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Nohi Bus

Open Now: 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Worth the money

We took the day tour with Nohi Bus to Gokayama and Shirakawago. That was about 6600 yen per person... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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The tour that we were hoping for

We came to Takayama to see the UNESCO villages. Having no transportation, we had to go to the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
William L
Atlanta, GA
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Special bus tour with English speaking guide Visit two UNESCO world heritage sites!
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Takayama 506-0026, Gifu Prefecture
+81 577-32-1688
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took the day tour with Nohi Bus to Gokayama and Shirakawago. That was about 6600 yen per person, inclusive of an English tour guide, free entry to the open air museum next to the UNESCO site and lunch at Shirakawago observatory. We find the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to Takayama to see the UNESCO villages. Having no transportation, we had to go to the villages by bus. We chose to take the tour leaving at 8:30 and returning to the station at 3:10. It was just right. We visited Gokayama in...More

1  Thank William L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this trip online prior to visiting Japan - the booking process was simple and collecting tickets etc on the day of the trip was efficient as well. This tour visited 2 villages as well as a stop for lunch and while the villages...More

1  Thank Kevina C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good information available on their website. When there were too many people taking a particular bus, they actually lined up another bus to accommodate everyone in line!

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Reviewed 28 September 2018

Our trip to Takayama to visit Shirikawa-Go may be long, but it is well worth the trip. The place is absolutely beautiful (they say that it is more beautiful in winter). Going blindly to the place despite knowing very little about it, was a very...More

1  Thank aquilalegis
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Easy, but do line up early so you get on bus you want. When you get to Shirakawa-go, there is luggage holding "shack" out behind station. get off bus quickly and avoid line, but don't stress, it moves quickly. there are some lockers, but, you...More

Thank boscoblake
Reviewed 18 September 2018

We took the day trip to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama from the Nohi Bus Station. The bus was clean, modern and comfortable. It left on time and stuck to a schedule for drop off and pickup at the various locations including a lunch...More

1  Thank inger_ted
Reviewed 8 September 2018

We took the Nohi Bus tour from Takayama to Shirakawa-go. The bus was very comfortable, the English speaking guide was informative and very pleasant. All of the information was imparted on the bus, as once we reached the tour site we were let loose to...More

1  Thank SJLreno
Reviewed 29 August 2018

comfortable to travel on. The ones we traveled on left on time and arrived as scheduled. The drivers seemed very competent and we felt comfortable and safe.

Thank richard g
Reviewed 28 August 2018

because i=of the heavy rain the month before we could not travel by train to Takayama. We took the bus instead. It is a good way of travelling, about two hours with a stopover in between.

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Ariel David M
20 October 2018|
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Response from Mama2010 | Reviewed this property |
I think yes. I ordered online and paid by credit card. To guarantee your seat it's better to reserve and buy your tickets online, especially during busy season.
Wenny A
11 October 2018|
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Response from C L | Reviewed this property |
Hello, you can actually buy bus ticket from Takayama to Shirakawago, then another bus ticket from Shirakawago to Kanazawa. You can stay a couple of hours or more, depending on the time you want to depart Takayama. There are... More
5 October 2018|
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Response from Brice862 | Reviewed this property |
Go to the nohi bus station to check . We went a day earlier to explore takayama. I suggest you buy your ticket there and check which one suits your schedule.