What you'll do
【EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT!】This adventure will be held in Kyoto’s famous destinations Arashiyama. We will explore both tourists' must-go places as well as many hidden gems while avoiding the crowds. No worries, we will take stops and take moderate roads to walk. We will visit 3 temples/shrines and Along the way, the host will tell you histories/stories about Arashiyama. Will promise to show you places where only locals go and you would never go or find on your own. Your guide is a Kyoto local, a fluent English speaker and who’s perfect for giving you an intimate experience of all that Kyoto has to offer. - The Tour starts at JR Arashiyama Station (only 20min away by train from Kyoto station). - First, we will go visit must-go places in Arashiyama; Tenryu-ji temple and bamboo forest. Your guide will give you a nice photoshoot for you (with your phone!) - Next, we will explore some hidden/lessor know places avoiding the crowds as Giouji) - We will have some stops for souvenirs, a little break for coffee :) - We will be back to JR Arashiyama Station at the end of the tour
Tamaki & Team
I manage the Kansai area-based tours for WOW JAPAN! Experience+. I'm originally born and raised in Osaka, but recently I have lived in Kyoto for almost 5 years. I lived in Canada, and have traveled to many destinations throughout Asia. Now, back in Japan, I feel that it's my turn to start showing travelers around my favorite spots, some of the coolest, lesser-known locations around Kyoto! Arashiyama is one of my favorite places in Kyoto and I can take you guys to hidden / lesser known beautiful places in Arashiyama! Our co-host are Chi, Asami and Wako who are also fluent in English and knowledgeable about this region! We all will take you to the most hidden and lessor known places in Arashiyama! Learn more about our services here: https://medium.com/@explusjapan
Entrance fee for all the temples/shrines
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Where you'll be
Meet your guide at JR Saga Arashiyama Station. We will go to Tenryuji temple and bamboo forest. Next, we will visit, Gioji. The tour will end in main street in Arashiyama.
Keep these in mind
Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 8 guests ages 4 and up can attend.
- We will leave the meeting point after the 10 min tour introduction.
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