Arashiyama in Kyoto

Onsen(Hot Springs) History Beautiful Scenery
14,000 JPY ~ / person
About 7 hours
Language: English

What we'll do

Spend a full, leisurely day in the Arashiyama district in the west of Kyoto. The area has a rich history and offers beautiful scenic views of mountains, rivers and temples.

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Price per person
14,000 JPY ~ / person
Max participants
Up to 5 people
Hosted in English
Things you need to know before the tour

Things you need:
-Comfortable shoes.
-Admission fee
-Transport expenses

Transport expenses to and from Arashiyama, admission fees and meals/drinks are not included in the tour fee, and will depend on the number of travelers and your individual choices.
The starting time and itinerary can be customized according to your preferences. The guide is booked for up to 8 hours. Extensions are possible at extra cost.


  1. 1
    Tenryu-ji Temple

    This Buddhist temple is a UNESCO World Heritage site. It offers a stunning Japanese garden as well as intricate decorations within its buildings. The admission fee is not included in the tour fee.

  2. 2
    Bamboo Grove

    A walk through the famous bamboo grove.

  3. 3
    Scenic view of the river

    Inside Kameyama Park you will find an observation platform with a scenic view of the Katsura river that passes through Arashiyama.

  4. 4
    Togetsukyo Bridge

    Togetsukyo Bridge is the symbol of Arashiyama. You can find many Japanese restaurants nearby. The guide will recommend the best restaurant based on your preferences and dietary needs (meals/drinks not included).

  5. 5
    Hiking up Arashiyama

    Based on your interest, you can either visit the monkey park on the mountain or a remote Buddhist temple. Both of these involve some hiking and the admission fee is not included. If you do not want to hike, your guide can show you some interesting Japanese shops instead.

  6. 6
    Relaxing at a hot spring or cafe

    After your hike or shopping tour, you can relax in one of the hot springs in the area or alternatively visit a nice Japanese cafe to relax. Your guide will know the best place to go based on your preferences. Admission fees or drinks not included in the tour fee.

  7. 7
    End of the tour

    Your guide will send you off to your hotel or a station of your choice. Transport expenses not included in the tour fee.

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