Visit deeper into Saga-Arashiyama's bamboo forest and astonishing villa landscapes with a local guide. Walkthrough UNESCO world heritage site of Tenryu-Ji temple and its beautiful garden, as well as visiting the famous bamboo forest while learning insight from the Arashiyama insider tour guide. An authentic Kyoto style lunch is included in this tour, you can enjoy the lunch with a great view of the Togetsukyo Bridge. (4 Hour Tour)
Day 1 Arashiyama Insider Walking Tour
Meeting Point - 9:00 a.m : JR Saga Arashiyama Sta North Exit
Arashiyama: Immerse yourself in solitude in the mesmerizing nature of Arashiyama. Saga-Toriimoto district is a national preservation district where you feel like you are stepping into the past. Most tourists flooding to Arashiyama miss this beautiful area. Our local guide will explain the history and culture of the area. Especially in the morning, it is really refreshing to walk around this beautiful area and along the way stop by some cool traditional shops in the street.
Bamboo Forest and Tenryu-ji: Visit the world-famous, must-visit bamboo forest and Tenryu-ji, a UNESCO world heritage and immerse yourself in its rich history. Afterward we will enter through more well-known spots in Saga-Arashiyama, visiting UNESCO world heritage temples and the very famous bamboo grove. Nature in Kyoto shows different faces for each season, so don't miss it! You will get insights into these areas and take memorable photos in the bamboo forest!
Lunch: Indulge in an authentically traditional meal near Togetsukyo Bridge, and learn with your palate the rich food culture of Kyoto. After walking and visiting the temple, you must be ready for lunch! let's have a beautiful Kyoto-style lunch! You will be amazed by not only the taste but also its beauty!
Tour ends: This tour will end after lunch, the tour guide will give you some recommendations around the area and finish the tour.
- Entrance fees to all temples
- Kyoto-Style lunch
- 4 hours of local guide
- Tour photos
- All ages can join this tour.
- All of the entrance fees to temples included as well as Kyoto Style lunch.
- As we will enter buddhist and shintoist facilities, please make sure to wear respectful clothing.
- As this is a walking tour, please make sure you wear shoes with which you feel comfortable walking long distance"