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Half day Kyoto, two bamboo forests

Off the Beaten Path
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This tour is to enjoy the less busy area. We walk along the beautiful downhill course in Toriimoto, which is listed as a Preservation District for Groups of Historic Buildings. You will see another bamboo forest. We finish in the busy and popular Arashiyama area.

Kyoto Tour Guide - Shuji O.
Shuji O.
4.93 / 5
(14 reviews)
08:30 AM

Meeting Point

At your Kyoto hotel or train station

09:20 AM

Otagi Nenbutsuji

It's a unique, quiet, lovely, atmospheric place.

09:40 AM

Toriimoto

The beautiful downhill course in Toriimoto is listed as a Preservation District for Groups of Historic Buildings.

10:00 AM

Adashino Nenbutsuji

You will see another bamboo forest, which differs from the famous one. This place was a graveyard long ago.

10:20 AM

Toriimoto

Downhill course again

10:50 AM

Jojakkoji Temple

It has a large breathtaking garden, which is very beautiful, especially in the fall.


Or you can change it to other places like the Okochi Sanso Villa, Giouji Temple, etc.

11:30 AM

Bamboo Forest

Very popular among tourists

11:50 AM

Tenryuji Temple

A World Heritage site. It has a beautiful garden with beautiful Arashiyama and Kameyama mountains in the backdrop.

We will enter the north gate from the Bamboo Forest.

12:20 PM

Togetsukyo Bridge

The central place of this scenic area.

We will walk along a busy street and enjoy some food.

Or, please have lunch after we say goodbye. I will recommend some restaurants to you.

Ending Point

at the train station or at your favorite restaurant

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guide fee

insurances

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What‘s not included

Transportation fee (you and the guide);

taxis(Approx. 7000 yen per taxi, round trip)

or train(480 yen per person) and taxi(Approx. 1500 yen per taxi)

Lunch

Admission fee: about 2000 yen per person; no guide is required

Tour Important Information

This ending point is very busy in the cherry blossom and fall foliage seasons.

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5 / 5
Jun 18, 2024

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Great Day with Shuji

We had a great day visiting Himeji and its garden with Shuji. He was very accommodating and discreet. It was a perfect day!

Myriam G.

Thank you for the wonderful review. As you suggested starting early, we were able to enjoy Himeji Castle and Kokoen Garden during the cooler hours. And we got amazing seats for lunch. It really was a lovely tour. I would love to go on a tour with you all anytime. I hope you enjoy the tours for the rest of your stay in Japan.

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5 / 5
Jun 7, 2024

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Shuji is Great!

We spent a day with Shuji in Kyoto and went at the end with him to Osaka where he lives. It was a great day. He is very knowlegeeable about Japanese history and culture (he taught world history before retiring). His Englsh is great. The Kyoto part was exploring three temples that were further out and we might have missed without his guidance. Osaka was a brief tour of the central area, including the night life and street food. He recommended a great restaurant for us after. Highly recommended. Kent and Luca

Kent K.

Dear Kent and Luca, Thank you so much for the great review. We really had a wonderful time. Since you had already visited many places in Kyoto, I was able to take you to my most favorite hidden gems. And thank you very much for your barrage of jokes! I hope I can see both of you again. Shuji O.

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Jeremy B.

5 / 5
May 6, 2024

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A great day

Shuji was an excellent guide, we had a wonderful, interesting day.

Jeremy  B.

Thanks for the great review. We enjoyed the beautiful roses in the Nakanoshima Garden and were lucky enough to get nice seats at the riverside cafe. Above all, visiting the Sky Building was an unexpected opportunity for your wife, a professional architect. We really had a great time today. Thank you very much.

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