Hida no Sato Christmas Illumination, World Heritage Shirakawa-go & Hida Takayama


Recommended for Christmas Holiday​ 1. Visit the World Heritage Site Shirakawa-go, "gassho-zukuri" thatched roof farmhouse village. 2. Stroll along quaint streets of the old town Hida Takayama, also known as "Little Kyoto". 3. Hida beef shabu-shabu & Kei-chan chicken set meal for dinner 4. Christmas time only!"Hida no Sato Christmas Illumination": A village of thatched roof farmhouses is lit up. Enjoy the fantastical view. *This is NOT Shirakawa-go illumination. ​ ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Optional bento lunch box​ - JPY 1,000 per person (tea is included) - Please apply at least 4 business days prior to the tour departure day. - Please pay cash to the tour staff on the tour day. -If you don't order, please prepare your lunch in advance, or buy it at the service areas on the highway or while strolling at Shirakawa-go or Hida Takayama. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [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 seat only. [Attention] *Snow condition differs depending on the weather. *Dinner is scheduled before the illumination viewing, and it will be around 17:00. As regards to lunch, the tour does not include lunch. Please eat lunch at Shirakawa-go or apply for the optional lunch box. *Please join the tour with comfortable clothes and walking shoes. *Outdoor sightseeing is very cold. Please prepare extra items for the cold weather. *The order of the itinerary is subject to change according to the traffic or other circumstances on the tour day. *This tour is operated with a mixture of Japanese and foreign guests. However 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. *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
  • Nagoya Station (Meet 8:50) -- Shirakawa-go (Free time at the village, registered as the World Heritage Site / approx. 80 mins) -- Takayama (Stroll around the quaint old town / approx. 70 mins) -- Takayama (Dinner) -- Hida no Sato or Hida Folk Village (Christmas illumination/approx. 20 mins) -- Nagoya Station (Scheduled 21:00)

location Nagoya


Departure place


Meeting Time

08:50 AM



  • 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

28 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.