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Address: 552-13 Higashino Aburano Kojicho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8235, Kyoto Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 75-354-3636
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Description: A city where is full with history and culture. In such a city, ancient...
A city where is full with history and culture. In such a city, ancient traditional daily practices are remained in the backstreets, where usually not put in travel guide books. KCTP cycling tour leads you to explore those Kyoto’s chessboard like backstreet’s culture and custom with professional English speaking guides. Probably, it is the slowest cycling tour in the world, so even senior has no hesitate to join. Let’s explore Kyoto’s little treasure together!
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What could be more perfect than riding around with a local who knows all about the area??? We rode with Keiko and did the Backstreets Tour. She was very informative (and lovely... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

What could be more perfect than riding around with a local who knows all about the area??? We rode with Keiko and did the Backstreets Tour. She was very informative (and lovely) and filled us in on many aspects and traditions of Kyoto that we would never have discovered in Kyoto by ourselves. Highly recommended for all. BTW, the riding... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

My dad and I had a wonderful 3.5-hour tour with our guide, Annie. We visited Kinkakuji Temple, Ryoanji Temple, and Arashiyama Bamboo Forest. Annie did a wonderful job of explaining the history of the various sites and answering all of our questions. The itinerary took us through some busy streets of Kyoto, but Annie would let us know when to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We did the the Real Kyoto Backstreet which took us around interesting places in Kyoto. We were also lucky enough to see a geiko/maiko ceremony at the shrine. Our guide Keiko was very accommodating and knowledgeable which made it very enjoyable.

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Yakima, Washington, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We had a private four hour tour with just our group of five. Our guide, Keiko was amazing. She spoke English well and was very knowledgable of the area and Japanese history. She safely navigated us around some busy streets of Kyoto, on trails along the river, thru the Gion district,and to some temples and shrines. I would highly recommend... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Visited with my husband and our three kids. The West Course tour was amazing! A great way to see Kyoto!

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Danbury, Connecticut
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109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

My husband and I had a fantastic time with Keiko on our half-day Kinkaku Arashiyama Golden Cycling Tour! Can't imagine a better way to see so much of Kyoto in only four hours. Keiko was a knowledgable and fun guide who set the perfect pace. She also made sure we saw tons of beautiful cherry blossoms in full bloom. The... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Our guide Yoko was lovely, flexible and very friendly - it was a cold day and we were underprepared but she brought us gloves, rain ponchos and heat packs to keep us warm which was marvelous. She matched our ride to suit our capability and preferences and gave us a lovely long and interesting itinerary with great photo opportunities and... More 

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Dingwall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

My daughter and I chose the half day Back Street tour guided by Yoko who set a lovely pace and was extremely helpful and knowledgeable. Her folder of simple laminated descriptions and explanations is a great idea. We left Yoko at the Imperial Palace at the end of the tour and continued by ourselves to explore Kyoto with the aid... More 

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London, UK
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Really enjoyed our recent tour. Well maintained cycles, and knowledgable, friendly guide. Saw a lot of great sights during our half day backstreets tour.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We completed the 'Kinkaku Arashiyama Golden Tour' with KCTP in February 2015. Our guide, Keiko, was very accommodating and conducted a fantastic tour of Kyoto. Travel by bicycle was fast, efficient and allowed us to burn off some of that amazing Japanese cuisine we had been indulging in. We especially liked Keiko's ability to keep the tour moving along, and... More 

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