• To the Samourais' land | With Air Moto Tours

    To the Samourais' land

  • To the Samourais' land | With Air Moto Tours

Duration

15 days - 12 nights

Distance

1 700 km

Meal

12 bkf, 10 meals

Riding

11 days

Price

price from 3 845,00 € /pers

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To the Samourais' land

                  
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.
      

PROGRAMME HILIGHTS

Riding over Tokyo's Rainbow Bridge

Exploring the historic centre of Kyoto on foot

Enjoying a free day in the heart of the megalopolis

Experiencing an evening meal in traditional Japanese attire

Tea plantations and taking in a view of Mount Fuji

Walking around Okunoin mausoleum

Experiencing the legendary Japanese etiquette

Enjoying Japan's highly refined cuisine

PROGRAMME EXTRACT

15 days

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Days 1 & 2

PARIS - TOKYO

--- km / -h--

Leaving 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.

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Day 4

TAHARA

240 km - 4h30

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.

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Day 6

KOYA SAN

210 km - 4h30

Rice paddy and especially beautiful roads until our arrival in Koya San. 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.

Kyoto, motorcycle road trip to Japan with Air Moto Tours

Day 8

KYOTO

110 km - 3h30

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.

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Day 10

GIFU

180 km - 4h15

Make your way along the stunning mountain road with breath taking views of Kyoto to reach Hikone castle. Constructed at Edo time between 1603 and 1622, the palace is part of Unesco World Heritage and represents a strong symbol of the feudal Japanese system. Have lunch with the group. Visit the castle and surrounding area before heading towards your next evening stopover in Gifu. Free time to enjoy an evening diner and the nightlife in the city.

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Day 12

KAWAGOE

200 km - 4h15

This last day will lead us to KosuFarm through the beautiful mountain roads to finally arrive in Tomioka. This quaint village is home to a former silk mill complex which came about thanks to a business collaboration between France and Japan at the end of the 19th century. It is now listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Discovery and guided tour. Return to the suburbs near Tokyo for nightfall.

Tokyo, motorcycle road trip to Japan with Air Moto Tours

Days 13 & 14

TOKYO

80 km / 1h30

Motorcycles drop off during the morning. A metro pass will be given to you so that you can get about on the Tokyo Metro and explore the places you want to see in famous areas such as the incredible Shibuya, Shinjuku, the Mecca of skyscrapers, Harajuku the temple of fashion and Japanese youth, Kagurazaka and its French Quarter or many other places still desirable. For our last dinner, we board a yakatabune for a 3-hour ride along Tokyo Bay. Departure for Paris at the end of the day 14.

WHOLE PROGRAMME AVAILABLE ON REQUEST

Road-book

1 700 km

Price & Practical information

price from 3 845,00 € /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 3 845 € /pers.
We reserve YOUR FLIGHT TICKET, BOOK THE BIKE and ACCOMMODATIONS. TO YOUR OWN RHYTHM, MANAGE YOUR DAY.
GROUP from 5 372 € /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 022 €
CoupleNone   464 €Cancellation insurance2,5%
Single942 €1 640 €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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