Day Tour

Real Kyoto Back Street Guided Cycling Tour: Heian Jigu Shrine, Gion Area, the Shirakawa River, Yasaka Jinja Shrine

  • Shrine
  • Half Day

per person USD 80
JTBN900

Explore the back alleys of Kyoto on a bicycle with the guidance of an English-speaking guide. You will cycle through small, quiet street off Kyoto's main street. You can see views of the real Kyoto.

Day 1:

9:15 a.m.

You'll depart New Miyako Hotel by bicycle and enjoy the following places:

The entire tour is conducted via bicycle.
[Remarks] Participants on this tour must have experience riding a bicycle and be able to ride a bicycle on their own without issue. Children under 12 years old cannot participate. No refunds will be given to customers who are unable to ride a bike on the day of the tour.

Miyagawacho Geisha District

The tour cycles around in Miyagawacho, the second biggest among the five entertainment districts in Kyoto. Along with Gion, the district has its unique taste with machiya (traditional wooden merchant houses) lined along narrow streets.

* Ishibei-Koji Alley

The traditional feel of this stone paved street in Gion is a gem in Kyoto for those who know where to find it.

Gion Area
The area had developed as a major hanamachi (entertainment district with maiko girls and geiko women) and still keeps a refined and elegant atmosphere of old times.

Yasaka Jinja Shrine

Yasaka Shrine is dedicated to a local deity and is a popular sightseeing spot in Kyoto attracting many tourists throughout the year.

Shirakawa River willow tree path

Shirakawa River runs through the Gion area and is lined by many cherry blossom and willow trees, giving it the traditional feel of Kyoto.

Heian Jingu Shrine

Enjoy coasting through the large torii gate on your bicycle.
[Remarks] This tour will not enter Heian Jingu Shrine's Shin-en garden.

1:00 p.m.

Tour concludes upon arrival at Kyoto Station Cycle Terminal.

Departure Date

<2017> Jan.6 - Dec.29 : Mon., Wed., Fri. & Sun.

Meal

No meals included.

Guide

English-speaking guide service is included.

Pick up and Drop off

Pick-up & Drop-off : Not Available

Minimum Participants Required

Minimum participants required to make a reservation: 2 people

Cost excludes

Admission fees and other costs not included in the itinerary


1.

Planning Company: JTB Japan Travel Corp. 
Address: 2-3-11 Higashi Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
Japan Tourism Agency Registered Travel Agent (No. 1955)
 

2.

 If the minimum number of participants (2) is not met by 4 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be cancelled.

3.

Participants on this tour must have experience riding a bicycle and be able to ride a bicycle on their own without issue. No refunds will be given to customers who are unable to ride a bike on the day of the tour.

4.

The tour route is about 15 km in total. This tour will be conducted even in the case of rain. Rain gear will be provided for free in the case of rain.

5.

In the case of rain, this cycling tour may be changed to a walking tour, depending on requests from participants. If so, the route will partially be changed.

6.

This tour will not enter Heian Jingu Shrine's Shin-en garden.

7.

Participants on this tour must be between ages 12 and 70, and be 155 cm in height or taller.

8.

Tour destinations may not be changed. Be sure to confirm the destinations in advance.

Please contact JTB Reservation Center for the pickup service to assembly place.
JTB Reservation Center : Tel 1(800) 223-6104, email reservation@jtbusa.com

Date & Price Tour Start Tour End Departure Adult Single Supplement
01/06/2017 12/29/2017 Kyoto $ 80 $ 0
Cancellation rates will apply to the tour fare as below. If notice of cancellation is received on tour starting date, or in case of failure to show without notice 100% of the tour fare, 1 day prior to the starting date of the tour 40%, 7 to 2 days prior, 30%, 8 days or more days prior, no charge. Cancellation period is based on Japan local time. Notice must be received during JTB USA office hours. Mon. - Fri., 9:00AM-5:30PM PST Except National Holidays.

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