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Kyoto Small-Group Bike Tour

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  • Location: Kyoto, Japan
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours (approx.) (approx.)
  • Tour code: 5263JPUA
Grab your bike and get set to explore Kyoto from the ground up. On this small-group bike tour, you’ll unearth the real Kyoto while cycling the narrow lanes and charming back streets of this former imperial city.

Highlights

  • Small-group tour
  • Led by a local guide
  • Cycle the city streets to absorb the local atmosphere
  • All necessary equipment included
Start your small-group bike tour of Kyoto by cycling along the Kamo River, passing the many traditional restaurants that dot the waterfront. You’ll get great views of the downtown area along this route.

Then, cycle to Heian-Jingu Shrine, a spiritual center of Japan. Note its impressive bright red torii (a sacred gate) and replica buildings of the old Kyoto Palace.

Make your way along the quaint canals to the Nanzenji Temple, a classic example of Zen Buddhism, and admire its stunning smaller temples. Take some time to sit and contemplate the natural beauty before heading down the Path of Philosophy.

Flanked by hundreds of cherry trees, the Path of Philosophy was named by Nishida Kitaro, one of Japan's most famous philosophers, who was said to practice meditation while walking this route on his daily commute to Kyoto University.

End your tour by riding past the Shimogamo Shrine with its unique forest setting in the heart of Kyoto. Then return to Kyoto Station.

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Schedule details

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Kyoto Station
Departure Time:
8.45am
Duration:
3 to 4 hours (approx.)
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point at approximately 12pm

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Pricing information

Kyoto Small-Group Bike Tour

Kyoto Small-Group Bike Tour

Inclusions:
  • English-speaking guide
  • Snacks
  • Use of bicycle and helmet
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Minimum age is 6 years
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Julie L G, June 2015

My boyfriend and I were the only ones who booked this tour on the day and that gave us the chance for an intimate one-on-one tour with our tour guide. Benjamin, our tour guide, took us on a wonderful bike journey through Kyoto. He explained the differences between temples and shrines, shared some roasted chestnuts with us so delicious! and by the end of it, we were biking around like the locals. Definitely an enjoyable tour!

Reviewed by: Michelle C, June 2015

Was a great way to explore the city. Our guide had lots of knowledge and spoke very good English. It was a great tour.

From AUD86.68

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