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Bathe yourself in the rural atmosphere of Saga-Arashiyama, a short train ride from Kyoto. With Mt. Arashiyama as the backdrop, take a morning walk through the Sagano Bamboo Grove, visiting magnificent Zen temples along the way. Marvel at Togetsu Bridge, Saga-Arashiyama’s landmark, and visit many shops that offer unique souvenirs in the area. This tour is especially good during cherry blossom season and in the autumn leaf season. 

Departure From Kyoto
08 Jan - 29 Feb 2020: Wed, Sat
02 Mar - 28 Dec 2020: Mon, Wed, Sat
Code JG-1NN2501NNS
Without Lunch discount available :  JG-1NN2401NNS
B: Breakfast | L: Lunch | D: Dinner

Day 1

Kyoto

ITINERARY (With Yakatabune Lunch)

8:40am: Assemble at New Miyako Hotel. Head to Kyoto Station on foot and take a train to Saga-Arashiyama Station.

Tenryu-ji Temple (30 mins): Tenryu-ji Temple is a World Heritage zen temple. The Japanese garden benefits from the beautiful landscapes of Arashiyama, and has been registered in Special Places of Scenic Beauty.

Sagano Bamboo Grove: Enjoy a relaxing walk through the Sagano Bamboo Grove.

Jojakko-ji Temple (30 mins): The temple overlooks the town of Sagano and the city of Kyoto. It is famous for the beautiful colored leaves covering the entire mountain in autumn.

Togetsu-kyo Bridge (30 mins): Togetsu-kyo Bridge is a famous bridge in Arashiyama, from which you can find the beautiful sceneries of cherry blossoms or colored leaves.

12:00pm Lunch at the Yakatabune Boat (60 mins): Enjoy a Japanese-style lunch in a Yakatabune Boat through Arashiyama.
The tour disbands upon disembarking the boat. A train ticket between Arashiyama and Kyoto will be provided.

 
ITINERARY (Without Yakatabune Lunch)

8:40am Assemble at New Miyako Hotel. Head to Kyoto Station by foot and take a train to Saga-Arashiyama Station.

Tenryu-ji Temple (30 mins): Tenryu-ji Temple is a World Heritage zen temple. The Japanese garden benefits from the beautiful landscapes of Arashiyama, and has been registered in Special Places of Scenic Beauty.

Sagano Bamboo Grove : Enjoy a relaxing walk through the Sagano Bamboo Grove.

Jojakko-ji Temple (30 mins): The temple overlooks the town of Sagano and the city of Kyoto. It is famous for the beautiful colored leaves covering the entire mountain in autumn.

Togetsu-kyo Bridge (30 mins): Togetsu-kyo Bridge is a famous bridge in Arashiyama, from which you can find the beautiful sceneries of cherry blossoms or colored leaves.

12:30 - 1:00pm: Take a train from Saga-Arashiyama Station and return to Kyoto Station.The tour disbands upon arrival at Kyoto Station.

  • Lunch
  • Transportation 
  • Admission Fees
  • Guiding by a certified tour guide/interpreter
  • Consumption tax
  1. If the minimum number of participants (2) is not met by 4 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be canceled.
  2. This tour uses public transportation with non-reserved seats. Please note that seating is not guaranteed.
  3. The order of activities and arrival times may differ depending on road conditions and congestion at destinations.
  4. For 'with lunch' option: Tour ends at the boat pier. JR train tickets for travel between Saga-Arashiyama and Kyoto will be given to participants, so please return to Kyoto Station on your own.
  5. For 'with lunch' option: Japanese food will be served for lunch. Please understand that there is no vegetarian option available.
  6. As this is a walking tour, please wear shoes and clothing that are suitable to walking.
*Pictures shown are for illustration purpose only 

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