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Arashiyama Highlights (one day)


Kyoto
6 hours
up to 4 people
Japanese ( Native ), English ( License )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

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.

Itinerary

Feel free to personalize this offer with Yoshiharu.

  • Tenryuu temple (World Heritage)
  • Bamboo trail
  • Okochi Mountain Villa (Modern Japanese garden)

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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.

Departure & Return

Starting time 09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point JR Saga-Arashiyama station
Ending Point Hankyu Arashiyama Station

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

Important

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

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 Triplelights.

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 ( 6 )
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Jeff Jeff United States ( Family )
Good
5 months ago

“ 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:

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 Gil Israel ( Couple )
Good
6 months ago

“ Vacation in Japan ”

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

Peter Peter Australia ( Couple )
Excellent
7 months ago

“ Osaka good times ”

Very friendly and helpful

Yoshiharu:

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 Constantinos Japan
Very Good
7 months ago

“ Great tour of Kyoto ”

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

Katiya Katiya United States ( Couple )
Excellent
7 months ago

“ Yoshi made our Osaka tour the best day in Japan for us! ”

Yoshi is like a breadth of fresh air. He’s got a great attitude and personality - he made us feel like old friends! We booked him for 9 hours but he arrived early to our Kyoto hotel so we got a head start to our all day tour of Osaka. Our goal was to visit as many top attractions as possible and he kept us on task with our complex itinerary. We visited Osaka castle, temple, many geek stores (toy vehicles, electronics, parts, etc.), the longest shopping road in Japan, had some excellent local food along the way (Japanese seafood pizza/meatloaf over a skillet), walked thru 300 meters of so many variety of cherry blossom trees (our timing was perfect as the trees were at its peak), multiple connected shopping alleyways, and saw many beautiful river scenes. We appreciated Yoshi adjusting our ... read more

Yoshiharu:

Dear Katiya Thank you for your lavish praise. I did my best as a beginner guide. I want you to like Osaka and Japan. Have a nice trip.

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