Takayama, Shirakawa-go and Kanazawa 3-Day Tour with One Way Bullet Train from Tokyo

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Kenroku-en Garden in Kanazawa
Kenroku-en Garden in Kanazawa
Kenroku-en Garden in Kanazawa
Kenroku-en Garden in Kanazawa
Japanese village Shirakawa-go
Japanese village Shirakawa-go
Shinkansen Japanese Bullet Train
Shirakawa-go Traditional Homes

What To Expect

A 3-day package tour that departs from Tokyo and takes you to Takayama, World-Heritage-listed Shirakawago, Kanazawa, and Kyoto!


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Don't restrict your historical experience to just the main sites that people visit. See Takayama, known as "Little Kyoto" and its preserved historical structures and environment. Mingle with the locals at the thatched roofed village of Shirakawa-go, a World Heritage site. Visit Kanazawa, home of Kenroku Garden, one of the three most beautiful gardens in Japan, and admire the ceramics at Kutaniyaki.

Day 1. Tokyo - Takayama

Board a shinkansen for Nagoya. Transfer to a limited express for Takayama, an ancient, tranquil city also known as "Little Kyoto." Stroll through Takayama, visiting Yatai Kaikan Hall, where colorfully decorated traditional festival floats are displayed, Kusakabe Folkcraft Museum, formerly the residence of powerful merchants under government patronage, and the streets of Kami Sannomachi, where there are preserved traditional Japanese wooden houses.

Day 2. Takayama - Shirakawago - Gokoyama - Kanazawa

Until 2016, go for a scenic drive by Lake Miboro and along Shokawa River to Shirakawago, designated in 1995 as a World Heritage site. See unique structures called Gassho-Zukuri, or joined-hands farmhouses. Then, visit Gokayama, another World Heritage village, where you can experience making Gokayama Washi, traditional Japanese paper. Continue to Kanazawa.

Starting 2017, from your hotel, we head to Takayama Morning Market before proceeding to Shirakawa-go Observatory Deck and Wada Residence, a traditional thatch-roofed farmhouse. We'll have lunch before heading to Kanazawa.

Day 3. Kanazawa - Kyoto

Until 2016, morning sightseeing in Kanazawa, visiting Higashichaya Street, Tentokuin Temple and a former samurai residence. Make a stop at Kenroku-en Garden before heading back to Kyoto by limited-express train in the afternoon. Drop-off service to hotel in Kyoto (between 16:30 - 17:30).

Starting 2017, from your hotel, we head to Nagamachi Samurai District before proceeding to Nomura samurai residence, Kenroku-en Garden, Higashi Chaya Teahouse District, Hakuza, Kanazawa Sta.

Hotel Accommodation

Tourist Class: Hida Hotel (Standard Room) in HAKONE day 1; Hotel Kanazawa (Standard Room) in TAKAYAMA day 2

Deluxe Class: Hida Hotel (Deluxe Room) in HAKONE day 1; Hotel Nikko Kanazawa (Deluxe Room in TAKAYAMA day 2

*Hotels are subject to availability and may be substituted with similar accommodations if not available. This will be confirmed on your voucher.


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  • Tips and gratuities

  • Personal expenses

  • Optional activity costs

Please note

  • Pick ups are available from selected Tokyo hotels.

  • Rates quoted are for the listed hotels and are subject to change depending on availability.

  • A holiday surcharge is applicable for days before holidays and the following 2016 departure dates: 09 October, 02 and 22 November and 22 December and the following 2017 departure dates: 08 January, 10 February, 19 March, 28 to 30 April, 01 to 05 May, 16 July, 10 August, 17 and 22 September, 08 October, 2 and 22 November and 22 December. Please inquire.

  • Children 5 years old and below are free of charge, provided they sit on an adult's lap. If they need a seat, they will be charged (child rates).

  • Please wear comfortable shoes suitable for the walking tour on Day 1.

  • Please bring an overcoat or wear warm clothing during winter from October to February.

  • Please inform us of where you will be staying before/after this tour when make a booking.

  • Lake Miboro may be skipped due to heavy snow in winter.

  • Other hotel packages are available, please contact us.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 9 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 30% Cancellation Fee (70% reimbursement): between 3 to 8 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 2 days or less prior to date of activity.

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