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BESPOKE CYCLING TOURS

JAPAN IS YOURS TO EXPLORE

Explore Japan on your own terms with our uniquely crafted guided and self-guided cycling tours. We’ll show you the undiscovered gems of each region, connected by tranquil roads that are perfect for bicycle travel. Our travel experts will create a cycling tour to match your ride level and preferences. Volcanoes, onsen towns, interesting markets, island hopping, sandy coasts, massive mountains, scenic valleys, cultural and historical explorations, delicious local eats, hiking trails, and so much more.

Below are a few sample itineraries we have crafted specifically for bespoke groups. You may also use any of our standard guided tours as a template to base your groups trip off of. Or, let our team know what excites you about cycling in Japan and what makes you would like in your perfect holiday and we will craft a one of a kind trip around that just for you and your group!

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A Bike Tour Japan team member will be in touch with you ASAP to chat more about how to build an unforgettable experience in Japan’s countryside!

ANY SEASON, ANY REASON, GUIDED OR SELF-GUIDED

Our trip experts will suggest the best regions to ride in, depending on the time of year. We have designed cycling tours from 2 to 35 days in length, from budget-friendly accommodations to premium ryokan hotels, from independent travel to team trips. Just tell us what makes you excited to ride, and we’ll make it happen! Below are a few sample bespoke tours we have crafted for guests in the past.

Looking to join a group for a scheduled guided tour? Check out the Bike Tour Japan Trip Portfolio.

VALLEYS TO VOLCANOES (FALL & SPRING) • 4 DAYS | 3 NIGHTS

Four days of riding through tranquil traditional valleys at the foothills of the North Alps. Spectacular views of massive volcanoes and placid lakes deep in the mountains. Our guests were seeking serenity and epic riding–mission accomplished.

ONSEN TOWNS OF GUNMA • 6 DAYS | 5 NIGHTS

Six days of adventure between and around the two most popular onsen towns of Gunma. Views of the North Alps from atop hillside onsen towns to the second highest road in Japan.

A LAP AROUND FUJI • 5 DAYS | 4 NIGHTS

Mt Fuji is the most iconic mountain of Japan and what better way to celebrate this majestic landmark than to see the mountain from every angle by bicycle!

JAPAN’S HIGHEST ROAD (SEPTEMBER) • 3 DAYS | 2 NIGHTS

Mt Norikura’s road reaches a staggering 2,700m at the peak. It’s a challenging, but rewarding, climb from Matsumoto’s valley to the summit. Along the way, spend time in the high alpine town of Norikura-kogen and enjoy breathtaking views of the mountain from outdoor hot spring baths.

CHASING CHERRY BLOSSOMS (MARCH-APRIL) • 3 DAYS | 2 NIGHTS

Immerse yourself into the quiet countryside of the Tone Valley. There are countless river paths, shrines, and small towns to discover. The countryside turns into a blushing pink as sakura trees let out their cherry blossoms in this season.