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Kyoto Cycling Tour Project

Kyoto 600-8235, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-354-3636
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Best half-day in Kyoto

We have taken Back Streets in Kyoto half day tour. Bikes are very good quality city bikes, place is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Awesome way to view temples in Kyoto

We decided we would bike around Kyoto to look at the temples and shrines. We decided to go with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Upper Hutt, New Zealand
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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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  • Poor1%
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Kyoto 600-8235, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-354-3636

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have taken Back Streets in Kyoto half day tour. Bikes are very good quality city bikes, place is very easy to find next to main train station in Kyoto. Our guide was Keiko and I can not prize her hight enough - she was...More

Thank mamapafi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided we would bike around Kyoto to look at the temples and shrines. We decided to go with this company based on the reviews we read. This really was an awesome way of getting around Kyoto. The bikes were great - easiest bike I...More

Thank briennarose
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This was a really fun, informative bicycle tour that my husband and I took together. Our guide 'Kitty' was informative and engaging. The ride was easy and took us through various back streets which were ultimately far more interesting than the overcrowded bamboo forest. The...More

Thank lucy c
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

My wife was a bit apprehensive about the tour. She is not a confident cyclist because she has not gotten onto a bike in over 20 years. The guide - Atsugi was wonderful and changed the cycling course to suite her level. My wife and...More

Thank SydPirateDave
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Really impressed - great way to see both the well known central sites as well as the lesser known back streets - plus cycling along the canal and the main river very memorable

Thank J Z
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

For such a historical city, it'd be hard to beat local knowledge and I think we were proved right in this case since KCTP, including our lovely guide Keiko generously helped us learn about the long and colourful history of this old city. Meandering through...More

1  Thank Bigdaddy K
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We had an amazing tour and guide who took us all over Kyoto and through the back streets to places we wouldn't have found otherwise!

Thank cschweik
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Perfect way to see Kyoto! Shop was very accommodating. Friendly English speaking staff. They will store bike at night if you don't have a spot at Airbnb.

Thank lmnchon
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Although we hit Kyoto in the middle of Golden week and the town was unbelievably busy. Our guide Mayko managed to get us around the city and to all the sites advertised on the tour. We had a great day.

Thank LesleyMelbourne
Reviewed 29 April 2017

I didn't do this 3 hour tour because I was unsure I could ride well enough, but my husband did. He said that the bike tour was wonderful, and Hideki was a fine guide with good knowledge and a sense for fun. Kyoto is flat,...More

3  Thank CultureVulture60657
Shimogyo-ku is centered around the busy train hub,
Kyoto Station. A nexus for commerce, shopping, dining,
and hotels, the Shimogyo-ku area is infused with
tourists and local business travelers, making it a
competitive location for ever-new commercial
structures. The shops and cafes here are chic and
trendy, as a result, with many recognizable chains.
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Response from Michaelabehan | Reviewed this property |
I went through the website and payed cash on the day
Neoh S
2 October 2016|
Response from Neoh S |
Oops sorry is me and my 4 years old kid