Cycle Japan and uncover its traditional arts, exceptional natural scenery and rich history as you pedal through ancient towns, bustling cities, mystical farmlands, coastal beauties and high reaching sacred mountains. Each region of Japan offers a different landscape to uncover by bike. Pedal around the Imperial Palace of Tokyo city on Honshu Island. Cycle through lush forests and the magical atmosphere of Yakushima. Uncover the high alpine passes and slopes of the Japan Alps. Admire the Noto Peninsula on peaceful mountain roads and flat coastal routes past terraced rice fields, amazing rock formations and ofcourse, exceptional coastal views. Cruise through ...
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  1. Classic Noto Peninsula Cycling 6D5N, Supported

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    Route: Tokyo/Kyoto - Kanazawa - Noto Peninsula - Kyoto

    Take up the challenge to explore some of Japan's most spellbinding scenery by bike as you cycle the beautiful Noto Peninsula between Kanazawa and Kyoto. Admire beautiful coastal vistas, rice paddies, charming fishing villages and the many temples of Kyoto over six incredible days of sightseeing as you tackle varied terrain on two wheels.

    This unique journey traverses undulating coastal pathways along the Noto Peninsula, the northern half of Ishikawa Prefecture, which extends 100 kilometers into the Sea of Japan. Along the way, visit major attractions such as the beautiful gardens of Kanazawa, the historic morning market in the fishing village of Wajima, the beautiful rice paddies of Senmida and the natural hot spring in Wakura before arriving in the iconic city of Kyoto. Spend your final day discovering the history of Kyoto on a circular cycling route taking in the many temples and historic sites of this extraordinary destination.

    Twin share ensuite accommodation is included each night at comfortable three-star lodging along the route (four or five-star accommodation is also available on request). There will be countless opportunities to sample a wide variety of authentic Japanese food during the tour, celebrating the abundant produce of the region.

    This fascinating tour includes five nights’ accommodation, five breakfasts and dinners, self-guided cycling (with support vehicle), bike and equipment rental, daily transfers, rail transfers from either Tokyo or Kyoto to Kanazawa at the start of the tour as well as all admission fees for listed attractions on the itinerary.

    Head off the beaten track on a once-in-a-lifetime journey along Japan’s unspoiled coastline. Challenge yourself with a cycling tour that will introduce you to an area of awe-inspiring natural beauty and historic charm. Witness iconic Japanese sites and picture postcard landscapes on diverse itinerary full of intrigue and delight.

    Departure Dates

    Depart daily on request.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit? We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

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    Route: Tokyo/Kyoto - Kanazawa - Noto Peninsula - Kyoto Take up the challenge to explore some of Japan's most spellbinding scenery by bike ...
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    From $4,495.21 Per Person, Twin Share
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  2. Kyoto & Nara Explorer Cycle & Walk 5D4N, Self Guided (with Support Vehicle)

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    Route: Kyoto - Kurama - Ohara - Uji - Nara

    Explore some of Japan's natural and man-made treasures on foot and by bike on a five-day, four-night exploration of the extraordinary surroundings of Kyoto and Nara. This fully-supported tour offers the ideal introduction to a region rich in cultural heritage, ancient folklore and iconic landscapes. Experience days filled with discovery before relaxing in comfort each night in traditional Japanese lodging.

    The tour begins in Kyoto and from here explores the mountains and valleys of a unique and unspoilt region. Over five fascinating days, the tour takes in the most picturesque and culturally significant locations surrounding Kyoto and Nara including the hot springs at Kurama; the quaint town of Ohara, surrounded by rice paddies and famed for its temples, beautiful gardens and local produce market; the ancient township of Sakamoto; the beautiful city of Uji and the plantations of Wazuka, where Ujicha tea is grown. This multi-faceted itinerary combines hiking, cycling and sightseeing allowing time at each stop for further exploration and discovery.

    Accommodation each night is at a different location in traditional Japanese lodging, close to local attractions. Enjoy country-style home cooked meals utilising local, seasonal ingredients before retiring to your comfortable private room and awakening to a hearty breakfast and a day full of fascinating adventures.

    This immersive tour includes four nights handpicked Japanese accommodation, meals as mentioned in the itinerary, fully supported cycling, equipment hire and luggage transfers. You will be collected from Kyoto to begin the tour and transferred to Nara at its conclusion.

    Step back in time and experience the rich heritage, striking mountain scenery and charming local hospitality of an iconic Japanese destination. Escape the pace of modern-life and immerse in the traditions of an ancient culture, exploring revered religious shrines and temples nestled in idyllic rural locations.

