4-Day World Heritage Site Shirakawa-go and Kanazawa City Tour
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Kenroku-en garden
KanazawaCastle
HigashiChaya
Bukeyashiki
21Musium
OhmichoMarket
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Description
 

This tour is recommended for people who would like to visit the historic village of Shirakawa-go and explore the samurai city of Kanazawa at a time. Located in a mountainous region that was cut off from the rest of the world for a long period of time, Shirakawa-go is famous for the traditional houses called Gassho-zukuri that refers to the shape of the roofing that looks like a person's hands put together for praying. Surrounded by snow, flowers, greens and red leaves of autumn, every season there has its unique special beauty as it is designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites and reserved stars in the Michelin Guide. And also, there are a lot of places, foods and culture you can't miss in Kanazawa. Your professional guide will escort you to all its amazing sites such as Kenroku-en garden, Kanazawa castle, Nagamachi samurai district and more. Three nights of accommodation at a sophisticated hotel in the center of Kanazawa is also included.

Inclusions
  • Shirakawa-go day trip from Kanazawa

  • Kanazawa city tour

  • 3 nights of accommodation at a traditional Japanese "Ryokan" hotel in Kanazawa with complimentary breakfast

  • Full course "Kaiseki" dinner for 2 nights (drink not included)

  • English speaking private guide and transport by private vehicle

  • Entrance fees

 

Exclusions
  • Food and drinks except the breakfast

  • Gratuities (optional)

 
Accommodation
  • 3 night of accommodation at "Ryokan" hotel in Kanazawa city.

  • Optional accommodation or meal plan upgrades are also available. We can offer you dinner option,  accommodation option at a sophisticated city hotel with western style rooms, and another accommodation option at a luxury "Ryokan" hotel in the suburbs of Kanazawa with "Onsen" spa experience and "Kaiseki" dinner, which are priced individually. Please contact us for more details.

  • If the designated accommodation is not available, we will contact you to discuss alternative options. 

Price

Please contact us

 
Max # of people

up to 8

 
Additional information
  • We would like to encourage you to wear shoes that are comfortable to walk in and dress appropriately for changeable weather.

  • If a child under 13 years old is accompanying you, please contact us in advance.Please be noted that the tour accepts guests age of 13 and above.

Tour itinerary
Day1

10am-5pm

 
Welcome

Our guide and driver will meet you at Kanazawa station, Komatsu airport or your staying hotel in Kanazawa.

 

Kenroku-en garden

 

Kanazawa castle  
 
Hotel drop off

Please enjoy "Kaiseki" dinner at the traditional Japanese "Ryokan" hotel.

Day2

10am-5pm

 
Hotel pick up

Travel to Shirakawa-go by a private car accross the beautiful countryside for 1.5h.

 

Shirakawa-go
Walking around, visit traditional farmhouse and enjoy beautiful view of the village.
Travel back to Kanazawa.
 
Hotel drop off

Please enjoy "Kaiseki" dinner at the traditional Japanese "Ryokan" hotel.

Day3

10am-5pm

 
Hotel pick up
 
Ohmicho market
 
Nagamachi Samurai district
Higashi chaya district
 
Hotel drop off

Dinner is not included on this day. Please try a local restaurant, suchi bar, or "Izakaya" gastropub.

Day4

10am-5pm

 
Hotel pick up
 
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art
 
Your selection

If time permitted, we will bring you to either of the following experiences.

  • D.T. Suzuki Museum(Zen)

  • Miso brewery visit  

 
Farewell

We will see you off at Kanazawa station, Komatsu airport or your staying hotel in Kanazawa.

  • The above starting/ending time are approximate. We can modify them according to your schedule, if they are in the daytime. Please contact us.

  • Please note that the itineraries and transportations may be subject to change without prior notice due to circumstances or events.

Optional tours

 

Following optional tours are offered to guests interested in additional experience or sightseeing to supplement the included components of our tours. You may choose to participate in some, all or none of the optional tours which are priced individually. Please contact us for more details.

  • "Geisha" entertainment with traditional "Kaiseki" dinner

  • Sake brewery tour (open from November to April)

  • Kutani porcelain studio visit

  • Kaga embroidery studio visit (accepted up to 4 people)