Sushi & Cycling in Fukuoka: E-Bike Tour Along the Coast

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Duration
8 hours
Number of Guests
1 - 4 guests
Accessibility
Family-friendly
Language
English
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Gluten-free, Pescetarian, byFood Original
Explore Fukuoka! Casual and avid cyclists alike will love exploring nature, eating sushi, and visiting Miyajidake Shrine on this sightseeing e-bike tour along the picturesque Katsuura coast.

Highlights

Explore the pristine coast of Fukuoka: Ride along a picturesque seacoast through villages, fields, and a farmer's market, tour a former sake brewery and visit Miyajidake Shrine
Enjoy a delicious and fresh sushi lunch in a beachfront restaurant and relax with coffee and light bites at a local cafe
Meet locals, including farmers, fishermen, and Shinto shrine maidens
Great Fukuoka day trip: the meeting and drop off point for this experience is only 20 minutes by train from Hakata Station
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals

Experience Details

Explore the pristine coast of Fukuoka in northwestern Kyushu on this 45-km e-bike tour along gentle country roads & seaside bike paths in the quiet, unspoiled countryside of the Katsuura coast. Your tour will start and end at JR Fukuma Station, just a 20-minute train ride north from Hakata Station in Fukuoka. Here, you'll meet your guide, David, an American who has made this area his home for over 25 years. His deep connection to the local culture and his love for food and cycling have inspired him to share the beauty of his home with visitors. He knows the area like the back of his hand and has designed this tour to include some of its hidden gems and foodie highlights, as well as allow for plenty of sightseeing. Experience flow: - Meet at JR Fukuma Station - Go to David's home to prepare bikes and gear - Ride to a historical site that used to host a sake brewery and tour inside for 15 minutes - Ride through Tsuyazaki to the beach, cruising past sleepy fishing villages and rice fields and enjoying pristine views of the glittering sea - Stop for snacks and drinks at a roadside market - Continue cycling through small coastal towns and visit Toshimo Shrine - Enjoy a sushi lunch at a sumptuous gourmet beachfront sushi bar - Stop at a unique local coffee shop for dessert and coffee - Continue along the coast to Miyajidake Shrine, where you'll tour the area and stroll along its beautiful gardens - Return to JR Fukuma Station to end the tour - (Optional, for an additional fee) Relax in David's garden, have dinner together and return to the station later

Inclusions

Full-day 8-hour cycling tour with a bilingual local guide
Light snacks at a local market
Sushi lunch
E-bike & helmet rental
Coffee & dessert

Exclusions

Transportation to and from JR Fukuma Station
Dinner (available for an additional fee to be paid onsite)
Any alcoholic drinks

Meeting Point and Meeting Time

Meet your host at the JR Fukuma Station. More detailed information and a Google Maps link will be provided upon booking.

Remarks

Please note that snacks and desserts contain gluten but sushi will be gluten-free.
Bikes available for this experience will be high-grade Miyata gravel electric bikes.
In the event of rainy weather, you will travel by van or taxi instead of riding a bicycle.
Please bring comfortable clothing and footwear (optional: swimwear, a small towel and a light change of clothes). A water bottle and cash for drinks and food is recommended.

Cancellation Policy

Cancel your booking at least 2 days before the experience start time to receive a full refund minus a 3.2% transaction fee.
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Experience Location

Fukuoka is Japan’s up-and-coming foodie prefecture, which was put on the map by the 2014 Michelin Guide and has been consistently featured ever since. Roam food markets in Fukuoka, taste the authentic Hakata tonkotsu ramen in its birthplace, and fill up at yatai street food stalls during your trip to Fukuoka!
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For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals