21 Mar 2018

A visit to Gujo Hachiman from Takayama – new private tour from J-hop tour

While we are looking forward to the cherry blossom in Shirakawago, would you like to visit a hidden small town to experience Japanese culture and taste delicious food?

We would like to introduce a beautiful and traditional Japanese castle town – Gujo Hachiman as a day trip option from Takayama from this April.
Gujo Hachiman is about 1 hour 45 minutes by bus from Takayama. It can only be accessed by bus as it does not have any JR station. 


Since this April, we are going to organize tours for private groups (from 2 person).
With our English or Chinese speaking tour guide, you will be able to enjoy a fun day by experiencing Japanese culture and taste the delicious local food. 
Gujo Hachiman is a town surrounded by waterways where you should not be miss if you would like to have a feel of old Japan and explore how people live in the old time. The town is famous especially in summer for the Gujo Odori Dance Festival which has been running for 400 years. Gujo Hachiman Castle up on the hill is one of the oldest reconstructed wooden castle in Japan. Except the spectacular scenery, how about participating in some workshops to experience the Japanese culture?

Printing your own Japanese towel or bag

Making food samples

Gujo dance Viewing

Sample Schedule with our tours

Osaka/Kyoto/Takayama/Gujo Hachiman/Shirakawago/Osaka/Kyoto (3 days 2 nights)

[Day 1]

Depart Osaka (Namba)
Depart Kyoto
Arrive Takayama and leave your luggage at J-Hoppers Hida Takayama. Takayama sightseeing
Check-into J-Hoppers Hida Takayama

[Day 2]

Join Gujo Hachiman Private tour
16:00 ~
Free time in Takayama
[Day 3]

Join Shirakawago morning tour
Details: http://tour.j-hoppers.com/shirakawago_tour.html
Before departure
Depart Takayama
Arrive Kyoto
Arrive Osaka

Nagoya/Shirakawago/Gujo Hachiman/Nagoya (2 days 1 night)

[Day 1]

Depart Nagoya
Arrive Takayama and leave your luggage at J-Hoppers Hida Takayama.
Check-into J-Hoppers Hida Takayama

Join Shirakawago afternoon tour
Arrive at Takayama

[Day 2]

Free time in Takayama (Morning market+old town)
Join Gujo Hachiman Private tour
Details: http://tour.j-hoppers.com/takayama_private_guide.html
Depart from Gujo Hachiman
Arrive at Nagoya

Please feel free to contact us for inquiries or reservation:
phone: +81 577 62 9545 (from overseas)

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