Ninja Tours : Japan Motorcycle Touring

Motorcycle Tours of Japan with English Support
Japan Motorcycle Tours Ninjatours Mt Fuji at sunrise
NEW! Couple's 9 Days DELUXE Romantic Southern Tour from Tokyo to Hirayu Onsen via Matsumoto, Fukui, Maizuru-Ine, Izumo, Hiroshima, Sensui, Kyoto, Nishi Izu and back to Tokyo via Hakone!*

*single riders can book, too!

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Here it is- A specially optimized romantic route for couples that pairs a fully customized course for 2 up riding with delightful sightseeing.

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A short list of the best Deluxe Class Japanese inn hot spring ryokans for exquisite dining experiences and romantic evenings every night.
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You and your partner will ride on the roads we scouted ourselves, and stay at deluxe accommodations that we noted as being particularly delightful. Every aspect of your tour is customized to your preferences, skill and desired experience. From the start of your trip planning to the time you finish touring and leave our Tokyo offices, your personal coordinator is just an email or phone call away.
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Tokyo to Hirayu Onsen via Matsumoto

Day 1

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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.
japan motorcycle tour ninjatours lake suwa view
As you depart from Tokyo, your route will take you along the northern side of Mt. Fuji and on towards 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.
This beautiful road climbs and winds towards the Utsukushigahara highlands and Matsumoto. Then, divert off towards Takayama and the Southern Alps.
japan motorcycle  tour ninjatours utsukushigahara highlands roads
Japan motorcycle tour nnjatours kami kochi park
From there, enjoy the ride which winds its way up the Nomugi Highway, a beautiful scenic cruise, past mountain lakes and valleys to your ryokan hotel at Hirayu Onsen.
Time permitting, take a look at the Shin Hotaka Ropeway, which runs high into the Southern Alps and offers some fantastic photo options!
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Accommodations: DELUXE class accommodations for 2 with private hot springs bathing facilities, as well as dinner and breakfast!
Japan ryokan deluxe class exteriror inter hot springs onsen Hirayu
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Day 2
Hirayu Onsen to Fukui
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Leaving your hotel, the route will take you through the town of Takayama.

Stop for a quick look at the old town before continuing on to the historic Shirakawago Village, a UNESCO World Heritage site with structures dating back over a thousand years.
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"The old straw roof houses everywhere were surprising to see. This isn't some kind of fake amusement park. People really live and work here!"

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You will then cruise on the Lake Midoro Line, a picturesque river and lakeside course that winds its way along before going up for some fun riding in the hills.
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A brief stretch of expressway will then bring you to the Kuzaryu valley and onwards to Eihei-ji Temple, which dates back to the 12th century. Continue to your hotel in the village town of Yamanaka Onsen.

Total distance is approx 280 kms and it will take approx 4.5hrs plus sightseeing time.
Accommodations: DELUXE class accommodations for 2 with private hot springs bathing facilities, as well as dinner and breakfast!
Japan ryokan deluxe class exteriror inter hot springs onsen Fukui
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Fukui to Maizuru-Ine

Day 3

Your ride today includes a coastal cruise along the Japan Sea, firstly to Toujinbou and then onwards to the Mikatagoko (Five Lakes) area. This includes an attractive ride with some great sightseeing and photo spots.
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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 hotel.

Total distance today is approx 270km and it will take about 4.5 hours riding time.

Japan motorcycle tours ninjatours amanohashide
Accommodations: DELUXE class accommodations for 2 with private hot springs bathing facilities, as well as dinner and breakfast!
Japan ryokan deluxe class exteriror inter hot springs onsen Maizuru
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Day 4
Maizuru-Ine to Izumo
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From your hotel, your course takes you to Funaya, a beautiful seaside fishing port famous for its boathouses and scenery. Continue along the coastline past the Kyoga Misaki Lighthouse 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 waypointed coffee shop (yes, its a real shop- not just a mirage).
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"Sand dunes? I know they promised to show me a lot, but…real sand dunes? In Japan?

I'm still confused."

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As you continue past Lakes Koyama and Togo, you are done with the seaside riding for today, and your course veers inland towards Mt. Daisen via the Oyama loop road: a fun twisty mountain road with some great views.

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.
Accommodations: DELUXE class accommodations for 2 with private hot springs bathing facilities, as well as dinner and breakfast!
Japan ryokan deluxe class exteriror inter hot springs onsen Izumo
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Izumo to Hiroshima

Day 5

Should you feel inclined for some early sightseeing, head for Izumo Taisha, one of the most famous shrines in Japan.

You can easily spend a hour or so here before heading off on the next leg.
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The route will take you across the main island to the Inland Sea, which is a beautiful protected waterway between Honshu and Shikoku islands.

The area is famous for seafood and coastline views, and It is an easy ride along a expressway to Hiroshima.

Your accommodations are right by the sea in Hiroshima city, so there is plenty of time to explore the area.
Spend the afternoon exploring and contemplating this historically important city.

Total distance today is 240km and riding time is about 3 hrs.
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Accommodations: DELUXE class accommodations for 2 with private hot springs bathing facilities, as well as dinner and breakfast!
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Day 6
Hiroshima to Tomonoura
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In order to allow for some extra sightseeing in Hiroshima and Sensui Island, today's ride is quite short and should take approx. 2.5hrs of riding time.
A brief run along the expressway to Onomichi followed by a pleasant ride along the coastal road past Tajima Island will take you to the seaside town of Tomonoura and your seaside hotel looking over Sensui Island.
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It's a lovely spot and you will enjoy the sights and atmosphere here.
Accommodations: DELUXE class accommodations for 2 with private hot springs bathing facilities, as well as dinner and breakfast!
Japan ryokan deluxe class exteriror inter hot springs onsen Sensui
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Sensui to Kyoto
Day 7
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The goal today is to maximize your time in Kyoto, so your ride is a quick run up the expressway.

