Japan

 

At a glance

A cycling holiday in Japan will be filled with contradictions to the senses, so come prepared to experience a rich history that dates back centuries and see the latest modern trends in fashion and electronics; visit beautiful forests, mountains and sea coasts as well as futuristic architecture and transportation; meet polite and candid locals as well as lovers of Hello Kitty and karaoke.

Why cyclists love it

  • Interesting culture
  • Delicious food (sushi!)
  • Diverse landscapes with coastlines, mountains, forests and more
  • Modern, high-tech cities
  • Rich and storied history

Japan's Noto Peninsula
A visit to Japan will be filled with contradictions to the senses, so come prepared to experience a rich history that dates back centuries and see the latest modern trends in fashion and electronics; visit beautiful forests, mountains and sea coasts as well as futuristic architecture and transportation; meet polite and candid locals as well as lovers of Hello Kitty and karaoke.

Let the idiosyncrasies of Japan reveal themselves as our trip takes you from crowded urban Tokyo to rustic Noto Peninsula in the Sea of Japan. 
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South Japan's Kyushu Island
Located in the southern part of Japan, Kyushu is the third largest island and is known for being a hot spot of steaming springs. Cycle through this mountainous and geothermic island past volcanic calderas, steaming vents, feudal castles, green tea plantations, old growth forests and waterfalls. 

Partake in the Japanese tradition of bathing in hot springs. Onsens provide great opportunities to meet friendly locals and sooth muscles after some challenging rides. isit beautiful forests, mountains and sea coasts as well as futuristic architecture and transportation; sample delicious regional cuisine and meet warmhearted and candid Kyushuites.

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Fast Facts

Language: Japanese 
Currency: Yen
Population: 128,576,352 
Size: 145,925 square miles (234,844 sq km) – slightly smaller than California 
Border countries: None 
National tourist officewww.jnto.go.jp

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