Enjoy tasting a variety of local food and saké in Takayama on this 2.5-hour tour. Visit local shops that you can’t find on your own to taste and learn about the culture and history related to them. A local guide will explain the culinary culture and history that developed in Takayama due to its isolated location. Explore the old town with an exotic atmosphere. Soak-up the daily lives of people in Takayama and discover the special fascination of the rural Japan.
• 2.5 hours
This is a sake tasting activity for international travelers in English. You can learn what the difference is between different types of sake, how to make sake and how to pair food with sake. Through this activity, you will understand the basics of sake and be able to choose your favorite sake after joining the activity. The sake tasting is held in Kanoya restaurant, a cozy Japanese restaurant.
• 1 hour
Edo-era architecture, samurai stories and houses shaped like praying hands — experience Japanese history and culture on this 3-day tour from Kyoto to three of Japan’s must-visit historical cities: Takayama, Shirakawago and Kanazawa. With a professional guide, you'll explore traditional homes, UNESCO-listed folk villages and other impressive sites such as Kenroku-en Garden. Relax easy with prearranged transport to all locations, and enjoy your choice of standard or deluxe hotel accommodation in Takayama and Kanazawa. This is a one-way tour, ending in Tokyo.
• 3 days
Shirakawa-go, preserving traditional Japanese houses and lifestyle listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites! Shirakawago's traditional wooden houses have a unique structure that can only be seen in the snowy areas. Especially, if you visit Shirakawa-go when snow accumulates, you will be able to see more beautiful sceneries.Takayama, known for its traditional culture and history, is known as 'Little Kyoto'. It's as if you are back in the past! I also want to let you know about Takayama especially for people who want to fall in the charms of Japanese small towns. Because it is so popular tour, it is necessary to make a reservation in advance !
• 12 hours
Shirakawa-go, preserving traditional Japanese houses and lifestyle listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites! It will be unforgottable experience to explore Shirakawa-go and Takayama.---------Meetup Info:• Time: 08:00• Location: Kani Doraku Dotomborihigashi• Address: 1 Chome-1-3 Dōtonbori, Chūō-ku, Ōsaka-shi, Ōsaka-fu 542-0071, Japan----------Itinerary:• First Day08:00 - 08:10 Meet up and departure from Osaka Kanidouraku10:10 - 10:30 EXPASA Service Area12:10 - 14:10 Lunch+ Gujyo-hachiman down town15:30 - 17:30 UNESCO World Heritage Sites! Shirakawago's traditional wooden houses18:30 Arrive at Taka-Yama station, finish the schedule of first day.• Second Day08:30 - 11:00 Meet up at Taka-Yama station, the tourist guide will lead the customer to Nagabashi-koen,Takayama down town11:10 - 11:20 Departure form Taka-Yama station11:30 - 12:30 Visit the RAMEN factory and Taste Ramen on the Saka-kura 15:30 - 17:00 Kyoto, Mitsui Outlet Park Shiga Ryuo18:30 Arrive at Osaka
• 2 days
On this tour, we will take you to Takayama from Tokyo using our own minivan or coach. We pick you up at a hotel or apartment in Tokyo City except Adachi-ku, Arakawa-ku, Edogawa-ku, Katsushika-ku and Kita-ku.On the way to Takayama, you go on Norikura Skyline on Mt. Norikura that is located in the highest place as a motorway in Japan. It is forbidden to go there by car to protect the nature, but, our green licensed vehicles are accessible. Even in summer, skilled skier visits Mt. Norikura to enjoy skiing.There is a place called "Ohanabatake" that means a flower garden, and you enjoy hiking there. It is easy for senior and children. The blooming of alpine plants in early summer, and autumn leaves in September to October are waiting for you. Don't miss the hidden garden beyond clouds.We drop you off at Takayama station, Hotel Associa Tayama or Hotel Green Plaza Takayama and the tour is ended.
• 10 hours
Explore Shirakawa-go and Hida Takayama thanks to this 8-hour package tour with access to a private vehicle exclusively for you and your travelling companions. The English-speaking driver will take you first to the World Heritage site Shirakawa-go followed by Hida Takayama, known for its exquisitely preserved old town. Stay in Takayama for the evening for a delicious Hida beef dinner before visiting the Hida Folk Village winter light-up event.
• 8 hours
Take to the skies on the Shin-Hotaka Ropeway and admire the breathtaking autumn leaves scenery spread below you before exploring the charming city of Takayama on this day trip from Nagoya to Takayama, Gifu Prefecture. There are only two departure dates (October 3 & 6) so get booking now!
• 13 hours
Visit the best parts of Takayama & Shirakawago with a private English speaking guide. You will be taken to the Sanmachi Street in Takayama, where you'll see the old castle town which has many restaurants, souvenir shops. Walk along the traditional local food street where Mitarashi Dango (rice dumpling in a sweet soy sauce) is the local specialty. The tour will also go to Shirakawago to see Japanese traditional buildings. You will learn the history of Shirakawago, how people have remained those life style. Take a photos of the well-preserved Shirakawago, then your tour will end at Kanazawa.
• 2 days
2 Days Bus Trip bound for Tateyama Kurobe Alpen Route. On the first day, the traveler will be directed for visiting the Japanese Classic Town Hida Takayama World and then Cultural Heritage Shirakawago. At each places, traveler will be given 60 minutes to explore and enjoy the area. Once finish, all traveler will be taken to hotel in Toyama.On the second day, traveler will leave for the Tateyama Kurobe Alpen Route. The trip within Alpen Route itself, will approximately take 5-7 hours. Traveler will be able to experience various type of rides including electric bus, cable car, and rope-way while exploring the route until they reach the Snow Wall at Murodo. The end point will be different from the start, therefore traveler will be able to experience different view as before.
• 2 days