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Can you imagine? Riding through Japan on a rising dragon shaped road, passing through several of the most fascinating places in all Japan. The world heritage Shirakawa-go and its steep thatched roofs, resembling the hands of a Buddhist monk in pray. The gorgeous Noto Peninsula, stage of the legendary Genpei War, with its gorgeous coastal scenery and the luxurious Wakura Onsen. And then, the dream road no one can ever imagine: Chirihama! The only one riding beach in all Japan! Going on the motorcycle of your dreams, enjoying the energizing sensation of the bright blue see at less than one foot from your tire. A unique riding experience you will never forget!

?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 Room 

P-3

$3,975.00

P-4

$4,275.00

P-5

$4,509.00

P-6

$4,685.00

P-7

$4,935.00

P-8

$5,235.00

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).

Motorcycles Available For This Tour

P-3

P-4

P-5

P-6

P-7

P-8

V Strom250
Ninja250
XMAX

BOLT R
MT-09
NC750X
CB400SF
Ninja400

CB1300SB
CRF1000L
F750GS
TRACER 900
x-ADV

CRF1000L ADV Sports

R1200GS

 

 Add Passenger / Prices From 

Motorcycle

Total Price for two riders in twin room 

P-3

$5,139.00

P-4

$5,439.00

P-5

$5,675.00

P-6

$5,849.00

P-7

$6,105.00

P-8

$6,405.00

Optional Extras / Prices From [Per Person]

Option [Reservation Required]

Price Per Person

5 Days Pannier Case Hire

$65.00

5 Days Helmet Hire

$35.00

5 Days Gloves Hire

$12.00

5 Days Touring Net Hire

$9.00

?Costing may vary depending on the exchange rate, the final rate will be confirmed at time of booking confirmation.
?Additional fees apply for travel during Japanese National Holiday periods.

B: Breakfast | L: Lunch | D: Dinner
Nagoya ? Gifu

Day 1

Nagoya ? Gifu

Today you will ride from Nagoya to Gifu. After an initial briefing and some kilometres on the road, you will visit the Nagoya Castle - built at the beginning of the Edo Period and one of the most popular castles in Japan. Your route will then take you to Atsuta Shrine, an ancient structure enshrining the Sun Goddess Amaterasu and the store of the sacred sword Kusanagi, one of the three imperial treasures. For lunch, riders will have the option of purchasing a local delicacy: Hitsumabushi, Nagoya specialty made of grilled freshwater eel are served over rice. Riding onward to Gifu, tour members will have the chance to visit Gifu Castle, conquered by Oda Nobunaga in 1567 to enjoy a wonderful view of the city. In the evening, relax at your hotel and refresh for the ride tomorrow.

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Gifu ? Ishikawa

Day 2

Gifu ? Ishikawa

Today you will ride from Gifu to Ishikawa. Travelling north to Ishikawa for a beautiful ride into the mountains, you will have the option to first stop at Natadera temple. Founded in 717 by a Buddhist monk who visited nearby Mount Hakusan, the large temple grounds feature multiple buildings, a pond garden and a characteristic rock face with handcut meditation caves and steps carved into the cliffside. Later in the day, as you travel onward, riders will have the option to purchase entry and visit the Japan Automobile Museum. Established in 1978 by Shoso Maeda, popular entrepreneur, with the aim to display his personal collection of cars, including some historically iconic Japan's commercial vehicles, but also ordinary vehicles, embodying the authenticity of the ordinary life Japan in the last years. In the evening, relax at your hotel and refresh for the ride tomorrow. 

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Meals: Breakfast

Ishikawa ? Nanao

Day 3

Ishikawa ? Nanao

Today you will ride from Ishikawa to Nanao (Noto Peninsula). This morning, pay an optional visit to Kenrokuen, which is justifiably classified as one of Japan's "three most beautiful landscape gardens". Opened to the public in 1871, Kenrokuen features a variety of flowering trees, giving the garden a different look in each season. Later, you will continue riding to the north to enjoy an extraordinary beach ride on the legendary Chirihama beach, the only beach driveway in Japan. Riders have the option to stop at Keta Shrine, a Shinto shrine with a history as a holy spot dating back over 2000 years. This shrine enshrines the deity Okuninushi, who is a god of finding true love. You will end your day relaxing at a hot spring resort on the sea.

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Meals: Breakfast & Dinner 

Nanao ? Takayama

Day 4

Nanao ? Takayama

Today you will ride from Nanao (Noto Peninsula) to Takayama. Start the day riding along the coast of Toyama prefecture until you reach the Himi Banya fish market. Riders who choose to do so have the option of strolling through to take a look at an original Japanese fish delicatessen. You will then ride south to the World Heritage site of Shirakawago, famous for its traditional gassho-zukuri farmhouses, some of which are more than 250 years old. The architectural style developed over many generations and is designed to withstand the large amounts of heavy snow that falls in the region during winter. After Shirakawago you will continue riding through the mountain roads to reach Takayama city. Located in Gifu prefecture, notable for the perfect conditions of the Edo period ancient parts of the city, which contribute to creating a gorgeous nostalgic atmosphere.

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Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Takayama ? Nagoya [B]

Day 5

Takayama ? Nagoya [B]

Today you will ride from Takayama back to Nagoya. For your last day you will ride on the Seseragi road, heading back to Nagoya along the Japanese Alps. Including an optional stop at Seki, famous in the country for being the base city for most of Japan’s cutlery industry. "Never break, never bend, cut well" is the reputation of Seki swords that is well known all over Japan. Today the products  are a combination of tradition and modern technology - ranging from kitchen knives to nail clippers. In Seki, riders have the option of taking in a katana performance, experiencing Japan's traditional activities (reservation is required in advance) or just having a look around the Cutlery Museum and factory shop. You will then heading to Nagoya to return your vehicle, ready for your next Japanese adventure.

Meals: Breakfast

  1. Hotels [4 nights accommodation]
  2. Meals [4 Breakfasts + 2 Dinners]
  3. Vehicle Rental price (with top case)
  4. Insurance Collision damage waiver
  5. ETC card & Route guide & 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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