Arashiyama Bamboo Grove Day Tour:

Kyoto food walk through historical bamboo grove

Experience both the popular and local sides of the Arashiyama and Sagano area, a historical vacation destination for the Japanese aristocracy, through walking and eating. 

This tour currently is only available upon request.


  • Lunch with 5+ Japanese food tastings at highly selected food vendors as well as hidden gems along the Katsura River. Japanese sweets included. 
  • Visit must-see spots (e.g. Bamboo Grove, Togetsukyo Bridge, and Tenryuji temple) to feel and learn its 1000+ years of history and stories of Arashiyama and Sagano.
  • Explore lesser-known areas away from tourist crowds (e.g. Visit non-touristy bamboo street and river boat ride when the weather permits). You may visit the Iwatayama Monkey Park after the tour, a 20-minute uphill walk from the tour ending spot. 

Arashiyama Bamboo Tour info

  • Duration: 2.5 hours, starting at 10:00 am
  • Minimum: 2 people per tour
  • Maximum: 6 people per tour
  • Price: 9,800 JPY (+ 10% tax) per person
  • Food: Lunch at multiple food vendors
  • Meeting Location: JR Arashiyama station
  • Not included: Transportation from/to Arashiyama station


This tour is currently available upon request. Please email us for availability. 

Kyoto Bamboo & Food Tour Booking 


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