Arashiyama Bamboo Bike Tour (Early Bird)

Embark on an unforgettable journey through the serene Arashiyama Bamboo Forest with the Arashiyama Bamboo Bike Tour (Early Bird). As the sun casts a golden hue over the tranquil landscape, cyclists are treated to a rare glimpse of Kyoto’s hidden treasures before the hustle and bustle of the day begins. Led by a knowledgeable guide, this small-group adventure promises a unique perspective and a chance to witness the beauty of nature in its purest form. But what makes this tour truly special lies in the exclusive access to off-the-beaten-path locations that reveal the essence of Arashiyama’s charm.

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Good To Know

Arashiyama Bamboo Bike Tour (Early Bird) - Good To Know

  • Early morning bike tour in Arashiyama bamboo forest
  • Small-group setting for an intimate experience
  • Native English-speaking guide shares insights
  • Includes bike, helmet, water; excludes personal expenses
  • Booking from $130.00 with 24-hour cancellation policy

Tour Highlights

Arashiyama Bamboo Bike Tour (Early Bird) - Tour Highlights

Explore the enchanting Arashiyama bamboo forest and hidden gems on this bike tour, offering a serene and off-the-beaten-path experience in Kyoto.

As you pedal through the tranquil paths, you’ll have the chance to visit lesser-known spots and temples, enjoying the rich culture and natural beauty of the area. Your native English speaking guide will provide insights and anecdotes, enriching your journey.

With a small-group setting and an early morning start, you can avoid the crowds and enjoy a more intimate exploration of this picturesque location. The tour includes a comfortable bicycle, helmet, and bottled water, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable experience.

Enjoy the beauty of Arashiyama on this unique bike tour.

Early Bird Experience

Arashiyama Bamboo Bike Tour (Early Bird) - Early Bird Experience

Embark on an invigorating early morning journey through the serene Arashiyama bamboo forest with this exclusive biking experience. As the sun begins to rise, the forest comes alive with a tranquil atmosphere perfect for exploration.

The cool morning air and the soft rustling of bamboo create a unique setting for your adventure. Cycling through the secluded paths before the crowds arrive allows for a peaceful and immersive experience. Witness the beauty of the forest awakening as you pedal through the winding trails.

Your knowledgeable guide will lead you to hidden gems and off-the-beaten-path spots, enhancing your understanding of this enchanting location. Don’t miss this opportunity to start your day with a refreshing and memorable bike tour through the captivating Arashiyama bamboo forest.

Inclusions and Exclusions

Arashiyama Bamboo Bike Tour (Early Bird) - Inclusions and Exclusions

Guests on the Arashiyama Bamboo Bike Tour will receive a bicycle, helmet, and bottled water as part of the inclusive package. The bicycle provided is well-maintained, ensuring a smooth and comfortable ride through the serene bamboo forest of Kyoto. The helmet offers safety during the tour, and the bottled water keeps guests refreshed along the journey.

Exclusions from the package include personal expenses, additional food and drinks, and gratuities for the guide. It’s recommended to bring comfortable clothing, sunscreen, and a camera to capture the picturesque surroundings.

The tour give you a hassle-free experience, allowing guests to enjoy the beauty of Arashiyama while cycling through hidden gems and temples.

Booking and Pricing

Arashiyama Bamboo Bike Tour (Early Bird) - Booking and Pricing

To secure a spot on the Arashiyama Bamboo Bike Tour, travelers can easily book online through the Viator website. The tour is priced from $130.00, with a product code of 103013P1.

Due to its popularity, the tour is likely to sell out, so early booking is recommended. The price includes a guided bike tour through Kyoto’s bamboo forest, a helmet, bottled water, and the services of a native English speaking guide. Hotel pick-up or drop-off options are available for convenience.

Upon booking, travelers receive a confirmation to ensure their reservation is secured. By booking in advance, visitors can guarantee their spot on this small-group tour and enjoy a serene morning exploring off-the-beaten-path spots and temples in Arashiyama.

Cancellation Policy

Arashiyama Bamboo Bike Tour (Early Bird) - Cancellation Policy

For travelers who’ve secured a spot on the Arashiyama Bamboo Bike Tour, understanding the cancellation policy is important to ensure a smooth experience. Cancellations made 24 hours in advance are eligible for a full refund, providing flexibility for changing plans.

