• Tokyo
  • Utsunomiya
  • Tokyo
  • Izu (Imaihama)
  • Tokyo

DURATION

8 days / 7 nights

TOUR TYPE

Small-group tour
Max 20 People

TRANSPORTATION

Private Coach + Motor bike

PRICE (Per Person)

from$7,600AUD

Overview

Japanese MotoGP Grand Prix with Bike Touring Experience

If you love the thrill of MotoGP action and are a rider yourself, this is the perfect tour for you. Witness the pinnacle of motorcycle racing at the Japanese Grand Prix at Mobility Resort Motegi. Don’t miss any action with three huge days at the circuit. After seeing the world’s best riders, it’s time to jump on a bike yourself and enjoy an incredible 2-day tour through the picturesque Izu peninsula. Between all the high-octane action, you’ll also have the chance to experience Japanese culture in the historical town of Nikko and Tokyo. Scheduling and experiences are subject to change based on local health and safety guidelines at the time of the event.

  • A unique tour for any motorcycle enthusiast
  • Fully escorted by our local English-speaking Guide
  • Small-group tour (maximum of 20 travellers)
  • 3-day MotoGP race ticket in Grandstand
  • Set departure date
  • Local Guided 2 Days/1-night scenic bike touring from Yokohama to Izu and back (included Motorcycle class P4)

  • All local transportations including to and from tracks transfers included
  • Quality hotels throughout
  • Comfortable private vehicle
  • Cultural & history tour of Japan
  • Pre-departure information session by ZOOM

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Highlights


Itinerary

 
DAY 1Tokyo > Utsunomiya

Welcome to Japan!

  • Meals: Lunch, Dinner
  • Stay: Chisun Hotel Utsunomiya (Double Room) or similar

Meet your tour escort and fellow travellers at the arrival hall at Haneda Airport. We then board the charter coach for a Tokyo Olympic Precinct Panoramic Tour. We drive past the Olympic Village, Tokyo Aquatics Centre and Tokyo Ariake Urban Sports Park as we continue to Tsukiji Outer Market.
Over a few blocks, Tsukuji Outer Market is packed tightly with many small local shops selling all manner of traditional Japanese foods. Navigate through the narrow lanes and seek out some sushi for breakfast. But don’t limit yourself there – there are hundreds of freshly made and delectable things to try!
For lunch, we stop at a local tempura restaurant before departing Tokyo and heading to Utsunomiya.
Once you have checked in at the hotel, enjoy the rest of the afternoon at your leisure before meeting up again for a welcome dinner and tour briefing.
Enjoy a beautiful French dinner and get to know the rest of the fellow travellers!


© Mobility Resort Motegi
DAY 2Utsunomiya > Motegi > Utsunomiya

A peek behind the scenes at MotoGP

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Stay: Chisun Hotel Utsunomiya (Double Room) or similar

After breakfast at the hotel, we’ll start our day at the Honda Collection Hall. Located right at Mobility Resort Motegi, this is a Honda fan’s dream. Explore the hall and see 350 of the most iconic vehicles of Honda’s past that dates back to the 1940s. Here you’ll find everything from classic passenger cars to Honda’s history-making racing cars and bikes.
After you visit the Honda Collection Hall, we’ll have lunch at Mobility Resort Motegi Hotel.
This afternoon, you get to witness their practice run!

© Mobility Resort Motegi
DAY 3Utsunomiya > Motegi > Utsunomiya

MotoGP – Qualifying Day

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Stay: Chisun Hotel Utsunomiya (Double Room) or similar

This morning, we return to the Motegi circuit for a full day of on-track action! First, watch as the riders hit the track for free practice sessions. Then watch the riders push the bikes to the limit as they try to secure pole position in qualifying – the highlight of the day.
After a day of fun and excitement, you will be transferred back to the hotel.

© Mobility Resort Motegi
DAY 4Utsunomiya > Motegi > Utsunomiya

MotoGP – Race Day

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Stay: Chisun Hotel Utsunomiya (Double Room) or similar

After breakfast, you’ll return to Motegi for the main event – race day!
Things kick off in the morning with the warm-up sessions for each category before the races start in the early afternoon. Of course, you’ll see it all from your grandstand seat. Let’s hope for a great race and a close finish!
After an exciting day, you will be transferred back to the hotel for your final night in Utsunomiya.

© Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau.
DAY 5Utsunomiya > Tokyo

Return to Tokyo

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Stay: Mitsui Garden Hotel Italia-gai (Moderate Queen)

After breakfast at the hotel, we’ll return to Tokyo via private coach.
Our first stop is high above Tokyo as we head skywards up the 634m-high Tokyo Skytree–the second-highest structure in the world! The never-ending sprawl of Tokyo laid out beneath you is a truly unforgettable sight.
After coming back to earth, we stop for lunch at a local yakiniku restaurant before strolling down the buzzing Nakamise shopping street in Asakusa. Sample traditional snacks and souvenir shopping before arriving at Sensoji —Tokyo’s most famous temple.
In the late afternoon, we’ll arrive back at the hotel where you can relax for the rest of the day.

© Kizuki Rental Services Corporation
DAY 6Tokyo > Izu (Imaihama)

Bike Tour – Day 1

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Stay: Izu Imaihama Tokyu Hotel (Standard Twin Room)

You’ve seen the MotoGP riders in action, and now it’s your turn to hit the road! Welcome to day 1 of a 2-day motorcycle tour across the stunning Izu and Hakone regions.
After a quick briefing session from your local guide explaining Japanese riding rules and etiquette, it’s time to go!
Our route leads us through some of the best roads in the country. Enjoy the stunning panoramic views from iconic roads like the Nishi Izu Skyline, Izu Skyline, Mazda Turnpike, Omura Mountain & Lift and Hakone Ashinoko Skyline.
Your day concludes at the Izu Imaihama Hotel, a beautiful seaside resort. After a delicious dinner, take a much-needed break in the therapeutic hot spring bath while enjoying sea views.

