★The Three Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go are one of Japan's UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Isolated by rugged mountains, these villages are restricted to the outside world until the 1950's. Now visitors from the world come here every season to see the serene beauty of the valley, the snow sight during winter is especially a can't miss attraction. ★Takayama is also known as “Little Kyoto” because of its preservation of the old streets. Most of the buildings remain the same appearance for over 300 years, and only brown or black buildings are permitted to be remodeled or built in order to maintain the extraordinary environment and atmosphere. ★We'll also be having the famous Hida Feef hot pot for lunch. Hida Beef is known as one of the highest quality of beef in Japan, all Hida Beef must be be graded and certified by the Hida Beef Brand Promotion Conference before hitting the stores.
The farmhouses of Shirakawa-gō became famous due to its unique architectural style, known as gassho-zukuri, to shed snow easily from the roofs. The three historic mountain villages: Ogimachi, Ainokura and Suganuma became one of Japan's UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1995. ◆Autumn Maple and Winter Snow Many visitors come to Shirakawa-go for its spectacular Autumn Maple and Winter Snow view. During Autumn (mid October to late November), the peaks surrounding the villages turns red, and it is a magical sight to see paring with the golden rice fields. More visitors come during the winter (late December to early March) to enjoy the astounding view of the snow covering the valley and the farmhouses standing among it. ◆Hida Takayama Well known for its well-preserved old streets and buildings, Takayama is also famous for its Hida Beef, one of the finest quality of beef in Japan. The lunch will be Hida Beef Japanese hotpot, don't miss this chance to try the delicious Hida Beef! ※For vegetarians or if you do not eat beef, please inform us ahead of time and we will arrange lunch with similar grade of material. ◆Departure dates: 2019: 3/23、3/24、3/30 4/5、4/6、4/12、4/14、4/20、4/26 5/1、5/2、5/5、5/6、5/11、5/13、5/18、5/26 6/1、6/7、6/8、6/16、6/22、6/29 7/6、7/7、7/13、7/15、7/20、7/26、7/28 8/3、8/4、8/11、8/16、8/17、8/24 9/1、9/13、9/14、9/23、9/28 10/4、10/6、10/12、10/19 ◆Purchase guide: Adult (+12) Teenager(6-11): bit.ly/2ATwSms Child (3-5): bit.ly/2AQSLTs
JR Nagoya Station West Exit, Esca underground shopping center
All fees stated on the itinerary booklet (may include transportation, accommodation, meals, admission… etc.) depending on different packages or destinations. ※No refund can be arranged if the participant chose to cancel the experience for personal reasons.
What's Not Included
-All fees not stated on the itinerary booklet (may include transportation, accommodation, meals, admission… etc.) depending on different packages or destinations. -Personal expenses (telephone calls, dry clean, drinks, or other option packages)
-The snow view will depend on the weather condition -Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing that allows you to move freely. -The route could change according to the traffic condition. -Autumn Maple viewing season could change according to the weather condition. - The content of experience will be offered mainly by Japanese. The translation devices will be handed out on the bus for information like pick up time and location. The translation devices can only be used on the bus. -We shall not be responsible for any delay, cancellation, or alteration of the itinerary due to severe weather or traffic conditions. -In cases of typhoon, snowstorm, or similar situation, we would send notifications out by email at 15:00 (Japan local time) one day BEFORE the experience takes place. -Meeting point and drop off location will not be the same, please check with staff at the meeting point.
--In cases of typhoon, snowstorm, or similar situation, we would send notifications out by email at 15:00 (Japan local time) one day BEFORE the experience takes place.
For cancellation requested by the participants: -80% refund will be arranged for requests received 10-8 days before the experience date. -70% refund will be arranged for requests received 7-2 days before the experience date. -No refund will be arranged for requests received 1 day before the experience, on the same day as the experience, and/or the participants failed to show up at the meeting point.
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依據旅遊定型化契約，您可於旅遊行程開始前任意取消，但應於奧丁丁提供單據後，繳交行政費用，且奧丁丁可依下列取消規定收取一定金額之取消費用： （1）旅遊開始前第四十一日以前解除契約者，賠償旅遊費用百 分之五。 （2）旅遊開始前第三十一日至第四十日以內解除契約者，賠償 旅遊費用百分之十。 （3）旅遊開始前第二十一日至第三十日以內解除契約者，賠償 旅遊費用百分之二十。 （4）旅遊開始前第二日至第二十日以內解除契約者，賠償旅遊 費用百分之三十。 （5）旅遊開始前一日解除契約者，賠償旅遊費用百分之五十。 （6）旅遊開始日或開始後解除契約或未通知不參加者，賠償旅 遊費用百分之一百。 奧丁丁會收取前項規定之金額及額外的行政費用作為取消費用，敬請見諒。 非中華民國籍旅客不適用於本規範。