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Top 20 Experiences in Ishikawa Prefecture

Private Tour Kanazawa, Shirakawago, Hida Furukawa,Takayama

Private Tour Kanazawa, Shirakawago, Hida Furukawa,Takayama

Explore the beautiful villages and towns of Shirakawa-go, Hida Furukawa and Takayama on our 9-hour package tour with access to a private vehicle exclusively for you and your fellow travelers. Our English-speaking driver will take you first to the World Heritage site of Shirakawa-go, followed by the fairy-tale village of Hida Furukawa, then onto the famous town of Takayama.

Free cancellation
Private tour
$304.07
[One-day bus tour departing from Kanazawa Station] Shirakawa-go/Takayama tour platinum route bus tour

[One-day bus tour departing from Kanazawa Station] Shirakawa-go/Takayama tour platinum route bus tour

This tour is a bus tour departing from Kanazawa Station. It will visit Shirakawa-go, a World Heritage Site that is very popular among foreigners, and Hida Takayama in Gifu Prefecture. English-speaking staff will accompany you, so foreigners can participate with peace of mind. The guide will distribute walking maps for each tourist spot on the bus. The guide will provide information on sights and souvenirs in advance, so you can enjoy your stroll efficiently. For lunch, we will have a Japanese set meal full of local cuisine from the Hida region and mountain delicacies. You don't have to worry about meals, so you can stroll at your own pace. The tour is scheduled to end (arrival at Kanazawa Station) at 5:15 pm. <Itinerary> 07:50 Meet at JR Kanazawa Station Kanazawa Port Exit (West Exit) Group Bus Stop 08:00 Depart JR Kanazawa Station 09:15 - 09:30 Roadside Station "Shirakawa-go" 09:40 - 11:30 Free stroll around Shirakawa-go 11:30 - 12:15 Lunch 13:15 - 15:00 Free stroll around Hida Takayama 17:15 Arrive JR Kanazawa Station Kanazawa Port Exit (West Exit) Group Bus Stop *The schedule may change or be canceled depending on road conditions, weather, etc. *Shirakawa-go Roadside Station is closed from December 29th to January 1st. On closed days, the tour will stop at Yottekare Johana (Toyama Prefecture). *Meals are not included for infants. Only the bus seat fee will be charged. If an infant requires a meal, please make a reservation as a child. *Free for children under 2 years old. Bus seats and meals are not included. Notes Please make your own way up to the Ogimachi Castle Ruins Observatory. The walk takes about 10 to 15 minutes one way. The shuttle bus costs 200 yen one way (pay on site).

Free cancellation
$86.74
1 Day Private Charter Tour to Takayama & Shirakawago

1 Day Private Charter Tour to Takayama & Shirakawago

We are based in the Hokuriku region and are well aware of the hidden beauty of this region. As we have been in this field for many years, our service will define itself. Travelers to this region will be welcomed and will visualize the natural beauty, and traditional Japanese culture by visitIng The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go, Ogimachi Castle Old Site Observatory, following Takayama towns’ must-see attractions and learn more about their culture and history along the way. We have a well-trained and organized English-speaking driver as guide.

Free cancellation
Private tour
Likely to sell out
$575.00
[One-day bus tour departing from Kanazawa Station] Shirakawa-go and Gokayama - Two World Heritage Villages Enjoyable Bus Tour

[One-day bus tour departing from Kanazawa Station] Shirakawa-go and Gokayama - Two World Heritage Villages Enjoyable Bus Tour

This is a bus tour departing from Kanazawa Station that allows you to enjoy the World Heritage Sites of Shirakawa-go and the Gassho-style villages of Gokayama in one day. As English-speaking staff will accompany you, this tour is safe for foreigners. The guide will hand out walking maps for each tourist spot on the bus. The guide will provide information on sights and souvenirs in advance, so you can enjoy your stroll efficiently. For lunch, we have a Japanese set meal filled with local cuisine from the Hida region and mountain delicacies. You don't have to worry about meals, so you can stroll at your own pace. The tour is scheduled to end (arrival at Kanazawa Station) at 3:45 pm. <Itinerary> 07:50 Meet at JR Kanazawa Station Meet at Kanazawa Port Exit (West Exit) Group Bus Stop 08:00 Depart JR Kanazawa Station 09:15 - 09:30 Roadside Station "Shirakawa-go" 09:40 - 11:45 Free time to explore Shirakawa-go 11:45 - 12:30 Lunch 13:15 - 14:15 Free time to explore Gokayama Ainokura Gassho Village 15:45 Arrive JR Kanazawa Station Kanazawa Port Exit (West Exit) Group Bus Stop *The schedule may be subject to change or cancellation due to road conditions, weather, etc. *Roadside Station Shirakawa-go is closed from December 29th to January 1st. On closed days, the tour will stop at Yottekare Johana (Toyama Prefecture). *Meals are not included for infants. Only the bus seat fee applies. If you require a meal for an infant, please make a reservation as a child. *Free for children under 2 years old. Bus seats and meals are not included. Notes Please make your own way up to the Ogimachi Castle Ruins Observatory. It takes about 10 to 15 minutes to walk there one way. The paid shuttle bus costs 200 yen one way (pay on site).

