You can make a day tour from Tokyo to Takayama and Shirakawago, and arrive at Kyoto within a same day.
You take Shinkansen from Tokyo (or Shinagawa) Station to Nagoya Station. At Nagoya Station, meet with our guide and take a tour to Takayama and Shirakawago by car. If you use train from Nagoya to Takayama, or public bus, you can make Takayama only but not Shirakawago.
We also advice you to book a table for lunch since your schedule is very tight. We can do it for you.
2-day private tour of Tokyo-Takayama-Shirakawago-Kyoto is also avialble. Please contact us.
If you do not need a private tour but are interested in a packaged tour, please see below. These tours are not operated by us, though.
Make your own trip from Tokyo to Nagoya. You need a ticket of Shinkansen from Tokyo or Shinagawa Station to Nagoya Station. If you have Japan Rail Pass, you can use it. If you don't, you buy tickets. If you like, we include the price of the Shinkansen tickets in the price of your tour. We send the tickets to your hotel.
In this itinerary, you meet with our guide at Nagoya Station and take a car from Nagoya Station to Takayama and Shirakawago
Shinkansen fares (Kyoto-Nagoya-Kyoto), meals and admissions can be included upon request. Smaller cars are available for smaller groups and buses are also available for larger groups..
7:13-8:54 Take Shinkansen from Tokyo Station to Nagoya Station
9:00 Leave from Nagoya Station
11:30 Arriving at the view point of Shirakawago and tour in Shirakawago, lunch in Shirakawago
14:00 Move from Shirakawago to Takayama
15:00 Walk and shop around in old town of Takayama.
17:00 Leave from Takayama
19:00 Arriving at Nagoya Station
19:11-19:47 Nagoya Station to Kyoto Station by Shinkansen