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[Regular Sightseeing Bus] World Heritage Shirakawa-go and Gokayama Ainokura
It is a regular sightseeing bus that visits the world heritage, Gokayama Ainokura and the gassho village of Shirakawa-go with the guidance of a bus guide. We will guide you through Gokayama Village and Shirakawago Gassho Village, which are difficult for individuals, with a safe and comfortable chartered bus. For lunch, please enjoy local Hida cuisine at the castle tower observatory overlooking the Gassho Village of Shirakawa-go. This tour is a regular sightseeing bus guided by the bus guide of Nohi Bus. We will offer you a higher-grade comfortable bus trip by sharing seasonal information that is not included in the guidebook, such as the attractions and ways of spending the World Heritage, food and dialects of the Hida region, etc. You can participate if you have a seat even on the day of departure. (However, it may be refused if it is full)
Shirakawago All Must-Sees Private Chauffeur Tour with a Driver (Takayama DEP.)
Explore the beautiful mountain settlement of Shirakawa-go via chartered vehicle exclusively for you and your travelmates. Your English-speaking driver will take you to the World Heritage Site of fairy-tale village Shirakawa-go. Shirakawa-go is a remote settlement designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the mountains of Gifu Prefecture. As the region receives considerable snowfall in the winter, the farmhouses are well-known for their distinctive architecture featuring steep roofs to easily shed snow. Learn more about this unique village on a full-day chartered vehicle tour with English-speaking driver. On this day trip departing from Takayama, leave the hustle and bustle of the city behind to wander around a unique village, stroll through historic streets, take in stunning mountain landscapes, and enjoy a lunch made of authentic local ingredients. Your driver will customize your four-hour tour according to your interests and requests!
Takayama Old Town Walking Tour with Local Guide
You can experience History and culture of Takayama. This is walking tour around oldtownship in Takayama city. local guide could satisfy you !!! If you need other language guide, please let us know. If you wanted to private tour let us know. Not less than 2 person.
Half Day Rural E-Bike Tour in Hida
This is the half day trip of 1-Day Rural E-Bike Tour in Hida. Starting at the Hida-Hagiwara station, we will directly head for the scenic valley village: Maze, which is certified as one of the most beautiful villages in Japan but absolutely no tourist here. Yes, the village is a hidden place. Same as the full day tour, we need to go up the mountain road but please do not worry. We use Panasonic’s cool electric bikes. If you are capable of a normal bike, it is also easy to handle this e-bike. The village has only 1,000 people but is surrounded by a lot of unspoiled nature such as forests, rice fields and the crystal river named Maze River. Getting away from tourist crowds, you will feel the peaceful atmosphere and fully enjoy the authentic countryside of Japan. If you visit Takayama or Gero to see the beauty of nature in the rural Japan, this tour must be the best option for you. *The tour route can be modified for safety when physical capability of participants is not enough.
1-Day Takayama Tour: Explore Scenic Takayama and Shirakawago
Hidden high in the mountains of central Japan, far from the hustle and bustle of metropolises like Tokyo and Osaka, lie the quaint and well-preserved townscapes of Takayama and Shirakawa-go. Once a direct land holding of the Shogun, Takayama will enthrall you with its beautiful woodwork and traditional streets that offer a more relaxed beauty than cities such as Kyoto and Kanazawa. Shirakawa-go, on the other hand, offers a great example of the village-life experienced by Japanese farmers of ages past, and still experienced today by those lucky few who call it their home. Led by a locally-based and English-speaking guide, this experience will enthrall you with visions of life in Japan during an era very different from our own.
Special Food tour in Takayama
You can experience not only History and culture but also local food of Takayama. but not include food(may be you need 1-2 thousands yen) and experience of making Rice cracker.(400yen) sometimes Rice cracker factory suddenly rest, so we need confirm if it's possible to do making rice cracker This is walking tour around in Takayama city. local guide could satisfy you! If you need other language guide, please let us know. If you wanted to private tour let us know. Not less than 2 person. If it's raining possible to do this tour.
Sake Brewery(the most oldest) Tour in Takayama
Takayama city had 56 brewers more than 300 years ago. Good water and good environment made lot's of Sake brewer. Now there are 7 brewers inside 200m area remain cityside of Takayama. (This density is very rare things in all over the world.) You can see the oldest & biggest sake brewery in our tour. If you need other language guide, please let us know. (e.g. Italian,Spanish,Chinese...) If you wanted to private tour let us know. Not less than 2 person. Under Japanese law, alcoholic beverages under the age of 20 are not allowed. Please call us if you want to do our tour within few hours. If it's raining/snowing possible to do this tour.
Private Half-Day Walking Tour in Takayama
Get an experience of making a hanficrafts of Takayama and taste Japanese sake at a sake brewery! You can experience one of unique handicrafts of Takayama, Kumihimo, is a traditional Japanese artform for making decorative things for such as kimono and makimono(Japanese scroll). Also, this tour offers sake taste time at Funasaka Sake Brewery, which is not just a brewery but a theme park of Japanese sake. Here is the best choice to search for a new-style Japanese sake.
Sake Brewery Visit and Tasting Tour in Hida
This is a sake brewery tour dedicated for small groups who want to escape from tourist crowd to have the authentic sake experience, including a leisurely town walk and sake tasting. The tour is held at the small country town named Hagiwara, which is near from Takayama but definitely no tourist here. You can enjoy understanding the sake brewing process and the beautiful sake tasting at your own pace without any stress. On the way to the Tenryo Sake Brewery, your guide will share not only the introduction of sake but the historical background of town. Inside the brewery, you will understand the brewing process of sake step by step with seeing the actual facilities and machines for production. Afterward, you will taste various excellent sake of Tenryo (天領) to enjoy the difference of flavors, and you can know a lot of useful tips to drink and order sake. If you love sake, please do not miss this opportunity!
Sake Tasting Tour
You will enjoy walking through scenic old-town Takayama as you make the rounds of six sake breweries, sampling a variety of different styles. Remember to take it slow. That's a lot of sake! Your guide is an experienced brewery worker who can explain what gives each sake its unique flavor. By the end of the tour, you should have a good idea of what kind of sake you like, and how to find it. Adults only, please (20 years old or older). Children may accompany parents free of charge, but we cannot offer them any sake!