The Itinerary (may subject to change)
Day 1 (4 August) - Arrive at Tokyo, pick up car on the way to Omachi
Day 2 (5 August) - Mount Tate (from the east side of Omachi) *
Day 3 (6 August) - Omachi => Tateyama station
Day 4 (7 August) - Mount Tate (West hike from Tateyama) *
Day 5 (8 August) - Tateyama => Shirakawa
Day 6 (9 August) - Climb Hakusan *
Day 7 (10 August) - Shirakawa => Mount Fuji
Day 8 (11 August) - Mount Fuji *
Day 9 (12 August) - Fuji => Tokyo
Day 10 (13 August) - Tokyo
* denotes Hiking/climb dates
Why you should go on a Road Trip in Japan.
✔ FREEDOM to go anywhere, stop at anyplace, anytime. The schedule is ours! We decide.
✔ No need hotel booking and tied to fix itinerates.
✔ Japan is one of the safest countries in the world to do this.
✔ You can park & sleep in your Campervan almost anywhere (as long as the vehicle is legally parked).
✔ For your daily needs, there are more than 3,000 hot springs - where you can take a
shower and relax in a hot pool.
✔ There are clean toilets with drinking water available everywhere.
✔ Shopping is easy and plentiful.
✔ There are over 1,100 Free Parking Areas (as of May 2016), called Road Stations
(jap.=michi no eki) where you can park & sleep for free. These stations also sell food and drinks.
✔ There are hundreds of modern Service Parking Areas available on all Japanese highway.
✔ There are thousands of Free Parking Spots (parks, recreational areas, scenic spots with clean toilets) in remote places where you would expect little in the way of services.
✔ There are no dangerous animals.
✔ Coin operated laundries are available in every city.
✔ Hundreds of Camping Grounds stretch the length and breadth of Japan.
✔ There are hundreds of friendly Convenience Stores (open 24 hrs) where you can stock up on food,
find clean toilets and park & sleep overnight.
✔ You will not be alone. Many Japanese enjoy traveling by Campers. Join them and enjoy the
companionship of fellow Campers.
Land cost - $2300 SGD
Flight cost - varies from $500 - $800 (2 options)
*Rental of camper vans * *Road toll, parking fee, fuel charges * Accommodation in van and hotel *entry fees to onsens
* Flights * Travel insurance *Meals (free tripping) *visa *hiking gear *and any others not mentioned
A deposit of $380 sgd to Adventures Unlimited (TA02844)is required in order to confirm your slot.
Flight details will be provided upon receipt of deposit.
Registration and Payment Details:
Step 1- via ATM/Bank transfer to ADVENTURES UNLIMITED, DBS CURRENT A/C - 0039351950
Step 2: Whatapp proof of payment receipt to tel: 91040365
(IMPORTANT: PLEASE INDICATE "JAPAN ROAD ")
Step 3 Receipt for payment will be issued and you will be added into a dedicated whatsapp chat for this trip.
Hosted by: Francis Chuah and Kimberly Ma
IMPORTANT: Please note that this event is a recce trip by nature, and we are limiting it to friends of AV only. Members who are physically fit, independent, spontaneous and open to changes in plans are most welcomed to join us. Members should also have read and fit into "The 7 Travel Mantras" type of travelers we are looking for.