Private Full-Day City Bike Tour by Bashukways Travel

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Duration: 8h
Location: Kyoto, Japan | Kyoto, Japan

Category: Private Tours

Bicycle ride around the charming city with your local guide
Arashiyama & groves of towering bamboo along Katsura River
Visits to World Heritage Sites—Tenryu-ji & Shimogamo Shrine
Viewing some of the oldest & most popular shrines in Kyoto
Marveling at stunning Kinkaku-ji temple covered in gold leaf

Private Kyoto bike tour
Admission fees
Bicycle rental and helmet
Return transportation to Kyoto station
Live tour commentary provided in English


Discover the true beauty of the city while cycling through the streets of Kyoto, Japan’s cultural capital. Coast along Katsura River to Arashiyama and visit the World Heritage Sites of Tenryu-ji temple and Shimogamo Shrine.

At Kyoto Central Post Office meet your local guide and pick up your bike to begin a leisurely ride along the Katsura River to Arashiyama, a popular tourist destination with plenty of natural beauty. Here, cycle through the serene bamboo groves and check out the Togetsukyo Bridge before stopping at Tenryu-ji temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Explore several small temples and ancient shrines before lunch at one of the many restaurants nearby. Then continue biking toward Kinkaku-ji temple and marvel at the top 2 floors richly covered in gold leaf. Marvel at its impressive structure and charming views of its surroundings.

Next visit another World Heritage Site—Shimogamo Shrine. It and Tenryu-ji are some of the oldest and most popular shrines in Kyoto. Walk to admire the stunning and well-preserved forest with trees that are up to 600 years old and then conclude your tour with a take a breaking stroll back to Kyoto station via Kamo River.

Cancellation Policy: 18 days
Know before you book: Children 3 and younger are complimentary., Children 17 and younger must be accompanied by a paying adult., If you have back, neck, joint, or muscular problems, you should carefully consider whether to participate., You must be able to ride a bicycle on your own., You must present a valid photo ID on the day of the activity., This activity is not wheelchair accessible., If you have limited mobility, you should not take part., Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.

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