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Arashiyama Rickshaw Tour

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

  • Free Cancelation - 48 Hrs Notice
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  • - 5 Hrs Duration
  • English
  • Private Group
  • Minimum 2 Travelers To Book
  • 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

  • Amand* 5 May 2017
    Superb service! The driver was really nice to recommend good spots for taking photos. He was also very helpful and skilled in taking our picture.

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  • 30 Min Tour

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  • 1 Hour Tour

    US$ 78


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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


  • 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
Inclusive Of

Inclusive Of:

  • English speaking guide
  • 30 min/1 hour/2 hour rickshaw ride
Not Inclusive Of

Not Inclusive Of:

  • Admission fees


  • 30 min 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
  • When making the booking, please indicate your preferred departure time in the space provided at check out
  • Please note: The itinerary above is a sample itinerary. 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
Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • 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
  • Due to the peak season in autumn, you may book the tour that departs at 8:00am/8:30am/9:00am/9:30am/10:00am from 18 November 2017 to 3 December 2017
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 (11) 5.0
  • Amand* 5 May 2017
    Superb service! The driver was really nice to recommend good spots for taking photos. He was also very helpful and skilled in taking our picture.
  • Robertus*** 21 Apr 2017
    amazing experience and totally worth it. our rickshaw driver's name was Daisuke. he was great and friendly, explaining things along the way. it was crowded in arashiyama, using rickshaw will get you the best experience. daisuke knew best places to take photos and he helped taking our photos as well. splendid. truly recommended service.
  • CHEE*** 7 Apr 2017
    Very good experience to explore the area. Friendly rickshaw puller. Highly recommended
  • Tung*** 5 Jan 2017
    We had a wonderful experience at the bamboo forest. Our guide was ever so lovely and we enjoyed having his company. I would recommend him to anyone! His english and photography skills was also great!!!
  • Man*** 1 Jul 2017
  • NINGYA* 4 Jun 2017
  • TAI*** 24 May 2017
  • Tsz*** 15 Apr 2017
  • KA*** 22 Mar 2017
  • Chi*** 28 Feb 2017
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