Our most recommended things to do in Nagoya

Japan: eSim Mobile Data Plan

Japan: eSim Mobile Data Plan

Make your trip to Japan hassle-free with your convenient eSIM. Stay connected on your travels with high-speed coverage in Japan. Purchase and install your eSIM anytime and anywhere, and choose from a variety of data packages, validity options, and coverage in additional countries. Simply scan the eSIM QR code to access all your essential apps on your trip. Avoid the trouble of managing multiple SIMs with this zero-waste solution. Get one eSIM per device and top up by simply buying and activating additional eSIM plans as you go. Once activated, your coverage will begin according to your selected duration. Most devices released after 2019 are compatible with eSIM (e.g. iPhone XR, XS of models beyond, Google Pixel 4 and beyond). If you are unsure, please check the compatibility guideline photo to confirm eligibility. If you cannot connect to the internet after install this eSIM, please follow the Self Help Troubleshooting Guide in your GYG voucher. Carriers to use: Softbank/au

Nagoya: Shirakawa-go Village and Takayama UNESCO 1-Day Trip

Nagoya: Shirakawa-go Village and Takayama UNESCO 1-Day Trip

Discover the mountainous city of Takayama and the village of Shiragawa-go, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on this full-day trip from Nagoya. Explore the markets and try local specialties in Takayama, then admire the picturesque landscapes in Shiragawa-go. To begin the tour, make your way to the meeting point, meet your guide, and board your transportation. Then, drive to the mountainous Hida region in the Gifu Prefecture to reach the beautifully preserved city of Hida Takayama. Upon arrival, take a walk along Sannomachi Street, taste local delicacies like Hida beef and Takayama ramen, and see the work of local craftsmen. Head to one of the morning markets — Miyagawa Market or Jinya-Mae Market — and get a taste of local life. You will also receive recommendations for the best spots to have lunch (not included). After lunch, head to Gasyomura in Shiragawa-go and take in the scenery of mountains, paddy fields, and trickling rivers. Come to understand why Shiragawa-go is known as the kingdom of forests and streams, and see why the origin of the name Shirokawa-go means "the white river." Head to the Ogimachi Castle Site Observatory to enjoy the beautiful views of Gassho-mura village and Mount Hakusan. Have some time to pop into the Ochiudo cafe, famous for its big dogs, decorative coffee cups, and snacks. Afterward, the tour returns to Nagoya.

Nagoya: Hida Takayama & World Heritage Shirakawa-go Day Tour

Nagoya: Hida Takayama & World Heritage Shirakawa-go Day Tour

Experience Edo-period Japan in the Takayama and in the UNESCO-listed Shirakawa-go village. You will have your lunch at Koshiyama, where you can enjoy the top 3 Japanese beef--Hida Beef, as well as the Oden set. (Exclusive for whom choose the Meal plan) Join the tour from Nagoya VIP Liner Bus Stop and get on the way towards Takayama & Shirakawago aboard a comfortable air-conditioned bus. Upon reaching Takayama, you'll have the opportunity to explore this captivating town, known as the gateway to the Japanese Alps. At your own expense, delve into the charm of Takayama's Sanmachi Suji District, a trio of streets nestled in the heart of the Edo town. These streets boast a delightful array of traditional houses, shops, restaurants, sake breweries, and cafes. The adventure continues to the renowned Shirakawa-go, renowned for its ancient gassho-zukuri (thatched-roof) style houses nestled amidst the mountains. Surrounded by serene rice paddies.Isolated for a significant period, these villages,showcase the unique Gassho-style houses, distinguished by their steeply pitched thatched roofs.  As part of your experience, savor a delectable Japanese-style teppanyaki set lunch at the renowned Koshiyama restaurant in Shirakawa-go. Indulge in the local specialty, 'Hidagyuu' beef, or option for the Oden lunch, both offerings showcasing the authentic flavors of the region. Stopping at the Koshiyama restaurant in Shirakawago for a Japanese-style teppanyaki set lunch made of the local specialty 'Hidagyuu' beef or chose Oden lunch. **In the winter, snowfall may occasionally lead to road closures to Shirakawa-go. In the event of road closures, we will seamlessly transition to a captivating substitute journey, taking you to the picturesque town of Gujo Hachiman, known as the 'Little Kyoto of Gifu.' Immerse yourself in the charm of its historic streets adorned with traditional buildings. Alternative Itinerary 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM: Explore the historic streets of Takayama, featuring the renowned Miyagawa Morning Market, one of Japan's three great morning markets. 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM: Discover the alluring charm of Gujo Hachiman, with its beautiful castle town and pristine waters. Visit either Gujo Hachiman Castle or the Hachiman Exhibition Hall (additional cost for entry). 6:00 PM: Conclude your journey as we return to Nagoya Station. Please note that the actual departure and arrival times may vary based on the day's traffic conditions.

