Dramatic coasts and seaside villages

Japan cycling tours

Discover the endless breathtaking landscapes, interesting local culture and delicious cuisine of Japan from the road in our fantastic cycling tours. Travelling by bicycle opens up opportunities to explore the country in ways typically unavailable on foot, and with a choice of foldable bike or full-size road bike, Oku Japan’s self-guided cycling tours of Japan allow you to become acquainted with Japan in a way that’s comfortable and convenient.

With access to some of the most beautiful and unspoiled scenery of the Noto Peninsula, explore the coast of the Japan Sea, riding from peaceful mountain roads to breathtaking coastal trails. Head to the Kansai region and cycle the circumference of Lake Biwa - the nation’s largest freshwater lake. Or use the Shimanami Kaido and its string of suspension bridges across the Seto inland sea between Hiroshima and Shikoku. Japan is a great destination for cycling, and with such a variety of scenery on offer, Oku Japan has a bicycle tour to suit every palette.

Self-Guided

Cycling Lake Biwa: self-guided 5 days

  • Duration: 5 days
  • Level: Moderate

Cycle through historic cultural landscapes and secluded rural villages around Japan's most iconic lake close to Kyoto.

USD 1555
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Hiroshima, Shimanami & Shikoku self-guided 9 Days

  • Duration: 9 days
  • Level: Active

Explore the peaceful Setouchi Inland Sea with cycling and kayaking before walking on lovely parts of the Shikoku 88 Temple Pilgrimage trail in Ehime

USD 2725
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Kochi Self-Guided Cycling 6 Days

  • Duration: 6 days
  • Level: Active

A rewarding cycle along the sea, mountains and rivers of Shikoku’s southern Kochi region

USD 2030
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Noto Peninsula self-guided cycling 5 days

  • Duration: 5 days
  • Level: Active

Ride from peaceful mountain roads to breathtaking coastal trails and seaside villages on this 5 day self-paced cycling tour

USD 1695
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Noto Peninsula self-guided cycling 6 days

  • Duration: 6 days
  • Level: Active

Explore Kanazawa through the wonderful Kenrokuen Garden and the fascinating Omicho food market before heading onward for five days of road cycling through dramatic coasts and seaside villages

USD 1880
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Noto Peninsula self-guided cycling 7 days

  • Duration: 7 days
  • Level: Active

Explore the atmospheric Noto Peninsula with Six days of road cycling, experiencing unique cuisine, delightful onsen hot-springs and atmospheric fishing towns along a breathtaking coastal trail.

USD 2065
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Slow Drive Kochi Self-Guided 6 Days

  • Duration: 6 days
  • Level: Moderate

A rewarding drive along the sea, mountains and rivers of Shikoku’s southern Kochi region

USD 2140
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