Cycling outside Kyoto – Nakasendo & Lake Biwa half circuit

5 Nights’ accommodation, 4 days guided cycle tour, meals and much more from $3450 per person
Daily departures

Travel to a different world and experience the nature & culture of Japan outside Kyoto.

Experience the Japanese countryside just outside Kyoto city on a cycling tour accompanied by experienced and enthusiastic local guide.
After briefing at your accommodation in Kyoto, take a train to Lake Biwa to begin this 3-day bike tour. Experience the beautiful lakeside whilst cycling around the biggest lake in Japan followed by a route following the Nakasendo, one of the oldest and famous historical routes between Tokyo & Kyoto.

Experience this historical area on two wheels, enjoying the traditional lifestyle and the locally-grown cuisine that the area prides itself on.

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Tour Highlights

  • Great views, ranging from lakeside to traditional Japan countryside, enjoy a smooth, leisurely ride on overall flat terrain (approx. 40km ride/day)

  • Use of high-quality road bikes, accompanied by an English-speaking guide and support van.

  • Stop along the way and learn about the history and regional information from a skilled, local guide.

  • Easy access to and from Kyoto, get away from the bustling crowds and experience the nature surrounding the old city.

  • Experience Japan like a local, enjoying a relaxed pace whilst touring the countryside.

What’s Included

  • 5 nights, twin-share accommodation at traditional accommodation, meals included

  • Minimum 40km per day cycling

  • Rental road bicycle and helmet

  • Cycling guide and sub guide / Cycling support car and driver

  • 24-hour support from the Japan Holidays Australia and Japan offices.

Terms and Conditions

*Costings based on Per person, Twin share accommodation. Costings based on 4-person minimum group, pricings subject to change depending on group numbers, seasonality and accommodation. Contact Japan Holidays for more information.

Map and Itinerary

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Cycling outside Kyoto – Nakasendo & Lake Biwa half circuit

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