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JAPAN

There is no place like Japan and it cannot be compared it to any other country. Rather than just visiting some famous tourist spots, cycle touring Japan allows you to get a real taste of this unique society from within.

 

What is Japan about?

 

  • Japan is unique and it is amazing how much it stands out from other countries

  • Traditions and state of the art technology share a single spotlight

  • Cleanliness, almost perfect organisation, honest, disciplined and polite people

  • Large variety of attractions: metropolitan cities, beautiful landscapes, forests, mountains & volcanos, coastline, natural spas and much more

  • A one of a kind of hospitality

  • It’s rich cultural heritage that includes architecture, nature, customs, food etc.

 

What might surprise you:

 

  • Against common belief Japan can be relatively inexpensive (if you know the country well enough)

  • That western food is widespread

  • That in many parts cycling is very popular

 

The pros for a cycle tourist:

 

  • Japan is a very clean country with state of the art technology and high medical standards

  • A large variety of terrain to cycle on: coastlines, plains & mountains

  • Abundant choice of side roads with little traffic

  • Well behaved motorists

  • Moderate climate in spring and autumn

 

 

The challenges:

 

  • The language barrier