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- Take a 5-hour morning tour with an English-speaking guide to explore the historical districts of Sagano and Arashiyama
- Walk through the peaceful Sagano bamboo grove where perfectly lined bamboos adorn the area
- Visit one of Kyoto's best temples, Tenryuji, a UNESCO-listed Zen monastery
- Enjoy the scenic beauty of the Hozukyo Ravine onboard the Sagano Romantic train
Take a relaxing stroll around the calming atmosphere of bamboo groves and elegant mountain temples of rural Japan. Explore the captivating areas of Arashiyama and Sagano near Kyoto on this 5-hour walking tour. Get a chance to cross the scenic Togetsukyo Bridge, and catch glimpses of colorful koi swim by. Visit the Tenryuji Temple, the largest Zen monastery in western Japan. Admire the mountain-framed 14th-century temple and roam around the lovely ponds and gardens that fill the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Next, make your way into the stunning Sagano Bamboo Forest and walk through a surreal footpath in the dappled sunlight that streams through sky-high curtains of bamboo. Soak up the serenity of this mystical 330ft (100m) trail and snap photos with the towering canes as your backdrop. After experiencing the peaceful beauty of Arashiyama, hop aboard the Sagano romantic train from Arashiyama station to Kameoka station. During this 20-minute journey, you can enjoy the scenic view of the forested hillside and the Hozukyo Ravine before you get back on the JR to return to your starting point. The tour’s packages come with an English-speaking guide who will take you to these beautiful destinations.