Asia 2017 by Intrepid Travel

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 back to main menu tokyo japan ivan paestka kyoto japan wajima cycle japan shika kanazawa suzu wakura onsen japan takayama 14 days osaka to tokyo tokyo cycling allows you to get closer to the real japan – from bicycles to pokemon serene temples to the organised chaos of the big cities this classic adventure has it all kyoto osaka nara end rewarding days in the saddle with amazing japanese feasts of sushi unagi tempura or even fugu all washed down with a traditional sake or sapporo beer leave the neon buzz of tokyo and osaka behind and experience the peaceful landscapes and coastal scenery of the noto peninsula original cjxc maximum group size 12 day 1 osaka fuel up for this cycling adventure by mingling with the locals eating street food and perhaps try some raw squid if you’re arriving early catch a baseball game or visit the exquisite osaka castle days 2-3 kyoto see the temples and shrines of kyoto’s lively gion district which is also well-known for its geisha and maiko apprentice geisha cycle to the famous bamboo forests of tenryuji temple and ryoanji temple with its calming white zen rock garden before completing a scenic loop back to kyoto day 4 nara/kyoto enjoy a beautiful riverside ride to the ancient capital of nara and see the city’s giant buddha housed in the largest wooden structure on earth days 5-6 kanazawa ride past the kenrokuen gardens one of japan’s greatest gardens and explore the old geisha and samurai districts days 7-10 noto peninsula over the next three days discover the heart of the rustic noto peninsula and its rugged coastlines rice paddies and endless farmland visit asaichi morning markets housing everything from lacquerware and sake to fresh fish and vegetables and ride along the scenic coast to sojiji temple stop for a local lunch head to the hot spring town of wakura onsen and dine on traditional japanese meals along the way days 11-14 tokyo no trip to japan is complete without experiencing the country’s legendary train system see it for yourself with a train journey from shinkansen to tokyo watch the scenic landscape fly by and remember to keep an eye out for mt fuji after exploring the city by bike literally eat and drink your way across tokyo sampling food in ginza and seeing the latest tech at the sony building cycle along the city’s river and coastline waterways encountering a blend of modern and ancient architecture along the way hotel 9 nts ryoken 4 nts 13 breakfasts 6 lunch 5 dinners bicycle support vehicle train view dates and prices discover more trips and detailed information about our cycling tours at intrepidtravel.com/cycling 127