Nakatsugawa, Kashimo Cycling Tour: Discover Cherished Local Culture (In time for the bus to Gero)

From JPY ¥7,750.00
  • Duration: 210 Minutes (approx.)
  • Location: 中津川市, 岐阜県
  • Product code: EN-GIF-7245-72452


Ride a mountain bike to the local kabuki theater Meijiza Theater and the old Yamamori houses to explore the culture cherished by the people of Kashimo.


  • Explore the local culture while cycling around the Kashimo area. 
  • Enjoy this activity while waiting for the bus transfer en route from Nakatsugawa to Gero (bus fare is not included). 
  • This is an easy course as it takes you on a road with few inclines on a mountain bike. 
  • Visit the local kabuki theater Meijiza Theater and the old Yamamori houses that protected the mountains in the past. 
  • The morning plan includes a lunch of local cuisine while the afternoon plan includes a selection of local snacks!


Choose from two start times, 09:30 or 13:30. 

Please select your start time in the box on the upper right. 

[09:30/13:30] Meet at Manga bus stop in front of Shopping Plaza Atra.

[09:40/13:40] Bicycle check, explanation, and bathroom break

[09:50/13:50] Departure to the first location

[10:05/14:05] Visit Kashimo Meijiza Theater

[10:45/14:45] En route to the second location

[11:00/15:00] Chat around a sunken hearth at the Yamamori Naiki House, then have lunch (snacks for the afternoon plan)

[12:40/16:40] En route to the final location

[13:00/17:00] Tour ends at the Kashimo General Office


We'll check the mountain bikes and helmets with a test ride before setting off toward our first destination. First, we will visit the local kabuki theater Meijiza Theater and take a look behind the scenes. Next, we will visit the old Yamamori house of caretakers of the Kashimo trees and listen to stories around the hearth. After the tour, there will be a lunch of local Kashimo cuisine (or snacks in the afternoon plan). The tour will end at the Kashimo General Office.


  • Duration:3~3.5 hours
  • Meeting point:Bus stop [Manga] in front of Shopping Plaza Atra  [MAP]
    4944 Kashimo, Nakatsugawa, Gifu 508-0421
  • Access:
    From Nakatsugawa Station
    From Nakatsugawa Station, take the Kita Ena Bus to Manga Station on the Kashimo Line.
  • Minimum number of participants:2 people
  • Language support: Japanese, English
  • Included: Guide fee, Lunch or Confections, Bicycle rental
  • Excluded: Bus fare
  • Clothes:
    Please wear comfortable clothes such as long sleeves, long pants, and sneakers.
    We recommend that you wear pants that are as tight as possible, as wide hems may get caught in the gears of the bike.
    Please bring rain gear (separate top and bottom) in case of inclement weather.
  • Participation requirements:
    ・Our bicycles are designed for people who are approximately 155-175 cm tall. If this does not apply to you, please indicate your height in the remarks section of the reservation form.
    ・Travelers can easily arrive/depart on public transportation.
    ・Not recommended for travelers with back problems.
    ・Not recommended for pregnant travelers.
  • Special support:
    ・Luggage storage is available.
    ・Allergy and vegetarian options are available upon request. Please fill in the appropriate fields on the reservation form.
  • Free WI-FI:No
  • Toilet: Yes ( Western-style) 
  • Other things to note:
    ・This plan is only available from May to November.
    ・The tour can be held in case of light rain, but may be cancelled in case of bad weather.
    ・If the tour is cancelled due to bad weather, we will contact you by phone at least one day before the tour.


・Face masks required for travelers in public areas
・Face masks required for guides in public areas
・Face masks provided for travelers as needed
・Hand sanitizer  available to travelers and staff
・Social distancing enforced throughout the experience
・Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
・Gear/equipment sanitized between uses
・Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
・Guides required to regularly wash hands
・Regular temperature checks for staff


7 to 4 days before the tour date: 40% of the tour price
3 to 2 days before the tour date: 60% of the tour price
The day before the tour date, on the day of the tour: 100% of the tour price
※Right after the online settlement is made, a cancellation fee of 10% will be incurred in case of cancellation.
※The cancellation fee includes handling charges.