Visit both Shirakawago and Takayama on this day tour.

Begin with Shirakawago, situated at the foot of Mt.Hakusan in north western Gifu prefecture. It is a quiet mountain village with rice fields and a river running through it. The thatched roof houses stand together in the village, which is registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Next travel to Takayama, considered the gateway to the Japan Alps and the storehouse of Japan’s inland culture. It has a superb traditional downtown, great temples and excellent ryokan.

Destination Japan
City Kanazawa
Departure Location Hotel
Duration 10 hours

Tour Schedule

Tour Dates: Departs Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday

Terms & Conditions

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KanazawaSurrounded by the Japan Alps, Hakusan National Park and Noto Peninsula Natural Park, Kanazawa offers a natural background of great beauty. Providing a tranquil contrast to the bustling cities, any journey to this area is a feast for the eyes. Spared during the World War II bombings, Kanazawa is known for its well-preserved Edo-era districts, Read more


JapanJapan is like no other country on earth with a truly unique culture, which many perceive as the exotic unknown. Even though Japan does have a distinct code of social etiquette it’s people are generous, welcoming, charming and warm, making any holiday here something to be remembered. A country made up of four main islands, Read more