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4-Hour Osaka Highlights Bike Tour with Lunch

4-Hour Osaka Highlights Bike Tour with LunchCycle around the magnificent Osaka castle area

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  • 4 hour tour
  • Small group tour
  • English speaking guide

What makes this tour unique

  • Skip the crowds and take a refreshing ride to Osaka Castle, guided by a trustworthy local guide.
  • Set foot in Osaka Castle and a shrine to learn it's well-kept secrets and history .
  • Everything is included. Simply get on your bike and ride off into the wind!
Why Miori Recommends This Tour

Tips and recommendations by our official guides

Join us on this cycling tour as we guide you through the vibrant surroundings of Osaka Castle, offering a glimpse into the daily lives of the people of Osaka.

Our journey begins with a leisurely cycle through the bustling shopping street, followed by a visit to a renowned shrine. Along the way, our guide will enlighten you with insights into Shinto beliefs and the unique customs of Osaka.

Next, we'll explore the past and present at a museum, immersing ourselves in the charm of old Osaka during the Edo era. Pedal through time and experience the rich history of Osaka firsthand on our cross bike tour.

The highlight awaits as we approach Osaka Castle, one of Japan's three greatest castles—a sight that never fails to captivate visitors.

Before our castle exploration, indulge in a sumptuous lunch featuring Okonomiyaki, Osaka's iconic soul food, at a local eatery known for its luxurious style.

Concluding our adventure, we'll ascend the castle and later unwind at a serene green tea café, savoring a delightful matcha pairing with snacks.

While traveling in Japan offers delightful culinary experiences, this tour provides a refreshing opportunity to exercise and rejuvenate. Some food tastings are included, but you're welcome to purchase additional snacks or drinks at your leisure. Explore souvenir shops and stroll along vibrant shopping streets, tantalizing your taste buds with various treats.

Rest assured, navigating around Osaka Castle is a breeze. The well-maintained roads ensure a smooth ride, free from overwhelming crowds. Cycling is a prevalent mode of transportation in Japan, making it a cyclist-friendly country. With a small group setting, feel at ease to pause for photos or breaks as desired. Covering approximately 11km on mostly flat terrain, this tour welcomes solo travelers, friends, couples, and families. Please note, the minimum height requirement is 150cm (5 feet).

Embark on this thrilling cycling adventure around Osaka Castle and immerse yourself in its unique ambiance.

For biking enthusiasts eager to explore other cities, we offer bike tours in Tokyo and Kyoto. Explore more and enhance your adventure!

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Official guide

What's included
4 hours with a local guide
An English-speaking guide
Okonomiyaki lunch
Vegetarian menu available ※ Dashi (fish broth) is still used / No vegan and gluten-free menu is available
Bike rental fee
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Green tea & snack
while a small break during the tour
Photos during the tour
You'll get photos taken during the tour by your guide after the tour via email.

Meet up at Family Mart near Tenmabashi station!

Don't worry about getting lost to get to our meeting point. We're going to meet up at the convenience store, Family Mart, in Tenma-bashi station, where we will rent a cool cross bike! From the store, we'll pass through the cycling roads and head towards local shrines and a shopping street!!

Visit a museum about the past and present of Japan to feel and see the old times of Japan!

After checking the local shrine and shopping street, we will visit a museum about the past and present of Japan. Here, we can see how people in the Edo era lived and how the city looked like. After this experience, you will see how the city has changed now by riding a bicycle!

Then, we'll head to Osaka Castle!

Head towards the beautiful Osaka Castle, and cycle around its premises.

Before going to Osaka castle, it's time to have lunch! We will have Okonomiyaki, which is one of the soul foods of Osaka. Osaka Castle is located in the middle of a very large park known as "Osaka Castle Park". It's approximately 105 hectares big!! So instead of taking a long walk and using up all your energy for the day, why not ride a bicycle?! You'll also feel the nice breeze as you cycle near to the castle. On top of that, we'll take a stroll and take photos with the Osaka Castle! Finally, we will visit a small cafe where we can try Matcha with some snacks!

Meeting Point

In front of Family Mart in Tenma-bashi Station (Osaka Metro, Tanimachi line)

See on google maps
  • -2 mins by walk from Tenma-bashi station Exit. No.14

Itinerary


  • Meet in front of Family Mart in Tenma-bashi Station
  • Osaka Tenmangu
  • The Osaka Museum of Housing and Living
  • Okonomiyaki lunch
  • Osaka Castle
  • Local tea house
  • End of the tour at Tenma-bashi Station
Remarks
  • The restaurant industry faces difficulty in hiring restaurant staff and training them due to many restaurant staff having to quit or having gotten laid off during the Covid-19 pandemic. Therefore, food and drinks at some restaurants may be served late making the tour last longer than originally scheduled. We kindly ask for your understanding
  • Because most Japanese restaurants are not fully ready for providing vegetarian menus, limited choices of vegetarian foods in our tour is available.
  • All levels are welcome.
  • Anyone over 150cm ( 4′11″)tall can join this tour.
  • Rental bike is included (Helmet is not included)
  • The tour might be cancelled in case of unsuitable weather for safety reasons.
  • Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes for cycling.
  • You can put your luggages in the locker in the station during the tour.(Around 500yen)
  • Itinerary order is subject to change depending on traffic, weather and operation
  • If any place is closed, we will try an alternative location
  • Please note that there might be other participants
  • The itinerary for this tour includes some locations that are not accessible by a wheelchair or stroller.
  • Please note that we are unable to guarantee allergy-free or cater to dietary restrictions as the food is prepared in kitchens that do not belong to MagicalTrip. Additionally, there may be instances where substitutions are not possible at certain stops; however, we will make every effort to compensate at different stops throughout the tour.
  • Out of respect for other guests and to ensure the best tour for everyone, we must start the tour on time.
  • You will not be able to join the tour, get a refund or reschedule if you are late for the tour and miss the group.
  • We do not recommend bringing young children and baby on this tour. We can refer customers with children to outside sitter services, so please contact us before booking.
  • We recommend obtaining travel insurance before participating.
Cancel Policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the tour starting time.
  • Free date/time rescheduling up to 24 hours before the tour starting time (depending on availability).
  • The tour would be cancel If there is a 40% or more of rain probability. (In case of cancellation we will send a message one day before the tour)
FAQ of This Tour
Which is the minimum highlight allowed to join this bike tour?

Anyone over 150cm ( 4′11″)tall can join this tour because of the size of bicycles.

What if the weather is going to be bad on the tour date?

The tour would be cancel if there is a 40% or more of rain probability. In case of cancellation because of bad weather we will send you a message one day before the tour; we might propose you to reschedule the tour to the closest available day (depending on availability).


If it is cancelled by bad weather, you get full refund.

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