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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
05 Jan - 27 Feb 2019: Wed, Sat
02 Mar - 28 Dec 2019: 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.

  • Lunch
  • Transportation 
  • Admission Fees
  • Guiding by a certified tour guide/interpreter
  • Consumption tax
  • The tour will be accompanied by a certified English-speaking guide.
  • Minimum participants required: 2 persons. 
  • This tour is a walking tour of 3 kilometers in total, so please wear comfortable clothing and shoes, appropriate for walking. 
  • The order of the tour itinerary is subject to change. 
  • Public transportation will be used. Seating may not be available.   
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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