What you'll do
3 hours refreshing bike city tour & 1 hour scenic night walk. This is a family-friendly tour 1 Bike Part Lovely 3-5 speed gear bike take you to hi-light of less touristic deep spots Kyoto, very efficiently, feeling the wind and the air of Kyoto like a living people. Begin with peaceful Riverside cycling road, feeling nature and open sky. Dropping hidden shrine and try pure natural spring water. We’ll go through the huge Imperial Palace and famous Zen-temple. Through some university campuses and peaceful residential areas, We’ll go to Shimo-gamo Shrine(UNESCO World Heritage) and enjoy its primitive forest and beautiful buildings. Next, We’ll go down to unique river junction point, then go along the lighted up scenic and refreshing riverside to back. 2 Gion Walk Part After Bike returns, we’ll start strolling the beautiful entertainment area of Gion. Visiting 2 main "Flower Town"(Place of Geisha) and see the amazingly photogenic street. We'll explain the unique culture and system of Gion and Maiko (My research theme in the university was this). If you are lucky, you may see beautiful Geisha. This relaxing night walk wraps up the day. 3 Dinner recommendation In the walking part, We will introduce many good restaurants and bars according to your requests. After this tour, probable you'll feel Kyoto more familiar and fall in love.
This is the best way to enjoy Kyoto hi-light with a bike view, avoiding the crowd. The main guide Kenji is a Japanese professional guide, having own tour business. We ride a bike in every single street in Kyoto Since We lived or living in Kyoto for more than 5 years. Bike touring is our lifework. Oct & Nov are the BEST seasons. Nice weather and beautiful Foliage. Kyoto is a very flat city and not big. We'll take you to many beautiful spots, temples, shrines, riverside road, university, hidden local gems, etc in Kyoto northeast cultural area through an uncrowded scenic route. The bike is very well maintained and comfortable. After the bike, you can enjoy a night walk in Gion scenic cultural area too Kenji, Ko, Taka & Koki are happy to guide you. We're all Mt Fuji Climbing Guide and member of the Kyoto Exploration club. We Love Kyoto
Japanese snack My favorite Japanese sweet snack.
Japanese Tea You can drink with Japanese snack at tea break.
Rental Bike 3 Speed Gear Type. Electric Bicycle(1000 yen extra) & Large size bicycle(190cm over) are available. Pls Inform me…
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Where you'll be
The starting point is Sanjo Station, really central of Kyoto city. By riverside road and uncrowded local road, I'll take you to deep part of Kyoto city and visit many temples, shrines, etc in very efficient way. You can visit more than double than bus tour. This tour main area is north east part of Kyoto, most cultural sophisticated interesting area.
Things to keep in mind
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Up to 8 guests ages 7 and up can attend. Riding bike skill is required, though the tour load is a basically flat and not clouded relaxing path, very easy to ride. If you need it, you can deposit big baggage(suitcase, etc) at the bicycle shop for…
The tour will be operated on a raining day also, though with a heavy rain cycle course will be shortened. Helmets are not required for bicyclists in Japan, so helmets are not provided for this tour.
Cycle Kyoto hidden gem& Gion NightWalk