Cycle Japan

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 13 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-79 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-17139
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Kyoto, Japan
  • Ends Tokyo, Japan
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Cycle Japan's coastal landscapes in contrast with ancient Kyoto and modern Tokyo
  • Uninterrupted 8-day scenic ride around the Noto Peninsula through rural Japan
  • Included traditional Japanese cuisine with locally sourced ingredients
The "Cycle Japan" trip starts from Kyoto and ends in Tokyo. It is a bicycle trip that takes 13 days taking you through Toyama, Tokyo, Shirakawa and 5 other destinations in Japan. "Cycle Japan" is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

From ancient Kyoto we ride along quiet roads on the Noto Peninsula into the highlands around Shirakawa-go historic village, taking us firmly off the beaten track. Along the way we will see one of the finest Japanese gardens in Kanazawa, stay in ryokan and enjoy varied mountain scenery and coastal paths. Bullet train to Tokyo where we end our journey.

Noto Peninsula - Uninterrupted scenic ride for 8 days

Delicious local food - Included traditional Japanese cuisine with locally sourced ingredients

Kyoto and Tokyo - Experience the ancient and modern capitals
  • Day 1 : Join tour in historic Kyoto
  • Day 2 : Kyoto sightseeing by bike. Including Ginkaku-ji and along The Philosopher's Path to the Nanzen-ji temple complex
  • Day 3 : Morning train to Kanazawa. Bike tour of Kenroku-en Garden and the old teahouse district
  • Day 4 : Cycling around the beautiful Noto Peninsula including the Chirihama Beach Road
  • Day 5 : Cycle the coastal road to Wajima, stopping off at the Sojijiso-in temple
  • Day 6 : Explore Wajima Market. Continue along the stunning coastal road to Suzu
  • Day 7 : Cycle to Noto Ushitsu as we head down the eastern side of the peninsula
  • Day 8 : Cycle to Wakura Onsen where ancient, healing hot baths await our arrival
  • Day 9 : We begin our journey inland as we head up to Shokawa Onsen
  • Day 10 : Our cycle journey concludes at beautiful Shirakawa-go, famous for its traditional gassho-zukuri farmhouses
  • Day 11 : Shinkansen bullet train to Tokyo
  • Day 12 : Enjoy Tokyo from our base in the historic Asakusa district a stone's throw from Sensoji temple
  • Day 13 : Tour ends Tokyo
  • Hotel Elcient Kyoto (2 nights)
  • Hotel Torifito Kanazawa (1 night)
  • Noto Royal Hotel (1 night)
  • Hotel Route Inn Wajima (1 night)
  • Rokko Ryokan (1 night)
  • Mawaki Porepore (1 night)
  • Noto Raku (1 night)
  • Royal Hotel Toyama Tonami (1 night)
  • Toyota Shirakawa Go Eco Institute (1 night)
  • Sunroute Asakusa Hotel (2 nights)
  • 12 Breakfasts, 7 Dinners
  • Driver(s)
  • Bus
  • Train
  • Explore Tour Leader
  • Bicycle
  • Any international flights to Kyoto and from Tokyo are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Cycle Japan tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Cycle Japan tour. You can cancel the tour up to 63 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 62 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 05 May 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 05 May 2024, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 62 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Cycle Japan tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Cycle Japan tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • The average size of this tour is just 12 people.
  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be either fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure or have taken a negative test (rapid antigen or PCR)  within 72 hours of departure.
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