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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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One of the best bike hires

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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156 reviews 156 reviews
35 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
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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