Ninja Tours : Japan Motorcycle Touring

Motorcycle Tours of Japan with English Support
Japan motorcycle tour Kyoto Shikoku Hiroshima Tokyo
NEW! Hiroshima, Kyoto, Matsumoto, Mt. Fuji, etc Balanced Tour 11 Days/10 Nights: An Amazing Balanced Riding Adventure through the Heartland of Japan!
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An absolutely amazing 11 day tour through central and southern Japan, including multiple evenings in Hiroshima and Kyoto.

Stay at some of our favorite ryokan hot springs resorts to recharge each night, and enjoy the delicious local delicacies.
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Tokyo to Okuhida
Day 1
After a bit of easy street riding to get used to your motorcycle, you will be leaving Tokyo on a brief stretch of highway. First-timer to Japan, and can't read any Japanese traffic signs? No worries! We set up your navigation unit with a special set of waypoints that guide you out of the city in the easiest to understand way, using the least crowded roads.

As you depart from Tokyo this morning your route will take you along the northern side of Mt. Fuji and on toward the Southern Alps and Lake Suwa. Leaving the Expressway at Lake Suwa you will continue along twisty mountain roads toward Mt Kirigamine and on to the famous Venus Line which climbs and winds it’s way toward Utsukushigahara highlands and Matsumoto.

The route includes the lower sections of Venus Line before diverting off towards Takayama and the Southern Alps. From there you will enjoy the ride which winds its way up the Nomugi Highway, a beautiful scenic cruise, past Mountain Lakes and passes, past Mt. Norikura and on to your ryokan hotel.

Total distance approx 340kms and 5 hours of riding

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Japan Motorcycle Tour Ninjatours Takayama  Parking area with R1250 BMW
Japan Motorcycle Tour Ninjatours Takayama  shopping street
Japan Motorcycle Tour Ninjatours Takayama rikshaw traditional road
Accommodations: Standard class accommodations included with Dinner and Breakfast served! (upgrades available upon request)
Japan Motorcycle Tour Ninjatours Takayama onsen hot springs resort
Japan Motorcycle Tour Ninjatours Kaiseki Ryori traditional luxury dinner
Japan Motorcycle Tour Ninjatours Takayama Accommodations bedroom
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Day 2 and Day 3
Okuhida to Kyoto
Japan motorcycle tour ninjatours Kyoto Ryokan entrance
Your Route today is relatively short in order to maximize sight seeing time in Kyoto. The fastest route will take you along the expressway past Lake Biwa and into Kyoto City. Total Distance is approx. 280km and it should take approx 3.5-4hrs. Check into your hotel and go explore the beautiful city of Kyoto.
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Japan motorcycle tour ninjatours Kyoto Fushimi Inari red torii gates
Accommodations: Standard class accommodations included with Dinner and Breakfast served! (upgrades available upon request)
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Japan motorcycle tour ninjatours Kyoto Ryokan Onsen Hot Springs
Japan motorcycle tour ninjatours Kyoto Ryokan Kaiseki Ryori
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Kyoto to Maizuru
Day 4
Your ride today is coastal cruising along the Sea of Japan to Mikatagoko (Five Lakes) area, this includes an attractive ride with some great sightseeing and photo spots.

Ride along the Mikatago Rainbow line, a scenic route winding between the lakes and coastal mountains and on toward Maizuru. Stop for a break and take some photos at Maizuru or Amanohashidate before continuing on to your seaside Hotel.

Total Distance today is approx 230km and it will take about 4.0 hours riding time.
Japan motorcycle tour ninjatours mitakagoko lake view
japan motorcycle tours ninjatours red ornimental gate
Japan motorycycle tours ninjatours road to toujinbou autumn
Accommodations: Standard class accommodations included with Dinner and Breakfast served! (upgrades available upon request)
Japan motorcycle tour ninjatours Kyoto Ryokan Exterior at night traditional
Japan motorcycle tour ninjatours Kyoto Ryokan Bedroom Japanese traditional room
Japan motorcycle tour ninjatours Kyoto Ryokan Onsen Hot Springs
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Day 5
Maizuru to Izumo
Japan motorcycle tours ninjaours funaya islands with hairpin turn
From your hotel today your course takes you to Iya and Funaya, a beautiful seaside fishing port famous for its boathouses and scenery. Continue along the coastline past Kyoga Misaki Light house to Yuhigaura Onsen and on to the Coastal fishing port of Kasumi. As the ride continues along past the Tottori Sand Dunes stop for a break at the way pointed coffee shop.

After you continue past Lakes Koyama and Togo, you are done with the seaside riding for today, and your course veers inland towards Mt. Daisen. The Oyama loop road, its a twisty mountain road with some great views and it’s a fun ride. Your route then continues along easy cruising country roads to your secluded onsen hotel.

