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    What to Expect
    Arashiyama is the top destination in Kyoto for many reasons. Learn why as you weave through the backstreets on an unforgettable and relaxing bike ride.

     Your tour is carved out with a perfect balance of serene temples, rural landscapes, and iconic views of Kyoto’s old country.  You will begin with a meet up at the rendezvous point 20 minutes prior to our scheduled departure to ensure you are fitted properly on a multi-speed Cannondale bicycle.

    You will then embark on your adventure with an introduction to the spiritual side of the area at one of Kyoto’s oldest temples. Your temple visit will be followed by a comfortable ride to a scenic backstreet in one of Kyoto’s preserved historical landscapes before reaching the world famous bamboo forest of Arashiyama. In addition, you will also be treated to several of the local hotspots off the beaten path.

    Your admission fees will be covered and you will be guided safely through the hidden side streets of Arashiyama. The route you will ride is suitable for all levels of bicycle enthusiasts and is sure to bring big smiles, incredible photos, and everlasting memories of an amazing day!
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Nearest train station - JR Saga Arashiyama
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Duration
    3h
    Inclusions
    • Native English speaking bilingual guide
    • Bicycle
    • Helmet
    • Bottled water
    Exclusions
    • N/A
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Please provide heights of all guests at time of booking
    • All guests will be required to sign a liability release waiver prior to the tour
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • 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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    Awesome with Kyoto Bike Tours. Greate guide with a good foundation of Japanese tradition and culture (Ray). Good Cannondale Bikes. Great group of people. Do not miss this - much much better than walking around on your own.
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    This is a fabulous tour rich with history and scenic stops! My husband and I loved the early bird tour because the weather was cool and comfortable and more importantly, the majority of our destinations were quiet and free from crowds--especially important if you'd like to enjoy
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    Response from kyotobiketour, Owner at Arashiyama Bamboo Bike Tour (Early Bird)
    Responded 2 days ago
    Wow! What an awesome review!!! Thank you so much you two. I really appreciate the kind words and am happy to hear all is well with you. I am glad you were able to take some of the charm that Kyoto has to offer and that I was able to convey my passion for this place. Kyoto is definitely a place to visit and revisit and I REALLY look forward to seeing you both again in the future. Kindness, Ray
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    Fantastic morning with Peter. This tour was the perfect mix of tourist sites, hidden gems and the real Japan. Perfect for solo travellers who was to see more and leave the organisation to someone else for a morning!
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    Response from kyotobiketour, Owner at Arashiyama Bamboo Bike Tour (Early Bird)
    Responded 2 days ago
    Hi Lydia, Thanks for coming along and for posting this review. We really appreciate it when customers take the time to send kind words. All the best to you. Peter
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    A great highlight of some of the best parts of Kyoto plus some wonderful off the beaten path things! My wife and I had a wonderful time, taking in the sights of some things we never would've seen on our own. Peter was a great, wonderful tour guide who made our experience even
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    Response from kyotobiketour, Owner at Arashiyama Bamboo Bike Tour (Early Bird)
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Hi Dan, Thanks for the review. It was my pleasure showing you and your wife around. I really appreciate your kind words and compliments. Thanks again and all the best to you both. Peter
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    My husband and I went on the earlybird tour with Ray in late September. It was much much more than we expected. Our tour guide Ray has a wealth of knowledge of the history and culture of Japan, he also has great photography skills, we were given more than 70 photos he took
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    Response from kyotobiketour, Owner at Arashiyama Bamboo Bike Tour (Early Bird)
    Responded 1 week ago
    Hey you two! That is such a well scripted and lovely review. I am humbled and pleased to hear you enjoyed the tour and photos. It is easy to take photos when people are smiling and having a good time :) It was a real joy chatting with you both and I really look forward to seeing you again. Please keep in touch! Cheers, Ray
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    • Kyoto Bike Tour - The Bamboo Forest & Arashiyama
    • Duration: 3h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Languages Offered: English
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