Hida Takayama and Shirakawa-go in 2 Days by Sightseeing Bus / Operates from 2 Participants


1. Overnight stay at the popular Hida Takayama area. Look forward to hot springs and Hida beef dinner. 2. Visit Shirakawa-go on Day 2 by sightseeing bus. Explore the World Heritage Site! 3. Wander around the streets of Hida Takayama and get a real sense of traditional Japan. 4. This tour includes round-trip JR Shinkansen and Limited Express train journeys between Shin-Osaka and Takayama, hotel accommodation and a 1 Day sightseeing bus. Excellent value for money! [Additional information] *Items included in "Infant price": Sightseeing bus (with seat and lunch). Train seats and meals/bedding at the hotel are not provided. *Tour inclusions: Round trip train tickets between Shin-Osaka~Takayama (Shinkansen Nozomi/Limited Express Hida - reserved seat, normal carriage), accommodation at Hida Takayama (one night, dinner/breakfast included) and Shirakawa-go sightseeing bus tour (lunch included), 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.) *Since this is an independent plan, a tour conductor will not accompany the trip. We will provide all the necessary documents such as the final itinerary sheet and coupons so that customers can deal with the admin on their own during the trip. We will deliver the necessary documents one day before the trip to your hotel. When booking, please remember to include the name of the hotel, check-in date and the person who made the reservation. [Attention] *For JR set plans, seats will be reserved once we have received your application. We will let you know of the outcome by e-mail. If the tour departure date is more than one month away, expect an answer at least one month before the return trip date. Please also be aware that should the scheduled train be full, you will be put on a train before or after that one. Also: ・You cannot choose where you sit. ・You cannot get off at any point. ・You cannot change trains or seat after the tour has departed. ・If you miss the designated train, your reserved tickets become invalid even for unreserved seats. *Sightseeing bus on Day 2: Operating company: Nohi Noriai Jidosha Co., Ltd. The bus will be shared with customers who are not on this package tour. We will provide you with a voucher beforehand to exchange for the actual ticket at the Takayama Nohi Bus Center on the day. Although a guide will be on board, the tour will be in Japanese. The visit to the Gasshozukuri Minkaen museum will be omitted if it is closed. *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
  • JR Shin-Osaka Station [Depart 10:20-11:40]Tokaido Shinkansen Nozomi (Reserved/normal carriage, non-smoking) JR Nagoya Station (Transfer) Limited Express Hida (Reserved seat/normal carriage, non-smoking) JR Takayama Station [Arrive 14:18-15:10] Make your own way to the hotel Arrive at Hida Hotel Plaza. Please check-in by yourself. Check-in is from 14:00. Dinner is a Japanese set-course meal with Hida beef as the star of the show.

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 1
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out by yourself. Shirakawa-go sightseeing bus Takayama Nohi Bus Center [Depart 8:30] (Please be at the meeting point by 8:15 for registration.) Ainokura Gassho-style Village, World Heritage Site (Japanese thatched roof houses.) World Heritage Site Shirakawa-go Gassho-style Village castle tower observatory deck & lunch featuring Hida cuisine Stroll around Shirakawa-go Gassho-style Village (entrance to Gasshozukuri Minkaen museum) Takayama Nohi Bus Center (Arrive 15:10) Free time before departure JR Takayama Station [Depart 16:36-18:46] Limited Express Hida (reserved seat/normal carriage, non-smoking) JR Nagoya Station (Transfer) Tokaido Shinkansen Nozomi (Reserved/normal carriage, non-smoking) JR Shin-Osaka Station [Arrive 20:20-22:23] *Please be aware that although a guide is on board the bus, it will be in Japanese.


Departure place

Designated place (Osaka)

Meeting Time



Gifu (Takayama), Shirakawa-go, Osaka

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  • Chinese

Language Support

This particular course is operated as a free plan tour, therefore there will not be any language support from a tour conductor. We will however, provide the final confirmation and itinerary in the preferred language of your choice.

Minimum number of participants for operation

2 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