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From Kanazawa: Private Tour to Shirakawa-go and Takayama

Product ID: 300326
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Explore the hamlets of Shirakawa-go, Hida Furukawa and Takayama by private vehicle. Start the full day tour by getting picked up by an English-speaking driver, before discovering the beauty and serenity of Japanese village life.
About this activity
Duration 9 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide

Pickup included

We will collect you from your Kanazawa Hotel
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Shirakawa-go village
  • Wander the canal-lined streets of Hida-Furukawa
  • Get picked up and dropped off from Kanazawa
  • Learn about the region from your English-speaking guide
Full description
Get picked up and head off to the UNESCO village of Shirakawa-go. Cross the spectacular pedestrian bridge above the Sho River and enjoy the sounds and smells of authentic rural life. You will spend 2 hours in this fairytale village, exploring the area and stopping for lunch.

Next up, your English-speaking driver will transport you to enchanting Hida-Furukawa. This beautiful village is one of the most intriguing spots in the Hida region and was once famous for its architecture and carpentry. The canals alongside the classically beautiful streets here are filled with thousands of resplendent Carp. After an hour here you'll be back on the road in your private vehicle.

The final stop is Takayama, known for its craftsmanship and rowdy festivals. You will have 2 hours to explore the old town before being whisked back to Kanazawa.
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Private car with English speaking driver
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Pick up from hotel lobby at 8:30AM unless otherwise specified.

From £77,365.25 Per group up to 3

Organized by

Kanazawa Walking Tours

Product ID: 300326