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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  • 14 Hrs Duration
  • English / Japanese
  • Join In Group
  • Minimum 1 Travelers To Book
  • 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
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  • 18 Jul 2018
    The tour arrangement was great! The buffet was ok too. The English speaking guide was also helpful!

US$ 70.90

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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$ 70.90

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    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
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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 (589) 4.6
  • kin fun 18 Jul 2018
    The tour arrangement was great! The buffet was ok too. The English speaking guide was also helpful!
  • XIANGQU 18 Jul 2018
    The tour has a well organised schedule for each sightseeing spot. The English translator is very friendly and helpful. We will definitely recommend this tour to our friends if they visit Nagoya.
  • Linh 15 Jul 2018
    Rika, the English staff, was super helpful. She gave us detailed travelling tips at each stop, which I think was beyond her duty. The tour was amazing. Just one thing that could be improved was the lunch.
  • ROEL 9 Jul 2018
    If you want a very good tour package to Takayama and Shirakawa-go, I recommend you try this. The entire tour is well-organized. The lunch buffet is superb! The tour guides and driver are friendly and approachable. I will surely book again! Two thumbs up! 👍👍
  • chichiulawrence 9 Jul 2018
    j,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,good
  • Jenny 9 Jul 2018
    The whole very good journey, car seat is very comfortable, starting time is also on time. The tour guide is very intimate and provides English translation on the note and itinerary.
  • Ricky 9 Jul 2018
    We had a wonderful day tour and well spent in Shirakawa Village. The weather was nice, and tour guides are helpful.
  • VITA VERONICA 8 Jul 2018
    very very nice experience though it was snowstorm when we visit there
  • Sook Mei 5 Jul 2018
    Highly recommended, Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama are UNESCO World Heritage Sites you can't miss out on this place.
  • STEFANIA 25 Jun 2018
    This tour is worth its price. We didn't have to worry about anything during the trip aside from the time. Though we encountered a slight delay due to some circumstances, it was handled very promptly. The tour guides are professional but very warm as well.
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