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3 Day Takayama Holiday from Kyoto – Takayama, Shirakawago & Kanazawa


One of our most popular excursions!
From Kyoto, visit the traditional city of Takayama, the World Heritage Shirakawago Village and the cultural city of Kanazawa.


Tour Price Per person Adult Child 
(6-11 yrs)
Saturday and Day Before National Holiday Surcharge 



Hotel in Takayama Hotel in Kanazawa
One Way Trip Course (SUN3GL300)
07/JAN/2016 – 27/FEB/2016
1,437   1,300  34  - 48 
03/MAR/2016 – 17/MAR/2016
 1,485  1,348  34  - 48 
19/MAR/2016 – 28/MAY/2016  1,519  1,382  34  - 48
16/JUL/2016 – 28/NOV/2016  1,547 1,410   34  - 48
Round Trip Course (SUN3GL400)
07/JAN/2016 – 27/FEB/2016
 1,300  1,163 34  - 48 
03/MAR/2016 – 17/MAR/2016
 1,348 1,211 34 48
19/MAR/2016 – 28/MAY/2016  1,382  1,245 34 - 48
16/JUL/2016 – 28/NOV/2016  1,410  1,273 34 - 48

07JAN16 – 27FEB16,01DEC16-24DEC16: Thu, Sat
03MAR16 – 28NOV16: Mon, Thu, Sat

(except 14,28,30APR, 02,05MAY, 11,13,15AUG, 8,10,22OCT)
*Please note that when the date of stay at the hotel is a blackout date, the tour will not be operated.

Departure dates for when the Shirakawa-go winter illumination is being held:Jan.16,23,24,30,31,Feb.7,14

2017: TBA
SUN3GL400 from NZ$1420/person(This rate is based on 2 adults sharing 1 room. Actual price may vary depending on number in party, date, and other conditions.)


Cities Hotel
Takayama Hida Hotel Plaza(Standard Room)
Kanazawa Hotel Kanazawa
   Upgrade hotel plans are also available, please contact JTB for more detail.


Departure from Kyoto
Day 1 : Kyoto – Takayama Takayama



Pick up service at major hotels.
This morning board the Shinkansen bullet train for Nagoya and transfer to a limited-express train for Takayama, an ancient, tranquil city called “Little Kyoto”.
In the afternoon, stroll through Takayama, visiting Yatai Kaikan Hall, where colourfully decorated traditional festival floats are displayed, Kusakabe Folk craft Museum, formerly the residence of powerful merchants under government patronage and the streets of Kami Sannomachi which preserve traditional Japanese wooden houses.
Arrive at hotel in Takayama between 17:30-18:30
Overnight in Takayama
Day 2: Takayama – Shirakawago – Kanazawa Kanazawa


Visit Gokayama Ainokura before your tour to Shirakawago, visiting Shirakawa-go 
Arrive at Hotel in Kanazawa between 15:15 and 18:30.
 Departure dates visiting Shirakawa-go winter illuminations
 Day 1 : Takayama Takayama

Hotel to Takayama Station
Shirakawa-go(winter Illumination)
Hida Hotel Plaza

 Day 2 : Takayama-Kanazawa Takayama
 8:30-9:00 Visit TakayamaMorningMarket, YataiKaikan, Kusakabe Folk Museum, KamiSannomachiTown
One Way Trip Course (SUN3GL300)
Day 3: Kanazawa – Tokyo


Visit Higashi-chaya District, Tentoku-in Temple, Nagamachi Samurai District, Kenrokuen Garden.
From Kanazawa Station board a train (Hakutaka or Kagayaki) to Tokyo. 
Arrive at Tokyo Station.
Arrive at hotel in Tokyo.

Round Trip Course (SUN3GL400)
Day 3: Kanazawa – Kyoto


Visit Higashi-chaya District, Tentoku-in Temple, Nagamachi Samurai District, Kenrokuen Garden.
From Kanazawa Station board a train (limited-express Thunderbird) to Kyoto.
Arrive at Kyoto Station.
Arrive at hotel in Kyoto.

BREAKFAST Breakfast included: LUNCH Lunch included : DINNER Dinner included:



English-speaking guide service included, except while on board bullet train. English-speaking assistance service included at point of transfer on Day 1 and 3.


One Way Trip Course 
Included for up to one piece of baggage from Kyoto to Tokyo. Additional baggage will incur a fee of JPY2200 per item. Light compact baggage is recommended for overnight stays in Takayama on Day 1 and in Kanazawa on Day 2.

Round Trip Course
Not available. Please make own arrangements to have baggage transported.
*Note trains do not have adequate space for baggage storage. Leaving large baggage at hotel is recommended. *Service fee may apply and please check with your hotel.


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