Okutama Biking & Trekking Trip

2015 November 29 (Sunday)

Okutama, Tokyo

Explore the beautiful region of Okutama from the saddle of a mountain (or cross) bike!

Spend the day biking and trekking while visiting gorgeous waterfalls, picturesque lakes and stunning mountain scenery and autumn leaves.

Picnic lunch next to a beautiful waterfall and (optional) visit to the local onsen to finish the day.

A nice small group outdoor trip!

Trip Itinerary

  • Meet on Platfom No. 11 Car No. 1 of JR Shinjuku station at 7:30am (We'll be taking the 7:44am Holiday Rapid Okutama No. 1)
  • Get on the train
  • Catch up on your sleep or chat with other members
  • Arrive in Okutama around 9:15am
  • Meet the rest of the group
  • Get the rental bikes and helmets
  • Orientation and safety briefing
  • Start the bike and trek tour around 10am
  • Bike up to Okutama-ko lake area
  • Picnic lunch by the lake
  • Bike back to Okutama and up to Unasawa rest area
  • Trek up to Odaki (big waterfall) passing some other waterfalls and canyons on the way (about 30mins)
  • Trek back down Unasawa rest area
  • Return the bikes and finish the tour at Okutama station around 4:30pm
  • Get on the train back to Tokyo or visit the nearby local onsen to finish the day

Trip Inclusion - Extras - Discounts

Price includes;

  • One-day mountain (or cross) bike rental
  • Helmet rental
  • Experienced bike and trek guides
  • Accident insurance
  • Chance to meet people and make new friends

Discount;

  • Birthday on Nov 29 (3,000yen)
  • Group of 4 or more (500yen) *Group leader required
  • Regular member (1,000yen) *Joined a TG outdoor event 5 times or more
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Important Notes

Group picture by the big waterfall
  • Itinerary may vary due to the weather, traffic conditions, and other unavoidable circumstances.
  • You MUST have your own insurance (health, social, company, etc.) to be able join.
  • You MUST be over 18 years old.
  • We'll be taking the Holiday Rapid Okutama train departing at 7:44am on Paltform No. 11 from JR Shinjuku station. Make sure you arrive early and wait in-front of Car No. 1 to be able to get a seat. Otherwise, you will be standing the entire train ride.
  • Meeting the group at Okutama station is totally fine. Just make sure you'll be there before 9:15am.
  • The trek is short and easy.
  • The bike trip is about 25 kilometers. Long enough to give you some good sweat. We'll have a lot of time (about 4 hours) to cover the distance so it will be a relaxing bike ride.
  • Reasonable fitness necessary to join!
  • Final details will be sent to the participants by email two days before the event.

What to wear/bring

  • Small backpack
  • Clothes appropriate to the weather
  • Trekking shoes or sports sneakers
  • Small towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Book (to read on the train)
  • iPod/MP3 player
  • Camera
  • Cellphone
  • Cash

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