Shirakawago and Gokayama (Guided in Japanese)
USD125 per person
Your first stop is the village of Shirakawago, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where thatched farmhouses nestle beneath pine-covered mountains. After free time in the village and lunch on your own, continue on to the village of nearby Gokayama, whose centuries-old buildings present a wonderful opportunity to discover the region’s distinctive rural architecture. Your hosts will then demonstrate the Japanese art of paper-making. This is a perfect tour to gain a true insight into rural Japanese life.