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Private Custom Full-Day Tour of Shirakawa-go from Takayama provided by Beauty of Japan

Private Custom Full-Day Tour of Shirakawa-go from Takayama

Private Custom Full-Day Tour of Shirakawa-go from Takayama
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£518.42
per group (up to 3)
Free Cancellation up to 7 days in advance
About
Shirakawa-go is recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site for being a village with houses made in the historical "gassho-zukuri" architecture (thatched roof house). This is an area where you can feel the magnificent nature and old lifestyle culture with Hirase-onsen where the onsen source comes from the foot of sacred mountain Hakusan. This private tour will help to make your trip an unforgettable one.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 7h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
Available languages
English
What to expect
  • Receive a pickup from your group’s accommodations in Takayama the morning, after which you’ll be transferred by private vehicle to Shirakawa-go to begin your personalized exploration. Depending on whether or not you’ve selected a guided trip, your excursion may also include a bilingual guide. Spend the rest of your day exploring this historic area however you see fit. Your driver can bring you to any number of city highlights. You might check out the lovingly-preserved gassho-zukuri farmhouses in Shirakawa-go, some of which date back more than 250 years. Another option is Shiroyama Observatory, offering great views of the entire Shirakawa-go area and an on-site restaurant. There’s also Matsuri no Mori, a site which showcases artifacts like taiko drums, floats, and karakuri dolls from the Takayama Festival. You’ll be dropped off back in Takayama at your accommodations at the end of your adventure.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 7h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
What to expect
  • Receive a pickup from your group’s accommodations in Takayama the morning, after which you’ll be transferred by private vehicle to Shirakawa-go to begin your personalized exploration. Depending on whether or not you’ve selected a guided trip, your excursion may also include a bilingual guide. Spend the rest of your day exploring this historic area however you see fit. Your driver can bring you to any number of city highlights. You might check out the lovingly-preserved gassho-zukuri farmhouses in Shirakawa-go, some of which date back more than 250 years. Another option is Shiroyama Observatory, offering great views of the entire Shirakawa-go area and an on-site restaurant. There’s also Matsuri no Mori, a site which showcases artifacts like taiko drums, floats, and karakuri dolls from the Takayama Festival. You’ll be dropped off back in Takayama at your accommodations at the end of your adventure.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 13441P44
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
  • Local guide (if option selected)
  • Driver
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
  • Transport by private vehicle
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
Duration
7h
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • We pickup from any hotel in Takayama city.
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • You have an option to choose with guide or no guide
  • If guide option is selected, please pay for guide's admission fee as well
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Inclusions
  • Local guide (if option selected)
  • Driver
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
  • Transport by private vehicle
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • We pickup from any hotel in Takayama city.
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
7h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • You have an option to choose with guide or no guide
  • If guide option is selected, please pay for guide's admission fee as well
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: 22 Jul 2020
A note from Private Custom Full-Day Tour of Shirakawa-go from Takayama
Drivers wear face masks, and wash hands, gargle regularly. Please bring your face masks by yourself, to join the program. 2-5 people are available to keep social distance.
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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By: Beauty of Japan
Glenn B
Glenn B
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Appalling, they have never replied to emails and are avoiding the payment refund.
We cancelled the tour in advance and have NEVER been refunded the payment, my advice to anybody is to avoid at all
Orobert357
Orobert357
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I had my doubts, but it turned out to be pretty cool.
All the write ups I had seen about this place and the website were a bit too vague for my liking, but as we were go
jameskF1142ZG
jameskF1142ZG
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Cancelled
No reviews is not go have cancer. What can I tell you We cancelled cancelled cancelled Cancelled. Did not go to J
Venugopal29
Venugopal29
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borderless digital art
Extensive display of digital art. Fantastic concept. Please make sure that you book tickets in advance as this plac
781shawnaw
781shawnaw
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Otter encounter
Better living conditions for the animals. The small cages the otters and chinchillas were kept in are horrible.
tamarah1075
tamarah1075
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Interesting
Took a ferry ride out to Island was about 40 mins. Island was battered bit just recently by a typhoon and the jetty
Linda B
Linda B
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The electric power bike was fantastic. You can cover so much ground
We did this bike tour because it was in the area we were staying in which saved time. Kenta was agreat guide with m
Tammy C
Tammy C
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Must-do
This was a huge highlight for me recently. Fascinating watching the sumo’s go through their routines. A must-do whe
alisons803
alisons803
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Great fun exploring the city
We had an exciting few hours with ‘Kenta’ exploring Tokyo and surrounds....... hustling down back streets, thru the
TraceyA722
TraceyA722
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Amazing
We spent around three hours there. We purchased tickets online beforehand. It wasn’t too busy, thankfully. Well wor
TV4740
TV4740
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Disneysea
Even tough this is titled Disney, there is not a lot of Disney featured. No characters walking around, and not a lo
Hoosker D
Hoosker D
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Real, raw and un-rehearsed
This tour is not for the casual observer. The stable is a bit of a haul from most hotels in Tokyo. Take the subwa
Axlilou
Axlilou
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Fun and good
Crazy and happy restaurant, staff are very nice and friendly, food is nice to , but made with all sorts of colour;
jasonranonuri84
jasonranonuri84
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Cicerone Par Excellence
We had an amazing day with Yoshiko in Naoshima. From the very beginning, she was extremely helpful and thoughtful,
Roger F
Roger F
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Learn while you drink
Our teacher Yu explained the history and process of making sake while we were tasting. Excellent experience. (I can
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Private Custom Full-Day Tour of Shirakawa-go from Takayama cancellation policy: If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. Discover and book Private Custom Full-Day Tour of Shirakawa-go from Takayama on Tripadvisor