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Cycle Kyoto Hidden Gems & Gion NightWalk

by Kenji
4h $ 132

Highlights

  • 3 hours refreshing Bike ride and 1 hour relaxing night walk.
  • Visiting plenty of beautiful spots by bike in short time.
  • Beautiful Kamo-river bike road and fresh air
  • The emperor palace and Unesco world heritage Shimogamo shrine and surrounding primitive forest
  • Scenic Gion Flower town night walk with cultural explanation
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Adults
Children ( 6 to 11 years old )
Infant
132.00 USD

People Adults Children Infant
1 person 132.00 USD 132.00 USD 0 USD
2 people 88.00 USD 88.00 USD 0 USD
3 ~ 4 people 70.40 USD 70.40 USD 0 USD
5 ~ 8 people 61.60 USD 61.60 USD 0 USD
9 ~ 10 people 57.20 USD 57.20 USD 0 USD
* Children ( 6 to 11 years old )
FREE cancelation 30 days prior

Extras (optional)

Electric Bicycle.
$ 8.80
Hotel pick up in Kyoto or Osaka.
$ 70.40

Overview

This is the best way to enjoy Kyoto hi-light in short time and so refreshing!
I ride bike in every single streets in Kyoto when I lived in Kyoto for 5 years. Bike touring is my lifework.
Bicycle is really necessary and best way to enjoy flat city of Kyoto.
I'll take you to many beautiful spots, temples, shrines, riverside road, university, hidden local gems, etc in north east cultural are

What to Expect

3 hours refreshing bike city tour & 1 hour scenic night walk. This is family friendly tour

1 Bike Part

Lovely 3-5 speed gear bike take you to hi-light of deep spots Kyoto, very efficiently, feeling the wind and the air of Kyoto like a living pepole.

Begin with peaceful River side cycling road, feeling nature and open sky. Dropping hidden shrine and try pure natural spring water. We’ll go through the huge Emperor Palace and famous Zen-temple. Through some university campuses and river junction point, We’ll go Shimo-gamo Shrine(Unesco world heritage) and enjoy its primitive surrounding forest.
Next We’ll go academic area and Kyoto university, martial art center, the biggest tori gate shrine, then via cultural area( many temples) and water canal go back.

2 Gion Walk Part
After Bike return, We’ll start storolling beautiful entreatment area of Gion. Visiting 2 main "Flower Town"(Place of Geisha) and see amazingly photogenic street. I'll explain unique culture and system of Gion and Maiko (My research theme in the university was this). If you are lucky, you may see beautiful Maiko. This relaxing night walk wrap up the day.

After this tour, probable you'll feel Kyoto more familiar

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Organized by

Kenji Local Guide
Contact Kenji Response Time: 14 hs

Highlights

  • 3 hours refreshing Bike ride and 1 hour relaxing night walk.
  • Visiting plenty of beautiful spots by bike in short time.
  • Beautiful Kamo-river bike road and fresh air
  • The emperor palace and Unesco world heritage Shimogamo shrine and surrounding primitive forest
  • Scenic Gion Flower town night walk with cultural explanation

Important

As long as I have no other tour, everyday from morning to night I am available.
As I live in Osaka, Mount Koya and Kumano need transport cost more than 5000yen and one more extra night to stay.

The tour will be operated in raining day also, though with heavy rain cycle course will be shorten.
Helmets are not required for bicyclists in Japan, so helmets are not provided for this tour.


Rental Bike:3-5 Speed Gear Type.
Electric Bicycle(1000 yen extra) & Large size bicycle(190cm over) are available. Pls Inform me in advance.
Japanese snack:My favorite Japanese sweet snack.
Japanese Tea:You can drink with Japanese snack at tea break.



Comfortable Clothing
Drinking Water (you can also buy everywhere during the tour)
Rainwear ( In case of raining day. you can also buy near the meeting point)
Empty Bottle ( you can refill natural spring water in the shrine, if you want)

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What‘s included
Rental Bike:3 Speed Gear Type.
Electric Bicycle(1000 yen extra) & Large size bicycle(190cm over) are available. Pls Inform me in advance.,
Japanese Tea:You can drink with Japanese snack at tea break.,
Japanese snack:My favorite Japanese sweet snack.
What‘s not included
Drinking Water (you can also buy everywhere during the tour),
Rainwear ( In case of raining day. you can also buy near the meeting point),
Empty Bottle ( you can refill natural spring water in the shrine, if you want),
Meeting Point
At Keihan Line Sanjo Station (very central area of Kyoto city)
Ending Point
At Keihan Line Sanjo Station (very central area of Kyoto city)
Duration
4 hours
Starting time
15:00 PM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 10 people   Flexible

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel in the first 14 day(s) before the meeting date ,there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel between 15 and 29 day(s) in advance of the meeting date ,there is a 50% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 30 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.

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