Shirakawa-go

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).

Guided Takayama half day tour / Takayama walking tour

TakayamaDo you need a guide in Takayama?

Ready made Takayama tour by Viator

A TripAdvisor company Viator provides several pre-prepared package tours in and around Takayama. Please follow the link below, if you are interested in.

Our customizable private tours

We also provide guided Takayama half day tour / Takayama walking tour. Our guide take you around every bit of Takayama City.

Takayama tour can be conducted in the morning or in the afternoon. If you like to visit morning market, then morning tour is the must.

You can include lunch in your itinerary. Do you like to take Hida beef dishes? Or we can prepare vegetarian and halal meals.

Standard time for a tour is 4 hours without lunch.

It is also possible to combine with Shirakawago tour. For example, you visit Takayama old town in the morning, and then go to Shirakawago in the afternoon.

Standard fee for a licensed guide for 4-hour tour is 30,000 yen per group. Currently Englishi-speaking guide is available in Takayama. If you need other languages such as Chinese, French, Spanish and Portuguese, we send our guide from Nagoya, so the fee will be higher.

If you like to visit places out of Takayama City, such as Hida Folk Village Hidano Sato, Ankoku-ji Temple or Utsue 48 Falls, we can prepare a car for your group. Please enquire.

If you are coming from Nagoya, Kanazawa, Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka and any other cities, we provide you advice and make plan for you. Please feel free to contact us.

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Takayama and Shirakawa-go Private Tours