Bicycle is by far the best way to get around Kyoto’s crowded streets so take part in this fun bike tour to discover the city's top sites with the help of an expert guide!
Cycle along scenic routes and listen to stories of the city’s past. Learn about the world of the shogun and samurai, the geisha houses, and get a background on the shinto and buddhist beliefs.
- Monday and Thursday: Bike Tour of the West Side of Kyoto
Distance: 18 km. Difficulty: Moderate.
Itinerary: Kinkakuji the "Golden Pavilion", Ryoanji Temple zen rock garden, Kitano-tenmangu an ancient shrine, Kamishichiken Geisha District
- Tuesday and Friday: Bike Tour of the South Side of Kyoto
Distance: 12 km. Difficulty: Easy.
Itinerary: Sanjusangendo the 1001 kannon statues, Tofukuji a zen garden, Fushimi Inari the tunnel of red gates, Miyagawa cho geisha district
- Wednesday and Saturday: Bike Tour of the East Side of Kyoto
Distance: 10 km. Difficulty: Easy
Itinerary: Heian Shrine's spectacular garden, Ginkakuji the "Silver" Pavilion, the Path of Philosophy, Nanzen-ji temple grounds, Gion District