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A Day in Shirakawa Village and Takayama

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Explore the historical sites of Gifu Prefecture in a day

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  • Conditional Cancelation*
  • Print Voucher
  • 14 Hrs Duration
  • English / Japanese
  • Join In Group
  • Meet Up With Guide
  • With admission included, visit Shirakawa Village during winter and be mesmerized by the beauty of snow capped traditional houses this UNESCO world heritage site is so famous for
  • Explore Takayama, a city buried in the mountainous Hida region, known for its beautifully preserved old town
  • Savour a delicious and tasty buffet of over 40 dishes for lunch
  • Stay informed and connected with free WiFi on the bus, and maps and brouchures provided in both English and Chinese
Most Recent Review

  • 16 Aug 2018
    Great experience! The villages were quaint and beautiful and we were blessed with good weather. I would definitely recommend this tour to those who would like to catch a glimpse of the lovely Japanese countryside!

US$ 72.39

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  • One Day Tour

    Package Details

    Inclusive Of:

    • Lunch buffet
    • Shirakawa-go admission ticket
    • Free WiFi and charging ports on the bus
    • Tourist map and brochure (CN/EN)
    • English speaking staff for basic information
    • Japanese speaking guide
    • Roundtrip bus transfers

    Not Inclusive Of:

    • Shirakawa-go Light Up admission

    US$ 72.39

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    Package Details

    Inclusive Of:

    • Lunch buffet
    • Shirakawa-go admission ticket
    • Free WiFi and charging ports on the bus
    • Tourist map and brochure (CN/EN)
    • English speaking staff for basic information
    • Japanese speaking guide
    • Roundtrip bus transfers

    Not Inclusive Of:

    • Shirakawa-go Light Up admission
What To Expect

Begin your winter adventure in Nagoya where, after redeeming your printed voucher for a bus pass, you'll depart from Meitetsu Bus Center for the scenic two hour journey to Takayama. Explore the old towns and rural elements of this historic district by yourselves before rejoining the group for a lunch buffet featuring over 40 different dishes in downtown Takayama. After lunch, you will depart for Shirakawa Village, a quaint Japanese village with traditional houses still standing to this day. You will spend 80 minutes touring around this beautiful site before leaving for Nagoya Station where you will be dropped off. Guide services are only provided in Japanese whilst English speakers will receive information booklets in English. This tour is best recommended for the easy and convenient transport, delicious buffet lunch and outstanding destinations that speak for themselves.

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Spend time threading between these traditional wooden houses in Shirakawa Village
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Spend time threading between these traditional wooden houses in Shirakawa Village
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Stroll through the old town of Takayama to get a vintage vibe of the Japanese culture
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Spend time threading between these traditional wooden houses in Shirakawa Village
Activity Information
Confirmation

Confirmation:

  • You will receive confirmation of your booking's availability within 1 business day. Once confirmed, we will send you the voucher via email
  • In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email
Itinerary

Itinerary:

  • 8:00am meet on the 4F of Meitetsu Bus Center (about 20 minutes)
  • 11:30am visit Takayama Historic District
  • 1:00pm lunch buffet in downtown Takayama
  • 2:00pm depart for Shirakawa Village
  • 3:00pm 80 minutes at Shirakawa Village
  • 4:20pm depart from Shirakawa Village
  • 7:10pm arrive at Nagoya Station
Insider Tips

Insider Tips:

  • Please wear comfortable shoes and warm winter clothes
Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Child ticket: Age 2-11
  • Children aged 0-1 are not allowed to participate in this activity
  • Visitors aged 2-19 are not allowed to participate alone, unless accompanied by adults aged 20+
  • All seats are assigned and foreign vistors may be placed in the back seats due to language services being provided in Japanese
  • The tour will be conducted with Japanese tourists on board and introductions will be delivered in Japanese
  • Foreign vistors will be given an English and Chinese language brochure
  • There will be English speaking staff to provide basic information such as meet up spots and travel times
  • No Chinese services are available
How To Use
  • You must present a printed voucher for this activity
  • The voucher is valid only on date and time specified
  • Please redeem for the physical bus ticket on 4F of Meitetsu Bus Center

Meet Up Time and Location:

  • 8:00am on 4F of Meitetsu Bus Center
Meitetsu Bus Center
  • Address: 〒450-0002 Aichi-ken, Nagoya-shi, Nakamura-ku, Meieki, 1 Chome−1
  • Opening hours: 6:40am-11:10pm

How To Get There:

  • From Meitetsu Nagoya Station: Exit Meitetsu Nagoya Station by the Central gate (underground). Walk south about 50 m and take the escalator in front of 'Nana-chan,' the huge mannequin, to get to the Meitetsu Bus Center entrance. Use the escalator to get to the highway bus platform on the third floor
  • From JR Nagoya Station (Hirokoji Exit): Exit JR Nagoya Station (Hirokoji Exit), turn right and walk about 50m along the back side of Meitetsu Department Store. Take the stairs at the West Exit of Meitetsu Bus Center. Go to the East Exit when using the escalator
Cancelation Policy
  • Full refunds will be issued for cancelations made at least 14 days prior to the activity
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Reviews (635) 4.6
  • Wong 16 Aug 2018
    Great experience! The villages were quaint and beautiful and we were blessed with good weather. I would definitely recommend this tour to those who would like to catch a glimpse of the lovely Japanese countryside!
  • SEE WAN HELENE 15 Aug 2018
    Nice and good tour guide. The English-speaking staff tried her best to introduce everything.
  • Chi Hang Kevin 12 Aug 2018
    great arrangement on every small details
  • Xi Qian 9 Aug 2018
    A nice day trip out from Nagoya. The two tour guides and driver are superb! Kudos to them. Pace of the trip was alright. Will recommend others to join this day tour. Shirakwago is stunning. A pity is the super hot weather
  • Kristine Marjorie 4 Aug 2018
    We even didn't show up as we had to postponed this due to emergency concerns but Klook didn't grant a refund.

    Reply from Klook

    Thank you for choosing Klook and taking time to leave us with a review. Kindly be reminded that there would be detailed terms and conditions for each activity. Please refer to the cancelation policy before making your purchases on our website as some activities cannot be canceled/amended once booked. We appreciate your kind understanding and cooperation. Thank you!
  • YONG HUI KEVIN 2 Aug 2018
    Timing is just right, places are beautiful and interesting, and lunch buffet is provided. Enjoyed my trip!
  • KIN YEE 2 Aug 2018
    It was a very well organised and effective tour to visit 2 places in 1 day. Both japanese and english speaking guides were great. English videos of Takayama & Shiragawa-go were played on the coach. Lunch buffet was so-so. Anyway we had a great time and would definitely recommend this tour.
  • KAM CHUEN 31 Jul 2018
    Very enjoy,beautiful environment ,nice bus ,good tour
  • Soo Kuan 30 Jul 2018
    Great place, great lunch, worth what we paid for. Will definitely recommend friends to go for this.
  • Eric jui hung 29 Jul 2018
    great trip for family, very nice lunch buffet, kids love it
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