Virtual tour Takashima

Do you plan to go on a trip ?

Have you decided the destination ?

With this virtual tour, on ZOOM, you'll discover a confidential and picturesque Japanese countryside, Takashima. From your home, you'll enjoy this place off the beaten track, surrounded by nature and near the largest lake of Japan, the Lake Biwa.

Local guides of ABLE TAKASHIMA makes you discover their town, hoping that it will be part of your travel destinations after this virtual visitapplication form

On the program :

- presentation of some of the places to visit in Takashima and its local products,

- history, culture, Japanese music,

- useful information,

with photos, videos and demonstrations, in a friendly atmosphere.

Our virtual tour is open to everyone, whether or not you are planning to come to Japan. Takashima is a city off the beaten track but easily accessible from Kyoto, Osaka and Kansai International Airport. Countryside, mountains, lake, rivers, you can enjoy a lot of outdoor activities.

Cycling in the Alley of dawn redwood (metasekoia) or around the lake, hiking in the mountains, visiting the terraced rice-fields, discovering local gastronomy and crafts (fans, candles, chijimi fabrics, calligraphy brushes) and so on. Takashima is full of new experiences. 

Discover its charms with our virtual guided tour!


Virtual tour of Takashima

Price: 1,393 yen including commission and exchange fees (up to 2 people)

           + 560 yen / per. from the 3rd person including commission and exchange fees

(Payment is made by PayPal.)

Language: English or French 

(For a tour in French, click here.)

Tour time: 55 minutes (45 to 50 minutes of virtual visit + 5 to 10 minutes of free discussion)

Tour available hours: from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Tokyo time

(The last visit starts at 6 p.m.

 Tour in French is available from 3 to 8 p.m., Tokyo time)

Contact: application form. Inform us of your requesting date and time at least 3 days before.

We will reply to you regarding our availability by email and inform you of our PayPal address to which we ask you to kindly send your fee before the day of the virtual visit.

Please pay the commission and currency exchange fees at your expenses so that the amount collected is 1,300 yen for us.

You may be grouped with other people. If you prefer a private visit (for your family, a group of friends ...), please contact us in advance for a quote.

Notes and advice

Please install the latest version of ZOOM on your computer.

Please make sure your name on the screen is the same as the one on your application form.

Please be on mute during the virtual tour to avoid interference. 

 (Unmute when needed; ask questions or answer quizzes.)

You can take screenshots during the virtual tour to post and talk about it on your social account (facebook, twitter, Instagram ...). Thank you for sharing around you broadly. Video and partial or total downloading of our visit is prohibited. Thank you for your cooperation.

We would be glad to see you soon in our virtual tour.

Tadashi, Ayako and Hatsumi


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