However, if a cancellation occurs less than 24 hours before the tour, no refund is available, and changes can’t be accepted within this timeframe. It’s crucial to note that the tour is weather-dependent, offering a refund or rescheduling option based on weather conditions.

Plus, there’s a minimum traveler requirement for the tour to proceed as scheduled. Being aware of these policies helps participants plan accordingly and make the most of their bamboo forest bike adventure.

Customer Reviews

Arashiyama Bamboo Bike Tour (Early Bird) - Customer Reviews

The Arashiyama Bamboo Bike Tour has received an impressive overall rating of 5.0 based on 287 total reviews. Travelers have praised the tour for its immersive experience in Kyoto’s bamboo forest and the opportunity to explore off-the-beaten-path spots and temples with a knowledgeable English-speaking guide. Some reviewers have highlighted the convenience of the included bicycle, helmet, and bottled water, making the tour comfortable and enjoyable for all participants.

Many guests appreciate the early morning timing to avoid crowds.

The small-group experience allows for personalized attention.

Positive feedback on the stunning scenery and cultural insights provided by the guide.

Logistics and Directions

Arashiyama Bamboo Bike Tour (Early Bird) - Logistics and Directions

Guests joining the Arashiyama Bamboo Bike Tour will convene at the Saga-Arashiyama Station at 08:00 AM for the commencement of the small-group biking adventure.

Upon arrival, you will meet their native English-speaking guide, receive a bicycle, helmet, and bottled water for the tour. The station is conveniently located near public transportation for easy access.

The tour isn’t wheelchair accessible, and guests’ heights are required for bike adjustments. Before departure, a liability release waiver must be signed.

In case of cancellation, a full refund is available if done 24 hours in advance. Changes or refunds aren’t accepted less than 24 hours before the tour.

The experience is weather-dependent for refunds or rescheduling, and there’s a minimum traveler requirement for the tour to proceed.

Additional Information

Arashiyama Bamboo Bike Tour (Early Bird) - Additional Information

Visitors embarking on the Arashiyama Bamboo Bike Tour may find it helpful to review the terms and conditions outlined for the experience. It’s essential to be aware of the following additional information:

  • Gratuity appreciated: While not mandatory, tipping your guide is customary and appreciated for their service.

  • Weather-dependent refund or reschedule: In case of unfavorable weather conditions, participants may be eligible for a refund or rescheduling of the tour.

  • Terms & Conditions: Familiarize yourself with the terms and conditions of the tour, including important details about cancellations, refunds, and liability waivers.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is There a Minimum Age Requirement for the Arashiyama Bamboo Bike Tour?

The minimum age requirement for the Arashiyama bamboo bike tour is not explicitly stated. However, guests should note that the tour is not wheelchair accessible, and the heights of guests are required for participation.

Can I Bring My Own Bike for the Tour?

Guests cannot bring their own bikes for the tour. The experience includes a bicycle, helmet, and bottled water. The focus is on a seamless, enjoyable adventure through Kyoto’s bamboo forest, designed with convenience and comfort in mind.

Are There Restroom Facilities Available Along the Tour Route?

Restroom facilities are available along the tour route for convenience. Travelers can take breaks as needed during the exploration. The tour ensures guests can comfortably enjoy the experience without worrying about restroom access.

Is There an Option for Vegetarian or Special Dietary Considerations?

For guests with vegetarian or special dietary needs, the tour operator can accommodate these requests with advance notice. Rest assured that the team is happy to cater to various dietary considerations to enhance your experience.

Are There Any Restrictions on Photography During the Tour?

During the tour, guests are free to take photos, capturing the beauty of the bamboo forest and surroundings. However, it’s advised to be respectful of others’ privacy and the serene atmosphere while clicking pictures.

The Sum Up

Experience the beauty of Arashiyama in a unique way with the Arashiyama Bamboo Bike Tour (Early Bird).

With a knowledgeable guide leading the way, you’ll have the opportunity to explore hidden gems and enjoy the tranquil atmosphere before the crowds arrive.

This inclusive package provides everything you need for a hassle-free and memorable experience.

Don’t miss out on this chance to discover the enchanting beauty of Kyoto’s bamboo forest in the early morning.