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Address: 1-22-2 Showamachi | iCafe Takayama, Takayama 506-0053, Gifu Prefecture (Formerly Hida Satoyama Cycling)
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+81 577-73-5715
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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We have many programs in which you can experience rural culture and history...

We have many programs in which you can experience rural culture and history inherited in satoyama. Especially, HIDA SATOYAMA CYCLING, ART & CULTURE, TOWN & VILLAGE WALK are very popular guided tours in HIDA-TAKAYAMA!Please enjoy the special time you can have only here through the tours connecting daily lives of local people with your travel.

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$42.90*
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Takayama Food and Culture Walking Day Tour
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$50.20*
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Takayama Sake Brewery Tour and Japanese Tapas Cooking
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$42.90*
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Short Bike Tour of Hida

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Wonderful, fantastic and interesting tours with lovely guides.

We started the day in Takayama with a moring tour, guided by Masayo, and we were lucky to see a Farmer’s Market (held only once a year). We also got to look around the inside... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Vicki R
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Hobart, Australia
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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have a wonderful Snowshoeing experience during our visit on 8/1/2017 guided by two wonderful guides, HIsa and Hiro. Strongly recommended to try out, especially for those from tropical climate countries who like to have a close encounter with the snow.

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We started the day in Takayama with a moring tour, guided by Masayo, and we were lucky to see a Farmer’s Market (held only once a year). We also got to look around the inside of Sake brewery, with some lovely tastings included :) And learnt so much about the process of making Sake, and the different types etc..Great fun... More 

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SATOYAMA_EXPERIENCE, Guide at Satoyama Experience, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are really glad to hear that you enjoyed many things in Takayama and Hida Furukawa and the guide could make your trip more enjoyable. As you said, both Takayama and Hidw furukawa are worth visiting so we would like more customers to visit and find the fascination there. Thank you so... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was such an awesome experience. We had such great fun with our guides Hisa-San and Akiko-San. Time just flew by. The weather was great, we worked up an appetite and if you wanted to take in the beauty and scenery of the Japanese Alps come do this before going up Ropeway 2. Best of all you don't have to... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I spent a wonderful morning riding in the Hida valley with our fantastic guide Tetsu. I am not a very experienced rider and I was worried about this but I need not have been. Tetsu tailored the ride to suit my skills. Tetsu was very knowledgeable about the culture of the area, farming and carpentry techniques and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I absolutely loved this experience of sake tasting and cooking Japanese tapas. Miyuki was very knowledgable when it came to sake and we learnt a lot about how it's made and the different types of sake. Midori was also a lovely teacher when it came to cooking the Japanese tapas and taught us about the different ingredients... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were staying in Takayama city and thought we would catch the train to Hida Furukawa and go for a bike ride. We met our guide Hirohisa who was great fun and also full of knowledge. We cycled for a few hours and then stopped for some buckwheat tea and Japanese biscuits. It was a lovely afternoon.... More 

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

A very wonderful experience by my family of 4. We were greeted by very friendly host (guide) Mr. Hisa and Mr. Hiro the moment we stepped down from the public bus. It was a wonderful snow shoeing experience enhanced by the mild snowing and scenic landscape. The guides were very friendly and patience with us and We would strongly recommend... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017

We participated in a custom tour arranged by Satoyama Experience. We met Miyuki at the Sake Brewery in Takayama where we learnt many of the interesting things about Sake brewing and the different types available. After this, Miyuki then guided us through part of the town, pointing out interesting things along the way, before we were joined by Midori who... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

Spent a great afternoon learning about local history, architecture, economy & so much more. Friendly, super knowledgeable guide & one of the highlights of our trip to the Hida region.

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SATOYAMA_EXPERIENCE, Manager at Satoyama Experience, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! It is our pleasure that you spent a great afternoon and the tour was one of the highlights of your trip. Please visit us again if you have another chance! Best Regards, Team SATOYAMA EXPERIENCE More 

Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

Originally booked their snowshoe tour, but it was a mild December so there wasn't much snow. We switched to a village walking tour and had a wonderful morning with our guide. He took us to various spots in the village (rice factory, local festival museum, cafe, sake brewery, etc) and explained much more than we would ever have learned on... More 

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