Japanese Alps Tour - Epic Volcanoes & Ancient Roads
2021 Tour Dates
Sept 25 - Oct 2
2022 Tour Dates
Sep 24-Oct 1
2023 Tour Dates
North & West Alps
Highest Road in Japan
+ $1,000 USD Single Supplement
+ $750 USD E-Bike Rental
The Tour of the Japanese Alps is our most challenging and ambitious cycling adventure: a week-long odyssey across the spectacular mountains of central Japan. These roads will push you to your limits and take you to the most breathtaking views that this country can offer.
Take on grueling climbs, including Japan’s highest paved road. Then, relax and delve into its ancient traditions. Along our journey, find serenity and peace in authentic ryokans, all equipped with beautiful hot-spring baths. Be prepared to work hard and spend long days in the saddle, while creating lasting memories with the nature, food, traditions, and people of the Japanese countryside.
Ready for this epic adventure? Please a provide a link to your strava/mapmyride/etc account or describe the most challenging ride you’ve completed in the past 3 months, including distance, elevation gain, and time. We request this information for all of our Level 4-5 tours to confirm that the trip will be a great fit for your current riding ability.
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Welcome to Japan! We begin with introductions and a light lunch at a local restaurant. Then, we’ll set off on a shake-out ride through beautiful and flat country roads. Begin to get a feel for the epicenter of Japan’s road cycling scene. Gaze up at the surrounding mountains we will climb in the coming days. After our ride, we will return to our ryokan to feast on a beautiful Japanese meal. Fill up your tank for many more inspiring rides to come.
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Japanese Alps Map
- Fully-serviced road bike or hybrid bike, with helmet and accessories. Please inquire in advance if you would like an e-bike (Electric Bike Rental: $750 USD)
- Two BTJ Expert Guides, who will be your cultural ambassadors and road navigators during your cycling experience.
- All accommodations: traditional Japanese Ryokan Hotels.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and all snacks/hydration throughout the tour.
- Luggage delivery.
- Support and gear vehicle.