Day & Night Shirakawa-go, Shirakawa-go Light-up, Gokayama & Kenrokuen Garden


Shirakawa-go Light Up tour by train! ・Visit Shirakawa-go in the day and evening. ・Enjoy other wintery landscapes at Kenrokuen Garden and World Heritage Site Gokayama. *Dinner on the 1st night will be local specialty Hoba Misoyaki with Hida beef. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [Additional information] *Items included – Transportation, accommodation, meal(s), admission fee(s) specified in the itinerary and taxes. None of these expenses will be refunded even if the participant does not use them for whatever reason. *Items not included – Any expenses not specified in the itinerary (e.g. personal expenses, optional tours). *Items included in Infant price - Bus seats only. Train seats, meals and bedding are not included. Ice grips for sale A set of ice grips is sold for JPY1,100 for this tour to combat the icy surfaces. There are two sizes: M (22-25 cm) and L (26-29 cm) *If interested, please apply at least 9 days before your trip. Payment is by credit card only. [Attention] *On this tour, you cannot view the light-up from the observation deck. Please enjoy walking around the village where there are many attractions to see. *Dinner might be early (16:30~) or late depending on the reservation at the event venue. Arrival time at the hotel will be late at night after the illumination. *When allocating train seats, depending on seat arrangements, your group may not be able to sit together. Even customers who booked for two may not be seated next to each other or sat on the same row. *2 single rooms might be provided in some cases to those who made a reservation with 1 room for 2 participants. *Please join the tour with comfortable clothes and walking shoes. *Wearing non-slip shoes and heavy winter clothes are strongly recommended as it is usually very cold at night, often goes below the freezing point (up to around -10℃), and some roads are very slippery. Bringing a flashlight is also recommended. *The order of the itinerary is subject to change according to the traffic or other circumstances on the tour day. *This tour is conducted together with Japanese participants. *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.


Day 1
  • Breakfast: 0
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Shinjuku station (Departure 9:00~10:00) -- [Limited Express Azusa] -- Chino station -- Shirakawa-go (Enjoy seeing illuminated thatched roof farmhouses / early dinner / total 150 mins) - Kanazawa (Overnight)

  • Hotel: Hotel Crown Hills Kanazawa or a similar hotel of the same class

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Kanazawa -- Kenrokuen Garden (Visit one of Japan's 3 most famous gardens to see the 'yukitsuri', the method of protecting trees from buckling under the pressure of heavy snowfall using bamboo poles and rope. / approx. 50 mins) -- Gokayama (Watch snowscape of the World Heritage site. / approx. 45 mins) -- Shirakawa-go (Visit in the daytime. / approx. 60 mins) -- Chino station -- [Limited Express Azusa] -- Shinjuku station (19:06~21:06 Arrival) 【※】Visiting time at the each sightseeing spot may be shortened due to traffic congestion.

location Shinjuku Station south entrance


Departure place

Shinjuku Station south entrance

Meeting Time




  • 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

25 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.