Calling all cycling enthusiasts: this guided bike tour around Kyoto is something you shouldn’t miss when coming to Japan!
Cycle through the back streets of Kyoto with an English-speaking guide and discover a new side of the city which can't be seen on bus tours or walking tours. Traditional areas including Miyagawacho and Gion are included in the itinerary. Enjoy exploring because both are steeped in the traditional atmosphere of Kyoto.
Other must-sees during this journey are the Ishibei-koji Street, the Yasaka Shrine, the willow trees along Shirakawa River and the Heian Jingu Shrine. Go ahead and enjoy cycling in Kyoto. You wouldn’t regret it!
Highlights : Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kyoto on a bike
Visit Miyagawacho and Gion Geisha areas
Bike through Ishibeikoji Street full of ryokans (inns) and restaurants
Price Includes : Sepeda
Pemandu Berbahsa Inggris
Price Excludes : Pengeluaran Pribadi
Itinerary : Meet at New Miyako Hotel, Sunrise Tours Desk
Meeting time: 09:00
Departure time: 09:15
You are advised to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the final assigned time at the designated meeting/pickup location.
The entire itinerary is conducted via bicycle.
Miyagawacho Geisha District
The tour cycles around in Miyagawacho, the second biggest among the five entertainment districts in Kyoto. Along with Gion, the district has its unique taste with machiya (traditional wooden merchant houses) lined along narrow streets.
The traditional feel of this stone paved street in Gion is a gem in Kyoto for those who know where to find it.
Gion developed as a major hanamachi (entertainment district with maiko girls and geiko women) in Kyoto and still keeps the elegant and refined atmosphere of old times.
Dedicated to a local deity and is a popular sightseeing spot in Kyoto attracting many tourists throughout the year.
Willow trees along the Shirakawa River
Shirakawa River runs through the Gion area and is lined by many cherry blossom and willow trees, giving it the traditional feel of Kyoto.
Heian Jingu Shrine
Enjoy coasting through the large torii gate on your bicycle. This tour will not enter Heian Jingu Shrine's Shin-en garden.
Tour will conclude at Kyoto Station Cycle Terminal
Please head to your next destination on your own after the tour.
Warnings : - Participants on this tour must have experience riding a bicycle and be able to ride a bicycle on their own without issue. No refunds will be given to customers who are unable to ride a bike on the day of the tour.
- This tour will be conducted even in the case of rain. The tour route is about 15 kilometres in total. Rain gear will be provided for free in the case of rain.
- In the case of rain, this cycling tour may be changed to a walking tour, depending on requests from participants. If so, the route will partially be changed.
- Children under 12 years old cannot participate.
- This tour will not enter Heian Jingu Shrine's Shin-en garden.
- Height requirement: 155 cm and taller
Kyoto Back Street Guided Cycling Tour