Osaka: Kansai International Airport Wi-Fi Rental

Osaka: Kansai International Airport Wi-Fi Rental

Access the internet anytime, anywhere with 4G LTE mobile WiFi provided by NINJA WiFi. No longer will you have to worry about finding your way without access to maps or missing important updates from friends and family. We have everything covered with our secure, easy to use WiFi routers. You can connect up to 5 devices at once to each router. Whether you are coming to Japan for business and you need to connect multiple phones, computers and/or tablets, to the internet, or are travelling for pleasure with a group of friends or family who all want internet access, we have you covered. Pick up your mobile WiFi router in Kansai International Airport Terminal 1 to start using WiFi immediately. We also offer many ways to return your device, whether it be by dropping it off at any of our counters in major Japanese airports, at our counter in Shinjuku, Tokyo, or shipping it to us from anywhere in Japan. *If you wish to have a different return location than your pick-up location, please contact info@ninjawifi.com as soon as possible. Mobile WiFi is a 21st century necessity that makes travelling much more fun and easy. We offer flexible plans from 5 days to 30 days, so you can choose what suits you best. Add Full Insurance, a Mobile Battery, or a Pocketalk mobile translator to your order once you've put the device in your cart.

Japan: SIM Card with Unlimited Data for 8, 16, or 31 Days

Japan: SIM Card with Unlimited Data for 8, 16, or 31 Days

Being connected to the internet is of great importance in Japan, especially for foreigners. You can use it to navigate the sometimes confusing public transport system, translate unknown words, and simply stay connected with your friends and family. With these convenient SIM cards, you can immediately get an internet connection.  This SIM card has high-speed internet access (4G LTE) and no data limits. It is available for a duration of either 8, 16, or 31 days. It works on the Docomo network, Japan’s biggest network provider. The SIM card connection covers 99% of Japan. It can be adjusted to fit as a nano, micro, or normal SIM card.  If you wish to pick up the SIM at a post office in the airport, please make sure to pick it up during the open hours of the post office. For post office collection, the staff will confirm the name on your passport and then give you the parcel.

Kyoto: Tea Museum Tickets and Matcha Grinding Experience

Kyoto: Tea Museum Tickets and Matcha Grinding Experience

See, learn, and experience tea through various programs at the lush park and the museum of Chazna in the town of tea, Uji. Get an introduction to the rich history and culture of Uji tea in an easy-to-understand manner through touchable exhibits. Head to the History Room where a huge 10-yen coin with the Byodoin Phoenix Hall will welcome you. Learn about the town and its history with digital exhibitions, including a large 4K HDTV digital screen with modernized townscape drawings or "Meisho-zue". Then, make matcha by grinding tea leaves from a tea mill into a powder. Then, under the guidance of a Japanese tea instructor, learn how to brew matcha, and enjoy your creation.

Japan Data eSIM : 0.5GB/Daily to 50GB - 30Days

Japan Data eSIM : 0.5GB/Daily to 50GB - 30Days

Highlights The GYG QR is not the eSIM QR > Please refer to the eSIM QR email that will be send within 6 hours. -Save your valuable time & receive eSIM QRCode within 6 hours. -Scan a QR code to set up eSIM, skip the complicated steps of changing a SIM card -Enjoy high-speed network through local carrier. Purchase Notices -Data plan validity starts immediately when eSIM is installed. -Please make sure your phone is unlocked by your operating carrier and its operating system are compatible with eSIM, failure to do so may result in activation failure, and refunds will not be granted -iOS requires version 12.1 or later; please note that iPhones sold in China do not support eSIM and certain cell phones sold in Hong Kong and Macao do not support eSIM. Japan Unlimited Prepaid Data Roaming eSIM 1. Unlimited Data 0.5GB/1GB/2GB - (thereafter unlimited data on reduced speed of 128 kbps (Messaging Apps), daily reset at 2359PM (+8GMT). 2. Unlimited 5GB/10GB/15GB/20GB/30GB/50GB High-Speed Data (thereafter unlimited data on reduced speed of 256 kbps (Messaging Apps) This eSIM is data only. It does not include a phone number to make phone calls or send SMS messages. Please note that iPhones sold in China do not support eSIM and certain mobile phones sold in Hong Kong and Macao do not support eSIM. If you have any questions, please contact customer service, preferably before booking.

