19/09/2016

Route E: Tokyo Hills and Backstreets

“Up and down the hills, cycling winding backstreets, be careful not to get lost!”

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Tokyo Great Cycling Tour – Route E

High lights

・Hills to challenge
・Local and cozy backstreets
・Tea break at the traditional Japanese garden
… and more!

Route

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1. Departure 09:00

09:00 Meet at our office :
1-3-2, Shinkawa, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Registration, Review of General Guidelines

*Please remember that if you are late for the 9:00 a.m. departure time, we may not be able to wait.

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2. The moat of the Imperial Palace

Going up Miyakezaka … still moderate one

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3. Yasukuni Shrine

Also known as War Shrine

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4. Kagurazaka

After climbing up a big hill (named O-saka), now we are in Kagurazaka, a charming area with lots of backstreets

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5. Bunkyo ward

Bunkyo is the most hilly ward among 23 wards in Tokyo. Enjoy hill climbing (and ofcourse downhill) !!

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6. Rikugien Japanese garden

Originally a Samurai feudal lord’s mansion in Edo period

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7. Local shopping streets

Tabata to Yanaka

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8. Yanesen area

Some more hills to go up and down in this old downtown which has nostalgic atmosphere

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9. Ueno park – Shinobazu pond

After long down hill, cycle along the pond covered with lotuses

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10. Akihabara

Riding through famous electric town, Akihabara. Our goal is almost there!

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11.Goal 15:00

Goal: our office!

PRICE and DIFFICULTY

10,000 Japanese Yen
(including tax,rental bike, box lunch, bottle of water, guide. And 1% of the fare will be donated to ‘One percent for the planet’ project)
★★★★ (A little hard. Participants should be experienced in cycling and / or be physically fit.)

REMARKS

Capacity :
Maximum 15 persons (Minimum 2 persons)
Reservation :
Prior reservation is needed
Cancellation :
No cancellation charge (Please give us e-mail or call in advance)
If you’d like to cancel the tour, please let us know in advance, there are some guests who are on the waiting list. Thank you for your cooperation!
— Further questions, please see ‘FAQ’ page.