Kyoto locals love biking! Riding a bike is one of the best way to know Kyoto city. I will show you some hidden good spots where you may not find on the guidebook and internet. This is bicycle city tour by Panasonic e-bike. Of cause I will introduce how to use the e-bike. So don't be nervous if it is first time. It is really easy and fun! We cycle 2 historical area that you can meet geisha (they are called MAIKO and GEIKO). And I explain typical culture about GION and lifestyle of MAIKO and GEIKO. After that, we go into the oldest zen temple in Kyoto (built in 1202), cycle peaceful river side, Kyoto imperial park and shopping at local market. At the end, I will take you to natural shrine which is important of Shinto and emperor (built in about BC90). After cycling, I will give you your personal Kyoto city map. The map is pointed good spots that hit your interest selected from mastered on all my knowledge. and where you want to go to. And you can keep e-bike until 7 pm.
I am "Kyoto native", born and bred near Kyoto station. I'm big fun of Kyoto. I majored in the history and culture of Japan and Kyoto at university which is only one to be able to major them in Japan. After graduate, I've worked at bike rental shop to share my recommendation spot and my knowledge. I want people from all over the world to love Kyoto. I like not only biking, but also strolling around.
500ml bottle water. (Or cotton gloves at winter season)
for all spot during the experience
Electric-asiisted bike (e-bike) You can keep e-bike after the tour by 7:00 p.m..
Take photos and send later
We will cycle at two traditional area GION and Miyagawacho street at first .And we visit Kenninji temple as known as oldest ZEN temple in Kyoto. (Entrance fee is included.) Iwill explain Japanese culture at there. After that, we cycle through peaceful river side, Kyoto imperial park to head to local market. At local market, guest will try shopping in Japanese (I will lesson to it). At the end, we go to Shimogamo shrine (world heritage).
最多可有6位年满15周岁的参与者参加。 People who can ride bicycle.
Cash in Japanese Yen for shopping at local market
E-bike is not so difficult to ride. you can ride like a ordinary bike. You don't need to put on the helmets in Japan. If you need a helmet, please let me know. Bring some cash for going shopping at local market.