Shirakawago - Hida Furukawa - Hida no Sato

Explore the hamlets of Shirakawa-go, Hida Furukawa and Hida no Sato on our 9-hour package tour with access to a private vehicle exclusively for you and your fellow travelers. Our English-speaking driver will take you first to the World Heritage site of Shirakawa-go followed by Hida-Furukawa and then onto the picturesque hamlet of Hida-no-Sato. Returning to Kanazawa.



Tour Details

  • We will collect you from your Hotel or chosen location in Kanazawa at 09:00 in the morning (This is open to change if you wish to go earlier or later)
  • Our English speaking driver will take you directly to the UNESCO village of Shirakawa-go. Crossing the spectacular pedestrian bridge above the Sho river, your senses will be filled with the sounds and smells of authentic rural life. This fairy tale village is bound to inspire you as one of Japans most picturesque sites.  You will spend 2 hours here, exploring the town and taking in lunch.
  • You will then be whisked off to the enchanting canal lined streets of Hida-Furukawa. This beautiful village is often missed by tourists but is by far one of the most intriguing little towns in the Hida region. Once famous for its architecture and carpentry this little town is now home to thousands of resplendent Carp who fill the canals along the Edo era streets. You will spend an hour here to taking in the sites.
  • The Final stretch will be to the beautiful farming village of Hida no Sato, situated just outside Takayama, this little farming village allows you to experience traditional hand crafts and culture. Surrounded on all sides by rolling hills, this picturesque village tells a romantic story of past rural times and cultural habits. You will have 2 hours to explore the village before being whisked back to Kanazawa.
  • Our English-speaking driver will bring you back to Kanazawa for 18:00

Whats Included:

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • English Speaking Driver
  • Private Car 
  • Parking
  • Local taxes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Transport by private vehicle

Whats Excluded:

  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Professional Tour Guide