Total Distance is approx 330km and will take about 5 hours of riding.
Japan motorcycle tours ninjaours Daisen mountain road
Japan motorcycle tours ninjaours Izumo bridges over river
Japan motorcycle tours ninjaours kasumi coastal fishing port
Accommodations: Standard class accommodations included with Dinner and Breakfast served! (upgrades available upon request)
Japan motorcylce tour ninjatours onsen hot springs bath Izumo
Japan motorcylce tour ninjatours ryokan bedroom Izumo
Japan motorcycle tour ninjatours ryokan bedroom Izumo
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Izumo to Hiroshima
Day 6 / Day 7
Japan motorcycle tours ninjatours hiroshima miyajima island itsukushima red gate
Today should you feel inclined for some early sightseeing, head for Izumo Taisha, one of the most famous shrines in Japan, and a place where all Japanese try to visit at least once in their lives. Spend a hour or so here before heading off on the next leg.

The route will take you across the main island to the Inland Sea, which is a beautiful protected waterway between Honshu and Shikoku islands. It is an easy ride along the expressway and on to your hotel in Hiroshima.

Total Distance is approx. 180km and it should take about 3hrs riding time. Enjoy the afternoon sight seeing in Hiroshima.

Japan motorcycle tours ninjatours hiroshima Izumo Taisha
Japan motorcycle tours ninjatours hiroshima Izumo Taisha
Japan motorcycle tours ninjatours hiroshima bomb dome
Accommodations: Standard class accommodations included with Dinner and Breakfast served! (upgrades available upon request)
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Japan motorcycle tours ninjatours hiroshima traditional dinner kaiseki
Japan motorcycle tours ninjatours hiroshima hotel exterior
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Day 8
Hiroshima to Arima Onsen
If you wish to fit in a little last minute sightseeing before you head for Arima Onsen today, that will work fine. While total distance today is approx. 320km, you should be able to do it quite comfortably in about 4.5-5hrs. plus some sightseeing time.

The route will take you north towards Onomichi and onwards towards Kobe. Stop off at beautiful Himeji Castle for some great photos before continuing on to Mt. Rokko and your hotel at Arima Onsen.

Your accommodations sit in the hills overlooking Kobe and the inland sea.

Japan Motorcycle Tours Ninjatours Arima Onsen Spring with cherry blossoms
Japan Motorcycle Tours Ninjatours Arima Onsen by hot springs
Japan Motorcycle Tours Ninjatours Arima Onsen sidewalk with river view
Accommodations: Standard class accommodations included with Dinner and Breakfast served! (upgrades available upon request)
Japan Motorcycle Tours Ninjatours Arima Onsen japanese traditional bedroom
Japan Motorcycle Tours Ninjatours Arima Onsen hot springs onsen
Japan Motorcycle Tours Ninjatours Arima Onsen kaiseki style dinner
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Arima Onsen to Toba
Day 9
Japan Motorcycle Tour Ninjatours Toba Ise Jingu Shrine
Leaving Arima Onsen, your route today is heading for the Mie Peninsula on to the famous Ise Jingu shrine, a beautiful historic park and shrine complex which is well worth a visit.

Spend an hour or so at least here. Leaving Ise Jingu, continue along the Ise line which is a nice cruisy country road heading toward the coast. Follow the Pearl route, another great road which will lead you to your hotel in Toba.

Total Distance is approx 275km and it should take a little over 4 hrs plus sightseeing time.


Japan Motorcycle Tour Ninjatours Toba road at twilight
Japan Motorcycle Tour Ninjatours Toba gozaisho ropeway
Japan Motorcycle Tour Ninjatours Toba oceanside mountain view
Accommodations: Standard class accommodations included with Dinner and Breakfast served! (upgrades available upon request)
Japan Motorcycle Rentals ninjatours Toba beach
Japan Motorcycle Rentals ninjatours Toba beach
Japan Motorcycle Rentals ninjatours Ryokan Kaiseki dinner Toba
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Day 10
Toba to Mt. Fuji
Your day starts with a brief ride to the Toba Ferry Terminal to catch the Isewan ferry heading for Irago port. It is a pleasant trip across a sheltered bay with nice views, and will take about an hour and a half.

From Irago port, your route runs along the peninsula heading towards Lake Hamana. From Hamana you will take a quick run along the expressway towards Numazu. Ride along the Fuji Evergreen line and up the the Mt. Fuji Southern viewing station, continue past Lake Yamanaka to your hotel near Lake Kawaguchi.

