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Arashiyama & Sagano Scenic Railway Tour with Kyoto Highlights from Osaka Instant Confirmation

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From a ride on the retro Sagano railway to the seasonal colors of Arashiyama, red torii gates of Fushimi Inari shrine and views from Kiyomizudera temple, visit all the most Instagram-worthy spots of Kyoto in one day from Osaka!

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This tour is recommended for travelers who are looking for a convenient way to travel around Kyoto's popular sightseeing spots and want free time to explore on their own. A guided tour will not be conducted, but English instructions about the bus schedule will be provided.
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The popular fall foliage season for 2019 is expected to be between late-October - early December! Book early to reserve seats on a tour to see some of the best spots in the ancient capital.
Price
Budget-Friendly Tour (Bus Only Plan)
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 56.95
USD 56.95
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 47.45
USD 47.45
Infant (Age 0-2)
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 13 & over)
USD 56.95
USD 56.95
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 47.45
USD 47.45
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
Infants (ages 0-2) can join for free but will not get a separate seat or meal
Includes bus fare only.
Lunch and admission fees are NOT included in the tour fee.
  • Duration: 9 - 10 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Bus fare / English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking assistant
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 08:20 Pick-up from Designated Location in Osaka
  • 08:30 Depart
  • 10:30 Ride the Romantic Sagano Train! (23 mins)
    20171024054339_1654432809_12123_9 Hop on the retro train for a relaxing ride along the river. During the spring see the pink cherry blossoms, and in the fall admire the red and golden leaves surrounding the train.
  • 11:00 Lunch Time and Explore Arashiyama (2 hours)
    woman in bamboo forest cropped Filled with many scenic spots, another famous spot in Kyoto is the bamboo grove leading to many temples and shrines. Stop by to see the iconic Togetsukyo bridge for a panoramic shot of the ancient city.
    During this time, feel free to find a spot to eat of your choice!
  • 13:45 Kiyomizudera Temple (90 mins)
    Japan_Kyoto_kiyomizudera_Temple_Autumn_Foliage_Dusk_shutterstock_323217077 One of Kyoto's most iconic temples, perched high on a hill overlooking the city. Make sure to get a sip of the 'sacred water'! Particularly beautiful in fall and spring, when the seasonal colors contrast with the dark beauty of the ancient wood.
  • 15:30 Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine (80 mins)
    fushimi inari_1 Made world-famous by the movie 'Memoirs of a Geisha', the seemingly endless orange torii gates and cute fox guardian statues around this shrine are a must-see for visitors to Kyoto.
  • 17:50-18:05 Drop-off at Designated Location in Osaka
Package detail / Schedule
Tour with Lunch Buffet and Admission Included
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 85.42
USD 85.42
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 75.93
USD 75.93
Infant (Age 0-2)
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 13 & over)
USD 85.42
USD 85.42
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 75.93
USD 75.93
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
Infants (ages 0-2) can join for free but will not get a separate seat or meal
  • Duration: 9 - 10 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Lunch buffet / Bus fare / English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking assistant / Romantic Sagano train ride fee / Kiyomizudera Temple Admission
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 08:20 Pick-up from Designated Location in Osaka
  • 08:30 Depart
  • 10:30 Ride the Romantic Sagano Train! (23 mins)
    20171024054339_1654432809_12123_9 Hop on the retro train for a relaxing ride along the river. During the spring see the pink cherry blossoms, and in the fall admire the red and golden leaves surrounding the train.
  • 11:00 Lunch Time and Explore Arashiyama (2 hours)
    woman in bamboo forest cropped Filled with many scenic spots, another famous spot in Kyoto is the bamboo grove leading to many temples and shrines. Stop by to see the iconic Togetsukyo bridge for a panoramic shot of the ancient city.
    During this time, follow the tour staff who will take you to the designated restaurants.
  • 13:45 Kiyomizudera Temple (90 mins)
    Japan_Kyoto_kiyomizudera_Temple_Autumn_Foliage_Dusk_shutterstock_323217077 One of Kyoto's most iconic temples, perched high on a hill overlooking the city. Make sure to get a sip of the 'sacred water'! Particularly beautiful in fall and spring, when the seasonal colors contrast with the dark beauty of the ancient wood.
  • 15:30 Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine (80 mins)
    fushimi inari_1 Made world-famous by the movie 'Memoirs of a Geisha', the seemingly endless orange torii gates and cute fox guardian statues around this shrine are a must-see for visitors to Kyoto.
