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Kyoto Backstreet Biking Tour with English Guide
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Get a special local's eye view of Kyoto as you cycle through hidden back roads. Pedal past all gems of this fantastic city with your on an incredible, private bike tour!

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  • English language bike tour of Kyoto

Original Map of Kyoto (until 2020/03/31)

Explore Kyoto some more with a special map, from us to you.

Please use the coupon on the top of your printed copy of your voucher.
If you forget your voucher, you may not be eligible for this gift.

Special Deal (until 2021/04/30)

Participants of this cycling tour may avail the following add-on options:
1. GoPro (limited to 1 pair use only.)
2. Electric bikes (for more details please refer on the add-on option)

E-bike rental is available to all participants. For the GoPro option please select from the GoPro plan.

Save up to 35% with Group Discount

Tour Guide Introduction


Name: JJ (nickname) or Yasunobu Yagyu
Message: Hi, I’m JJ, your cycling tour guide of Kyoto Cycle Tour Project. I am 70 years old, but young at heart and full of physical and mental strength. I JUST LOVE KYOTO and would like to make your trip a lot more fun with the simple and exact explanation of the historic episodes and cultural aspects of Japan, which probably make your stay in Kyoto more memorable. I could briefly explain the history of Japan in 5 minutes with my paper titled "Brief History of Japan". I have special interest to discuss the incidents in 794, 1185, 1603, 1868 and 1945, turning points of Japan. With my abundant experience in the international business arena, living in 5 countries for 15 years and visiting 65 countries, I could easily talk with virtually any people in the world. Besides English, I could speak a bit of Spanish, Chinese. Both are at the primary 1 level, though. I will be expecting to meet you and enjoy cycling tour in Kyoto on the comfortable and refreshing wind.


Name:Hiro
Message: Hello! Bon jour! My name is Hiro. I’ve been working as a cycling tour guide in Kyoto.I have a license of government licensed tour guide in English and speak French a little. Now I live in Osaka, I love snowboarding, full marathon and of course cycling. Getting around by bike is very comfortable, even in a busy tourist season, you can enjoy with no traffic congestion, as you may know, cycling helps boost your metabolism. In Kyoto, you can also enjoy countless historical sites. Kyoto is not only an old capital but also the country’s cultural heart. Put your kickstand up, and join our bike tour! J'espère vous voir bientôt ! Merci !


Name:Annie
Message: Hi,I’m Annie, a cycling guide from KCTP. I love cycling and talking to people from different countries. I’ve been working for KCTP for more than 5 years. I enjoy myself to show the beautiful spots in Kyoto and tell the interesting stories about impressive Japanese culture to foreign visitors. Actually, I don’t live in Kyoto. I live near Kobe (famous town with Kobe beef) and it takes three hours for commuting every time. In spite of the long commuting time, the town of Kyoto attracts me and makes me want to work there. Now, Kyoto is very busy with a lot of tourists, but still, there are many little- known spots. And cycling is the best way to visit these places! Why don’t you join us? Let’s cycle on quiet small streets and find the real Kyoto!
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Explore Kyoto on a hop-on bike and pass through the beaten paths of the city with your English-speaking guide.
Price
Standard Plan with GoPro
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2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult/Child (Age 10 & over)
USD 93.40
USD 93.40
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult/Child (Age 10 & over)
USD 93.40
USD 93.40
*Price per participant if booked solo (one participant).
USD 158.78
USD 158.78

Save up to 35% with Group Discount

Adult/Child (Age 10 & over) (3 persons)
USD 71.92
USD 71.92
USD 93.40 23%off
USD 93.40 23%off
Adult/Child (Age 10 & over) (4+ persons)
USD 60.71
USD 60.71
USD 93.40 35%off
USD 93.40 35%off
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  • English language bike tour of Kyoto
    Discover Kyoto in English on a fun bike tour!
  • Duration: 3 - 3.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Bike rental / Accident insurance / General admission / Accredited English-speaking guide
Add-ons:
GoPro Rental per group + USD 28.02
Untitled design (3) Limited only for 1 pair, add this rental option to record your Kyoto experience with a Go Pro!
GoPro Rental per group + USD 28.02
Untitled design (3) Limited only for 1 pair, add this rental option to record your Kyoto experience with a Go Pro!
Electric Bike per person + USD 9.34
Electric Bike per person + USD 9.34
Package detail / Schedule
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult/Child (Age 10 & over)
USD 93.40
USD 93.40
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult/Child (Age 10 & over)
USD 93.40
USD 93.40
*Price per participant if booked solo (one participant).
USD 158.78
USD 158.78

