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The Hidden Water Cycling Tour of Kyoto

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Sunny Cycle- Bicycle Rent-(京都レンタサイクル サニーサイクル)
692-7 Ishifudōnochō, Shimogyō-ku, Kyoto, 600-8047, JapanWe meet at Sunny Cycle, about 5 minutes away from Kiyomizu-Gojo Station, to pick up our electric bikes.
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  • Pass by Sunny Cycle- Bicycle Rent-(京都レンタサイクル サニーサイクル)
  • 1
    Kanawa no Ido
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 2
    Kamogawa River
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 3
    Nashinoki Shrine
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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    Pass by Tadasu No Mori Grove
  • 4
    Shimogamo Jinja
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 5
    Nanzen-ji Temple
    Stop: 40 minutes -
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  • 6
    Miyagawacho Kaburenjo
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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You'll return to the starting point
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Sunny Cycle- Bicycle Rent-(京都レンタサイクル サニーサイクル), 692-7 Ishifudōnochō, Shimogyō-ku, Kyoto, 600-8047, Japan
    Duration
    3h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Bicycle rental (Electric bike)
    • Wireless receiver with earpiece - every participant will get a wireless receiver to hear explanations without having to stop and strain to listen.
    Exclusions
    • Donations to shrines and wells (bring a couple of ¥5 coins)
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Minimum age is 16 years, for safety reasons
    • We will be taking bike paths most of the time, but will have to cycle alongside cars for short segments. You must be confident in your cycling skills to join this cycling tour.
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • The electric pedal-assist bikes are for people no taller than 185cm (6ft)
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Our guide, Gulay, was incredibly knowledgeable and passionate about sharing Kyoto’s sights with us. No better way to see the streets of Kyoto. So much fun, and always very safe. It’s a must.
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    This was a great way to see some beautiful scenery of stunning Kyoto. Lee based the tour around the theme of water which was so important in establishing Kyoto. We were taken to a series of water sources (one being a 1000 year-old well that is still in use today) and were able
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    Lee was so engaging and knowledgeable on our private e-bike tour around Kyōto. Having just walked the Nakasendo Trail his insight into the richness and knowledge on the ever present water we encountered filled the gaps to my questions on our previous 3 day hike. His love of
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    Response from crafttabby, Manager at The Hidden Water Cycling Tour of Kyoto
    Responded 16 Nov 2019
    Thanks Melissa! Glad you enjoyed the cycling tour. Hope you make it to the Kumano Kodo the next time you're here in Japan!
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    This tour was so much fun! The electric bikes and microphone/headsets made for very easy travel all over Kyoto. We visited many shrines, wells and waterways learning both history and folklore. Lee is an amazing guide with so much knowledge of the city itself and all its hidden
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    Response from leexianjie, Manager at The Hidden Water Cycling Tour of Kyoto
    Responded 23 Oct 2019
    Thank you! Glad you had fun cycling around with me!
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    It was such a wonderful experience, going around kyoto in the electric bicycles. Our guide Mr Lee was very knowledgeable. He brought us to the various hidden spots such as shrines and wells. He was very clear with his explanations. Although we were only in kyoto for a day, we
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    Response from crafttabby, Manager at The Hidden Water Cycling Tour of Kyoto
    Responded 10 Oct 2019
    Thanks Khairun! Next time stay longer in Kyoto! :D
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    About the operator
    By: Craft Tabby
    108 reviews
    Judy S
    Farmington Hills, Michigan
    10
    Excellent in Every Way
    Lee knows everything about Fushimi Inari and the people who live/work there. He is articulate, interesting, well
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    h2onab
    St. Helena, California
    11598
    10,000 Vermillion Gates
    Get away from the hordes of tourists aimlessly wandering the hundreds of shrines and temples in Kyoto and take the
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    BrandonViolette
    10
    Highly Recommended
    Our guide, Gulay, was incredibly knowledgeable and passionate about sharing Kyoto’s sights with us. No better way
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    dohttie
    Melbourne, Australia
    10
    Lee is an expert with lots of passion!
    6 hours felt like an hour thanks to Lee’s incredible knowledge and anecdotes. He’s an extremely interesting person
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    Love2travelSydney
    Sunshine Coast, Australia
    4825
    Great experience!
    This was a great way to see some beautiful scenery of stunning Kyoto. Lee based the tour around the theme of water
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    lindam12137
    20
    Fushimi Inari insider
    Travel buffs take note...You know that feeling of despair when you are at a popular yet inscrutable tourist
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    IceCream46
    Singapore, Singapore
    65
    Best tour ever!
    If there’s one thing to do in Kyoto, make sure that this tour is on your list! We truly enjoyed ourselves on this
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    aaronc191
    New York, New York, United States
    5135
    Incredible Tour
    This was soooo interesting and fun. Lee was dynamic, engaging, and taught us really fascinating stuff about
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    missydio
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    54
    Fascinating and enjoyable
    Lee was so engaging and knowledgeable on our private e-bike tour around Kyōto. Having just walked the Nakasendo
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    Rollergirl511
    10
    Fascinating details beyond the well-trodden trail
    Fushimi Inari is beautiful even if you don't know a thing about shrines or temples. But this tour takes you
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    Kira W
    Perth, Australia
    4034
    Loved it
    Lee was a fantastic, knowledgeable guide. I'm so glad we booked this and would not hesitate to recommend to
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    DSSart
    10
    Fantastic Tour!
    This tour was so much fun! The electric bikes and microphone/headsets made for very easy travel all over Kyoto. We
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    JessT1040
    30
    Don’t think twice - book this tour!
    My husband and I just finished this fantastic tour. Lee’s enthusiasm, extensive knowledge, and care for his guests
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    Marialllllllll
    Houston, Texas
    72
    Amazing Tour... very knowledgeable guide
    The day was a rainy one but Lee our guide made up for it from the beginning He lend us umbrellas, he took the
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    Lindy W
    10
    Awesome tour of Fushimi Inari
    Great tour with an awesome tour guide! Lee is so nice and he gives you lots of great information and takes you to
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