Lake and Village Bike Tour

Difficulty: Moderate

Duration: 3 to 6 hours
Length: 40 km (25 mi)
Elevation gain: 350 m (1,100 ft)
Terrain: Bike paths, country roads
Departs from: Kawaguchiko Train Station
Tour fee: ¥11,000/person for 3 or more people, ¥16,500/person for 2 people or ¥33,000 for 1 person
What's included: English-speaking guide, bicycle, basic insurance, helmet, drinks and light snacks
Other costs: Optional hot spring bath entrance fees (¥1,400/person)

Description: Bike the shoreline of a lake that offers outstanding views of Mount Fuji. Then visit a village with thatched-roof farmhouses, a traditional Japanese garden and ponds where fish swim in crystal-clear spring water. Pass floating white swans as you explore picturesque countryside. In Spring and Summer, view Mt Fuji foregrounded by roadside wildflowers. In Fall, ride under arches formed by maple branches covered with bright red leaves. Relax after the ride with an optional dip in a hot spring bath.