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  •   Musical instruments shop and training room
  •   Festival Floats Museum (Matsuri no Mori)
  •   Japanese Karaoke Box (OPTIONAL)


City Gifu
Depart From Gifu , Takayama
Meeting Point At your hotel in Takayama Area
Ending Point At your hotel in Takayama Area
Departure 09:30 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Duration 3:30h   Flexible
Languages English (License) , Thai (Fluent) , French (Intermediate)
Tour Type Private Tour ( only for you )
Number of people 2 ~ 6


50.60 USD

final price

FREE cancelation 14 days prior

per person
Adults Children
50.60 USD 36.80 USD

Extras (optional)

Extra hour charge(per person) in case the Optional Karaoke experiences of 1 hour are requested.. 18.40 USD

What to Expect

In this tour, you can experience 3 types of different Japanese traditional musical instruments, "Shamisen" "Taiko" and "Fue".
"Shamisen" is a three-stringed Japanese guitar, played with plectrum.
"Taiko" is Japanese drum.
"Fue" is Japanese bamboo flute.

All for complete beginners.
A teacher for musical instruments will first show their performances, then
they will teach you how to handle and play each instruments.
It is very unique experience only in Japan, and surely be the wonderful memory of your travel to Japan.

After the 90 mins musical lessons, we will visit Matsuri no Mori (Takayama Festival Museum) to actually observe the festival floats and puppets show together with traditional music by Taiko and Shino Bue.

Besides, if you are interested in totally different Japanese musical experiences, you can try Japanese Karaoke box for 1 hour,
with extra 2,000 JPY / person.

What‘s included

Guide fee (Certified English Tour Guide accompanying. Communications in French/Thai/Japanese are fluent as well)
A hired van with a driver.
Pick-up and send-off at your hotel in Takayama area.
Music Lesson fee.

What‘s not included

Entrance fee for Matsuri no Mori (Festival Museum), 900 yen per person.
(OPTIONAL) KARAOKE fee (300-400 yen per hour per person).

Extras (optional)

Extra hour charge(per person) in case the Optional Karaoke experiences of 1 hour are requested.. 18.40 USD

Frequently Asked Questions

Anyone can participate in this tour ?

If interested in the traditional Japanese music, anyone can participate in this tour. No need to be good in other form of music, and it doesn't require any musical skills or experiences.

How many persons can a van accommodate ?

Minimum 2, Maximum 6 passengers can be accommodated in a van at the same time.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email
After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you!

Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.
After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.
You’ll be able to see the guide’s e-mail address and phone number. You can contact your guide directly before the tour starts, and enjoy your tour on the day!
Yes, by using our secure online payment system, your payment information is encrypted and you are secured against fraud and unauthorized transaction.

Your credit card or PayPal account will be charged upon booking. However, if the guide does not accept your booking, the amount will be credited back to the account from which the charge was drawn.
No, our prices are 100% booking fee free – meaning the price you see is the amount you pay.
It depends on the location of your hotel and places you visit. But to give you an idea, it costs about 200-300yen for one place to the other, and the total is about 1,000yen for a full day tour.
Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.
Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.
Yes you can, but you have to pay an extra charge per person. The price depends on which guide you choose.
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3 months ago , ( Family ) , From: United States

“ Very knowledgeable, friendly, an has excellent English language skills ”

junichi was patient and helpful. We were late in meeting him but he was very accommodating. Our tour of Shirakawa-go was great. There were 4 in our family group & his van was spacious. I would highly recommend Junichi.

Thanks for your great review! I also enjoyed the tour and time spent together with your family in shirakawago and takayama town! All the bests!

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