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Arashiyama Highlights (one day)

Yoshiharu K.

3.83(6) reviews
English, Japanese (Native)
6 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 4 people

Arashiyama used to be a resort of aristocracies having a 1200 years history and birth place of Japanese anthology of one hundred poets.

This tour goes from JR Saga-Arashiyama station to Hankyu Arashiyama Station in 6 hours.

Between them, there are many sight seeing spots like World Heritage Tenryuu temple, Bamboo trail, modern Japanese garden

Okochi Mountain Villa.

Meeting Point

JR Saga-Arashiyama station

Tenryuu temple (World Heritage)

Bamboo trail

Okochi Mountain Villa (Modern Japanese garden)

Ending Point

Hankyu Arashiyama Station

What to Expect

You can enjoy traditional(Tenryuu-temple) and modern(Okochi Mountain Villa) Japanese garden.

You can fell cool sensation in Bamboo trail where aristochracies of 1200 years ago might walk.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

-Transportation fee between guide house and your hotel in Kyoto

-Hotel pick-up fee in Kyoto

-Guide fee

What‘s not included

-Public transportation fee in Kyoto

-Admission fee

Tenryuu-ji temple 800yen


-Public transportation fee to Kyoto from outside of Kyoto (If your hotel is out of Kyoto city)

Important Information

This tour starts at JR Saga-Arashiyama station, ends at Hankyu Arashiyama station.

You need admission fee in Tenryuu-temple and Okochi Mountain Villa.

If you want to go optional Hozu river boat ride, you need ticket fee about 10000yen for each and 4 hours additionally. Please ask me.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 8 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 3 to 7 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 2 day(s) prior to meeting time



Jeff T.

May 31, 2019

Osaka and Kyoto day tours

Yoshiharu is a good tour Guide. He was at our hotel on time and was willing to do anything to make our tour good. He still a little new right now and everything didn't go as planned. Most of the time it was our group fault because some people in our group wanted go to a place that Yoshiharu has never been before and never told him about it before hand but Yoshiharu did his best to find the places and get us there. The only thing I can think of that might improve the tour is in the subway. I think yoshiharu might figure out the total Subway ride fare before hand so we could just pay one time instead of every single time we went to the subway. Overall Yoshiharu is a Good Guide and will get you to see the sights you want to. I would use him again next Time I visit Japan.

Yoshiharu K.

Thank you for your evaluation. I was very surprised to get there and could not have expected there. And I am sorry for having troubles when we bought tickets to get subway. We should have buy 1 day pass for subway but the pass is more expensive than buying tickets one by one, so we did.(Next time we will but 1 day pass) Next time you come to Japan, I will be ready for more interesting tour according to your interests. Thank you.


Gil H.

Apr 29, 2019

Vacation in Japan

Yoshi is a new tour guide. He is doing its best to make the tour interesting.


Peter B.

Apr 17, 2019

Osaka good times

Very friendly and helpful

Yoshiharu K.

Dear Peter and Derek Thank you for your evaluation. It is undeserved for me as a beginner's guide. If you come to Japan again, I want to guide you in Kyoto or Nara which has more than one thousand years long history. Yours sincerely, Yoshiharu


Constantinos Y.

Apr 12, 2019

Great tour of Kyoto

Great tour of main sightseeings in Kyoto, great guide, recommended.

$176/ per group

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