Shirakawa-mura Tours
Shirakawago(UNESCO world heritage)/ Onsen / Hiking / 1day tour
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Shirakawago(UNESCO world heritage)/ Onsen / Hiking / 1day tour

By Happy Tour
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Ages 0-88, max of 10 per group
Duration: 9h
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Live guide: Japanese, English
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  • ガイド
  • 日本人のスピリチャルな部分の説明
What's not included
  • 朝食、ランチ、ディナーは含まれておりませんが、美味しいお店を紹介します。
  • 施設の入場料・サービス料
  • transportation fee & bus fee
  • Entry/Admission - The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go Gassho Style Houses
  • Entry/Admission - Wada House
  • Entry/Admission - Hirayunomori


Start:
  • Shirakawa-go Bus Terminal, 1086 Ogimachi, Shirakawa, Ono District, Gifu 501-5627, Japan
    Please wait Shirakawa-go Bus terminal
End:
  • Takayama, Gifu, Japan
    Takayama station or Hirayu bus terminal

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Pushchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 183058P1

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers

  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 183058P1

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  • 1086 Ogimachi, Shirakawa, Ono District, Gifu 501-5627, Japan
    Please wait Shirakawa-go Bus terminal
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  • Takayama, Gifu, Japan
    Takayama station or Hirayu bus terminal
About the operator
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  • Happy Tour
    144
    Japan
    Joined in August 2019
  • Roam02753279177
    0 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Takayama walking tour and Hida folk village
    This village was pure magic and it’s like travelling back in time . Our lovely guide spoke great english and took us around to show everything as well as at the end brought us to lovely soba ramen home kitchen like place. We loved it
    Written 29 May 2024
  • Drey1956
    0 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Come with an empty stomach
    We met Yama at the tour agency office and stated our tour. We had already been at Takayama for a few days but Yama introduced us to food that we would not have tried in our own - one example for a chestnut mochi and the soft rice cake. Come with an empty stomach.
    Written 29 May 2024
  • Drey1956
    0 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent day out to know shirakawago better.
    I booked this as I wanted someone to explain to me and my family what we were seeing. Yama met us at the Shirakawago bus terminal and then took us around. I was travelling with 5 seniors, all above 70. Yama was patient and accommodated their pace especially when walking up and down the viewpoint. Having a guide was especially helping when touring the museum as Yama took time to explain what we were seeing. This was my 2md time to Shirakawago and I got so much more this time. The tour ended with lunch when a table was already reserved for us and we could order any set from the menu. Good day out.
    Written 29 May 2024
  • Road33637514512
    0 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Mui was an amazing guide!
    We visited the oldest Sake Brewery in Takayama with our guide Mui. She was amazing! She explained everything so well. We learned a lot about the brewing process, as well as the history of Takayama. I would definitely recommend booking a tour with Mui!
    Written 20 May 2024
  • Yeruhn
    0 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Worth your while
    We had a great time on the foodtour with Yama. Learned a lot, tasted different things and made rice cookies. We can recommend Yama's foodtour.
    Written 6 May 2024
  • Citikitty
    0 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wonderful little tour
    A terrific little tour explaining and demonstrating the skill and technique of sake making. The guide, Mu, was very knowledgeable and spoke perfect English. If I have any complaint, and it is nothing to do with the tour itself, I was concerned about the exorbitant TripAdvisor booking fee, at around 50% of the direct tour cost. This is not fair to customer or tour provider.
    Written 3 May 2024
  • 256ranid
    0 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Food tour
    Very kind guide, lots of nice places in Takayama we discovered! Sake brewery was interesting tot see and Taste, also thé rice cracker factory was a real Nice thing to do
    Written 30 April 2024
  • KashKlan
    0 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Interesting insight into brewing sake
    We were so fortunate to be the only guests for the tour, so we had the undivided attention of our guide. She was thorough and answered all of our questions with patience.
    Written 26 April 2024
  • MJF_Melb
    0 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great Experience! Fantastic Guide
    Miyuki (Mu) was a wonderful guide - friendly, informative and really engaging. She made our Takayama Walking Tour a wonderful experience, despite the cold rain that we had on the day! I highly recommend her!
    Written 18 April 2024
  • 348nicolen
    0 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great intro to takayama
    We had a great tour in Takayama! I would recommend this tour - especially on your first day or two visiting as it showed us different places to go and eat! Definitely come hungry to this tour! Great way to see a very cool town and experience a bit of the culture!
    Written 18 April 2024
  • eliseb886
    0 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Stellar experience
    Great experience getting a tour of the oldest sake Brewery in Takayama. Amazing sake! Great to taste many different sakes. Mu was an excellent guide. Thankyou for the experience Mu. Highly recommend!
    Written 26 March 2024
  • David M
    0 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Terrific introduction to sake
