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1-Day Rural E-Bike Tour in Hida

1-Day Rural E-Bike Tour in Hida

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Explore the rural and historic town of Hida on a small-group e-bike tour. Pedal around the village with ease on your electric bike and enjoy the passing views of the Japanese countryside. Learn about the history, culture, and daily life of residents in Hida and sit down to a delectable lunch at a local restaurant to complete your rural tour.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 169.54
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Morning Cycling Tour in Hida-Furukawa

Morning Cycling Tour in Hida-Furukawa

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Get access to stunning landscapes off-limits to vehicles—and observe daily life in the Japanese countryside—during this scenic bicycle tour through the farming village of Hida. Tours are timed to begin in the morning, when rural Japan shakes off its slumber and springs to life. You’ll get to see traditional wooden houses, sprawling rice paddies, and rolling mountains, covering more sights in less time on your own set of wheels.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 83.14
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Afternoon Cycling Tour in Hida-Furukawa

Afternoon Cycling Tour in Hida-Furukawa

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Go off the beaten track to parts of Hida missed by most travelers on this guided biking tour. Pedal at a relaxed pace through a historic tow and past farming villages and rice fields, and get a taste of local daily life in the Japanese countryside as your guide shares insights into the history and culture for the area. This small-group tour is limited to eight people to ensure a personal experience.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 83.14
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Half Day Rural E-Bike Tour in Hida

Half Day Rural E-Bike Tour in Hida

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This is a guided e-bike tour at the rural valley village in Hida. Just a short train trip from Takayama, you can explore the non-touristy part of Japan. In the village, there are a lot of untouched beauty of nature in the Japan's countryside. Your friendly and knowledgeable English-speaking guide will take you to picturesque spots and offer you some local stories about life in the small mountainous village. If you want to relieve yourself from hustle-bustle cities, you should not miss this opportunity!
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 101.72
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Market Tour and Cooking Lesson in Takayama in a Renovated Historical Building

Market Tour and Cooking Lesson in Takayama in a Renovated Historical Building

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Learn to cook the unique cuisine of Takayama from a local expert in her custom-made cooking school. Not only is the school housed in a historic building, but you will get to cook with utensils that are part of your teacher’s collection of antique cooking equipment. Visit a market and pick your ingredients, learn to cook authentic dishes, then enjoy a meal together afterwards. This is an ideal tour for keen home chefs and travelers who love good food.
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  • 4 hours
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US$ 97.44
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Hida-Osaka Shower Climbing (Canyoning)!!

Hida-Osaka Shower Climbing (Canyoning)!!

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Adventure seekers—this is the tour for you! Admire Japan’s amazing scenery and take part in an exhilarating activity at the same time. You won’t have to worry about purchasing gear in advance, as all equipment rental is included. A guide will accompany you teach you about the Japanese mountaineering and river trekking activity known as shower climbing. You’ll also enjoy taking part in canyoning, and conveniently, a tasty lunch is included.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 77.71
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Slow and Easy Hiking in Hida-Osaka (3 hours)

Slow and Easy Hiking in Hida-Osaka (3 hours)

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Hida-Osaka spreads at the west foot of the active volcano, Mt. Ontake. Gandate Park where the tour takes place is the symbolic site to learn about the history of the volcanic activities of Mt. Ontake 54,000 years ago. On this tour, you can feel the power of the earth, and at the same time, you will learn how people in Hida-Osaka has lived with the gift of nature.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 36.26
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Takayama downtown online tour with expert guide

Takayama downtown online tour with expert guide

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Online tour in streaming with expert guide: I am the only foreigner guide with experience in Takayama. I speak Italian, English and Japanese. I have lived in Japan since 2007. More than 20 years in customer service and hospitality. Where and what: Takayama, Japan downtown Sanmachi Suji In this video call I walk through Takayama most famous road. I will present to you the city within 30 minutes from different aspects: Geography Economy Art & Culture History Local crafts, focal foods Introduction to sake making What you need: 1) A pair of headphones with microphone 2) To smartphone / Computer / Laptop 3) One of the apps (Whatzapp, Facetime, Skype) Make sure that the internet connection and video quality works! The price is for device not per person!
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 19.79
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Nakasendo self-guided walking tour 2 days

Nakasendo self-guided walking tour 2 days

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Over the course of two days of an easy walk (self-guided tour) along the Nakasendo road and one overnight stay at a Minshuku (family run lodging), immerse yourself in Japan's folkloric landscapes between the villages of Nakatsugawa and Tsumago. During Japan's feudal period (1603-1868), the Nakasendo road was one of the five routes that linked the economic hub, Tokyo, to the imperial capital, Kyoto. Unlike the Tokaido road, which was replaced by today's Shinkansen train, the Nakasendo was saved from rampant modernization and still upholds an old-fashioned charm. Created by general Tokugawa in order to assert his political domination, the route spans a distance of 534 kilometers and includes 69 rest stops. Its name literally means "mountain road" and is a means of communication in case of a large flood on the Tokaido: the coastal road. Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
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  • 2 days
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US$ 742.64
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Takayama Custom Full Day Tour

