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An adventure perfect for real DUCATISTI! A dream travel route, to be lived riding on dream vehicles like DUCATI. Discover the dramatic Sanriku coastride and the legendary beauty of Sendai, the unique Chirihama beach and the beautiful Japanese Alps, all starting from Mount Fuji - the symbol of the Land of the Raising Sun. 

Please Note: 
※Spring to Autumn Riding Season
※Prices are land only and do not include airfares.
※Itinerary is subject to availability. Seasonal surcharges apply.
※Schedule/route may be subject to change without notice due to weather condition, volcanic activity, the status of facility restoration work, etc.

Motorcycle Upgrades / Prices From [Per Person]

Motorcycle

Price Per Person / Single Rider in Single Room

P-4

$9,335.00

P-5

$9,935.00

P-6

$10,535.00

P-7

$11,305.00

Please Note
※Daily lunches, dinners and entrance to cultural sites and experiences are not included. An average lunch is 1,500 yen per person (about 25NZD), and cultural sites and experience entry fees range from 0 to 800 yen per person (20NZD).
※Toll fees and private toll road costs vary depending on the route, number of days, weather conditions, etc and are not included in tour pricing. As a general estimate of additional costs, toll roads are an average of 30 yen per km (0.59NZD), or approximately a base rate of 800 yen/day (20NZD).

Add Passenger / Prices From 

Motorcycle

Total Price / Two Riders in Twin Room Share

P-4

$13,755.00

P-5

$14,355.00

P-6

$14,949.00

P-7

$15,725.00

Optional Extras / Prices From [Per Person]

Option [Reservation Required]

Price Per Person

14 Days Helmet Hire

$65.00

14 Days Gloves Hire

$29.00

14 Days Touring Net Hire

$25.00

※Costing may vary depending on the exchange rate, the final rate will be confirmed at time of booking confirmation.

※Hotel upgrade + additional pre/post-stay nights available to arrange for an additional fee. 

B: Breakfast | L: Lunch | D: Dinner
Ducati Tomei Yokohama → Oshino Hakkai → Gora → Hakone

Day 1

Ducati Tomei Yokohama → Oshino Hakkai → Gora → Hakone

Today you will ride from the Tomei Yokohama Ducati Store to Hakone, stopping along the way at Oshino Hakkai, a small village located in the Fuji Five Lake region and a place of authentic traditional Japanese architecture, with eight incredible ponds of extraordinarily clear water. Riding the Ashinoko Skyline, one of the most popular winding roads in Japan, you will also have the option of stopping to enjoy the art of Yosegi Zaiku, a Hakone area local and traditional wood handicraft technic. In the evening, relax at your hotel, refuelling yourself for your ride tomorrow.

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Hakone → Amagi → Dogashima

Day 2

Hakone → Amagi → Dogashima

Today you will ride from the Owakudani Valley to Dogashima, traversing an active volcanic zone valley full of hot springs, hot rivers and sulphurous fumes and where, on clear days, a view of Mount Fuji can be enjoyed in all it's glory. You may choose to stop for lunch, and purchase your own bowl of Unatoro Don, a dish typical of this area and comprising Japanese eel served with grated yam on a bowl full of white rice. In the afternoon, you'll ride the Kawazu Nanadaru Loop Bridge, one of the most famous and spectacular bridges in the world. In the evening, relax and enjoy time at leisure at your hotel.

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Meals: Breakfast

Dogashima → Nishi-Izu → Fuji → Kawaguchi Lake

Day 3

Dogashima → Nishi-Izu → Fuji → Kawaguchi Lake

Today you will ride from the Nishi-Izu Skyline, one of the most popular and most beautiful winding roads in Japan, to the Kawaguchi Lake area. You may choose to stop for lunch at the Maruten Fish Market in the Numazu Port area, where you'll have the opportunity to purchase and try your own local delicacy dish. After lunch, the ride will take you onward to the Mount Fuji area, and a real ranch! Should tour members choose to stop here, you will have the opportunity to purchase entry into a selection of activities - from classic farm animal feeding, or horseback riding, or even a dairy farm and butter making experience!  Riding onward to Kawaguchi, spend the evening relaxing at your hotel.

