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Kyoto Small-Group Bike Tour

Highlights
  • Explore scenic Kyoto like a local on this biking tour
  • Travel light—bike and helmet are provided
  • Leave the navigation to your guide as you enjoy the scenery
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Kyoto Small-Group Bike Tour
From US$72.50
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Kyoto Small-Group Bike Tour
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Overview

Pedal off the beaten path in Kyoto on this half-day bike tour. You’ll get an overview of the city, while leaving the navigation to your guide. With a maximum of nine people in your group, you'll have plenty of opportunity for questions as you explore the former imperial city, criss-crossed with back alleys and hidden paths. Travel light, as you’ll be provided with a bicycle and helmet.

What to Expect
Meet your guide and small group at the centrally located Kyoto Station. You’ll get a properly sized bike and helmet, and listen to an orientation and safety briefing. Note that this tour covers about 9 miles (15 kilometers) and requires a moderate level of fitness and cycling ability.

Once you’re comfortable, pedal off into the former imperial city. Take in the scenery while traveling like a local with your guide in the lead.

Head to Kamo River for panoramic downtown views, stopping at the sacred gate of the Heian-Jingu Shrine for some photos. Hear about the history of replicated structures from Kyoto’s past.

Next, wind through alleys and across canals to Nanzenji Temple, where you’ll learn about classic Zen Buddhist architecture. Your last stop is at the Path of Philosophy, lined with hundreds of iconic cherry trees.

At the tour’s conclusion, return to Kyoto Station.
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Local tour guide well worth it

We booked for this tour the night before and were not disappointed. There were only 3 in our group including the 2 of us so it was very personalised. Joao was our tour guide and was excellent. He was very friendly and knowledgeable. It was...More

Thank Simone C
Yukako U, Manager at Kyoto Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you very much for your time reviewing us and Joao and I'm glad that you enjoyed your time with him enough for recommendation. Come back to Japan soon to enjoy it even more! Kind regards from everyone @ Venture

Reviewed 1 week ago
A great day in Kyoto!

I did this small group bike tour back in November 2017 and just realised that I hadn't submitted a review yet! My friends and I had such a great time with our amazing guide Yalcin! He truly did go above and beyond to make this...More

Thank belinda28757
Yukako U, Manager at Kyoto Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you very much for your time reviewing us and Yalcin and I'm glad that you enjoyed your time with him enough for recommendation. Come back to Japan soon to enjoy it even more! Kind regards from everyone @ Venture

Reviewed 1 week ago
Must do in Kyoto!

It felt amazing pedaling through the streets of Kyoto with Joao, Itinerary designed was amazing and full of beautiful sights. I was staying in Kyoto from last two days before this trip roaming in every corner but still managed to see new places. Joao was...More

Thank Ashish V
KyotoUA, Manager at Kyoto Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you very much for your time reviewing us and Joao and I'm glad that you enjoyed your time with him enough for recommendation. Come back to Japan soon to enjoy it even more! Kind regards from everyone @ Venture

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bike Tour Kyoto

Great way to see and experience a slice of Kyoto both on the beaten track and off. Sean was a terrific guide - informative , personable and very accomodating. A gentle bit of excerise that is part of the life of the city. Thanks.

Thank plr0b
KyotoUA, Manager at Kyoto Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you very much for your time reviewing us and Sean and I'm glad that you enjoyed your time with him. Come back to Japan soon to enjoy it even more! Kind regards from everyone @ Venture

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Great day adventure

Had a great day. Sean was informative, fun and very patient. The sight we visited were amazing. I highly recommend this excursion

Thank Barbara L
Yukako U, Manager at Kyoto Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you very much for your time reviewing us and Sean and I'm glad that you enjoyed your time with him enough for recommendation. Come back to Japan soon to enjoy it even more! Kind regards from everyone @ Venture

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