Free cancellation
Likely to sell out
$76.73
Kanazawa Full Day Tour (Private Guide)

Kanazawa Full Day Tour (Private Guide)

Experience the highlights of Kanazawa on our special, award winning, one day tour. Our professional guide will take you on a memorable tour of Kanazawa's unforgettable sights. KWT have the renowned tripadvisor certificate of excellence in Kanazawa. Your guide will take you to the highlights of Kanazawa and customize the tour to your desire. Professional guides will tailor the tour to your needs and ensure you are satisfied. Collection and drop off at your hotel.

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Private tour
$146.54
Kanazawa Half Day Tour (Private Guide)

Kanazawa Half Day Tour (Private Guide)

The places below are examples of what you may choose to see on the day, during this 4-hour tour. Higashi Chaya District (and Kazue Machi) The most famous tea district and Geisha/Geiko area in Kanazawa. It is also the home of Kinpaku (Gold leaf crafts). You will have the option to make your own gold leaf creation there.It is also possible to drink authentic green macha tea. The Samurai District Visit the streets where the Samurai lived. You will enter the houses of the Ashigaru (footsoldiers), and then view the larger residences of the more powerful samurai. You will have the option of entering the Nomura Samurai house. A kutani pottery museum and tea gardens are also en-route. There is also the option of taking a break for tea or a bite to eat here. Kenrokuen Gardens The famous gardens of the six attributes, facing Kanazawa Castle and Utatsu Mountain.There are opportunities to take a break, and to enjoy tea ceremony.

Free cancellation
Private tour
$107.16
[Day trip bus tour from Kanazawa Station] Weekend only! World Heritage Shirakawago Day Bus Tour

[Day trip bus tour from Kanazawa Station] Weekend only! World Heritage Shirakawago Day Bus Tour

This is a weekend-only bus tour departing from Kanazawa Station. This tour visits the World Heritage Site of Shirakawa-go. English-speaking staff accompany the tour, so it is a safe tour for foreigners. The guide will distribute a walking map on the bus. We will also provide advance information on sights and souvenirs. Lunch is a Japanese set meal full of local dishes from the Hida region and mountain delicacies. You can take your time exploring without having to worry about meals. This is a bus tour departing from Kanazawa Station at 9:30. You can also make a day trip from Tokyo, Nagano, Osaka, or Kyoto using the Hokuriku Shinkansen or the Thunderbird Express. The tour is scheduled to end at 15:30. You can enjoy sightseeing and shopping in Kanazawa before returning to Tokyo, Nagano, Osaka, or Kyoto. <Itinerary> 09:20 Meet at JR Kanazawa Station Meet at Kanazawa Port Exit (West Exit) Group Bus Stop 09:30 Depart JR Kanazawa Station 10:45 - 11:00 Roadside Station "Shirakawa-go" 11:10 - 11:55 Lunch 11:55 - 14:10 Free time to explore Shirakawa-go 15:30 Arrive JR Kanazawa Station Kanazawa Port Exit (West Exit) Group Bus Stop *The schedule may be changed or canceled due to road conditions, weather, etc. *Shirakawa-go Roadside Station is closed from December 29th to January 1st. On closed days, the tour will stop at Yottekare Johana (Toyama Prefecture). *Meals are not included for infants. Only the bus seat fee will be charged. If an infant requires a meal, please make a reservation as a child. *Free for children under 2 years old. Bus seats and meals are not included. Please note: Please make your own way to the Ogimachi Castle Ruins Observatory. It takes about 10 to 15 minutes to walk there. The shuttle bus costs 200 yen one way (pay on site).

