[From Osaka（Umeda)] Departure guaranteed! Shirakawago Light-up 2018: Only On 4 Nights A Year!
Gourmet meals: Relish various regional speciality food and wagyu beef sukiyaki hot pot.
★☆★☆Shirakawago Light-up 2018★☆★☆
・Visit the World Heritage "gassho-zukuri″farmhouse village magically illuminated by lights.
【Important note on Shirakawago light up】
This is a tour which you cannot view the light-up from the observation deck. (Entry to the observation deck is accessible only by shuttle bus, with numbered ticket for a fee. Distribution of the numbered tickets is very likely finished by the time the tour bus arrives at Shirakawago,)
Please enjoy strolling within the village, where there are still many viewing spots of the light-up.
※Visiting time at the Shirakawago light-up may be shortened due to the traffic congestion.
★ Hida Takayama Onsen lodging: Overnight at Hida Hotel Plaza or another hotel of the same class, which is conveniently located for sightseeing in Takayama city.
★ Gourmet meals: Relish various regional speciality food and wagyu beef sukiyaki hot pot.
★ Hida Takayama: Stroll along quaint streets of the old town known as "Little Kyoto". While walking along the streets, try regional speciality snacks such as sweet dumplings and Hida beef croquettes.
Umeda (Meet [9:15])<Expressway>Shirakawa Village (rest)Shirakawago Light─up (View magical light at the snow─clad "gassho─zukuri″farmhouse village World Heritage Site [150min])Hida Takayama Onsen (Stay overnight) ※Have a supper in the hotel (after beginning of 21:00)
Breakfast : 0 / Lunch : 1 (Box) / Dinner : 1
Accommodation : Hida Hotel Plaza or another hotel of the same class in Hida Takayama Onsen Town
Hida Takayama Onsen (Depart [10:30]; Before departure, enjoy visiting Takayama morning market and strolling along quaint streets of the former castle town)Hida Furukawa (Take a walk [40min])Hida Takayama Matsuri─no─Mori (Have sukiyaki lunch prepared with Hida wagyu beef [60min])Butai─toge kanko centre (Enjoy shopping [20min])<expressway>Umeda (disband [scheduled 19:30~21:30])
(For the actual tour language of your preferred departure day, please look at the booking form. If you make a booking within 7 days to the departure, we may not be able to arrange your preferred language support. In such case, you will be guided by Japanese speaking tour director with an itinerary in your preferred language.)
The Scope of Language Support
A tour conductor or staff of your preferred language will accompany the tour from the designated meeting place (at a designated airport in case of a tour with airplanes) and provides the participant with basic information necessary for the tour (such as meeting place and time at each stop etc) in your preferred language. Information on sightseeing in the areas of tour destinations will not be provided. However, brochures in your preferred language will be provided.
Minimum number of participants for operation
25 persons *When the participants does not reach the number above, the tour will not be operated. If this is the case, those who have made a reservation will be informed of the matter by 14 days prior to the scheduled departure date (by 4 days prior to the departure in case of a Day-tour).
Minimum number of participants for booking
Hida Hotel Plaza or another hotel of the same class in Hida Takayama Onsen Town
2~4 people 1 room
Breakfast : 1 / Lunch : 2 / Dinner : 1
Expenses for transportation, accommodation, meal(s), admission fee(s) specified in the itinerary and taxes. * None of the expenses will be refunded even though the items concerned are not used by a participant for personal reasons.
Items not included
Expenses for transportation, meal(s), admission fee(s) not specified in the itinerary, personal expenses during the tour (telephone, laundry or beverages etc.) and optional tour fees.
Items included in "Infant price"
A motor coach seat and a hotel facility fee (meals and sleeping facilities not included)
Groups of three are provided with a room with an extra bed.
There are cases that a courtesy car will take you from Shirakawago to Takayama Onsen.
Have a supper in the hotel(after beginning of 21:00)
[Shirakawago Light-up] Wearing non-slip shoes and heavy winter clothe is strongly recommended as it is usually very cold at night, often gets below zero, and some roads might be very slippery. Bringing a torch is also recommended as there are possible dangers on snowy roads during the night.
Wearing clothes and shoes that let you move easily and comfortably is strongly recommended.
Visiting spots might be very cold. Bringing thick winter clothes is strongly recommended.
According to traffic conditions etc, the order of the itinerary may have to be changed.
Please note that the tour is for Japanese citizens and basically operated in Japanese. The accompanied staff gives you the basic information (such as meeting place and time at each stop) in English or Chinese, however, she/he does not gives you the detailed information of visiting places.
We will not be responsible for any delays, shortenings or omissions made to the itinerary due to traffic, weather or other circumstances that are beyond our control.
If we have to cancel the tour for typhoon, heavy snow, or other circumstances beyond our control, we decide the matter by 3pm Japan time one day before the departure and inform you about it by e-mail.
The place that the tour disbands may be different from the one that it meets. For the actual place, ask the tour conductor on the spot.
(Act on the Protection of Personal Information has been revised since May 30, 2017.)
Customer information, such as name, age, gender and others may be forwarded to the hotels
or necessary organizations for the tour arrangement.
Completion of the tour reservation shall be deemed to agree upon above condition.