Kyoto Like a Local: Private BIKE Tour

What could be more thrilling than flying through the streets of Kyoto on two wheels!? Experience the joy of the city as you whiz around from Pontocho street to Gion Shinbashi. You’ll be surprised by how much you can see when you explore by bike.

With narrow streets, trendy neighbourhoods, and historical landmarks. By bike, you can see it all. As well as checking out the Imperian Palace and the Heian Jingu shrine, you’ll get off the tourist trail and discover a side to Kyoto that only the locals see. Your cycle-loving host will be by your side at all times, so follow their lead for an easy-going ride.

Next is the iconic Demachi shopping arcade for a real sight into the local life, and the locals’ favorite, Pontocho street. Cycle alongside the Kamogawa river in a setting away from the Kyoto crowds. Finally, enjoy a ride through a bike path lined by lots of cherry trees and that it was named after one of Japan’s most famous philosophers. Join now and find out more in the private tour.
* Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
* Starts: Kyoto, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




What could be more thrilling than flying through the streets of Kyoto on two wheels!? Experience the joy of the city as you whiz around from Pontocho street to Gion Shinbashi. You’ll be surprised by how much you can see when you explore by bike.

With narrow streets, trendy neighbourhoods, and historical landmarks. By bike, you can see it all. As well as checking out the Imperian Palace and the Heian Jingu shrine, you’ll get off the tourist trail and discover a side to Kyoto that only the locals see. Your cycle-loving host will be by your side at all times, so follow their lead for an easy-going ride.

Next is the iconic Demachi shopping arcade for a real sight into the local life, and the locals’ favorite, Pontocho street. Cycle alongside the Kamogawa river in a setting away from the Kyoto crowds. Finally, enjoy a ride through a bike path lined by lots of cherry trees and that it was named after one of Japan’s most famous philosophers. Join now and find out more in the private tour.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Pontocho District, Nakagyo-Ku BetweenKamogawa and Kiyamachi-dori, Kyoto Kyoto Prefecture

This street is a very traditional street. lined with restaurants and bars.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Kamogawa River, Kyoto Kyoto Prefecture

Kamogawa, which literally translates to ‘duck river,’ runs throughout Kyoto Prefecture.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Kyoto Imperial Palace, 3 Kyoto-Gyoen, Kamigyo-Ku, Kyoto 602-0881 Kyoto Prefecture

Kyoto Imperial Palace, which was the residence of the Imperial Family until the capital was moved to Tokyo

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Demachi Futaba, 236 Demachidori, Imagawaagaru, Seryucho, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-0822 Kyoto Prefecture

This is an example of a local shopping arcade

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Saifuku-ji Temple, 3 Nishikujo Ikenouchicho, Minami-ku, Kyoto 601-8416 Kyoto Prefecture

Have a break in an old style of a coffee shop nearby

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Heian Shrine, 97 Okazaki Nishitennocho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8341 Kyoto Prefecture

Heian Jingu Shrine has a relatively short history, dating back just over a hundred years to 1895.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Gion, Kyoto 605-0074 Kyoto Prefecture

Gion shinbashi is the small district along with shirakawa river.

Duration: 20 minutes