  • 17:50-18:05 Drop-off at Designated Location in Osaka
Package detail / Schedule
Tour with Beef Shabu Shabu Lunch and Admission Included
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 113.89
USD 113.89
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 104.40
USD 104.40
Infant (Age 0-2)
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 13 & over)
USD 113.89
USD 113.89
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 104.40
USD 104.40
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
Infants (ages 0-2) can join for free but will not get a separate seat or meal
  • Duration: 9 - 10 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Lunch / Bus fare / English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking assistant / Romantic Sagano train ride fee / Kiyomizudera Temple Admission
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 08:20 Pick-up from Designated Location in Osaka
  • 08:30 Depart
  • 10:30 Ride the Romantic Sagano Train! (23 mins)
    20171024054339_1654432809_12123_9 Hop on the retro train for a relaxing ride along the river. During the spring see the pink cherry blossoms, and in the fall admire the red and golden leaves surrounding the train.
  • 11:00 Lunch Time and Explore Arashiyama (2 hours)
    woman in bamboo forest cropped Filled with many scenic spots, another famous spot in Kyoto is the bamboo grove leading to many temples and shrines. Stop by to see the iconic Togetsukyo bridge for a panoramic shot of the ancient city.
    During this time, follow the tour staff who will take you to the designated restaurants.
  • 13:45 Kiyomizudera Temple (90 mins)
    Japan_Kyoto_kiyomizudera_Temple_Autumn_Foliage_Dusk_shutterstock_323217077 One of Kyoto's most iconic temples, perched high on a hill overlooking the city. Make sure to get a sip of the 'sacred water'! Particularly beautiful in fall and spring, when the seasonal colors contrast with the dark beauty of the ancient wood.
  • 15:30 Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine (80 mins)
    fushimi inari_1 Made world-famous by the movie 'Memoirs of a Geisha', the seemingly endless orange torii gates and cute fox guardian statues around this shrine are a must-see for visitors to Kyoto.
  • 17:50-18:05 Drop-off at Designated Location in Osaka
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
  • All Packages
    • Infants (up to 2 years old) may join for free but will not have a seat on the bus. If you wish for your child to have a seat, please book them as a child.
      Baby strollers are permitted on the bus, but must be folded in advance. Please note that the operating company will not be responsible if any damages occur to the baby stroller.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • All Packages
    • 1 suitcase (up to 90 Liter size) per person can be brought into the bus. Additional baggage may be brought on, however, it would be subject to availability.
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • This is not a guided tour, however a tour operator that can speak English will be on board.
    • The activity schedule and timing of the train ride on the Sagano railway are subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • If you wish to leave the tour at specific tour locations in the itinerary, please inform the tour conductor on the day of your tour.
    • Transportation between Fushimi Inari to Kiyomizudera Temple may be on a taxi depending on the traffic of that day. (e.g. during New Years, cherry blossom season, Autumn foliage season.)
    • The order of the itinerary may be altered depending on the given departure time on the Sagano Train and seating arrangement inside will be decided by the tour operator.
    • Halal meals are available for this plan. If you book a Halal meal, you will not be taking part in the buffet lunch.
    • Vegetarian options are available upon request, Please request when booking.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 11 business days to 18:00 local time, 8 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 20% of the total amount.
  • 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
  • Any changes are subject to the same fees as outlined in the cancellation policy.
    If you wish to change the number of participants, the cancellation fees will apply per person.
From USD 56.95
From USD 56.95

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(4.45/5.00) 4.45 / 5
(22 reviews)
Language English, Japanese
Pick-up Not available
Duration 9 - 10 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Meal Lunch, Lunch buffet

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Prior to booking this trip I had done some research on the places I wanted to go with only a day in Kyoto. This was the perfect trip! Taka -San was very knowledgeable, patient and friendly. He helped...more
The time of the tour was well organised. The guide Takai san was well informed and a knowledgeable and extremely friendly tour escort. To see some of the most beautiful sights of Kyoto in a short sp...more
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Arashiyama & Sagano Scenic Railway Tour with Kyoto Highlights from Osaka
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