At Hotel Wood Takayama, we offer tours hand-picked by local staff that you won’t likely come upon in guidebooks. Build your own experiences around themes like Nature, Culture and Dining. Combine these as you wish in order to savor Takayama's variegated charms to your heart’s content.
Sake brewery visits to world-renowned “Hourai”
Winner of 61 awards in Japan, Europe, the U.S. and Asia. A English-speaking guide leads a full tour of the brewery that produces Hourai sake. The white earthen-walled storehouse is a National Tangible Cultural Property.
Private dinner at the ryoutei, Susaki
Susaki is the oldest ryoutei (a type of luxurious traditional Japanese restaurant) in Gifu prefecture. Dine surrounded by an architectural style that exudes the unique atmosphere of the Hida area.
Private dinner at the Shojin Ryori Kakusho
Founded near the close of the Edo period, the restaurant's garden makes the changing seasons the backdrop to your dinner.
Walking tour and Zen meditation experience in Higashiyama
This tour introduces sixteen Takayama temples that have existed since Japan's warring states period along with historic ruins in the area.
Early morning hike of Shiroyama Park
In any season, you can wake early and slip out the back of the hotel and straight into Takayama's magnificent natural surroundings.
Night tour of old town
Discover the elegance of Takayama at night, after the streets have fallen quiet.
Takayama Spring Festival
Relish the Takayama Festival from special open cafe style seating
A two km round-trip hike to an open-air forest cafe. Wander carefree among waterfalls and forests
Snowfield snowshoe guided walk
Hike through a silvery world with a superb view of Mount Ontake in the Northern Japanese Alps.