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 81
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Cycle through the back streets of Kyoto with an English-speaking interpreter guide.Discover a new side of the city that can't be seen on bus tours or walking tours. Enjoy sightseeing in traditional areas including Miyagawacho and Gion which are steeped in the traditional atmosphere of Kyoto.

Day 1: KYOTO

9:15 a.m.

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

The entire itinerary is conducted via bicycle. 
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. 
Participants on this tour must be between ages 12 and 70, and be 155 cm in height or taller.

 

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 Street
The traditional feel of this stone paved street in Gion is a gem in Kyoto for those who know where to find it.
 
Yasaka Shrine
Yasaka Shrine is dedicated to a local deity and is a popular sightseeing spot in Kyoto attracting many tourists throughout the year.
 
Willow trees along the Shirakawa River

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

 

1:00p.m. - 

Kyoto Station Cycle Terminal

Please head to your next destination on your own after the tour.

 

 

Departure Date

2018: Jan.5 - Dec.28 : 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.

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.

2.

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.

3.

 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.

4.

 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.

5.

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

6.

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

7.

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
01/05/2018 12/28/2018 Kyoto $ 81 $ 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 United State PST time.. Notice must be received during JTB USA office hours. Mon. - Fri., 9:00AM-5:30PM PST Except National Holidays.

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