Overnight Trip to Shirakawa-go, Hida Takayama and Kamikochi

Be amazed by the unique architecture of Shirakawa-go, one of Japan's UNESCO World Heritage Site! Explore Hida Takayama and indulge in a delicious Hida Beef lunch, the local speciality, served in three ways! Get up close with nature at Kamikochi, one of Japan's premier mountain resorts. Embark on this relaxing and cultural trip to the Gifu and Nagano prefecture!

 Enjoy an overnight trip to the Gifu and Nagano prefectures to explore Shirakawa-go, Hida Takayama and Kamakochi!  In this tour, you will get the opportunity to explore Shirakawa-go, a UNESCO world heritage site. With traditional thatched-roof houses and many cultural museums, you can embark on a learning journey on the unique culture and heritage. Indulge in the atmosphere of zen as you soak in the sights and sounds of the village and admire its unique architecture.

Afterwards, you will be brought to Gero Onsen Yamagata hotel, which is a luxurious and traditional ryokan, where you will stay overnight. You can also delight in a traditional Japanese kaiseki course dinner specially prepared by the hotel chef. After dinner, enjoy the bath facilities in the hotel or roam around the Gero Onsen area to experience its calming atmosphere.

After a restful sleep and hearty breakfast at the hotel, your first stop on the second day is Hida Takayama, an authentic traditional village in Gifu, also known as “Little Kyoto”. Retaining its traditional charms since the Edo period and residing away from the hustle and bustle of the city, you will certainly feel a sense of peace in the quaint village. You will get to enjoy a feast for lunch, featuring Hida beef, the area’s most treasured local delicacy. Matching Kobe beef in taste and quality, and you get to enjoy Hida beef in three ways:  shabu shabu hotpot, prepared as ‘sushi’ and grilled in miso on a magnolia leaf.

Work off the lunch by taking a stroll around Kamikochi, Japan’s premier mountain resort, which is known to offer some of Japan’s most spectacular mountain scenery. Kamikochi is particularly beautiful during the autumn foliage season. Use your visit to thoroughly admire and appreciate the natural surroundings of the Nagano region. After exploring Kamikochi, the tour will bring you back to the bustling city life of Tokyo. If you need a relaxing trip away from the city, a visit to Gifu and Nagano will definitely help you unwind and rejuvenate your senses!


Day 1

Pick up at 08:00 at Shinjuku (Tokyo Metropolitan Underground Car Park)

Visit and stroll at Shirakawa-go (60 mins)

Overnight at Hotel Yamagataya, Gero Onsen

Day 2

Gero Onsen

Hida Takayama (Stroll – 80mins)

Takayama (Hida Beef Lunch – 50mins)

Explore Kamikochi (2 hours)

Return to Shinjuku (Estimated 20:10)


2 Working Days
2 Days
Location Pick Up
Voucher Type
Present Voucher to Tour Operator
7 working days Prior
7 Working Days Prior

Operating Hours

08:00 hours – 20:10 hours next day (GMT +9)

What You Get

 Overnight Trip To Shirakawago, Hida Takayama and Kamikochi


Adutl: Age 12 and above

Child: Age 6 to 11

Infant: Age 3 to 5 



  • Round-trip transportation by bus
  • 1-night accommodation at Gero Onsen
  • Admission fees specified in itinerary
  • Tour conductor (basic information provided in English)
  • Meals 

o   Day 1: Dinner

o   Day 2: Breakfast, lunch  


  • Personal Expenses
  • Lunch on Day 1 and Dinner on Day 2


Additional Information

  • Free of charge for children aged 2 and below with no seat and hotel entrance fees. If you require them, please purchase an infant ticket

  • Infant price includes only bus seats and hotel entrance fees. If your infant requires meals and bedding, please purchase a child ticket
  • If there is a tour bus entry restriction on your tour day, we will transfer onto a route bus
  • If the tour falls on a date when Kamikochi has restricted access, the days of visiting Kamikochi and Shirakawa-go will be switched around
  • Lunch on Day 1 is not included. Please prepare your lunch beforehand or buy it on the day
  • Please be at the meeting point at least 10 minutes before the departure time
  • The tour bus will stop at several pick-up points before arriving at your meeting point. The bus may be late due to traffic or other circumstances, but it will come to your meeting point. Please wait for the bus at the designated meeting place.
  • Smoking is prohibited in the bus.
  • Please dress comfortably (suitable clothes and walking shoes) for the tour
  • This tour will be conducted together with Japanese participants.
  • The tour itinerary is subject to change depending on weather and traffic conditions etc.
  • The end point of the tour may be different from the meeting point, please ask the tour conductor on the day 
  • None of the expenses (included in the fee) will be refunded even if you do not use them
  • Please note that each room be shared by either 2, 3 or 4 people. Please let us know your preference in your accomodation by sending an email to attractions@changirecommends.com.sg at least 7 days before the tour


How to Use

  • Please present voucher or confirmation to tour conductor 

Terms and Conditions

Important Notes:

  • Tours and tickets are subjected to availability and are not confirmed until a second confirmation email is received. In the event if the date selected is not available, alternative arrangements will be communicated via email.
  • The tour may disembark at a different location from the initial meeting point. For disembarkation, please enquire with the tour guide on the day of tour.
  • There will be no refunds even if included items are not utilised by the visitor.
  • In circumstances that the tour is cancelled due to bad weather conditions, customers will be notified by the tour operator.
  • Booking is required to be made 7 days prior the tour departure date.
  • In the event of late comers/no shows, it would be considered cancellation and no refund will be given.


About the Tour:

  • Items not included are personal expenses during the tour (telephone, laundry, beverages etc.)
  • Changi Recommends and the tour operator will not be responsible for any accidents, loss of property or damaged caused by individual negligence.
  • The e-ticket cannot be exchanged for cash or used on more than one occasion.
  • The value of the e-ticket/e-voucher is in Singapore dollars.
  • Any alteration(s) on the e-ticket/e-voucher will not be accepted by Changi Recommends and the appointed merchant.
  • Tour routes and schedule may be delayed/cancelled/changed without prior notice.
  • Tour prices vary on seasons and weekdays/weekends, Changi Recommends reserves the right to change prices without prior notice. In the event where changes are made, the revised figures will be posted on the website.


Cancellation Policy

  • Tour routes subject to cancellation without prior notice due to weather conditions, and (or) when there is an official request from the authorities.
  • Refunds will be given to customers under these circumstances:

-       No refunds will be entertained for cancellation made 6 days or less prior the tour date.

-       50% of the amount will be refunded to customers for cancellation made at least 7 days prior the tour date.

-       80% of the amount will be refunded to customers for cancellation made at least 14 days prior the tour date.

  • Full refunds will be given to customers who have purchased the loss coverage for cancellation made at least 7 days prior the tour date.
  • Please e-mail any amendments to attractions@changirecommends.com.sg at least 7 days before the tour date.

How to Get There

Meeting Time

Departure Time

Meeting Place



Shinjuku (Tokyo Metropolitan Underground Car Park)

Item Price (SGD) Quantity
Age 12 and Above
Age 6 to 11
Age 3 to 5

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