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Motorcycle tour Japan, Ride The Dragon Route

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$3,365.57

Duration:

7 Days

Language:
Guide:

Yes

Difficulty: Easy
Support vehicle: Yes
Minimum participants: 6

* In case the minimum number of participants is not reached, the tour can be cancelled or extra charges applied

Itinerary Motorcycle tour Japan, Ride The Dragon Route

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!

Itinerary Swipe

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Day 1 Nagoya - Nagoya

Day 1 Motorcycle tour Japan, Ride The Dragon Route

On the day before our departure, our tour guides will hold a brief meeting time to let you enjoy your tour in Japan in with security and fun. They will explain you Japan's riding rules, peculiarity, Japanese culture and of course your tour schedule in detail.

Day 2 Ishikawa

Day 2 Motorcycle tour Japan, Ride The Dragon Route

After the first briefing and some kilometers on the road, we will visit the Nagoya Castle、built in the beginning of the Edo Period and one of the most popular castles in Japan. We will then move to Atsuta Shrine, ancient structure enshrining the Sun Goddess Amaterasu and store of the the sacred sword Kusanagi, one of the three imperial treasures. At lunch we will have a local delicacy for lunch: Hitsumabushi, Nagoya specialty made of grilled fresh water eel are served over rice. Then we will go to visit the Gifu Castle, conquered by Oda Nobunaga in 1567 to enjoy a wonderful view of the city. We will then move to the hotel and then we will have our welcome dinner.

Day 3 Ishikawa - Nanao

Day 3 Motorcycle tour Japan, Ride The Dragon Route

Today we will ride north to Ishikawa for a beautiful ride into the mountains. Today we will ride north to Ishikawa for a beautiful ride into the mountains. First we will 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. In the evening we will 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. We will then end the day with a delicious dinner at our hotel.

Day 4 Nanao - Himi

Day 4 Motorcycle tour Japan, Ride The Dragon Route

Today we will visit first 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. We will continue to the north to enjoy some extraordinary beach ride on the legendary Chirihama beach, the only beach driveway in Japan. We will then move to the Keta Shrine, Shinto shrine with a history as a holy spot datings back over 2000 years. This shrine enshrines the deity Okuninushi, who is a god of finding true love. We will then end our day into a luxury hot spring resort on the sea.

Day 5 Himi - Hida

Day 5 Motorcycle tour Japan, Ride The Dragon Route

One day riding into all the Noto Peninsula. Today we will start by riding to the east side of the Peninsula to reach Suzu, city located on the cape of the peninsula, with a beautiful view on the sea and a rich history. and culture. We will then move to the Noto Kongo Coast, with its distinctively fringed coast, built by centuries of waves of the Sea of Japan, createing a dramatic astonishing view. We will continue riding up to the north by visiting the Shioyasu wax farm, one of the most ancient wax factories in the country to then have a wonderful ride alongside the Senmaida, a hillside of terraced rice fields along the Sea of Japan with over 2000 small rice fields that must be worked by hand. to see The day will end by riding on the west side of the coast back to the south to reach our hotel in Himi, to enjoy some local seafood while enjoying the view of the sea.

Day 6 Hida - Nagoya

Day 6 Motorcycle tour Japan, Ride The Dragon Route

Today we will start riding along Toyama prefecture’s coast until we reach the Himi Banya fish market to take a look at the original Japanese fish delicatessen. We will then ride to the south to the World Heritage site of Shirakawago,with their traditional gassho-zukuri farmhouses, some of which are more than 250 years old. We will continue riding through the mountain roads to reach Takayama city. Located in Gifu prefecture, Takayama is notable for the perfect conditions of the Edo period ancient part of the city, which contribute in creating a gorgeous nostalgic atmosphere. Intresting is the Kusakabe Mingeikan (one of the most ancient building in Takayama) and the Takayama Hachimangu Shrine. We then will arrive at our hotel in Hida to enjoy the atmosphere of a typical Japanese style accommodation.

Day 7 Nagoya - Nagoya

Day 7 Motorcycle tour Japan, Ride The Dragon Route

Our last day we will ride on the Seseragi road, heading back to Nagoya along the Japanese Alps. We will stop at Seki, famous in in the country for being the base city for most of Japan’s cutlery industry. Here we will enjoy a katana performance and we will then have a unique visit into the laboratory to take a look at an authentic katana laboratory at work. We will then return to the shop to return our vehicles. At night we will have our final dinner where we will cheer to our next adventure together.

Day 8 Nagoya -

Day 8 Motorcycle tour Japan, Ride The Dragon Route

Fly home!

What's Included

BMW R 1200 GS

BMW R 1200 GS

Supplement price: $659.92

Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Classic

Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Classic

Supplement price: $870.32

Ducati Scrambler 400

Ducati Scrambler 400

Supplement price: $210.41

BMW F 750 GS

BMW F 750 GS

Supplement price: $373.00

Suzuki V Strom 250

Suzuki V Strom 250

Supplement price: $0.00

BMW F 850 GS

BMW F 850 GS

Supplement price: $487.76

pre-tour stay arrangement
$95.64
after-tour stay arrangement
$95.64
Guide
Support Vehicle
Basic insurance
Breakfast
Dinner
Hotel
Local taxes
Maps & Roadbook
Mechanic
Motorcycle rental
Parking
Alcoholic beverages
Damage deposit
Enduro body protection kit
Extreme cold protection kit
Ferrys
Flights
Lunch
Motorcycle return to origin
National parks tickets
Non-Alcoholic beverages water-coffee
On route snacks
Petrol & oil
Photo-video souvenir
Spare motorcycle
Tips
Transfers
Visas
Early cancellation costs
Cancellations made 7 days before the reservation 100%
Cancellations made 15 days before the reservation 100%
Cancellations made 30 days before the reservation 100%
Cancellations made 60 days before the reservation 100%

Important notice, in case of cancellation:
The flight tickets, supplements and optional services subscribed in this tour regardless of the basic program, are subject to 100% of early cancellation costs.


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Available motorcycles:

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  • BMW F 750 GS
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