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NGO-1: Takayama and Shirakawago tour from Nagoya by train and public bus

This page explains about the Takayama and Shirakawago tour from Nagoya by train and public bus. Please read carefully and proceed to booking if you are OK with price and other conditions.

This tour does not include lunch in the quotation. Same tour including lunch in the quotation (NGO-1L) is here.


Since this tour uses JR train and public bus service, itinerary is fixed. There is no flexibility. If you need more flexible itinerary, consider a tour by car.

7:45 Depart from Nagoya Station, JR Tokai Express Hida No.1
10:02 Arrive at Takayama Station
Looking around Takayama (morning market, old streets, sake tasting, etc.)
11:50 Depart from Takayama Bus Center
12:57 Arrive at Shirakawago Bus Stop
Visit World Heritage Shirakawago Village
16:15 Depart from Shirakawago Bus Stop
17:20 Arrive at Takayama Bus Center
Shopping and early dinner if you like
18:45 Depart from Takayama Station by JR Tokai Express Hida No. 20
21:02 Arrive at Nagoya Station

Process of booking

1) You fill out the form below.

2) Confirm the information and send to us.

3) A copy will be sent to your e-mail address. If you don't get a confirmation e-mail, please try to fill out the form here again. Mail address you enter may be wrong.

4) We reply to you about the availability of tour guide, etc., and send you an invoice indicating a WEB page where you can make payment by your credit card.

5) The tour is booked after the confirmation of your payment.

6) Our guide will contact you by e-mail.


Meeting point: You shall meet with our guide at Nagoya Station or Takayama Station. Hotel pick up is available in central Nagoya with additional fees for transportation.

Timing of payment: You are required to pay at least one month prior to the date of your tour. If there are less than a month left, please make payment immediately.

Mode of payment: Online payment by credit card. There is no other option of payment.

Cancellation Policy: If you cancel your reservation of tour, the following will be charged.

30-15 days before the departure day: 20% of the tour fee
14-3 days before the departure day: 30% of the fee
2-1 days before the departure day: 50% of the fee
The departure day and No show: 100% of the tour fee

Maximum number of passengers: 9 people. Since the seats in trains and buses are limited in number, we cannot accept 10 or more people with this tour. If your group is 10 or more, consult us from here. We recommend you a bus tour.

Application form of the tour

Number of travelers

Prices below include round trip tickets from Nagoya Station to Takayama and Shirakawago (train and public bus), a guide, and 8% tax.

Children and infant: Each adult can take a small child (6 year old or below) free of charge, but no seat can be assigned to that child. If the child needs a seat in train and bus, then count him/her as one person.

Please choose the number of persons including children who need seats. Prices are just estimates and the final quotation will be given later.

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Language of guide

Language for the tour is generally in English. Guides in Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese and French are also available but the number is very limited. You can request your preferred language but, if guide is not available in that language, an English-speaking guide will be assigned for you.

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Your contact information

Please provide information about you.

Your full name
Your e-mail address
Your e-mail address again for confirmation
Your nationality
Your hotel in Nagoya (if it is not decided, please state so)
Date of tour (year/month/day)
If you need hotel pick up, lunch to be included in the tour, or if you have some inquiries, please write in the box below.

Takayama and Shirakawa-go Private Tours