Join us and take in the spectacular views of the majestic mountains of Gunma have to offer on a fully catered bike tour about our Ribble Sportive road bike. Gunma is located to the north of Tokyo and is one of Japan’s few land-locked prefectures. It is known for its high quality Onsens (hot springs) and beautiful mountains. Gunma’s landscape creates the perfect natural playground for adventures such as hiking, skiing, glamping, and - of course - cycling. 

Your Livelo tour is a private tour, and as such, can be easily modified to suit your cycling, 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 frequently bikes around Gunma and knows the roads, lakes, parks and culture of the region as only locals can.

Join us in Japan's Greater Tokyo area and discover the rich beauty and culture of this land in the best way possible, a fully catered bike tour about our Ribble, Bianchi and De Rosa road bikes. 

Locations & Routes

  • Popular routes visit a variety of beautiful locations including:

    Sonohara Dam

    • Fukiware Falls

    • Houtokuji Temple

    • Akagi Jinja

Popular routes include:

  • Akagi Hill Climb Route

    Distance: 54.71km

    Elevation Gain: 1,768m

    Compare your Strava stats after climbing up the same route of the famous Mt Akagi hill climb race and treat yourself to a long downhill run all the while taking in all the splendor and beauty this mountain has to offer.

  • Akagi Hill Loop

    Distance: 112.02km

    Elevation Gain: 1,862m

    Circumvent Mount Akagi and enjoy the surrounding majestic mountain ranges.

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.

    Hiking Tour


    Temple/Shrine visits


    Historical Train Ride

    Onsen Hot Springs

Attractions & Destinations

  • Destinations we can visit include:

    • Haruna Shrine

    • Jomo Electric Railway

    • Sainokawara Park

    • Yubatake and Kusatsu Onsen

    • Kasukawa Onsen Genkiland

    • Tomioka Silk Mill

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 are 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 Japanese lifestyle.

Design Your Custom Road Bike Tour

Each Livelo Bike Tour is completely unique and is meant to be customized based on your needs, cycling ability, excursion preferences and price range.