Cycling Tour to Enjoy the Scenery
of Lake Biwa


1participan  15,000  JPyen~    Infants and under  Free   

1participant 15,000 JPyen~

※Infants and under : Free

Included in the fee

E-Bike Rental
Course Map
Original tour guidebook


A separate fee of 2,200 yen will be charged for the use of a stroller that can be towed by bicycle.

Places to stop by

Biwaichi Bike


This is a base for cyclists who enjoy cycling around Lake Biwa. Please consult with us about anything from bicycle rental and pre-departure maintenance to route guidance and recommendations of recommended spots. Souvenirs to commemorate your cycling experience are available for purchase.

Zenjo Castle Ruins Park


This is where Tokugawa Ieyasu, one of the most famous samurai in Japan, had his castle built by a master castle builder. The castle was abandoned when the reign of the samurai ended, and the beautiful chalk tower was torn down. Today, it is a park with beautiful cherry blossoms and is loved by the locals. Although the castle was torn down, the gate remains intact. Please look for it.

Ishiyama Temple


It is said that about 1,300 years ago, at the initiative of the Emperor of Japan at the time, Prince Shotoku, a prince famous for having established the laws of ancient Japan, enshrined here the Buddha image "Nyoirin Kannon" that he possessed for his private worship. The main hall is built on a huge bedrock called siliceous stone, a national natural treasure, which gave the temple its name. (*ishi[ishi]=stone/yama[yama]=mountain) It is said that a woman named Murasaki Shikibu, the author of "The Tale of Genji," Japan's oldest novel, was inspired to write her story here, as it appears in many Japanese literature written more than 1,000 years ago. It is said that the temple view as we know it today was established about 800 years ago.

Nango Fisheries Center


This is a fish theme park operated by the Shiga Prefectural Fisheries Federation. Visitors can experience fishing, catching fish, and other activities to interact with fish. The pond on the premises is home to many freshwater fish, including carp and goldfish, which you can feed.


Biwaichi Bike (arrive at 8:30/ depart at 9:00)

Zenjo Castle Ruins Park (rest at the place associated with Tokugawa Ieyasu/30 min)

Lunch time(Lunch/60min/*Restaurants around Ishiyama-dera Temple)

Ishiyama-dera Temple (visit Ishiyama-dera Temple, the head temple of the Shingon Sect of To-ji Temple/60 min)

Nango Fisheries Center (fishing and other leisure activities/60 min)

Biwaichi Bike (arrival/return at 17:00)


Self-guided tours

You would like to take your time to look around, but time is of the essence. Wouldn't you like to take your time and look around without worrying about other participants on your trip? A self-guided tour is a tour style that combines the attractions of an independent tour where you can see the sights at your own pace and a guided tour where you can learn more about the places you visit. With a dedicated guidebook, you can enjoy your tour without worrying about time or other participants.

You can learn about Japanese history and culture in depth.

You will receive a special guidebook for the tour. It contains not only explanations of the spots we will stop by on the tour, but also information on Japanese history, culture, and customs to help you enjoy the tour even more. We hope you enjoy your guided tour of Japan.

No worries even if it is your first time in a new place

We have prepared a special course map for the tour. If you drive according to the map we provide, you will be able to tour the sights smoothly without getting lost even if it is your first time in a new place.


Departure point Biwaichi Bike
Travel Time 9 hours
Travel Conditions Minimum number of participants: 1
Maximum number of participants: 15
Meals: None
Local guide: No guide
Fee 1 person: 15,000 yen
Infants and under: Free

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