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Kyoto cycling tour project

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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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Best way to see Kyoto!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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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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Macau, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

We did the full day west side cycling tour with Keiko. We thoroughly enjoyed it, and Keiko was a brilliant tour guide. Would highly recommend!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

My boyfriend and I thought a cycling tour would be different and fun and that it was. I was in complete awe of everything Kyoto had to offer, from the big things such as the temples to the simple things like riding a bike around the streets of Kyoto! Everything was beautiful. I'm extremely grateful for our lovely tour guide... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Kyoto is such a beautiful city comprising both modern and traditional Japanese architectures and I felt that cycling was one of the best ways to experience that and understand the way the city works. You get to not only feel the roads you are cycling on but you get to see rare sights of quaint neighbourhoods and experience what it... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Our 23 and 20 year old son and daughter travelled with us and we all enjoyed cycling through the back streets of Kyoto as we took in the kinkakuji temple, ryoanji zen garden and the Arashiyama bamboo forest. Our guide was the wonderful Keiko san who was fluent in English and knowledgeable about the local attractions. She was entertaining and... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Hiroko Nakamura took us on a lovely tour through Kyoto - urban, rural, gardens, temples and lovely food. Her knowledge was excellent, her photography skills obliging, finding the unusual and funny sights and managing to avoid hill climbs. She even managed to miss a few showers of rain hovering around. Hiroko continued on well beyond the appointed finish time. The... More 

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Las Vegas, NV
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

My sons and I went to Kyoto in June 2014 and booked two bike tours - Back Street Tour (Afternoon part) & Kinkakuji Arashiyama Golden Tour(AM). We had an amazing time and our guide for both days was Yoko. She was excellent and the sights were outstanding! How many people get to say they rode a bike through a rice... More 

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Buderim, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We did the western route and it was amazing, not only do you see the various must see sights but the back alley-ways and various points of interest so you really get a 'feel' of Kyoto. Our guide Moto was excellent, went out of his way to show and tell us everything there is to know and gave us some... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I had a great time on my Kyoto bike tour. I wanted to do the Kyoto East tour, but I saw some of the attractions that we would visit, so my tour guide, Moto-san, was so helpful in designing a unique route that went to all the places that I wanted to see. He was so knowledgable and very funny,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

My daughter and i truly enjoyed this. Our guide Annie was amazing. Beautiful autumn sights, cool breeze, best way to see kyoto!

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