I've been meaning to join this tour since reading about it from tripadvisor last year. Chance came this October and we signed up for the standard tour. We were a little rusty with our cycling skills at first but our guide Hisa was very patient and we got the hang of it in not time. The bicycles are well maintained and in very good condition.
The locals we met were friendly and waved as we pass them. We collected spring water and saw small apple farms as we cycle along and also learn about processes during rice harvesting from Hisa. Weather was good and the view while cycling through the countryside was awesome.
We rested and had snack at a good spot. Cool wind blowing against our faces, hot cup of tea in hand, mountains and rice fields in view...this is a perfect break from city life. Thank you Hisa and team for offering this tour...it's the highlight of our trip to Japan. We hope to return to enjoy a different scenery another time.
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