The Chiba Bike Tour Japan

The Chiba Bike Tour Japan


Enjoy riding through the rolling hills and sample the fresh seafood along the coastal roads of Chiba on a fully catered Livelo road cycling tour.

Chiba prefecture is located to the east of Tokyo and is largely made up by the Boso Peninsula. 

Chiba is overflowing with natural beauty such as one of Japan’s longest beaches, Kujukuri Beach (60km). Chiba is also home to Tokyo Disneyland and Narita International Airport. With its rich nature, seaside towns, fun theme parks, and historic sites, Chiba has something for everyone.

Your Livelo tour is a private tour, and as such, can be easily modified to suit your schedule, cycling style, dietary, sight-seeing and accommodation needs. Your tour leader, Peter is a passionate local who speaks fluent English, Dutch and Japanese.

A support driver will accompany the tour for its duration and ensure you are served the best fresh local produce and that your dietary needs and preferences are catered for. Peter calls the city of Narita home and knows the roads, lakes, parks and culture of the region as only locals can.

Join us in Chiba prefecture and discover the rich beauty and culture of this land in the best way possible, a fully catered road bike tour on one of our Ribble, Bianchi or De Rosa road bikes.

Locations & Routes

Our routes can take you to many iconic locations including:

• Ushiku Daibutsu Buddha 

• Daifukuji Temple (Gake Kannon Temple)

• Historic town Sawara

Stroll through the temples and gardens of Narita or enjoy the sunset while riding along South Chiba’s coastal roads. Catch a glimpse of the Gake Kanon temple built into a cliff or marvel at the giant Ushiku Daibutsu Buddha standing tall at 100 meters.

The routes in Chiba are easy to cycle which consist mostly of flat terrain and rolling hills.

Popular routes include:

  • Ushiku Daibutsu

    Distance: 98km

    Elevation Gain: 590m  

  • Narita to Minami Boso

    Distance: 125km

    Elevation Gain: 1300m

  • Minami Boso

    Distance: 112.92km

    Elevation Gain: 1,496m

  • South Chiba

    Distance: 97.44km

    Elevation Gain: 1,071m

  • Narita lakes and rivers to Choshi fishing port

    Distance: 181.2 km

    Elevation Gain: 576 m

Additional Activities

Wherever you are cycling, chances are there are activities unique to the area. Your local guide will help you fill your rest day with activities that are of interest to you.

In addition to our primary riding program, participants can enjoy the following activities on rest days subject to location, availability, and weather.

• Sake Tasting

• Barbecuing

• Temple/Shrine visits

• Boso no Mura Open-Air Museum (Edo-age town theme park)

• Onsen Hot Springs

• Dress up in traditional Kimono clothes

    Attractions & Destinations

    Destinations we can visit include:

    • Narita Temple  

    • Sawara Town 

    • Ushiku Daibutsu Buddha

    • Choshi Fishing Port 

    • Katori Jingu 

    • Daifukuji Temple (Gake Kannon Temple)

      Accommodation Options

      Livelo can arrange the simplest of accommodations just as easy as it can arrange the most luxurious of accommodations for you. Our main goal is to work within your budget and comfort needs. Options include:

      • Tent/Glamping

        Glamping: where adventure meets luxury. Camping combined with the amenities and conveniences of proper accommodations, Glamping can add a naturous touch to your cycling experience.

      • Hotels

        Hotels are another fantastic option that bring a more traditional vacation feel to your cycling experience.

      • Japanese Ryokan

        A Ryokan is a traditional Japanese-inn featuring tatami rooms, futon beds, and onsens (hot springs). Elevate your cycling journey by experiencing the traditional Japanese lifestyle and hospitality at a Ryokan.


        • What's Included?

           Fully guided tour with support vehicle and ride captain riding with you

           Accommodation included

           All Breakfast, lunch and dinners included

           Mechanical support

           Locally inspired wine with meals

           Snacks and drinks on the road

           All gratuities

           Local guides

        • What's Not Included?

           Travellers and Medical Insurance

           Flight Cost, Airport Tax & Surcharge

           Additional Hotel Expenses

        Why Livelo?


        Livelo offers a unique travel cycling experience:
          • all tours are private.
            • other tour operators usually charge additional fees for private tours
          • all tours a fully customized to your needs.
            • your start date
            • your duration
            • your destinations
            • your accommodation preferences
            • your routes
            • your preferred miles and altitude
            • your preferred rest day activities
            • your bike or Livelo's with e-road bikes available
            • or, leave all the details to our local tour curators
          • no single surcharge
          • your private chef working with the freshest local produce and wine

        Livelo will provide you with an immersive experience of the Australian lifestyle.

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