Cycle Around Kyoto Hidden Gems & Gion NightWalk

This is the best way to enjoy Kyoto hi-light with a bike view, avoiding the crowd. 2.5 hours refreshing bike city tour & 1.5 hour scenic night walk. This is a family-friendly tour.

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

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 Emperor Palace and famous Zen-temple. Through some university campuses and peaceful residential areas, We’ll go 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 and go 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.

Price

6,500 yen / 1 person
(Up to 8 people)

Duration

14:00 – 18:00 (4 Hours)

Meeting Point

Sanjo(三条) Station of Keihan(京阪) Line or Tozai(東西) Line.

Includes

Drinks & Snacks

You can enjoy Japanese tea and some traditional Japanese snack in the tour.

Equipment

Rental Bike
3 Speed Gear Type. Electric Bicycle(1000 yen extra) & Large size bicycle(190cm over) are available. Pls Inform me in advance.

Notification

Helmets are not required for bicyclists in Japan, so helmets are not provided for this tour.

The tour will be operated in a raining day also, though with a heavy rain cycle course will be shortened.

Riding bike skill is required, though the tour load is basically flat and not clouded relaxing path, very easy to ride.

If you need, you can deposit big baggage(suitcase, etc) at the bicycle shop for free. It takes 1 min to the bicycle shop from the meeting point.

It can be connected with “Kyoto Fushimi Hidden Route Hiking & Japanese Soba Noodle Lunch” in the same day.

Cancellation policy

7 days or more Full refund
3~6 days 20%
2~2 days 50%
0~1 days Non-refundable