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A Half Day Tour in Takayama

4 Hours
up to 8 people
English ( Business )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

This half day tour is a walking tour.I will take you at least 3 places out of 4 places in the highlights, such as Takayama Jinya, Sanmachi, Miyagawa morning market and Takayama Festival Floats Exhibition Hall. It is really depends on how long you would like to spend at each place.


Feel free to personalize this offer with MAYUMI.

  • Takayama Jinya (The only remaining local government office of the 17th century)

  • Sanmachi (Nationally recognized important historical building preservation area )

  • Miyagawa morning market (one of the biggest morning markets in Japan )

  • Takayama Festival Floats Exhibition Hall (Festival floats are displayed)

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Departure & Return

Depart From Takayama
Starting time 09:30 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point At your hotel, if you are staying at a hotel in the center of Takayama or at a tourist information center in front of Takayama JR station
Ending Point At a convenient place for you in the center of Takayama

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, a hotel pick-up service in the center of Takayama

What‘s not included

A guide's transportation fee from home to your hotel is about 2,000 yen. Lunch, Entrance fee(430 yen for Takayama Jinya and 900 yen for Festival Floats Exhibition Hall)
If we use buses during the tour because of your physical conditon, bus fares are not included. A single fare is about 100-210 yen(The tour is basically a walking tour.)


I appreciate it if you book me in at least one week earlier than the day of the tour.

I am available for the tour from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.I can not accept a night tour.
I would appreciate it if you book this tour at least a week earlier than the date of the tour.
An admission fee is 430 yen for Takayama Jinya and 900 yen for Festival Floats Exhibition Hall.

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 )
3.0 (1) Reviews
Very Good
priscilla Priscilla Belgium ( Family )
2 years ago

“ Great English speaking tourguide ”

Good English language. Takayama not much to see. We had half a day. We discussed what time to start and informed that the market Area is not of or interest. On the day she told us that we had to wait before the first attraction would open, so we Will spent first half our at the market. But she really adapters the rest of the tour to our whishes.


Hello, Priscilla Thank you for writing a review of the tour. Takayama is located in a remote area but its layout is very compact. Visitors can walk here and there and discover a true life which is not written in a guidebook. Please come back here again in a different season ! I am sure you will see a lot of new things.

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