TOUR

01/01/2018


HIDA E-BIKE TOUR

This is a guided E-bike tour with lunch, which you can start or be picked up at Takayama station. The nature and the history of local will give you a new insight of rural Japan.

RATETIME
4,000 JPY / person 〜6.0h 〜

PERIODLOCATION
Mar 〜 DecTakayama

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HIDA SAKE BREWERY TOUR

"Tenryo" is the traditional sake brewery in Hida region, which has a history of over 300 years. You can see the inside of sake brewery to learn how to make it and taste top quality sake.

RATETIME
2,000 JPY / person1.5h

PERIODLOCATION
All YearHida Hagiwara

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HIDA WALKING TOUR

Leisurely walking tour in the countryside nearby Takayama. You have 2 options; nature-focused and history-focused tours for your preference. Both will definitely provide you with special experience.

RATETIME
1,000 JPY / person 〜2.0h 〜

PERIODLOCATION
All YearHida Hagiwara

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TripAdvisor Reviews

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I wrote on travel for the Huffington Post for 5 years, and of the 100 countries I've visited, this tour stands out. First of all, you're a genius for choosing this off-the-beaten-path part of Japan, and secondly Dai is a genius for the quality of service he gives. My highlight was hearing a fabulous Shamisen player (traditional Japanese guitar) at our lunch spot, and drinking in the fabulous aesthetic of an unspoiled country community that feels lost in time. Highly recommended.

Phoebe Amoroso Southampton, UK

We drank clear, fresh water from a well used in making local sake; we had an incredible lunch made with locally sourced ingredients, including ayu fish from the river and wild mountain vegetables; we got a bonus insight into a local fishery, with a lady explaining how she raises the fish to be released into the river;... and we got FRESHLY GROUND COFFEE ON A SECRET RIVER BEACH (tea drinkers don't worry - there was tea and sweets too). Sitting by the river, surrounded by trees with the sound of the water... this was a perfect way to wind down the tour - although, of course, we had to cycle back.

The e-bikes are very easy to use and make very steep hills seem flat. I felt overall I would have liked a bit more context about the area, the local industries and livelihoods, but Dai is more than happy to answer questions.

Cannot wait to take the longer tour next time I have a chance to visit the area.

Posted by ume1984