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Guided cycling tour to feel daily lives

This is the most popular guided tour of feeling daily lives in Hida. In the scenery you will see while cycling, people keep a way of living inherited for generations, which we would like to convey. By cycling at a slow pace, you can feel a seasonal beauty of a farming village. In addition, an experienced guide will thoroughly show around and explain the culture and history in satoyama. The bicycles we prepare are Louis Garneau and the model is LGS-FIVE. When you run through rice fields by a vivid colored bicycle, you will no doubt rediscover a beauty of Japan.

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Available Regular Tours

Guided Tour Standard

Standard

Cycle around beautiful Japanese satoyama which exists only here

The standard tour of Hida Satoyama Cycling has the longest history among our programs. It is a well-balanced course because the points you can feel the daily lives of local people are scattered throughout the 22 km long route.

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Dates
  • Mar 20, 2014 - Dec 20, 2014
Time
  1. 13:30 - 17:00
Rate
7,300JPY/person
Guided Tour half

Half

2 hours and a half short trip to taste attractions of satoyama

We recommend this tour to beginners of cycling and participants with families. The 12 km long route is all flat and has no slope from the graceful town of Hidafurukawa to a farming village. We pedal around satoyama spreading just outside of the town and reach to a water spring spot from which local people […]

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Dates
  • Mar 20, 2014 - Dec 20, 2014
Time
  1. 10:00 - 12:30
Rate
4,700JPY/person
Guided Tour ride&hike

Ride & Hike

Play throughout satoyama by cycling in a farming village and hiking in a primeval forest

After cycling through a farming village where many traditional Japanese storehouses still remain and running up a gradual slope, we hike in a primeval forest of beech where water falls are ranging. It is a tour of 18 km long cycling and 1 hour and a half hiking, in which you can feel the nature […]

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Dates
  • Apr 26, 2014 - Nov 9, 2014
Time
  1. 10:00 - 15:00
Rate
9,800JPY/person