Private tour

From Takayama: Private Shirakawa-go Day-Trip with Transport

From Takayama: Private Shirakawa-go Day-Trip with Transport

Activity provider: JGA Inc.

From US$ 187.70 per person

Explore the beautiful mountain settlement of Shirakawa-go by private chartered car with an English-speaking driver-guide.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 4 - 7 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Japanese
Pickup included
Your guide will be waiting in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Discover the best of Shirakawa-go on a private guided day-trip
  • Enjoy a personal and professional experience with a licensed local guide
  • See all of the most important Shirakawa-go highlights
  • Learn fascinating insights about Japan’s history and culture
  • Customize to your route or let your guide take care of the itinerary
Full description
Explore Shirakawa-go, a remote settlement designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, located in the mountains of Gifu Prefecture. As the region receives considerable snowfall in the winter, the farmhouses are well-known for their distinctive architecture featuring steep roofs to easily shed snow. Learn more about this unique village on a full-day chartered tour with an English-speaking driver-guide.Your guide will pick you up from anywhere in the Takayama area. Leave the hustle and bustle of the city behind and wander around a unique village, stroll through historic streets, take in stunning mountain landscapes, and enjoy a lunch made of authentic local ingredients. If you want to also visit another village, Gokayama, please choose the relevant option. There are also 4 and 6-hour options available for the Shirakawa-go. Your driver can customize your tour according to your interests and requests.
  • English-speaking driver-guide
  • Private transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Parking fee (around 1,000 - 2,000 Japanese Yen)
  • Highway fee (around 2,000 - 2,500 Japanese Yen)
  • Entrance fee
  • Foods and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

Know before you go

  • This experience will take place rain or shine
  • All bookings are private
  • The local partner's team will communicate with you prior to the experience to confirm details of your booking
  • This experience can be personalized to meet your requests and preferences

Product ID: 397782