Visit two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Shirakawago and Gokayama, all in one day.

Visit the gassho-zukuri thatched roof farmhouse villages and see how they differ from the more common traditional Japanese houses. Travel along the Hakusan Shirakawago White Road connecting the two villages. Attractive in any season with spring greenery, cooler temperatures in summer, coloured leaves in autumn, and views of snow-capped peaks in winter, this area is blessed with many natural treasures. Departs: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday & Friday

Destination Japan
City Kanazawa
Departure Location Hotel
Duration 9 hours

Tour Schedule

Tour Dates: Departs Sunday, Monday, Tuesday & Friday

Terms & Conditions

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