VACC tour of Japan

Technology, History, Sake

$15,129 ex GST

October

2020

All Tours Include

Private Room Accomodation

Economy Airfares & Private Transfers

All Entry Fees & Tickets

Dedicated IST Tour Guides

Includes GST and other taxes*

Japan is one of the world’s largest producers of vehicles, and is a country renowned for innovation, precision engineering and beautiful design. Highlights of the VACC tour of Japan include the F1 Grand Prix in Suzuka, the Electric Vehicle and Hybrid Vehicle Exhibition in Tokyo, the Toyota Kaikan Museum and Plant Tour, and a Toyota drive day to remember. You’ll soak up the delights of Tokyo, Nagoya, Kyoto and Osaka, experiencing the unique blend of traditional and futuristic that exist harmoniously throughout this picturesque country, with divine culinary adventures along the way. There’s plenty of ground to cover and no better way to do that than the iconic shinkansen, or bullet train. The efficient transport system travels speeds of 320km/h.

Formula 1 GP

The Japanese Formula 1 GP is 53 laps of the Suzuka International Racing Course and you’ll witness the epic race as drivers roar around the 5.807 km track. This historic racetrack has a reputation for being one of the most challenging circuits in F1. With its figure-eight design, it’s the only track of its kind in the circuit. You know it’s going to be a good race when the difficulty goes up, everyone will need to bring their A game.

Electric Vehicle Plug In Expo

You’ll be heading to the Electric Vehicle & Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle Exhibition in Tokyo, Japan. With over 500 exhibitors showcasing the best of plug-in hybrid & electric vehicles, spare parts, accessories, and more, this is an expo of the future of the automotive industry that shouldn’t be missed. Over 20,000 visitors are expected to the walk the space, so you will have the opportunity to rub shoulders with thousands of industry innovators and experts.

Toyota Museum & Factory Tour

The Toyota Museum and Factory tour is an immersive experience covering all aspects of this iconic brand’s operations, including a unique snapshot of their innovative approach to vehicle design and production. You’ll see their diverse efforts in hybrid technologies, safety initiatives, and innovative manufacturing processes, and gain insights into their global vision. All their latest models are on display including their coolest motor sports and rally program racing cars.

Kyoto Destination Tour

With a reputation as one of the most beautiful cities, a tour of this great city will go further than the modern glass exterior of the urban sprawl. You will explore the natural exteriors, with stunning temples and parks that will delight the eye. From the traditional hidden beauty of the countryside to the sleek, futuristic city centre of Kyoto, you will experience it all – food, architecture and culture.

Bullet Train

Shinkansen high-speed trains are the fastest and most exciting way to get around Japan. You’ll travel from Tokyo to Nagoya, a three hour, 350km trip. Don’t miss Mount Fuji on the right side of the train around Shin-Fuji Station, about 40-45 minutes into the journey. The train travels at 320km/h. It’s known for punctuality (most trains depart on time to the second ), comfort (relatively silent cars with spacious, forward-facing seats), and safety.

Your Itinerary

Day
Date
Activity
City
Day 1
6-10-20
Depart Melbourne
Melbourne
Day 2
7-10-20
Electric Vehicle Plug In Expo
Tokyo
Day 3
8-10-20
Electric Vehicle Plug In Expo
Tokyo
Day 4
9-10-20
Transit
Nagoya
Day 5
10-10-20
Formula 1 GP
Nagoya
Day 6
11-10-20
Formula 1 GP
Nagoya
Day 7
12-10-20
Toyota Museum & Factory Tour
Nagoya
Day 8
13-10-20
Toyota Drive Day
Nagoya
Day 9
14-10-20
Tour & Transit
Kyoto
Day 10
15-10-20
Depart Osaka
Osaka

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