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Ride The Dragon Route Tour 

Chubu International Airport Departure /5Days/ 4Nights
18A12M01S

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!

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¥149,000~

 

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Tour Facts

Schedule
DAY 1 Nagoya → Atsuta Shrine → Gifu
DAY 2 Nata Temple → Motor Museum
DAY 3 Kenrokuen → Chirihama→ Senmaida
DAY 4 Kanayamachi → Shirakawa-go → Takayama
DAY 5 Gujo-Hachiman → Store
Days 5 days, 4 nights
Store Chubu International Airport
Meal 4 Breakfasts
Hotel Rank ★★★☆☆
Total Distance 936 km
Riding Season Spring, Autumn

Difficult

Sightseeing

food

History culture

Tour content

 Day 1

Nagoya

Cpital city of Aichi Prefecture, Nagoya developed as the castle town of the Owari, one of the three branches of the ruling Tokugawa family during the Edo Period. 
One of the main points of this city is with no doubt the legendary Castle、built in the beginning of the Edo Period as the seat of one of the three branches of the ruling Tokugawa family, the Owari branch.

 

Gifu

Gifu is a large, landlocked prefecture in the center of Honshu in Chubu region. THis perfecture's most notable and famous attractions are Takayama, a beautiful town in the mountains, and Shirakawa-go, a collection of small villages even deeper in the mountains. The prefectural capital Gifu City is famous for cormorant fishing, a traditional fishing method that uses trained cormorants to catch river fish, has been practiced along Nagaragawa River, Gifu's iconic river, for over 1300 years. 

 Day 2

Natadera

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. The temple was founded in 717 by a Buddhist monk who visited nearby Mount Hakusan in search of a goddess believed to reside there. After realizing that the goddess was Kannon, the Buddhist goddess of mercy and compassion, the monk carved a woden image of Kannon, which together with Mount Hakusan remains Natadera's main object of worship today.

 

Motorcar Museum of Japan

Established in 1978 by Shoso Maeda, popular enterpreneur, with the aim to display his personal collection of cars, this musem is based on the concept of "preserve the wisdom of pioneers for the future generations". In this museum there are historically iconic Japan's comercial vehicles and ordinary vehicles showing the autheticity of the ordinary life Japan in the last years.  

 Day 3

Chirihama

An eight kilometer 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. Traffic
runs in both directions, and there is no charge for driving on the beach.


 

Kenrokuen

Kenrokuen, which is justifiably classified as one ofJapan's "three most beautiful landscape gardens". The spacious grounds used to be the outer garden of Kanazawa Castle and were constructed by the ruling Maeda family over a period of nearly two centuries. Opened to the public in 1871, Kenrokuen features a variety of flowering trees which provide the garden with a differen look for each season.

 Day 4

Shirakawa-go

UNESCO world heritage since 1995, it is one of the most popular architectural site in Japan as a wonderful example of gassho-zukuri, an architectural style whose name means "constructed like hands in prayer", as the farmhouses' steep thatched roofs resemble the hands of Buddhist monks pressed together in prayer.
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.


 

Takayama

Takayama, located in Gifu prefecture, is notable for the perfect conditions of the Edo period ancient part of the city, where are still present ancient private houses, restaurants and sake brewery still working, 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.

Day 5  

Gujō Hachiman

Gujō Hachiman is a small, riverside town in Gifu Prefecture, known for its pristine waterways and its distinctive summer dance festival. The town was founded in the 16th century following the construction of Hachiman Castle.Best known for its summer dance festival and its historic waterways, the town has many small museums and galleries, as well as temples and shrines, including Jionzenji Temple with its beautiful Zen garden, which earn Gujo Hachiman its "Little Kyoto" nickname.

 

Japanese Alps

A series of mountain ranges named by archaeologist William Gowland,

encompassing Hida Mountains, Kiso Mountains and Akaishi Mountains. Highest

peaks are Mount Hotaka (3,190 m) and Mount Kita (3,193 m).

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Pricing

Motorcycle Add Passenger Option(Reservation required)
P-3 Add                                      + 0 yen Tandem Add                  +104,300 yen~ Helmet(Day1)                                    +1,000 yen
P-4 Add                         +17,000 yen   Helmet(Day 2/and then daily)      +200 yen
P-5 Add                         +31,000 yen   Gloves(Day1)                                           +300 yen
P-6 Add                         +44,000 yen   Gloves(Day 2/and then daily)           +100 yen
P-7 Add                         +62,000 yen   Touring Net(Day1)                                  +100 yen
P-8 Add                         +80,000 yen    Touring Net(Day 2/and then daily)  +100 yen
 
 

¥149,000~

Motorcycles available for this tour

Departing Store

Chubu International Airport Store

Address 〒79-0882
3-2-8 Rinku-cho, Tokoname City, Aichi
TEL 0569-89-9078
Business Hours Weekdays:9:00~18:00
Weekends and Holidays:9:00~18:00
Regular Closing Day Wednesday

Included in Tour

  • Vehicle’s rental price (with top case and pannier case)

  • Collision damage waiver

  • ETC card

  • 4 nights overnight hotel accommodations

  • Route guide

  • Tour map

  • Tour road book

  • Recommended dining, activities and facilities list

Not Included in Tour

  • Air ticket

  • Fuel and toll roads fee

  • Lunches and dinners

  • Helmets, gears and other optional accessories