Sakura forecast 2019

Recently announced latest forecast for this year’s cherry blossoms says it will start to bloom on around March 23 (see below map) and will be full bloom the end of March. So exciting! Some of our tours are becoming booked out. So if you are considering to join our tour, please fix your schedule, the […]

Cycling in Beautiful Fukushima

Last year I went to Setouchi area for cycling with my Brompton, and this year my bike mate, Haruna with whom I had traveled last year suggests me to go to Aizu area in Fukushima. I have been to Aizu many times, mainly for skiing but it is first time for me to go for […]

Setouchi Great Journey – Side trip from Shimanami Kaido cycling road DAY 2

We had a reservation of a kayak tour in the afternoon, we left our hotel very early and head back to the Koyo port. There were a few hills along the north coast of Etajima but we could make ourselves to be in time to get the ferry to Kure. Kure is the 3rd. big […]

Special ride in Nagano

We, staffs of Tokyo Great Cycling Tour traveled to Karuizawa, Nagano during Golden Week holiday in this year as has happened in the past. This year, we have decided to head to Kirizumi Onsen which is located in the deep mountain in Gunma prefecture.  The first 2 hours were rather easy ride with lots of […]

Karuizawa Great Cycling Tour in Golden Week

Hello, I am Kazu. I would like to write on 2013 Karuizawa Great Cycling Tour (KGCT). It was held at Karuizawa, Nagano, known as an old and famous resort area in Japan, on May 4, 2013, in the middle of Golden Week, national holiday week. It was a beautiful day, just blue sky without clouds, […]

Celebrate the 3000th. Guest since 2006!

This is the picture of our first tour in November 2006.  I still remember how I was excited when I found a new booking request e-mail arrived into my e-mail account! I had one couple from USA and one Canadian guest on that tour, and three guides (Masa, Carlos and I) wanted join the tour. […]

Visit Japan for skiing and cycling !

Although we are a bike tour company, we would love to promote ski business in Japan.  As you know, Japan is very mountainous island country, actually 70% of the land are mountains. And at the same time Japanese archipelago is long from north to south, so in northern Japan we have much snow during the […]

The most beautiful cycling road in Japan ~Shimanami-Kaido

As I accomplished what I have wanted to do for a long time in my golden week holiday,  my next long-held goal is cycling at Shimanami-Kaido where all cyclists without any exception say “must do” if you are cyclists. So I asked three of my friends to go cycling together. All of us have similar folding […]

We love cycling! We also love skiing!!

Photo Yukiko @ Manza Onsen Ski Area We are operating the bike tour also in winter season. Actually as we have told many times, cycling on a sky clear, sunny and crispy day in winter is very comfortable. All of TGCT staff love cycling in winter. However, at the same time, all of us also love skiing in […]

Winter Sale – TGCT T-shirts

As we’ve informed already, now we have original T-shirts for sale. Some of our tour guests have purchased them for souvenirs. Thank you!!  It is available at 3,000 yen now!!  (orignal price is 3,500yen)  We have 3 sizes, Men’s XL, L and M.  The material of the shirts is fast dry 100% Polyester, and the brand […]