Nestled in the verdant foothills of the symbolic mountain of Hidari Daimonji, Aman Kyoto is a place of untold beauty in the north of Kyoto

Destination Aman Kyoto, Japan

Set within easy reach of Kyoto's most important sites, Aman Kyoto is a one hour drive from Osaka International Airport (ITM) and a two hour drive from Kansai International Airport (KIX). The resort can also be reached by a 30-minute drive from Kyoto train station, where guests will be met upon arrival. 
Aman Kyoto, Japan - Destination

Kyoto Weather

The weather in Kyoto is temperate year-round. From June to September temperatures and humidity can be high and there is increased rain fall between mid-June and July. In Spring and Autumn, Kyoto is a natural spectacle: the plum and cherry trees begin to blossom in March and the leaves begin to change colour from October. The crisp and snowy winter season provides a beautiful backdrop to the traditional sites of Kyoto.
Aman Kyoto, Japan - Destination

What to pack

Lightweight comfortable walking shoes are advised for touring year-round. In the summer, sun-hats and sun protection are recommended in the day, and a light sweater or jacket in the evenings. Smart casual attire is recommended for evening dining. 

Language & Currency
The official language is Japanese. Basic English is widely understood. Japan's currency is the yen. ATM's found at post offices and convenience stores allow the withdrawal of cash by credit and debit cards issued outside Japan, but most others do not. 
Don't forget
Kyoto is on Japan Standard Time (JST), nine hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Electricity is 100 volts at 50 cycles per second; convertors as well as plug adaptors are available. 
Pharmacies and hospitals are in the vicinity of Aman Kyoto
Please check with your nearest Japanese embassy or consulate prior to travel. While visas are required for most travellers visiting Japan, there are a number of countries which are exempt
The Aman Kyoto team can advise on visas as well as assist with any other travel arrangements, including transfers and private flights