MariCar Experience

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This MariCar optional experience can be booked in conjunction with our Japan Explorer and our Epic Japan Adventure Budget group tours.

Dress up as a real-life superhero and discover Tokyo’s hidden gems on wheels as you take on the hustle and bustle of the city’s streets from your very own go-kart.

This add-on takes place on the evening of day 2, following sightseeing of Akihabara. Highlights include Asakusa – home to the city’s oldest temple, and the centre of the downtown district. At Ueno we pass the vibrant markets before driving through Tokyo’s famous shopping, dining and entertainment district – the Ginza. Our final stop is to Tokyo Skytree where we have the chance to take some photos with Japan’s tallest building.

To participate, you must have the following:
1) International Driving Permit (issued by signatories to the 1949 Geneva Convention)
For the USA - AAA; For the UK - AA or RAC or Post Office; For Australia - NRMA or RACQ or RACV or RAA or RAC or RACT or AANT


2) Foreign driving licence (issued in Switzerland, Germany, France, Taiwan, Belgium, Slovenia or Monaco) with Japanese translation by an authorised organisation.
If you have a domestic driving license of Switzerland, Germany, France, Taiwan, Belgium, Slovenia or Monaco, and its Japanese translation, you are allowed to drive in Japan for one year from the date of entry into Japan. Please take the following two documents and your passport with you.

In Switzerland Germany, France, Belgium, Slovenia, Monaco - an authorised organisation is Japan Automobile Federation (JAF) or your local Japanese embassy or consulate:

In Taiwan - an authorised organization is Japan Automobile Federation (JAF) (Tokyo, Yokohama, Osaka, Fukuoka, Naha), or the East Asia Relations Commission Driver's LicenseCenter:

Please note: Drivers licences from certain countries are not permitted to drive in Japan. For a full list please contact us.

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Additional Information

Starts/Ends: Tokyo
This MariCar optional experience is offered on the evening day 2 on our Japan Explorer and Epic Japan Adventure tours
For all budget tour groups starting in Tokyo, this add-on can be booked with pre-tour accommodation (pre accom at an additional cost, please enquire)
This add-on is subject to availability and must be booked in advance of travel. This add-on must be booked no later than 3 weeks prior to departure
Please note transfers are not included in the activity. Directions to the shop and instructions will be provided by your tour leader locally on the day
Maximum one person per go-kart
Customers wishing to book this add-on must bring their passport and hold a valid international permit or driving licence with Japanese translation done by an authorised organisation
This activity might be fully booked during high season. If so, we will book an alternate courses in Tokyo, Osaka or Kyoto instead
Please ensure you have adaquate travel insurance for all choosen activities during your holiday

What's Included

1.5 - 2 hour go-kart excursion through Tokyo’s streets
Services of an experienced English-speaking local guide
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