    Departure Dates

    Departs daily year round on request.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Kyoto
    Route: Kyoto - Kurama - Ohara - Uji - Nara Explore some of Japan's natural and man-made treasures on foot and by bike on ...
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    From $1,942.85 Per Person, Twin Share
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  3. Kyoto & Nara Explorer Cycle & Walk 5D4N, Fully Guided

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    Route: Kyoto - Kurama - Ohara - Uji - Wazuka - Nara

    Explore some of Japan's natural and man-made treasures on foot and by bike on a five-day, four-night exploration of the extraordinary surroundings of Kyoto and Nara. This fully-guided tour offers the ideal introduction to a region rich in cultural heritage, ancient folklore and iconic landscapes. Experience days filled with discovery before relaxing in comfort each night in traditional Japanese lodging.

    The tour begins in Kyoto and from here explores the mountains and valleys of a unique and unspoilt region. Over five fascinating days, the tour takes in the most picturesque and culturally significant locations surrounding Kyoto and Nara including the hot springs at Kurama; the quaint town of Ohara, surrounded by rice paddies and famed for its temples, beautiful gardens and local produce market; the ancient township of Sakamoto; the beautiful city of Uji and the plantations of Wazuka, where Ujicha tea is grown. This multi-faceted itinerary combines hiking, cycling and sightseeing allowing time at each stop for further exploration and discovery.

    Accommodation each night is at a different location in traditional Japanese lodging, close to local attractions. Enjoy country-style home cooked meals utilising local, seasonal ingredients before retiring to your comfortable private room and awakening to a hearty breakfast and a day full of fascinating adventures.

    This immersive tour includes four nights handpicked Japanese accommodation, all meals and snacks, fully guided cycling and walking with a certified English-speaking guide, equipment hire and luggage transfers. You will be collected from Kyoto to begin the tour and transferred to Nara at its conclusion.

    Step back in time and experience the rich heritage, striking mountain scenery and charming local hospitality of an iconic Japanese destination. Escape the pace of modern-life and immerse in the traditions of an ancient culture, exploring revered religious shrines and temples nestled in idyllic rural locations.

    Departure Dates

    Departs daily year round on request.

    Price

    Group of 2: $5,995 AUD per person, twin share

    Group of 4: $4,750 AUD per person, twin share

    Group of 6: $3,800 AUD per person, twin share

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Kyoto
    Route: Kyoto - Kurama - Ohara - Uji - Wazuka - Nara Explore some of Japan's natural and man-made treasures on foot and by ...
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    From $4,567.59 Per Person, Twin Share
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  4. Luxury Mt Fuji Walk (Ochudo Trail) & Lake Yamanakako Cycle 2D1N, Fully Guided

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    Experience some of Japan's most iconic and memorable locations on two wheels and by foot. Over two incredible days, explore this UNESCO-listed national park and Lake Yamanakako, located at the northern base of Mount Fuji, on this fascinating, fully-guided package.

    Mount Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan, rising to 3,776m. The beautiful cone-shaped mountain is located west of Tokyo, surrounded by lakes in a national park and has long been revered by Japanese people for its historical and spiritual significance. This compact itinerary is the ideal introduction to a fascinating region, rich in cultural heritage. The journey begins at the largest of the five lakes, Lake Yamanakako before climbing Mount Fuji’s northern slopes on the Fuji Subaru Line. Admire spectacular views of the Fuji Five Lakes below before descending once more and exploring the remaining Lakes: Kawaguchiko, Saiko, Shojiko and Motosuko.

    You can choose to stay at Fuji View Hotel (4 Star) or Konansou Ryokan (5 Star).

    4 Star Option: Overlooking Mount Fuji and Lake Kawaguchi, Fuji View Hotel offers spacious modern accommodations surrounded by gorgeous Japanese gardens with lush greenery. Your moderate Japanese room has Mount Fuji views. Here, enjoy Japanese/traditional French cuisine.

    5 Star Option: Spend two nights' enjoying the gentle hospitality at Konansou Ryokan, a traditional Japanese Ryokan, situated within the Fuji Kawaguchiko Onsen resort at the base of Mount Fuji. This charming Ryokan takes in panoramic views of the snow-topped peak of Mount Fuji and offers Japanese and Western style guest rooms with its own private open-air hot spring baths and ensuites. Here, enjoy traditional Japanese cuisine and regional specialities.

