Shirakawa-go & Kanazawa Walking Tour 2 Days From Nagoya


1. Visit to the World Heritage Sites of Shirakawa-go & Gokayama by bus. 2. Free to do whatever you like at Shirakawa-go and Gokayama. Look forward to immersing yourself in the charming surroundings. 3. One-day bus free pass is included so you can travel around popular Kanazawa as you please. 4. Day 1: Special opportunity to experience traditional Kanazawa crafts - make "wagashi" (Japanese confectionery) or make "kinpaku" (gold leaf) decorations to decorate a plate (N.B. Activity cannot be chosen and depends on the departure date.) 5. Wagashi tasting at a popular shop in central Kanazawa (we will choose up to 2 shops from a selection of 5.) The shop(s) will be informed to you either in the final itinerary sheet or on location. [Additional Information] *Items included in “Infant Price”: Unfortunately infants 6 years and under cannot participate on this course. *Tour inclusions: Nagoya~Kanazawa round-trip ticket & Limited Express ticket (reserved seat, normal carriage, non-smoking), Kanazawa Hokutetsu bus One Day Pass, Kanazawa crafts experience coupon, Day 2 Shirakawa-go & Gokayama regular bus tour ticket, 1 night hotel accommodation in Kanazawa (breakfast 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. Please provide the name and address of the accommodation. *The sightseeing bus tour to Shirakawa-go and Gokayama on Day 2 will be shared with other tourists. The tour will mostly be conducted in Japanese. *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. Please also be aware that should the scheduled train be full, you will be put on a train before or after that one. ・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. * For the traditional Kanazawa crafts experience, although you can experience one of the two activities, unfortunately you cannot choose which one. Furthermore, The content(s) of the activities may be subject to change. [Attention] *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 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: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Nagoya Station [Depart 7:50~8:50] Limited Express Shirasagi Kanazawa Station [Arrive 10:48~11:48] Arrive at hotel by yourself. Check-in is from 14:00. Enjoy strolling around central Kanazawa. Recommendations: Kenroku-en, Eastern Chaya District & 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art (pay entrance fee on site.) One Day Pass bus ticket, traditional crafts experience and wagashi tasting included. Wagashi making experience: Saturday and Sunday departures. Gold leaf plate decoration: Monday and Thursday departures. *The content(s) of the activities may be subject to change.

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 1
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Breakfast at the hotel. Please check-out by yourself. Depart hotel Travel by yourself Kanzawa Station West Exit [Depart 8:00] Tour around Shirakawa-go & Gokayama, 2 World Heritage Site settlements (regular sightseeing bus)* Walk around Shirakawa-go (approx. 2hrs) Walk around Gokayama Ainokura Gassho-style Village (approx. 50 min) make rice crackers (approx. 30min) Kanazawa Station [Arrive 16:30~16:50] Travel by yourself Kanazawa Station [Depart 18:53] Limited Express Shirasagi Nagoya Station [Arrive 21:50] *21 June~29 Sep departures will also stop at Fukube Falls and Shiroyama Observatory Deck.


Departure place

Designated place (Aichi)

Meeting Time



Ishikawa, Shirakawa-go, Aichi (Nagoya)

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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