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Short Bike Tour of Hida
"This tour is recommended for beginners of cycling and participants with families. The 7.5 mile (12 km) long route is all flat terrain and has no slopes as it cruises through the graceful town of Hida-Furukawa to a farming village.The tour wi spreading just outside of the town you will reach a water spring from which the locals draw water. This tour stops from time to time at some places of interest for your guide to explain to you regarding history local food culture and more. It is also fun to see the different seasonal views and local life of this countryside.By cycling around various areas that have deep relationships with the town such as fields and a large shrine that the tour stops by on th there will be many more things you will notice after coming back to town.This tour will be a relatively easy ride. After which it is recommended that you spend some time relaxing."""
From JPY4,700.00
 
Takayama Food and Culture Walking Day Tour
"Meet your guide at a centrally located meeting point at 9:30am then head out to enjoy a variety of local food and sake learning about the special culinary culture and history in Takayama. Visit local shops such as a saké brewery a miso maker the morning market and the local restaurant to have a short break. Discover the distinctive culture and history of Takayama with your knowledgeable guide while you go through the old town area designated an area of Important Traditional Buildings by the Japanese Government. Enjoy the relaxing time with the rich atmosphere and soak-up the daily life in Takayama. This guided tour connects travelers and locals through food and culture
From JPY4,700.00
 
Hida Biking Day Tour
"The tour will depart from the meetup location at the Furukawa office of local operator in Hida at 9:00 am for morning departure or 2:00 pm for afternoon departure. You will meet with your friendly and informative guide and start the 3.5-hour biking tour but also local's lifestyle in the small village of Hida.Ride through a graceful old town in Hida and a farming village the beautiful Satoyama will gradually come in sight. See local vegetables lining up in a market huge old folk houses scattered rice fields spreading all around surrounded by mountains. It is a well-balanced tour of exercise and relaxation for you and your family; feel the daily lives of local people while biking throughout a 22 km long route.""""Join us for one of the most popular local biking tours in Hida and feel the local's daily life in the Japanese countryside! Your knowledgeable English-speaking guide will provide you with insight of the history and culture for the area and
From JPY7,300.00

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Ogimachi, Shirakawa-go - Day Trip

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