Arashiyama and Sagano Morning Walking Tour - Leisure Holidays

Arashiyama and Sagano Morning Walking TourJapan

From RM339 / per person for 4 hours
Wander among peaceful bamboo groves and elegant mountain temples of rural Japan.

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Summary

Start your walking tour of Arashiyama and Sagano with a morning pickup from New Miyako Hotel. Following your pickup, proceed by coach to the tour starting point in Sagano, just northwest of central Kyoto, where you’ll meet your guide and start your walk.

Begin your walking exploration with a 2-mile (3-km) stroll through the lush bamboo grove in Sagano, admiring the fantastic views of nearby mountain peaks and the striking valleys of the Arashiyama area. Proceed next to Tenryu-Ji Temple, which dates to 1339 as one of the principal temples of the Rinzai Zen School. 

Head next to the Jojakko-Ji Temple, nestled in the wooded hills on a nearby mountainside. The temple is famous for its role in the Tale of the Heike, a work of Japanese literature that tells the story of Empress Dowager Kenrei-mon-in, who supposedly lived at the site. 

Finish your walking excursion by crossing the famous Togetsukyo Bridge (Crossing Moon Bridge), admiring the incredible views of the Hozu River below and forest-covered hills beyond. Your walking trip ends with a return to Kyoto station.


IMPORTANT

• Child Price: Age 6-11. Infant Price: Age 0-5
• Minimum 2 adults required. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
• Public Transportation will be used during this tour and seats can not be reserved
• Not wheelchair accessible

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Itinerary

Pick Up & Drop Off

Meeting Point

New Miyako Hotel (near Kyoto Station)


Pick Up Time

8.40 am


Drop Off Point

Concludes at Kyoto station

Arashiyama and Sagano Morning Walking Tour

Highlights

• 4-hour morning walking tour of the scenic Sagano and Arashiyama districts
• Enjoy a stroll through the tranquil Sagano bamboo grove
• Explore the Tenryu-ji Temple with your guide, widely considered Kyoto's best Zen temple
• Discover the Jojakko-ji Temple and admire its statue and pagoda
• Take a walk over the iconic Togetsukyō Bridge


Confirmation

• Confirmation will be received within 72 hours of booking, subject to availability

Extras

Included Extras

Please find below a selection of extras that are included within the price of your tour.

English-Speaking Guide

English-speaking guide.

One-way train ticket

One-way train ticket from Kyoto to Arashiyama.

Entrance Fees

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