Many itineraries are available to you, but this following example is one of our all time favourites.
This ride can be done in as few as 3 big days or as many as you like, here is an example of a 6 day/6 night trip that we just completed. This tour is vehicle supported. We can arrange for pick up and drop off at major airports or cities. This trips cost is 205,000 yen per person based on a group 0f 4 riders and includes breakfast, dinner and light lunches.
Day 1: 70 kilometers – Kanazawa to Togi
After meeting at Kanazawa Station we have a short transfer by van to the shoreline bike path.From here a flat ride along the coast with a chance to ride along the beach. Lunch at a beach side park before a short stop at the 2000 year old Keta Taisha Shrine. proceeding along the coast for the last 20 kilometers of the day, a bit up down as we start to get onto the Noto Peninsula, stop to check out Ganmon Caves before dropping down to Togi Town. Spend some time checking out the wonderful Hot Spring Facility at your Hotel tonight.
Day 2: 60 kilometers – Togi to Wajima
Spend today riding the Sekinohana coast, hike 5 kilometers along the coast to Minazuki where you will lunch beside some beautiful waterfalls before continuing along towards Wajima, stopping occasionally to look at some splendid rock formations. Tonight we stay at a local Minshuku near the fishing port of Wajima.
Day 3: 80 kilometers – Wajima to Noto
A quick visit to the fish market before we start the longest day of trip. Today we will see the terraced rice fields of Senmaida, and for those interested a quick stop at the Old Tokukuni house to look into an old fuedal lords house. Today we ride around the tip of Noto, pass Mitsuke (battleship) island before riding into the Tsukumo Bay area. Here we stay for 2 nights at a fantastic location with hot springs inside caves and beautiful views from rooms.
Day 4: 70 Kilometers – Noto/Wakura Via Noto Island
A little climbing into the interior of Noto before we drop down and cross to Noto Island were we spend the day riding around the island and finally arriving at one of Japan’s more famous Hot Spring Towns, Wakura Onsen. Stay at a Japanese Onsen Hotel.
Day 5: 60 Kilometers Wakura Onsen- Takaoka
After a relaxed start to our day it’s a short ride to the small city of Takaoka. Lots of hidden gems along the way today. Heading into town we ride through the old Copper wares area . Time this afternoon for a nice walk past the Giant Budha and through beautiful Kojo park.
Day 6 : Takaoka- Kanazawa
Today we ride along a riverside cycling path that takes us to the edge of the mountains. Here we ride along Yokamachi Street stopping to look at wood craftsman at work. At the end of this street is 600 year old Zuizen-ji Temple one of the largest remaining wooden structures in Japan. A 20 kilometer ride across a valley filled with rice fields and a short transfer into Kanazawa City to end the day.
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