• In the heart of japaneses Alps

    In the heart of japaneses Alps

  • In the heart of japaneses Alps

Duration

13 days - 11 nights

Distance

1 550 km

Meal

11 bkf, 10 meals

Riding

9 days

Price

price from 3 801,00 € /pers

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In the heart of japaneses Alps

Cradle of the 1988 Olympic Games, located at the heart of Japan, between the sea, Kansai and Kanto rise the Japanese Alps which highest peaks reaching over 3000 meters. Take a walk in villages with thatched roofs, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site and discover Japanese's cultural, artistic wealths. The roads which are going to take you there will fill with enthusiasm.
                                      

PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS

Visiting Matsumoto castle and the surrounding area

Exploring the villages of Shirakawa and Gokayama

Staying in traditional Japanese lodgings

Riding a series of impressive bends

Visiting the impressive Tôshô-gû in Nikko

Crossing the Japanese Alps

Enjoying a free day in the heart of the megalopolis

Experiencing an evening meal in traditional Japanese attire

PROGRAMME EXTRACT

13 days

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Days 1 & 2

TOKYO

Leaving Paris at midday. Enjoy 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 neighbourhood 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.

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Day 3

SUWA

230 km

Load luggage and pick up motorcycles mid-morning. After a quick briefing, you will experience riding through the world's largest megalopolis for the very first time. The first leg of your journey will take you to a Bonsai tree nursery and the working-class neighbourhoods of Kawagoe.
Free time to enjoy lunch before making your way to your night stopover along mountain roads. Enjoy your evening at the ryokan where you will attend the evening meal wearing a yukata and relax in the hot springs.

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Day 5

KANAZAWA

125 km

Spend a fantastic day exploring the scenic villages of Shirakawa and Suganuma, both listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites. These exceptional villages are home to unique Gassho-style houses that fit seamlessly into their natural and traditional setting and have been adapted to cater to today's socio-economic needs. Free time to enjoy lunch.
In the early afternoon, leave for Kanazawa, your next evening stopover. Visit the gold leaf museum and walk around the Higashi Chaya-gai neighbourhood, a geisha district. Free time to enjoy an evening diner and the nightlife.

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Day 7

NANAO

200 km - 4h00

Make your way to the coastline of the Sea of Japan on the Noto Peninsula. The first stop-off will give you a change to visit one of the oldest Shinto shrines devoted to the divinity Ôkuninushi, the god of nation-building, farming, business, and medicine. Have lunch with the group.
You will then visit a lacquerware workshop where typical Japanese objects are painted. Make your way to your lodgings where you will be able to enjoy the finesse of Japanese cuisine and the comfort of a ryokan.

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Day 8

HAKUBA

205 km

Enjoy a local breakfast. The morning's ride will take you to Toyama Bay, one of Japan's prime fishing spots. Stop-off at a fish market and soak up the atmosphere. Since the day started out with a focus on the sea, make your way over to Kaiwomaru Park with its quaint neighbourhoods nestled in Toyama Bay and enjoy freely a lunch.
Get back on your track and continuing your journey towards the mountain ranges of Nagano. Spend the evening enjoying a Japanese-style barbecue in the heart of the Japanese Alps.

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Day 10

NIKKO

210 km - 4h20

It's called the "RomanticHighway". This road lives up to its name and we will cover for nearly 110 km. Stop for a short stroll in Kusatsu, a onsen hotspot, then we will head to Nikko National Park in the heart of ancient volcanoes. Lunch stop on the shores of Lake Chūzenji to enjoy the views that make the place famous. We reach our accommodation in Nikko via a rather surprising road.

WHOLE PROGRAMME AVAILABLE ON REQUEST

Road-book

1 550 km

Price & Practical information

price from 3 801,00 € /pers

PRICE INCLUDES

Only Group package

From Paris, return flights on regular airline & airport taxes,

Reception at the airport and all transfers,

Accommodation in standard or higher quality lodgings based on two people sharing,

All local taxes and meals according to the detailed programme,

Visits, tolls and ferry crossings provided for in the programme,

Metro day pass for the last day of free time spent exploring Tokyo,

Administrative formalities for the pilote's driving license in Japan,

Rental of a motorcycle in category 1 and unlimited mileage,

Expected fuel and a fully comprehensive motorcycle insurance,

A French/Japanese-speaking motorcyclist attendant,

Transportation of luggage and mechanical assistance,

A road book delivered before departure.

 

PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE

All packages

Cost of administrative formalities for entering Japan,

Transport to the point of departure,

Meals not included in the programme (lunch ~ ¥1,000 & dinner ~ ¥1,500),

Payment of all or part of the excess in the event of the motorcycle getting damaged,

Rental of additional equipment for the bike and the rider(s),

Comprehensive, cancellation, repatriation, medical assistance & third-party insurances,

Personal expenses, travel-related costs during evening free time,

Drinks are not covered in the programme,

Luggage weight excess & everything is not listed in the programme,

Driving offences.

OUR FORMULAS

FREEDOM RIDE from 3 801 /pers.
We reserve YOUR FLIGHT TICKET, BOOK THE BIKE and ACCOMMODATIONS. TO YOUR OWN RHYTHM, MANAGE YOUR DAY.
GROUP from 4 885 € /pers.
WE CARE FOR YOUR FLIGHT TICKET, YOUR BIKE, YOUR ACCOMMODATIONS, YOUR LUGGAGE AND WITH OUR ATTENDANT, YOU JUST NEED TO ENJOY EVERY MOMENT OF THIS TRIP.

EXTRAS & TRAVEL INSURANCES

BikeCat 1Cat 2Single room987 €
CoupleNone406 €Cancellation insurance2,5%
Single770 €1 305 €Extended insurance3,5%

REGISTRATION CONDITIONS

                  

Formalities: For foreign citizens (No French), please refer to the authorities of your country for more information.

Access: Unless otherwise provided, participants must be over 25 years of age and be the holder of a valid driving license for over three years.

Accommodation: If available and unless an explicit request is made, participants registering alone may share a twin room in order to avoid having to pay an additional charge for a single room.

Price validity: The prices are applicable at brochure's publication and for the coming season. They may be revised according to the regulation in force. Air Moto Tours reserves the right to cancel the tour or request approval from the customers to readjust the variable cost if the number of participants on the tour should not be reached (see brochure).

Payment conditions: 30% down payment of the total amount of the service per person - Balance to be settled 45 days prior to departure.

                    

GeNERAL Terms

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Subject to availability - Possible evolution without notice

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