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【World Heritage】Shirakawago and Suganuma Bus Tour

Due to the impact of the spread of COVID-19 infection, Sightseeing bus Shirakawago and Gokayama Suganuma will be partially suspended for the time being from April 15, 2020.

You can choose the arrival place!!

Course A Depart Takayama and Return to Takayama (6,900yen/Adults)

Course B Depart Takayama and Arrive in Shirawakago (5,900yen/Adults)


Special bus tour with English speaking guide Visit two UNESCO world heritage sites!

Tour available:
Minimum participants required:
Bus guide:
Tour guide:
Not accompanied
  • This tour fee includes:
  • Japanese Lunch(※Lunch menu can't change.)
    Gassho Zukuri Minkaen Museum Admission Fee

【World Heritage】Shirakawago and Suganuma Bus Tour
  • Adult6,900yen
  • Child(6~12)4,600yen
  • The above fares are for Course A
    (Return to Takayama)

    See below for Course B

    Course B
    (Dep.Takayama Arr.Shirakwa-go) 
    Adults 5,900 yen Children 4,100 yen

    ※From December to March, "Gassho Zukuri Minkaen Museum" is closed every thursday. We"ll give a small present as a substitute.

    Children of 5 years and under are not charged,(on someone's lap) If you need a seat for your kids, you have to pay children fare.

【World Heritage】Shirakawago and Suganuma Bus Tour


  1. Takayama Bus Terminal(10:30) 
  2. World heritage Suganuma Village 
  3. World heritage Shirakawago observatory(Japanese lunch) 
  4. Shirakawago village free time
  5. Takayama Bus terminal(16:15)

    *Course B will finish in Shirakawago

  6. Hida Hotel→Takayama Bus Terminal →Honjin Hiranoya→*Ryokan Tanabe→Takayama Green Hotel→Hotel ASSOCIA
  • *Icons display    route bus / chartered bus / express bus / cable car / taxi / ship / ropeway / walking / train


  • Reservation can be made by website

    You can enjoy two world heritage site “Suganuma” and “Shirakawago” with English spaking guide. Our guide will talk about how to spend the world’s heritage, Japanese foods,other seasonal information of Hida that is not listed in the guide book.we will provide a comfortable bus trip for you. Reservations accepted three month in advance. If there are any seats available on the day, you will join our tour.

    If you make a reservation after 5:30PM the day before the tour,
    there is a case the English-Speaking guide will not be available.

  • Takayama Bus Terminal(10:30)

    Please come to Takayama Bus Terminal(next to JR Takayama Station east side) 15 minutes before the tour and show your voucher to our staff.  We will leave at Takayama Bus Terminal at 10:30.(bus stop #7) The time schdule will be changed to the following.



  • Arrive at World heritage "Suganuma Village" (about 50 minutes)

    Arrive at Suganuma village.

  • Panoramic views of Shirakawago village from the observatory(lunch)

    “Tenshukaku observatory” is located on top of a small hill, overlooking Gassho-stayle houses. You can see the beautiful scenery from the observatory. Please enjoy Japanese lunch at “Tenshukaku” restaurant.

  • World heritage "Shirakawa-go village"(about 90 minutes)

    Arrive at Shirakawago village. You can see “Gassho Zukuri Folklore Park”.(admission fee included)

    Shirakawa-go is situated at the foot of Mt.Hakusan.

    It’s a quite mountains village with rice field and a river running through it. 114  thached roof stand together in the village.You can see the beatiful landscape in there.

    ※Course B will finish in Shirakawago.


  • Takayama Bus Terminal(16:15)

    【Drop off service】 Hida Hotel(16:05)→Takayama Bus Terminal(16:15)→Honjin Hiranoya→Ryokan Tanabe→Takayama Green Hotel→Hotel ASSOCIA

    ※We have drop off service.If you want to get off the bus , please tell our guide on the day.

    ※The Takayama festival will be held on Ariil 14 ,15 and Special exhibition event held on May 1.Buses can not stop at “Takayama Jinya” and “Ryokan Tanabe” due to traffic restrictions.



Lunch menu can not be changed.
Please be aware we may not able to run on time depending on the traffic situation.

For reservations

Reservation is required. Reservation can be made up to 3 months in advance.

If You can join the tour without a resarvation as long as there are seats available on the day.
【Reservation and inquiry】

TEL:0577-32-1688 (Nohi Bus Reservation Center)

Business hours:9:00~18:00

Cancellation policy

  • Before the tour・・・100 yen per person
  • No show   ・・・No refund

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