Ride a Rickshaw in Japan!

Try out the traditional transportation and discover the hidden gems with the help and expertise of friendly locals

30 min +
Hokkaido, Oita, Kanagawa, Kyoto, Tokyo


  • Experience the old mode of transportation during your visit to Japan
  • Get to learn about the local area from your rickshaw guide!
  • Choose from a variety of locations in Japan!


Ride a rickshaw in Japan and see cities and towns from a different perspective. Traverse the roads of Tokyo, Kyoto, Oita, Hokkaido or Kamakura the traditional way - onboard a human-powered rickshaw! Tour the highlights in these destinations both the traditional and fun way. 


There are multiple ways of traveling around Japan, but to really get familiar with the local area, why not consider a rickshaw tour?

Ebisuya offers a rickshaw experience, coupled with explanations of the local area in English. Choose from a variety of regions available, including the old-world charm of Asakusa in Tokyo, the calm and serenity of Kyoto (Arashiyama or Higashiyama area), the breezy seaside town of Kamakura, the enchanting port city of Otaru in Hokkaido, or the intriguing onsen town of Yufuin in Oita prefecture.

Sit back, relax and get your camera ready as your rickshaw guide takes you around the local streets of Japan!

Important information

Included in price

  • Rickshaw ride around chosen area

Not included

  • Transportation to/from the chosen rickshaw experience meeting point
  • Any personal expenses incurred

Ebisuya operates daily, all year round, without scheduled holidays.
The exception is the Otaru branch in Hokkaido which may be closed on certain days in October and November. Contact us at <shop@japantravel.com> for details. 

Once the booking has been received, the availability of your preferred branch date and time will be confirmed.  

Hours of operation: 09:30 to sunset*
*Hours of operation may be shortened or suspended due to weather conditions and other factors

Other important information

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes prior to departure
  • English support is available. For other languages, please inquire with the tour operator directly
  • The tours are wheelchair-accessible
  • In the event of rain or snow, the rickshaw's canvas roof and waterproof cover will keep you dry
  • Children under the age of 6 can ride the rickshaw free of charge provided they sit on the lap of an accompanying adult

Organised by Ebisuya Rickshaw

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