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Itinerary

Your journey to the old ages starts from learning about the foundation and history of Takayama with a local story and legend. You'll discover how people and samurai used to live in Takayama leisurely pedaling through the old town.

Your guide will show you not only the history but also the local places such as nightlife for locals, amazing Japanese Alps/city view over the town, hidden café, where you would never know without a guide.

You also stop for tasting local foods and talking with friendly locals in the Miyagawa morning market.

After a 3 hour ride, you will discover the new aspects of Takayama.
Overview

See the main highlights of Takayama and cover more ground than possible on foot on this guided bicycle tour. In a small group of no more than six people, pedal through the city while learning about its history, culture, and local legends from your guide. As well as the main landmarks and old district, see where locals go out at night, hidden cafes, the local food market, and panoramic views of the city and Alps. 

Highlights
  • Small-group tour, limited to 6, ensures a more personal experience
  • Pedal through the city streets soaking up the atmosphere
  • See the city's main landmarks, as well as hidden places overlooked by most visitors
  • Get insights into local history and culture from your guide
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wonderful bike tour in Takayama

The bike tour was such a wonderful and unique way to see Takayama, with Shinji giving insights into the history of Takayama on the way as well! The local people are very friendly and the streets aren't too busy. The morning market and the cafe...More

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114LocalizationTour, マネージャー at 114% Localization Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review! You are a very nice and friendly family. It was a group tour with a local and the other guest, so hope you also enjoyed talking with them. Again, I'm happy that I could host you, and do...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Highlight of our time in Takayama

We had the best day doing this bike tour. Shinji was an awesome guide and provided us with so much interesting information about the various shrines, temples and history of Takayama. During the walk through the morning market, Shinji pointed out unique foods to try...More

Thank Dawn E
114LocalizationTour, マネージャー at 114% Localization Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking your time to post your review. It was a nice day, and hope you had a great time as it turned out a private tour. The peaches we had at the market was so juicy and sweet! Thanks again,...More

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile
Bike tour in Takayama, Japan

Very enjoyable experience riding bikes in takayama! Nice weather. Quite safe riding with 2 teens as the streets are not busy at all! Riding in the small city as well as riding up a small mountain to have a good view of the city. The...More

Thank Eddie C
114LocalizationTour, マネージャー at 114% Localization Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review! You were so friendly, and had a nice time with you. It was very nice experience to talk with local children in the morning market.Thanks to you, they were allowed to play video games! Thanks, again. We hope...More

Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile
A great way to see more of Takayama

Shinji was an excellent Bike tour guide, his knowledge of Takayama and Japanese history is excellent and his command of English and communication skills are also excellent. He is well prepared and very professional. He is an enthusiastic and caring guide, making the sightseeing fun...More

Thank Gary L
114LocalizationTour, マネージャー at 114% Localization Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you so much for taking your time for detailed review. I also had a good time with you throughout in your stay in Takayama. I hope your stay in Takayama was one of your highlight in your trip in Japan. Again, thank you so...More

Reviewed 25 May 2018
Customized countryside tour perfect for families

Shingo was a wonderful guide and ambassador to Japan, showing us around the town and farm area where he grew up. He is very thoughtful in customizing the tour to your interests and takes the time to share his life stories and about the Japanese...More

Thank LeDinhs
Management response:Responded 9 June 2018

Thank you so much for taking your time to post your detailed feedback. It was great day for biking, and we had so much fun talking with you and your family! The tour was personalized as we think every guest is different and eager to...More

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