Sun 26 May – Sun 2 June, 2019 | 8 Days 7 Nights
Traditional Japanese, Modern Japanese & Western Style.
Join us on our Alps to the Coast Japan Cycling Tour. It is an Intermediate/Advanced tour that starts deep in the alpine city of Matsumoto, Nagano and finishes on the stunning coastline of the Izu Peninsula, Shizuoka. This tour takes us on a magical journey, over high mountain passes, roads and towns lost to time, across the breathtaking Venus Line before heading for Mt. Fuji and the Izu Peninsula. Everyday the scenery, along with accommodation and food change as we head east.
Average distance is about 80km per day with approximately 1,400m of climbing. Our Intermediate/Advanced tour ours aim to strike a balance between time on and off the bike, but it is still designed challenge and a reasonable level of bike handling ability is required. Contact us for more information on joining this tour.
Come ride with us on this Intermediate Japan Cycling Tour. We will delve deep into the vibrant Japan culture and tackle some of the best, yet mostly undiscovered cycling in the world. After gathering in Matsumoto, we will spend a few days exploring the ancient castle town and the incredible cycling it offers. The tour then heads to Lake Shirakaba which will immerse the group into the alpine life at more than 1500m above sea level. Next is on toward Fujinomiya, the traditional base of Mt.Fuji. The final few days take us up the majestic mountain at more than 2300m before we head for the coast and the crystal blue waters of the Izu Peninsula. The contrast will amaze, as will the 7 days of cycling that lay ahead as we visit hot springs, ride over majestic mountains, visit ancient temples and taste delicious local produce on our way.
This Japan Cycling Tour comes loaded with breathtaking scenery, challenging riding and plenty of off-bike experiences to enjoy as well, the stage is set for a uniquely rewarding cycling holiday – one you and your legs will remember for a long time to come.
Intermediate tours strike the perfect balance for those that enjoy a decent ride each day, yet want have some time to absorb the wonderful culture and scenery. You do the riding, we take care of the rest and this Japan Cycling Tour includes your meals and accommodation, the best support crew and guides and they are all of the highest quality.
Contact us today for tour options and single supplements.