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1-Day Guided Tour of Shiragawa-go and Takayama from Nagoya

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  • Transfers included

Explore both Takayama's historic city and Shiragawa-go, on a guided day tour from Nagoya.

Highlights

  • Immerse yourself in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Shiragawa-go and Takayama on a captivating full-day guided tour from Nagoya.

  • Explore the charming town of Takayama, indulging in local specialties and wandering the bustling markets of Miyagawa and Jinya-Mae.

  • Marvel at the diverse, picturesque landscapes, from rugged mountains to serene streams and lush paddy fields.

  • Behold the breathtaking UNESCO-listed landscapes and unique traditional houses of Shiragawa-go, where history comes alive.

  • Fun fact: The uniquely styled roofs in Shirakawa-go are called Gassho-zukuri and help shed heavy snow which is typical during the winters.

Inclusions

  • 1-day tour of Shiragawa-go and Takayama

  • Expert guides (Chinese, Japanese, or English)

  • Transportation

  • Driver

  • Restaurant recommendations

Exclusions

  • Entry to attractions

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Embark on a full-day journey from Nagoya to explore the hidden gems of Takayama and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Shiragawa-go.

Takayama Tour

Dive into the preserved town of Takayama, known for its rich history and vibrant markets, and stroll along Sannomachi Street, where local craftsmen showcase their skills, and indulge in culinary delights like Hida beef and Takayama ramen. For lunch, you will get expert recommendations for the best local spots to savor these culinary delights. Next, you can Immerse yourself in the authentic atmosphere of Miyagawa or Jinya-Mae Market to witness the pulse of local life and explore stalls offering a variety of goods.

Explore Shiragawa-go

Next, visit the enchanting village of Shiragawa-go. Here, you will get to feast your eyes on the UNESCO-listed landscapes, where traditional houses stand as timeless testaments to Japan's rich history along with serene mountains, lush paddy fields, and trickling rivers that define this region, earning it the name "the white river."

Your adventure will be hassle-free with convenient transportation and a knowledgeable guide. Don't miss the chance to visit the Ogimachi Castle Site Observatory for stunning views of Gassho-mura village and Mount Hakusan. Plus, take a moment to unwind at Ochiudo Cafe, famous for its unique atmosphere.

Itinerary

  • 8:30am: Pick-up from Nagoya Station

  • 11am: Sannomachi Street and Miyagawa or Jinya-Mae Market

  • 3pm: Shiragawa-go and Ogimachi Castle

Important Information

  • The itinerary may be adjusted according to weather, road conditions, and other reasons.

  • Seniors aged 70 and over must ensure that they are healthy enough to travel and must provide a health certificate for the activity provider to check (an electronic version is acceptable).

  • At least one adult passenger must accompany minors under the age of 18 throughout the journey.

  • Each person can carry 1 light handbag or backpack. If you need to carry suitcases or oversized luggage, which is not recommended, please note this when booking.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 10 mins before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide in front of Ministop Convenience store, Nagoya Station.

  • Address: 5-10 Tsubakichō, Nakamura Ward, Nagoya, Aichi 453-0015, Japan.

  • Landmark: Behind the BIC CAMERA, on the West Exit of Nagoya Station.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Nagoya Station (Shinkansen Exit). It is a quick 2-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board bus #Centrair Japan Intl Airport Limousine Bus to get you there.

By Train

  • The closest train station is Nagoya Station. It is a quick 1-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board trains #Aonami Line, #Chuo Line, #Hida and more to get you there.

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