1. Cycle through the back streets of Kyoto with an English-speaking guide.
2. Discover a new side of the city that can’t be seen on bus tours or walking tours.
3. Enjoy sightseeing in traditional areas including Miyagawacho and Gion which are steeped in the traditional atmosphere of Kyoto.
New Miyako Hotel
Go to Miyagawacho Geisha District
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.
The traditional feel of this stone paved street in Gion is a gem in Kyoto for those who know where to find it.
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 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.
Remarks: This tour will not enter Heian Jingu Shrine’s Shin-en garden.
12:30 – 13:00
Cycle Terminal at Kyoto Station
Please head to your next destination on your own after the tour ends.