Takayama & Shirakawago tour from Osaka/Kyoto by Shinkansen and minibus via Gifu-Hashima Station (GIFU-01)

Do you like to visit Takayama and Shirakawago(designaterd the world heritage) from Osaka or Kyoto in one day? If you use bullet train(Shinkansen) from Osaka/Kyoto, it is possible.We provide you a private guided trip for you. If you are interested in visiting Shirakawago and Takayama in a day , please contact us.

We provide private vehicle with a driver and a guide.

Gifu-Hashima(Shinkansen station)
18-seat mini bus

A route from Osaka/Kyoto to Takayama and Shirakawago is taking Shinkansen bullet train from Shin-Osaka or Kyoto Station to Gifu-Hashima Station, and then take a 10-hour Takayama and Shirakawago tour by a minibus. Smaller cars are not available in this option, so this plan is recommended for a group of 8-17 pax. Shinkansen return ticket fare from Osaka is about 11.800 yen, from Kyoto about 10.480 yen. (adult, low season price) for a reserved seat. Please note that Shinkansen Nozomi does not stop at Gifu-Hasima Station. So you have to choose Hikari or Kodama. You can use JR Pass for Hikari and Kodama.

A bus company gives us a special offer of their 18-seater minibus. This is the most recommendable tour plan for groups of up to 18 pax for Takayama and Shirakawago.


Suggested train Kodama 708
Shin-Osaka Station(7:54) == Kyoto Station(8:10) == Gifu-Hashima Station(8:46) 

09:00             Meet with our guide at Gifu-Hashima station and leave
11:00-13:30   Takayama(visit famous old street etc)
Take lunch on your own( Lunch arrange available)
14:15-14:30   Shirakawago stunning ovservatory deck
14:40-16:30   Visit Shirakawa-go Village
19:00             Arrive at Gifu-Hashima station
Go back to Osaka/Kyoto by Shinkansen

Suggested train Hikari653 
Gifu-Hashima Station(19:35) == Kyoto Station(20:12) == Shin-Osaka Station(20:27) 

Price of the tour is fixed at 196,000 yen (18-seater minibus) including driver, highway tolls, parking fees, an English-speaking guide, and tax.
Bus and guide service start/terminate at Gifu-Hashima station.
Shinkansen fare,meals and entrance fees are NOT included, though it can be arranged accoding to your requet. During high-season such as new years holidays, service charge will be added.

If you need special arrangements, pleae ask us.

For the list of Takayama & Shirakawago tours, please refer to here.


Mode of payment

Payment can be made by online credit card payment system. We accept VISA or MASTER.Customer may pay the part of amount as a deposit to secure the reservation. Basically customers are requested to pay all amount prior to the day of the tour.

Customize tour for you

Above itinerary and price are just an example. You can customize your tour for your particular needs and interests. You can stay overnight at an onsen (hot spa) ryokan(Japanese inn) in Takayama . Please tell us your needs and interests. We can provide you with a customized itinerary and quotation.


Fun Lead International Co., Ltd. (travel agency registered in Gifu Prefecture)