Hokuriku New Year's Tour: Kanazawa, Noto, Shirakawa-go


Visit Ishikawa, Toyama and Gifu Prefectures during the New Year's season. *Visit the most popular places in Gifu Prefectures: Shirakawa-go and Hida Takayama ・Enjoy scenic views of the thatched roof houses of the World Heritage site Shirakawa-go from the observation deck! ・Explore the historic streets of Hida Takayama nicknamed 'Little Kyoto'. *In Toyama Prefecture visit Zuiryuji Temple, a representative temple of Hokuriku region. It was also designated as a National Treasure. *Visit Noto in Ishikawa Prefecture, a place that is hard to reach on your own. ・Board the local Noto Railway. ・Visit Kenrokuen Garden in Kanazawa city, one of three most outstanding gardens, and feel authentic Japanese culture. ・Stroll around Kanazawa Castle Park where the castle remains a landmark of the city. ・Stroll along quaint old streets of Higashi Chayagai District remnant from the days of Edo era. *Relish Hokuriku delicacies: ・Shin-Minato(crab, white shrimp) ・Himi(Japanese amberjack shabu shabu) ・Kanazawa(Kaga cuisine) ・Hida Takayama(Hida Beef) *Tour departing on 30 December will visit Eiheiji Temple to listen to "Joya-no-Kane" (bell that is rung at a temple on the night of New Year's Eve). *Stay 2 nights at the hotels with large public baths.


Day 1
  • Breakfast: 0
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Shinjuku Station(Depart 7:30~8:00) [Limited Express "Azusa", non-smoking car] Matsumoto Station Shirakawa-go(See covered with snow thatched-roof houses / approx. 50 mins) Shin-Minato(Dinner of crabs and white shrimps / approx. 40 mins) Takaoka(Overnight)

  • Hotel: Hotel Route Inn Takaoka Ekimae

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 1
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Takaoka> Zuiryuji Temple(approx. 50 mins) Amaharashi Coast (Drive through) Himi(Lunch of Japanese amberjack shabu shabu / approx. 50 mins) Nanao Station [Noto Railway] Noto-Nakajima Station(Special opportunity to see inside a Railway Post Office, only one of two in the country.) Chirihama Nagisa Driveway (Drive through) Higashi Chaya District(approx. 40 mins) Kanazawa(Dinner of Kaga cuisine / approx. 45 mins) Kanazawa(Overnight)

  • Hotel: Kanazawa Manten Hotel Ekimae

Day 3
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 1
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Kanazawa Kenrokuen Garden Kanazawa Castle Park(Visit with Kenrokuen Garden / approx. 70 mins in total) Hida Takayama(Stroll and have lunch of Hida beef / approx. 90 mins) Matsumoto Station [Limited Express "Azusa", non-smoking car] Shinjuku Station(Arrive 20:07~21:06)

location Shinjuku Station south entrance


Departure place

Shinjuku Station south entrance

Meeting Time



Gifu, Gifu, Ishikawa

  • English

  • Chinese (Mandarin)

Language Support

A tour conductor or staff of your preferred language will accompany the tour from the designated meeting place (at a designated airport in case of a tour with airplanes) and provides the participant with basic information necessary for the tour (such as meeting place and time at each stop etc) in your preferred language. Information on sightseeing in the areas of tour destinations will not be provided. However, brochures in your preferred language will be provided.

Minimum number of participants for operation

20 Person(s)

*When the participants does not reach the number above, the tour will not be operated. If this is the case, those who have made a reservation will be informed of the matter by 14 days prior to the scheduled departure date (by 4 days prior to the departure in case of a Day-tour).

Minimum number of participants for booking

1 Person(s)

Cancellation policy Tour Condition
The prices may vary depending on number of participants and other conditions.