Tsukuba Kasumigaura Rinrin Road
The Tsukuba Kasumigaura Ring-Ring Road is one of Japan’s first National Cycling Routes. This 180-kilometer-long course connects the former Tsukuba Railway cycling path with Lake Kasumigaura, and offers magnificent views of diverse natural landscapes, from the shores of the lake and the rivers and wetlands in the area to the towering peak of Mt. Tsukuba in the distance. Take a breather and enjoy sightseeing at historic Kashima Shrine, or view seasonal flowers at Ibaraki Flower Park. Just a stone’s throw from Tokyo, Ring-Ring Road is an easy addition to any travel itinerary.
Elevation Gain about 58m
* Duration is an estimate and may vary depending on route and pace.
Reference: Ring Ring Road Full Course
From JR Tokyo Station, take the Joban Line Limited Express for about an hour to JR Tsuchiura Station, one of the major starting points of the Ring-Ring Road.