Sagano Bamboo Grove & Arashiyama Walking Tour

Sagano Bamboo Grove & Arashiyama Walking Tour

With Mt. Arashiyama as the backdrop, take a walk through the Sagano Bamboo Grove. Visit the temple gardens of Tenryuji, a World Heritage Site considered as one of Kyoto's best Zen temples. Enjoy panoramic views of Kyoto city from Jojakko-ji Temple.

You can enjoy lunch on a Yakatabune (boat) when joining the tour with lunch.

Tour Details

Information

Price : Adult (age 12+)

From JPY8,900

Child (age 6-11)

From JPY7,600

 
Duration : approx. 4 hours
Departs : New Miyako Hotel (08:40)
Visits :
  • [Kyoto] Tenryuji Temple (Pond Garden)
  • Sagano Bamboo Groove
  • Jojakkoji Temple
  • Togetsukyo Bridge
Includes :
  • English-speaking guide
  • Other admission fees and transportation costs included in the tour
  • Lunch (option)

Tour Plan

PlanMealsPrice
AdultChild
1. Sagano Bamboo Grove & Arashiyama Walking Tour No Lunch JPY8,900 JPY7,600
2. Sagano Bamboo Grove & Arashiyama Walking Tour 1 Lunch JPY13,900 JPY12,600
※ Children (6-11 years), Infants (0-5 years. Meals, seating and other such services are not included)
Departure Dates
06 Jan - 28 Feb : Wed, Sat
03 Mar - 29 Dec : Mon, Wed, Sat

Schedule

1

Go from Kyoto Station to Saga-Arashiyama Station

JR Rapid Service or Local Train Service (non-reserved seat)
This tour uses public transportation with non-reserved seats. Please note that seating is not guaranteed.
2

Tenryu-ji Temple (30 min)

A World Heritage site. The Japanese garden is complemented by the beautiful landscapes of Arashiyama, and has been registered as a Special Place of Scenic Beauty.
3

Sagano Bamboo Grove

Enjoy a relaxing walk through the Sagano Bamboo Grove.
4

Jojakko-ji Temple (30 min)

This temple overlooks the town of Sagano and the city of Kyoto. The area is famous for its beautiful scenery when the colored leaves cover the mountain in autumn.
5

Togetsu-kyo Bridge (30 min)

Togetsu-kyo Bridge is a famous 250-meter-long bridge in Arashiyama, and offers a spectacular location for viewing cherry blossoms or colored autumn leaves.
6

Board the Yakatabune Boat for a Japanese-style lunch [2.Lunch plan only] (60 min)

Guide service ends once participants have reached the boat boarding pier.
- Japanese food will be served for lunch. Please understand that there is no vegetarian option available.
- If the boat cannot be boarded due to high water levels, etc., the meal will be served at a restaurant instead. In this case JPY 2,000 per person will be refunded.

Condition

Tour Operator : JTB Japan Travel Corp.
Pickup service : Convenient pickup service is available available at major hotels in Kyoto. (see hotel list)
Departs : New Miyako Hotel [map] (08:40)
Disband : Kyoto Station (12:45)
Guide : English Speaking Guide
Participants : Minimum 2 - Maximum 20
Meal : 1 Lunch (option)
Remarks :
  • This tour uses public transportation with non-reserved seats. Please note that seating is not guaranteed.
  • As this is a walking tour, please wear shoes and clothing that are suitable for walking. The total walking distance for this tour is approximately 3 km.
  • Lunch Plan - This tour ends at the boat pier. Participants will receive a JR train ticket for travel from Saga-Arashiyama to Kyoto.
  • If the boat cannot be boarded due to high water levels, etc., the meal will be served at a restaurant instead. In this case JPY 2,000 per person will be refunded.
  • Yakatabune boat cruise fare of JPY 1,000 must be paid at the location for each 4 to 5 year old child (meal not included). (As of 01 Jul 2017)

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  • Sagano Bamboo Grove
  • Tenryuji Temple
  • Jojakkoji Temple
  • Togetsukyo Bridge
  • Yakatabune

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    New South Wales, Australia, 2000
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