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

Takayama Takayama
Shirakawa-go Shirakawa-go
Kenrokuen garden Kenrokuen garden

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About

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.

Round trip

  • 1. Join this 3-day tour with guide service which departs from Kyoto and visit Takayama, the World Heritage Site Shirakawago, and Kanazawa!
  • 2. Visit popular sightseeing spots around the center of the Japanese archipelago. Enjoy seeing the traditional landscapes of Japan.
  • 3. This guided tour visits some areas which would be difficult to see on your own, so participate worry-free!

JTB New Zealand Ltd

Phone: 0800-525-725
Tel: (09)-303-2887, Fax:(09)-366-0772
E-Mail : akl.nz@jtbap.com

DETAILS

Departures
(from Kyoto)
Mon,Thurs,Sat
Tour Inclusions
Accommodation, English-speaking guide, Lunch on Day 2, Other admission fees and transportation costs included in the tour
Prices from (Per person, Land Only)
From $1,415 per Adult (No Breakfast option)
From $1,280 per Child (No Breakfast option)
*All prices are subject to availability.
City
4 Day: Takamatsu, Kotohira
5 Day: Takamatsu, Dogo onsen
6 Day: Takamatsu, Imabari, Matsuyama, Uwajima, Dogo onsen
Hotel
Takayama – Hida Hotel Plaza, Kanazawa – Hotel Kanazawa or Kanazawa Tokyu Hotel or Hotel Nikko Kanazawa
*Hotels are subject to change (same star rating).

ITINERARY

Day 1

 
Kyoto – Takayama
 
Pick-up Service
From hotels in Kyoto City to New Miyako Hotel
10:00 – 
Depart from New Miyako Hotel
Walk to Kyoto Station
 
From Kyoto Station to Nagoya Station (50 min)
Head to Nagoya via Nozomi, Hikari or Kodama Shinkansen.
Please note that no stop will be made for lunch on Day 1 of the tour. Participants will eat lunch on board the train, so purchasing something to eat before departure is recommended.
 
From Nagoya Station to Takayama Station (150 min)
The guide will meet participants at Nagoya Station. Board the JR Limited Express train to Takayama.
14:00 – 14:30
Takayama Station
Sightseeing around Takayama City on foot.
Yatai Kaikan (Takayama Festival Floats Exhibition Hall) (30 min)
This popular facility displays some of the colorfully decorated festival floats used in the famous Takayama Festival. Enjoy seeing the many intricately made floats.
If sightseeing facilities at Takayama, Shirakawago or Kanazawa are closed, the tour will be taken to alternative destinations.
Kusakabe Heritage House (20 min)
Enjoy a visit to this historical Japanese-style townhouse and view a range of exquisite folk art and traditional handicrafts.
Kami-Sannomachi (30 min)
Located in Takayama’s old quarter, this street is lined with Edo period buildings, and provides visitors a glimpse into the past.
17:30 – 18:30
Arrive at Hida Hotel Plaza
Feel free to enjoy a relaxing soak in the communal bath at this comfortable hotel.
001-Takayama

Day 2L

 
Takamatsu
08:30 –
Depart from Hida Hotel Plaza
Takayama Morning Market (40 min)Enjoy walking around the bustling Takayama Morning Market, where a wide array of local specialties and other products are available.
Shirakawago Observatory (15 min)
Enjoy an elevated view of the World Heritage-registered thatch-roofed village of Shirakawago. Great for photography!
Wada Residence (traditional thatch-roofed farmhouse) (60 min)
This is one of the thatch-roofed houses, also registered as a World Heritage Site. Look around and be fascinated by the culture and history of the village.
If the Wada residence is closed due to snow pile-up or other reason, the tour will visit the Nagase Residence or Myozen-ji Temple.
Lunch (45 min)
Taste delicious regional cuisine dishes you can only enjoy in the countryside.
Please understand that there is no vegetarian option available for lunch at Shirakawago.
From Shirakawago to Kanazawa (75 min)
From Shirakawago, head to Kanazawa by bus or expressway bus.
A public expressway bus or a charter bus may be used for transfers between Nagoya and Takayama and between Takayama and Kanazawa.
From Shirakawago to Kanazawa (75 min)
From Shirakawago, head to Kanazawa by bus or expressway bus.
A public expressway bus or a charter bus may be used for transfers between Nagoya and Takayama and between Takayama and Kanazawa.
16:00 – 18:30
Arrive at Hotel in Kanazawa City
002-Shirakawa-go

Day 3

 
Kanazawa – Kyoto
08:30 – 09:00
Depart from Hotel in Kanazawa City
09:05 – 09:45
Nomura Residence, Nagamachi Samurai District (40 min)Visit a former residence of a samurai family from the Kaga Domain. Admire the traditional architecture and gaze at the beautiful Japanese garden.
09:55 – 10:55
Kenrokuen Garden (60 min)This beautiful garden is considered one of the top three Japanese gardens.
It offers amazing seasonal views all year round.
11:10 – 11:50
Higashi Chaya–gai (40 min)Wooden-latticed exteriors of teahouses line both sides of the stone-paved street here where something from the Edo period still lingers in the air. This area is an Important Traditional Building Preservation District.
11:55 – 12:25
Hakuza Honten (30 min)Feel free to purchase handicrafts, accessories, cosmetics and other items made with gold leaf.
12:40 – 14:00
Kanazawa StationEat lunch on your own after arrival at Kanazawa Station
Kanazawa Station to Kyoto Station (145 min)Take the JR limited express train to Kyoto.
16:30 – 18:00
Drop-off ServiceA drop-off service by taxi to major hotels in Kyoto city is available.

REMARKS

Please read the general booking conditions carefully as they incorporate the basis upon which bookings are accepted by JTB New Zealand Ltd. (“JTB”)

+ Round trip +
  • 1. Planning Company: JTB Japan Travel Corp. Address: 2-3-11 Higashi Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo Japan Tourism Agency Registered Travel Agent (No. 1955)
  • 2. If the minimum number of participants (1) is not met by 20 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be cancelled.
  • 3. This is a special tour for international visitors. Please understand that residents of Japan cannot make bookings for this tour.
  • 4. Customers will carry their own baggage. There is not much space on the Shinkansen or bus, so we recommend leaving large items such as suitcases at your hotel in Kyoto.
  • 5. Please note that no stop will be made for lunch on Day 1 of the tour. Participants will eat lunch on board the train, so purchasing something to eat before departure is recommended.
  • 6. If sightseeing facilities at Takayama, Shirakawago or Kanazawa are closed, the tour will be taken to alternative destinations.
  • 7. A public expressway bus or a charter bus may be used for transfers between Nagoya and Takayama and between Takayama and Kanazawa.
  • 8. Please understand that there is no vegetarian option available for lunch at Shirakawago on Day 2.
  • 9. Please inform us of your accommodation and contact details for the day prior to the tour. If the tour is cancelled, participants will be notified by the conducting company or their travel agent.

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Phone: 0800-525-725
Tel: (09)-303-2887, Fax:(09)-366-0772
E-Mail : akl.nz@jtbap.com