Half Day Tour from Kyoto
tour highlights
This tour is accompanied by a National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter. With Mt. Arashiyama as the backdrop, take a walk through the Sagano Bamboo Grove. Enjoy the ever-popular Arashiyama which offers different scenery every season, be it the cherry blossoms of spring, the fresh greens of summer, the colored leaves of autumn, or the snowy scenescapes of winter.
Visit the beautiful 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, renowned for its beautiful scenery of colorful leaves in autumn and green blankets of moss in summer.
Enjoy lunch on board a traditional yakatabune boat cruise.

Inclusions and Exclusions
English-Speaking Guide
Japanese style Lunch

Tour pick-up and drop-off service at passenger staying hotel

- Depart from Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo (Formerly New Miyako Hotel). Then walk to Kyoto Station to take local train to Saga-Arashiyama Station.
- Visit Tenryuji Temple. Tenryuji was built in 1339 by the ruling shogun Ashikaga Takauji. Takauji dedicated the temple to Emperor Go-Daigo, who had just passed away. The two important historic figures used to be allies until Takauji turned against the emperor in a struggle for supremacy over Japan. By building the temple, Takauji intended to appease the former emperor's spirits.
- Proceed to Sagano Bamboo Grove. The heart of the district is the Arashiyama Bamboo Grove, a mesmerizing grove of thousands of tall bamboo plants. A paved walkway runs through the middle of both sections, forming the famous “Bamboo Alley,” one of Kyoto’s most photographed sights.
- Then, visit Jojakko-ji Temple and Togetsu-kyo Bridge.
- Lastly, board the Yakatabune Boat for a Japanese Style Lunch.
- Tour end upon arrival at boat deck in Arashiyama.

USD 148 per person
Rate is for as low as

Child rate for aged 6 to 11 years old – USD 135 per person

Tour is valid until December 31, 2021 except during Japan holiday

1. This Tour uses public transportation with non-reserved seats. Please note that seating is not guaranteed.
2. The order of activities and arrival times may differ depending on road conditions and congestion at destinations.
3. This 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.
4. Japanese food will be served for lunch. Please understand that there is no vegetarian option available.
5. If the boat cannot be boarded due to high water levels or inclement weather, etc., the meal will be served at a restaurant instead. A fare of JPY 1,000 for the yakatabune boat cruise must be paid at the location for each 4 to 5 year old child (meal not included). (As of Oct. 1, 2020)
6. As this is a walking tour, please wear shoes and clothing that are suitable to walking. The total walking distance for this tour is approximately 3 km.
7. Rate is subject to change without prior notice and subject to availability upon booking.

cancellation Policy
Cancellation penalty will apply once booking is finalized.

How to redeem
Tour Voucher will be sent to client's email address.

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