Satoyama Village Cycling Ecotour

Satoyama Village Cycling Ecotour

Getting ready to ride! Mt Fuji Ecotours

Cycling tour starts here! Take up your mountain bike and helmet and after a safety briefing, from Spring to Autumn, we will enjoy a slow and easy ride down to the majestic Shiraito Waterfalls. In Winter, we explore Nishiyama Honmonji temple.

Tempura, Handmade Soba

Next, we ride to Satoyama village, through natural rural landscapes and rice fields, with Mt Fuji in the background. Then its time for lunch, where we enjoy hand-made Soba noodles with finely battered Japanese tempura made with locally grown vegetables. 

Shizuoka, Fujinomiya, Sake, Japan, Japanese sake, rice wine, production, process

In the afternoon, we visit the Sake Brewery, and learn about the sake making process from an 18th generation owner. Hear the family stories and try different types of Sake.

Cycling Ecotour Details (March to November)

・Season:          March - November
・Group size: Up to 10 people (minimum 2 people)
・Tour fee:     18,500 Japanese yen (excl. tax) per person
・Included:       Bike and helmet rental, soba lunch, water, transportation to and from Shin Fuji or Fujinomiya station, visit to sake brewery and tasting, English speaking guide, insurance. 

What to bring: Rain jacket and pants (in case of rain), comfortable clothes, your own bottle.
*We highly appreciate bringing your own bottle to reduce plastic waste (free rental bottles are available!) 

Itinerary (5 hours)
9:40 Pick up at the Shin-Fuji station ticket gate
or 10:10 Pick up at Fujinomiya station
10:40  Shiraito Natural Park (Google maps link)
Cycle through Satoyama Village and it's rural landscapes and rice fields
See the amazing Shiraito Falls
13:00 Soba noodle and tempura lunch
14:30 Visit the traditional Fuji Nishiki Sake Brewery
15:30  End of the tour at the Sake brewery
16:00 Transfer to Fujinomiya station
16:30 Transfer to Shin-Fuji station

Please book the tour at least 3 days in advance. Furthermore, please let us know in advance if you have any dietary requirements or allergies beforehand. Vegetarian and Muslim friendly meals can be prepared.

Please note there is the following cancellation policy in place. In the case of bad weather and the tour cannot go ahead, we will contact you beforehand to rearrange or cancel and no fee will apply.

13 days or more before - Free
4 - 13 days before  - 30% of ecotour cost
3 - day of the ecotour - 100% of ecotour cost

Cycling Ecotour Details (December to February)

・Season:          December to February
・Group size: Up to 10 people (minimum 2 people)
・Tour fee:     18,500 Japanese yen (excl. tax) per person
・Included:       Bike and helmet rental, soba lunch, water, transportation to and from Shin Fuji or Fujinomiya station, visit to sake brewery and tasting, English speaking guide, insurance. 

What to bring: Rain jacket and pants (in case of rain), comfortable clothes, your own bottle.
*We highly appreciate bringing your own bottle to reduce plastic waste (free rental bottles are available!) 

Itinerary (5 hours)
9:40 Pick up at the Shin-Fuji station ticket gate
or 10:10 Pick up at Fujinomiya station
10:40  Visit and Introduction at Ecologic Shop
Cycle through Satoyama Village and it's rural landscapes and rice fields
Explore the historical Nishiyama Honmonji Temple
13:00 Soba noodle and tempura lunch
14:30 Visit the traditional Fuji Nishiki Sake Brewery
15:30  End of the tour at the Sake brewery
16:00 Transfer to Fujinomiya station
16:30 Transfer to Shin-Fuji station

Please book the tour at least 3 days in advance. Furthermore, please let us know in advance if you have any dietary requirements or allergies beforehand. Vegetarian and Muslim friendly meals can be prepared.

Please note there is the following cancellation policy in place. In the case of bad weather and the tour cannot go ahead, we will contact you beforehand to rearrange or cancel and no fee will apply.

13 days or more before - Free
4 - 13 days before  - 30% of ecotour cost
3 - day of the ecotour - 100% of ecotour cost