Shizuoka Tours
Kanazawa to Shirakawago to Takayama: English Speaking Driver Only

Kanazawa to Shirakawago to Takayama: English Speaking Driver Only

By Japan Guide Agency
This private and customizable driving tour will allow you to take in the beauty of Shirakawago with out the worry of catching trains or busses. This driving tour is perfect for independent travelers that would like to take in the sites on their own. Allow your private chauffer to take you around in comfort and style. Once your tour is done, your chauffer will take you to traditional city of Takayama so that you can continue your travels across Japan. We hope to send you to gorgeous Shirakawago soon!
per group (up to 3)
Lowest price guaranteeReserve now & pay laterFree cancellation

Ages 0-120
Duration: 7h
Start time: Check availability
Mobile ticket
Live guide: English

  • Hotel Pick up and Drop-off
  • English Speaking Driver
  • Fuel, Parking, & Highway fees
  • Private Transportation
What's not included
  • Licensed Guide
  • Lunch and Any Other Personal Expenses
  • You cannot combine tour groups

Start:Multiple pickup locations offered.
    Pickup details
    • Your driver can pick you up in Kanazawa and will drop you off in Takayama This is a tour with an English-speaking driver. It does not include a government-licensed guide. You will be able to reach your driver via phone during the tour only. Please use email for any communication before the tour.
    Hotel pickup offered
    During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included hotels.
      End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

        • Wheelchair accessible
        • Pushchair accessible
        • Service animals allowed
        • Infant seats available
        • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
        If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 92136P272

        • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
        • Most travellers can participate
        • Only one reservation per group allowed. You cannot combine multiple reservations into one group.
        • 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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