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Meals: Breakfast

Kawaguchi Lake → Fuji Five Lakes → Japanese Alps → Takayama

Day 4

Kawaguchi Lake → Fuji Five Lakes → Japanese Alps → Takayama

Today you will cross the Lake Kawaguchi area and ride to Takayama. Lake Kawaguchi, the second largest between the Fuji Five Lakes and located in Yamanashi Prefecture, was generated by Mount Fuji area volcanic activity. Your ride through this area, and into the Japanese Alps will allow you ample opportunity to enjoy the majestic beauty of Japan's nature and scenery. Your end point, Takayama, is a popular city reminiscent of the Edo-period. Enjoy sightseeing at leisure in the city before retiring for the night at your hotel.

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Meals: Breakfast

Free day in Takayama

Day 5

Free day in Takayama

Today you have the opportunity to take a break from riding and enjoy a timeout on a day totally free at your leisure in and around Takayama. Notable for its old worldly charm, the city still boasts ancient private houses, restaurants and a sake brewery, each of which contribute to its gorgeous nostalgic atmosphere. 

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Meals: Breakfast

Takayama → Shirakawa-Go → Chirihama → Nanao → Noto Peninsula

Day 6

Takayama → Shirakawa-Go → Chirihama → Nanao → Noto Peninsula

Today you will set off riding from Takayama to the Noto Peninsula, travelling through one of the most popular attractions in Japan: Shirakawa go village. A UNESCO world heritage site since 1995, it is one of the most popular architectural sites in Japan and is a large temple complex, consisting of more than 70 buildings connected by covered walkways and covering about a 330,000 ㎡ area. A ride along Chirihama Beach Drive will follow. This eight kilometre stretch of beach along the Sea of Japan that is open to private vehicles, allowing people to take a short ride right along the water's edge - a ride experience definitely to be tried once in a lifetime! After your Chirihama Beach experience, make your way onwards to your hotel for the night.

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Meals: Breakfast

Noto Peninsula → Jigoku-dani → Kusatsu

Day 7

Noto Peninsula → Jigoku-dani → Kusatsu

Today, ride from the Noto Peninsula through to Kusatsu in Gunma Prefecture, one of the three most popular hot spring areas in Japan. Along the way you will pass through the Jigoku-dani hot spring area, whose name literally means “hell valley" and which displays hot steam vents, sulphurous streams and other volcanic activity, making for the ultimate powerful view to be enjoyed on two wheels. Another focal point of this area is Oyonuma, a sulphurous pond with a surface temperature of 50 degrees and a smaller, even hotter, mud pond nearby. Relax tonight at your hotel in preparation for more riding tomorrow.

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Meals: Breakfast

Kusatsu → Mount Haruna → Chuzenji Lake → Nikko

Day 8

Kusatsu → Mount Haruna → Chuzenji Lake → Nikko

Today, you will ride from Mount Haruna, a 1449 meter dormant volcano - part of the “Three Famous Mountains of Gunma” and a popular hot spring area, to Nikko, one of the most culturally rich areas in Japan. Take in sights such as Mount Haruna's caldera, and its cone-shaped projection called Haruna Fuji, due to its resemblance to Mount Fuji. Also witness Mount Akagi, part two of the “Jomo-Sanzan”, and the beautiful crater lake Onuma Lake. Enjoy time at leisure in and around your hotel in Nikko.

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Meals: Breakfast

Nikko Free Day

Day 9

Nikko Free Day

Today, take advantage of a break in riding to enjoy the beauty of the Nikko area and spend the day sightseeing at your own leisure. Be sure not to miss Chuzenji Lake, created by Mount Nantai, Nikko’s sacred volcano about 20,000 years ago. Ancient sites including the Nikko Toshoku Temple, and natural wonders such as Kegon Waterfalls are also recommended for those interested. For those who like shopping there is also the Nasu Garden Outlet, one of the biggest shopping outlets in Japan.

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Meals: Breakfast

Nikko → Kirifugi Kogen → Ojikawa River → Bandai Azuma → Hibara Lake

Day 10

Nikko → Kirifugi Kogen → Ojikawa River → Bandai Azuma → Hibara Lake

Today, get back on your bike, riding from Nikko to Hibara Lake. Pass through Kirifuri Kogen, via its mountain roads, extending through some of the most impressive natural parks in the Nikko area. Riding past the Ikari Lake dams makes for an unforgettable experience, as does the beautiful Azuma-Bandai Goldline, also known as “the road running to the sky”.

