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Japan Biking - Day Tours

22-43 Fumotocho, Izumi 899-0204, Kagoshima Prefecture
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Izumi to Kyoto May 2018

3 of us booked this tour after a personal recommendation. What is there to add? I can only... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
2306ajel
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Biking in Japan; a fantastic activity and to have a taste of being truly in Japan!

My first multiple day biking trip! I just loved it! Everything was well organised! Staying in a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Annet S
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“Japan Tourism best kept secret!!!” “Biking - a wonderful way to see and experience Japan” “Breathtaking scenery, wonderful food and hot springs” “Best Experience of My Life” “Amazing Kyushu Cycling, Hot Springs, and Postcard Fall Foliage”
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22-43 Fumotocho, Izumi 899-0204, Kagoshima Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 days ago

3 of us booked this tour after a personal recommendation. What is there to add? I can only reinforce previous reviews in that this is one of the best cycle tours you can do and it is all down to Thomas's planning, fine tuning and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My first multiple day biking trip! I just loved it! Everything was well organised! Staying in a Ryokan, learning the habits of traditional Japan, being exposed to the beautiful Japanese cuisine and enjoying the visits of a daily spa... well I just cannot complain! Japan...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travelled to Kyoto from Izumi (Kyushu). If you want to experience traditional Japan e.g. food, accommodation and hot springs and you like to cycle, then this is for you. Caters for varying fitness levels and Thomas is introducing electric bikes for the not so fit....More

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

We took the Japan Biking cherry blossom tour April 1 - 7 2018, what an experience!!! It surpassed our already high expectation (expectations built on the reports of friends who did similar tour with Japan Biking twelve months previously). Every aspect of Thomas' organising was...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

We did the five day the Cherry Blossoms & Hot Springs tour and it was absolutely breathtaking. Thomas has created a fantastic route which includes spectacular scenery, amazing meals and glorious hot springs. The route took in deserted white sandy beaches, bamboo forests, rivers, paddy...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

A friend and I did a tour with Thomas in 2012, I didn't know what to expect but what I got was truly memorable, what I would consider the real Japan. The route was amazing, the onsen we stayed at were so unique and the...More

Thank Andrew B
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Thomas H, Owner at Japan Biking - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Dear Andrew, Thank you for your kind review. It is heartwarming to hear you still have such great memories after all those year. Hope to see you again one day for another ride indeed ! Cheers, Thomas

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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

This is an astoundingly good cultural and travel experience. My son and I rode through exquisite countryside, alongside lakes and the sea...so picturesque. Then to sit in an onsen in a ryokan at the end of each day followed by wonderful traditional Japanese food each...More

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Thomas H, Owner at Japan Biking - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Dear Paul, Thank you for your kind review. Good to hear you so enjoyed your trip with your son. Nothing beats the onsen tour indeed ! Cheers, Thomas

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Reviewed 1 December 2017

This is a bicycle tour you don't want to pass up. Not for beginners but strong intermediates and beyond will love this ride. We stayed in many different types of lodgings, from western style to on-the-floor Japanese inns. Any bicycle riding foodie will go nuts...More

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Thomas H, Owner at Japan Biking - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Dear Jeff, Thank you for your kind review. It was a pleasure having you on our first guided Length of Japan tour of hopefully many more to come. It truly was an unforgettable trip ! Cheers, Thomas

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Reviewed 6 June 2017

May 8, 2017 began a 10 day cycling trip with Japan Biking led by Thomas, our very able guide. This was my third bicycle trip to Japan and I have enjoyed every one. Our group consisted of nine riders, coming from different parts of the...More

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Thomas H, Owner at Japan Biking - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thank you, Hawaiiraft, for taking the time to review your trip and recommending us. And thank you for riding with us. It was our pleasure. Those trips indeed go by all too quickly. Looking forward to welcoming you back on a next trip ! Cheers,...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2017

I'd already done trip with Thomas in 2015 and was happy to do another one with Japan biking. While the ride was challenging at times, it was worth it in the end. Most of the riding was done on quiet roads and along coastal paths....More

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Thomas H, Owner at Japan Biking - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thank you, Con, for taking the time to review the Japan Highlights tour. It was our pleasure to welcoming you back to Izumi. Would have been nice to make the return journey. Hope your sister had a good birthday party instead. Looking forward to welcoming...More

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