Cycle the land of the Samurai; temples, geishas and incredible Tokyo and Kyoto
There are many ways to appreciate the intriguing combination of rural and modern Japan. This adventure offers cycling as your mode of adventuring.
Explore the rugged seascapes and wild beach of Japan’s Noto Peninsula by bike. Enjoy the picturesque farmlands and the remoteness of Takayama and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Shirakawa-go. You’ll get a close feel for the timeless rhythms and customs of Japanese rural life.
Over nine days of cycling, you’ll average 60 kilometres each day. There is partial vehicle support throughout the trip and it’s a great challenge for novices as most of the roads are surfaced with a few section of dirt and gravel roads. The hills undulate throughout with a few steady climbs at the end.
You’ll begin in Tokyo with some sightseeing and orientation. Take a train to Kanazawa to begin the cycling as you make your way along the coastline through lovely fishing villages. The coastal views continue all the way to the hot springs resort of Wakura Onsen. The ride gets more challenging as you approach the Japanese Alps. You’ll end up in Kyoto with more time for relaxing and sightseeing.
If this is your first time to Japan you’ll appreciate the combination of the history and serenity of Kyoto with the modern and extraordinary Tokyo.
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