4 - 24 March 2023

Fully Booked

From futuristic Tokyo to historic Kyoto, this drive takes you across the many facets of the Land of the Rising Sun.



Itinerary

DAY 0: 4 March | Singapore - Fukuoka

  • Assemble at Changi Airport

DAY 1: 5 March | Fukuoka
BREAKFAST

  • Collect Car Rental
  • Tenjin Town
  • Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine
  • Accommodation: ANA Crowne Plaza Fukuoka or similar


DAY 2: 6 March | Fukuoka
BREAKFAST & DINNER

  • Uminonakamichi Park
  • Nanzoin
  • Nokonoshima Park
  • Yanagibashi Rengo Market
  • Accommodation: ANA Crowne Plaza Fukuoka or similar


DAY 3: 7 March | Fukuoka - Mount Aso
BREAKFAST & DINNER

  • Takachiho Gorge
  • Shirakawa Suigen
  • Akiyoshidai
  • Daikanbō Lookout
  • Accommodation: Hotel Yumeshizuku (Onsen) or similar

DAY 4: 8 March | Mount Aso - Kurokawa
BREAKFAST & DINNER

  • Meoto Falls
  • ASO Volcano Museum
  • Kusasenri Volcano
  • ASO Honey Farm
  • Accommodation: Hotel Yukyonohibiki Yusai (Onsen) or similar

DAY 5: 9 March | Kurokawa - Yufuin - Beppu
BREAKFAST & DINNER

  • Yufuin Village
  • Beppu Jigoku Meguri
  • Umi Jigoku
  • Chinioke Jikoku
  • Accommodation: Hotel & Resorts BEPPUWAN or similar

DAY 6: 10 March | Beppu - Hiroshima
BREAKFAST & DINNER

  • Kanmon Bridge
  • Akiyoshidai Observatory
  • Karato Fish Market (puffer fish)
  • Kintaikyo Bridge
  • Accommodation: Anna Crown Plaza Hiroshima or similar

DAY 7: 11 March | Hiroshima
BREAKFAST & DINNER

  • Hiroshima Castle
  • Hiroshima Peace Park
  • Miyajima Island (Red Tori gate)
  • Atomic Bomb Dome
  • Accommodation: Anna Crown Plaza Hiroshima or similar

DAY 8: 12 March | Hiroshima - Ashizuri
BREAKFAST & DINNER

  • Cape Ashizuri Lighthouse
  • Senkoki Shrine
  • Scenic route via the Shimanami Kaido expressway
  • Dogo Historic Onsen (Matsuyama)
  • Accommodation: Ashizuri Thermae Resort (Onsen) or similar

DAY 9: 13 March | Ashizuri - Kagawa
BREAKFAST & DINNER

  • Iwama Chinka Bridge
  • Kochi Oyster
  • Makino Botanic Garden
  • Kazura Bridge
  • Accommodation: Asan Kotonami Kotohira (Onsen) or similar

DAY 10: 14 March | Kagawa - Kobe - Kyoto
BREAKFAST & DINNER

  • Nara Park
  • Naruto wheel pool
  • Ujino Byodoin (Tea Plantation)
  • Kobe Chinatown (Kobe beef)
  • Accommodation: ANA Crowne Plaza Kyoto or similar


DAY 11: 15 March | Kyoto
BREAKFAST

  • Arashiyama Bamboo Grove
  • Nishiki Market
  • Kiyomizu Dera Shine
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace
  • Accommodation: ANA Crowne Plaza Kyoto or similar

DAY 12: 16 March | Kyoto - Kanazawa
BREAKFAST & DINNER

  • Nagahama Black Wall Square
  • Tojinbo Cliff
  • Motorcar & Bikes Museum of Japan
  • Accommodation: ANA Crowne Plaza Kanazawa or similar

DAY 13: 17 March | Kanazawa - Sangetsu
BREAKFAST & DINNER

  • Hida Town (Hida beef)
  • Shirakawa Village
  • Takayama Ancient Town
  • Accommodation: Ryokan Asunaro Takayama (Onsen) or similar

DAY 14: 18 March | Sangetsu
BREAKFAST & DINNER

  • Shin Hodaka Ropeway
  • Kamikochi National Park
  • Accommodation: Ryokan Asunaro Takayama (Onsen) or similar

DAY 15: 19 March | Sangetsu - Matsumoto
BREAKFAST & DINNER

  • Zengoro Waterfall
  • Daio Wasabi
  • Accommodation: Hotel Buena Vista or similar


DAY 16: 20 March | Matsumoto
BREAKFAST 

  • Matsumoto Castle
  • Moss Forest
  • Matsumoto Flower Festival
  • Accommodation: Hotel Buena Vista or similar

DAY 17: 21 March | Matsumoto - Mt Fuji
BREAKFAST & DINNER

  • Lake Shoji
  • Fuji 5th Station
  • Moose Hill (Beef Burger)
  • Accommodation: Lavista Kawaguchi or similar

DAY 18: 22 March | Mt Fuji -  Tokyo
BREAKFAST

  • Return Car Rental
  • Free & Easy
  • Accommodation: Intercontinental ANA Tokyo or similar

DAY 19: 23 March | Tokyo
BREAKFAST

  • Free & Easy at Tokyo City
  • Accommodation: Intercontinental ANA Tokyo or similar

DAY 20: 24 March | Tokyo - Singapore
BREAKFAST

  • Transfer from Tokyo to the airport by coach
  • Arrive at Airport
  • Home Sweet Home

The itinerary is subject to change with or without prior notice to ensure the smooth running of the tour

Prices

 

