Arashiyama Rickshaw Tour

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Get the best of Japan's scenery on a customized ride

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  • Free Cancelation - 48 Hrs Notice
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  • English
  • Join In Group
  • Minimum 1 Travelers
  • Meet Up With Guide
  • Soak in the view of the seemingly endless bamboo stalks at famous Arashiyama Bamboo Grove
  • Let the rickshaw operator do the footwork as you recline into the comfortable confines of the rickshaw
  • Enjoy Arashiyama's nature, ranging from mountain and river views, to bamboo groves, and over to pastoral views
  • Capture the spirit of your tour in Arashiyama with photos taken buy your guide
  • End the rewarding Kyoto rickshaw ride with drop off at a convenient point of your choosing
Most Recent Review

  • 7 Nov 2018
    A unique experience to travel and see arashiyama on rickshaw. Our driver is very warm guy, can speak English/Chinese and keep engaging conversation with us. He also took good photos of us. Recommended for those who does not wish to travel on foot.

US$ 38.45 39.55

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  • 30 Min Tour

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    US$ 38.45

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  • 1 Hour Tour

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    US$ 74.75

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  • 2 Hour Tour

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    US$ 138.79

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What To Expect

A visit to Arishayama, just a short day trip from Kyoto, is the true definition of dreamy and surreal. Spend quality time with nature as you visit lush green gardens together with your guide or enjoy gliding through parts of the iconic Arashiyama bamboo forest leading to a popular shrine in its midst. Let the 'Zen' spirit bring your body to perfect harmony as you gaze upon the splendid temple architecture and tranquil forest, feeling like true nobility as you enjoy the services of an enthusiastic tour guide from your rickshaw seat.

Arashiyama rickshaw tour
Experience the iconic bamboo forest of Arashiyama on a rickshaw tour
Arashiyama rickshaw driver
Let your friendly guide show you the best sights on this guided tour
Arashiyama Kyoto day trip
Explore the beautiful Arashiyama village and nature on a day trip from Kyoto
Arashiyama bridge
Discover why Arashiyama is so famed for its beauty
Arashiyama rickshaw ride
Enjoy the utmost convenience ending your rickshaw tour at a location of your choice
Activity Information
Confirmation

Confirmation:

  • You will receive confirmation of your booking's availability within 1 business day. Once confirmed, we will send you the voucher via email
  • In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email
Itinerary

Itinerary:

  • Please note: The itineraries below are samples only. We can customize your tour within the given time frame, adjusting the route, as well as starting and finishing points according to your interest and convenience. Please ask us for more information
30 Minute Tour
  • Meet up at North side of Togetsukyo Bridge
  • Path of Bamboo
  • Nonomiya-jinja Shrine
  • Rakushisha
  • End at Togetsukyo or JR Saga-Arashiyama Station
1 Hour Tour
  • Meet up at North side of Togetsukyo Bridge
  • Path of Bamboo
  • Nonomiya-jinja Shrine
  • Visit a temple of your choice
  • Rakushisha
  • End at Togetsukyo Bridge or JR Saga-Arashiyama Station
2 Hour Tour
  • Meet up at North side of Togetsukyo Bridge
  • Path of Bamboo
  • Nonomiya-jinja Shrine
  • Seiryoji Temple
  • Conservation of Historical Town Districts
  • Enter two temples/gardens of your choice
  • Rakushisha
  • End at Togetsukyo or Saga-Arashiyama Station
Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • When making the booking, please indicate your preferred departure time in the space provided at check out
  • Expecting mothers in their first 16 weeks of pregnancy are not permitted to ride a rickshaw
  • Elementary school and pre-school children under the age of 6 are free of charge, provided that they are accompanied by at least one full fare paying passenger and are not occupying a seat, but are sitting on a lap
  • Wheelchair-friendly. Light folding wheelchairs can be carried on the back of the rickshaw or can be sent separately to the final destination
  • Luggage and baby strollers can be attached to the back of the rickshaw or can be stored at a branch (depending on your route - please check on arrival
  • On peak season dates for autumn (18 November-3 December 2018), please note that you may book tours that depart at the following timeslots: 8:00am, 8:30am, 9:00am, 9:30am, and 10:00am
How To Use
  • You can present either a printed or an electronic voucher for this activity
  • The voucher is valid only on the tour date and time specified
  • Meet up point: North Side of Togetsukyo Bridge or South exit of JR Saga-Arashiyama Station.
  • How to get there:
  • Arashiyama station, Arashiyama line of Hanky railway or Keifuku railway
  • Saga-Arashiyama station, JR Sanin line
  • Arashiyama-Tenryuji bus stop, #28 City bus from JR Kyoto station
Cancelation Policy
  • Full refunds will be issued for cancelations made at least 48 hours prior to the activity
  • No refund will be issued for customers who do not turn up on the activity day
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Reviews (69) 5.0
  • Pek Yien Gina 7 Nov 2018
    A unique experience to travel and see arashiyama on rickshaw. Our driver is very warm guy, can speak English/Chinese and keep engaging conversation with us. He also took good photos of us. Recommended for those who does not wish to travel on foot.
  • tae young 5 Nov 2018
    they are so kindand polite , there are beautiful nature to see! it has great value to experience :-)
  • Angeline Tze Ling 30 Oct 2018
    We had a great experience. Worth the money to avoid the crowd and for a relaxing ride around Arashiyama. They also know the best spots for the best pictures. Two thumbs up
  • Alexander 30 Oct 2018
    Very friendly and kind driver. Nice concept and help you relax and enjoy the view. the driver will also take your picture and stop on the famous areas. A little more commentary would be better.
  • SOK HUI 29 Oct 2018
    The riskshaw ride was so worth it! I had my parents with me so this was perfect for them. We were in 2 rickshaws. The drivers were conversant in English, cheerful, humorous, and they gave narrations as we move along the route (less crowded) they had suggested. And they took such awesome pictures which we would have never done so on our own! Very comfortable and we were well taken care of during the one hour ride. The bamboo forest was the highlight .... simply breathtaking. I would highly recommend this experience. You can get a good overview of this place after which you can explore on your own. Many lovely memories here.
  • Stella Soo Lin 23 Oct 2018
    Great activity. Our rickshaw pullers were friendly and fun. They also did a fantastic job taking photos on our mobile phones. Strongly recommend!
  • Siu Chung 16 Oct 2018
    Great Rickshaw driver. He was super enthusiastic - quite a workout for him to pull two adults and one child.
  • Rachmawati 11 Oct 2018
    Great experienced and hassle free service, Ebisuya is very accommodating as well, as they replied and gives clear direction on meeting point, accommodating me being late and very friendly...all the staff are. Great 30 minutes touring the area, well informed rickshaw driver and he takes good picture as well including editing [ὠa]. Definitely recommended.
  • Andrea Michelle 21 Sep 2018
    Didn’t expect this tour be fun! Saw a different side of Arashiyama that you can’t normally access without extremely good walking stamina. It was perfect for my 80 year old grandmother who was with us during the tour. Guides were good in English, accommodating, and took really great photos!
  • Zhe Yuan 12 Sep 2018
    The two tour guides, Yuichi Yoshizawa-san and Naoki Yagi-san who provided the tour for our family were very friendly, jovial and chatty. They were knowledgeable and explained to us about the places and history. Suggested the alternative bamboo forest at another location because the usual one was destroyed by typhoon. They also took brilliant photos and taught us how to take photos from good angles. Highly recommended!
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