BTF Rural Japan "FURUSATO" Cherry Blossom Cycling Tour
Missed cherry blossoms in Tokyo? If you arrived in Tokyo too late for the cherry blossoms, don't give up yet. Cherry blossoms tend to bloom here in northern Nagano about two weeks later than those around central Tokyo. It only takes about 100 mins to be here from Tokyo station by Hokuriku Shinkansen.
Cycling tour is a great way to experience a beautiful countryside of Japan and visit popular sightseeing spots around Iiyama city. The rural landscape with lush mountain scenery is dotted with traditional old houses. Let's go find a simple life of local people in Japan countryside with us!
- Friendly and informative local guide.
- Stopping at cherry blossom spots during the blossoming season.
- Exploring beautiful, yet completely different scenery with Japan's distinct four seasons.
- Total cycling distance is 15km/9.3miles
- Mostly flat route, easy for riders of basic fitness.
- Discover unique traditions and life styles in a harsh winter.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Iiyama Joshi Park, 2749 Iiyama, Iiyama 389-2253 Nagano Prefecture
Iiyama Castle Ruins Park is famous for gorgeous cherry blossoms in Iiyama.
Duration: 20 minutesStop At:
Buddhist Altar Street, Iiyama Atagomachi, Iiyama 389-2253 Nagano Prefecture
An architectural innovation unique to Japan's snowy regions, this street coverings keep sidewalks clear of snow and protect shops and houses. We will visit historical temples along the street.
Duration: 5 minutes
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Near public transportation"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
Duration: 2 Hours 30 Minutes
Shinetsu-shizenkyo activity center, Shinmachi-772-6 Iiyama, Nagano 389-2253, Japan
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.