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【Web Limited】Shirakawa-go Illumination Bus Tour and Traditional Dinner

Shirakawa-go Illumination tour 2017 has been finished. Thank you very much.


The Shirakawa-go Illumination Tour is one of the region's most popular winter attractions. We invite you to experience the beauty of the World Heritage Site in snow and enjoy a traditional local foods.
This tour allows plenty of time to see the traditional Gassho-zukuri houses of Shirakawago both during the day and in the evening their spectacular illumination!

Tour available:
January 22(Sun), 23(Mon), 29(Sun), 30(Mon), February 5(Sun), 6(Mon), 2017
6 days only
Minimum participants required:
Departure time:
Takayama Bus Terminal
Arrival time:
Takayama Bus Terminal
Breakfast ×
Lunch ×
Dinner ○
Bus guide:
Tour guide:
Not accompanied
  • This tour fee includes:
  • ・Bus Fare
    ・Japanese Guide
    ・Meal (Japanese Dinner)

【Web Limited】Shirakawa-go Illumination Bus Tour and Traditional Dinner


  1. Takayama Bus Terminal(14:30)
  2. World Heritage Site of Shirakawa-go(15:30)
  3.  Shirakwago Exploring Dinner at restaurant 'Gassho'
  4.  Shirakawago Illumination(19:30)
  5. Takayama Bus Terminal(20:30)
  • *Icons display    route bus / chartered bus / express bus / cable car / taxi / ship / ropeway / walking / train


  • Please make a reservation on website in advance

    Please make a reservation online and make a payment by credit card by online settlement system in advance.  After payment, we will give you a reference number.

    ※Reservations can be made up to two months in advance (starting at 11:00AM 2 months to the day).

     Try to book!! → RESERVATION

  • Receive your ticket (by 14:15)

    Please tell your reference number at Tour Information Desk and receive your ticket by 14:15. 

    ※Please arrive at Takayama Bus Terminal no later than 15 minutes before departure. 

  • Departs Takayama Bus Terminal (14:30)

     Bus will leave at 14:30 and take about 60 minutes bus trip to Shirakawa-go.  

    Please enjoy the scenery from the bus.    



  • Arrive at World Heritage Site "Shirakwa-go" (15:30)

    Please enjoy exploring Shirakawa-go in the daytime.

  • Landscape of Shirakawa-go Village from the observation deck

    You can see the landscape of the village from the viewing point.

    ※The road to the viewpoint will be closed due to snow conditions or crowds.

  • Tradional Dinner at restaurant 'Gassho'

    Please enjoy a delicious meal of local foods at at restaurant ‘Gassho’ .

    Menu: potato & beef croquette, simmered local tofu with bamboo shoots, vegetable tempura, skewered potatoes and soy beans glazed with soy sauce, pickles, mixed black and white rice, marinated hida beef, local ham, traditional soybean soup

    *Dinner time can not be chose.  Please check the itinerary which will be sent before your trip.

  • Illumination starts!! (18:00~)

    Enjoy the Illumination from 18:00 to 19:30.

  • Gassho-zukuri farm houses are lit up in the snow

    ※It is very cold in Shirakawago, so please dress warmly.

  • Go back to Takayama Bus Terminal

    Thank you for joining our tour! 

    We hope to see you again!!


    <Drop off service available>

    Hida Hotel Plaza → Takayama Nohi Bus Center → Honjin Hiranoya → Ryokan Tanabe → Takayama Green Hotel (Please let us know when you book if you would like to get off at those places.)


※There can be up to 2 meters (6ft.) of snow. Please dress warmly and wear appropriate shoes.
※Please make a reservation  on website in advance. (We don’t accept reservations by telephone.)
※Tickets can not be purchased at Takayama ticket office. Please be sure to purchase on website in advance.

For reservations

Reservation can be made only on website.  *We do not accept reservations by telephone.

【Inquiry】 TEL:0577-33-0131(Takayama Bus Tour Information) Business hours:9:00~18:00  

Cancelation Fee

  • ~8 days before the tour・・・No charge
  • 7~2 days before the tour・・・30% of the tour fee
  • a day before the tour・・・40% of the tour fee
  • on the day・・・50% of the tour fee
  • No show・・・No refund


  • 岐阜県知事登録旅行業第2-297号
  • 濃飛乗合自動車株式会社
  • 〒506-0026 岐阜県高山市花里町6-64
  • 総合旅行業務取扱管理者 長瀬 陽子


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