Price (per pax)TwinSingle
AA - MemberNon MemberAA - MemberNon Member
Package $4,900.00 $5,030.00 $8,300.00 $8,430.00
Car Rental 
$2,550.00 (Vehicle: Toyota Vios)
Air Fare
(Japan Airlines)
from $1,615.00 * (Inclusive of Airport Taxes)

* Price may differ
AA Member charges apply to immediate family members (spouse & children).
* Deposit of $200 per pax will be collected during registration*

Package

Package Includes
  • 19 nights' accommodation in a 3/4/5-star hotel
  • Events road book (1 per car)
  • Japan ETC Card 
  • Portable rental Wifi router (1 per car)
  • Meals as per itinerary 
  • Free loan of walkie-talkie set per car
  • Group Personal Accident (PA) Insurance 
  • Pre-trip briefing by AA Expedition Leader
  • Escorted convoy driving throughout the trip by AA Expedition Team
Package Excludes
  • Car rental with insurance coverage
  • 2-way economy class international air tickets
  • Parking fees and entrance fees
  • Petrol and Toll fees
  • Personal Expenses
  • Application fee for IDP
  • Visa application fee (if any)
  • Travel Insurance

Cancellation

Cancellation of bookings must be made in writing and the following charges will apply:

More than 60 days in advance 25% of the tour fare
30 - 60 days before departure 50% of the tour fare
14 - 29 days before departure
75% of the tour fare
13 days or lesser before departure 100% of the four fare

Terms & Conditions

1. REGISTRATION
All registration must be followed up with the submission of the required documents (ie. passports of all participants, etc).

2. REGISTRATION DEADLINE
Registrations received after the closing date will not be considered.

3. PAYMENT
Registration will only be confirmed upon payment via credit card or cheque clearance. For payment via cheque, please make a cheque payable to "Automobile Association of Singapore" and write the correct amount.

4. AMENDMENTS
An administrative fee of S$40 per change will be imposed for any amendment to the registration of participants.

5. REFUND
There will be no refund for any accommodation, meals, or services not utilised.

The organisers reserve the right to cancel any booking due to any reason without further liability on their part. All payments made shall be refunded in full in the event of a cancellation - by the organisers.

7. PARTICIPANTS
Participants must possess a valid driver's licence for the period of the event. The organisers reserve the absolute discretion to refuse any participant for the event without assigning any reason.

8. VEHICLE ELIGIBILITY
Vehicles must possess valid road tax and comprehensive motor vehicle insurance coverage for the duration of the event. (Not applicable for Fly-Drive tours)

9. PASSENGERS
The organisers reserve the right to decide on the number of adults/children to be permitted in each vehicle. It is mandatory for all passengers to put on their seat belts whilst on the roads.

10. TRAVEL INSURANCE
All participants are encouraged to purchase travel insurance for the duration of the event. Arrangement for travel insurance can also be made through AAS Insurance Agency Pte Ltd. Please contact them directly at - 6389 4241 or email at enquiry@aas-insurance.com.sg.

11. INDEMNITY
The organisers, their servants or agents shall not be liable for any loss, injury, accident, damage or delay which may occur during the event. Every participant shall in every respect carry his/her own risk with respect to loss or injury to person or property for himself/herself and persons accompanying him/her on the event. Such participant undertakes not to claim and to keep indemnified the organisers against such claims of whatsoever arising there from. The organisers are not responsible for losses or expenses due to delay, illness, weather, strikes, war, quarantine or other causes of whatsoever kind.

12. ITINERARY
The organisers will endeavour as far as possible to adhere to the programme of the event as advertised. The organisers however, reserve the right to alter routes, time-tables, itineraries and accommodation as they deem fit.

13. DISABILITY TO CONTINUE
In the event that a participant or his/her vehicle is unable to continue participating in the event for any reason whatsoever, the organisers may exclude such persons or vehicle from continued participation in the event. The organisers however undertake that they will render all assistance possible to ensure the safe return to Singapore of such participants at the individuals' own cost.

14. OBEYANCE
Every participant undertakes that he/she will abide by such laws and regulations as are applicable in the countries through which the event will visit as well as those implemented by the organisers. All participants are also responsible for maintaining road safety and good behaviour throughout the entire event. The organisers will not be liable for any traffic offences committed by any participant.

The organisers reserve the right to prevent any participant from continuing with the event as they deem fit. The reasons may consist of, but are not limited to the misconduct of the participant, or that he/she behaves in a manner that could potentially cause delay or disruptions to the itinerary, or danger or harm to the other participants.

All participants are to ensure that no conflicting activities will be carried out during the event unless approved by the organisers.

15. DEVIATION OF TOUR
The air ticket(s) issued is/are conditioned ticket(s) issued by the specified airlines only. It is non-negotiable, non-transferable, non-refundable and non-reroutable. A minimum charge of USD100 per ticket will be levied for any amendment of air ticket(s) once issued, subjected to airlines' conditions.

Any deviation of the tour arrangement is permitted subject to the maximum validity and restrictions of the air ticket, seat confirmation, and availability of accommodation prior to the commencement of the tour. Participant may request for a change in the fligh dates, subject to the airlines' conditions, ticket validity, ticket availability, additional charges, seat availability, etc. Any additional charges imposed by the airlines will be fully borne by the passenger. For tours operated on chartered flights, no extenstion/deviation is permitted.

Extensions/deviations of stay will be at the customer's own expense and transfer to-and-from airport will not be provided.

When extension/deviation requested cannot be confirmed 3 weeks prior to group departure, the customer is deemed to return on the original flight/tour schedule booked and no cancellation of tour is allowed or cancellation charges apply.

For enquiries regarding the event(s), please call the Events & Activities Department at 6333 8811 (ext 140).