Meitetsu Kanko Bus

Meitetsu Kanko Bus for sightseeing buses departing from Aichi, Gifu and Mie Prefectures

“Chūbu Region Overview”

“Chūbu Region Overview”

The Center of Japan – Introduction of Chûbu Region

The headquarters of Meitetsu Kanko Bus are located in Nagoya city, Aichi prefecture in Chûbu region, which is in the center of Japan.
Since we are located in the center of the islands of Japan, we have a geographical advantage. We have easy access to anywhere, including Tokyo in the east, Osaka and Kyoto in the west, and Kanazawa and Takayama in the north. It takes about three hours to Kyoto, four hours to Osaka, and five hours to Tokyo on the bus.
Chûbu region is full of attractions for traveling, which are magnificent nature that changes its color every season and hot springs, charming historical streets, the history and culture that have passed on the spirit of “Monodukuri (Art of Design and Manufacturing)” and very original local foods.

Chartered Bus - Sample Tour Route

If you are going on a trip as a group, transporting on a chartered bus is very convenient as you can visit multiple sightseeing spots efficiently.
Here is a sample tour route using a chartered bus, which enables you to fully enjoy the charm of the Chûbu region!

Touching! Meet the charm of the Chûbu region! Sample plan of 5-day(4nights) tour on chartered bus
Touching! Meet the charm of the Chûbu region! Sample plan of 5-day(4nights) tour on chartered bus ①Kurobe Dam ②Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go ③Takayama
①Kurobe Dam ②Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go ③Takayama
④Okuhida Hot-Spring Resort ⑤Shinhotaka Ropeway ⑥Kamikôch
④Okuhida Hot-Spring Resort ⑤Shinhotaka Ropeway ⑥Kamikôch
Day’s Schedule Journey Meals
Day 1 (By airplane from various locations →) Toyama Airport →Summer: ① Kurobe Dam, Winter: Play in the Snow → Toyama (stay)

Dinner
Day 2 Toyama → ② [World Heritage] Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go (walking tour)③Takayama-City, old & charming streets (walking tour)④Okuhida Hot-Spring Resort (stay) Breakfast
lunch
dinner
Day 3 Okuhida Hot-Spring Resort → ⑤Shinhotaka Ropeway → Summer:⑥ Kamikôch、winter:Gunjô Hachiman → Gero Hot-Spring Resort (foot bath, stay) Breakfast
lunch
dinner
Day 4 Gero Hot-Spring Resort → Nagoya city walking tour (Ōsu Kannon • TV tour • Tokugawa Art Museum etc.) → Nagoya (stay) Breakfast
lunch
dinner
Day 5 Nagoya → Nagoya Castle Tour → Meitetsu Department Store Duty-Free Shopping
→ Chûbu International Airport (Back to your origin by air)
Breakfast

Recommended Local Dish in Nagoya “Nagoya Meshi (Meal)”
Hitsumabushi Chopped broiled eel with teriyaki sauce on rice served in a small wooden tub. You’ll have three ways (?!) to enjoy this dish.
Miso Nikomi Udon Great match of thick red miso soup and thick solid noodles! Served in an earthenware pot for each person.
Ankake Spaghetti An addictive fried thick spaghetti with thick starchy hot and spicy sauce.
Kishimen This flat noodle is impressive! Boiled noodles in hot soup with ingredients sprinkled with chopped green onions and shaved bonito flakes.
Hitsumabushi Miso Nikomi Udon Ankake Spaghetti Kishimen

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