Takayama Historic Old Town
Tours & Charters to Takayama

Tours & Charters to Takayama

Locally-based and operating all year round, we have the expertise and experience to help you get the most out of your time in the region, including travelling to and from Takayama. Our drivers and vehicles are fully certified, allowing us to transport you to and from your preferred destinations, in combination with any activity that suits your interests and schedule.

Booking a private vehicle allows for the flexibility needed to combine your visit to Takayama with any of the region’s attractions including Shirakawa-go and Gokayama, Kanazawa, Kamikochi, Matsumoto, Nagano, the Snow Monkey Park or any destination of your choice! We can arrange both private tours with an English-speaking guide or a private charter, including a private vehicle and driver but without a guide.

For guests wanting to travel from Nagano to Takayama, our 2-Day Snow Monkey: Nagano to Takayama via Mastumoto Tour includes a guided tour to Nagano’s near-1400 year old Zenko-ji Temple, sake tasting, lunch and afternoon visit to the monkeys on day one followed by a self-guided visit to Matsumoto Castle, lunch and tour at Ishii Miso Brewery, before heading to Takayama on the second day.

Zenko-ji temple in Nagano city

Including transport to and from all destinations – a spectacular drive which takes you through the North Japan Alps enroute to Takayama on the second day – and accommodation in Nagano City on day one – this convenient package tour takes the hassle-out of planning your trip and transports you in comfort. A great way to get the most out of your time in Central Japan!


Why choose us?


Awarded a 2019 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award for our 1-Day Snow Monkeys, Zenko-ji Temple & Sake Tour – recognised as one of the Top 10 Experiences in Japan – Snow Monkey Resorts is Nagano’s No.1 tour and charter operator.

Locally-based and operating all year round, we offer the local knowledge, support, and service that you need to get the most out of your adventure in Japan.



Got a question about Takayama? Feel free to contact us at and let’s get planning together!

Takayama Historic Old Town

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