Total distance is about 280km and it will take about 5.5hrs riding time, including the ferry.
Japan Motorcycle Tours ninjatours Toba coastline aerial view
Japan Motorycle Tours ninjatours isewan ferry Irako port
Japan Motorcycle Rentals ninjatours Toba torii gate
Accommodations: Standard class accommodations included with Dinner and Breakfast served! (upgrades available upon request)
Japan Motorcycle Tours ninjatours mt fuji bedroom traditional japanese
Japan Motorcycle Tours ninjatours mt fuji onsen hot springs
Japan Motorcycle Tours ninjatours mt fuji kaiseki ryori
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Mt. Fuji to Tokyo
Day 11
Japan Motorcycle Tours ninjatours mt fuji Tokyo Lake Kawaguchi
You can have a relaxed start to the day, enjoy some of the many sightseeing attractions around Mt.Fuji. After that, follow some nice winding roads to Lake Sagami and then back onto the expressway to Tokyo.

Distance is approx. 150km and it will take 2 to 3hrs depending on road conditions.

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Japan Motorcycle Tours ninjatours mt fuji Subaru Line Tokyo
Japan Motorcycle Tours ninjatours mt fuji Tokyo Red Bridge aerial view
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Price List and Motorcycle Selection

All prices INCLUDE 10 total nights Standard accommodations (with dinner and breakfast) , motorcycle rental with insurance, pre-programmed English navi unit, ETC Card rental and luggage. Additional charges and /or toll fees may apply. Appropriate riding wear required (helmets, jackets, gloves etc. available for hire.)

Yamaha Tracer 900 GT ABS

Ninjatours Japan motorcycle tours Yamaha Tracer 900 GT ABS

527,875~ Yen
Includes Insurance, Accommodations, Dinner and Breakfast

BMW R1200 GS Exclusive ABS

Ninjatours Japan motorcycle tours BMW R1200 GS Exclusive ABS

605,263~ Yen
Includes Insurance, Accommodations, Dinner and Breakfast

Aprilia Caponord 1200 Travel Pack ABS

Ninjatours Japan motorcycle tours Aprilia Caponord 1200 Travel Pack ABS

595,013~ Yen
Includes Insurance, Accommodations, Dinner and Breakfast

Yamaha MT-09 ABS

Ninjatours Japan motorcycle tours Yamaha MT-09 ABS

513,525~ Yen
Includes Insurance, Accommodations, Dinner and Breakfast

Aprilia Shiver 750V Twin

Ninjatours Japan motorcycle tours Aprilia Shiver 750V Twin

508,913~ Yen
Includes Insurance, Accommodations, Dinner and Breakfast

Kawasaki 1000 Ninja (Touring Edition)

Ninjatours Japan motorcycle tours Kawasaki 1000 Ninja Touring Edition

513,525~ Yen
Includes Insurance, Accommodations, Dinner and Breakfast

Benelli TRE-K 1130

Ninjatours Japan motorcycle tours Benelli TRE-K 1130

534,025~ Yen
Includes Insurance, Accommodations, Dinner and Breakfast

BMW F850 GS Premium Line ABS

Ninjatours Japan motorcycle tours BMW F850 GS Premium Line ABS

586,813~ Yen
Includes Insurance, Accommodations, Dinner and Breakfast

BMW R1200 RS Premium Line ABS

Ninjatours Japan motorcycle tours BMW R1200 RS Premium Line ABS

599,113~ Yen
Includes Insurance, Accommodations, Dinner and Breakfast

Ducati Multistrada 1200 S Touring ABS

Ninjatours Japan motorcycle tours Ducati Multistrada 1200 S Touring ABS

595,013~ Yen
Includes Insurance, Accommodations, Dinner and Breakfast

Yamaha MT-07 ABS

Ninjatours Japan motorcycle tours Yamaha MT-07 ABS

488,338~ Yen
Includes Insurance, Accommodations, Dinner and Breakfast

Honda CB650F ABS

Ninjatours Japan motorcycle tours Honda CB650F ABS

485,338~ Yen
Includes Insurance, Accommodations, Dinner and Breakfast

Kawasaki W800 Cafe

Ninjatours Japan motorcycle tours Kawasaki W800 Cafe

496,613~ Yen
Includes Insurance, Accommodations, Dinner and Breakfast

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Included with ALL Tour Packages…
  • Accommodations (private room) with dinner and breakfast
  • Motorcycle rental with Insurance coverage
  • Motorcycle luggage (Panniers and/or top box, tank bags)
  • Navigation Unit with fully pre-programmed course, made by our expert rider
  • Tourist Guide for visiting Japan
  • Japanese Street Sign Guide in English
  • Safety and Orientation Briefing in English
  • Daily messaging with our staff to make sure you are having a great time!
  • 24 Hour Emergency Support in English
Not Included…
  • Fuel
  • Lunch and Snacks
  • Toll Fees (pre-paid discount option avallable)
  • Tour Guide* (We don't recommend it because it's expensive, restrictive, and a bit too dull. Even first-time visitors who can't understand any Japanese have a great time with our tours!)
  • Support Vehicle* (we can help coordinate shipment of your suitcases and bags)
  • Helmets*, Gloves*, Riding Jackets*, Boots
*can be arranged with a surcharge