What you'll do
Please also check our Sake brewery tour. https://www.airbnb.jp/experiences/496644?source=wl If the schedule doesn't match you, please feel free to let us know. We are always trying to be flexible for you! Autumn has come! Why don't you spend a half a day for cozy bike ride in the countryside 30 minutes away from Tokyo? Let's take a bike ride with us and see the local spots where you would never reach without the local guide. The bike tour is organized with my co-host Peta, an ex-bicycle messenger, we both speak English fluently.We provide you a sports-hybrid bike and the instruction about the bike before the tour. Even if you are not an experienced rider, you can enjoy this relaxing bike ride! This tour normally goes around 25 to 30kilometers in 4.5 hours.The ride is on relaxing pace with some breaks We start cycling in a city called Odawara which is located under the beautiful view of Mt.Fuji. Despite the city is just 30 minutes away from Tokyo by Shinkansen the bullet train, it features the historical constructions and the nature of typical Japanese country side such a Japanese-styled old house surrounded by rice field. We really want to share the local history and nature with you!
I am Hayato, the owner of a hostel business in Odawara since 2016. I graduated from a university in New York. I would like tourists from other countries to enjoy their stay in Japan with local people. My co-host, Peta, had been a bicycle messenger for 5 years before he came back to his hometown Odawara and has enforced this tour since July 2018. He also has experienced working in New Zealand. We're knowledgeable and look forward to showing you Japanese nature and culture, so you can deeply understand and enjoy your time here in Odawara.
Bicycles Quality sports hybrid bikes and helmets provided. Shower rooms available after bike tour
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Where you'll be
We'll begin in Odawara, in the western part of Kanagawara prefecture, 80 kilometers away from central Tokyo. We'll start from our office, and ride alongside the Sakawa River, enjoying the view of Mount Fuji on sunny day and local nature, such as the flowers and rice fields. We always try to pick a best route to enjoy the local attractions from,such as Odawara Castle, the beach, a Japanese house, and It's changeable on the weather.
Keep these in mind
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Up to 6 guests ages 15 and up can attend.
You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.
This experience begins in Odawara, not in the Tokyo metro area. The meeting point is a five-minute walk from the station. If sunny, you can see Mt. Fuji, but it depends on the clouds and the weather.
Local bike ride to see Mt.Fuji