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Corona Virus Travel Notice:
We review each cycling tour 30 days prior to the tour's start date, and will be in touch if postponement is necessary, based on the situation.
Should you wish to cancel your 2021 road cycling trip in Japan, please let us know 30+ days before your tour’s start date and we will place a full credit on your account that may be applied to any 2021, 2022, or 2023 tour.
🌸 Hanami/Spring Bloom Season
🍁 Fall Color Season
⭐ Guaranteed Tour
JAPANESE ALPS TOUR (5/5 DIFFICULTY) 8 DAYS | 7 NIGHTS
2021: Sep 25 - Oct 2
2022: Sep 24-Oct 1
2023: Sep 23-30
Push your lungs and legs to their limits as we reach the most breathtaking views in Honshu (Japan’s main island). Explore massive alpine lakes, incredible volcanoes, and historic onsen towns. These are Japan’s most challenging road cycling routes, packed into one week-long epic.
NIKKO NORTH ALPS TOUR (3/5 DIFFICULTY) 8 DAYS | 7 NIGHTS
2021: Oct 22-29
2022: Apr 11-18 | Oct 25-Nov 1
2023: Apr 10-17 | Oct 22-29
This route is one of our staff favorites: a week of incredible road cycling adventures among the most breathtaking mountains, lakes, and shrines in Japan. Each day, we’ll have unbelievable meals and spectacular views. At the end of this week-long adventure, you'll come home with a deeper appreciation for both the nature and the culture of this region.
SHIMANAMI KAIDO SETOUCHI SEA TOUR (2/5 DIFFICULTY) 8 DAYS | 7 NIGHTS
2021: Nov 24-Dec 1
2022: Mar 22-29 | Nov 23-30
2023: Mar 21-28 | Nov 22-29
Each day, wake up to experience a completely different aspect of the Shimanami Kaido, a bright blue path of bike lanes and bridges that were built just for two wheels. We cannot wait for you to soak in the beauty of the often-unexplored corners around the Setouchi Sea!
TOKYO ESCAPE: A ZEN WEEK EXPLORING JAPAN’S FOREST ROADS (4/5 DIFFICULTY) 8 DAYS | 7 NIGHTS
2021: Nov 6-13
2022: May 8-15 | Nov 5-12
2023: May 7-14 | Nov 4-11
Just 1 hour by train from downtown Tokyo, there are endless hidden secrets waiting to be uncovered in Gunma and Tochigi Prefectures. Step out of the hectic city streets, and get ready to immerse your senses in nature. From forest spirits to ancient myths, hidden temples to natural mineral hot spring onsen, this tour is as challenging as it is relaxing.
This trip is designed for road cyclists who want to cover lots of distance (and elevation) while immersing in traditional culture of Japan. Our Tokyo Escape Tour is our only guided trip based in a single location, allowing riders to settle in and focus on the riding.
TOUR OF JAPAN’S VALLEYS & VOLCANOES (2/5 DIFFICULTY) 7 DAYS | 6 NIGHTS
2021: Nov 15-21
2022: Apr 20-26 | Nov 14-20
2023: Apr 19-25 | Nov 13-19
Immerse yourself in the incredible serenity of the Japanese countryside. Enjoy incredible 20-course kaiseki feasts at our beautiful ryokans. Soak in the volcano-powered hot spring onsen baths. Surprises await around every single corner. Come along – we can’t wait for you to join us for an unforgettable adventure in Japan.
Please note that we optimize this route for spring and fall in order to catch the spring flowers and fall colors! In the spring tours, visit Japan’s largest display of wisteria, as well as fields of rhododendrons, roses, irises, and more. In the fall tours, enjoy the incredibly vibrant landscape as maple, birch, and ginko trees change into a rainbow of colors!
SUMMER 2021 OLYMPIC EXPERIENCE
Bespoke Private Tours Only: inquire for availability
Before the Olympic Games' opening ceremony, we will take you on an epic road cycling adventure through the heartland of Japan. Come explore our favorite roads: the training grounds of Japan's Olympian cyclists. We will be sure to stop at our favorite sights, shrines, restaurants, and onsen hot-springs on this incredible adventure.
Countdown to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics!
Contact us today, and we'll get started planning your bespoke adventure.