Land Only Package

3-Day Takayama Holiday : Takayama, Shirakawa-go & Kanazawa from Takayama

  • Heritage

per person USD 756

This tour departs from Takayama, visits sites you can't get to by train such as Shirakawa-go and Gokayama, and ends in Kanazawa. You can set your own schedule before and after the tour, allowing you freedom to go just where you want.

Day 1: Takayama

3:00 p.m.

After assembling at Hida Hotel plaza, you will enjoy visiting to the following places.

* Yatai Kaikan Hall

- It is the festival floats exhibition hall featuring the huge floats, decorated with intricate carving, gilded wood, and detailed metalwork.

* Kusakabe Folk Museum

- The museum has many characteristics of Edo architecture: the main part of the building has two-stories & a stair-way, made of Japanese Cypress.

* Kami Sannomachi Street

- The street is called “Sannomachi” (San means three in Japanese). Because this area consists of three towns including Kami-ichino (means one) -machi, Kami-nino (means two) -machi, and the Kami-sannno-machi.


5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Check in Hida Hotel Plaza.

Day 2: Takayama – Shirakawa-go – Kanazawa

8:30 a.m.

Enjoy your early morning to visit Takayama Morning Market.

Then you'll visit the following places:

* Shirakawa-go / Shirakawa-go Observatory (UNESCO World Heritage site)

- It features houses built in the “Gassho-zukuri” style with steep thatched roof to prevent snow from accumulating.

* Wada residence

After sightseeing, you'll transfer to Kanazawa by local bus.


4:00 - 6:30 p.m. 

Check in Hotel in Kanazawa.

Day 3: Kanazawa

8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

You will enjoy visiting to the following places.

* Nagamachi Samurai District/Forrmer Samurai Residence 

* Kenrokuen Garden

- The garden is located in the center of Kanazawa city and counted as one of three most beautiful gardens in Japan. Also you can enjoy seasonal flowers.

* Higashi-chaya Distict

Hakuza (gold leaf shop)

12:40 - 2:00 p.m. 

Tour concludes upon arrival at Kanazawa Station.

Departure Date

Jan.5 - Feb.25, Dec.14 - 28: Thu. & Sat. / Mar.2 - Dec.09: Mon., Thu., Sat. (except Apr.13, 15, 29, May.4,6,Aug.12,14, Oct.2,9) *Please note that when the date of stay at the hotel is blackout date, the tour will not be operated.


1 lunch included.


English-speaking guide service included.

Pick up and Drop off

Not Available.


Not available. Please make own arrangements to have baggage transported. Note trains do not have adequate space for baggage storage. Leaving large baggage at hotel is recommended. *Service fees may apply. Please check with your hotel.


Takayama: Hida Hotel Plaza / Kanazawa: Hotel Kanazawa *Hotel upgrade plan is available. See "Remarks".

Minimum Participants Required

1 Person.

Required When Making Reservations

Please mention the place of stay before and after the tour.


Departure dates Saturday and day before national holiday, additional charge is required. (Contact for further information)


Comfortable clothing and shoes are recommended.  Please bring an overcoat or other warm clothing from fall to spring.


Transportation between Takayama and Kanazawa may be via shared expressway bus or a chartered bus.


Note that vegetarian otions are not available for lunch at Shirakawago on Day 2.


If destinations in Takayama or Kanazawa to be visited on the tour are closed, the tour will visit alternate destinations.


This is an exclusive tour intended for overseats travelers only. Please note residents of Japan cannot participate.


***Hotel Upgrade plan is available! Feel free to ask us.***

JTB Reservation Center : Tel 1(800) 223-6104, email

Please contact JTB Reservation Center for the pickup service to assembly place.
JTB Reservation Center : Tel 1(800) 223-6104, email

Date & Price Tour Start Tour End Departure Adult Child Infant Single Supplement
03/02/2017 12/09/2017 Takayama $ 756 $ 709 $ 0 $ 43
12/14/2017 12/28/2017 Takayama $ 670 $ 623 $ 0 $ 43
Cancellation rates will apply to the tour fare as below. If notice of cancellation is received on tour starting date, or in case of failure to show without notice 100% of the tour fare, 1 day prior to the starting date of the tour 40%, 7 to 2 days prior, 30%, 8 days or more days prior, no charge. Cancellation period is based on Japan local time. Notice must be received during JTB USA office hours. Mon. - Fri., 9:00AM-5:30PM PST Except National Holidays.

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