Mt. Yoshino is known as the best cherry blossom spot in Japan, and you can enjoy various scenery in spring, summer, autumn and winter. Mt. Yoshino is considered the birthplace of Japan’s unique religious culture Shugendo and there are many famous and historic sites scattered throughout the area, centering on Kinpusen-ji Zao-do, the main training hall for Shugendo. This is a 3-hour E-bike cycling tour for a half-day morning, where you can experience the history, culture and the world of Shugendo on Mt. Yoshino. You can enjoy the history, culture and nature of Mt. Yoshino by traveling around recommended spots with a local café owner.
・An E-bike tour of the townscapes and landscapes where the long history centering on Kinpusen-ji Temple, which is the main training location of Shugendo, and the nature and peoples’ activities are still strongly preserved.
・On this tour you can experience the livelihood of the people who have been carefully protecting the sacred ”Cherry blossom” trees, which have been planted as an act of offering sacred trees for Shugendo, for over 1,000 years.
You can feel the life and culture, which has been woven for over 1,000 years, by visiting the streets and scenery of Mt. Yoshino.
①9:00AM Meet at TSUJIMURA & Café Kiton to join the guide
➁9:00 – 9:15 Explanation of how to use the E-bike and tour outline
③9:15 – 12:00 TSUJIMURA & café kiton ⇒ Kinpusen-ji Zao-do ⇒ Kinpu Shrine ⇒ MikumariShrine ⇒ Hanayagura Observatory (teatime)
*You can consult with the guide freely about places you want to go and the course route etc.
④12:00 Conclude at TSUJIMURA＆café kiton
* Duration: 3hours
★ Meeting/Dismissing Place:
TSUJIMURA & café kiton
Address: 950 Yoshinoyama, Yoshino Town, Yoshino district, Nara Pref.
Meeting time: 10 minutes prior to tour start
Year-round (Implemented at customer’s request)
Min No. of participants
Max No. of Participants
Up to 2 Person(s)
Group Tours: Not possible
・Participation age restriction: 13 years and older
・Height 155cm and taller
Per Pax: 7,200 JPY (gross price)
* Included: E-bike rental fee, guide fee, insurance fee, drink fee(1 drink p.p.) etc.
* Excluded: entrance fee, meals, drinks(other), personal expenses, etc.
Interpreter guide accompaniment: Not Necessary
Language Supplementation tool: None
10-8 days before the trip start date: 20%
7-2 days before the trip start date: 30%
The day before the trip start date: 40%
On the day before the trip start time: 50%
On the day after the trip start time: 100%
Departure decision due to weather→Yes
If yes, Departure with an alternative plan to be decided the evening of the previous day
Things to Note
・Please wear shoes and clothes that are easy to walk in.
・This tour assumes that you can ride a bicycle. If you have not ridden a bicycle for a long time, please make sure that you can ride a bicycle before participating. In addition, although we will move by bicycle with electric assist, there are slopes, so please refrain from joining if you are not confident in your physical strength.
・What to bring; drinks, towel, gloves, rainwear tops and bottoms, rucksack(recommended to have both hands free for biking)
・If you have a fever (37.5 degrees or higher) on the day, you cannot participate.
・No food is served during the tour.
Facility Name: Yoshino Tourist Bureau
Address: 7-1 Kamiichi, Yoshino-cho, Yoshino-gun, Nara Pref.
Business hours: 09:00-17:00
Regular Holidays: Sat, Sun and National Holidays
* E-bike tours are scheduled every Mon, Thurs and Fri
Language support: Japanese, English
Cultural food accommodations: Not Possible
Facilities for disabilities: Unavailable
Credit card facilities: Available（Web reservation only）