    This tour package includes one nights' accommodation at Konansou Ryokan (or Fuji View Hotel), meals as mentioned in the itinerary, two days of guided cycling and walking, daily hotel pickup and drop off as well as transfers from and to Kawaguchiko Station at the beginning and end of your trip.

    Embrace a classic Japanese experience among spectacular scenery on this engaging and inspiring journey. Traverse mesmerising landscapes admiring Japan’s most famous icon from near and far as you learn of this history and significance of this beautiful region.

    Departure Dates

    Departs daily on request from March - November.

    Price

    4 Star Option: from $1,650 AUD per person, twin share*

    5 Star Option: from $1,850 AUD per person, twin share*

    * Departures during weekends, peak season, and Japanese public holidays will be subject to supplementary charges.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Lake Kawaguchiko
    Experience some of Japan's most iconic and memorable locations on two wheels and by foot. Over two incredible days, explore this UNESCO-listed national park ...
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    From $1,409.52 Per Person, Twin Share
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  5. Mt Fuji Hike (Yoshida Trail) With Mtn Hut Overnight Stay 3D2N, Fully Guided

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    Depart from Tokyo, climb Mt Fuji on foot and stay overnight in a mountain hut for an unforgettable sunrise. This easy to moderate tour will reward you with spellbinding nature and history of Mt Fuji. This truly is the classic Japanese experience.

    The three day package offers you the opportunity to experience the beauty of Japan's outdoors from Tokyo to Mount Fuji. It starts at the Fuji-Subaru Line 5th Station and trek to the peak of Mount Fuji alongside an English-speaking local guide, reaching the summit. Stay in a charming mountain hut at the 8th station. You will be amazed by the sunrise at the peak. After exploring Mt. Fuji's crater and catching amazing panoramic views of Japan, return to Tokyo.

    Your tour includes 2 nights accommodation with breakfast, guided walk and Tokyo return transfers.

    Climb Mt Fuji and catch the sunrise from Fuji's Summit - an unforgettable once-in-a-lifetime experience.

    Departure Dates

    Departs daily on request from 1st July - 9th September

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?We specialise in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury journeys to Japan. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

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    Depart from Tokyo, climb Mt Fuji on foot and stay overnight in a mountain hut for an unforgettable sunrise. This easy to moderate tour ...
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    From $723.81 Per Person, Twin Share
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  6. Ancient Capitals Nara & Asuka Luxury Walk 4D3N, Private Guided

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    Explore the ancient monuments, tombs and temples of Nara and Asuka on a luxury walking tour. The Kansai region, situated at the centre of Japan's main island of Honshu, is home to three historic capitals: Kyoto, Nara and Asuka. Discover fascinating histories along hiking trails connecting Nara and Asuka on an unforgettable journey back in time.

    This four-day, three-night tour begins with an exploration of Asuka. From here, the first Japanese emperors established their capitals and many of the country's oldest shrines, temples, tombs and archaeological excavations can be found here. Walk or cycle the scenic hiking trails surrounding Asuka, admire the terraced rice paddies and hike the historical Yamanobe-no-michi Trail - the oldest recorded road in Japan. Nara is located 20 km north of Asuka. Due to its past as the first permanent capital, the city remains full of historic treasures, including some of Japan's oldest and largest temples. Spend two nights in Nara exploring Wagyu, Yagyu, and Nara Park, home of the Todaiji temple.

    Enjoy a night in Asuka at an exclusive ryokan where you will experience total privacy in a restored Edo period house featuring traditional rooms and décor yet including all modern conveniences. All the rooms overlook the elegant, traditional gardens. Nights two and three are spent at Nara Hotel, an elegant guesthouse with views over the famous sights of Nara.

    This luxury tour includes three nights handpicked accommodation, all breakfasts and dinners as well as an English-speaking guide and private monuments walk in Asuka. Transport is provided from Kyoto on the first day and to Nara at the conclusion of the tour.

    Travel back in time to the origins of an ancient culture, steeped in tradition and history. Experience tranquil hiking trails and paddy fields dotted with temples and monuments and explore vibrant cities built around civilisations past.

    Departure Dates

    Departs daily year round on request.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

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    Explore the ancient monuments, tombs and temples of Nara and Asuka on a luxury walking tour. The Kansai region, situated at the centre of ...
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    From $2,284.18 Per Person, Twin Share
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  7. Best of Coastal Kyoto Walk 3D2N, Private Guided

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    Venture into Kyoto's ocean bounty where history and culture is ringed by magnificent scenery. Take in unspoilt coastline views, discover the myriad charms of seaside villages and funaya boat houses, and stay at Kinosaki Onsen favoured by many writers and artists. This is a unique opportunity to experience the authentic coastal life of Japan.