Japan: Unlimited WiFi Rental with Airport Post Office Pickup

Japan: Unlimited WiFi Rental with Airport Post Office Pickup

• Enjoy the convenience of an unlimited portable wi-fi router, charger, and usb cable.  • With your router, connect up to 10 devices at one time and stay fully connected on your trip. • iPhone, iPad, android smartphones, pcs, mac laptops, and other portable consoles are all supported with your pocket wi-fi. • The device enables a hybrid 4g lte high-speed connection with a battery that can last up to 10 hours (usually about 8 hours, depending on usage). • At the end of your trip, use the prepaid envelope included with your order to seamlessly return your pocket Wi-Fi via any Japanese postal box or airport postal box. • Excessive data usage may result in speed restrictions. These speed restrictions are randomly enforced by communication companies to maintain fairness among users. We recommend moderate data usage. Please note that we cannot take responsibility if speed restrictions occur. (Guideline: 10GB/1 day)

From Nagoya: Gujo, Hida Takayama, and Shirakawa-go Day Tour

From Nagoya: Gujo, Hida Takayama, and Shirakawa-go Day Tour

Depart from Nagoya to head to your stop, Gujo Hachiman. Located in the center of Japan in Gifu Prefecture, the streets of Gujo Hachiman have retained an atmosphere unchanged since the Edo period. See the rows of old houses that have been selected as a group of important traditional buildings by the national government. Explore the town known for its waterway that runs past the eaves of the houses. Your second tour stop is Hida Takayama, a castle town from the Edo period. Enjoy local gourmet food and shopping while strolling through the old streets, including traditional Hida handicraft stores and candy stores. The third and final stop of your tour is the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama Gassho-Zukuri. These villages are known for their gassho-zukuri (steep thatched-roofed) houses of various sizes. Admire the building's unique architecture surrounded by stunning mountain landscapes before returning to Nagoya.

Shirakawa-go from Nagoya One Day Bus ticket Oneway/Roundway

Shirakawa-go from Nagoya One Day Bus ticket Oneway/Roundway

On this tour, you can explore the historical and cultural landmarks of Shirakawa-go in just one day. As it is a self-guided tour, you can enjoy meals and sightseeing at your own pace. Immerse yourself in the special charm of Shirakawa-go, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and learn about the history and architecture of its iconic gassho-zukuri houses. Enjoy a hassle-free journey from Nagoya to Shirakawa-go, with non-stop direct bus service. -Roundway Tour schedule- 7:15 AM from Nagoya 11:05 AM at Shirakawa-go Bus Terminal Enjoy leisure time for exploration. 2:15 PM from Shirakawa-go Bus Terminal 6:50 PM in Nagoya -Oneway Tour schedule from Nagoya- 7:15 AM from Nagoya 11:05 AM at Shirakawa-go Bus Terminal Enjoy leisure time for exploration. -Oneway Tour schedule from shirakawa-go- 2:15 PM from Shirakawa-go Bus Terminal 6:50 PM in Nagoya Suggested Self-Guided Itinerary for Shirakawa-go: Stroll through the UNESCO-listed Gassho-style village. Visit the gassho-zukuri that is open to the public [Wada family, Kanda family, Nagase family] Ogimachi Observatory Shirakawa-go Gassho-zukuri Minkaen Stroll around the Gassho-zukuri again Experience the historical charm of either Shirakawa-go's World Heritage site or Hida Takayama's Edo period streets. Travel conveniently with direct non-stop bus service from Nagoya. Enjoy onboard restroom bus for a comfortable journey. No need for redemption! Present your voucher upon boarding for easy access.

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What people are saying about Nagoya

Overall rating

4.3
(72 reviews)

Jane is great! She helps us after the tour with recommendations for the dinner too. She was really professional during the excursion and very funny! We will be back only to see her again! Thank you Jane. Ignacio and Caroline

The trip was very nice. Everything was explained in English and there was a map for both places. There is enough time for the places, of course you can always spend more time there.

Very nice tour of the city, discovery of unusual places, we immersed ourselves in Japanese traditions, very beautiful day, thanks to Yama san who was our guide during this visit

Easy to use and can be used for a long time during the trip. Good connections everywhere, so very suitable for determining routes, etc.

This was a great activity for a wet day! Amazing yo learn Matcha history and preparation of tea for drinking.