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This tour takes you to the scenic Japan Alps to visit Takayama, an elegant city of craftsmen famed for its streets lined with old merchant shops and sake breweries.You also visit Shirakawago, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and Kanazawa, a charming old castle town, famous for its cultural heritage and the beautiful Kenrokuen garden.

Program Type

Private touring

Vehicle Type for Touring

Car or Small Van AC

Detailed Itinerary

Arrive at Narita International Airport (NRT) or Tokyo International Airport (HND). Meet an Multilingual and a English speaking assistant and board an airport limousine bus or train. Transfer to your hotel / station near hotel on your own

After breakfast , you will start your guided Tour in Tokyo from 9:00 - 17:00 hrs. You can select your own itinerary, see suggested routes in notes. Transfer to your hotel with your guide.

After breakfast , your main suitcase will be transferred from Tokyo to Kyoto. Please leave your main suitcase at the bell desk or the front desk by 7:30 AM. Travel with an bag for your 3 nights stay in Takayama, Shirakawago and Kanazawa . Guided Tour in Takayama will start from 08:30 hrs until 17:00 hrs. Transfer to Nagoya by bullet train with your guide. (Travel time: 100 min.) Transfer to Takayama by limited express train with your guide. (Travel time: 150 min.) Visit: Yatai kaikan / Jinya House / Kamisannomachi Transfer to your accommodation with your guide. Dinner and stay at Hotel Ryokan Takayama.

Meals: (B/-/D)

After breakfast , you start your guided Tour in Takayama & Shirakawago from 09:00 - 17:00hrs. Transfer to Shirakawago by local bus with your guide. (Travel time: 50 min.) Visit: Takayama Morning Market / Wada House / Observatory Deck Transfer to your accommodation (a small traditional Japanese house) with your guide. (No private bathroom. Towels, toothbrush not available.) Dinner at Minshuku with a night stay.

After breakfast at Minshuku. Your guided in Kanazawa will start from 08:30 until 17:00hrs. Transfer to Kanazawa by local bus with your guide. (Travel time: 75 min.) Visit: Kenrokuen / Higashichaya Street / Nomura Samurai House After your check-in, guide will leave.

After breakfast to Kyoto by limited express train on your own. (Travel time: 130 min.) Meet an English speaking assistant at the platform of Kyoto Station and be escorted until check-in at your hotel.

After breakfast you start your guided Tour in Kyoto from 9:00hrs - 17:00hrs. You can select your own itinerary, see suggested routes in notes. Transfer to your hotel with your guide.

After breakfast you will be tranfered to to Kansai International Airport (KIX) by shared van on your own. *The exact pick up time will be informed by a hotel staff on the Day 7. You need to be at the airport approximately 4 hour prior to your flight.

  • Accommodation: Tokyo (2 nights), Ryokan Takayama (1 night), Minshuku Shirakawago (1 night), Kanazawa (1 night), Kyoto (2 nights)
  • Transfer : -Round trip airport transfers by airport limousine bus/shared van/local train -Trains and buses mentioned in the itinerary *2nd class/ordinary class reserved seats for bullet trains/express trains
  • Meal : Daily breakfast, 2 dinner (Day 3, 4) Guide: private guide (Day 2, 3, 4, 5, 7)
  • Assistant: English speaking assistant (Day 1, 6)
  • Luggage Tokyo - Kyoto *1 luggage per pax allowance
  • Others: admission fee (when with guide)

  • International / Domestic Airfare
  • Optional activities
  • Other meals, drinks, tips and other personal expenses or services not specified on the program
  • Personal equipment
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Voluntary tips for guides or drivers
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Any items not mentioned as included


Hotel Accommodation / Similar


Standard-    Mitsui Garden Hotel Shiodome Italia-gai or
                       Shinagawa Tobu Hotel

Superior -  Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa

Deluxe     - The Prince Sakura Tower


Standard -Hoshokaku

Superior - Honjin Hiranoya Bekkan

Deluxe -    Hidatei Hanaougi 


Superior -    Minshuku (Gasshozukuri)


Standard     -    Hotel Mystays Premier Kanazawa 

Superior      -    ANA Crowne Plaza Kanazawa 

Deluxe    -         Hotel Nikko Kanazawa 


Standard  - Mitsui Garden Hotel Kyoto Station or Hotel Keihan Kyoto Hachijoguchi

Superior - Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto

Deluxe -     Hotel Granvia Kyoto 


  • When above hotels are not available, we will offer you alternative hotels with / without additional fee.
  • In case of early/late arrival, additional charge will be required as below
  • Meeting Assistant will give you instruction if no airport limousine bus directly to your hotel

Suggested Routes


  • Sample-1 (Ameyoko Market - Asakusa Kannnon Temple - Sumida River Cruise - Hamarikyu Garden and tea break - Ginza – Akihabara)
  • Sample-2 (Meiji Shrine - Omotesando (Harajuku) - Shibuya Crossing Street - Observatory of Tokyo Government Office- Kabukicho )
  • Sample-3 (Edo Tokyo Museum - Tsukiji - Imperial Palace (East Garden or the Double Bridge) - Odaiba)


  • Sample-1 (Arashiyama – Kinkaku-ji Temple - Kiyomizu Temple – Gion)
  • Sample-2 (Nijo Castle - Nishiki Market- Nanzen-ji Temple - Heian Shrine)
  • Sample-3 (San-ju-san-gen-do Temple - Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine – Byodo-in Temple and tea ceremony)

Multilingual and English guides tours available
private car options
airport car and private Tranfers on request

Cancellation Policies.

More than 30 days before the arrival date- no charge
30-16 days prior to the arrival date- 30%
15-8 days prior to the arrival date-50%
7 or less days prior to the arrival date-100%

Trip Highlights

Tokyo - Takayama - Shirakawago - Kanazawa - Kyoto

Departure Period
01 Dec, 2022 to 31 Dec, 2022

3 Star
AUD 4,441 P P twin share
AUD 4,885 P P single

4 Star
AUD 4,639 P P twin share
AUD 5,613 P P single

5 Star
AUD 5,182 P P twin share
AUD 6,366 P P single

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