Afternoon Arashiyama Bamboo Forest & Monkey Park Bike Tour

Enjoy a late start and absolutely fall in love with Arashiyama on this amazing afternoon tour! Take a trip back in time where the very roads you ride were sub-temples of our World Heritage Tenryuji Zen Temple followed by a short hike up to the impressive panoramic view of Kyoto from Iwatayama Mountain and the accompanying Iwatayama Monkey Park. You will even experience some bamboo forest viewing and visits to some local shrines and temples not frequented by the crowds of tourists.

Duration 4 hours
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What's included :
  • Native English speaking bilingual guide
  • Bicycle
  • Helmet
  • Bottled water
  • Admission fees
  • Entry/Admission - Monkey Park Iwatayama
  • Entry/Admission - Tenryuji Temple Sogenchi Garden
What's excluded :
  • No hotel pickup or drop off
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Monkey Park Iwatayama, 8 Genrokuyamacho, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto 616-0022 Kyoto Prefecture

Take a pleasant 20 minute walk up to the top of Iwata mountain to the Monkey Park. Enjoy possible monkey viewing and an amazing view of Kyoto City.

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Stop At: Bamboo Forest Street, Sagaogurayama Tabuchiyamacho, Ukyo-Ku, Kyoto 616-8394 Kyoto Prefecture

Explore the beauty of the bamboo and be transfixed by one of the top soundscapes of Japan!

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Tenryuji Temple Sogenchi Garden, 68 Sagatenryūji Susukinobabachō, Ukyo Ward, Kyoto, 616-8385, Japan

Stroll through one of the most beautiful Japanese gardens in Kyoto at the World Heritage Tenryuji Temple.

Duration: 25 minutes

Departure Point :
Saga-Arashiyama Station, 11-1 Sagatenryūji Kurumamichichō, Ukyo Ward, Kyoto, 616-8373, Japan
Departure Time :
1:00 PM
Return Detail :
Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • E-bikes, kid's bikes, bike trailer for child are available upon request (additional fee may apply)
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Kyoto Bike Tour - The Bamboo Forest & Arashiyama

Activity ID: V-103013P4

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