    A great tour to understand the sake brewing process, a little sake history for the area and a tasting with explanation of different types of sake. “Mu” is a terrific guide and she makes you feel as if you are visiting with a friend from Takayama.
    Written 19 March 2024
  • andrewyang96
    0 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great intro to Takayama
    This tour was a great intro to Takayama! Miyuki was really helpful in pointing out the sake breweries and cool sights to see
    Written 17 March 2024
  • HollyinHouston
    0 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    FANTASTIC DAY - Ropeway & Caves
    We had a great tour with Yama! We took the gondola to the top of the mountain and it was a clear perfect day. We had lunch at the restaurant in the gondola station and then went to the limestone caves. Yama was very knowledgeable and friendly. Our group had a wonderful day!
    Written 13 March 2024
  • Tourist01949078782
    0 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Delicious and Fun!
    Miyuki(Mu) was amazing! We ended up getting her all to ourselves. She walked us around town explaining the history. Every so often we would stop at a local food stall or shop and we would pay for snacks if we wished to try it. The last part of the trip was the brewery. We were able to see some of the packaging process and Mu took us through the process of how it is made with pictures and small samples. Lastly was the tasting, my favorite was the sweeter plumb sake 😋 Thank you Mu, we had a wonderful time! I would recommend this tour!
    Written 26 February 2024
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Passenger591822
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Despite the rain we had a great day with our lovely guide Yama, in our own private tour. We were picked up from our hotel in a comfortable family van. First we visited the beautiful UNESCO listed town of Shirakawa-go. Yama was very informative and guided us through the maze of streets in the village and its shrines. We then had a delicious lunch in a local restaurant and got to sample the area’s specialty, Hida Beef. After that we were driven to a lovely waterfall area. This was followed by a visit to an amazing natural onsen (hot spring) beside a river - a truly unique cultural experience for us all! We loved this so much that Yama took us to another onsen that was more traditional, with separate indoor and outdoor springs for men and women. It was so beautiful to be able to sit in the hot springs and gaze at the mountains. It’s like nothing we’ve experienced before!
Written 8 October 2019
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Thank you very much your wonderful comments!! & Thank you very much choiced our tour. we were very happy meet your family. Not only enjoy but also we learned lot's of things about your country.Many many thanks.we hope you enjoy rest of your travel in Japan and good wishes for your travel.Thank you very much for everything! 😄
Written 9 October 2019
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Janetlee
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019 • Family
Tour guide Yama San was friendly and helpful , he has guided us for a wonderful trip throughout the journey especially along the way to visit the ‘big tree’ , it was an amazing experience throughout the hiking journey and grateful that finally be able to reach the destination of the ‘big tree’. The onsen experience in a public onsen with the local people also a very memorable moment .I will definitely recommend friends to experience this package whenever they visit Takayama .
Written 15 November 2019
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Thank you very much your wonderful & kindly comment ! I was very happy to meet you and your family at that day. and I'm glad you enjoyed Takayama city and around nature spot. Takayama has lot's of beautiful highlight as seasonal. It is good also in the Spring season. Anyway I 'm looking forward to meet you again in Takayama! Thank you very much every thing !!
Written 16 November 2019
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Daniel C
Singapore5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019 • Friends
Mr Yama is an excellent guide who introduces the history of Shirakawago well. He brought us to all the key locations in that area. After which, he brought us to view the waterfall. Throughout the journey, we are impressed with Mr Yama’s professionalism. He is friendly and respectful. On top of that, he is very patient as he waited for us a few times throughout the trip. Definitely a very good English speaking guide! Highly recommended! - Daniel and Samson
Written 29 November 2019
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Thank you very much your great comment !! & Sorry for late my reply. I was very glad meet you and I also very thank you to you ! because I learn about Lot's of things about Singapore. now we are completely beginning winter season. today's morning was in front of my house -3℃.... I wonder your country will be good temperature. I'm looking forward to see you again in Takayama ! Thank you very much every thing !!!
Written 15 December 2019
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Marta V
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
We had a very good day with Yama visiting Shirakawa-go and Takayama. He treated us very well and explained a lot of things about Japan and about the region. We really enjoyed the trip!!!!
Written 12 January 2024
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It looks like you made it back to your country safely! Thank you for joining us on this day long tour the other day! I'm very happy to have been able to share with you not only about Shirakawa-go, but also about the nature and culture of Takayama. If you have any other questions about my hometown, please feel free to ask me anytime!! Thank you very much for everything !!
Written 26 January 2024
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