Kyoto Small Group or Private Bike Tour

Grab your bike and get set to explore Kyoto from the ground up. On this small-group bike tour, you’ll unearth the real Kyoto while cycling the narrow lanes and charming back streets of this former imperial city.
* Duration: 3 hours
* Starts: Kyoto, Japan
* Trip Category: Walking & Biking Tours >> Bike & Mountain Bike Tours




Grab your bike and get set to explore Kyoto from the ground up. On this small-group bike tour, you’ll unearth the real Kyoto while cycling the narrow lanes and charming back streets of this former imperial city.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Kamo River, Kyoto, Japan

The main river in Kyoto city and popular for walking and cycling among locals and tourists. The famous Japanese performing art Kabuki was born on makeshift stages on its dry riverbed some 400 years ago. We will cycle alongside the river enjoying the fresh breeze

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Heian Jingu Shrine Shinen Garden, 97 Okazaki Nishitennocho, Sakyo-Ku Heian Jingu Shrine, Kyoto 606-8341 Kyoto Prefecture

One of the most important places for locals as it was built to commemorate the commencement of imperial reign in Kyoto.
Beautiful Cherry blossoms in spring. You will learn about Shintoism and its relationship with Japanese culture here.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Nanzen-ji Temple, 86 Nanzenji Fukuchicho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8435 Kyoto Prefecture

One of Kyoto’s most important temples with the massive temple gate which is one of the three greatest Sanmon gates in Japan. The temple grounds are filled with red and yellow leaves in Autumn which attracts many people. There is a unique contrast between the timber-constructed temple building and the brick-built aquaduct that passes through the temple grounds.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Philosopher’s Walk, Sakyo-ku between Ginkakuji and Nyakuoji-jinja, Kyoto Kyoto Prefecture

2 km long path that follows a canal, lined with cherry trees which bloom in late March.
The tranquil nature of the path helps people to meditate while they are walking, and it is a great spot for cycling.

Duration: 30 minutes