Cycling Tour of Historic Kyoto with an English Speaking Guide

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From Kyoto Station, bike around the city's most beautiful historic and spiritual locations. Pedal by the Kamo River, iconic Heian Shrine, Nanzenji Temple and the Philosopher's Path!

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Meet up at the Tourist Information Center of Kyoto Station and start the cycling tour. Your English-speaking guide will take you cycling around Kyoto's best historic locations. Ride along the Kamogawa river, stop in at Nanzenji Temple and Heian Shrine to soak up the culture of Kyoto and continue along down the Philosopher's Path. The tour will end back at Kyoto Station, making this a satisfying day tour.
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Please note that this tour will require you to ride a bicycle for approximately 15 km.
This tour is recommended for participants in good health conditions.
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  • Duration: 4 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: English-speaking guide / Bicycle and helmet
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  • Check-out
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  • 08:30 Check-in In Front of Kyoto Tourist Information Center
  • 08:45 Cycle Along the Kamo River
    Cycling tour sakura cropped Cycle past Kyoto's downtown area and enjoy the breezes off the Kamogawa. In spring the riverside is a great spot to see cherry blossoms!
  • Heian Shrine
    P1000680 Stop in at the famous Heian Jingu (Heian Shrine) and admire the scenery of its detailed buildings and statues. This dramatic shrine was built to commemorate the 1100th anniversary of the founding of the capital.
  • Nanzenji Temple
    P1000680 One of Kyoto's most important Zen temples, Nanzenji offers gorgeous gardens, remains of an aqueduct and views of the beautiful mountains nearby. Make sure you bring a camera!
  • Path of Philosophy
    P1000680 This river path is beautiful in every season, from sakura in spring to the colorful leaves in the fall. Along the way you will see lots of tiny temples, cute cafes and interesting little shops.
  • Cycle Back to Kyoto Station
  • 12:15 Tour Disbands at Kyoto Station
    • Children 12 years old and above can participate in this activity.
Additional Note(s)
    • Items of a personal nature and gratuities for your guide are not included in the tour price.
    • The maximum number of participants on this tour is 12 people.
    • Tofukuji will be closed at certain points during the year for annual Buddhist rituals. When Tofukuji is closed, participants will instead visit Sanjusangendo.
      Sites will be closed from Dec. 29th-Jan. 3rd.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 9.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 17:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 72.03
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Language English
Pick-up Not available
Duration 4 hour(s)
Availability Daily
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