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Kyoto Higashiyama Rickshaw Tour

Rediscover Japan's religious heritage in Higashiyama District

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  • Free Cancelation - 48 Hrs Notice
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  • - 5 Hrs Duration
  • Japanese
  • Private Group
  • Minimum 2 Travelers To Book
  • Meet Up With Guide
Highlights
  • Tour on a traditional rickshaw to view the townhouses as you pass by on the traditional flagstone paths
  • Explore impressive temples, such as the Kiyomizu or Ginkakuji temples, which are two of the most famous temples in Kyoto
  • Enjoy a romantic rickshaw ride in the old Gion district, where you might catch a glimpse of a Geisha heading for an appointment
  • Ask your friendly rickshaw guide for many tantalizing historical facts before dropping you off at a convenient location

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  • 30 Min Tour (North)

    US$ 41

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  • 30 Min Tour (South)

    US$ 41

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  • 1 Hour Tour (North)

    US$ 79

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  • 1 Hour Tour (South)

    US$ 79

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  • 2 Hour Tour

    US$ 146

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What To Expect

Rest your legs and feet and let the vibes of Kyoto's best-preserved district, Higashiyama, wash over you while enjoying the sights of the historic streets and townhouses from the comfort of your rickshaw. Let your guide take charge of the excursion as you and your companion dive into an informative and fun tour of Japanese ancient religions, visiting the historic temples and shrines or enjoying the atmosphere of the traditional district from the noble perch of a regal rickshaw. If you get lucky, you might even catch a glimpse of a beautiful geisha in Gion! Riding through the narrow streets, along the wooden houses and traditional shops of old Kyoto, the rickshaw rides are a perfect way to tour the majesty of Higashiyama whilst also treating a loved one in style.

Kyoto rickshaw tour
Explore Kyoto from the ease and comfort of a traditional rickshaw
Kyoto rickshaw ride
Travel the streets of Kyoto's historic Higashiyama district and perhaps even glimpse a geisha in Gion
Kyoto rickshaw drivers
Your friendly driver will share interesting facts as you ride...
Higashiyama rickshaw tour
...and is the perfect photographer to capture memories of your Kyoto tour
Higashiyama tour
Venture further into the narrow streets by rickshaw
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
Inclusive Of

Inclusive Of:

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

Not Inclusive Of:

  • Admission fees
Itinerary

Itinerary:

  • 30 min tour (North): Meet up at Heian Jingu Shrine - Nanzenji Temple - Murin-an - Big Torii - End at Heian Jungu Shrine
  • 30 min tour (South): Meet up at Ichinen-zaka Slope - Yasaka Pagoda - Yasaka Shrine - Maruyama park - Kyoto Maruyama Park Saami - Nene Road - End at Ichinen-zaka Slope
  • 1 hour tour (North): Meet up at Heian Jingu Shrine - Nanzenji Temple - Enter Murin-an - Zenrin-ji temple - Philosopher's Road - Honen-in Temple - End at Ginkakuji Temple - Ginkakuji Temple - End at your preferred location
  • 1 hour tour (South): Meet up at Ichinen-zaka Slope - Yasaka Pagoda - Kenninji Temple - Miyagawacho - Gion-shinbashi - Yasaka Shrine - Nene Road - End at Ichinen-zaka Slope
  • 2 hour tour: Meet up at Ginkakuji Temple - Honen-in Temple - Philosopher's Road - Nanzenji Temple - Enter Nanzenji Temple - Chion-In Temple - Yasaka Shrine - Yasaka Pagoda - kiyomizu-dera temple - End at your preferred location
  • When making the booking, please indicate your preferred departure time in 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 our branch (depending on your route
  • 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 for the specified tour date and time
  • Meet up point (30 min North & 1 hour North): Heian Tingu Shrine. How to get there: Kyoto City bus #5 or #100 from Kyoto Station (30 min). Or take the subway via Karasuma Oike Station to Higashiyama Station (20 min), then walk 10 min
  • Meet up point (30 min North & 1 hour South): Ichinen-zaka (Front of Kodaiji temple). How to get there: From JR Kyoto station, take City bus #206 and get off at Higashiyama-Yasui bus stop, then walk east for 5 min
  • Meet up point (2 hour tour): Ginkakuji Temple (End of Ginkakuji approach). How to get there: From JR Kyoto station, take City bus #5, #17, #100, #203 and get off at Ginkakuji-michi or Ginkakuji-mae bus stop, then walk to east for 5 min
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 (3) 5.0
  • YUTIN* 21 Feb 2017
    拉車的先生很可愛 很盡責的做介紹 雖然下著雨有點影響參觀 但是很細心地幫我們蓋防雨布 最後還送我們小禮物 真是太貼心了^^
  • CHU-L* 25 Dec 2016
    感謝村上拓督さん佐以大粒汗小粒汗的詳細又有誠意的解說,帶我們體驗與京都街上完全不一様的寧靜氛圍,平安神宮,南禪寺,哲學之道,銀閣寺,一小時竟飛的就結束了,超值得的行程!
  • Meg* 10 Jan 2016
    一路上看到好多好美的艺伎!她们也经常选择坐人力车哦,小哥给我们说了好多艺伎的趣事。也发现有女车夫,太棒了!每个人都好热情,总是笑。这样坐着人力车玩京都也蛮有意思的,推荐!
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