Morning Walking Tour of Arashiyama and Sagano

4 hours
Walking Tours
Sightseeing Tours
Cultural Tours


Escape the busy city for a few hours as you stroll through wooded Bamboo forests and temples embraced by the dense mountains. Wander through paths entangled by wilderness and beauty, and walk the Togetsuky? Bridge offering great valley views.

Why to buy

  • Immerse yourself in the natural wilderness on this walking tour
  • Be shown around by a professional English-speaking guide
  • Entry tickets are inclusive of this walking tour


Wake up fresh to meet your guide at the Kyoto prefecture at 8:35 AM and begin your refreshing walking tour. Meander through the Arashiyama district, home to temples, shrines and the famous Bamboo Grove. Your first stop shall be at the Jojakkoji Temple. This temple is surrounded by foliage and colors and serves as a quiet place away from the bustling crowds.

Spend half an hour here before heading to the Tenryuji Temple, one of the most important temples at the Arashiyama district. This Zen temple was ranked number one out of the city's five Zen temples. The gardens of the Tenryuji temple have survived the generations with a beautiful pond and blooming landscapes. Enjoy some quality time of self-reflection and meditation before moving on towards the Togetsukyo Bridge.

155 meters long, this bridge spans across the Katsura River and offers a vantage point for the scenic views of the Western Hills. During spring and fall, the eye can see breathtaking views of blushing pinks or fiery red draping the mountain.

At the end of the tour, head back to the original departure point after taking in your fill of nature and its unmatchable beauty.

English-speaking guide
Admission charges to Jojakkoji Temple
Admission charges to Tenryuji Temple
Admission charges to Togetsukyo Bridge
Personal Expenses
Food & Beverages


4 hours
Monday 8:30 AM Tuesday 8:30 AM Wednesday 8:30 AM Thursday 8:30 AM Friday 8:30 AM Saturday 8:30 AM Sunday 8:30 AM 
Language used
Type of Guide/Tour
Tour Escort
Child allowed age
0 - 11 years
Pickup point
Kyoto Prefecture
End point
Higashishiokojicho, Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600-8216, Japan

Good to know

  • This experience is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Keep in mind that public transport shall be used for this activity and the seats are not reserved.

Additional Information

  • Minimum 2 travelers required for this tour. In case this requirement isn't met, you shall be offered an alternative or a full refund.

Cancellation policy

  • Please refer to your booking for the cancellation policy.


Kyoto, Japan
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