Lake Shore Cycling & Outdoor Activities | 2-Day Course

Cycle to Lake Biwa’s northernmost shores. You’ll enjoy the amazing scenery of Japan’s largest lake and the culture of its surrounding communities. On day 2, select an activity of your choice for more outdoor fun in or around the lake!

  • Duration: 2 days
  • Route transportation: primarily bicycle


[Day 1]

  1. Meet a guide at JR Nagahama Station
  2. Rent a bicycle at Tour Center inside Ekimachi Terrace Nagahama (1 floor)
  3. Bike to Onoe fishery harbor (cycling 1.5 hrs)
  4. Ride on a fishing boat to cruise around the northern lake area (about 1.5 hrs)
  5. Return to the harbor and head to the north
  6. Return to JR Nagahama Station (cycling 2.5 hrs) and return the bicycle
  7. Receive a ride to the accommodation guesthouse (named Pension Rudder)

[Day 2]

  1. Select one of the following outdoor activities:
    • Biwamasu trout trolling & black bass fishing
    • Canoeing or kayaking in Lake Biwa
    • Yamakado Water Source forest hiking
  2. Check out from the accommodation
  3. Receive ride back to JR Nagahara Station and dismiss