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Shirakawago Charter Car Tour (Takayama departure) with English-speaking Driver
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Shirakawago Charter Car Tour (Takayama departure) with English-speaking Driver

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Explore the beautiful mountain settlement of Shirakawa-go via chartered vehicle exclusively for you and your travelmates. Our English-speaking driver will take you first to the World Heritage Site of fairy-tale village Shirakawa-go.<br><br>Shirakawa-go is a remote settlement designated as 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 vehicle tour with English-speaking driver.<br><br>On this day trip departing from Takayama, leave the hustle and bustle of the city behind to wander around a unique village, stroll through historic streets, take in stunning mountain landscapes, and enjoy a lunch made of authentic local ingredients.<br><br>Your driver will customize your four-hour tour according to your interests and requests!
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Kent P wrote a review Feb 2021
Batavia, Ohio100 contributions10 helpful votes
Great experience on the bus Takaoka to Shirakawa (1800yen) and then on to Takayama (2600 yen). Reasonable price and on time.
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Date of experience: February 2021
soff01 wrote a review Mar 2020
Brisbane, Australia101 contributions45 helpful votes
We enjoyed this. The English speaking guide was very difficult to understand but was kind, it was comfortable and punctual. It was a good way to see lots of sites.
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Date of experience: March 2020
_carolineascot16 wrote a review Feb 2020
Berkshire, United Kingdom91 contributions26 helpful votes
Great day trip from outside Takayama station to Shirakowa, includes lunch and excellent English speaking tour guide.Very comfortable coach. Easy and better value than arranging trip yourself.
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Date of experience: August 2019
GClife wrote a review Feb 2020
Gold Coast, Australia1,406 contributions531 helpful votes
We thoroughly enjoyed this tour. Kana was our guide and provided useful information along the way, was very clear in her directions and advice We loved Ainokura Village, less crowded than Shirakawago, felt more authentic, we visited just after the snow, simply stunning. Would have liked a little longer here. Next was Shirakawago, a light lunch, already waiting for us, then the viewpoint over the village. We are dropped at one point at the village and the bus collects us from a second point which allows optimum time. You also have the option of staying later and returning on an express bus at no additional charge. Also included is entry into the open air museum, which is located next to where you catch the bus, we really enjoyed the tranquility of the open air museum, you can visit the traditional homes without an additional cost. Can highly recommend this tour
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Date of experience: February 2020
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AmicoDelSolevante Tours wrote a review Feb 2020
Takayama, Japan10 contributions1 helpful vote
The prces are super high, and they growing higer each year. The buses are great, as transportation, great drivers, cleaness and quality of the bus. They must improve the customer service especially about manners and in dealing also with foreigners and make the buses more available insthead of raising the prices, it is stealing, its a nonsense.
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Date of experience: October 2019