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Takayama, Shirakawago and Kanazawa

Takayama, Shirakawago and Kanazawa

Tailor-made tour

Takayama, Shirakawago and Kanazawa

Takayama, Shirakawago and Kanzawa

Discover the fascinating Japanese Alps

Enjoy a tour of the Japanese Alps, exploring Takayama’s historic Edo-period streets, discovering the traditional gassho-zukuri farmhouses of Shirakawago, and admiring the exquisite gardens in Kanazawa.

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Takayama, Shirakawago and Kanazawa

6 day Tour Itinerary

An overview of your trip

DAY 1 Arrive Takayama

On arrival in Takayama, make your way to your accommodation and check in. The rest of the day is at leisure to relax after your journey, or explore the local area.

DAY 2 Takayama

Day at leisure to explore this delightful city. Perhaps visit Takayama-Jinya, a former government headquarters from the Edo period, Matsuri no Mori, a unique museum filled with highly decorated festival floats. Maybe explore the charming, traditional houses in Kamisannomachi Street, part of the old town.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 3 Takayama to Shirakawago

Take a bus to enchanting Shirakawago. Afternoon at leisure to discover the famous gasshou-zukuri farmhouses, which are more than 250 years old.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 4 Shirakawago to Kanazawa

Catch a bus to Kanazawa, and make your way to the hotel to check in. The rest of the day is at leisure.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 5 Kanazawa

Day at leisure to uncover Kanazawa. Perhaps visit the renowned Kenrokuen Garden, marvel at the exhibits in the museum and experience the old Samurai houses.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 6 Depart

Check out of your hotel for your onward journey.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
Optional Extras - Cultural Experiences

There is some free time in your itinerary for you to explore on your own, or treat yourself to an excursion. Use the links below to create a to-do list, or, if you’d prefer us to book you onto one of these or any other excursions, please let us know when booking your tour.

Sample Accommodation

4★ Hida Hotel Plaza, Takayama

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Minshuku Koemon, Shirakawago

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3★ Hotel Kanazawa, Kanazawa

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Japan: Takayama, Shirakawago and Kanazawa
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What's included:
  • Standard accommodation on twin share basis
  • Transportation as specified
  • Meals as specified
  • International flights
  • Local tips
  • Personal spending
  • Travel insurance

Price from £675
(based on 2 sharing, excluding international flights)

Prices and products are subject to availability at the time of booking.

When making an enquiry or reservation we will request your contact details, however no payment will be required at this stage. We will contact you for payment details and to confirm your booking, your details and the details of those travelling with you along with any extras you’d like to add.

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