Save up to 35% with Group Discount

Adult/Child (Age 10 & over) (3 persons)
USD 71.92
USD 71.92
USD 93.40 23%off
USD 93.40 23%off
Adult/Child (Age 10 & over) (4+ persons)
USD 60.71
USD 60.71
USD 93.40 35%off
USD 93.40 35%off
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  • Duration: 3 - 3.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Bike rental / Accident insurance / General admission / Accredited English-speaking guide
Add-ons:
Electric Bike per person + USD 9.34
Electric Bike per person + USD 9.34
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
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Starting time: 09:15 13:30
Starting time: 09:15 13:30
  • 09:15 Check-in at KCTP Kyoto Station Terminal
  • 09:30 Depart KCTP Kyoto Station Terminal
  • Miyagawa-cho & Gion District
    BackstreetTour7 These traditional hanamachi, or flower towns, are the main Geisha districts of Kyoto. Famous for beautiful scenery, tea houses, and gorgeous architecture, you may even be lucky enough to meet a maiko (apprentice geisha) on the street!
  • Shirakawa River
    BackstreetTour2 Pedal along the picturesque Shirakawa River to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for Kyoto.
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace Park
    Ride along the Kamo River and past historic local homes to reach the Kyoto Imperial Palace. Once home to the Japanese Royal Family, the Palace was turned into a beautiful garden and is now a popular place for locals to relax.
  • 12:30 Tour disbands at KCTP Kyoto Station Terminal
Notes
Restriction(s)
  • All Packages
    • For safety reasons, there are conditions set for child participants. Should the children not fulfill the conditions, the cycling tour will be cancelled or replaced by a walking tour. However, please note that in the case of cancellation, the cancellation fee will be charged. In addition, adult participants are required to be able to ride on a public road.
    • For safety reasons, children must be meet the following conditions to join.
      1. Must be over 10 years of age.
      2. Must be over 110 cm in height.
      3. Must be able to ride a bike.
    • Those who cannot ride a bike may not participate.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • All Packages
    • Please wear clothing suitable for cycling and closed toe shoes.
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • To use the bicycle after the cycling tour, there will be an additional fee of 500 JPY per bicycle.
    • Depending on weather conditions, a walking tour may be substituted for the cycling tour.
    • Please note that traffic conditions and weather conditions may delay the cycling tour finishing time.
    • In case the rented GoPro is damaged or lost, participants will be responsible for shouldering the full price of JPY40000.
    • Participants may bring their own SD card for the rental GoPro or purchase onsite.

      Item: Sandisk 32GB microSD, Class 10-U3
      (Recommended for Go Pro Hero 7)

      Price: JPY8000 (payment onsite)
FAQ
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 3 business days to 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 2 business days to 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 1 business days to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
From USD 60.71
From USD 60.71

Taxes & fees included

1% Reward Points
(4.67/5.00) 4.67 / 5
(3 reviews)

Pick-up Not available
Duration 3 - 3.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

by: Steve Freeman
Great trip, very organised and informative. We had a brilliant experience, the guide was excellent, knowledgeable, told us all the local history and where best to go. Keiko was very polite, friendly a...more
Found a festival going on during the trip!
by: Need 4 Speed
The tour teaches that the city of Kyoto is truly filled with history! Far better than taking the bus or a train! The streets of Kyoto are filled with experiences full of scents and sounds that can ...more
USD 60.71 ~
USD 60.71 ~
4.67 / 5
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