        • 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: 92136P272

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        • Japan Guide Agency
          Joined in October 2018
        • nicholasv705
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          5.0 of 5 bubbles
          Excellent, highly recommended
          Morisan is a very knowledgeable guide. I learned a lot and always felt comfortable. His English is great and unlike many guides seeks clarity when he doesn’t understand what you said. We had a lot of guides and he was one of the best. Highly recommended.
          Written 18 June 2024
        • ClassicalEd
          0 contributions
          5.0 of 5 bubbles
          Terrific Personalized Tour, Patient Guide, Home Run
          We are so grateful for the time with had with Kazu. From the start, he was in touch with us about our specific interests (history, connections to modern-day culture) so that the tour would be meaningful to us. He met us in our hotel lobby in Akasaka which made it super easy for us. We navigated the subway system together (very helpful!) and visited the Meiji Shrine, Imperial Palace gardens, and religious/commercial sites in Asakusa (temple, shops) -- with explanations throughout. Kazu also took a special detour to set us up for success after the tour was over, stopping at another neighborhood (Akihabara) to point out some good anime shops for our son. A great tour, and a great "taste" of Tokyo!
          Written 18 June 2024
        • Y4083EQgillians
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          5.0 of 5 bubbles
          Great guide in Kanazawa
          Fujio was a great guide and patiently answered all my questions. He showed us the most interesting places in Kanazawa. Recommend him highly!
          Written 18 June 2024
        • natanz2014
          0 contributions
          5.0 of 5 bubbles
          A knowledgeable guide
          Lily was an amazing guide, she thought us so much about Japanese culture And religion . We had a great time and enjoin every minute of it.
          Written 18 June 2024
        • nikkisS5935ZH
          0 contributions
          5.0 of 5 bubbles
          Hiroshima for the day
          Licca was an incredible tour guide. My 2 friends and I booked a day trip and she was very knowledgeable and took us around the entire day.
          Written 18 June 2024
        • ChiragB214
          0 contributions
          5.0 of 5 bubbles
          Hiroshima with Yuko was TOP class 👌🏻
          Yuko is an amazing person. She did not come across as a tour guide. It was more like a friend alongwith us. She knows Hiroshima too well. She was patiently explaining our boys throughout the tour. Thank you Yuko for making Hiroshima a lifelong memory for us !
          Written 18 June 2024
        • Helen L
          0 contributions
          5.0 of 5 bubbles
          Amazing Tour, Amazing Tour Guide
          We had the BEST experience! Our tour guide Taka was awesome! He not only took us to see great tourist spots, but he also took us to hidden gems to avoid the crowds. He found several anime spots for us, arranged a special congratulations desert for my niece and at the end even helped us by our train tickets for the next day. Such a wonderful man, such an amazing day, such a wonderful city! 10 out of 10 experience.
          Written 17 June 2024
        • gregmandrakea
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          5.0 of 5 bubbles
          Bruce Sugano is the best tour guide!
          Bruce Sugano was amazing! He showed us so much - from the different parts of the city to the temple to micro-pig cafe to the best sushi we’ve ever had! His personality and knowledge made for a fun and memorable experience! Highly, highly recommend!
          Written 17 June 2024
        • 820yanivs
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          5.0 of 5 bubbles
          Bruce is the best!
          Bruce is a wonderful tour guide! He tailored the tour to our tastes and shared insights into Japanese culture along the way. We feel lucky to have had him as our guide!
          Written 17 June 2024
        • Resort588020
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          5.0 of 5 bubbles
          What a great day, with Enlish speaking guide
          Did a full day trip to, Takayama and Shirkawago, our guide was Akira Hishida, he was so informative, and just a great guy to spend the day with, I would highly recommend any tour with Akira.
          Written 17 June 2024
        • Jane P
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          5.0 of 5 bubbles
          Excellent Day Trip extremely well organised!
          We went on a day tour of Hiroshima and Miyajima Island from Kyoto. Our guide, Sei, was excellent and met us at Hiroshima station. He had previously contacted us a few times beforehand by email so we did not need to worry about anything and was there to meet us as we stepped off the train. We visited the Memorial Park and Museum first as Sei suggested going to Miyajima Island later in the afternoon, according to the tide and best time for viewing the Itsukushima Shrine. We travelled seamlessly everywhere by public transport (tram, bus, ferry and train) a feat that would have been extremely difficult without a guide. When we arrived on the island Sei recommended a great restaurant for lunch and afterwards walked us around the shrine explaining the history. He then escorted us to Hiroshima station for our train journey back to Kyoto. I was a little worried about this tour when booking, wondering if we were trying to fit too much in, but it really worked well and I would highly recommend it for a day trip.
          Written 17 June 2024
        • roxanneo71421
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          5.0 of 5 bubbles
          More than worth it! Amazing tour!
          Noriko / Noripy (our guide) is such a lovely lady who made our day tour the best experience we could ever have. She went above and beyond than we expected. She brought us to places we wanted to see (Imperial Palace, Meiji Shrine, Sensoji, Tokyo tower, Shibuya Crossing, etc and more Skytree, Matcha place, Tokyo station, shopping area, and even dropped us off to Shinagawa area so it’s easier for us to meet our friend after our tour. She also brought us to a very delicious authentic Japanese restaurant. She explained to us the transit system, history, culture, and she made us feel extra special (me and my husband). She took pictures for us happily. Also my husband wanted to buy some personal stuff and she helped us go find them in stores. She spent more than 6 hours with us so we can see more places. Thank you so much Noripy for spending time with us and making our Tokyo day tour the best experience we could ever have! We definitely recommend esp her and ofcourse doing the private tour!
          Written 17 June 2024
        • SoCalTraveler1000
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          5.0 of 5 bubbles
          Great Day in Kyoto
          Great day in Kyoto touring around with Shoko! My family of four really enjoyed having an experienced guide take us through some of the top sites in Kyoto. Shoko was professional, on-time, an experienced English speaker and provided great information on the history and facts of the sites we visited. As history lovers, we appreciated having a great private tour guide lead us as first time visitors to Kyoto. Highly recommended!
          Written 17 June 2024
        • edgark575
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          5.0 of 5 bubbles
          Amazing Hiroshima
          It was a great day with Yuko. She is very kind and she knows how to engage the interest. She is a great person. It was an amazing day in Hiroshima
          Written 17 June 2024
        • GlobeTrotting36668
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          5.0 of 5 bubbles
          Fantastic 8 Hr Private Tour!
          Tad was our tour guide. What would have taken us many hours by getting on and off trains and not being able to see the sites, Tad took us to all the sites in a timely manner. He spoke English with my family/friend on this trip. Here are the sites we went to Nijo castle, Golden Pavillion, Sanjusangendo, Kiyomizu temple, Imperial palace and Gion district. He took a lot of photos and videos and sent us a video culmination of the day. It was so impressive! Thank you Tad! A definite must do tour!!!
          Written 17 June 2024
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