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Sagano Bamboo Grove and Arashiyama Walking Tour with Optional Yakatabune Cruise Instant Confirmation

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Take a tranquil morning walk through serene Arashiyama, visit Tenryuji Temple, and stroll the Sagano Bamboo Grove. An optional river lunch cruise along the scenic Hozu River is also available.

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  • Fall at Tenryuji Temple
  • Leisurely cruising downstream on a yakatabune
  • Crossing the Togetsukyo Bridge
  • Scenic temple in Arashiyama
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Nestled beneath the stunning Arashiyama Mountains of Kyoto, Sagano-Arashiyama is one of the most scenic destinations in Kyoto. Your morning stroll begins at Tenryuji Temple, home to one of the most acclaimed Japanese gardens in Kyoto. Stroll though the Sagano bamboo forest and visit Jojakkoji Temple. After crossing the scenic Togetsukyo Bridge, you can opt to have a tasty Japanese-style lunch aboard a traditional yakatabune river cruise boat, the perfect way to drift downstream. Especially in autumn and spring, the region comes alive in bursts of colors and flowers, creating a perfect venue for strolling.
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Price
Sagano Bamboo Tour without Yakatabune Lunch Cruise
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 82.88
USD 82.88
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 70.78
USD 70.78
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
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Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 82.88
USD 82.88
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 70.78
USD 70.78
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
  • Duration: 4 - 4.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Lunch / Train fare / English-speaking guide
  • Schedule
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    Time & Location
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  • 08:40 Meet at New Miyako Hotel
  • Kyoto Station
    Gather at New Miyako Hotel and travel on foot to Kyoto Station. Board a local train headed for Saga-Arashiyama.
  • Tenryuji Temple (30 minutes)
    Fall at Tenryuji Temple The head temple of Zen Buddhism in Kyoto, the famous Japanese garden uses the beautiful landscapes of Arashiyama as a backdrop, and has been registered as a Special Place of Scenic Beauty.
  • Sagano Bamboo Grove
    20120313055341_1307909873_10001_4.jpeg Stroll through the beautiful bamboo groves, where the green bamboo reaches for the sky.
  • Jojakkoji Temple (30 minutes)
    A charming temple known for its stunning natural scenery, Jojakkoji overlooks the town of Sagano and the city of Kyoto.
  • Togetsukyo Bridge (30 minutes)
    Crossing the Togetsukyo Bridge A bridge over the Oi River, with great views of the surrounding scenery, which reflects on the river itself. This is a spectacular location for viewing cherry blossoms or colored autumn leaves.
  • Saga-Arashiyama Train Station
    Board the return train to Kyoto.
  • 12:30-13:00 Tour ends at Kyoto Train Station
Package detail / Schedule
Sagano Bamboo Tour with Yakatabune Lunch Cruise
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 129.45
USD 129.45
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 117.34
USD 117.34
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 129.45
USD 129.45
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 117.34
USD 117.34
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Train fare / English-speaking guide
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 08:40 Meet at New Miyako Hotel
  • Kyoto Station
    Gather at New Miyako Hotel and travel on foot to Kyoto Station. Board a local train headed for Saga-Arashiyama.
  • Tenryuji Temple (30 minutes)
    Fall at Tenryuji Temple The head temple of Zen Buddhism in Kyoto, the famous Japanese garden uses the beautiful landscapes of Arashiyama as a backdrop, and has been registered as a Special Place of Scenic Beauty.
  • Sagano Bamboo Grove
    20120313055341_1307909873_10001_4.jpeg Stroll through the beautiful bamboo groves, where the green bamboo reaches for the sky.
  • Jojakkoji Temple (30 minutes)
    A charming temple known for its stunning natural scenery, Jojakkoji overlooks the town of Sagano and the city of Kyoto.
  • Togetsukyo Bridge (30 minutes)
    Crossing the Togetsukyo Bridge This bridge over the Oi River offers great views of the surrounding scenery, which reflects on the river itself. This is a spectacular location for viewing cherry blossoms or colored autumn leaves.
  • 12:00 Yakatabune Hozu River Cruise with Lunch (60 minutes)
    Enjoy a Japanese-style lunch on a yakatabune, a traditional leisure cruise ship. You will be taken across the Hozu River which is also a part of the Oigawa and Katsuro Rivers. Watch as the natural scenery pass by, and take a moment to relax as you bask in the serenity of the surrounding landscape.
  • Tour disbands at the Yakatabune Pier
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
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    • If less than 2 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
    • Children (ages 0-5 years) will be able to participate for free under the following conditions.
      Tour:
      An individual seat will not be provided. Please have them sit on the lap of their parent or guardian. If there are seats available, they are welcome to use it, however they will not be getting a priority in seating.
      If you would like a seat for a child (ages 0-5 years), please book them as a child.
Additional Note(s)
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    • If the boat cannot be boarded due to high water levels or other operational concerns, lunch will be served at a restaurant instead. In this case JPY 2,000 per person will be refunded.
    • A boarding fee of JPY 1,000 is required for children aged 4 to 5 years for the yakatabune cruise.
    • Public transportation will be used and seating will not be guaranteed.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 8 business days to 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 2 business days to 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 1 business days to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
Change policy
  • Please contact Veltra immediately if you make any changes to your booking once it is confirmed, as:

    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 8 business days to 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 2 business days to 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 1 business days to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

After your booking is confirmed, be sure to print your voucher and bring it with you on the day of your activity.

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