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Shirakawago Snowshoeing Experience


Experience snowshoeing inside the forest of Shirakawago, one of the world's most prominent heavy snowfalls areas. Please enjoy the beauty and fun that the snow offers!
After snowshoeing, you have a plenty of time to explore World Heritage site 'Shirakawago'.

Tour available:
Everyday between December 20,2019 ~ March 31, 2020
Minimum participants required:
Departure time:
Takayama Bus Terminal
Arrival time:
Takayama Bus Terminal
Bus guide:
Not accompanied
Tour guide:
Not accompanied
  • This tour fee includes:
  • Round-trip bus fare (Takayama~Shirakawago)
    Snowshoeing guided tour (Japanese speaking guide)
    Rental Snowshoe and rubber boots
Shirakawago Snowshoeing Experience
  • Adult5,800yen
  • Child(6~12)3,800yen
  • ※Snowshoe can be fit more than 19 cm of size of the shoes.
    ※If you take a bus just for one-way, the tour fee will be as follows.
    Adults 4,200 yen 
    Children 3,000 yen

Shirakawago Snowshoeing Experience


  1. Takayama Bus Terminal(8:50) Shirakawago Bus Terminal (9:40) <pick-up car>  TOYOTA Shirakawa-Go Eco-Institute Snowshoeing Experience (45minutes)<pick-up car> Shirakawago Bus Terminal  World Heritage Shirakawago(Free Time)  Takayama Bus Terminal

  2. *You can take the return bus at anytime you like. (Open-seating only)

  • *Icons display    route bus / chartered bus / express bus / cable car / taxi / ship / ropeway / walking / train


  • Receive Ticket at Takayama Bus Terminal (8:35)

    Please pick up your  ticket at Takayama Bus Terminal with the reference number.

    ※Wear rental 1,000yen (Reservation required)

    ※Please come to the ticket counter 15 minutes before.

  • Takayama Bus Terminal(8:50)

    Please take an express bus to Shirakawago at Takayama Bus Terminal #4.

    It takes about 50 minutes bus trip!


  • Arrive at Shirakawago Bus Terminal(9:40)

    Please get off the bus at Shirakawago Bus Terminal.

    The staff of TOYOTA Shirakawa-Go Eco-Institute are waiting at the bus terminal.

    ※Transportation between Shirakawago Bus Terminal to TOYOTA Shirakawa-Go Eco-Institute will be via shuttle vehicle (10 minutes).

  • Arrive at TOYOTA Shirakawa-Go Eco-Institute

    The fee of Snowshoe and rubber boots are including in the tour.

    ※Please prepare warm clothing, gloves or beanie for protection against cold. 


  • Snowshoeing Experience

    Experience walking on the fresh snow!

    Inside the forest, a fantastic scenery awaits, from sparkling glaciers to the tracks of wild animals, that are only able to be seen in this season.

    Well experienced guide will gently guide you, so even first-timers of snowshoeing can participate with ease.


  • World Heritage 'Shirakawago' (Free Time)

    After snowshoeing tour, you  will take a pick-up car and arrive  at Shirakawago Village.

    You are free to walk around the village until bus departure.

    <Bus Schedule for return> 

    Shirakawago 13:15 → Takayama 14:05  (non-reserved)

    Shirakawago 15:15 → Takayama 16:05  (non-reserved)

    Shirakawago 16:15 → Takayama 17:20  (non-reserved)

    *You can take the following buses for return at anytime you like. (Open-seating only)

    Shirakawago 17:30 → Takayama 18:35  (non-reserved)

  • Arrive at Takayama

    Thank you for joining! See you next time!


・Bus ticket can be used for non reserved seat on Takayama~Shirakawago Line.
・No guide and conductor in this tour.
・Snowshoeing tour takes about 45 minutes.
・Snowshoe and rubber boots are included in the tour fee. Please prepare gloves, beanie and warm clothing on your own.
・Waterproof jacket and pants available at 1,000 yen(on-site payment). Please book it in advance and pay it on the day. (Waterproof jacket and pants are not enough warm.)
・Events may be cancelled due to a lack of snow.
★Please make a reservation one day before (12 pm) in advance.

For reservations

【Reservation /Inquiry】

Takayama Bus Terminal Tour Information

TEL:0577-33-0131   (9:00~18:00)

Cancellation policy

  • ~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6-125
  • 総合旅行業務取扱管理者 北平 英明

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