    Our local guide will meet you in Kyoto, and then take you on a train journey to Kinosaki Onsen, a picturesque village on the Japan Sea Coast. Over 3-days-2-nights, you'll explore the seaside towns of Konosaki Onsen and Takeno on foot including Mt. Taishi hiking, and Nekozaki Peninsula coastal walk. You will also walk in the Umi to Hoshi (Ocean & Star) Park.

    At the end of your daily adventure, you'll return to a seaside hotel commanding a view of the Sea of Japan. Enjoy delicious 'Kaiseki-ryori' meals cooked with fresh seafood and ingredients from Tajima.

    Your tour includes two nights' deluxe accommodation, guided walks, breakfasts, dinners, all transportation during the tour and return train tickets from/to Kyoto.

    This is an unique opportunity to explore Kyoto's coastlines and immerse yourself in the beautiful nature of the bounty of the Japan Sea has to offer.

    Departure Dates

    Departs daily year round on request.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Kyoto
    Venture into Kyoto's ocean bounty where history and culture is ringed by magnificent scenery. Take in unspoilt coastline views, discover the myriad charms of ...
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    From $2,361.89 Per Person, Twin Share
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  8. Mt Fuji & Fuji Five Lakes Luxury Cycling 3D2N, Fully Guided

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    Experience some of Japan's most iconic and memorable locations on two wheels as you cycle the extraordinary surroundings of Mount Fuji. Over three incredible days, explore this UNESCO-listed national park and the Fuji Five Lakes region, located at the northern base of Mount Fuji, on this fascinating, fully-guided package.

    Mount Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan, rising to 3,776m. The beautiful cone-shaped mountain is located west of Tokyo, surrounded by lakes in a national park and has long been revered by Japanese people for its historical and spiritual significance. This compact itinerary is the ideal introduction to a fascinating region, rich in cultural heritage. The journey begins at the largest of the Five Lakes, Lake Yamanakako before climbing Mount Fuji’s northern slopes on the Fuji Subaru Line. Admire spectacular views of the Fuji Five Lakes below before descending once more and exploring the remaining Lakes: Kawaguchiko, Saiko, Shojiko and Motosuko.

    Your can choose to stay at Fuji View Hotel (4 Star) or Konansou Ryokan (5 Star).

    4 Star Option: Overlooking Mount Fuji and Lake Kawaguchi, Fuji View Hotel offers spacious modern accommodations surrounded by gorgeous Japanese gardens with lush greenery. Your Moderate Japanese Room has Mount Fuji views. Here, enjoy Japanese/traditional French cuisine.

    5 Star Option: Spend two nights' enjoying the gentle hospitality at Konansou Ryokan, a traditional Japanese Ryokan, situated within the Fuji Kawaguchiko Onsen resort at the base of Mount Fuji. This charming Ryokan takes in panoramic views of the snow-topped peak of Mount Fuji and offers Japanese and Western style guest rooms with its own private open-air hot spring baths and ensuites. Here, enjoy traditional Japanese cuisine and regional specialities.

    This tour package includes 2 nights' accommodation at Fuji View Hotel, two breakfasts and two dinners, three days of guided cycling with equipment and refreshments, daily hotel pickup and drop off as well as transfers from and to Kawaguchiko Station at the beginning and end of your trip.

    Embrace a classic Japanese experience among spectacular scenery on this engaging and inspiring journey. Traverse mesmerising landscapes admiring Japan’s most famous icon from near and far as you learn of this history and significance of this beautiful region.

    Departure Dates

    Departs daily on request from May - October.

    Price

    4 Star Option: from $1,780 AUD per person, twin share*

    5 Star Option: from $2,450 AUD per person, twin share*

    * Departures during weekends, peak season, and Japanese public holidays will be subject to supplementary charges.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Lake Kawaguchiko
    Experience some of Japan's most iconic and memorable locations on two wheels as you cycle the extraordinary surroundings of Mount Fuji. Over three incredible ...
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  9. Japan Alps to Sea Deluxe Walk & Cycle 8D7N, Fully Guided

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    Route: Tokyo - Okuhida - Kamikochi National Park - Takayama - Shirakawa-go - Tateyama Alpine Route - Toyama - Noto Peninsula

    A deluxe walking and cycling journey from the Alps to the Sea. Hike the Japanese Alps, visit the UNESCO-listed Shirakawa-go village and cycle the rustic countryside of Hida Furukawa and Notojima Island. This action-packed 8 day adventure allows you to travel down the less visited path, explore dramatic alps, blissful beaches and visit small mountain and coastal villages. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking natural beauty, amazing history, and enchanting culture of Japan.