Free cancellation
Likely to sell out
$66.73
Kanazawa Night Tour with Local Meal and Drinks

Kanazawa Night Tour with Local Meal and Drinks

Explore the Geisha districts after dark, hear the tales of what actually went on in this district during the Edo period. Our professionally guided tour will take you through the 2 most beautiful Geisha districts of Kanazawa and then we'll sit down with fellow travellers to a full course traditional meal and drinks(included in tour price). The tour duration is 2.5 hours. You will get the chance to explore the cultural background of these unique districts and get to sample some of the local dishes available in this area. Our night tour groups are small(usually 3 - 8 people) and include a dedicated professional guide to explain the locations and the dishes.

Free cancellation
$104.09
Full-Day Tour from Kanazawa: Samurai, Matcha, Gardens and Geisha

Full-Day Tour from Kanazawa: Samurai, Matcha, Gardens and Geisha

Our tour offers the best route to see all of Kanazawa's must-see spots, and many of its lesser known gems, in one day on foot. Our knowledgeable guides will ensure you come away with an enriched understanding of the culture of Kanazawa. Guests will also have the opportunity to try Matcha and traditional sweets at a historical tea house, allowing them to feel a connection to Kanazawa and its customs after only a short time. Please consider participating in this tour if you want to make the best of your time in Kanazawa on a course that is exhaustive but not exhausting.

Free cancellation
$148.97
Kanazawa Full-day Private Tour with Government Licensed Guide

Kanazawa Full-day Private Tour with Government Licensed Guide

Explore the beautiful town of Kanazawa on this customized, six-hour walking tour. Your government-licensed and experienced multilingual guide will efficiently provide views of the city that most tourist do not get to see. Start your day by meeting your guide at your hotel, then visit possible sites such as Kenrokuen, one of the "Three Great Gardens of Japan"; the expansive Higashi Chaya District, a traditional teahouse district founded in the Edo Period; or the 21st Century Museum, a museum of contemporary art. Let us know what you would like to experience, what time you would like to start your tour, and where you are staying, and we'll arrange a tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.

Free cancellation
Private tour
$136.61
Kanazawa ⇒ Takayama (one way) Including Shirakawago (Private Tour)

Kanazawa ⇒ Takayama (one way) Including Shirakawago (Private Tour)

Our exceptional tour service will transport you in style and comfort from Kanazawa to Takayama. Take in the beautiful UNESCO village of Shirakawago on your way and at your leisure. Our professional English speaking driver guide will take you through the fairytale village on your way to Takayama.

Free cancellation
Private tour
$268.13
Private Tour of Shirakawago and Gokayama from Kanazawa

Private Tour of Shirakawago and Gokayama from Kanazawa

Explore the hamlets of Gokayama and Shirakawa-go on our 7-hour package tour with access to a private vehicle exclusively for you and your fellow travelers. Our English-speaking driver will take you first to the World Heritage site of Gokayama followed by Shirakawa-go

Free cancellation
Private tour
$283.57
A Half Day In Kanazawa With A Local: Private & Personalized

A Half Day In Kanazawa With A Local: Private & Personalized

A rival to Kyoto as the historic jewel of Japan, Kanazawa is a melting pot of art, culture, and history, where tradition reigns supreme. You might explore the Nagamachi neighborhood, a historic samurai district, and Higashi Chaya, where old geisha houses have been converted into teahouses and restaurants. A tranquil stroll through Kenroku-en, one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan, should be on every bucket list, while the 280-year-old “Kitchen of Kanazawa”, Omicho Market, is a must-visit for street food and a perfect snapshot of local life. Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.

Free cancellation
Private tour
$130.84
Hidden Gems Of Kanazawa: Private & Personalized Walking Experience

Hidden Gems Of Kanazawa: Private & Personalized Walking Experience

Some of Kanazawa’s most precious districts are overshadowed by bigger, more famous areas – but seeing the city through a local’s eyes creates an entirely new perspective. Visit Utatsuyama Park, an expansive forest in the middle of the city with over 100 types of wildflowers, and explore Nishi Chaya, a residential road where geisha and maiko (apprentice geisha) live and train. Forego crowded Higashi Chaya in favor of storybook Kazuemachi, a riverside district lined with wood-built, feudal-era buildings, and stop for coffee at a trendy cafe. Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.

