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To the Samourais’ land


15 days
– 13 nights


1700 km


13 bkf
– 10 meals


11 days


Starting from 4328 € / pers


To the Samourais’ land

Presentation and highlights

Among the few geographic divisions that make up the Japanese archipelago, Kanto, Chubu, and Kansai are undoubtedly the ones that have shaped its history and continue to enrich the country today. Bridging traditions and modernity, this circuit offers a total cultural immersion, inviting you to explore its popular wonders and secrets along routes exclusively selected for bikers.

  • The ride across the 'Rainbow Bridge' in Tokyo
  • The stroll through the heart of Okunoin Cemetery
  • A free day in the heart of the megalopolis
  • Traditional Japanese accommodations
  • The magic of the Byodo-In Temple
  • Kyoto, its historic districts, and its geishas
  • The crossing of tea fields and views of Mount Fuji
  • The legendary Japanese courtesy

Extracts from the program

Day 2
Day 4
Day 6
Day 8
Day 10
Day 12
Day 14
DAY 2 – 
Boarding, overnight on board. Welcome at the airport, transfer to the hotel, check-in. Here we are, in the heart of Tokyo. For the remaining time of the day, we let ourselves be overwhelmed, with curiosity, by the bustling life of the Tokyoites. The popular district of Asakusa and its Sensoji Temple will immerse us in the popular Japan.
DAY 4 – 
 – 4h30
This morning, we saddle up for Mount Fuji and exceptional views if the weather conditions are in our favor. The slopes of the eternal volcano and the crossing of the tea fields leave a lasting impression of fabulous memories. We continue our journey along the Sugura Bay towards Shizuoka. This city represents the central hub of the Sencha tea market in Japan. We arrive at our destination on the Atsumi Peninsula by the end of the day.
DAY 6 – 
 – 4h30
Terraced rice fields and, above all, beautiful roads lead us to our arrival at Koya San. This sacred place and cradle of Shingon Buddhism is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is home to nearly 120 temples and monasteries as well as a vast forest of ancient cryptomeria trees. It houses the Okuno-in, a cemetery with over 200,000 tombstones of samurai, dignitaries, and ordinary people. Our day will end in a Shukubo with the monks, where we will share a dinner according to their rites and traditions.
DAY 8 – 
 – 3h30
Departure for what was in the 12th century the cradle of Ninjutsu. We will stop for lunch near Uji. This small town is home to another great symbol in Japan, the Byodo-In. It is a Buddhist temple from the 11th century listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The day will end in the heart of beautiful Kyoto to enjoy Japanese hospitality and its culinary wonders.
DAY 10 – 
 – 4h15
We will leave Kyoto heading towards Lake Biwa and its shores. Our destination is Hikone and its castle. Built during the Edo period between 1603 and 1622, it is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site and represents a strong symbol of the Japanese feudal system. We will visit the castle, its museum, and have lunch. Then, we continue our journey towards Mount Ibuki and its winding roads. We will arrive in Gifu by late afternoon, a city known in Japan for cormorant fishing.
DAY 12 – 
 – 4h15
On our final day, we will ride towards KosuFarm through beautiful mountain roads, eventually arriving in Tomioka. This small town is home to a historic silk mill and silk culture center. It symbolizes the beginning of Japan's industrialization and was the result of collaboration between France and Japan in the late 19th century. Today, the silk mill is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We will explore and take a guided tour. Then, we will return to the outskirts of Tokyo by nightfall.
DAY 14 – 
 – 1h30
Motorcycle returns will take place in the morning. A metro pass will be provided for you to freely explore the capital and its famous districts such as the incredible Shibuya, where the crowds are astonishing, Shinjuku, a hub of skyscrapers, Harajuku, the temple of fashion and Japanese youth, Kagurazaka with its French quarter, and many other places depending on your desires. For our final dinner, we will board a yakatabune for a 3-hour cruise along Tokyo Bay. Departure for Paris at the end of the day 14.


Road trip itinerary : 1700 km

Our packages

Starting at 4328 € / PERSON


We reserve the plane ticket, motorbike and accommodation. At your own pace, you organize your day.

Starting at 5685 € / PERSON


We take care of your plane ticket, your motorcycle, your accommodation, your luggage and in the company of our guide, you enjoy every moment of the trip.

Prices & practical information

Group packages only

The price includes

  • Departure from Paris includes round-trip regular flights and all taxes.
  • Airport reception and transfers.
  • Accommodation in standard and superior categories, based on double occupancy.
  • The specified meals and all local taxes.
  • Sightseeing, tolls, ferries, and parking fees are included, except during free time.
  • A transport pass for the free day in Tokyo.
  • The rental of a category 1 motorcycle for the specified duration.
  • The administrative procedures for obtaining the Japanese driving license.
  • Unlimited mileage, fuel, and luggage transportation.
  • Supervision by a local French-speaking motorcyclist.
  • Mechanical assistance and comprehensive motorcycle insurance.
  • A travel booklet provided 6 weeks before your departure.

All packages

The price does not include

  • The administrative fees for the stay.
  • Meals and beverages not included (~ lunch 1000 ¥, dinner 1500 ¥).
  • Payment of all or part of the deductible in case of damages.
  • Additional equipment for the rider or passenger.
  • Personal expenses during breaks and free time.
  • Traffic violations and baggage weight supplements.
  • Cancellation and travel insurance, which are offered as an option.
  • Anything not explicitly stated in "the price includes".

Optimize your safety and comfort

Options & insurance

Bike CAT 1 (-1000CC) CAT 2 (+1000CC)
Couple 0 € 435 €
Single 844 € 1520 €
Single room 1485 €
Cancellation insurance 3.0 %
Multi-risk insurance 4.5 %

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Registration conditions


On request and under feasibility conditions, participants registering alone can group to avoid the single room supplement.


For foreign citizens (No French), please refer to the authorities of your country for more information.


The prices are applicable on the date of publication of the catalogue, for this season. They are revisable according to the regulations in force. Air Moto Tours reserves the right to cancel the trip or submit for approval, a possible fare adjustment if the minimum number of participants is not reached.

Subject to availability at time of booking

Motorcycles available on this tour

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