4-hour Northern Kyoto City Private Cycling Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level



Religious Heritage, Local Experience, First Time Visitor, City


Kid Friendly: No. Minimum age is 12 years old.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4



Japanese (fluent), English (advanced)

Find the hidden gems!

Bike tours are subject to the weather, and may be cancelled on short notice.
Please note that In that situation, the bike tour will be switched to an alternative tour using public transportation and taxi.

From December through February, starting time may be negotiable. Please contact me for the details.

Suitable height of participants : 145cm - 195cm (Ideal range: 150cm-190cm)
Helmets are not compulsory under Japanese regulation, helmets aren't included.

Kyoto is mostly flat and a great city to get around by bike. We'll see zen gardens, local temples, picturesque back streets, eat Japanese sweets and cycle along the beautiful Kamo River. This is your chance to see a side of Kyoto that is often missed by visitors.

It is always an option for you to alter or extend the itineraries to incorporate the place you wish to go.
I, myself, may suggest modifications to take seasonal factors into consideration such as cherry blossoms/autumn colours/festivals. The maximum number of par


What you can expect:

-The Golden temple "Kinkakuji"
- Zen garden at Daitokuji temple complex
- Japanese sweets from one thousand-year-old shop.
- Cycling along the Kamo River
- Other local spots hand-picked by guide

This tour is based in the Northern part of Kyoto City.
Please note that destinations below cannot be included:

During cherry blossom/autumn colour time, an altered itinerary may be proposed to incorporate the best possible place to appreciate spring/Autumn in Japan.

Depending on bike rental situation, different itinerary with a different meeting point may be proposed.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At the ticket gate of Subway Kuramaguchi Station (k05), there is only one ticket gate in the station.

End location: Subway Kuramaguchi Station (K05)

Duration: 4 hours

The duration of 4 hours includes picking up and returning bike.
Actual duration for cycling is 3.5 hours.


This is a cycling tour.
Please note that in July and August, the activity level will be raised to High because of the weather in Summer.

What’s Included

Other: - The value of a private tour
- Local insights by an insider of Kyoto
- A bottle of water
- bike rental fees
- local sweets

(Public transportation cost are not required)

Estimated Local Cash Needed

800 JPY - for a standard itinerary

What’s Extra

Other: - Your entry fees : 800 yen per person for a standard itinerary.

Private tour guide Takaaki

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Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

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