Arashiyama Food Tour in Kyoto

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Duration
2.5 hours
Number of Guests
1 - 8 guests
Accessibility
Family-friendly
Language
English
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Gluten-free, Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescetarian, Regional food
Discover Arashiyama in Kyoto, tasting local foods in the area while exploring the beautiful bamboo groves.
Highlights
Discover Arashiyama through food, sightseeing around the Sagano area while trying different types of local Japanese food
Learn about the history and culture of Kyoto, as well as regionally famous foods and produce
Visit the Togetsukyo Bridge, Tenryuji Temple and its beautiful gardens, and of course the beautiful bamboo grove itself, Arashiyama
Taste some delicious food on this Arashiyama tour as you explore the scenic area
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
Experience Details
Once a villa of the Japanese aristocracy over a thousand years ago, Arashiyama in Kyoto is now a popular tourist spot that’s famous for its glorious bamboo grove. The beautiful bamboo towers over you, a stunning natural sight to behold. Kyoto is also known for its specialty Take (bamboo) cuisine! Discover the best of Arashiyama and the Sagano area during an Arashiyama Food Tour in Kyoto, where you’ll explore the best tourist spots while eating some of local foods along the way. Taste some regional specialties during this Arashiyama tour, perhaps some you’ve never heard of before! You’ll try things like a tofu donut and Japanese fish cakes, learning about their origins and how they’re made. Never heard of negiyaki or yuba before? You’ll try it for yourself during this Arashiyama Food Tour in Kyoto, which will have you tasting a number of other Japanese foods as you go. You’ll visit a number of significant temples and monuments between food stops, as well as getting the perfect bamboo selfie in Arashiyama. A delicious way to spend a perfect day strolling through the beautiful Arashiyama area, join this fun Arashiyama Food Tour in Kyoto! Menu: -Croquette -Soy milk donut -Negiyaki (Japanese pancake made from green onions) -Deep fried fish cake with yuba (a type of tofu-like soybean product) -Matcha green tea -Wagashi (Japanese sweets)
Inclusions
A 2.5-hour food tour of the Arashiyama Bamboo Grove area in Kyoto
An English-speaking tour guide to teach you about the history of Arashiyama and regional cuisine
Food menu (see above)
Local food samples to taste along the Arashiyama tour route
Exclusions
Additional food or drinks, or souvenir purchases
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
The meeting point is in front of the ticket gate of the JR Saga Arashiyama Station.
Remarks
This food tour strictly starts on time. Please be respectful of the other guests. If guests do not arrive at the meeting point by the departure time, the tour will begin regardless.
Please notify us in advance if there are any food restrictions, preferences, and allergies (e.g. gluten allergy, vegetarian, vegan).
Minimum drinking age is 20 years and above in Japan. Alternative drinks will be served for participants who are below 20 years old.
Please be reminded to wear comfortable shoes because there will be a lot of walking.
Experience Location
Located on the western outskirts of Kyoto, the Sagano area is commonly referred to as Arashiyama, where the name actually comes from the lush Arashiyama mountains which provide the scenic backdrop of this beautiful tourist district. Home to the iconic Bamboo Groves, Arashiyama is must-see on any Kyoto bucket list for its calm setting in natural scenery, ancient temples and shrines, as well as nostalgic old town streets selling traditional foods, artisanal crafts, and beautiful souvenirs.
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For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals