Half-day tour to Shirakawa-gō Historic Village from Takayama

Tour Number

Activity Level



Museums / Culture, Hiking and Walking, Day Trip / Out of Town


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 7



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

Japanese countryside; landscape and traditional farmhouse

Private tour to Shirakawago world heritage villages, starting and ending in Takayama. Visit gassho-style farmhouse and learn the traditional countryside lifestyle and building techniques. Enjoy the wonderful scenery of the village from the viewpoint on top of the hill.


9:00 Start Takayama
10:00 Viewpoint (Shiroyama)
10:30 Ogimachi Historical Village (Shirakawago), Visit Kanda House
12:00 Depart Shirakawago
13:00 Arrive Takayama, Sent-off at your hotel (or other locations requested)

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Meeting point can be one of the following:
(1) Your hotel in Central Takayama city
(2) Takayama station
(3) "Thai Restaurant THANYAPORN"

End location: (1) At your hotel
(2) At Takayama station
(3) Thai Restaurant THANYAPORN (1-15-3 Hanaokamachi, Takayama)

Duration: 4 hours


Use private van (2005 Toyota-voxy, 8 seaters, air-conditioned and clean).

What’s Included

My services as your private guide for the day (4 hours tour).
Private van (Toyota voxy, 8 seaters), a driver/a guide, fuel, parking fee, highway toll.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

3000 JPY - Takeout foods, drinks, snacks, souvenirs, entrance fees (300-400JPY) for farmhouse (The one open to public).

What’s Extra

Admission fees to the farmhouse.
Food, Drinks and other Personal Expenses.

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