Private Tour - Okuhida - For onsen lovers! Enjoy nature and secret onsens!

Calling all onsen lovers! First timers too! An onsen tour surrounded by nature, relax your mind and body.
Take a bus to the mountain ranges of Okuhida in Takayama City, Gifu prefecture. One of the most prominent onsen areas in Japan, there are many public open-air baths that can be visited easily.
Catch a bus that runs every hour to visit three onsens, Hirayu, Tochio and Shinhotaka in one day! Each have very different water quality and scenery. Compare all three! You’ll feel like an onsen guru!
If it’s your first visit to an onsen your guide will explain to you the bathing steps.
The two storey ropeway is also a highlight! Enjoy the magnificent view from the clouds, an altitude of 2000m!
* Duration: 8 to 9 hours
* Starts: 高山市, Japan
* Trip Category: Outdoor Activities >> Nature & Wildlife




Calling all onsen lovers! First timers too! An onsen tour surrounded by nature, relax your mind and body.
Take a bus to the mountain ranges of Okuhida in Takayama City, Gifu prefecture. One of the most prominent onsen areas in Japan, there are many public open-air baths that can be visited easily.
Catch a bus that runs every hour to visit three onsens, Hirayu, Tochio and Shinhotaka in one day! Each have very different water quality and scenery. Compare all three! You’ll feel like an onsen guru!
If it’s your first visit to an onsen your guide will explain to you the bathing steps.
The two storey ropeway is also a highlight! Enjoy the magnificent view from the clouds, an altitude of 2000m!

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Hirayu Fall, 768-47 Okuhida Onsen Gohirayu, Takayama 506-1433 Gifu Prefecture

First visit a typical waterfall in the Hida region. Hirayu Great Falls has a height of 64m and a width of 6 meters, it has been selected as one of the top 100 waterfalls in Japan.The clear water from the waterfall and mossy old trees are spreading along. See and hear nature for yourself.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Hirayu no Yu, Hirayu Folk Museum, 27-3 Okuhida Onsengo Hirayu, Takayama 506-1433 Gifu Prefecture

Enter the first onsen of the trip! There are about 40 springs and well in Hirayu Onsen. There are over 130 years of hot spring water in comparison to a household bathtub. There is a legend of an exhausted samurai being led by a monkey to this hot spring.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Tochio Onsen, Okuhida Onsengo Hitoegane, Takayama 506-1432 Gifu Prefecture

The next onsen is an open-air outdoor bath. This is a shared open bath on the riverside of Kamata river. It is not surrounded by fences like ordinary onsens. This maybe the only onsen where you can see both the mountain and river from the onsen.

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Shinhotaka Ropeway, 710-58 Okuhida Onsengō Kansaka, Takayama, Gifu 506-1421, Japan

In just 30 minutes you will be 2000m high. As you make your way to the top of the mountain, your view of the village will get smaller and smaller whilst your view of the nature will expand. There is restaurant where you try Hida specialties.

Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes

Stop At: Nakazaki Sanso Okuhida no Yu, 710 Kansaka, Okuhidaonsengo, Takayama 506-1421 Gifu Prefecture

End your trip with an onsen. Let’s experience the Japanese onsen culture, drink spring water and experience saunas. By now, you will be an onsen guru!

Duration: 30 minutes