Kawadoko, Kifune, Kyoto

Hiking and Dinner on the River in Northern Kyoto (2 days)

Hiking and Dinner on the River in Northern Kyoto (2 days)

Japan Tour Description

Kyoto is a very famous destination and always very crowded with Japanese and foreign tourists. The northern part of Kyoto, however, is not so crowded and you can truly feel the atmosphere of the old capital. There is a nice hiking course  connecting Kurama Temple and Kifune Shrine. Kibune is famous for “Kawadoko”, the restaurants constructed temporary on the river in summer. The dinner on the river will be an unforgettable experience. Ohara is also nice place with quiet temples. The followings are the special features of this private tour.

1. You can enjoy 2-3 hours hiking in the sacred mountain in Kurama.

2. You can stay at a ryokan (Japanese style inn) in Kibune with the restaurant on the river. (*from May to September)

3. You can visit beautiful quiet temples and shrines; Kurama Temple, Kibune Shrines, Sanzenin Temple, and Jakkoin Temple.

Special Precautions for group tours and your safety
* We will prepare one mask per person per tour day.


Tour Date and Price

Arrival and Departure: Starts and ends at Kyoto Station
Tour Date: Up to you (1 night and 2 days)
*Dinner on the river is only from May 1 to September 30.
Minimum number of participants: 2
Tour Price: USD  *Price per person, Based on TWN and Triple room

                             Single room supplement: USD 000 *Price per person

                             Price (age 4-11※): 000USD (※if no extra bed is requested for the child)

Tour Highlights

Day 1: Kyoto – Kurama – Kibune

  • Mt. Kurama hiking
  • Kifune Shrine
  • Restaurant on the river

Day 2: Kibune – Ohara – Kyoto

  • Ohara
  • Sanzenin Temple
  • Jakkoin Temple



Day 1: Kyoto – Kurama – Kibune

Day 2: Kibune – Ohara – Kyoto


  • 1 night Japanese style accommodation
  • Meals as described in the itinerary (1 breakfast and 1 dinner)
  • Transportation cost of local buses and subways
  • Admission fees to sites, temples as listed in the itinerary


  • International airfares
  • Transportation to and from Kyoto.
  • Meals that are not included in the itinerary
  • Travel insurance
  • Alcoholic beverages and soft drinks
  • Personal expenses such as telephone and laundry bills
  • Gratuities


You can extend your vacation before/after the tour in Kyoto, Osaka, Tokyo or other places. We can provide you with an extension of your stay in the same hotel as during the tour for an extra 15,000 yen ~ per night, per person. Please contact us for more details.


Arrival/Departure: We start and finish the tour at Kyoto Station. If you need a hotel and transfer, we can arrange it upon request.
Meal Requests: Vegetarian, halal or special meals can be arranged
Please note that the tour schedule and prices are subject to change without notice


>46 days prior to arrival date in Japan: no penalty
45-31 days prior to arrival date in Japan: 10% of the tour fee
30-15 days prior to arrival date in Japan: 20% of the tour fee
14- 8 days prior to arrival date in Japan: 30% of the tour fee
7 – 3 days prior to arrival date in Japan: 50% of the tour fee
<3 days prior to arrival date in Japan: 100% of the tour fee

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