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Small group ensures personal service
Led by a local guide
Itinerary This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Nonomiya Shrine
From meetup point (JR Saga Arashiyama Station), we will head to Sagano area and Jojakko-ji Temple at first. On the way, we have a special local croquette and soy milk donuts. Then, go through the small bamboo forest and Nonomiya Shrine (Shrine of Love). After Nonomiya Shrine, the road will be very quiet and the scenery will be quite peaceful. Enjoy the local atomosphere of Sagano Area.
After Bamboo Grove, there is World-Heritage-Site Zen Temple, Tenryu-ji. Exploring the grande, and enjoy the seasonal flowers. The specialty of this Zen Garden is its pond garden wiz surrounding mountain.
Since you have a long walking around Sagano area, your stomach has a space now. Let's have a local Kyoto food, leak pancake (Kyoto style Okonomiyaki) and special fish cake. And then, head to the most Iconic Bridge of Japan, Togetsu Bridge. The view of the combination of this bridge & background woods are very scenic. Enjoy the scenery like ancient aristocrats.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Hōrinji Temple
If we have a time, let's visit the very local but beautiful temple. Name is Horin-ji. Since it is not known by the tourists, it's very quiet. Normally, there are only local and monks. From the terrace of this temple, you can overview the entire Kyoto city. If you are lucky, you can see the local ceremony "ju-san-mairi." In that ceremony, children aged 13 years old celebrate their age wiz formal dressing. You will be impressed by their special Kimono which young ladies wear. At the end of the tour, you will have a traditional Matcha & small rice cake wiz sweet red bean paste. This tour ends around this place. Since the end point is very close to, if you like, you can also visit the Monkey Park by yourself. Also, if you have a question about your travel plan in Japan, feel free to ask your guide. We will help you like your local friend!!
Duration: 30 minutes
Pass By: Monkey Park Iwatayama, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Kinki
After the tour, if you want to visit Arashiyama Monkey park, we can take you to the entrance of Monkey park.
Professional and friendly local guide
Entrance fee for Tenryu-ji Temple & Jojakko-ji Temple
Entry/Admission - Jojakkoji Temple
Entry/Admission - Tenryuji Temple
Hotel pick-up and drop-off
Extra food and drink
Other personal expenses
Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
A moderate amount of walking (App. 3.5 km) and stairs are included
A maximum of 8 people per booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Near public transportation
Infants must sit on laps
Not recommended for travelers with back problems
No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
55-2 Arashiyama Nakaoshitachō, Nishikyō-ku, Kyoto, 616-0004, Japan