Takayama Custom Full Day Tour

This private and customizable tour for Takayama is perfect for guests who would like to have their own itinerary planned based on their interests and preferences, allowing guests to experience the city at their own pace.
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$ 226.05
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Hiking tour around Takayama city (About 3 hours)

Hiking tour around Takayama city (About 3 hours)

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You can enjoy wonderful hiking in nature-rich Takayama.You can be very satisfied because you can see Big beautiful water fall and Big tree (more than 1000 years old) in just 1 hour. (but you need additional fee) Of course you can change our start time. Please bring the following few luggage. Towel for hot spring / shoes for hiking / rainwear (if you need) we do this tour by English guide.Please let us inform when you need other language guide.If it's raining possible to do our tour. Not less than 2 person. we can arrange other your private tour. (e.g.Kamikochi, Inside Takayama city, etc ..)
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$ 93.71
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Experience catching river fish

Experience catching river fish

Fishing is the most popular activity for fish, but this activity is for humans to catch river fish with bare hands. Then, the caught fish is put into a bamboo comb and grilled with salt, and when the weather is fine, you can enjoy the taste while watching the idyllic Satoyama scenery with the clear stream Maze River at the outside lawn plaza or outdoor table. There are few places to catch river fish nationwide, and it is a fun play to compete for the physical strength and wisdom of humans and fish. Here at the waterside mansion, you can do this activity using the mountain stream fish Amago or Iwana. At first, fish that are faster than speed swim freely in the pond (physical strength), but the teamwork of humans gradually narrows the distance between fish and chased fish are hidden behind rocks and stones. start. At the end, humans find (wisdom) the hiding place of the fish. This kind of play can be enjoyed not only by infants, parents and grandparents' families, but also by young couples and groups of friends.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$ 37.68
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Small Sword Forging Experience Led by a Master Swordsmith (Full-scale Plan)

Small Sword Forging Experience Led by a Master Swordsmith (Full-scale Plan)

【OUTLINE】 Learn the history and process of Japanese sword making and make your own blade under the guidance of the master swordsmith. 【HIGHLIGHTS】 ・Visit the Traditional Swordsmith Museum ・Learn Japanese Sword Making from a high-skilled Japanese master swordsmith ・Create your own blade by heating, hammering, and folding the metals by your own ・Visit Seki City, the “Samurai Knife City”, the land of the greatest swordsmiths for over 780 years.
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$ 522.70
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Sake Brewery Visit and Tasting Tour in Hida

Sake Brewery Visit and Tasting Tour in Hida

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If you’re interested in learning how sake is made, this is the tour for you. A guide meets you at the station and take you to the brewery, so you won’t have to worry about getting lost. Visit the historic Tenryo Sake Brewery, which is one of the oldest sake breweries in Hida region. A sake brewer shows you the step-by-step process of making sake. A highlight is being able to taste different sakes, and conveniently, tastings are included.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 64.60
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Small Sword Forging Experience Led by a Master Swordsmith (Basic Plan)

Small Sword Forging Experience Led by a Master Swordsmith (Basic Plan)

【OUTLINE】 You can learn about the traditional techniques of sword making, including the historical background, at the swordsmith workshop with history. You can also work with a swordsmith to make a small sword according to the process of a real sword making. Lastly, you can take home your very own small sword. 【HIGHLIGHTS】 ・Forge a real knife at a historic blacksmith’s workshop ・Learn from a professional blacksmith ・The professional blacksmith will guide you in english ・Visit Seki City, the “Samurai Knife City”, the land of the greatest swordsmiths for over 780 years.
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  • 4 hours
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US$ 453.80
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Mini Gifu lantern painting experience

Mini Gifu lantern painting experience

体 験 It is an experience to draw a favorite picture on a lantern that the craftsman has carefully finished one by one. 阜 Gifu City, the largest river minato of the Nagara River, was visited by supplies such as Japanese paper and bamboo from upstream, and Japanese umbrellas and lanterns have been produced from them for a long time. Many products such as bon lanterns and cool lanterns have been produced in Gifu, and are still widely known as "Gifu lanterns" even today. ま せ ん Why don't you bring home the light of gentle washi that you made yourself?
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 30.14
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Private 2Days Takayama & Shirakawago Tour

Private 2Days Takayama & Shirakawago Tour

Spend a night in Takayama after a privately guided tour of the old castle town and its Sanmachi Street, then visit UNESCO-listed Shirakawago the following day. This 2-day itinerary allows travelers to soak up the sights of both popular destinations without the rush or crowded tours. A guide points out local specialties along the traditional food street and explains the significance of the gassho-style (thatched-roof) homes in well-preserved Shirakawago.
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  • 2 days
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US$ 354.77
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Experience the living Takayama in a 100-year-old house & Enjoy

Experience the living Takayama in a 100-year-old house & Enjoy "Calligraphy"

