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Private Tour from Kanazawa to Shirakawago, Hida Furukawa and Takayama

This tour is your shortcut to discovering scenic villages and towns in the Japanese countryside. Take the stress out of driving on unfamiliar rural roads by having a private driver for the day. Travel with ease between dispersed sites, including the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Shirakawago, Hida Furukawa, and Takayama. You won’t feel rushed as there’s plenty of time to get out of the car and explore local sights on foot at each location.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$777,00
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US$777,00
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Kanazawa Half Day Tour (Private Guide)

Visit the most important areas of Kanazawa on this private tour. Visit the Higashi Chaya district which is known for its tea and Geishas/Geikos. Then head to the Samurai district and visit the houses where the Ashigaru, or foot soldiers, lived as well as more powerful samurai. End the tour with a tour of the beautiful Kenrokuen Garden which faces the Kanazawa Castle and Utatsu Mountain.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$216,00
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US$216,00
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Private Tour of Shirakawago from Kanazawa (Half Day)

Explore the world heritage hamlet of Shirakawa-go on our 4-hour package tour with access to a private vehicle exclusively for you and your fellow travelers. Our English-speaking driver will take you to the World UNESCO site of Shirakawa-go. We collect you from your hotel lobby and whisk you off to the UNESCO village of Shirakawago. Our morning or afternoon driving tours are designed for those looking for convenient access to this beautiful but remote mountain village
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$547,00
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Geiko (Geisha) Performance & Dinner

Join us for an exclusive Geisha (Geiko) Performance & Dinner experience! An experience that is even rare for Japanese locals to enjoy, you'll have the opportunity to watch a traditional geisha performance, and interact with these beautiful performers and enjoy an authentic Kanazawa meal. This unique experience will allow you to join in on their performance, too. From playing the taiko drums, to learning a few steps in their traditional geisha dance. After the performance, enjoy a curated dinner that reflects the changing seasons of Kanazawa, and in-season ingredients. During dinner, you'll have a chance to speak with the geisha performers and ask them anything that you want to know! Ask about their life, why them became a geisha performer, what their day-to-day is like, and more!
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$137,00
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US$137,00
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Full Day Tour of Kanazawa with Private Guide

Take a comprehensive tour of Kanazawa and discover its rich history and key landmarks. Step back in time and explore one of the most well-preserved samurai districts. Explore the grounds of Kanazawa Castle and its gardens that were built during the Edo period. End the tour with a stroll through the Kenrokuen Garden, considered to be the most beautiful in Japan, that is filled with thousands of colorful flowers.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$311,00
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Private Tour of Shirakawago and Gokayama from Kanazawa

Spend a day discovering the scenic alpine villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama. Save time organizing your own transport by having Kanazawa hotel pickup and drop-off included. Travel in a private vehicle between dispersed sites that would be hard to reach by public transport, and learn about the rural mountain life in two picturesque UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$731,00
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Enjoy a Samurai Town with an Insider on a Full Day Small Group Tour of Kanazawa

Tour an ancient samurai district with an insider to make sure you don’t miss any of the sights. Get insight into Kanazawa, a town of great cultural achievements rivaling Kyoto and Tokyo. Enjoy a relaxing walk through Omicho Market, and visit the historic Kanazawa Castle. Walk through the serene garden of Kenrokuen. Learn the history of this samurai town from a professional guide.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$80,00
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US$80,00
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One-day Muslim Friendly Tour of Kanazawa

This is a one-day, 7-hour private tour around Kanazawa to our Muslim friends!Kanazawa is said to be the origin of the city that Kanazawa Mido used as a base of missionary work in Honjyo in the middle of the 16th century. Later in the 16th century, Maeda Toshiya established Kanazawa castle in this area, and since then it developed as the castle town of Kaga Hyakumaishi, prospering from the 17th century during the Edo era to the end of the 19th century. After Edo (Tokyo) and Osaka, alongside the big cities of the scale after Kyoto, it is said that there was this. The samurai city formed around the castle as a vibrant merchant city, and a temple town which was arranged to protect the castle. The atmosphere of the castle town still remains as a place where Japanese culture is beautifully on display.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$119,00
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US$119,00
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Samurai Kimono Cosplay Experience

Dress up like a Samurai and discover another side of Kanazawa. Come to our facility, located near to Kenrokuen Garden and Kanazawa Castle, and get ready for a photo shoot using a Samurai Kimono. This activity includes the dressing experience (traditional kimono that samurai used in daily life), four photo shots taken by a professional photographer, two printed photos of your choice and 2 photo data. Optionally, you can pay an extra fee to order more shots, printed photos or photo data.
  • Duration: 30 to 60 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 30 to 60 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$64,00
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US$64,00
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Samurai Armor Cosplay Experience

Dress up like a Samurai and express your bravery! Come to our facility, located near to Kenrokuen Garden and Kanazawa Castle, and get ready for a photo shoot using a Samurai Armor. This activity includes the dressing experience (full armor), three shots taken by a professional photographer and one printed photo of your choice. Optionally, you can pay an extra fee to order more shots, printed photos or photo data.
  • Duration: 40 to 90 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 40 to 90 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$55,00
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US$55,00
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Ninja's Scroll & Stroll!

Kanazawa boasts many historical attractions as well as modern museums, and the numbers of tourists are increasing every ear. It is fun to walk around the city with your guidebook, but it is more fun to explore the city with this scroll. This scroll offers you extraordinary experiences in Higashi Chaya District, one of the most popular sights in Kanazawa, and famous for geisha and tea houses. You may find out some unique spots that are not even in your guidebook. So let’s do something different from the others! After visiting those spots and taking pictures, a cute souvenir will be given to you as a prize!
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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US$5,00
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Oiran Costume Experience

Dress up like a traditional courtesan Oiran and feel all the grace of those historical entertainers! Come to our facility, located near to Kenrokuen Garden and Kanazawa Castle, and get ready for a photo shoot dressed as an Oiran. This activity includes the dressing experience (Oiran dress, hairstyle and makeup), five photo shots taken by a professional photographer and one printed photo of your choice. Optionally, you can pay an extra fee to order more shots, printed photos or photo data.
  • Duration: 90 to 120 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 90 to 120 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$73,00
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US$73,00
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