Shirakawago historical village & Natural forest walk (Amou Natural Reserve)

Tour Number

Activity Level

330396


Categories

Nature and Wildlife, Hiking and Walking, Adventure / Active

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Kids can join the tour,
As long as he/she is able to walk for 4-5 hours.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 8

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (advanced), Japanese (fluent), Thai (fluent)

Enjoy wild nature by 4 hours trekking


Enjoy trekking for 4 hours in beautiful Amou Natural Reserve (30 mins drive from Shirakawago historical village). Wild beech trees(Buna) untouched, Japanese wingnut(Sawagurumi), wildflowers (skunk cabbage in June, bamboo lily in July, etc. ), huge Japanese judas trees(Katsura), Erman's birch (Dakekanba), birds, and insects can be observed. If you are lucky, you can see transparent "Umbrella Leaf" in June, when it rains.

Available only May-Nov.

Start and end in Takayama.
(Shirakawago stop can be optional)

Itinerary

9:00 Departure Takayama
10:30 Amou Natural Reserve (Car Park)
12:00 Mt. mominuka peak (lunch)
14:00 Back to car park
(15:00-16:30 Shirakawago-Ogimachi as optional)
15:00 back to takayama
(Or 17:30 back to takayama,
In case you stop at shirakawago)

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Monument/Building, Suggested by Guide: Thai Restaurant THANYAPORN (1-15-3 Hanaokamachi, Takayama)

Duration: 7 hours

Transportation

Transfer by private van (not included).
(from Takayama to the nerest car park at the entrance of natural reserve.)

Walking from car park (for 4 hours or so).

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services

Other: tour guide (in English) with natural interpretations.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

3000 JPY - If you stop in Shirakawago,
some snacks, drinks, souvenirs will cost some amount.

For natural reserve, 500 JPY will be charged at the entrance.

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: Private transport (chartered van) is a must for this tour.
Please be prepared to pay 50,000yen for the transport fee separately,
by cash or credit card, on the tour day.

Entrance fee (500 JPY per person) for natural reserve is necessary.

In case you want to stop at Shirakawago (standard time is 1.5 hours staying in the village),
15,000yen to be topped up.

300yen Entrance fee for farmhouse, if you stop at Shirakawago-Ogimachi village.

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    Tour Price

    240 USD(for up to 8 people) (duration: 7 hours) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    330396


    Categories

    Nature and Wildlife, Hiking and Walking, Adventure / Active

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes. Kids can join the tour,
    As long as he/she is able to walk for 4-5 hours.

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 8

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent), French (advanced), Japanese (fluent), Thai (fluent)

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