Room + Light Up Tour Package in Takayama and Shirakawago

Thank you for waiting! In 2019, J-Hop tour is going to organise the light up tour in Shirakawago! Ogimachi, the UNESCO World Heritage Site, will be lit up in winter for six nights in January and February. We provide the room and tour package for guests to stay in J-Hoppers Hida Takayama Guesthouse for one or two nights and join our tour accompanied by English-speaking tour conductor.

shirakawago light up 2019 calendar

This package only applies to the following dates:
13-14 January (Light Up Date: 14 Jan)
19-20 January (Light Up Date: 20 Jan)
26-27 January (Light Up Date: 27 Jan)
2-3 February (Light Up Date: 3 Feb)
10-11 February (Light Up Date: 11 Feb)
16-17 February (Light Up Date: 17 Feb)

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Tour Schedule

15:30 Depart from Takayama
Meeting point: In front of Washington Hotel Plaza (Opposite to JR Takayama East Exit)
16:30 Arrive at Shirakawago
16:30-19:30 Free time to explore Shirakawago (Light-up starts from 17:30-19:30)
19:30 Depart from Shirakawago
20:30 Arrive at Takayama Washington Hotel Plaza
*All schedule is subject to change due to the snow and traffic condition.

Our tour conductor will provide explanations on the bus regarding the information of Shirakawago, recommended picture spots and walking course. Upon arriving at Shirakawago, guests will have three hours free time to explore the village. Since our bus will arrive around 16:30 and light up starts from 17:30, guests are able to enjoy both the day time and light up scenery in Shirakawago! Seat are limited! Please do not miss this chance to visit Shirakawago light up event to enjoy the stunning scenery in snowy wonderland!


2 Days 1 Night

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Room Type Price per person
Adult 6 Bed Female Dormitory 10,000
6 Bed Mixed Dormitory
8 Bed Mixed Dormitory
Twin/Triple Room 10,500
Quad Room 10,300
Ensuite Triple (with private toilet and shower room) 11,100
Ensuite Quad (with private toilet and shower room) 10,800

3 Days 2 Nights

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Room Type Price per person
Adult 6 Bed Female Dormitory 13,000
6 Bed Mixed Dormitory
8 Bed Mixed Dormitory
Twin/Triple Room 14,000
Quad Room 13,600
Ensuite Triple (with private toilet and shower room) 15,200
Ensuite Quad (with private toilet and shower room) 14,600

The package fee includes the followings:

Due to the influx of tourists during light up, the observation point cannot be accessed without special permission. Please note that walking to the observation point is not permitted during the light up event and our bus tour will NOT visit the observation point.

The temperature in Takayma and Shirakawago is from -7 to 6 degree Celsius. The roads will be slippery. Please dress warm e.g. down jacket, gloves, beanie and neck warmer as well as wear waterproof shoes/boots if possible.

Cancellation and Modification

  • You can cancel/modify your reservation at any time with the following charges.
  • All charges are quoted in Japanese yen.
  • * If you would like to cancel the package/tour reservation on the previous day, please call +81-577-62-9545 by 18:00.
Date of Cancellation and Modification Charge (per person)
More than 15 days before 0% of the tour fee
8-14 days before 50% of the tour fee
7 days before or no show 100% of the tour fee


We can accept the reservations now. Please pay all the package fee one month before the tour date by credit card. The payment link will be sent to the guests two months before the tour date.

Tel: Domestic 0577-62-9545, Overseas +81-577-62-9545(From 8:00AM to 10PM in Japan time)

Office: The office is in J-Hoppers Hida Takayama Guest House ( how to access).

Mail: Send request form from the below or email to: