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Kyoto Small-Group Bike Tour

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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
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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.
Reviews (205)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Fantastic guide and made the rest of our stay in Kyoto better

Yuma was a fantastic host. The trip encouraged us to extend Our stay in Kyoto by two days as we wanted to go back and re-explore some of the places he took us to. He was very generous with his suggestions of places to eat...More

Thank Tassie_Ross
VentureJapan, Manager at Kyoto Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tassie Ross, Thank you for the wonderful feedback for our Kyoto experience with Yuta. We appreciate you taking the time in recommending us and glad it was a fantastic day during this lovely time of year and that you got some great advice and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Kyoto bike tour

My wife and I had a great time on this tour. Seeing Kyoto by bike is the only way to go. Our guide, Yuta, was awesome! He was not only extremely knowledgeable but gave us insights that were interesting and fun. His attentiveness to our...More

Thank tibblefork
VentureJapan, Manager at Kyoto Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tibblefork, Thank you for the wonderful feedback for our Kyoto cycling experience with Yuta. We appreciate you taking the time in recommending us and glad it was a fantastic day during this lovely time of year. Happy travel and take care. Venture, Kyoto

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Best Way to See Kyoto!

Our guide was Yuta and he was one of our most knowledgeable guides in Japan. He kept a swift pace, which allowed us to see more of Kyoto than we realized -- until we looked at the map. After going on 2 later tours, I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chris M
VentureJapan, Manager at Kyoto Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Chris, thank you so much for the review! I am very happy that you enjoyed the time with me and I am glad my knowledge was good for you to learn from! It was really nice meeting you guys and I’m so excited to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
A must do in Kyoto

This tour is a must when travelling to Kyoto. It was our first time in Kyoto and definitely the highlight of our trip. Ryo, our tour guide was very welcoming and informative about the area and the history. We learnt so much from her. The...More

Thank lcon24
VentureJapan, Manager at Kyoto Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Icon24, thanks for the wonderful feedback for Ryo and for the experience. We appreciate you taking the time in recommending us and glad it was a fantastic day. Happy travel and take care. Venture, Kyoto

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Morning bike tour

Perfect way to spend a morning in Kyoto. Our bike leader was Sean Horne and he did an amazing job! We had a wonderful biking experience following river paths and quiet city side-streets. Sean also stopped at various places along the way giving us insights...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from 897pennyr | Reviewed this property |
The tour operator is WALK JAPAN. Try them.
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MaureenVandi
9 July 2018|
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Response from flowerdrum |
do you offer tandem bikes?
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4 July 2018|
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Response from MrsWBN | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we didn’t go very fast not too far. Many stops along the way and very controlled since it’s a small group.
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