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"Taga area"

Fossil excavation/Wind cave adventure/comfortable cycling & more



Located just next to Kyoto, Shiga pref is and is the place that nature is beautiful, also could have various types of experiences.

Price: 10,000yen
Age: Over 14 to 63years old
Duration: 9 Hours(9:00am6:00pm)
Distance: Approx 16km
Payment: We accept by cash(Yen)
Departures: 8:50am
Meeting place: JR Yamashina station.
In front of Starbucks cafe Access

No credit card or pre-payment
required to book!

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Tour Overview

This time we travel to a city in the Eastern area of Shiga pref called Taga. The area is famous for its beautiful Nature, pure water and offers many kinds of activities. We start by learning about fossils at the Taga museum, and then ride our bicycles to try and find undiscovered fossils! After that, we enjoy a delicious Japanese-style lunch at a Japanese traditional house.
In the afternoon, we enter the Kawachi wind cave and discover an unknown world.

Distance covered: 〜15km

Tour Highlights

We are traveling by mountain bike around "Taga" area.
1, Learn the History and features of Fossils at the Taga museum
2, Try Fossil excavation (we visit excavation place to see but we try fossil excavation in the museum)
3, Have lunch at local restaurant.
4, Experience the " Kawachi wind cave adventure"
5, Cycling around country rode

We ride moutain bikes or city cycle to move around sites
Taga area is famous for its Fossils and Kawachi wind cave

This tour are included, cycling and caving. so we can not recommend this tour the people who lack physical strength.

Tour Photos
Access from Osaka or Kyoto is very convenient. It's great for anyone looking to go out on a daytrip!
*Your guide take pictures during the tour and upload it to our Facebook page. Get all your pictures on Facebook!

Booking details
Season All season
Price Adult 10,000yen (over 14)
Obon holidays (middle of August) +1000yen supplement
Included services The following is is included in the tour fee:
Guiding, MTB or city cycle bike rental, Helmet, Fossil museum and fossil excavation fee, Lunch, Kawachi wind cave entrance fee, Insurance and Tax.
 Meeting time and place Meeting time: 9:00am (please arrive 10mins before=8:50am)
Meeting place: In front of the Starbucks Cafe of JR Yamashina station. Access
Break up time:
Around 18:00pm at Yamashina station. 
Time schedule might be changed due to the weather or traffic reason
*JR Yamashina stations follows the JR Kyoto station.
Access Please notify us the name of the hotel you will be staying in the day before the tour.
We will email you indications on how to go from your accomodation to the meeting place.
e.g: If your tour date is June 15th, we need to know your accommodation as of June 14th.
Conditions 1, Being able to ride a bicycle safely.
2, Being between 14 and 63 years old, physically and mentally healthy. *Hight must be over 140cm.
3, Understanding Japanese or English.
4, Because the cave contains many narrow passages, we do not recommend people suffering from claustrophobia to take part in this activity. People who wish will be able to wait in wider areas or outside the cave before we come back.

(Those under 18 years old must have the consent of a guardian)
Please understand that there are some limitations on participant eligibility. People whose both height is below 170cm and weight is over 85kg may not participate in this Tour because of issues related to the rescue procedures. Also, pregnant women as well as people suffering from health issues or heart problems should refrain from participating in the tours.
Minimum and max

Minimum number of participants: 2 and maximam 6people

What you bring - Shoes
*we recommend sneakers or shoes suitable for walking and cycling.

-Personal gear (Camera, sunglasses, Towel, Sunscreen, Cap, Raincoat, etc)
* Clothes become dirty in cave. we recommend to bring other clothes for it.

Notice: Sandals or high heeled shoes are not allowed

Please check this Vacancy information before book.

Booking request

This booking deadline is 5:00pm of 2days before.

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1215-5, Isiyamanango, otsu,
shiga, japan
tel: +81-77-533-5112


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