which offers modern comforts with a great location.

Day 1 : Welcome to Kyoto


As part of Rizort PrivilEDGE, get welcomed in Kyoto the VIP way

$100 Hotel F&B Voucher Per Booking

Check in

Takes about 47 mins to reach from the airport to your hotel

The Thousand Kyoto at Kyoto
  5 star property
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Active Outdoors


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Check in time is 3:00 pm

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Maiko Performance & Interaction with Unlimited Drinks & Kaiseki Dinner

An exquisite evening of cultural performances, entertainment, drinks, games and interacting with the geisha and maiko as you learn about the Japanese traditions. Then, enjoy an authentic meal comprising of 'keiseki' cuisine, prepared using authentic cooking techniques.


Recommended at 6:00 pm Takes about 2 hours

Watch the graceful and elegant performance by the apprentice geisha, or maiko

Interact with the geisha, play drinking games along with unlimited drinks and entertainment

Sit down for a delicious meal of Kyoto-style ‘kaiseki’ cuisine

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Day 2 : A Scenic Escape


Enjoy the nature around you in the best way possible - with a cycling tour. Make sure to eat well before the journey and be ready by 8:30 AM. After the tour, you could either head back to the hotel for an afternoon siesta or opt for one of the hotel's own activities. Rizort Recommends that you book a Special Visit to "Hakuryu-en" Spring or "Secret Garden" offered by the hotel. You can also contact the Rizort Concierge to book this for you.


Cycling & Sightseeing Tour of Kyoto

Get on your bike and begin your exploration of the real Kyoto as you pedal through the scenic lanes and quaint streets of this imperial city.


Recommended at 8:30 am Takes about 3 hours

Pedal down the local streets and scenic landscapes

A tour led by an English-speaking guide

A small group, allowing for an intimate experience

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Day 3 : An Inked Journey


Do not just holiday in Kyoto, but truly experience this city. Spend the day exploring sights of your choice while you head to a Japanese calligraphy class - either in the morning or evening - depending on the day of your schedule. Take home a skill that you can boast about for a lifetime.

Classes & Workshops

90-minute Calligraphy Lesson at a Kyoto Townhouse

Sit down to learn the beautiful penmanship of Japanese Calligraphy with a professional instructor. This lesson takes place in an 80-year old Japanese townhouse.


Recommended at 10:00 am Takes about 1 hour 30 mins

Learn the at of Japanese calligraphy

Spend quality time inside a traditional machiya or Japanese townhouse

Sit in the Zen-like meditation posture as you immerse yourself in this restful endeavour

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Day 4 : Day Trip to Nara


Do not just limit yourself to Kyoto. Head to the city of Nara, just an hour away and enjoy some of the things it has to offer. The morning is yours to savor, you could either laze in or head out to some nearby spots.


Nara Afternoon Tour of Todaiji Temple, Deer Park & Kasuga Shrine with Guide

Take a day trip to the city of Nara where you shall visit popular attractions such as the Todai-ji Temple, Nara Park (Deer Park) and the Kasuga Shrine. A city of heritage and also once the capital of Japan, your guide shall show you around this land of historical treasures.


Recommended at 1:30 pm Takes about 5 hours 30 mins

Visit the city of Nara and three of its famous spots

All entrance fees, taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included

Friendly and informative guide to show you around

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Day 5 : A Day to Yourself


Take the day to tick things off your bucket list or places that you really wish to see. Rizort Recommends that you visit Arashiyama Bamboo Forest and the nearby district. In the evening, enjoy a Samurai show that shall be a feast to your eyes.


Samurai Performance in Kyoto

Sit back and relax for one hour of narrative Kembu (sword performance), an art that demonstrates the Samurai culture of Japan.


Recommended at 5:00 pm Takes about 1 hour

Immerse yourself in the informative Samurai performance

Learn about this ancient culture, a warrior class that ruled Japan for over 700 years

Take photos with the performers as you hold the sword in your hand

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Day 6 : A Last Look


If there are still some attractions that you did not get a chance to see, cover them all with this extensive tour with a professional guide. If these places have been covered, you could either swap it with a different experience or call the Rizort Concierge to fulfill any wish or experience that you haven't covered yet.


Highlights of Kyoto with Transfers and Lunch

Spend the day visiting the iconic landmarks of Kyoto - Nijo Castle, Kiyomizu Temple, Fushimiinari Taisha Shrine, the Imperial Palace, ornate gardens and many more on this 9-hour tour of Kyoto's rich heritage.


Recommended at 7:00 am Takes about 9 hours

A comprehensive sightseeing tour of the city

Entrance Fees included in the tour

Enjoy a buffet lunch to re-energise yourself

A local English-speaking guide shall accompany you

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Day 7 : Bid Adieu to Kyoto


Check-out at 11:00 AM after an eventful vacation and wonderful memories to take back with you.

Rizort PrivilEDGE
  • $100 Hotel F&B Voucher Per Booking
Terms & conditions apply
  • Complimentary WiFi
Terms & conditions apply

Hotel Details

Higashishiokjich, Shimogy-ku, Kyoto, 600-8216, Japan
Proximity from Airport
Airport: Osaka International Airport
Approximate Distance: 49 kms / 31 miles
Approximate Time: 47 mins
What's nearby?
  • Sanjusangendo Temple
  • Kyoto Station
  • Kyoto Tower
  • Higashi Hongan-ji Temple
  • Resort Facilities
    • Complimentary Wifi
    • Fitness Centre
    • Spa
    • Currency Exchange
    • Restaurant On-site
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Business Centre
    • Laundry
    • Luggage Store
    • Souvenir Shop
    • Air Conditioning
    Good to know

    The Thousand Kyoto is a non-smoking hotel.

  • Check-In 3:00 PM Check-Out 12:00 PM
  • The hotel doesn't allow pets.
  • Kyoto levies accommodation tax per person, per night, based on the accommodation charges as given below:
  • Under 20,000 yen -> 200 yen
  • Over 20,000 yen to 49,999 yen -> 500 yen
  • Over 50,000 yen -> 1,000 yen
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