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Japan's superb infrastructure, spectacular views and renowned courtesy, is a paradise for cyclists. Japan is the ultimate cycling tour destination! Explore modern cities, marvel at cherry blossoms, tea plantations, forests and temples. See the country’s distinctive culture and spectacular views on your active adventure in Japan. At the end of a day of cycling enjoy a warm soak in an onsen hot springs. Join us on one of our Japan cycling tours.
Cycle the intriguing island of Shikoku which features gorgeous natural scenery and great cycling on well-made roads.
Japanese food is so fresh, healthy, and delicious it’s perfect to fuel your cycling!
The Land of the Rising Sun is culturally unlike any other- check it out for yourself!
Japan is an extremely cycling-friendly country, with great infrastructure and routes for bike riders.
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Cycle tour Japan's beautiful Shikoku Island on a pedal-assisted e-bike tour, taking in diverse & scenic landscapes on quiet, bike-friendly Japanese roads
7 days | 6 nights
| KM | 3990 USD
Cycle through Japan: a land of ancient castles, Shinto Shrines, Buddhist monasteries and statues, where traditional cultures and etiquette overlap with futuristic modern wonders. If you're searching for the ultimate guided bicycle adventure
10 days | 9 nights
| KM | 5490 USD
A thrilling, independent adventure exploring the highlights of Japan, as well as discovering some hidden gems.
| KM | 2850 USD
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Japan is made for cycling! Its well-maintained roads, accommodating traffic, and a large variety of lanes, paths, and tracks are perfect for two wheels. Challenge yourself with steady uphill climbs, then be rewarded with a mountaintop view, or pedal peacefully down scenic coastal roads. With incredible scenery, precise infrastructure, and plenty of hot springs to relieve sore muscles, Japan will provide an extremely satisfying cycling experience.
Japan is renowned for its unique cuisine, and you’ll have the chance to see why on your cycling journey. Eat at our favorite local hotspots, try traditional sweets, and feast upon the flavors of Japan! Enjoy Japanese noodles and tempura, or branch out and try local specialties. Eating is often a cultural experience in Japan, and you’ll see this for yourself with a dinner served in traditional style at a Ryokan, or a monk’s breakfast in a Shukubo accommodation suited for traveling monks.
One of the rewards of visiting Japan is seeing the mix of traditions and ancient structures with modern wonders and efficient cities. Pedal to Buddhist centers on mystical mountaintops, or switch gears and check out the modern art scene in the former capital city of Kyoto! You’ll have the chance to stay in traditional Japanese accommodations such as Shukubo and Ryokan, where you sit on tatami matting and must not wear shoes and where onsen (hot springs) are available. Indulge your creativity with traditional washi papermaking before hopping on an extremely efficient train. This living dichotomy of Japan will leave a lasting impression long after your cycling trip is completed.
You take care of the cycling and we handle the rest! We’ve found the best quiet back roads, eating spots, and interesting accommodations to supplement your in-depth discovery of Japan. Our cycling routes are challenging but doable and will leave you with lasting memories and lessons! Enjoy the company of a Grasshopper guide who has the knowledge and experience to provide you with the ultimate touring experience. As always, they are looking out for your safety and comfort at all times.
If you like windy and fresh ocean rides, with lots of kilometers of water and rocks and waves and stunning views; if you're fond of speedy road bike rides on excellent road surfaces; If you enjoy the look of aquamarine mountain rivers and brooks; if you love the challenges of climbing the exhausting hills which later fill you with pride of yourself that you just have made another achievement; if you find the small fishermen villages enchanting, if you find those temples and ashrams fascinating; if you feel like riding huge endless magnificent bridges and finally, in case you are a big fan of Japanese cuisine and simply can not have enough - that would be a great trip for you to make! I just did and I loved it!
Marvel at real footage of cycling tours in Japan and gain inspiration for your own active adventure by checking out our Youtube channel.
Team Japan started with Takuro San - a former pro cycling athlete and a one man army at the time of Grasshopper's humble beginnings in Japan. Since then, Takuro has been joined by Yoji, Reiko and Norman - forming a team like no other.
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