Shirakawa-go

Christmas and New Year season

Christmas and New Year season is the busiest holiday season in Japan. During this period (especially 24 Dec - 3 Jan), higher rates may be applied for car hiring, guides, admissions and meals.

If you plan a trip to Shirakawago in December 2018 via Nagoya, we recommend you to postpone it to after 4th January 2019. There is a shortage of car, guide and accommodation in Takayama/Shirakawago area. We cannot guarantee their availability. The cars from Kanazawa are still available on some days in December 2018.

Shirakawago Light-up events 2019

Due to new rule, only those who win the lottery can have access to light-up event of Shirakawago in 2019. So we cannot provide any tour for the Shirakawago light-up. You may still have a chace to experience smaller light-up event near Takayama in February.

Are you looking for a private tour to Takayama and Shirakawago?

TakayamaWe offer various forms of private tours to Takayama and Shirakawa-go. You can choose where you visit, from where you start your tour, how long you stay in Takayama and Shirakawa-go, etc.

Do you like to visit Takayama and/or Shirakawa-go with a guide? We offer private guided tours to Takayama and Shirakawa-go. Guides are available in English, Spanish, Chinese, French and Portuguese from Nagoya. From Takayama and Kanazawa, guides are available in English only.

If you stay in other cities such as Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto, we make arrangement for the transportation and hotel booking (if necessary) for you. Hotel pickup is available only in Takayama, Nagoya and near-by cities such as Gifu and Inuyama, and Kanazawa.

1-day special offer to Takayama and Shirakawago by a private van via Nagoya, click here. Those who come from Tokyo, Yokohama, Osaka, Kyoto, please come to Nagoya by Shinkansen.

Various Takayama and Shirakawago Tours

Shirakawago standard tours

If you are interested in a tour from Takayama to Shirakawago, click here.

If you are interested in a Takayama City Tour, click here.

If you are interested in a Kanazawa and Shirakawago Tour, click here.

If you are interested in a tour from Takayama to Shirakawago / Gokayama, click here.

If you are interested in a tour from Nagoya to Takayama / Shirakawago, click here.

If you are interested in a tour from Kanazawa to Takayama / Shirakawago, click here.

If you are interested in a tour from Kyoto to Takayama / Shirakawago, click here.

If you are interested in a tour from Osaka to Takayama / Shirakawago, click here.

If you are interested in a tour from Tokyo to Takayama / Shirakawago, click here.

If you are interested in a tour of Takayama / Shirakawago and Tateyama Snow Corridor, click here.

If you are interested in a tour from Takayama to Kisoji (Tsumago and Magome along Nakasendo Trail), click here.

If you like to make a tour to Takayama and Shirakawago from Tokyo and arrive at Kyoto (or vice versa) in the same day, we arrange a special itinerary.

If you like to start from places other than cities mentioned above, such as from Kobe, Hiroshima, Yokohama, Nagano, Omiya, etc., please contact us.

Shirakawago VIP tours

All inclusive Shirakawago and Takayama VIP tours available from Nagoya, click here.

All inclusive Shirakawago and Takayama VIP tours available from Kanazawa, click here.

Other bookings

If you like to book a ryokan or hotel in Takayama, click here.

If you like to book an accommodation in Shirakawago area, click here.

If you like to buy Shoryudo Bus Pass, click here.

If you like to join in a packaged tour, click here.

For other requirements, please contact us.

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Operators of tours

About the operators of Takayama and Shirakawa-go Private Tours, see this page.


Takayama and Shirakawa-go Private Tours