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SATOYAMA CYCLING GUIDED CYCLING TOURS TO EXPERIENCE LOCAL LIFESTYLES

Standard

Duration / Time / Dates 3.5 hours / 9:00AM – 0:30PM (Mar.20-Dec.20), 2:00PM – 5:30PM (Mar.20-Oct.15) / Every day
Min.Number of Participants 1
Meeting Point Hida-Furukawa Desk
Includes Guide, Rental Bike, Helmet, Insurance

This is our best selling tour and takes participants deep into the countryside. They have the chance to talk to friendly locals, try local food, see traditional houses and rice fields. They can fully experience local lifestyle by participating. The landscape is also magnificent.

Half

Duration / Time / Dates 2.5 hours /10:15AM – 0:45PM (Mar.20-Dec.20), 2:00PM – 4:30PM (Oct.16-Dec.20) / Every day
Min.Number of Participants 1
Meeting Point Hida-Furukawa Desk
Includes Guide, Rental Bike, Helmet, Insurance

Hida’s highlights are nicely packaged in this short tour, which families and beginners can both enjoy. Discover the historical buildings and natural water springs that are part of traditional local life.

Ride & Hike (Private Only)

This tour is currently closed. Please contact us via inquiry for booking requests.

Duration / Time / Dates 5 hours / May-Nov 10:15 – 15:15 / Every day
Min.Number of Participants 1 *available from age: 13 years old, height: 145cm
Meeting Point Hida-Furukawa Desk
Includes Guide, Rental Bike, Helmet, Insurance, Lunch

This tour is a combination cycle and short hike in the woods for more adventurous participants to experience some beautiful waterfalls. This moderately challenging course takes participants through the countryside to the base of some beautiful waterfalls. Additionally, participants can enjoy a local lunch and broad panorama of some gorgeous mountains.

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Food & Culture Walk + CYCLING (private only)

Duration / Time / Dates 6.5 -7.5 hours / Mar.20 – Oct.15 9:30AM – 17:30PM   Oct.16 – Dec.20 9:00 – 16:30PM / Every day
Min.Number of Participants 1
Meeting Point Takayama Jinya Front Gate
Includes Guide, Local Food & Sake Tasting, Transportation (Takayama to Hida Furukawa), Lunch at traditional restaurant, Insurance

This combination tour offers a highlight in Hida for your guests. In the morning, we have a town walking tour for foodies. There are some nice local shops to taste a variety of local food and sake in Takayama. After that, we offer lunch with guide and inclusive of transport back to Hida-Furukawa from Takayama. In the afternoon, the cycling tour will take you to scenic countryside.

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Standard (May.20 – Oct.15)

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Half (Oct.16 – Dec.20)

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WALKING TOURS Walk a Trial of History and Culture

Food & Culture Walk

Duration / Time / Dates 2.5 hours / All Year 9:30AM – 0:00PM / Every day

(Private Tour: 9:00AM – 11:30AM)

Min.Number of Participants 1
Meeting Point Takayama Jinya Front Gate
Includes Guide, Local Food & Sake Tasting, Insurance

One of our knowledgeable and entertaining guides will lead you to shops to sample a variety of local food and sake, highlighting Takayama’s rich food history and culture. You will be able to experience unique local delicacies that most visitors miss out on. The tour offers participants the chance to explore a beautiful town and soak up daily Takayama life.

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Hida-Furukawa Town Walk

NOTICE: This tour is available until the end of October 2019. We will offer the tour exclusively for our accommodation guests. Please feel free to ask any questions or requests through inquiry. 
Duration / Time / Dates 2.5 hours / All Year 2:00PM – 4:30PM / Every day
Min.Number of Participants 2
Meeting Point Hida-Furukawa Desk
Includes Guide, Festival Hall admission fee, 1 drink, Insurance

The Hida-Furukawa Town Walk is a cultural tour of a peaceful and charming little town on foot. Walking with a local guide and learning about the town from a resident’s viewpoint makes something special out of an ordinary stroll!

Winter Tours Enjoy snow scenery and experience

Shinhotaka Snowshoeing

Duration / Time / Dates 4.5 hours / 2019 Dates will be announced soon

8:30AM – 1:00PM / Every day

Min.Number of Participants 1
Meeting Point Takayama Nouhi Bus Center
Includes Guide, Boots, Outerwear, Snowshoes, Walking poles, 1,000yen meal coupon, Bus tickets from Takayama, ropeway ticket, Insurance

This all inclusive tour takes you to the powder snow field in the Chubu Sangaku National Park. After 2 hour snowshoeing in the beautiful forest, enjoy the ropeway ride to see the panoramic view of Japan Alps.

  • Children over 10yrs can join the tour.
  • We only have boots 22.5cm up to 28cm of size. Please bring own water-proof boots if your size is smaller than 22.5cm or over 29cm.

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Village Snowshoeing (private only)

Duration / Time / Dates 3.5 hours / Jan, Feb 1:00PM – 4:30PM / Every day
Min.Number of Participants 2
Meeting Point Hida-Furukawa Desk
Includes Guide, Boots, Outerwear, Snowshoes, Walking poles, Insurance

This snowshoeing tour offers a special way to get up close to nature and to feel how people closely live with them. Out informative and entertaining guides take you to off the beaten path around a beautiful snowy mountain village having terrace paddy fields. Enjoy walking in snowshoes on the powder snow and seeing the great view!

  • Children over 6yrs can join the tour.
  • We only have boots 24cm up to 29cm of size. Please bring own water-proof boots if your size is smaller than 24cm or over 30cm.

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Sake brewery visit and Japanese tapas cooking(private only)

Duration / Time / Dates 2.5 hours / Dec.1 – Mar. 15  13:30PM – 16:30PM / Every day
Min.Number of Participants 1
Meeting Point Hotel Pick-up & Drop off
Includes Guide,Transportation ,Light meal,Sake Tasting,Insurance

Participants can see how Sake is made by going inside the brewery which exceptionally welcomes tourists from us. After visiting Sake brewery, we will take you to the cooking studio to make Japanese Tapas walking through the old town. Participants can enjoy their own tapas and Sake at the end of this program.

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FAMILY cooking(private only)

Duration / Time / Dates 1.5 hours / Dec.1 – Mar. 15  14:30PM – 16:00PM / Every day
Min.Number of Participants 1
Meeting Point Hotel Pick-up & Drop off
Includes Guide,Transportation ,Light meal,Insurance

The best way to involve your kids to Japanese cuisine! More explanation needed about what they cook. Each step is easy and fun along with insightful explanations of the local ingredients in a safe environment. Let’s dig in healthy and delicious snacks with miso soup at the end!

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HIDA FOLK VILLAGE WALK(private only)

Duration / Time / Dates 1.5 hours / Dec.1 – Feb.28  13:20PM – 15:40PM / Every day
Min.Number of Participants 2
Meeting Point Hotel Pick-up & Drop off
Includes Guide,Transportation ,Hida folk village admission,Insurance

Hida Folk Village, a picturesque outside museum with “gassho-style” houses, offers a showcase of local lifestyle. You will definitely enjoy discovering interesting facts and wisdom in a traditional housing with a local’s perspective. You do not want to miss this pretty snow village and it is a perfect alternative plan to visit crowded Shirakawa-go village. Spice up your stay in the cold winter with us!

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Custom Tours Stress-free Countryside Trips For Your Clients

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