Free cancellation
Private tour
$103.63
Private & Personalized Full Day Walking Experience In Kanazawa (8 Hours)

Private & Personalized Full Day Walking Experience In Kanazawa (8 Hours)

With its perfectly preserved samurai and geisha districts, Nagamachi and Nishi Chaya, Kanazawa is just as much a cultural jewel as its more famous cousin, Kyoto. You might want to see the city’s shrines and temples, like Oyama Shrine and Tentoku In temple, built in the 17th century by the Maeda samurai clan. Speaking of the Maeda clan, Kanazawa Castle, the clan’s historic seat of power, is a must-visit, but so are the city’s modern attractions, like Omicho Market and its famous croquettes, or the ultra-cool Tatemachi shopping promenade. Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.

Free cancellation
Private tour
$242.25
Kenrokuen Tea Ceremony Experience in Kanazawa

Kenrokuen Tea Ceremony Experience in Kanazawa

Discover the art of Japanese tea culture with a hands-on tea ceremony experience set against the verdant backdrop of Kenrokuen Garden. Under the guidance of a tea master, you will learn the intricate secrets of brewing tea and master the use of traditional tea-making utensils. Enhance your experience by savoring a selection of exquisite wagashi sweets crafted by a distinguished confectioner. Conclude your cultural journey by capturing a photograph of the ceremony, preserving this memorable encounter.

Free cancellation
New
$31.23
Kanazawa Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

Kanazawa Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

Get to know the city through the eyes of a passionate local. With no set itinerary, you can customize the tour or leave it up to the local for an insightful introduction to the city. Make travel about the people you meet not just the places you see.

Free cancellation
Private tour
$55.00
Guided Night Tour to Feel the Samurai Culture in Kanazawa

Guided Night Tour to Feel the Samurai Culture in Kanazawa

A local guide will guide you through the city of Kanazawa, which has a different face from the daytime. It's a deeper experience than going through the local roads, which you can't see much in ordinary sightseeing. This private tour will be suggested by your guide according to your interests, interests, and pace. Of course, there are also themes and recommended courses for each season. First of all, after joining the guide, we will have a brief hearing including the place where we will end, and then we will walk through Kanazawa's night, where you can feel the history. *Since it is a private activity, even if you are not good at walking, we can make suggestions according to your pace. *Transportation fees will be charged separately, but you can use a route bus or taxi on the way to travel efficiently.

$56.27
Takayama and Shirakawago Photoshoot by professional photographer

Takayama and Shirakawago Photoshoot by professional photographer

Up to 7 people private tour + PHOTOSHOOT by professional photographer!! Regardless of whether you are coming to Japan for the first time, or you’re an obsessed Japan lover, this intimate, private tour will be a unique experience to enhance your treasured memories in Japan. You will be taken to the Japan's most beautiful places, guided by a local English-speaking professional photographer. During the tour I will capture your magical moments, leaving you free to take in the sights without worrying about the best angles and light, or asking a stranger to take your picture! I am experienced in portrait and travel street photography, and my work has been published in many magazines, guidebooks including Lonely Planet and the city guides of tourism boards. A day out with me ensure you will have a knowledgeable, funny, local professional photographer, and Insta-worthy travel photos will be guaranteed!

Free cancellation
Private tour
Likely to sell out
$499.61
E-Bike Cycling Guided Private Tour of KANAZAWA Main & KENROKUEN

E-Bike Cycling Guided Private Tour of KANAZAWA Main & KENROKUEN

The tour starts at Kanazawa Station, the most beautiful station in Japan. You will ride an E-Bike instead of gas vehicles and you can enjoy the scenery of Kanazawa while the riding (Not with entry, but only with the guidance except Kenrokuen Garden, Gyokusen’inmaru Garden, and Gyokusen’an Tea House). You will watch and appreciate one of the three most beautiful gardens in Japan. "Kenroku" means a garden combining the six attributes of a perfect garden. As a strolling-style landscape garden, it incorporates fancy designs in every corner, achieving peerless scenery in each season. You will also visit the Gyokusen’inmaru Garden and Gyokusen’an Tea House to sip matcha green tea and taste fresh wagashi sweet at the Japanese-style tatami room. There will be an English and Chinese guide throughout the tour, so you can also enjoy the explanation of deep information by the local guide. After the tour, you can still ride an e-bike if you return it to the proper cycle port on that day.

Free cancellation
Private tour
Special offer
New
$117.10