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Meals: Breakfast

Hibara Lake → Azuma Skyline → Hiraizumi

Day 11

Hibara Lake → Azuma Skyline → Hiraizumi

Today's ride will take you from Hibara Lake to Hiraizumi. Setting out on the Bandai-Azuma Skyline, one of the most famous and most iconic mountain roads in Japan, you will pass through the Azuma Bandai Mountains, with sightseeing so beautiful and the riding so fun that it is included on the list of the 100 best Japanese riding roads. You will then proceed to the coast, stopping at Matsushima Bay to take in the coast view, with more than 200 little islands and the presence of unique natural beauties as the numerous pine trees and several plants present only in this area. Continue on to Hiraizumi and check into your hotel for the night.

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Meals: Breakfast

Hiraizumi → Kesennuma → Mount Zao

Day 12

Hiraizumi → Kesennuma → Mount Zao

Today's ride will take you from Hiraizumi to Mount Zao. The first stop will be Kesennuma city, a port city rich in nature and famous for shark fishing and shark cuisine. The ride will proceed to Oshima, a little island on the Kesennuma coast accessible by ferry boat. The highlight of the day will no doubt be the visit to Mount Zao, part of a volcanic mountain range extending for two prefectures, producing some of the most acidic hot springs in the world - but at the same time, extremely pure water at the Okama Crater, located close by. In the evening, make your way to your hotel for check in and to relax for the evening.

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Meals: Breakfast

Mount Zao → Aizu Wakamatsu → Motegi

Day 13

Mount Zao → Aizu Wakamatsu → Motegi

Starting from your Mount Zao area hotel today's ride will take you through to Motegi. On the way, you will visit first Yonezawa city, a historic site famous for textile production and reminiscent of the Edo period. Your ride will continue to Aizu Wakamatsu, famous for the beautiful Tsuruga Castle, and the presence of reconstructions of Edo period buildings. Notable are also the tea houses on the Iwashiro Lake. Your arrival point will be your hotel in the Motegi Circuit area.

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Meals: Breakfast

Motegi → Ducati Tomei Yokohama

Day 14

Motegi → Ducati Tomei Yokohama

Starting from the Motegi Circuit area, today's ride will take you back to your point of origin. The main focus of your last day of touring will be a visit to the Twin Ring Motegi circuit, a legendary location in the MotoGP world. Its name is derived from the particular structure of the course, consisting of two circuits: an oval and a road track; a conceptual structure symbolizing the idea of putting people and nature in balance. For this reason, the circuit is constructed in Motegi’s countryside, surrounded by astonishingly beautiful forests changing their colours in each season. For those interested, entry tickets may be purchased otherwise, after one last ride, you will ride back to the store in Yokohama to return your bike. See you on your next Japanese riding adventure!

Meals: Breakfast

  1. Hotels [13 nights accommodation]
  2. Meals [13 Breakfasts]
  3. Vehicle Rental price (with top case)
  4. Insurance Collision damage waiver
  5. ETC card, Route Guide & Road Book, Tour Map & Road Book
  6. Recommended dining, activities and facilities list

Please Note
※Daily lunches, dinners and entrance to cultural sites and experiences are not included. An average lunch is 1,500 yen per person (about 25NZD), and cultural sites and experience entry fees range from 0 to 800 yen per person (20NZD).
※Toll fees and private toll road costs vary depending on the route, number of days, weather conditions, etc and are not included in tour pricing. As a general estimate of additional costs, toll roads are an average of 30 yen per km (0.59NZD), or approximately a base rate of 800 yen/day (20NZD).

※The above itinerary is subject to availability. Costing may vary depending on the exchange rate, the final rate will be confirmed at time of booking confirmation.
※For full terms and conditions, please contact our travel specialists.
※Additional fees apply for travel during Japanese National Holiday periods.
※Hotel upgrade + additional stay nights available for an additional fee.
※Schedule/route may be subject to change without notice due to weather condition, volcanic activity, the status of facility restoration work, etc.

 

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