Explore Kyoto by bicycle
Visit different temples and shrines less unknow
Escape the tourists
Kyoto, one of the main destinations for those who want to know the historical and traditional part of Japan. And why not explore it by bicycle? The journey starts at Kyoto Station and from there we will cycle up by the riverbanks of the Kamo River. Passing by the Heian Shrine, Nanzenji Temple, “The Philosopher's Path”, Chion-in Temple, Maruyama Park, Yasaka Pagoda and feeling one last breeze from the Kamo River until we arrive at Kyoto Station.
Who This Experience Is Good For
This experience is perfect for those who are into physical activities, nature and history.
Meet Our Local Host
Your City Manager Ken will be your host
Start: 8:00 am Meet Ken in front of the entrance of “BLUE Motomachi”.
Walk 11 minutes to Ashiharabashi Station
Ride 6 stops to Osaka Station with Osaka Loop Line (JR)
Change to platform 9
Ride 3 stops to Kyoto Station with Tokaido-Sanyo Line (JR)
Walk 4 minutes to get the rental bicycles
9:45 am Start the tour passing by the Heian Shrine, Nanzenji Temple, “The Philosopher's Path”, Chion-in Temple, Maruyama Park and Yasaka Pagoda
2:00 pm Return the rental bicycles at Kyoto Station
2:15 pm Lunch (We will spend around 1 hour at the venue)
End: 4:00 pm
What’s Not Included
Public Transportation (¥1,900 - Round trip)
Know Before You Go
Minimum Needed: 4 people
Maximum Capacity: 6 people
Booking Deadline: 5 days before start date
Weather Dependent: Yes - If it is raining, it will not be safe to go cycling.
Difficulty Level: Easy - But it will be around 4 hours of cycling, obviously with breaks, so get your water bottle ready.
Special Clothing Required: Yes - Wear comfortable clothes suitable for pedalling, a face towel and a bottle of water are also welcome.
Special Dietary Restrictions: No
Extra Cash: - Extra Cash: Needed for food/snacks and public transportation (¥1,900 - Round trip)
Ground Transportation: Not included, but we will ride public transport together
Additional Information: N/A
Liabilities: The liability for any injury, loss, or damage incurred by participants is not assumed by Remote Year or its affiliates.