Shirakawago & Takayama Platinum Route Tour (From Kanazawa) (With Lunch)

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Chubu (Nagoya, Kanazawa, Takayama, etc.) 1-Day Bus Tour

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Price(Lowest) :

¥12,000 ~

Overview :

1. Travel from Kanazawa to Shirakawago, then on to Takayama. Visit popular spots in 1 day on this reasonably priced tour.
2. The Hokuriku Shinkansen can whisk you from Tokyo to Kanazawa in as little as 150 minutes. Kanazawa is also conveniently located for access from both Osaka and Kyoto, and after reaching Kanazawa, you're just 1 step away from Shirakawago and Takayama!
3. Enjoy lunch at Shirakawago featuring a menu full of delicious mountain delicacies. 105 minutes is allotted at Takayama for participants to go sightseeing.
4. Along the way also enjoy a senbei (rice cracker) baking experience, as well as shopping for local souvenirs.



08:00-08:00 JR Kanazawa Station Kanazawa Port Gate (West Gate) Group Bus Platform Please arrive by 7:50.
Access: A short walk from JR Kanazawa Station Kanazawa Port Gate.
09:20-09:35 15(min) Shirakawago Ogimachi Castle Ruins Observatory Look out on the gassho-zukuri thatched roof village of Shirakawago from the observation deck as it spreads out below your eyes.
09:45-12:00 135(min) Sightseeing at Shirakawago and Lunch Stroll around freely at the World Heritage site of Shirakawago, a traditional village of 'gassho-zukuri' thatched roof houses surrounded by the idyllic scenery of rice paddies.
Shirakawa Village Office website: (other languages available)
Enjoy a Japanese-style lunch featuring a menu of mountain delicacies.
13:00-14:45 105(min) Sightseeing in Takayama Immerse yourself in the nostalgic charm of the townscape as you walk the streets of Takayama's Old Town, where three streets are lined with traditional buildings in Kamimachi and Shitamachi, which flourished as merchant areas at the heart of the castle town. There is plenty to see including a 1,200-year-old giant ginkgo tree and the three-story pagoda at Hida Kokubun-ji Temple.
16:05-16:35 30(min) Senbei (Rice Cracker) Baking Experience Senbei (Rice Cracker) Baking Experience at Fukumitsu Sasaraya
Senbei crackers, a popular Japanese snack, can be baked in less than a minute by laying them on a wire grill and flipping carefully with bamboo tongs. The shiroebi senbei soft-serve ice cream - vanilla ice cream mixed with finely ground broad velvet shrimp senbei (rice crackers) - is quite popular! Buy a cone to enjoy as a souvenir at the end of your trip.
17:30-17:30 JR Kanazawa Station Kanazawa Port Gate (West Gate) Group Bus Platform Tour ends upon arrival.
*This may be delayed due to traffic congestion along the way.


Remarks:Planning Company: White Ring Co.
Address: De 65-1 Kinameri, Hakusan-shi, Ishikawa Prefecture
Ishikawa Prefecture Governor-Registered Travel Agency (No. 3-284)
 Terms & Conditions:
[Reception Method]
At reception, please show your reservation confirmation sheet, a printout of the reservation confirmation e-mail, or show the e-mail on your mobile device screen to staff.
[Operation Conditions/Tour Conditions]
- If no bookings have been received 5 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date will be canceled.
- Please inform us of your accommodation and contact details for the day prior to the tour.
[Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations]
- The tour will spend about 160 minutes at Shirakawago including the Ogimachi Castle Ruins Observatory and lunch, and about 105 minutes at Takayama. Please note that times listed on the itinerary are estimates.
- If the lunch venue for customers on the plan with lunch included is changed to Takayama, the tour will spend 115 minutes in Shirakawago and 150 minutes in Takayama. Thank you for your understanding.
- During Japan's long holidays (end of April - early May, mid-August) road congestion is expected. Sightseeing destinations may be changed if there is not enough time in the itinerary or due to weather and traffic conditions.
- The order of the itinerary may vary or be suspended depending on road conditions, congestion at destinations, or weather conditions. There may be changes to the arrival time(s).
- From mid-November through March, the Ogimachi Castle Ruins Observatory may not be visited depending on road conditions such as in case of heavy snowfall, etc. Please note that even outside this period, visiting may not be possible due to road conditions, etc. Refunds will not be issued in such cases. Also, the view may be obstructed depending on weather conditions on the day such as snowfall, thick fog, etc. This tour does not guarantee that participants will be able to enjoy a view at this spot. Thank you for your understanding.
- If the senbei rice cracker baking experience falls on one of the venue's regular closed days, it may not be available. In such a case, the free time sightseeing at Shirakawago and Takayama will be extended, and refunds resulting from this will not be issued. Additionally, regular closed days are subject to sudden changes.
[Important Notes/Supplements: Meeting/Pick-up/Pick-up Location]
JR Kanazawa Station Kanazawa Port Gate (West Gate) Group Bus Platform / Meet at 7:50
[Important Notes/Supplements: Guide/Tour Conductor]
This tour is accompanied by a tour conductor. If the tour conductor does not speak English, an English-speaking staff member will accompany the tour for support. Please be aware that sightseeing information will not be provided.
[Important Notes/Supplements: Regarding Children/Infants]
- Infants age 2-5 will be provided with bus seats only; lunch and the hand-made senbei experience are not included. Additionally, while only 1 infant up to 1 year old per adult may join for free, they will not be provided with a bus seat, lunch, or the hand-made senbei experience. For infants age 1 and younger that require a bus seat, please make a booking under the age 2-5 category. Ages are determined based on how old the participant will be on the day of the tour.
[Important Notes/Supplements: Regarding Meals]
The lunch menu is subject to availability and may change due to unavoidable circumstances. Vegetarian meals or special menus for those with dietary restrictions are not available. No refunds will be issued even if the lunch is not eaten. Also, the lunch venue may be changed to Takayama. If the lunch venue is changed to Takayama, the tour will spend 115 minutes in Shirakawago and 150 minutes in Takayama.