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The Alternative Arashiyama

5 Hours
up to 6 people
English ( Business )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

The popular areas of Arashiyama and Sagano which beautifully bring together nature and historic landmarks are more enjoyable with a path less traveled. Starting from Togetsu-kyo Bridge, we will take tour of the hidden spots including Bamboo grove, World Heritage-worthy ancient temples and smaller shrines and temples and Togetsukyo Bridge. Let's discover the area far away from the crowd.


Feel free to personalize this offer with Gulay.

  • Togetsukyo Bridge

  • Sagano Bamboo Grove

  • Jojakkoji

  • The Atago Kaido

  • Adashino Nenbutsu-ji

  • Otagi Nenbutsu-ji

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Departure & Return

Starting time 09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point Kyoto Station
Ending Point Kyoto Station

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee, guide's transportation fee

What‘s not included

Personal Expenses
Admission tickets (1500 yen per person for 3 temples total)
Public Transportation Tickets (580 yen per person round trip from Kyoto Station)
Food, Drinks, Snacks (approx. 700-1500 yen per person)


I will be happy to answer any questions you might have, drop me a message anytime.
Thank you.


Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from GoWithGuide.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Reviews ( 1 )
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Alison Alison United States ( Solo )
1 month ago

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