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Cycle Kyoto organises small group bike adventures in Japan’s ancient capital of Kyoto, all in English, and all in a day. With over 2,000 temples and shrines and no less than 17 UNESCO World Heritage sites,
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
7 Higashikujo Nishisannocho, Minami-ku, Shimogyo, Kyoto 601-8003, Kyoto Prefecture
Southern Kyoto
+81 80-6183-8765
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All reviews north tour full day tour japanese culture great tour guide peter picnic lunch bento box main attractions an excellent guide interesting information your bearings leisurely pace just the right amount would highly recommend this tour fushimi inari shrine local knowledge major sites
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Brilliant experience with a great guide. We really enjoyed our experience and wished we had chosen the full day trip

Thank Gem-londn
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

To visit a place that you don’t know it is always an adventure. Great? bad? You never know.. but what is for sure is that with people like Jaime and Cycle Kyoto, you will have all what you need... pieces of history told by Jaime...More

Thank CCV1982
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We only had one day in Kyoto, as a day trip from Tokyo, and booked the tour on our way in the Shinkansen. Very glad we did, we saw some great sights, and I can't think of a better way to get around then traveling...More

Thank Erik E
Reviewed 4 days ago

Loved the tour it was a great way to get familiar with different parts of Kyoto. Allowed me to better plan the rest of my visit based on the neighborhoods we visited.

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I did the north tour with Ray. He was a fantastic guide and is knowledge and experience o Japan is invaluable. Kyoto is great for cycling and this tour enabled us to see so much of the city while saving so much time. It is...More

Thank Rebecca L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This cycle tour is very worthwhile for first time visitors to Kyoto. Five hours of easy paced cycling on quiet backstreets and walking allowed us to visit several key attractions and receive an informative commentary from a knowledgeable local guide.

Thank Vetcom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the a North Course and thoroughly enjoyed getting around Kyoto’s sights with the freedom and flexibility that cycling offers. Tiery was a fun guide with local knowledge he was happy to share with the group. We also enjoyed the opportunity to learn a...More

Thank Brucemc99
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I took the South Course tour. It was a fun and enriching way to see many of the temples and shrines in Kyoto, including the lesser visited (but no less breathtaking) ones. Peter was a great guide and very knowledgeable. The only...More

Thank WashingtonWC
Reviewed 1 week ago

For personal reasons I had to cancel the tour. Sam (one of the owners) did everything to have us join the tour on another morning but luckily managed to put us in a private tour in the afternoon which was our only option to join....More

Thank MarkEising
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We do bike tours every city we travel to this tour was absolutely hands-down one of the best. We even stopped and a great place for lunch which was included in the price of the tour

Thank travelpro123
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Southern Kyoto
Southern Kyoto has a reserved air. Though the Fushimi
Inari Shrine is one of Kyoto's major tourist
attractions, the surrounding nature, parks, gardens,
temples, and shrines provide less-visited spaces for
strolling and reflection. The Fushimi Inari Shrine
itself is made up of 32,000 sub-shrines, and the
mountain they are dotted across beckons hikers,
picnickers, and lovers of the outdoors. Many of the
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Susie J
30 June 2018|
Response from Dianne L | Reviewed this property |
You could try from trip adviser but I just checked the Cycle Kyoto website and booking through there is working for me.
Susie J
30 June 2018|
Response from Dianne L | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we booked from their website