    A train journey from Tokyo to Matsumoto starts your adventure in Japan's Alps. Japan is a country of mountains. With over seventy-percent of the country being mountainous terrain, it’s no wonder that mountains have religious and cultural importance to the Japanese. In particular, the Japan Alps region offers stunning views of scenic alpine landscapes.

    No Japan Alps trip would be complete without hiking in Kamikochi, the crown jewel of the Japanese Alps and one of Japan’s most famous hiking destinations, where you'll enjoy clear skies, spectacular mountains, and bright blue river streams.

    You will walk to discover traditionally thatched houses in Shirakawa-go, a UNESCO's World Heritage Site.

    Enjoy a guided cycling tour exploring a rustic countryside that is blessed with lush greenery and a landscape dotted with farm houses and sprawling rice fields.

    Enjoy the pampered comfort of authentic Japanese ryokans, soak in Okuhida Onsen's famous hot spring bath and taste the freshest ingredients prepared exquisitely for you.

    Hike along the best sections of the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, known as the “Roof of Japan".

    Cycle around Notojima Island, which a rich source of traditional Japanese culture. Be amazed by the Senmaida Rice Terraces -1004 tiny rice fields on a single slope stretching down to the sea, a UNESCO World Heritage Site for their long agricultural tradition.

    The deluxe accommodation is hand picked for this package, including some of the best 4 & 5 star hotels and luxury ryokans.

    Most meals are included for the duration of the tour. You will enjoy authentic and delicious local cuisine. Please refer the itinerary for the meal inclusion.

    The tour includes 7 nights accommodation, meals as mentioned in the itinerary, English guiding and all transportation mixed by private car and local public transportation.

    This is a deluxe journey from Japan Alps to Sea replete with natural beauty and rich history. You'll return invigorated and inspired with memories that will last a lifetime.

    Departure Dates

    Departs daily on request.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Tokyo
    Route: Tokyo - Okuhida - Kamikochi National Park - Takayama - Shirakawa-go - Tateyama Alpine Route - Toyama - Noto Peninsula A deluxe walking ...
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    From $7,047.58 Per Person, Twin Share
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  10. Hiroshima, Miyajima & Shimanami Kaido Cycle & Kayak 4D3N, Partially Guided

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    Route: Hiroshima - Miyajima Island - Shimanami Kaido Cycling - Hiroshima

    Experience Japan's spectacular island and culture by bike and by kayak. Cycle the world famous Shimanami Kaido route and paddle the Seto Inland Sea. Your adventure is enhanced by boutique accommodation, refined dinning and professional tour services. The tour is escorted by an English speaking tour coordinator and local guides, offering a high level of comfort and convenience.

    Your trip starts from Hiroshima, which is easily accessed by train or flight from all major cities of Japan. You will enjoy a self guided walk to the summit of Misen Mountain on Miyajima Island, one of the most scenic spots in Japan, and has long been regarded as an Island of the Gods on the beautiful Seto Inland Sea. You'll stay on the World Heritage Miyajima Island, featuring Japanese-style accommodation with beautiful surrounding views.

    Day 2, you'll enjoy a lifetime full day guided kayaking experience by paddling the calming Seto Inland Sea and getting close to the big Torii, the gate of Itsukushima Shrine.

    Then cycle the Shimanami Kaido cycling route 70km over two days in comfort. By spend one night in Onomichi. The entire cycling trip is fully supported with a supporting vehicle. You only need to carry a daypack.

    The package includes two day supported cycling, all transfers (train & ferry), boutique accommodation, most meals as well as all bike rentals.

    Combining the best Japan cycling experience with boutique accommodation, this is the memorable adventure on the world famous Shimanami Kaido route and beyond.

    Departure Dates

    Departs daily on request

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Hiroshima
    Route: Hiroshima - Miyajima Island - Shimanami Kaido Cycling - Hiroshima Experience Japan's spectacular island and culture by bike and by kayak. Cycle the ...
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    From $3,009.51 Per Person, Twin Share
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