© Kizuki Rental Services Corporation
DAY 7Izu (Imaihama) > Tokyo

Bike Tour – Day 2

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Stay: Mitsui Garden Hotel Italia-gai (Moderate Queen)

After breakfast, we hit the road again and start riding back toward Tokyo.
Along the way, experience the ride of your life with a stop at Irozaki Cliffs followed by Kawazu Seven Waterfalls before finally taking on the famous Kawazu Nanadaru Loop Bridge, considered one of the most spectacular bridges in the world.
After lunch at Darumayama Kogen Rest House, we’ll continue to the Ashinoko Skyline Rest Area.
By early evening, we’ll arrive at the Yokohama bike depot, where our bike tour concludes. From here, you’ll be transferred back to the hotel for your final night in Tokyo.

 
DAY 8Tokyo

One last bit of action

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

On our final day in Japan, we get to witness a close-up sumo demonstration. Witness how they train and how flexible they are despite weighing more than 150kg. We heard so much about sumo, now you get to meet a sumo wrestler and taste their favorite meal, chanko nabe!
As the sun sets, our tour comes to an end, and we return to the hotel. The rest of the afternoon is free at your own leisure, perhaps you may like to go and get your last-minute souvenirs before we head home.
Late afternoon, you will be transferred back to Haneda Airport for flight home!
Sayonara….and we hope to see you again in Japan!


Accommodation

© Chisun Hotel Utsunomiya
Utsunomiya

Chisun Hotel Utsunomiya

Double Room for sole use

Centrally located, Chisun Hotel Utsunomiya is just a 3-minute walk from JR Utsunomiya train station. Rooms are air-conditioned and feature an attached bathroom with a bathtub. In addition, rooms include a flat-screen TV with video-on-demand movies and free wired LAN internet.

© Mitsui Garden Hotel Shiodome Italia-gai
Tokyo

Mitsui Garden Hotel Shiodome Italia-gai

Moderate Queen Room

Mitsui Garden Hotel Shiodome Italia-Gai is located closed to Hamamatsucho JR train station. It offers a large public bath, cafe and rooms with free wired internet. In addition, free Wi-Fi access is available throughout the entire hotel. Guest rooms offer air-conditioning and heating facilities, plus an air purifier/humidifier, complimentary tea, mineral water, slippers and free toiletries.

© Izu Imaihama Tokyu Hotel
Izu (Imaihama)

Izu Imaihama Tokyu Hotel

Standard Twin Room

Izu Imaihama Tokyu Hotel is wonderfully situated directly at Imaihama Beach. It boasts a seasonal outdoor pool and aromatherapy treatments. Enjoy spacious air-conditioned rooms with a balcony and sea views, flatscreen satellite TV, DVD player and free Wi-Fi.

Inclusions

  • 7 nights accommodation
  • 7 x Breakfast, 6 x Lunch, 2 x Dinner
  • English-speaking guide thoughout the tour
  • 3 day MotoGP race ticket – Grandstand seats
  • 2 Days/1-night scenic bike touring from Yokohama to Izu and back (included Motorcycle class P4 – Approx. 400-700 cc)
  • All local transportations including to and from track transfers included
  • Admissions fees to Tokyo SkyTree Observatory and Sumo demonstration with lunch as per the itinerary
  • Comfortable private vehicle

Exclusions

  • Return international flights not included
  • Transfers outside the tour itinerary
  • Hotel early check-in/late check-out fees
  • Hotel incidental charges
  • Drinks during meals
  • Entrance fees to museums, temples and other attractions or places of personal interests not detailed in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses such as telephone, laundry, shopping
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visa not included if required (note: Visa to enter Japan is not required for Australian citizens for trips less than 90 days)

Dates & Prices

For 2022 departure

Start Date – End Date
22 September – 29 September

(TOUR CODE: CAB22092S)
Accommodation
Single Room Base
Price per person

$7,600

(Standard Price)

Availability
Booking closed

For 2023 departure

Start Date – End Date
2023 dates
Accommodation
Single Room Base
Price per person

Please enquire us

(Standard Price)

Availability
Please enquire us

Group size: Min 6 people / Max 20 people
*Please contact us for our twin-share rates and triple-share rates.
*This tour is for travellers aged over 25 years old and under 70 years old.

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Important Information

  • You must be over 25 and under 70 years of age at the time of the tour.
  • You must have held an Australian motorcycle riders licence for at least five years.
  • While operating the motorcycle, you must be a current Australian motorcycle rider licence holder and have a current International Driving Permit (IDP).
  • You are the registered owner of a motorcycle in Australia with an engine capacity of the bike you are hiring. You cannot select a bike engine size that is larger than the bike that you own in Australia.
  • You must wear a helmet at all times while operating the bike.
  • You cannot participate in a professional capacity.
  • You must not race or engage in reckless riding. Japanese road laws must be obeyed at all times.
  • You are not participating in motocross.
  • You must take out travel insurance to cover yourself for any unforeseen accident/bike damage excess (standard excess is 100,000 yen per claim).
  • Please kindly note that, due to COVID-19, the schedule is subject to change.
  • There will be a moderate amount of walking during the tour.
  • Travel restrictions are constantly changing. Please check the latest travel advice before you book and before you travel.

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Why book Japan tours with us?

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From sushi-making class to watching sumo wrestlers in action, a small group tour gives you access to experiences you might not otherwise see in Japan. All Kintetsu Japan tours are limited to just 20 people, ensuring you don’t miss a thing.

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In Australia

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