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J-Hop Tour

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We offer daily half day bus tours from Hida-Takayama to Shirakawa-go (everyday 2 tours). English speaking tour conductor accompanied. Cheaper than the local bus. 500yen discount for the guests staying at J-Hoppers Hida Takayama guesthouse. We can...more
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Takayama 506-0021, Gifu Prefecture
+81 577-62-9545
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful day exploring the beautiful world heritage site of Shirakawa-go. Ayumi Sano was our guide from J Hop Tours. We had people from 8 different countries on our tour and she made sure everyone had their questions answered. Her English is excellent...More

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This tour conducted by J-Hop, is a four hour tour of the famous Shirakawa-go village in Takayama. We opted for a morning tour that starts at 8:00 AM. It was a bright sunny day that had so much promise for a delightful visit! Our guide,...More

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Reviewed August 10, 2018

I had an awesome time staying at the J-Hoppers hostel, the staff was very knowledgeable and helpful ! I had a wonderful time on the Shirakawago half day tour !

Thank noelleocenodoge
Reviewed June 28, 2018

I've been using J-Hop 3 times since last year. Even when my relatives visit Shirakawa, I ask J-Hop to take care of them! Bonnie, the one who always respond my mail is friendly and helpful. Last time, Bonnie give me special price since we were...More

Thank Seraphine J
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

This half day tour give me surprise that the tour is very interesting and informative. Normally, I do not have any expectation with this type of tour, since I have lots of bad experience (many tours just like offering the shutter bus to the destination...More

Thank cheungdec
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

I had joined J-Hop half day tour to Shirakawa-go with my friend in June 2018. It was a memorable and wonderful experience. The place was very beautiful and relaxing to walk with. Everywhere there you could take pretty pictures. Our tour guide Bonnie was very...More

Thank ChristinaC1276
Reviewed June 14, 2018

Well , to be honest this was more like a logistic facility than a proper tour. The guide was very friendly , but waiting for her to finish speaking in japanese , and then starting all over in English it actually turns boring, annoying and...More

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shioayu, マネージャー at J-Hop Tour, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2018

Thank you very much for your invaluable feedback. With reference to your comments on our tour, we have spoken to our tour conductor to get an understanding of the circumstances that day. We are sorry to hear that our tour conductor’s explanation on the bus...More

Reviewed April 12, 2018

Our guide ,Ayumi, was excellent. Helpful, funny and knowledgable. We had a nice time and would recommend the tour and in particular our guide,Ayumi.

Thank KingyMike
shioayu, マネージャー at J-Hop Tour, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2018

Thank you very much for your kind message, Mike san! It was nice meeting you on the tour! I hope you can visit Takayama and Shirakawago in different season!

Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

Joined the afternoon half-day tour with Tomoko-san as our tour guide. It was a memorable experience, both the tour and the village. Tomoko-San was very passionate and knowledgeable on both Shirakawa-go and Takayama. Although I didn’t chat much with her, it was fun having her...More

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Jhoptour, Manager at J-Hop Tour, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2018

Thank you very much for your review! She went to the hospital to have intravenous drip injection and she is now very fine! Hope you can visit Takayama and Shirakawago again! ありがとう!

Reviewed August 30, 2017

We had a wonderful tour. the guides were full of knowledge, friendly and helpful, so THANK YOU VERY MUCH. Shirakawago is old and beatuful village traditional thatched roof houses. I like it very much and come back at winter when village is light up!!

Thank Trek729346
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Ratsamee S
March 4, 2017|
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Response from shioayu | Property representative |
Dear Ratsamee, Thank you for your inquiry. We provide half-day Shirakawago tour in the morning and afternoon every day departing from Takayama. The tour fee for adult and child is 4,400 yen and 4,000 yen respectively... More
Dolly M
January 2, 2017|
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Response from Kedjung | Reviewed this property |
Hi Dolly, sorry for a late reply as i traveled during New Year holidays! Last time I took a package which includes a round trip transfer Osaka-Takayama-Osaka and a twin bunk bed with shared toilet and bathroom at J-Hop... More