Despite its large population and ultra-modern cities, Japan has many peaceful, natural places, and cycling must be the best way to find them. Join us for a Japan bike tour in the south of this fascinating and diverse island nation.
Explore friendly Osaka, and Kyoto with its modern skylines, temples and traditional quarter. Out of the cities, you'll find yourself in cedar forests, yawning river valleys, and fishing and geothermal villages. You'll stare into the seething pit of the world's biggest caldera. The roads are mainly tarmac, and often undulating. Each day, there'll be hot mineral pools for soothing any cares cares away.
Wherever you go, the famed Japanese hospitality will be evident, and you'll be greeted warmly.
Even your accommodation will be part of the cultural experience. You'll stay in traditional inns (minshuku)and Japanese-style B&Bs (ryokan).
Cycling Japan's Noto Peninsula
9 DaysKanazawa City to Takayama
Japan is a cyclist's dream — a blend of ancient and modern, cities and rice paddies, forests, mountains, and to top it off: hot springs for aching muscles!
Best Travel Times:
May - September