Day Tour

Sagano Bamboo Grove and Arashiyama Walking Tour [with Optional Yakatabune Lunch Cruise]: Jojakkoji Temple, Togetsukyo Bridge

  • Shrine
  • Heritage
  • Meal
  • Pick up
  • Half Day

per person USD 130

Enjoy the scenery of Arashiyama and the bamboo groves of Sagano on a walking tour with English guidance. Take a walk on a path through a bamboo forest and enjoy the sunlight falling through the trees and the mysterious sound of the wind rustling in the bamboo leaves. Through the tour, you can even enjoy optional Yakatabune lunch cruise. It will promise you the great time!

Day 1: Kyoto

8:40 a.m.

8:40 a.m.

Gather at New Miyako Hotel and depart on foot for Kyoto Station.

You will take a train (JR Sagano Line / non-reserved seat) from Kyoto station to Sagano-Arashiyama station. Then you will enjoy the following places:

-Tenryuji Temple (UNESCO World Heritage site)

-Sagano Bamboo Grove

-Jojakkoji Temple

-Togetsukyo Bridge

*Tenryuji Temple (UNESCO World Heritage site)

- It is the first-ranked of the Five Great Zen Temples of Kyoto, was established in 1339 by Shogun Ashikaga Takauji.

* Sagano Bamboo Grove

- It is located not far from the center of Kyoto city. You can enjoy storolling and seeing beautiful nature.


Lunch: a Japanese- style lunch while floating on a Yakatabune Boat through Arashiyama


Tour concludes upon arrival at the boat deck.

Departure Date

Jan.6 - Feb.28: Wed., Sat. Mar.3 - Dec.27: Mon.,Wed.,Sat


1 Lunch. *Vegetarian option not available.


English-speaking guide service is included before lunch.

Minimum Participants Required

Minimum participants required to make a reservation: 2 people

Pick up and Drop off

Pick-up / Drop-off: Not Available


-This tour is a walking tour of 3 kilometers in total, so please wear comfortable shoes.


-Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes as this tour will be on foot.


-Public transportation will be used.  Seating may not be available.


-Tour will end upon arrival at the boat deck for tours including 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 JPY2,000 will be refunded.


-Children the age of 4 and 5 years old will be charged for the boarding Yakatabune JPY 1,000 on the spot.

Please contact JTB Reservation Center for the pickup service to assembly place.
JTB Reservation Center : Tel 1(800) 223-6104, email

Date & Price Tour Start Tour End Departure Adult Child Infant Single Supplement
07/07/2018 12/29/2018 Kyoto $ 130 $ 118 $ 0 $ 0
Cancellation rates will apply to the tour fare as below. If notice of cancellation is received on tour starting date, or in case of failure to show without notice 100% of the tour fare, 1 day prior to the starting date of the tour 40%, 7 to 2 days prior, 30%, 8 days or more days prior, no charge. Cancellation period is based on Japan local time. Notice must be received during JTB USA office hours. Mon. - Fri., 9:00AM-5:30PM PST Except National Holidays.

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