Kyoto Rickshaw Ride (Arashiyama / Higashiyama)

  • ¥ 8,750
  • 1 hour
  • Min. 2 Guests


Enjoy your Rickshaw ride in style and comfort with our professionally-trained drivers, called “Shafu” in Japanese. Each “Shafu” goes through an extensive training program focused on safety, hospitality, and of course the history and culture of the town and Japan. Kyoto is a perfect place for a Rickshaw ride! Riding on a Rickshaw, with beautiful Kyoto as your back-drop, will take you back in time to another place. Let's enjoy Kyoto on the go with a Rickshaw ride! We have two areas that are available for a Rickshaw tour. You need to choose between Arashiyama (the beautiful bamboo forest) or Higashiyama (Old timely Kyoto village).

Based on your Request (Must be between 9:30 am to 5:30 pm)
Based on your Request
*Between the Togetsukyo Bridge (Arashiyama) / the Kodaiji Temple (Higashiyama)
The Togetsukyo Bridge or the Kodaiji Temple
8,750 JPY (For two or more people)
13,000 JPY (For Solo Travelers)
• English Guide
• Rickshaw Ride
• Hotel Pick-up
• Lunch
• Extra food
  • 【Preferences Notes】
  • ・Please let us know about your preferences:
  •   – Which area would you like to have your tour (Arashiyama or Higashiyama)?
  •   – How many hours would you like your tour to be?
  •   – How many people will attend?

  • 【General】
  • ・ The tour is available even on rainy days. (except during typhoons, earthquakes, etc.)
     – (The rickshaws will be covered to protect you from the rain.)
  • ・ A maximum of 2 adults per rickshaw.
  • ・ Up to 2 children, 6 years old and under, can ride with 2 adults.
     – (Children have to ride on the adult's lap).
  • ・ Wheelchair and stroller-friendly rickshaws are available.
  • ・This tour can be customized depending on your interests.

  • 【Times & Availability】
  • ・ You can enjoy the tour anytime between 9:30 am to 5:30 pm on the day
      of the reservation.
  • ・ Please let us know your preferred starting time with a message when you book.
  • ・ The tours will run until 6:00 pm between May to August.

  • 【Pricing & Payment】
  • ・If you are just one person, you will need to pay an additional 4,250 yen.
  • ・ You can choose between 30-minute, 60-minute, 90-minute, and 120-minute tours.
      – (4,500 yen per person for 30 minutes)
      – (8,750 yen per person for 60 minutes)
      – (12,500 yen per person for 90 minutes)
      – (16,250 yen per person for 120 minutes)

  • ・If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

Japanese Rickshaw Riding in Arashiyama, Kyoto