Total distance is 280km and it should take about 3 hours, giving you time to enjoy lunch, snacks, and some of the sights, sounds and shopping of Kyoto.
Accommodations: DELUXE class accommodations for 2 with private hot springs bathing facilities, as well as dinner and breakfast!
Japan ryokan deluxe class exteriror inter hot springs onsen Kyoto
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Kyoto to Nishi Izu

Day 8

The majority of your ride today is via expressway to Lake Hamana and Shizuoka, but this is to allow for a ride along the beautiful Suruga bay coastline on winding seaside roads.

You will continue along the coastline to your hotel at Toi.
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Japan motorcycle tours ninjatours lake hamanaka toi gold mine
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There are many great photo spots along the route, and time permitting, stop at the Toi Gold Mine. Well worth a visit!

Total distance is just under 400km and it will take approx 4.5-5hrs riding.
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"A 250kg block of solid gold- the world's largest. Gives new meaning to 'worth a stop'. I just wish there was a way to take it home with me."

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Accommodations: DELUXE class accommodations for 2 with private hot springs bathing facilities, as well as dinner and breakfast!
Japan ryokan deluxe class exteriror inter hot springs onsen Hakone
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Day 9
Nishi Izu to Tokyo via Hakone
Your final day of riding will start along the Nishi Izu Skyline, which gives you some great views of Mt. Fuji in the distance and on towards Shuzenji.

From there, you will continuine on to the Izu Skyline, which runs along the mountain tops towards Hakone. This is a fun road with some great views.
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Stop at Lake Ashi, Hakone for a brief rest stop and some photos. Continue onwards along the Ashinoko Skyline, a winding mountain road running along Lake Ashi, which offers some great views of Ashinoko and Mt Fuji.

The scenery is excellent and the riding is fun.
Your route continues onward to Tokyo and the end of your tour.

Today's distance is approx 240km and it will take 4-4.5 hrs.
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Price List and Motorcycle Selection

All prices below INCLUDE 8 nights DELUXE accommodations for 2 people (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

815,273~ Yen
Includes Insurance, DELUXE Accommodations, Dinner and Breakfast, for Rider and Pillion!
(Single rider? Please contact us for pricing)

BMW R1200 GS Exclusive ABS

Ninjatours Japan motorcycle tours BMW R1200 GS Exclusive ABS

887,931~ Yen
Includes Insurance, DELUXE Accommodations, Dinner and Breakfast, for Rider and Pillion!
(Single rider? Please contact us for pricing)

Aprilia Caponord 1200 Travel Pack ABS

Ninjatours Japan motorcycle tours Aprilia Caponord 1200 Travel Pack ABS

878,363~ Yen
Includes Insurance, DELUXE Accommodations, Dinner and Breakfast, for Rider and Pillion!
(Single rider? Please contact us for pricing)

Yamaha MT-09 ABS

Ninjatours Japan motorcycle tours Yamaha MT-09 ABS

802,626~ Yen
Includes Insurance, DELUXE Accommodations, Dinner and Breakfast, for Rider and Pillion!
(Single rider? Please contact us for pricing)

Aprilia Shiver 750V Twin

Ninjatours Japan motorcycle tours Aprilia Shiver 750V Twin

798,325~ Yen
Includes Insurance, DELUXE Accommodations, Dinner and Breakfast, for Rider and Pillion!
(Single rider? Please contact us for pricing)

BMW F850 GS Premium Line ABS

Ninjatours Japan motorcycle tours BMW F850 GS Premium Line ABS

870,709~ Yen
Includes Insurance, DELUXE Accommodations, Dinner and Breakfast, for Rider and Pillion!
(Single rider? Please contact us for pricing)

BMW R1200 RS Premium Line ABS

Ninjatours Japan motorcycle tours BMW R1200 RS Premium Line ABS

882,190~ Yen
Includes Insurance, DELUXE Accommodations, Dinner and Breakfast, for Rider and Pillion!
(Single rider? Please contact us for pricing)

Ducati Multistrada 1200 S Touring ABS

Ninjatours Japan motorcycle tours Ducati Multistrada 1200 S Touring ABS

878,363~ Yen
Includes Insurance, DELUXE Accommodations, Dinner and Breakfast, for Rider and Pillion!
(Single rider? Please contact us for pricing)

Yamaha MT-07 ABS

Ninjatours Japan motorcycle tours Yamaha MT-07 ABS

779,189~ Yen
Includes Insurance, DELUXE Accommodations, Dinner and Breakfast, for Rider and Pillion!
(Single rider? Please contact us for pricing)

Benelli TRE-K 1130

Ninjatours Japan motorcycle tours Benelli TRE-K 1130

821,762~ Yen
Includes Insurance, DELUXE Accommodations, Dinner and Breakfast, for Rider and Pillion!
(Single rider? Please contact us for pricing)

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Included with ALL Romance Tour Packages…
  • DELUXE Accommodations for TWO (private room) with dinner and breakfast
  • Private Bathing experience each night
  • 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 unnecessary to enjoy the ride. 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