Alpine Route, Shirakawa-go & Hida Takayama: Overnight with Four Meals Including Hida Beef [By Train]

Highlights

Alpine Route: Travel over mountains with an elevation difference of about 2,000m along the 90km mountain route using six different modes of transport. Visit the "gassho-zukuri" style farmhouse village in Shirakawa-go, a World Heritage Site. Take a walk around Hida Takayama, an old castle town known as "Little Kyoto" while eating snacks. Departures from June will also visit the popular Kamikochi mountain resort. [Additional information] *Items included in "Infant price" - Bus seat only *Items included - Expenses for transportation, accommodation, meal(s), admission fee(s) specified in the itinerary and taxes. None of the expenses will be refunded even though the items concerned are not used by a participant for personal reasons. *Items not included - Expenses for transportation, meal(s), admission fee(s) not specified in the itinerary, personal expenses during the tour (telephone, laundry or beverages etc.) and optional tour fees. [Attention] •On the Alpine Route, the tour travels through the mountains using a number of vehicles. Please come with clothes, shoes and bags that enable you to walk easily and comfortably. Travelling with a backpack is particularly recommended. •Travelling along the Alpine Route might have to be discontinued in the case of bad weather or other conditions. In such a case, only the vehicle fares for the areas not traveled will be refunded. •The Snow Wall visit is scheduled between 15 April - 22 June only. Due to poor visibility, snowfall, bad weather, snow removal roadworks etc, the activity may be cancelled or shortened. •For groups of 3-4 in a Western room, sofa beds may be provided. Whether you will be placed in a Japanese-style room or a Western style room is undecided. •Departures from June will visit Kamikochi. The journey will change on Days 1 and 2, and Day 2 will also see the addition of a visit to Kamikochi. Sightseeing buses may be restricted at Kamikochi in the interests of tourism preservation. Should this be the case, we ask you to transfer to a special shuttle bus part-way through (30 min one-way ride). Depending on congestion, auxiliary seats may be used on the shuttle bus. •Flower blooming time varies slightly according to weather. •Visiting spots might be very cold. Bringing thick winter clothes is strongly recommended. •According to traffic conditions etc, the order of the itinerary may have to be changed. *This tour is operated with a mix of Japanese and foreign guests. A staff member will give you the basic information, such as meeting place and time at each stop in English or Chinese, although they won’t give you detailed information on the places visited •Seats for your group members in the plane or shinkansen may be separated due to the arrangement. *We will not be responsible for any delays, shortenings or omissions made to the itinerary due to circumstances beyond our control (traffic, weather etc.) *A decision on whether to cancel the tour will be decided by 3pm Japan Standard Time one day before the tour date. We will inform you by e-mail. *The tour end point may be different from the meeting point. Ask the tour conductor on the day. *The amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information came into effect on 30 May 2017. Customer information (name, age, gender etc.) may be forwarded to the hotels or necessary entities for the purpose of making tour arrangements. This condition shall be deemed to have been accepted by the customer upon completion of the reservation.

Itinerary

Day 1
  • Breakfast: 0
  • Lunch: 1
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Tokyo Station (Depart 7:24-9:04) Shinkansen Asama Ueda Station Hida Takayama (Japanese lunch including Hida beef plus walk around "Little Kyoto" / approx. 50 min) Shirakawa-go ( "gassho-zukuri″ style farmhouse village, a World Heritage Site / approx. 50 min) Tonami (Overnight) Tonami Royal Hotel

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Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 1 (Lunch Box)
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Tonami Tateyama Tateyama Cable Car / approx. 7 min Bijoudaira Tateyama Kogen bus / approx. 50 min Murodo (Snow Wall walk until 16 June) Tateyama Tunnel Trolleybus / approx. 10 min Daikanbou (brilliant aerial views from the Ropeway) Kurobedaira Kurobe Cable Car / approx. 5 min Lake Kurobe Walk along the top of the Kurobe Dam / approx. 15 min Kurobe Dam Kanden Tunnel Trolleybus / approx. 16 min Ogizawa Station Matsumoto Station Azusa (limited express) Shinjuku Station (Arrive 20:00-22:07) Departures from June: the journey will change on Days 1 and 2, and Day 2 will also see the addition of a visit to Kamikochi.



location Tokyo

Detail

Departure place

Tokyo

Meeting Time

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Destination

Language
  • English

  • Chinese

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