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).

Kanazawa and Shirakawago Private tour

TakayamaDo you like to visit Kanazawa and Shirakawago? We offer private guided tours to Kanazawa and Shirakawago from various places such as Tokyo, Nagoya, Kyoto and Osaka. Currently, guides are available in English only.

In this tour, you can visit Shirakawago, Gokayama (optional), Takayama (optional) and various spots in Kanazawa City such as Kenrokuen Japanese Garden, Kanazawa Castle, Omicho Market, Higashi Chaya-machi, etc. You can consult with our guide because all our tours are private.

If you start your tour from Kanazawa, you meet with our guide in Kanazawa at the station or your hotel. If you start your tour from other cities, we arrange train tickets for you (service charge will be applied). You come to Kanazawa and meet with our guide.

You can visit Kanazawa and Shirakawago within a day from Osaka, Kyoto and Tokyo. But in Kanazawa you may visit only Kenrokuen Garden or another place of your choice.

If you like to explore Kanazawa and Shirakawago more, then we recommend a 2 days or 3 days from Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka or Kyoto.

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It is also possible to take a guide only for Kanazawa City and take a car to Shirakawago without guide. If you are considering Shirakawago tour from Kanazawa, see this page.

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Takayama and Shirakawa-go Private Tours