Exploring Active Volcano’s Caldera by eBike

[Exploring Active Volcano’s Caldera by eBike]
Guided cycling tour to fully enjoy Aso’s rich nature and talking with local people

[Highlights]
– Climbing up a hill where you can look down the field at a glance and listening to the story about the volcano
– Cycle around the rural landscapes and have an authentic lunch cooked with local vegetables. The secret of the deliciousness is pure water
– Try baking rice cakes like balloons
– Moving to a temple through back alley. Have Japanese tea in the tea room, strike a bell and feel Japanese culture.
– Strolling around a shrine and shopping street and learning the locals’ lives with volcanoes.

[Note]
– Please come with casual clothes and shoes. Pants, sneakers and backpacks are recommended. Not wide pants or sandals.
– Zazen experience and Sutra copying experience are available upon requests. (please ask)
– Please let us know all travellers’ intended addresses (hotel’s name and address) and also if travellers have any food allergies and other religious dietary restrictions in advance.
* Duration: 6 hours
* Starts: Aso, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




[Exploring Active Volcano’s Caldera by eBike]
Guided cycling tour to fully enjoy Aso’s rich nature and talking with local people

[Highlights]
– Climbing up a hill where you can look down the field at a glance and listening to the story about the volcano
– Cycle around the rural landscapes and have an authentic lunch cooked with local vegetables. The secret of the deliciousness is pure water
– Try baking rice cakes like balloons
– Moving to a temple through back alley. Have Japanese tea in the tea room, strike a bell and feel Japanese culture.
– Strolling around a shrine and shopping street and learning the locals’ lives with volcanoes.

[Note]
– Please come with casual clothes and shoes. Pants, sneakers and backpacks are recommended. Not wide pants or sandals.
– Zazen experience and Sutra copying experience are available upon requests. (please ask)
– Please let us know all travellers’ intended addresses (hotel’s name and address) and also if travellers have any food allergies and other religious dietary restrictions in advance.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Kurokawa, Aso, Kumamoto 869-2225, Japan

After practicing eBike in a park, moving to a hill, Honzuka.
Listening to a story about Mt.Aso, caldera and grasslands at the top of the hill, where the field can be seen.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Mochitoko, 885 Nishimachi, Aso, Kumamoto 869-2222, Japan

Cycling in the rural landscapes and enjoy a small shrine and old buildings. Baking rice cakes and having original vegetable lunch at Mochitoko – Might be able to try picking vegetables if you are lucky.

Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes

Stop At: Nishimachi, Aso, Kumamoto 869-2222, Japan

A cedar called ‘Go’ou-san no Sugi’: It is said that the cedar is more than 1000 years old. It was struck by thunders before, but still alive.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: 3032 Ichinomiyamachi Miyaji, Aso, Kumamoto 869-2612, Japan

Japanese tea experience (Urasenke) and striking a bell at Gokuraku-ji.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Aso shrine, 3083-1 Ichinomiyamachi-miyaji, Aso 869-2612 Kumamoto Prefecture

Strolling around Aso shrine and Monzenmachi shopping area: Enjoy footbath and shopping.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Yakuinbaru, Aso, Kumamoto 869-2221, Japan

Visiting Yakuinbaru natural spring. Moving to Michi-no-eki Aso and seeing Aso’s rich water springs.

Duration: 10 minutes