Kyoto Rickshaw Tour

Step into an authentic Japanese rickshaw for the ride of a lifetime, through some of the most scenic and historic districts in Kyoto, Japan. You have the option of exploring the verdant Bamboo Grove and impressive shrines of west Kyoto’s Arashiyama district or the intriguing wooden buildings and stone alleys (maybe even spotting a geisha or two) in Kyoto’s famed Higashiyama area, all with a knowledgeable local guide and rickshaw driver. This authentic, customizable Kyoto adventure is a fun introduction to this beautiful city.
* Duration: 30 to 180 minutes
* Starts: Kyoto, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Step into an authentic Japanese rickshaw for the ride of a lifetime, through some of the most scenic and historic districts in Kyoto, Japan. You have the option of exploring the verdant Bamboo Grove and impressive shrines of west Kyoto’s Arashiyama district or the intriguing wooden buildings and stone alleys (maybe even spotting a geisha or two) in Kyoto’s famed Higashiyama area, all with a knowledgeable local guide and rickshaw driver. This authentic, customizable Kyoto adventure is a fun introduction to this beautiful city.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Nanzen-ji Temple, 86 Nanzenji Fukuchicho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8435 Kyoto Prefecture

red brick aqueduct next to the Nanzenji Temple

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Arashiyama, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-0007 Kyoto Prefecture

location where the Arashiyama tour will take place

Stop At: Gio-ji Temple, 32 Kosaka-cho, Sagatoriimoto, Kyoto Kyoto Prefecture

visit a wonderful green moss garden

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Daikaku-ji Temple, 4 Sagaosawacho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8411 Kyoto Prefecture

temple complex away from the hustle and bustle of Arashiyama’s main area. Lovely with cherry blossoms in the summer

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Ebisuya, Kyoto Arashiyama, 3-24 Susukinobabacho, Sagatenryuji, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8385 Kyoto Prefecture

your tour operator for a rickshaw tour through Kyoto Arashiyama

Pass By: Ebisuya, Kyoto Higashiyama, 558-9 Yugyomaecho, Higahsiotanimae Kitairu, Gojo Ohashi, Higashiyama-Ku, Kyoto 605-0864 Kyoto Prefecture

tour operator for Higashiyama area

Pass By: Togetsukyo Bridge, Sagatenryuji Susukinobabacho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8385 Kyoto Prefecture

starting place of tour

Pass By: Bamboo Forest Street, Sagaogurayama Tabuchiyamacho, Ukyo-Ku, Kyoto 616-8394 Kyoto Prefecture

the famous bamboo forest of Arashiyama. Private rickshaw path

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

walk through part of the bamboo forest not accessible by rickshaw

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Nonomiya Shrine, Sagano Miyamachi 1, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8393 Kyoto Prefecture

shinto shrine nestled in the bamboo forest

Pass By: Rakushisha, 20 Sagaogurayama Hinomyojincho, Ukyo-Ku, Kyoto 616-8391 Kyoto Prefecture

cottage of a famous japanesehaiku poet

Stop At: Nisonin, 27 Saganisonin Monzenchojincho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8425 Kyoto Prefecture

temple

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Jojakkoji Temple, 3 Saga Ogurayamaoguracho, Ukyo-Ku, Kyoto 616-8397 Kyoto Prefecture

temple with stairs, view over kyoto

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Seiryoji Temple, 46 Fujinokicho Sagasyakado Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8447 Kyoto Prefecture

temple.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Adashino Nenbutsu-ji Temple, 17 Saga Toriimotoadashinocho, Ukyo-Ku, Kyoto 616-8436 Kyoto Prefecture

stone figurines

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Otagi Nenbutsu-ji Temple, 2-5 Saga Toriimotofukatanicho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8439 Kyoto Prefecture

humorous stone figurines

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Saga Toriimoto Preserved Street, Japan, 〒616-8439 京都府京都市右京区嵯峨鳥居本

preserved, former pilgrim street

Pass By: Yasakanoto, 388 Yasakakamimachi, Higashiyama-Ku Hoka-ji Temple, Kyoto 605-0827 Kyoto Prefecture

landmark of Higashiyama

Pass By: Miyagawacho Kaburenjo, Miyagawasuji, Higashi-ku, Kyoto 605-0801 Kyoto Prefecture

Geisha district and traditional wooden town houses

Pass By: Tatsumi Bridge, Hanamikojidori Shimbashi Nishi Iru, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0000 Kyoto Prefecture

small bridge in traditional district

Pass By: Heian Shrine, 97 Okazaki Nishitennocho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8341 Kyoto Prefecture

large shinto shrine, often used for Japanese festivals

Pass By: Shoren-in Temple (Shoren-in Monzeki), 69-1 Awataguchi Sanjobocho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0035 Kyoto Prefecture

beautiful temple with garden

Pass By: Chion-in Temple, 400 Rinkacho, Higashiyama-Ku, Kyoto 605-8686 Kyoto Prefecture

impressive temple

Pass By: Yasaka Shrine, 625 Giommachi Kitagawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0073 Kyoto Prefecture

large shrine in Gion area. worth a visit during new years, before or after the rickshaw tour!