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Japan Cycling Tour
Tour Location
Country:
Japan
From:
Tokyo
To:
Kyoto
Tour Information
Duration:
15 days
Tour Language:
English
Cost From:
On Request
Tour Distance & Dates
Distance:
940 Km
Riding Days:
9
Daily Average:
104 Km
Month(s):
Sep, Oct
Tour Operator:
Japan Holidays
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Japan Cycling Tour

Tokyo - Itoigawa - Kyoto

15 Days 940 KmAVG 104 Km

Ride out of Tokyo thru Route 246, Tamagawa Cycling Road. Once we arrive “Doshi michi” traffic and signals are minimum. A paradise for cyclists. Stay in a Japanese style inn.

Enjoy the view of Mt. Fuji coming closer. (if the weather is fine). Passing thru the Fuji Five Lakes located at alt. 1000m, then going down to Kofu.

Climb up to Kiyosato alt. 1500m, at the foot of Yatsugatake. Stay in Saku (700m), to prepare hard climbing in next day.

Climb up to Kusatsu, one of the best Onsen in Japan, thru Mt. Asama. A hard day will be refreshed in Kusatu Onsen.

After climbing to Kamikochi, descending to Takayama,Gifu Pref. where old Japanese streets are well maintained. Hida beef is available upon request.

Some train use to avoid long tunnels and exposure to heavy traffic. After arriving in Minami-Otari by train, we cycle along the JR Oito Lin passing some lakes and enjoying local scenery. Matsumoto has a nice castle, worth to visit.

Relax with a special program:
Gourmet (Sushi) - Sake - Sumo and more!

After climbing the Shibu Pass, the highest point of Japan National Route, 2,172m, we descend to the Japan Sea. Warm wear required. After arriving at the Japan Sea, we cycle on the Kubiki cycling road to arrive Itoigawa.

Pass through beautiful winding mountain roads. Then cycle down along the clean river “Nagaragawa” to the city of Seki- world famous for its sword and knife production.

Lake Biwa is Japan largest lake. We come over local field area, then over Sekigahara, a well know battle field of east and west.
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