With just a 20 min. ride from Kyoto station, you can slip back into the scenery of 400 years past.
Sagano used to be a place for resort villas for aristocrats in the old days. No skyscrapers, just the wind flowing through the bamboo grove as you see low mountains surrounding you...surely a relaxing atmosphere. Our tour course and itinerary are throught out by Kyotoites living in Sagano, who know the best spots and things in the area. Kyoto guides invite you exckusively to Sagano, a Japanese gem, where only locals know.
JR Saga-Arashiyama Station outside the ticket gate
* You can use JR Pass to get to JR Saga-Arashiyama Station.
Access from JR Kyoto station (about 20 min.)
Take JR Sagano line (platform 32, 33) to JR Saga-Arashiyama station.
To join our tour, we recommend you take the 9:38 train from JR Kyoto station at the latest.