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Highlights

  •   Arashiyama:bamboo grove, Tenryuji temple, Jojakkoji temple, Hogonin temple(spring and autumn only), Nisonin temple, Gioji temple, Seiryoji temple, Rakushisha poetry cottage, Nonomiya shrine, Togetsukyo Bridge
  •   Recommendations and informations after the tour are included.

Information

City Kyoto
Meeting Point At JR Kyoto station (ground floor, in front of the central gate under the arcade)
Ending Point At a station convenient for your next visit
Departure 09:30 AM
Duration 5h
Languages English (License) , German (License)
Tour Type Private Tour ( only for you )
Number of people 1 ~ 6
Available from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Booking
5h
When?

People

71.20 USD

total price

FREE cancelation 14 days prior

What to Expect

A cycling tour in Arashiyama area located in the west part of Kyoto city with old and beautiful temples and refreshing bamboo forest. A suitable area for cycling, bacause of flat roads and a lot of spots dotted within about 1km of the central station.


What‘s included

guide fee,

What‘s not included

transportation fee/¥240 per person from Kyoto station to Saga Arashiyama station, as for the way back, it depends on your next destination.
rental bicycle fee(you and guide)/¥1,000,
lunch,
admission fee(see; FAQ)

Frequently Asked Questions

What do you recommend after this tour?

How about taking "Sagano Romantic Train"? (traditional trolley train) You can enjoy the panoramic view along the Hozu river from March to December. It's such a great way to feel part of nature.
(one-way fare: ¥620 per person, about 25 minutes)

Is this tour called off if it rains?

No, but if cycling is impossible, the tour will be changed to a walking tour and some farther destinations will be omitted.

When is the best season for cycling in this area?

Actually, every season! But especially from spring to autumn. Arashiyama is well known for its quite beautiful cherry blossoms, young green leaves and autumn colors. The scene in winter with snow also attracts a lot of people.

What are admissions?

ex)
Tenryuji Temple : ¥800
Jojakkoji Temple :¥400
Hogonin Temple:¥500
Nisonin Temple :¥500
Gioji Temple:¥300
Seiryoji Temple :¥400(main hall)
Rakushisya poetry cottage :¥250
Monkey Park : ¥550
Nonomiya Shrine :free
Bamboo Grove :free
Togetsukyo bridge :free

Frequently Asked Questions

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
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.
After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.
You’ll be able to see the guide’s e-mail address and phone number. You can contact your guide directly before the tour starts, and enjoy your tour on the day!
Please check the following link. https://triplelights.com/cancel
Yes, by using our secure online payment system, your payment information is encrypted and you are secured against fraud and unauthorized transaction. Your credit card or PayPal account will be charged upon booking. However, if the guide does not accept your booking, the amount will be credited back to the account from which the charge was drawn.
No, our prices are 100% booking fee free – meaning the price you see is the amount you pay.
It depends on the location of your hotel and places you visit. But to give you an idea, it costs about 200-300yen for one place to the other, and the total is about 1,000yen for a full day tour.
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.
Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.
Yes you can, but you have to pay an extra charge per person. The price depends on which guide you choose.
More Frequently Asked Questions

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Reviews

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Emma
3 weeks ago , ( Family ) , From: United Kingdom

“ Tour of Nara ”

Keiko is helpful and knowledgeable with good English skills. We had a super visit with her to Nara. She also provided some great recommendations for cycling routes which we very much appreciated. Thank you Keiko

Keiko:
Dear Emma, I am very glad to hear from you. We had a lovely weather on the day and could see very, sometimes too friendly deer and the great statue of Buddha. It was a half-day excursion but I am happy you were pleased with that. I hope you had wonderful days after my tour, too! Lastly, thank you very much for participating in my tour to Nara and I wish for your great happiness. (Please give my regards to your children and colleagues!) Best regards, Keiko

Lady Lady
1 month ago , ( Family ) , From: Switzerland

“ Great 2-Day Tour with Keiko ”

We had a great & fun 2-Day Tour with Keiko. She took us to all the spots we wanted to see in Kyoto. She was very flexible with our requests & answered all our questions very well. She is really a friendly, excellent & very knowledgeable guide. We wish you all the best Keiko. Until our next visit in Japan

Keiko:
Dear Lady, Thank you for your message and compliments. I am very glad to hear that you enjoyed the 2-day tour specialized in sightseeing and Japanese animation especially K-ON! You have a very very nice family and I pray for your family's great happiness. See you again on your next visit to Japan and Kyoto! Arigatou! Best wishes, Keiko

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Laura
2 months ago , ( Couple ) , From: Italy

“ A friend in Kyoto ”

Keiko is adorable and we spent a lovely day with her in Kyoto.

Keiko:
Dear Laura, Thank you very much for your message. The tour became more efficient and relaxing thanks to some sightseeing on your own the day before. Then we could walk the whole Way of Philosopher! I hope it will bring good luck to your daughter's studies. Thank you again for taking part in my highlight tour and I look forward to seeing you again sometime. Best regards, Keiko

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Frederick
2 months ago , ( Family ) , From: United States

“ Great Hostess and guide ”

Keiko took us to many places in Kyoto and accommodated our wishes. She knows Kyoto very well. English is good.

Keiko:
Dear Fred, Thank you for your heart-warming message. I am very glad you enjoyed my tour and made a lot of memories in Kyoto such as a meeting with Maiko and beautiful scenes for pictures. I look forward to your next visit and showing you other beautiful places in Kyoto! Best regards, Keiko

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Veronica
2 months ago , ( Friends ) , From: Sweden

“ Friendly and knowledgeable ”

Keiko was very open and friendly. We had the opportunity to see a lot of interesting sites and at the same time have interesting coversations about Japanese society and Culture.

Keiko:
Dear Veronica, Thank you for taking part in my tour. It was a good opportunity for me to know about the environment for working women in Sweden. Unfortunately, we had rain in the latter half of the tour but I hope you enjoyed Kyoto. Thank you again and good luck for your carrier! Best regards, Keiko

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