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We focus on creating unique experience and offer off the beaten path tours for foreign travelers in Takayama. Our flagship tour is E-Bike Tour, which provides you with new perspectives of the Japan’s countryside. Cycling around a rural village, you...more
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Hours Today: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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1-65 Oshinmachi, Takayama 506-0851, Gifu Prefecture
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Reviewed yesterday

This tour was a really lovely day trip outside our Takayama home base in the Hida region. It is a very easy, manageable train ride from Takayama proper to Hida-Hagiwara. And Daisuke's tour comes well-equipped with a great set of easy-to-use e-bikes. We saw some...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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UMESEKO_TOUR, Owner at UMESEKO TOUR, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Shane, Thank you so much for coming and writing the brilliant review about the full day bike ride in a beautiful day in summer. I also enjoyed the day with you and another group who joined this tour. That is all true, you mention....More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful scenery. Stunning river. And Dai was extremely patient considering my riding skills are not great. Also Dai's English is very good! - Linda & KyleMore

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UMESEKO_TOUR, Owner at UMESEKO TOUR, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Linda & Kyle, Thank you so much for coming. I was honestly nervous to cycle around with you since you told me it had been a long time from the last time you rode on a bike. But just a few minutes after starting,...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We did this day cycle while in Japan for the Rugby World Cup last month and had a lovely time. It was great to get out into the countryside and to get some exercise after a lot of city time and the train there and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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UMESEKO_TOUR, Owner at UMESEKO TOUR, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Fiona, Thanks for coming and writing the great review about the beautiful rural bike ride. I was happy to see you really enjoying the Japan trip and some rugby matches in the World Cup. You had the great contrast between the peaceful countryside and...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

The tour began at Hida-Hagiwara station, which was easy to get to by train from Takayama where we were staying. Daisuke has a really well constructed tour in an amazing location, and as his tour caters to foreign travelers he speaks good English. During the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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UMESEKO_TOUR, Owner at UMESEKO TOUR, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Gary, Thank you so much for your time to write the lovely comment about the full day countryside bike ride. I was honored to show you around my favorite places with some background stories. Happy to see all of your group enjoying the beautiful...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a really lovely day out with Daisuke on the e-bikes. It was really easy to get to Hida-Hagiwara from Takayama by train (which we could use our JR passes on without a reservation). The e-bikes are brilliant. It was our first time on...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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UMESEKO_TOUR, Owner at UMESEKO TOUR, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dean Sian, Thanks for coming and writing the fantastic review about the full day bike ride in the beautiful village. It was really nice meeting and talking with you. The e-bike is an absolutely amazing stuff to support you going up the long hill! I...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great tour led by Dai sang. He is full of energy and well prepared. And the staff in brewrery is very kind and offered us quite a number of different kinds of sake to taste, more than it was planned. Normally they don’t accept solo...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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UMESEKO_TOUR, Owner at UMESEKO TOUR, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Ni, Thanks for coming to the rural town and visiting the sake brewery with us. I would like to appreciate you shoot an inquiry to join the tour by yourself with no hesitation! Honestly, you had already known the Japanese sake before the tour....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful day touring with Dai. It was great to get away from the tourist sites and enjoy the beauty and uniqueness Of the Hidalgo area. Dai gives not only a bike tour but a tour filled with cultural and historic information. He...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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UMESEKO_TOUR, Owner at UMESEKO TOUR, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Jane, Thanks for coming and spending time to write the great review on our bike ride to the beautiful village. You had a really good job to cycle up on the long hill. Definitely it does not matter with age and happy to see...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I did this tour on the 06/11/2019. There were two couples from Texas on tour with us also. The guide was excellent, his english was good and the view of the mountains and river were breath taking. We were fortunate enough to...More

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UMESEKO_TOUR, Owner at UMESEKO TOUR, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Mathew, Thank you so much your time to write the amazing review about the cycling trip to the beautiful Maze Village. We had a really good time with another group from US. I was happy to take you to the rural part of Japan...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dai (our guide) gave us great informations and personal insights on sake history and making. Felt lucky to visit a real sake brewery as not many will let you. Dai explained all of the steps of making sake in an orderly and very audible manner....More

Date of experience: November 2019
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UMESEKO_TOUR, Owner at UMESEKO TOUR, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Serge, Thank you so much writing a great review on our sake experience too. I was glad to show you around the traditional sake brewery and share some stories about Japanese sake. As I told you, sake is one of the best food cultures...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour is undoubtedly the best we’ve done so far. Not only because of the exceptionally beautiful scenery, the great people encountered along the way, the delicious local food, the enjoyable bike ride, but also thanks to Dai (our guide) personality, knowledge of his region,...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank SergeG630
UMESEKO_TOUR, Owner at UMESEKO TOUR, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Serge, Thank you so much for your kindness to leave the grateful comment on our day. It was one of the best days in 2019 for me. I was so glad to see you and your partner in a beautiful autumn season. While we...More

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Hi Kory, Thanks for the inquiry. Which tour do you want to join in? Please check out our website and kindly let me know. Sorry for the inconvenience but, we cannot show the link here due to the TripAdvisor inquiry... More
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