Takayama Model Course

Stay at Hotel Associa Takayama Resort and enjoy Hida-Takayama.
You can enjoy good scenery, delicious dining, and wonderful experiences over the span of two days and one night.

Course duration: 1 night 2 days course
Cost image: 50,000 yen
Nagoya Marriott Associa Hotel

DAY1 / 8: 15AM START

The journey to Hida-Takayama begins with a 1-hour, 41-minute ride on the Wide View Hida train that runs right beneath the hotel.
 

Electric train

1 hour 41 minutes by JR

Moveicafe TAKAYAMA

DAY1 / 10: 18AM Move icafe TAKAYAMA

Take a break before traveling.
Take advantage of our convenient service that takes your luggage and delivers it to Hotel Associa Takayama Resort!

bus

50 minutes by Nohi bus

lunchSoba Wakimoto

DAY1 / 12: 10PM lunch Soba Wakimoto

Soba Wakimoto comes into view after a walk of about 20 minutes from Shirakawa-go Bus Terminal.
You can enjoy delicious soba, Hida beef and natural potatoes at a gassho-style restaurant in Shirakawa-go.

Enjoy soba at a gassho-style restaurant!
Enjoy soba at a gassho-style restaurant!

Enjoy soba at a gassho-style restaurant!

A variety of soba dishes are available, including soba served with natural potatoes and soba served on top of deep-fried conger eel.

The famous Hida beef steak bowls are delicious.

Historical AttractionsShirakawago

DAY1 / 01: 30PM Historical Attractions Shirakawago

This village is famous for having about 100 gassho-style houses that are still inhabited to this day.
The village was selected as an Important Preservation District of Historical Buildings in 1976, and it was registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995. The beauty of the village attracts visitors throughout the four seasons.
Photo courtesy of Shirakawa Village Office, Shirakawa Village, Gifu Prefecture
 

Stroll around Shirakawa-go.
Stroll around Shirakawa-go.
Stroll around Shirakawa-go.

Stroll around Shirakawa-go.

There are gassho-style memorial buildings that are important cultural properties as well as temples, cafes, and gift shops, all of which you can visit while experiencing the unique natural environment, culture, and history of Shirakawa Village.



 

bus

About 55 minutes by Nohi bus

taxi

About 10 minutes by hotel shuttle bus. A taxi is also recommended for visitors who want to make the most effective use of their time.

Hot springHotel Associa Takayama Resort

DAY1 / 05: 40PM Hot spring Hotel Associa Takayama Resort

Hotel Associa Takayama Resort is located in the hills of Hida-Takayama at an altitude of 640m.
Rejuvenate both body and soul by tasting the delicious food of Hida and enjoying the hot springs at our forest resort.
 

Teppan-Yaki MINE

For dinner, visit Mine, a teppan-yaki restaurant where the chefs prepare your food while you watch, using select ingredients that include premium Hida beef, seasonal seafood, and other local ingredients.
From appetizers to desserts, these colorful dishes are a feast for the mouth and the eyes.
 

Teppan-Yaki MINE
TEN BOU NO YU

TEN BOU NO YU

Hida-Takayama onsens Tennoyu and Mochinoyu offer ten types of open-air baths and two types of indoor baths.

Enjoy a moment of bliss while gazing at a panoramic view of the Northern Alps beyond the surface of the bath.

 

MorningRestaurant ROSIERE

DAY2 / 07: 30AM Morning Restaurant ROSIERE

Enjoy a substantial breakfast that only a forest resort can offer, in a restaurant with large windows and a sense of openness.
It offers a wide variety of dishes made using special ingredients from Hida based on the concept of local production for local consumption.
 

bus

About 10 minutes by hotel shuttle bus

Moveicafe TAKAYAMA

DAY2 / 09: 20AM Move icafe TAKAYAMA

Leave your luggage in a coin locker next to the cafe, and then go on an adventure with sights and experiences unique to Takayama!
SELECT① / SATOYAMA EXPERIENCE
SELECT② / SATOYAMA EXPERIENCE ~ Satoyama Cycling ~

taxi

This tour includes an English-speaking guide for tourists visiting Japan from abroad.

ExperienceSELECT① / SATOYAMA EXPERIENCE

DAY2 / 09: 30AM Experience SELECT① / SATOYAMA EXPERIENCE

It is a course with English guide for foreign tourists.
Experience Japanese food culture while you explore the morning market and the old town of Takayama.
 

TAKAYAMA FOOD WALK
TAKAYAMA FOOD WALK

TAKAYAMA FOOD WALK

This tour includes drink samples at a brewery, food samples at the morning market, and a short break at a teahouse that is a renovated historical house. The tour lasts for about two and a half hours, ending around noon.

 

Unique parfait at a traditional fruit shop

Located on the second floor of a fruit shop popular among local residents, ver kLar offers an array of options focused heavily on fruit. The peach parfait becomes a “Hida peach parfait” made with delicious Hida peaches for just two to four weeks or so out of the year.
 

Unique parfait at a traditional fruit shop
Unique parfait at a traditional fruit shop

Electric train

About 13 minutes by JR — SELECT②: After putting your luggage into storage at Takayama Station, go to Hida-Furukawa Station.

Walking

Approximately 10 minutes on foot

ExperienceSELECT② / SATOYAMA EXPERIENCE ~ Satoyama Cycling ~

DAY2 / 10: 15AM Experience SELECT② / SATOYAMA EXPERIENCE ~ Satoyama Cycling ~

A guided tour around the town of Hida-Furukawa by bicycle.
This tour lets you experience the unique culture and history of a rural satoyama village in addition to the beauty of a farming village throughout the four seasons.
 

Cycling through Hida-Furukawa
Cycling through Hida-Furukawa

Cycling through Hida-Furukawa

This is an invigorating tour by bicycle that takes about two and a half hours to complete, allowing you to enjoy magnificent scenery regardless of the season.

Foreign language guides can also be provided for this tour, which is popular among tourists from other countries.

After your ride is over, why don't you write down some travel memories in a notebook?

 

Ichinomachi coffee shop

This coffee shop, renovated from a historical private house, is over 100 years old.
Its quantities-limited melon bread is famous, and its home-style curry rice is also popular. Guests can spend a relaxing time surrounded by antique furniture throughout the restaurant.

 

Ichinomachi coffee shop
Ichinomachi coffee shop

Walking

Approximately 10 minutes on foot

Electric train

About 16 minutes by JR

Experienceicafe TAKAYAMA

03:00PM Experience icafe TAKAYAMA

Experience Japanese culture while waiting for the train. There are plenty of experiences that can be enjoyed by international tourists of all ages.
At the end of your Takayama trip, you can try creating a one-of-a-kind postcard by writing kanji or hiragana characters with a calligraphy pen while looking at a sample to guide you.
 

Electric train

About 1 hour 28 minutes by train