Papersky’s Tour de Nippon project is about finding the magic of Japan’s rural districts, their inhabitants, nature, culture and food. We travel to various prefectures and ride bicycles. Traveling via bicycle allows us a clean and healthy way to explore Japan’s rural areas.


Yamanashi prefecture will be the destination for the Summer edition of Papersky’s Tour de Nippon. This two-day tour will allow you to experience the charm of Hokuto, a region surrounded by beautiful nature at the foot of the Yatsugatake and Southern Alps mountains. We will visit the unique lifestyle of Hokuto’s people and have a delicious lunch and sweets while cycling. In the evening, enjoy an outdoor meal and acoustic live performance at a popular outdoor site. On the second day, we will climb Mt. Hinata in addition to cycling.

We are now taking sign ups for the Tour de Nippon in Yamanashi Hokuto: 
Feel free to contact us regarding any questions you may have about the tour or signing up for Papersky’s Tour de Nippon in Yamanashi Hokuto:

The event will take place on 7/8 (sat.) and 7/9 (sun.). Papersky’s Tour de Nippon project is about finding the magic of Japan’s rural districts, their inhabitants, nature, culture and food. Each ride travels to various prefectures to ride bicycles, eat local food and meet the ‘real’ people of the area. This upcoming ride will take us through Hokuto in Yamanashi Prefecture. 

Papersky’s Tour de Nippon in Yamanashi Hokuto
DATE: 2022/7/8 (Saturday) & 7/9 (Sunday)
PLACE: Yamanashi Prefecture; Hokuto city

7/8 (Sat.) for cycling, delicious food and sweets, outdoor dinner and acoustic live!
*Bike tour visiting an independent art gallery and a tiny house builder etc. 
*Lunch box from a popular local cafe at a recently opened bookstore
*Souvenir time at a roadside station and a craft beer taproom tour
*Outdoor dinner and live acoustic performance.

7/9 (Sun.) for cycling, hiking, and a bagle at the top of the mountain!
*Breakfast with a popular trail food. Recharge your batteries and go hiking!
*Bagel sandwich at the top of Mt. Hinata with beautiful views

RIDE & HIKE (Two Days!!!)
10:20am at Hinoharu Station (JR Chuo Line)

We will stay at Verdant Garden Verga.

3:30pm at Hinoharu Station (JR Chuo Line)

RIDE DISTANCE: 7/8(Sat.) 37km / 7/9(Sun.) 16km

COST – for 2 days event:
Participation fee : From 32,000 yen // Includes: Cycling course and guide, 2 lunches, 1 dinner, 1 breakfast, overnight stay fee, snacks, insurance, support car and goodies.
*If you wish to reserve a bicycle for the ride we can arrange that for an additional 3,000 yen. 

SIGN UP for the TOUR!!!

Please write to us to begin the sign-up process at:

Please include the following information when contacting us:
Name, Birth Date, Age, Address, Cell Phone Number, Body Height, Requests for rental bicycle and helmet. 

*If you would like to participate it’s necessary to sign up in advance and while spots are available.

*The cost of the Papersky’s Tour de Nippon does NOT INCLUDE TRANSPORTATION (flights, cars, trains, ferries) from the participant’s house to the starting point and from the finish point back to the participant’s house. All transportation must be self-booked.

This tour is planned by PAPERSKY and logistics are managed by Traveller’s Sky inc.

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