This is a cottage area of Kyoto that you can enjoy the beautiful view such as Togetsukyo Bridge, Bamboo groove, Toriimoto Area, Hirosawa Pond. It is useful to rent a bicycle in this area if you go around only Arashiyama area.
You can easily go to Arashiyama by JR-Line. It is also accessible by Hankyu-Line from Shijo-Kawaramachi/Shijo-Karasuma and Randen-Railway from Omiya/Kitanohakubaicho.
While there are stations of JR, Hankyu and Randen, they are part from each other. It is a good idea to choose nearest shop from the station you use.
However choosing bicycle rental shop which has electric assisted one is recommended if you go to Saga-Toriimoto where has steep grade.
When you visit here with central area, it is possible to go to Arashiyama with Katsuragawa Cycling Road after picking up the bicycle near Kyoto Station or Shijo-Karasuma/Shijo-Kawaramachi.
Togetukyo Bridge, Tenryu-ji Temple, Daikakuji Temple
Shops in Saga-Arashiyama
Railwayman Bicycle Rental [Saga torokko station Branch]
Kurumamichi-cho, Sagatenryuji, Ukyo-kuKyoto-shi
This is the bicycle rental shop by Saga-Arashiyama Station. It also has the branch at Kameoka torokko station.
RANBURA Rental Bicycle
20-2, Sagatenryujitsukurimichi-cho, Ukyo-ku,Kyoto-shi
RANBURA Rental Bicycle is the bicycle rental shop you can use directly after getting off at Randen Arashiyama Station. Bicycle rental comes with a ticket for using footbath of the station.