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Short Afternoon Cycling Tour in Hida

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    What to Expect
    This tour will depart from the meetup location at the Furukawa office in Hida at 2:00 pm for afternoon departure. You will meet with your friendly and informative guide and start the 2.5 hour cycling tour to enjoy not only the beautiful Japanese countryside, but also locals' way of living in Hida region.

    Ride through a peaceful town in Hida, a farming village and the beautiful Satoyama scenery will gradually come in sight. See local vegetables lining up in a market, huge old folk houses scattered, rice fields spreading all around surrounded by mountains. It is such as an well-balanced tour of exercise and relaxation for you and your family; feel the daily lives of locals while biking throughout a 12 km route.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    8-8 Furukawachō Ninomachi, Hida, Gifu 509-4235, Japan
    Departure Time
    2:00 PM
    2h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Local guide
    • Use of bicycle
    • Use of helmet
    • Insurance
    • Local taxes
    • A basket is not attached to bike
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • A maximum age is 6 years within minimum height of 125 cm (approx. 4.1 ft)
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Really enjoyed the cycle ride with our very informative guide. The bikes were excellent and it was so good to have someone show us where to go and to point out places of interest. The cup of refreshing barley tea half way through the ride was most welcome!
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    Response from SATOYAMA E, Guide at Short Afternoon Cycling Tour in Hida
    Responded Aug 10, 2019
    Thank you for leaving your comment here. I was relieved you went back to your country safely. I was also enjoyed the day with you. You guys are really positive to ride the bikes and to understand Japanese culture. I was so happy to talk with you through the tour. The rainy season had just finished. We saw the beautiful scenery from the hill on that day. Thank you again for joining the tour. Yoshi from SATOYAMA EXPERIENCE TEAM
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    With Sho, our guide from Satoyama Experience we had a wonderful afternoon cycling. We loved the beautiful scenery and learned a lot about rice, sake, and the local area. A must do if you are near Takayama.
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    Response from SATOYAMA_EXPERIENCE, マネージャー at Short Afternoon Cycling Tour in Hida
    Responded Jun 26, 2019
    Thank you for joining in the tour and leaving the comment here! I'm very happy that you wrote you had a wonderful afternoon cycling.I also had a wonderful time with you. The beautiful scenery of this region changes depending on the season.If you have chance please come back here,Hida furukawa in different season to discover another face of Satoyama Hope we will see soon! Thank you from SHO
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    We had such an amazing time on this tour. It was myself, my husband and our 2 year old son. They were so accommodating and we thoroughly enjoyed everything about the experience. I would highly recommend this to anyone in the Takayama area! Truly a highlight for my family.
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    Response from SATOYAMA_EXPERIENCE, SATOYAMA EXPERIENCE receptionist at Short Afternoon Cycling Tour in Hida
    Responded Jun 16, 2019
    Thank you for joying our cycle tour and writing a kind comment. We are glad to know all of you enjoyed it. We are expecting your visit again. As our place has a variety of scenery, we believe you will be satisfied with a new experience.
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    Very nice bike ride. Hisa is very friendly and takes the time to explain the life of the village. Interesting and relaxing course. Happiness for everyone. Thank you Hisa
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    Response from SATOYAMA_EXPERIENCE, Yayoi Trueland at Short Afternoon Cycling Tour in Hida
    Responded Nov 9, 2018
    Such lovely message, thank you so much. Hisa is an amazing guide indeed and you are definitely one of the luckiest people who could join his tour! We all wish you all the best, hope we can see you again somewhere sometime!
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    Nancy C
    Enjoyable time seeing and learning about this rural part of Japan.
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    Lovely morning tour
    Our tour guide, Ryoto, was great. It was a chilly on our ride but they had gloves available. The bikes are great
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    It was raining when I woke and I did not fancy going on a bike ride. But I am sure glad I did get out of bed and
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    Lynn S
    Great tour!
    What a great tour! Ryoko was very nice and informative. He showed us many things including how sake and miso are
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    Adelaide, Australia
    A great and informative tour
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    Perfect Morning and Perfect Guide in Mid-November!
    We booked a morning cycling tour after reading such positive reviews on TripAdvisor but didn't really know what to
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    Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Fantastic Tour
    Sho was a fantastic guide. It accidentally ended up being a private tour as the other pair of tourists didn’t
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    good experience to learn about village and environment
    very goog guiding, good experience cycling in Japan, nice nature, pretty tea stop. Good weather. you have to do
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