“Biwaichi”, a combination of the words for Lake “Biwa” and “ichi(one)” round, is a trend word in Shiga now. Cycling around the circumference of Lake Biwa lets you enjoy nature, scenery, history and sightseeing spots along the way. It have been popular among locals and getting known with an increasing popularity in recent years. Many cycle support station on your way offers bicycle rental, restrooms, shower(some of them), tourist information and baggage sending service. You can choose drop-off location when you rental bicycles. Check out the cycle station map on the website before you go! To make a cycling trip round 150-200km of Lake Biwa, you need one or two days.
Biwaichi Cycle Support https://pluscycle.shiga.jp/biwaichisupport/
NPO Gokanseikatsu English website http://biwaichi-cycling.com/en/
『BIWAICHI Cycling Navi』App
Android OS https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.navitime.local.cycle.shiga
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