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Shirakawago, Hirayu Onsen and Hirayu Falls Day Trip
Activities in Takayama

Shirakawago, Hirayu Onsen and Hirayu Falls Day Trip

Do you want to explore the surroundings of Takayama? On this tour we'll get in touch with Japanese rural life by visiting the historic villages of Shirakawago and enjoying the hot springs of Hirayu Onsen.

Shirakawago, Hirayu Onsen and Hirayu Falls Day Trip

At the scheduled time, we'll meet at Takayama Central Station and take public transport to Shirakawago. The journey will take approximately 50 minutes.

Once we arrive at our destination we'll start walking through one of the villages to learn about its history. Did you know that this place is protected by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site? Houses with triangular roofs made of straw, ponds, rice fields... it's magical!

In addition, we'll enter the home of the Wada family, where we'll discover what a typical Japanese home looks like. We'll get to see different utensils related to sericulture, all while our guide tells us all about them!

Afterwards, we'll return to the bus and head to Hirayu Onsen, the thermal village in the Japanese Alps. After an hour and a half's journey, we'll be able to enjoy a dip in the thermal pools. Here, soaking in these pools is part of a purification ritual. 

With our bodies relaxed, we'll take a walk to discover another of the charms of the area: the Hirayu Waterfalls. During the trek, we'll be surrounded by the tranquility of nature and its incredible beauty. 

At the end of the trip, we'll head back to Takayama, where we'll arrive after an eight-hour excursion.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

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Price

Adults Children between 6 and 12 years old Children under 6
US$ 148.30
US$ 148.30
not permitted
  • Adults

    US$ 148.30
  • Children between 6 and 12 years old

    US$ 148.30
  • Children under 6

    not permitted

More Information

Duration

8 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

Included

Transport by bus.

English speaking guide.

Not included

Food and drink.

When to book?

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Digital voucher

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Accessibility

No, not suitable for people with reduced mobility.

Pet-friendly?

No.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

    Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 8 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 148.30
No hidden fees or surcharges

Cancellations

If you cancel 8 days before the day of the activity, we will refund you 80%. If you cancel 48 hours before the activity starts, we will refund you 70%. If you cancel 24 hours before the activity starts, we will refund you 60%. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Takayama Cedntral Station.