Cycle Around Kyoto Hidden Gems & Gion NightWalk

This is the best way to enjoy Kyoto hi-light with a bike view, avoiding the crowd.
It’s very family-friendly and highly recommended for first visiter and a short stayer in Kyoto.

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.

Our Guides are all Japanese local who live or lived in Kyoto and love Kyoto so much.

After this tour, probable you’ll feel Kyoto more familiar and fall in love.

Mar & Apr are Nice flower season (Cherry blossom also!). May & Jun are lovely fresh green season. Summertime (Jul & Aug) is nice to hang around the river side with a ​bike. Oct & Nov are the amazing seasons with foliage.

* Duration: 4 hours
* Starts: Kyoto, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




This is the best way to enjoy Kyoto hi-light with a bike view, avoiding the crowd.
It’s very family-friendly and highly recommended for first visiter and a short stayer in Kyoto.

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.

Our Guides are all Japanese local who live or lived in Kyoto and love Kyoto so much.

After this tour, probable you’ll feel Kyoto more familiar and fall in love.

Mar & Apr are Nice flower season (Cherry blossom also!). May & Jun are lovely fresh green season. Summertime (Jul & Aug) is nice to hang around the river side with a ​bike. Oct & Nov are the amazing seasons with foliage.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Kamogawa River, Kyoto Kyoto Prefecture

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

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Gion, Kyoto 605-0074 Kyoto Prefecture

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.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Pontocho District, Nakagyo-Ku BetweenKamogawa and Kiyamachi-dori, Kyoto Kyoto Prefecture

3 Dinner recommendation
In the walking part, We will introduce many good restaurants and bars according to your requests in the ​authentic foodie area.

Stop At: Sanjo Bridge, Nakagyo-ku – Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto Kyoto Prefecture

We provide Japanese sweet snacks​ and Japanese tea at the traditional snack shop.

Duration: 10 minutes