Elegant and tranquil vistas proliferate on this tour
Be in the company of monks and experience some aspects of their life
No fake news here as you learn from knowledgeable guides
Cycle on smooth road surfaces long with fantastic surroundings
Savor authentic Japanese cuisine
Embrace the glorious descents and appreciate the vibrant roadside
Be sure to visit this blissful sight whilst you are in breathtaking Kyoto

Legacy of Kyoto and Surrounding Prefectures

7 days
$3,950 USD

While Japan may be seemingly gripped by an obsession with the modern world it still retains a fascinating traditional culture. Join this special cycling adventure that soaks up those traditions as you pedal out of the ancient city of Kyoto, marvel at the world renowned cherry blossom trees, and meet the monks atop mountains who lead such a unique way of life. This is a journey that truly shows off Japan’s history, beauty and culture.

  • Category
    Road Cycling
  • Type
    Fully Guided
  • Duration
    7 days
  • Culture Level
  • Skill Level
    3 - Intermediate
  • Activity Level
    3 - Active
  • Elevation
    3 - Intermediate
  • Terrain
  • Distance
    158.4 miles
  • Avg. Daily Distance
    31.7 miles
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You'll make use of the traditional ryokan inns on four nights of this tour, some with attached onsen (thermal hot spring) baths. These are atmospheric, family run guesthouses, with tatami matted floors, paper walls, futon beds, yukata gowns and a traditional Japanese feast awaiting you at each one.These properties have been selected for their character, location and comfort. Note: double beds are not available in the ryokans; they are single futon mattresses on the floor.