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Takayama and Shirakawago tour ( or Takayama tour )

9 Hours
up to 5 people
English ( Business )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

Takayama and Shirakawago are very popular tourist spots. About 2 and half hours bus ride from Nagoya will take you to Takayama. In Takayama you can enjoy Japanese traditional old towns and an old building which was used as a government office of Tokugawa Shogunate. In Shirakawago, you can visit unique old houses. This village is designated as World Cultural Heritage Site.


Feel free to personalize this offer with Satomi.

  • 10:30 AM

    Old building used as Tokugawa Shogunate government office (Jinya)

    This building was used as the Samurai government office in Samurai period.

  • 11:30 AM

    Old town in Takayama

    This old town is designated as Important Preservation District of Historic Buildings. You can enjoy the atmosphere of old Japan.
    Let's have lunch here.

  • 14:30 PM

    Shirakawago and its unique old houses called Gassho Zukuri

    This village is designated as the World Heritage Site. You can see a lot of unique houses called Gassho style houses.

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Departure & Return

Starting time 09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point At your hotel in Takayama or in Nagoya
Ending Point At your hotel in Takayama or in Nagoya

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up

What‘s not included

transportation fee ( you and guide ) : bus fare to Shirakawago for a round trip - about 4500 yen / adult , lunch ( you and guide ), entrance fee to Jinya or the government office of Tokugawa Shoguname ( you and guide ) : 420 yen / adult, entrance fee to Floats Museum ( you and guide ): 900 yen / adult
transportation fee ( you and guide ) : bus fare for a round trip - about 6000 yen / adult ( In case I attend you from Nagoya )


1) We walk a lot, so please wear comfortable shoes.
2) There are many restaurants and shops which don't accept credit cards in Takayama, so please prepare cash.
3) If we start from Nagoya, I will meet you at your hotel early in the morning. (about 6:45 AM)
4) If we start from Nagoya, our tour starts before 7AM and finish around 7PM.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make changes after I book?

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

Starting and ending points of the tour.

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.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

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.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Reviews ( 1 )
4.0 (1) Reviews
Very Good
Joy Joy Philippines ( Family )
Very Good
1 year ago

“ Enjoyable tour. ”

Satomi is warm, knowledgeable and patient. Quite helpful too.


Thank you for your review I hope you enjoyed dinner!

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