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Takayama and Shirakawago tour ( or Takayama tour )

Day Trip

Satomi O.

4.00(1) reviews
Gifu
English
9 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 5 people

Takayama and Shirakawago are very popular tourist spots. About 2 and half hours bus ride from Nagoya will take you to Takayama. In Takayama you can enjoy Japanese traditional old towns and an old building which was used as a government office of Tokugawa Shogunate. In Shirakawago, you can visit unique old houses. This village is designated as World Cultural Heritage Site.

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

At your hotel in Takayama or in Nagoya

10:30

Old building used as Tokugawa Shogunate government office (Jinya)

This building was used as the Samurai government office in Samurai period.

11:30

Old town in Takayama

This old town is designated as Important Preservation District of Historic Buildings. You can enjoy the atmosphere of old Japan.

Let's have lunch here.

14:30

Shirakawago and its unique old houses called Gassho Zukuri

This village is designated as the World Heritage Site. You can see a lot of unique houses called Gassho style houses.

Ending Point

At your hotel in Takayama or in Nagoya

What to Expect

Takayama and Shirakawago are very popular tourist spots. About 2 and half hours bus ride from Nagoya will take you to Takayama, which is located in Gifu Prefecture. In Takayama you can enjoy Japanese traditional old town and an old building which was used as a government office of Tokugawa Shogunate in Edo period. Takayama is famous for Hida beef. Hida beef is one of the famous Japanese beef. You can enjoy Hida beef lunch in Takayama. In spring and fall, people in Takayama have festivals. Floats parade is held in these festivals. You can see the floats at Floats Museum. About 50 minutes bus ride from Takayama will take you to Shirakawago. Shirakawago is an old village and you can see many unique houses. These houses are called Gassho Zukuri. Gassho means joining hands in prayer. The roof shape of the house is similar to the hands in prayer. You can look at the house not only from outside but also from inside. This village is designated as World Cultural Heritage Site.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up

What‘s not included

transportation fee ( you and guide ) : bus fare to Shirakawago for a round trip - about 4500 yen / adult , lunch ( you and guide ), entrance fee to Jinya or the government office of Tokugawa Shoguname ( you ) : 420 yen / adult, entrance fee to Floats Museum ( you ): 900 yen / adult

transportation fee ( you and guide ) : bus fare for a round trip - about 6000 yen / adult ( In case I attend you from Nagoya )

Important Information

1) We walk a lot, so please wear comfortable shoes.

2) There are many restaurants and shops which don't accept credit cards in Takayama, so please prepare cash.

3) If we start from Nagoya, I will meet you at your hotel early in the morning. (about 6:45 AM)

4) If we start from Nagoya, our tour starts before 7AM and finish around 7PM.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time

Reviews

J

Joy R.

Oct 11, 2019

Enjoyable tour.

Satomi is warm, knowledgeable and patient. Quite helpful too.

Satomi O.

Thank you for your review I hope you enjoyed dinner!

$247/ per group

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