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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 Zen temples along the way. One of them, Tenryu-ji Temple, is considered to be Kyoto’s best zen temple. Marvel at Togetsu Bridge, Saga-Arashiyama’s landmark, and visit the many shops and cafes in the area. This tour is especially good during cherry blossom season and in the autumn.

 

Departure from Kyoto
06 Jan - 02 Mar 2018: Wed, Sat
03 Mar - 29 Dec 2018: Mon, Wed, Sat
Code JG-GDT1NN2501NNS

Without Lunch discount available :  JG-GDT1NN2401NNS

More Arashiyama Tours are available
Tour details & prices, please click following tour titles.
1, Sagano Bamboo Grove & Arashiyama Premium 1 Day Tour
2, Arashiyama Afternoon Tour

B: Breakfast | L: Lunch | D: Dinner

Day 1

Kyoto

ITINERARY (with 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 coloured 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 coloured leaves.
1:00pm 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 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 coloured 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 coloured 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. 

 

INCLUDES

  • Lunch
  • Transportation 
  • Admission Fees
  • Guiding by a certified tour guide/interpreter
  • Consumption tax

Remarks
1. The tour will be accompanied by a certified English-speaking guide. 
2. Minimum participants required: 2 persons. 
3. This tour is a walking tour of 3 kilometers in total, so please wear comfortable clothing and shoes, appropriate for walking. 
4. The order of the tour itinerary is subject to change. 
5. Public transportation will be used. Seating may not be available.   
6. Tour will end upon arrival at the boat deck; for the tour including the lunch option, train tickets between Saga - Arashiyama and Kyoto will be distributed at this time.
7. If the boat cannot be boarded due to weather conditions, lunch will be served at a restaurant instead. In this case JPY 2,000 will be refunded.
8. Children between the age of 4 and 5 years old will be charged for the boarding Yakatabune JPY1,000 on the spot.

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