Rail Mountain Bike "Gattan-Go" Shirakawa-Go・Hida Takayama・Kamikochi
Rail Mountain Bike "Gattan-Go" is the activity of mountain bike on the rail of the former railway.
2 mountain bikes are fixed to the guide roller with a metal frame, and rear wheel tire is faced on surface of the rail directly so that you can go forward safety and smoothly by pedaling a mountain bike.
●Shirakawa-go・・・Registered as the World Heritage Site! Gassho-style farm houses village. You can see the unspoilt Japanese landscape.
●Hida Takayama・・・Enjoy the old townscape of Hida, which is referred to as small Kyoto.
●Kamikochi・・・Mountain beauty at 1,500m above sea level.
●Day1・Dinner・・・All-you-can-eat snow crab and other／approx. 60 min.
●Day2・Lunch・・・All-you-can-eat Hida Wagyu beef／approx. 40 min.
(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
28 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
APA Hotel Toyama
Breakfast : 1 / Lunch : 1 / 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"
Bus seat, hotel entrance fee, Gattan-Go ride.
【Kamikochi】When you enter Kamikochi, you might need to transfer to the regular route bus for the protection of the nature
environment. T-shirt・long sleeve shirt (fleece jacket is recommended on September) Even in summer, temperature goes down to below 10℃, bringing jacket/zip-up jacket is recommended. From October to early November, fleece/down jacket is recommended.
【Rail Mountain Bike "Gattan-Go"】In case of the single or odd number participation, you need to ride on the bike with someone together. You cannot choose the bike. If you are pregnant, you cannot participate in this activity including observation/bench seat.
Lunch on Day 1 is not included. Please purchase one at the shop during the resting stop.
2 single rooms might be provided in some cases to those who made a reservation with 1 room for 2 participants.
Wearing clothes and shoes that let you move easily and comfortably 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.