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UNESCO World Heritage SHIRAKWAGO 1 Day tour by BUS from Kanazawa

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Shirakawago was designated as UNESCO World Hetitage site in 1995. There are 60 Gassho-Zukuri farmhouses and about 40 Gassho-style storages in the village. The shape of big slanted roofs resembles in the gesture of bringing arms and hands together in prayer. This gesture is called Gassho in Japanese. We will visit Shiroyama observation deck, a typical Gassho farmhouse inside, and stroll through the village.

Kanazawa Tour Guide - Yoji K.
Yoji K.
5.00 / 5
(22 reviews)
08:30 AM

Meeting Point

At your hotel

09:00 AM

JR Kanazawa station

9:10 Depart Kanazawa

10:35 Arrive at Shirakawago


We take a bus to Shirakawago for 1.5 hours

10:40 AM

Arrival at Shirakawago

We walk around Shirakawago

01:50 PM

Shirakawago

We take a bus back to Kanazawa

03:00 PM

JR Kanazawa station

I will take you to yout hotel or wherever you want me to drop off.

Ending Point

At your hotel

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

Guide fee, hotel pick-up

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What‘s not included

Bus fee (you and the guide): 5,200 yen for roundtrip between Kanazawa and Shirakawago

Lunch: 1,500 - 2,000 yen

Entrance fee: 300 - 600yen, depending on how many house you would visit.

Tour Important Information

1, This tour basically starts and ends in Kanazawa.

If you like to change the last destination, not Kanazawa, please feel free to ask me.

As your option, I also can guide you Gifu, Takayama, in next day. 1st day: Shirakawago 2nd day: Gifu Takayama


2, The bus going to Shirakawago is very popular. We may need to reserve in advance.

Depending on which bus we could reserve, our starting and ending time would be changed. It is advisable to book at least one week advance to confirm this tour due to the bus ticket's popularity.

Cancellation Policy

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Kanazawa Tour Reviews

Personalized one day Kanazawa Highlights

We ended up making a rather last minute decision on the destination for our day trip out of Tokyo and to take the Shinkansen to Kanazawa instead of Kyoto. We were scrambling to work out an itinerary for the city and where to go and what to see. We thought the best way would be to get a tour guide to bring our family of 7 around. We managed to get Yoji and what a blessing it was. He was quick to respond and able to make adjustments along the way to accommodate our youngest (6y). He devised a well balanced, interesting and most importantly well paced series of attractions. He had very good knowledge of the attractions and we were able to connect immediately with him. We would absolutely recommend him to anyone who is going to Kanazawa.

Roanna F.

Thank you very much for great review and comment on me. I had great time with such a sweet family. I hope all of you enjoyed the trip to Kanazawa. Please come to winter next time when you visit. Thank you very much for choosing me as your guide. I was very lucky to be found by you in last minute. See you soon Yoji

Informative and delightful trip! Very customizable.

Yoji is excellent communicator. From beginning I knew I needed custom tour and our communication was solid. I knew exactly what was included in the tour and the cost. His knowledge of the area is great and he is a pleasant guide. We had a nice tour of Shiragawa-go and got to see everything we wanted in a limited amount of time. I recommend!

Barbara J.

Thank you very much for your great review and comment on my tour. It was great meeting you and visiting Shirakawago with you. We had a limited time but we accomplished what both of you would like to see. I hope you enjoyed the sceneary of countryside in Japan on the way to Shirakawago. You may felt the earthquake next morning.. I really hope you had a wonderful memory and impression on Kanazawa. Again, thank you very very much for giving me such a great opportunity to take you around.

C

Chris A.

5 / 5
May 30, 2024

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Yoji-san made Kanazawa one of our favorite visits...

Yoji-san is a lovely human being, and great guide. We talked of history, politics, economics and the future of Japan. It was a remarkable day and he took us all around the city and made additional time for us without us asking him. we consider him a friend of the family now. I highly, highly, highly recommend spending time with him in his hometown of Kanazawa - or frankly wherever you might have the chance! Chris

Chris A.

Thank you very much for your great review on me. I had a wonderful time with your family. I feel the same way that you are the family of my best friend. You took care of me very well and politely. I really enjoy walking with your family and you. Since you are very knowledgeable person and well studied in Japanese history in advance. I hope I was good enough guide to you. Please stay in touch and let me know if you decide to come back to Japan again. Have a safe back to the states soon!

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