• Kuyshu, my lovely paradise

    Kuyshu, my lovely paradise

  • Kuyshu, my lovely paradise

Duration

16 days - 14 nights

Distance

1 700 km

Meal

13 bkf, 12 meals

Riding

13 days

Price

price from 4 423,00 € /pers

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Kuyshu, my lovely paradise

                                                                 
South of the Japanese archipelago is located Kyushu, the gateway to economic and cultural exchanges with neighboring countries. As much it attracts few tourists, as much with its palm trees, its beaches and vast volcanic spaces, this Japanese Riviera is endearing. You are just curious about Japanese culture, without having to fear crowd, you like natural spaces and beautiful traffic less scenic roads; this tour will enchant you.
                                                       

PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS

The steamy Beppu and its "hot spring of hell"

Many scenic routes

A slide of peace and meditation at Nagasaki

Volcanic & natural parks

Riding around Mount Aso's caldera

The old samurai residences

Traditional Japanese accommodations

The legendary Japanese courtesy & etiquette

EXTRAIT DU PROGRAMME

16 jours

Fukuoka, motorcycle road trip on Kyushu with Air Moto Tours

Days 1 & 2

FUKUOKA

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Living Paris, dinner, night and breakfast on board. Short stopover in Asia. Arrival the next day, welcome, transfer and rooms check-in. Fukuoka is a beautiful city and living there is very pleasant. We have until next day to discover some secrets of this city. Taking into account motorcycles, in day 3, after a great night's sleep. Get some instructions about left hand driving in this unknown place will be appreciated.

Beppu hell, motorcycle road trip on Kyushu with Air Moto Tours

Day 4

BEPPU

170 km - 3h30

In the early morning, we start our ride in destination of Beppu and for sure, we will leave on side, highways. At the beginning of the afternoon, we will reach our stopover in Beppu. There, everywhere we can notice the smells of sulfur and see many chimneys of steam that rise to the sky. Impossible to miss Beppu’s hell, name given to the eight sources of hot, spectacular and colorful sources, at nearly 85 ° C.

Miazaka, motorcycle road trip on Kyushu with Air Moto Tours

Day 6

MIAZAKA

230 km - 4h45

We leave the volcanoes, for Takachiho and its great remains left by the lava flows. Eroded over time by the "Gokase river", the pyroclastic flows have turned into deep narrow gorges where lush vegetation grows. We have there a bit god time and fun. In the evening, lets treat ourselves to the luxury of a stopover at Miyazaki's Riviera which displays its palm trees with respect.

Kogashima, motorcycle road trip on Kyushu with Air Moto Tours

Day 8

KAGOSHIMA

120 km - 3h00

Once again, we will switch between mountain and sea. We head for Kagoshima, the largest southernmost city of Kyushu. For its sunshine and its proximity to the Sakurajima volcano which lets fumes escape along the day, this city is often called, the “Eastern Naples”. This ancient feudal city is also imprint by the last samurai Takamori Saigo in the history of Japan. We can't miss the district in which he lived, only 150 years ago.

Shimoshima, Tomioka Castle, motorcycle road trip on Kyushu with Air Moto Tours

Day 10

SHIMOSHIMA

180 km - 4h00

To begin our return to the north, we will drive through the Satsuma area, place where traditional ceramics have been produced for over 400 years. This ceramic, usually, is made with eggshells colors and dark patterns. Place where will have lunch, marks the border between the main island and several islands and peninsulas that we will cross over the next 3 days. Symbolically Shimoshima Island is home of Japanese Christians

Nagasaki Dejima, motorcycle road trip on Kyushu with Air Moto Tours

Day 12

NAGASAKI

100 km - 2h30

At sun rise, we discover some of the captivating places where sulphurous waters and huge steam escape from the bowels of the earth. Amazing views, do not miss it. We are leaving "the hell of Unzen" for Nagasaki. Like Hiroshima, this city represents a tremendous hope and fight for peace in the world. Western spirit, touching, magical, dazzling, so many qualifiers that encourage travelers to extend their stopover in this charming city.

Saga, motorcycle road trip on Kyushu with Air Moto Tours

Jour 14

SAGA

150 km - 4h30

We continue on a few coastal roads before marking, in the morning, a break in the japanese capital of luxury ceramics. According to the annual and local events programming, the International Saga balloon festival should bring us much fun for the rest of our day. Close to Fukuoka, we spend our stop in the last ryokan.

Eva Air, motorcycle road trip on Kyushu with Air Moto Tours

Day 16

PARIS

Last day, last meal, last drink, last expenses, this tour comes unfortunately to end. Flight for a stopover somewhere in Asia and back to Paris, the same day in the evening. Extended journey can be considered in Tokyo.

WHOLE PROGRAMME AVAILABLE ON REQUEST

Road-book

1 700 km

Price & Practical information

price from 4 423,00 € /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 pass for the last day of free time spent exploring Fukuoka,

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 4 423 € /pers.
We reserve YOUR FLIGHT TICKET, BOOK THE BIKE and ACCOMMODATIONS. TO YOUR OWN RHYTHM, MANAGE YOUR DAY.
GROUP from 5 839 € /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 room1 266 €
CoupleNone   485 €Cancellation insurance2,5%
Single991 €1 650 €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

Available motorcycles

Subject to availability - Possible evolution without notice

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