14 days - 12 nights
price from 5 073,00 € /pers
Among the few regions that make up the archipelago of Japan, Kanto, Chubu and Kansai are undoubtedly the ones that have made the history and richness of Japan.
Between modernity and tradition, it is in total cultural immersion that this circuit invites you to discover its wonders and secrets.
Leave Paris at midday. Have lunch, evening meal and breakfast on board your flight. Arrive in Tokyo Narita late morning. Meet the local guide and transfer to the hotel by private coach. Enjoy a light lunch and settle into your hotel.
Visit the working-class neighborhood of Asakusa and the Sensoji temple and take in the many sights. A metro pass will be given to you so that you can get about at night. Free time to enjoy an evening diner and the nightlife.
Enjoy a local breakfast. Load luggage into the support vehicle and pick up motorcycles mid-morning. After a quick briefing, experience riding through the world's largest megalopolis for the very first time. Ride over Rainbow Bridge and take in the views of Tokyo Bay.
After a picnic mid-way, arrive in Hakone, a town clinging to the side of a mountain that is renowned for its hot springs. Enjoy an evening meal, with the possibility of donning a Yukata, and make the most of the ryokan's hot springs.
Have a local breakfast and head off in good time to enjoy a breath-taking view of Mount Fuji. The journey across the expanses of green tea plantations located on the hillsides of Mount Ashitaka - a volcano - is sure to be an unforgettable experience.
Have a group lunch and visit the tea museum in Shizuoka before heading to Hamamatsu along the coast road. Check into your room. Free time to enjoy an evening diner and the nightlife.
Enjoy a local breakfast. On your way to Cape Irago, where you will board a ferry, take in views of quaint farming and fishing villages. The 40-minute crossing will take you to city of Ise, in the Mie prefecture, famous home to Shinto shrines.
Have a group lunch and explore the Ise Grand Shrine before heading towards Kumano. Arrive at the ryokan and enjoy your evening. Group evening meal.
Enjoy a local breakfast. Take to the road and make your way over to the heart of the Kansai region.
After a group lunch, the group will visit the extraordinary place that is Mount Koya, a Mecca and the birthplace of Shingon Buddhism. This sacred site, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is home to almost 120 temples and monasteries. Experience an unforgettable evening and meal at Shukubo with the monks, following their strict traditions.
Enjoy a local breakfast.Before leaving for Nara, you will visit Okuno-in, a huge mausoleum located in a forest of hundred-year-old Japanese cedar trees with some 200,000 tomb stones marking the resting places of fallen Samurai, personalities and ordinary people. Take in the atmosphere of this unique place. Leave for Nara mid-morning.
Have lunch with the group before visiting the Tōdai-ji temple, which is home to the biggest bronze Buddha in Japan and a beautiful park where hundreds of deer, doe and stags roam freely. Make the most of the free time to enjoy an evening diner and the nightlife.
Enjoy a local breakfast.Leave for Iga Uneo, which was one of the birthplaces of ninjutsu back in the 12th century. Visit the ninja museum. Have lunch with the group.
Maka your way over to Uji to visit the 11th-century Byôdô-in Buddhist temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Finish the day in the heart of Kyoto. Spend the evening and enjoy a meal at a traditional ryokan where you will be able to make the most out of Japanese hospitality and culinary delights.
Enjoy a local breakfast before heading towards the villages of Magome and Tsumago. Explore two magical, picturesque and quaint villages of yesteryear as well as the remnants of the Nakasendo Way, a paved path that once linked the two capitals of Tokyo and Kyoto in the Edo period.
Free time to enjoy a meal. Make your way back to your lodgings located in the mountains near Chino and appreciate the Japanese cuisine and the natural hot springs as you relax in a picturesque ryokan.
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Payment conditions: 30% down payment of the total amount of. the service per person - Balance to be settled 45 days prior to departure.
Price validity: Applicable prices as at the date of this pricelist with a ¥/€ exchange rate of 113. Prices may be revised according to the regulation in force and the incidence of Yen (¥) in the calculation of prices is 70%.
Prices are set on the basis of 16 participants. Air Moto Tours reserves the right to cancel the tour or request approval from the customer to readjust the variable cost if the number of participants on the tour is below that of 12 participants.
Access conditions: Unless otherwise provided, participants must be over 25 years of age and be the holder of a valid driving licence for over three years.
Accommodation: Unless an explicit request is made, participants may share a twin room in order to avoid having to pay an additional charge for a single room.
Formalities For foreign citizens (No French), please refer to the embassy of your country for more information.