June 6, 2023

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Arashiyama Rickshaw Ride Prices and Discounts

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Arashiyama Rickshaw Ride Prices and Discounts

Are you planning to visit Arashiyama in Kyoto? Do you know you can take the famous rickshaw ride in Arashiyama? In fact, you can find the rickshaw rides in other popular places like Asakusa Temple in Tokyo, Nara and Kiyomizudera Temple in Kyoto and more.

Arashiyama Rickshaw Ride in Kyoto

You can easily spot these ‘macho’ looking man with the rickshaw. They usually wear a Japanese shirt with ‘ninja’ shoe with pants. Some guys will wear really tight short pants even during winter. Most of them wears sunglasses.

We are always curious how much is the Arashiyama Rickshaw Ride? We know it is not cheap so we took a picture of the Arashiyama Rickshaw Ride Price List in Kyoto.

Arashiyama Rickshaw Ride Price List

For 30 min Arashiyama Rickshaw Ride it is 7000 Yen (US$ 63/RM 270) for one person, 1 hour tour at 13,000 Yen (US$ 117/ RM 503) and 2 hour tour at 23,500 Yen (US$ 212/ RM 909). For two person, it is 9000 Yen (US$ 81/ RM 348) per ride for 30 min, 17500 Yen (US$ 158/ RM 677) per ride for one hour and 32,500 Yen (US$ 293/ RM 1257) per ride for two hours.

It is not cheap but it is all hard work! Imagine the trishaw puller have to walk and run with you and the trishaw. That amount of weight and energy, it is hard work!

Arashiyama Bamboo Forest

We have seen many trishaw riders run with the trishaws and it is not easy! Places like Arashiyama Bamboo Forest are off-road so they need to run thru the crowd. We know they are trained for this but it is still hard work.

So how do you get discounted Arashiyama Rickshaw Ride?

If you read our previous Japan posts, we are frequent user of Klook.com, a travel discount website from Hong Kong. We purchased discounted tickets and passes like JR Pass and also Tokyo Metro Pass from Klook.com.


Klook is reliable for sure, they are also the official travel agent for Universal Studios Japan and Disneyland and DisneySea Japan and also in other countries.

You can check out discounted Arashiyama Ricksaw Ride from Klook at https://www.klook.com/activity/1031-arashiyama-rickshaw-tour-kyoto/?aid=602

Please take note that you need to purchase minimum two person for the Arashiyama Rickshaw ride and it is still cheaper than the usual rates.

You will receive confirmation of your booking’s availability within 1 business day. Once confirmed, they will send you the voucher via email.

The Arashiyama Rickshaw Ride is inclusive of English speaking guide but not inclusive of the admission fees.


30 min tour: Meet up at North side of Togetsukyo Bridge – Path of Bamboo – Nonomiya-jinja Shrine – Rakushisha – End at Togetsukyo or JR Saga-Arashiyama Station

1 hour tour: Meet up at North side of Togetsukyo Bridge – Path of Bamboo – Nonomiya-jinja Shrine – visit a temple of your choice – Rakushisha – End at Togetsukyo Bridge or JR Saga-Arashiyama Station

2 hour tour: Meet up at North side of Togetsukyo Bridge – Path of Bamboo – Nonomiya-jinja Shrine – Seiryoji Temple – Conservation of Historical Town Districts – Enter two temples/gardens of your choice – Rakushisha – End at Togetsukyo or Saga-Arashiyama Station

When making the booking, please indicate your preferred departure time in the space provided at check out

Please note: The itinerary above is a sample itinerary. They can customize your tour within the given time frame, adjusting the route, as well as starting and finishing points according to your interest and convenience. You can request when you book your ride with Klook at https://www.klook.com/activity/1031-arashiyama-rickshaw-tour-kyoto/?aid=602

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