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Tateshina-Hara Highland Self-Guided Cycling

Ride from Yatsugatake Cycling in Tateshina, Chino to Hara and back.
You will see Yatagatake Mountain, North Alps, and the South Alps mountain ranges as we ride through farms and rice fields. Yatsugatake Farm, Yatsugatake Nature and Science Park and the Jiyu Noen Farmers market are just a few of the places we will find along our way.
Ride toward south from Yatsugatake Cycling. Views of Yatsugatake range are beautiful. The road is quiet and you can pedal at your own pace.
After 1km, you start to climb into a forest. As you get closer to Yatsugatake range, it becomes larger in front of you. Soon, you will be in an open area with grass fields on both sides. After this climb, you ride down by the Yatsugatake Farm and Yatsugatake Nature Science Park, which are good places to rest.
Once you get to Echo Line road, you start to head back toward Tateshina. You may want to stop at an ice cream shop or bakery along the way. After ice cream it is about another 30 minutes cycling back to Yatsugatake Cycling’s Shop.


Ride Area
Tateshina, Izumino and Hara 30 km
Local Attractions
Yatsugatake mountain range, Views of North and South Alps; Farms and rice fields; Yatsugatake Farm; Yatsugatake Nature Science Park; Yatsugatake Sereno; Café Attaca
Riding Season
March through November
Time Required
4 - 6 hours 30 km
Intermediate - Expert , reasonably fit riders
Number of Participants
Minimum 1 rider
4000 yen for 4 hours/6000 yen for a day
What is Included
Bike rental and helmet, map
Emergency support available.
Bathroom, shower and changing room available.
Pick up service at nearby stations and hotels available for 2000 yen.
Guided tour available upon reservation, including pick up service.


Suitable Bikes
Cross bike, Road bike
Comfortable wear; Helmet is a must.
What to bring
Layers recommended for variable temperatures and weather.


Rental Accessories
Helmet rental for free; Gloves for sale at 200 yen to 2500 yen.
Rental Bikes
Road bike or cross bike rental: 4000 yen for 4 hours; 6000 yen for a day


All our tours are examples and all can be changed to our individual customers needs.

  • 9:00
    Fill out entry sheet.
    Fit a bike and helmet.
  • 9:30
    Start riding from Yatsugatake Cycling
  • 11:00/12:00
    Rest. Take breaks anywhere you feel like.
  • 13:00/15:00
    Back to Yatsugatake Cycling