We offer private Takayama & Shirakawago day trip from Kyoto/Osaka for small groups.

GIfu Hashima station

Do you like to visit Takayama and the world heritage  Shirakawago 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.

Takayama old town

We provide private vehicle & guide.

Toyota Estima

Middle Seat (Child seat available)

Rear Seat

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 mini van(Toyoa Estima). This plan is recommended for a group of  2-6 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.

Our car (Toyota Estima) has a capacity of up to 6 guests. If you are 4 or less, you can sit comfortably. If there are five or six of you, it is a bit cramped since three people sit in a row. We prepare child safety seats if you are with children.


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
11:00-13:30   Takayama(visit famous old street etc)
Take lunch on your own( Lunch arrange available)
14:30-16:30   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 105,000 yen (using Toyota Estima) including 2 English speaking guides (take turns driving and guiding), fuel, highway tolls, parking fees, and tax.
Car 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.

If you need special arrangements, pleae ask us.

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



This tour is only available for one group per day. Some days this may not be carried out as the guides have other programs.
Please ask the availability first.

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 No.Gifu3-322)