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Discover the Hidden Gems in Arashiyama



  • 4 hour total

  • English

  • Any Age

  • 1 〜 10



I manage the Kansai area-based tours for Experience+, especially those in Osaka and Kyoto. I'm originally born and raised in Osaka, but recently I have lived in Kyoto for almost 4 years. During my high school years, I lived in Canada, and have traveled to many destinations throughout Asia. These experiences gave me a love for travel, and a deep curiosity for finding local places and hidden gems that I can visit with local people along the way. Now, back in Japan, I feel that it's my turn to start showing travelers around my favorite spots, including some of the coolest, lesser-known locations around Kyoto and Osaka where I grew up! Come and join my experience as we make new, unforgettable memories from the best corners of Japan!

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This adventure will be held in Arashiyama, one of Kyoto’s most famous destinations. We will explore both tourists' must-go places as well as many hidden gems while avoiding the crowds. Discover the stories of generals back in the old days of Japan, in Samurai era. This tour covers 8km overall. No worries, we will take stops and take roads which are easy to walk through. We will visit 5 temples/shrines and along the way, the host will tell you the history/stories about Arashiyama. Your guide is a Kyoto local, a fluent English speaker and someone who’s perfect for giving you an intimate experience of all that Kyoto has to offer. This tour is going to be a highlight for your stay in Kyoto! - The Tour starts at JR Arashiyama Station (only 20min from Kyoto station by train). - First, we will go visit must-go places in Arashiyama; Tenryu-ji temple and bamboo forest. Your guide will take give you a nice photoshoot (with your phone!) - Next, we will explore some hidden/lesser know places avoiding the crowds. - We will have some stops for souvenirs and a little break for coffee :) - We will head back to JR Arashiyama Station and end the tour there.


  • Duration


    (09:30 〜 12:30)

    * Time may vary, not including transportation time

  • Access

    Take JR Line from Kyoto Station to Saga Arashiyama Station

  • Participants Guests

    1 〜 10

    Trip will be cancelled if the required minimum number of participants is not met. Accompanied infants participate for free.

  • Age


  • Conditions

    Available on Clear or Lightly Rainy Days

  • Cancellation Policy

    We are unable to refund cancellations made after 00:00, 1 days prior to your reserved date.


  • Adults(12+)


  • Children(4~11)


  • Infants(~3)


Included in the Price

- Guide fee - Entrance fee


  • Things to bring

    - Casual shoes and clothes

  • Meeting Point

    JR Saga Arashiyama Station North Exit

  • Additional Info

    Please note that your reservation with us may be canceled due to inclement weather conditions or heavy rain. If so, we will contact you at least one hour prior to your reservation via your original booking site.


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