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Kyoto Like a Local: Private BIKE Tour

Kyoto Like a Local: Private BIKE Tour
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Tour snapshot
Duration:
3h 30m
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Near public transportation
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
  • Duration:
    3h 30m
  • Taking Covid-19 safety measures
  • Near public transportation
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
  • Free cancellation
About
What could be more thrilling than flying through the streets of Kyoto on two wheels!? Experience the joy of the city as you whiz around from Pontocho street to Gion Shinbashi. You’ll be surprised by how much you can see when you explore by bike. With narrow streets, trendy neighbourhoods, and historical landmarks. By bike, you can see it all. As well as checking out the Imperian Palace and the Heian Jingu shrine, you’ll get off the tourist trail and discover a side to Kyoto that only the locals see. Your cycle-loving host will be by your side at all times, so follow their lead for an easy-going ride. Next is the iconic Demachi shopping arcade for a real sight into the local life, and the locals’ favorite, Pontocho street. Cycle alongside the Kamogawa river in a setting away from the Kyoto crowds. Finally, enjoy a ride through a bike path lined by lots of cherry trees and that it was named after one of Japan's most famous philosophers. Join now and find out more in the private tour.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
Japanese, English
What to expect
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
Japanese, English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 24380P978
Important information
Inclusions
  • Private Tour
  • Local Guide
  • 1 Drink
  • Rental Bike
Exclusions
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Food & beverages not listed as inclusions
Duration
3h 30m
Departure details
  • J-Cycle, 192 Nakanonochō, Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto, 600-8435, Japan Get your bike and start your tour here
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Private Tour
  • Local Guide
  • 1 Drink
  • Rental Bike
Exclusions
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Food & beverages not listed as inclusions
Departure details
  • J-Cycle, 192 Nakanonochō, Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto, 600-8435, Japan Get your bike and start your tour here
Duration
3h 30m
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
What you can expect during your visit
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

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Anne L
Den Bosch, The Netherlands1 contribution
We booked the bike tour to see Kyoto from a different perspective and
it was totally worth it! Jonathan is a great guide, he informed us
beforehand and made sure we came prepared. During the tour he told us
a lot about Kyoto and some historical backgrounds as well. Besides, he
gave us some practical tips and recommendations to spend our time in
Kyoto. He didn't hurry and took all the time we needed to stop at
certain places to give more information or to take some photos. Would
definitely recommend him to guide you through Kyoto if you have the
chance!
Written 31 March 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

kizzywatts
Sydney, Australia14 contributions
XJ was so well informed and crafted the most fabulous tour. Kyoto is an easy place to bike around, but having an e-bike gave it that extra edge of easy & freedom. We learnt so many quirky new facts about Kyoto & it really enjoyed the 'water' theme of the tour... We really appreciated all the knowledge & fun had along the way. A must do in Kyoto!
Written 31 January 2020
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Eugene1958
Dublin, Ireland166 contributions
We loved this trip from start to end. travelled as a group of 6 with
XJ taking the lead and providing insights and taking pictures. The e
Biked were great taking the effort out so we could concentrate on the
stories and background of fascinating Kyoto. We particularly enjoyed
the Philosophers Walk but all aspects were highlyenjoyable to all in
our family of 5 from us young at heart 60 year olds to the boys of 31,
28 and 25. Would recommend this trip any day if the week and will do
MLB it again in a heart beat.
Written 11 November 2019
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Eveline
Zedelgem, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium4 contributions
Nov 2019
We had an amazing tour with Ollie!He knows nice places and the stories behind them...very interesting and pleasant for as well adults as children (we did the bike tour with our 4 boys (between 11 and 16 years old)). If you want to visit Kyoto: be sure to book a visit with Ollie - you won't regret it!
Written 7 November 2019
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John S
Calonge, Spain27 contributions
Oct 2019
We had a lovely morning with Ollie, exploring the quiet yet still
beautiful parts of Kyoto. Cycling along riverbanks and quiet alleys,
it was a great way to get oriented with the city, and get
recommendations from Ollie on where to go later in the afternoon and
evening to enjoy the city more. As well as passing many of the major
sites, the stop at a shrine where we revealed our fortune by placing
our O-mijuki paper in the little stream was a real highlight.
Written 28 October 2019
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Melanie
Camden maine7 contributions
Robin was an excellent guide. She has a thorough knowledge of Kyoto &
it's history & was excellent at answering all our questions. She
showed us many interesting areas & informed us about Japanese custom &
lifestyle. The 3,5 hours by bike was just a perfect introduction to
Kyoto. I would highly recommend Robin as your guide if you are
visiting Kyoto.
Written 12 November 2019
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Philip H
1 contribution
Oct 2019
My wife and I booked Jonathan for an easy overview tour of Kyoto on 30
October. We met Jonathan at the bike rental shop and were guided
around town mainly on backstreets for just over 3 hours seeing some of
the key sites. Jonathan was informative, easy going, patient and
careful with regard to traffic. We really enjoyed his company and the
outing. Highly recommended.
Written 11 November 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

MrAnderson
2 contributions
Oct 2019
Ollie was absolutely fantastic and was all we could have asked for in a guide and more! He showed a genuine love and respect for Japanese culture and had clearly spent a great deal of time exploring and getting to know Kyoto. All of the places that he showed us were thoughtfully chosen and were beautiful gems we likely would never have found on our own. He was knowledgeable and answered all of our questions no matter how silly! We would highly recommend Ollie as a guide to anyone looking for a great way to see Kyoto - you will enjoy it immensely!
Written 3 November 2019
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kyokl755jy
3 contributions
Sep 2019
The tour was exciting. Going through the back alleys of Kyoto streets gave us a much better and exciting experience of the city, away from the tourist crowds and typical touristy spots. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and clothing for this tour though! The guide got us 3-speed bikes, which were sufficient, but there're electric versions at extra cost.
Written 26 October 2019
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Edward
1 contribution
Sep 2019
Kyoto is a city that is perfect for cycling, but you must find a local guide to get the most out of the shortest time, especially some interesting places.
Written 6 October 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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