Private tour

Kyoto: Arashiyama Full Day Private Guided Walking Tour

Activity provider: otomo Inc.

Kyoto: Arashiyama Full Day Private Guided Walking Tour

Activity provider: otomo Inc.

From US$ 85.10 per person

Explore the best of Arashiyama with your private guide. Vist and learn about world heritage temples, gardens, and taking great photos.

About this activity

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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Japanese
Private group


  • Take photos at the path in the famous beautiful bamboo grove
  • Relax and chill in the garden
  • Have a delicious matcha (green tea) parfait at a café while enjoying the view of a river
  • Learn fascinating insights about Japan’s history and culture
  • Visit and learn about World Heritage Temple Tenryu-ji
Full description
Visit iconic spots such as the Bamboo Forest path, Togetsukyo Bridge, and Kimono Forest on this walking tour. Arashiyama was once the holiday villa area for the authorities for more than a thousand years.  Walk along Bamboo Forest Path, one of the most photogenic spots in Arashiyama, and take photos to remember the trip by. Next, see theTogetsukyo Bridge, an iconic bridge which is framed by the Katsura River and an impressive mountain in the background. Carry on to Kimono Forest to see a beautiful path with palls wrapped with kimono cloth. You'll then go on to visit Jojakko-ji Temple. See the temple in a mountain that has no walls between the greenery and the precinct. The beautiful red autumn leaves here are so beautiful that it is a must to visit this spot. Feel craftmanship at Yuzen Chopsticks shop which is specializing in chopsticks where you will find a perfect souvenir for your Kyoto tour! Find your favorite one and get your name carved on it! Learn and understand the history of Tenryu-ji Temple, a registered as UNESCO world heritage. It has a beautiful Japanese garden which is a national treasure. At the end of the tour, you will have a famous matcha (green tea) parfait while looking over Katsura River. You can even try special curry and rice with local Kyoto vegetables.
  • Private tour
  • Local guide
  • Walking tour
  • Food and drinks
  • Any entrance fees
  • Transfer to/from the meeting point
  • Public/private transfer fee during the tour (transport can be arranged at an additional cost).
  • It's recommended to bring around JPY 2000 to cover entrance fees, transportation fees, activity fees, etc.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

• Meet in front of the Bus Ticket Center near the central gate (Karasuma gate) of Kyoto Station, JR Line

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Cash

Know before you go

  • This experience will take place rain or shine
  • All bookings are private

Product ID: 394689