Slow and Easy Hiking in the Forest on the Lava Plateau (3-hour)

This hiking tour takes place in the forest on the lava plateau which is made of lava flow during the eruption of Mt. Ontake 54,000 years ago. The forest is filled with stories and beautiful nature of Hida-Osaka. On this tour, you will not only visit waterfalls, but also enjoy an open-air tea ceremony in the forest.

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This 3-hour tour matches best for those who wish to pay a quick visit to Gandate Park but would like to know about it as much as possible. Please note that you will visit only one waterfall, Mitsudaki Waterfall. 

<Start and finish>
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Duration of the tour: 3 hours.

*Lunch is not included in this tour.

<Where to meet>
Hida-Osaka Visitor Center

9:40am at Hida-Osaka Visitor Center for sign-up, and head to Gandate Park. Gandate Park is about 5 minutes by car.​

JR Hida-Osaka Station

Free transportation from JR Hida-Osaka Station is available for those traveling by public transportation.
Please make a request at the time of reservation.

Here are the travel tips of use of public transportation to and from Hida-Osaka (HO) to join the tour.

1. From and to Takayama 

Arrive at HO by Nohi bus at 9:50 AM

Leave HO by JR train at 2:30 PM

2. From and to Gero 

Arrive at HO Station by JR train at 9:28 AM

Leave HO by Nohi bus at 1:45 PM (Weekday only)

Leave HO by Nohi bus at 2:29 PM (Everyday)

3. From Takayama and to Gero

Arrive at HO by Nohi bus at 9:50 AM

Leave HO by Nohi bus at 1:45 PM (Weekday only)

Leave HO by Nohi bus at 2:29 PM (Everyday)

4. From Gero and to Takayama 

Arrive at HO Station by JR train at 9:28 AM

Leave HO by JR train at 2:30 PM

~Nohi bus official site~

https://www.nouhibus.co.jp/route_bus/takayama-gero-line-en/

<Booking due>

By phone: 3:00 PM on the day before the tour date.

Via website: 3 days on the day before the tour date.

<Payment method>

Cash, credit card, or Paypal

<What to bring and wear>

Please wear suitable clothing for walking.

Long sleeves, long pants and tennis shoes (sneakers) are recommended.

<Weather announcement>

This tour could be carried out under light rain. But it is possible that the tour is canceled due to bad weather conditions.

If the weather forecast is not favorable, 216 WORKS will contact participants after 5:00 PM on the day before the tour date in order to notice the cancellation of the tour due to the bad weather forecast.

<Additional information>

​★The full fee will be charged to participants who cancel their tour after 5:00 PM on the day before the tour date.

★Lunch is not included in this tour. 

★Price includes guide fee, insurance, and park maintenance fund.

★children of age 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

★Guide will upload an on-line photo album to share with participants after the tour. 

3
 Hours

JPY 3,850

including tax per adult

JPY 2,200

including tax ​per child of 15 years and younger ​
Min. 2 people
10:00 AM to  1:00 PM
​Every day
from July 1 
to November 29
Book now!

Takayama guide office

65-1 ojinmachi, Takayama city, Gifu pref,Japan

TEL +81 90-7696-2981

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