Discover the Japanese lifestyle and history by visiting a traditional old house built over 100 years ago. Experience Japanese calligraphy from Segi Family who have protected the life in Takayama.Learn about the fascinating world of calligraphy and create your own calligraphy masterpiece! ・Visit the Yaheiji traditional family's house to experience Japanese calligraphy ・Learn how to use calligraphy tools and how to write Japanese words ・Relax and enjoy matcha green tea and Japanese sweets ・Learn Japanese language starting with basic kanji strokes ・The lesson will be in a Tatami room, where you can enjoy a Buddhist alter and “Koto" Japanese stringed musical instrument, with Japanese traditional garden ・Have an opportunity to see a traditional Japanese house with a beautiful garden
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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US$ 94.21
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Gohei-mochi making experience

Gohei-mochi making experience

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Gohei-mochi is a local cuisine that comes to the Chubu region such as Nagano and Gifu prefectures. It became famous by being featured in the NHK morning TV series “Half Blue” in 2018. In Gifu Prefecture, it was transmitted to the Hida and Tono regions. The shape and sauce varies depending on the region, and the Hida region is “waraji-shape(oval)” and “egoma(sesame)sauce” is the mainstream. It is said that the boiled rice is crushed and skewered, and then painted with egoma sauce and charcoal-grilled. It was dedicated to festivals and celebrations during the Edo period.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 18.84
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Explore Kiso Valley : Magome - Tsumago Mountain Trail Walk

Explore Kiso Valley : Magome - Tsumago Mountain Trail Walk

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Nakasendo was formerly known as the Higashisendo and connects Kyoto and the eastern provinces including present day Tokyo. It was one of five highways created within a 7 year period from 1601 along with the Tokaido, Nikko, Oshu, and Koshu. This tour is a 5 hour mountain trail walk that traverses along a 9km trail that connects the two most beautiful post towns along the Nakasendo - Magome-Juku and Tsumago-Juku. Both towns still retain their medieval flare. Your guide will show you the commercial town in the Tono region that flourished when the highway was active. From cobbled roads going through Magome-Juku, the view of Mt. Ena, a quaint teahouse on a mountain pass, and beautiful mountain village scenery around Tsumago-Juku, there is no doubt that you will feel like you've been transported back to medieval Japan.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 132.83
Price varies by group size
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Price varies by group size
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Hot spring / Onsen tour around Takayama city (About 3 hours)

Hot spring / Onsen tour around Takayama city (About 3 hours)

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You can enjoy wonderful hot spring in nature-rich Takayama.You can be very satisfied because you can enjoy put in the nature beautiful hot spring. Upon request, you can go to special hiking course. (you need additional fee) usually japanese people put in hot spring naked but we can take you to place where you can put in nature hot spring with swimsuit. Of course you can change our start time. Please bring the following few luggage. Towel for hot spring we do this tour by English guide.Please let us inform when you need other language guide.If it's raining possible to do our tour. Not less than 2 person. we can arrange other your private tour. (e.g.Kamikochi, Inside Takayama city, etc ..)
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$ 93.71
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Private Custom Full-Day Tour of Shirakawa-go from Takayama

Private Custom Full-Day Tour of Shirakawa-go from Takayama

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Explore the UNESCO World Heritage site of Shirakawa-go at your own pace during this customizable, private, full-day group trip from Takayama. Pick the sights that suit your group’s interests, selecting among attractions like Shirakawa-go village, Shiroyama Observatory, and Matsuri no Mori. Private vehicle transport and driver are included, and an optional guided tour upgrade is also available.
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  • 7 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$ 748.32
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Shirakawago & Gokayama Charter Car Tour (Takayama departure) with Private Driver

Shirakawago & Gokayama Charter Car Tour (Takayama departure) with Private Driver

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Explore the beautiful mountain settlement of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama via chartered vehicle exclusively for you and your travelmates. Our English-speaking driver will take you first to the World Heritage Site of fairy-tale village. Shirakawa-go and Gokayama is a remote settlement designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the mountains of Gifu Prefecture. As the region receives considerable snowfall in the winter, the farmhouses are well-known for their distinctive architecture featuring steep roofs to easily shed snow. Learn more about this unique village on a full-day chartered vehicle tour with English-speaking driver. On this day trip departing from Takayama, leave the hustle and bustle of the city behind to wander around a unique village, stroll through historic streets, take in stunning mountain landscapes, and enjoy a lunch made of authentic local ingredients. Your driver will customize your four-hour tour according to your interests and requests!
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$ 336.66
Price varies by group size
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US$ 336.66
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Shower Climbing/Shower Trekking/Canyoning in Takayama (Half day tour)

Shower Climbing/Shower Trekking/Canyoning in Takayama (Half day tour)

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We carry out while considering safety by wearing a special wet suit and life jacket from above the swimwear. Please contact us for sales / rental of swimsuit. Let's enjoy the great nature of Takayama!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 125.58
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