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Tour de Nippon in Kumamoto Kosa / Uki

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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.

02/18/2022

[Important annoucement]
With the spread of COVID-19, we have decided to postpone PAPERSKY Tour de Nippon in Kumamoto Kosa / Uki, which was scheduled for March 26 (Sat) and 27 (Sun), 2022. We will inform you of the new date when it is decided, so please be patient.
(As of March 9, 2022)


Kumamoto prefecture will be the destination for the early Spring edition of Papersky’s Tour de Nippon. We will walk the small, quiet streets of old town Kosa and spend the night camping, feasting and enjoying sauna time at the riverside campground “Common Idoe’. We’ll also head to the seaside town of Uki checking out ‘Play Farm’ an educational farm before arriving at the small sea side town to feast on some local fruits.


We are now taking sign ups for the Tour de Nippon in Kumamoto Kosa / Uki: 
Feel free to contact us regarding any questions you may have about the tour or signing up for Papersky’s Tour de Nippon in Kumamoto:
https://papersky.jp/en/contact/

The event will take place on 3/26 (sat.) and 3/27 (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 two small towns, Kosa and Uki in Kumamoto Prefecture. 


EVENT & RIDE DETAILS:
Papersky’s Tour de Nippon in Kumamoto
DATE: 2022/3/26 (Saturday) & 3/27 (Sunday)
PLACE: Kumamoto Prefecture; Kosa town and Uki city


FEATURING: 
3/26 (Sat.) for Kosa Town Walk, Night Feast, Camp & Sauna!!
*Spring camping at COMMON IDOE, which has been reborn as a glamping facility.
*Leisurely walk around the riverside town of Kosa while enjoying the small town feel and snacking on local delicacies.
*Outdoor dinner and Finnish sauna tent experience.

3/27 (Sun.) Feel Farms, Ducks, Fruits and the Sea – RIDE!!
*Cycling from Kosa to Uki through rich nature.
*Relax and enjoy the bounty at the educational PLAY FARM complete with working ducks.
*Enjoy Local Fruits in seaside Uki


WALK, CAMP, RIDE (Two Days!!!)
MORNING START TIME & MEETING PLACE (3/26):
on 3/26 by 1:00 pm we will met up at the Kosa bus terminal in Kosa town. 

ACCOMMODATION(3/26): 
We will stay and camp at COMMON IDOE campground in Kosa town.

FINISH TIME & ENDING LOCATION(3/27): 
The day 3/27 will end at 3:30 pm at Matsuai bus stop in Uki city. 

RIDE DISTANCE: 3/26(Sat.) 6.2km / 3/27(Sun.) 47.8km


COST – for 2 days event:
Participation fee : From 28,000 yen // Includes: Cycling course and guide, 2 lunches, 1 dinner, 1 breakfast, sauna time, camping site usage and overnight stay fee, snacks, insurance, support car, and goodie bag from our supporters. 

*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:
https://papersky.jp/en/contact/

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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PAPERSKY TOUR DE NIPPON
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.