Historic Tour to Shirakawa-go, Hida Takayama & Tsumago-juku

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Step back in time as you visit three areas of significant historic interest on this day trip from Nagoya. Visit the post town of Tsumago-juku on the Nakasendo, the pretty town of Hida Takayama and the World Heritage site Shirakawa-go, to get a flavor of what life was like hundreds of years ago. Lunch is also included featuring local Hida beef hotpot.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary
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Stop At: Nagoya, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Tokai, Chubu

Starting Point

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Nakasendo Tsumagojuku, Nagiso-machi, Kiso-gun 399-5302 Nagano Prefecture

Stroll the streets of Tsumago-juku, a post town on the Nakasendo, a major trading route connecting the major cities of Tokyo and Kyoto. Tsumago-juku served as a place for weary travelers to rest.


Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Butaitoge Tourist Center, 521 Mimayano, Gero 509-2312 Gifu Prefecture

Time for lunch. You will be served the local Hida beef in a sukiyaki hotpot style served with various other side dishes.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Hida, Hida, Gifu Prefecture, Tokai, Chubu

Explore Hida Takayama, a pretty castle town known for its well-preserved historic streets and is affectionately known as 'LIttle Kyoto'. Enjoy the town's quaint charm and get a real sense of what a typical town must have been like...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Nagoya, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Tokai, Chubu

Starting Point

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Nakasendo Tsumagojuku, Nagiso-machi, Kiso-gun 399-5302 Nagano Prefecture

Stroll the streets of Tsumago-juku, a post town on the Nakasendo, a major trading route connecting the major cities of Tokyo and Kyoto. Tsumago-juku served as a place for weary travelers to rest.


Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Butaitoge Tourist Center, 521 Mimayano, Gero 509-2312 Gifu Prefecture

Time for lunch. You will be served the local Hida beef in a sukiyaki hotpot style served with various other side dishes.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Hida, Hida, Gifu Prefecture, Tokai, Chubu

Explore Hida Takayama, a pretty castle town known for its well-preserved historic streets and is affectionately known as 'LIttle Kyoto'. Enjoy the town's quaint charm and get a real sense of what a typical town must have been like hundreds of years ago.

Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes

Stop At: Shirakawago, 517 Hatogaya, Shirakawa-mura, Ono-gun 501-5629 Gifu Prefecture

Wander around Shirakawa-go, a village of traditional thatched roof farmhouses, that is registered as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Surrounded by mountains on all sides, the village has hardly changed for centuries thanks to its remote location. Stroll through the village and have a poke into some of the houses as well as the various souvenir shops for over an hour.

Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes

Stop At: Nagoya, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Tokai, Chubu

End point. Approx 19:00

Duration: 10 minutes

Important Details

Included
  • Local guide
  • Transportation by coach
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Lunch & local snacks
Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Departure Point
Esca underground shopping center, 6-9 Tsubakichō, Nakamura Ward, Nagoya, Aichi 453-0015, Japan
7:20 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 4 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • According to traffic conditions etc, the order of the itinerary may have to be changed
  • Delays or omissions made to the itinerary due to traffic, weather or other circumstances that are beyond the control of the tour operator are not subject to a refund
  • If the tour operator has to cancel the tour because of a typhoon, heavy snow or other circumstances beyond their control, this will be decided by 3pm the day before tour departure; you will be informed by e-mail and suggested a new departure date or receive a full refund
  • If we have to cancel the tour for typhoon, heavy snow, or other circumstances beyond our control, we decide the matter by 3pm Japan time one day before the departure and inform you about it by e-mail
  • Infant (0-2 years old) are free but a seat is not provided for them.
  • Infant (3-5 years old) rate includes bus seat but no lunch.
  • Please get in touch if you wish to change lunch from beef.
  • The English or Chinese speaking tour conductor will give you basic information in English or Chinese, but they are not a sightseeing guide.
  • The end point may be different from the start point.
  • The tour is a mix of Japanese and foreign travelers. A Japanese and Englih/Chinese speaking guide will accompany the tour.
  • Wearing clothes and shoes that let you move easily and comfortably is strongly recommended.
  • You can end the tour in Hida Takayama or Shirakawa-go. If you would like to do so and continue to enjoy sightseeing by yourself (at your own expense), please inform the tour conductor before leaving the group.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 42 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.