No more tours available during 22nd Dec 2019 - 5 Jan 2020

We have no more cars for the period 22nd Dec 2019 - 5 Jan 2020. So we do not conduct more tours during this period. Sorry for your inconvenience.

Contact us at least 2 weeks before your tour

Please contact us at least 2 weeks before the scheduled date of your tour. Otherwise, it is not possible to make necessary arrangement for your tour. If you plan a trip to Japan in high seasons (December-January, late March-early April, late April-early May), please contact us at least ONE MONTH before, or preferably TWO MONTHS before the tour date. The number of cars and drivers is very limited.

Year end and new year

Please note that during year-end and new-year holiday period (28 Dec - 5 Jan), high season price are to be applied. Typically, 10,000-15,000 yen per a car will be added to ordinary prices. Please also note that availability of cars and guides is alredy limited during this period.

Shirakawago light-up event 2020

On the days of Shirakawago light-up events, only registered cars are allowed to have access to the area on the days of events. So we are not going to offer private light-up tours in 2020 . Some group tours are available from Nagoya and Takayama (see here).

Special offer from Nagoya to Takayama/Shirakawago (Tour NGO-4)

A bus company gives us a special offer of their 18-seater minibus from Nagoya or Gifu-Hashima Station. This is the most recommendable tour plan for groups of up to 17 pax for Takayama and Shirakawago.

Those who come from Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka and other places can take Shinkansen to Nagoya Station (from Tokyo and Yokohama) or Gifu-Hashima Station (from Osaka and Kyoto), and then take this tour. Please prepare your Shinakansen tickets by yourself or ask us for purchase and booking (service charge will be applied).

Duration of tour is 10 hours from Nagoya Station or Gifu-Hashima Station. Since this is a private car hiring, departure time can be flexible.

8:30 Meet with our driver at Nagoya or Gifu-Hashima Station).
9:00-11:00 Nagoya-Takayama
11:00-13:30 Tour in Takayama and lunch
13:30-14:30 Takayama-Shirakawago
14:30-16:30 Visit World Heritage Shirakawa-go Village
16:30-19:30 Shirakawago-Nagoya or Gifu-Hashima Station

Arrangement of lunch in Shirakawago is available for a group of 5 or larger. See this page. The popular traditional set menu with Hida beef is 1,620 yen (plus tax) per person.

Price of the tour is fixed at 140,000 yen (18-seater minibus) including driver, highway tolls, parking fees, an English-speaking guide, and 10% tax. Meals and entrance fees are not included in the price.

During Christmas and New Year's holiday season, high season rate is applied.

There is only one mini-bus available a day. So please ask for the availability.

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Takayama and Shirakawa-go Private Tours