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Private Tour of Shirakawago and Gokayama from Kanazawa provided by Kanazawa Walking Tours

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Private Tour of Shirakawago and Gokayama from Kanazawa

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Gokayama
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go Gassho Style Houses
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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Duration
7h
Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • English Speaking Driver
  • Private Car
  • Parking Fees
  • Local taxes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Gokayama
  • Entry/Admission - The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go Gassho Style Houses
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Professional Tour Guide
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • If your hotel is not listed, please let us know your hotel name so that we can arrange the pick up
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
5Reviews
1Q&A
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LiMi6254 wrote a review Feb 2020
Brisbane, Australia9 contributions8 helpful votes
We wanted to thank you very much for two wonderful tours. The trip out to Takayama, Shirakawa-go and Ainokura was amazing. While the expected snowy scene at Shirakawa-go didn’t happen, we had a great time wandering through the streets and ended up getting a beautiful snowy
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Mike K, Manager at Private Tour of Shirakawago and Gokayama from Kanazawa
Responded 4 Mar 2020
Brilliant, we are thrilled to hear the tour went so well, Yuuta and Yumiko are super hosts and we are very proud of them. Thank you for taking our tour and we look forward to seeing you in Kanazawa again soon.
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Raymond S wrote a review Dec 2019
4 contributions1 helpful vote
Kanazawa tour have very good driver, we booked private tour from kanazawa to gokayama and shirakawa go.. the driver was very good and have very good english.. very helpfull and very ontime.. We booked private car only cost 99.000 JPY.. no need to give tip to a driver.. Mr
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Response from Mike K, Manager at Private Tour of Shirakawago and Gokayama from Kanazawa
Responded 11 Dec 2019
Thanks for taking our Shirakawago and Gokayama tours, we are delighted you enjoyed them so much and that Gavin made it such an easy process for you. We hope the rest of your time in Japan is as memorable
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pduncan75013 wrote a review Apr 2019
Paris, France335 contributions57 helpful votes
Even Gavin inform me to be ready at 8h30 am, i have to use the hotel people to ask wy the private guide was note here at 9h00 am. Finaly the private guide Senda san come at 10 am. But with the rain at Shirakawago finishing 20 mn after the visit of this firm point, i have spent a
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Date of experience: April 2019
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Response from Mike K, Manager at Private Tour of Shirakawago and Gokayama from Kanazawa
Responded 15 Apr 2019
Thank you for the great feedback, we are delighted to hear the tour was a success for you and your party. We hope to provide stay overs in Gokayama soon. We are glad we were able to clear up the start time on the day, All the best from the team here
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foodiebaker wrote a review Jan 2019
Manila, Philippines15 contributions8 helpful votes
Kanazawa Tours solved the puzzle of an impromptu plan to visit Shirakawa-go area. Gavin was the perfect pre-trip coordinator, efficiently and promptly answering every (of my many a) question erasing every plan barrier... that gave me the comfort level to proceed with the trip to
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Response from Mike K, Manager at Private Tour of Shirakawago and Gokayama from Kanazawa
Responded 23 Jan 2019
Thank you for the brilliant feedback, we are delighted to hear that Gavin and Mai were able to manage your Kanazawa and Shirakawago to Takayama trip. We work hard to open these locations up to the travelling public and are always happy to hear that you enjoyed it. all the best from the KWT team.
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About the operator

This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

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Nozomi Kondo gave us a really superb guided tour. Spoke excellent English. Knew her subject perfectly. Amusing and
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Great walking tour of Kanazawa with Fumie
We had a great tour of Kanazawa with our guide Fumie. Fumie speaks excellent English and is extremely knowledgable
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Night walking tour
Enjoyed a night tour of the geisha district with Aya as our guide. It was informative and interesting and Aya took
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Outstanding tour and excellent guide!
What an amazing and immersive tour. Our guide, Nozomi, took us to the Geisha District, the Samurai District, the Om
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lecoindrek
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Perfect to discover the town and the culture
"Tony" was great. We didn't have much time to visite KANAZAWA and in one day, he showed us the main monuments and h
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Madshus
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Highly recommended
The lovely Kazue-san took me around the Higashi Geisha district as well as the Kenkouen and Kanazawa Castle gardens
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Honeymoon in Kanazawa
We had Johnny from Ireland as our guide. Met us at our hotel right on time and was super friendly and conversationa
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We were lucky enough to have Nozomi guide us around Kanazawa for 5 hours and had an amazing time. Nozomi had excell
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Enriching, engaging and beautiful
Our guide Nozomi was amazing! We did it all and much more. She filled us with knowledge about Kanazawa history and
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Private tour: Shirakawago and Takayama
We had a great full day tour with Mai as our driver/tour guide! Though we were hoping for a snowy Christmas village
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George763
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Excellent tour with knowledgeable and friendly guide
Our guide, Nozomi, quickly worked out what we were interested in and told us a huge amount about not only the place
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marciawib89
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Beautiful scenery assisted by a great tour guide
We had a wonderful experience at Shirakawa go with Mai. At first we were sad when we found out that it was not snow
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Rm1268
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Our guide Nozomi created a wonderful experience!
Kanazawa in January can be wet and cold, but our guide Nozomi created a wonderful day of experiences and conversati
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Great Kanazawa Trip Because of Toshi
Kanazawa is not like Tokyo. Many restaurants don’t offer English menus, or English speaking staff. We were so lost
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Key Details
  • Duration: 7h
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  • Languages Offered: English, Japanese
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