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Flavors of Japan Tour with Wagashi Experience

3h $ 121 per person

Highlights

  • Explore Nihonbashi area on this 3 -hour tour of flavors and food of Japan
  • Understand what makes Japanese food unique and exquisitely delicious
  • Visit a regional food store and try some local delicacies
  • Visit 8 food stops showing the different flavors and regions and traditions of Japanese cuisine and tea.
  • Food samplings include Dashi (soup stock), Regional snacks, Egg roll (Tamagoyaki), Fish cakes from Kagoshima, eel sushi, wagashi and green teas.
  • See a traditional stationary shop with 100 years of history
  • Visit Japan’s oldest and most expensive fruit shop
  • Have a delicious meal for lunch with choices of Soba,Tempura and Sashimi Set, Grilled Fish, Chicken Sukiyaki
  • Enjoy an authentic Wagashi Experience with a Wagashi master
  • End with a unique and lovely tea tasting of seasonal and artisanal green and black teas at a one-of-a-kind shop. Not like any other tea shop in Japan!
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121.04 USD

FREE cancellation 1 day prior

Overview

Understand what makes Japanese food unique and exquisitely delicious.
Experience some of Japan’s most amazing flavors and develop a deeper understanding of why Japanese cuisine is so exquisite and unique. Learn about the food from the different regions of Japan, the process of how to make them and why they come from those areas.

What to Expect

On this tour you will visit 7 shops, each representing the different regions of Japan. Your experience will include samplings of Dashi (Japanese soup stock), Tamagoyaki, (egg roll), Anago (salt water eel), Kamaboko (fish cake) Katsuoboshi (fish flakes), satsumaimo (sweet fried potatoes) and Wagashi (Japanese dessert). You will enjoy exploring a special regional food shop. And taste some amazing green teas from an innovative and yet traditional shop!

You will enjoy lunch with choice of Soba,Tempura and Sashimi Set, Grilled Fish, Chicken Sukiyaki at a very serene, authentic place.

Next you will enjoy an authentic Japanese “must do” activity, Wagashi experience. Enjoy an authentic experience with a Wagashi master that will make an intricately hand crafted dessert in front of you. Wagashi are traditional Japanese cakes also known as “art of the five senses.” These desserts offer layer-upon-layer of enjoyment ith their beautiful design, delicate sweetness and pleasant taste,. This will be served with very high quality Matcha.

Our final stop will be in an innovative and amazing green tea shop. We will have the change to taste seasonal teas and even bring some wonderful tea souvenirs home with you– if you choose.

This tour is great for guests who prefer a little less walking and will also be good on days with inclement weather. Perfect if you want a relaxed pace for your food experience. If you want an overview course about the cuisine of Japan this is the tour for you!

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Highlights

  • Explore Nihonbashi area on this 3 -hour tour of flavors and food of Japan
  • Understand what makes Japanese food unique and exquisitely delicious
  • Visit a regional food store and try some local delicacies
  • Visit 8 food stops showing the different flavors and regions and traditions of Japanese cuisine and tea.
  • Food samplings include Dashi (soup stock), Regional snacks, Egg roll (Tamagoyaki), Fish cakes from Kagoshima, eel sushi, wagashi and green teas.
  • See a traditional stationary shop with 100 years of history
  • Visit Japan’s oldest and most expensive fruit shop
  • Have a delicious meal for lunch with choices of Soba,Tempura and Sashimi Set, Grilled Fish, Chicken Sukiyaki
  • Enjoy an authentic Wagashi Experience with a Wagashi master
  • End with a unique and lovely tea tasting of seasonal and artisanal green and black teas at a one-of-a-kind shop. Not like any other tea shop in Japan!

Important

Upon booking, kindly let us know which lunch menu you’d like to have:
1. Grilled Fish
2. Chicken Sukiyaki
3. Sushi-Soba-Tempura

Tour Schedule:
Mon. – Fri.
Meeting Time Frame 09:45 – 10:00 am
Start Time 10:00am
End Time 1:00 pm

Meeting Location
The meeting point is in front of Starbucks close to the famous Nihonbashi Bridge. (make sure you come to the one closest to the bridge as there are others in the area)
The nearest stations are Mitsukoshimae Station which is just under the COREDO buildings. You can either use Ginza Line or Hanzomon Line to get there. Once you get to the Mitsukoshimae Station. Please follow guidance to Nihonbashi Bridge
Or Nihonbashi Station on the other side of the bridge. about 8 mins walk.
You can copy and paste this to Google Maps:
1 Chome-7-1 Nihonbashimuromachi, Chūō-ku, Tōkyō-to 103-0022

We have a strict policy about starting our tours on time. This is to project the enjoyment of all our guests and restaurant partners. We are sorry to say that if you are not able to arrive at the meeting point by the departure time, the tour will start regardless and no refund will be provided. We are also unable to accommodate meeting up in any of the food stops once you’ve missed the start of the tour. read more

What‘s included
Tour Details
ONE DRINK INCLUDED
8 FOOD STOPS
GOOD FOR ALL WEATHER
WALKING LEVEL LIGHT
FAMILY FRIENDLY (STROLLERS OK)
REGIONAL FOOD TASTING
SHOPPING TIME
What‘s not included
Hotel Pick-up and Drop off
Gratuities
Meeting Point
The meeting point is in front of Starbucks close to the famous Nihonbashi Bridge. (make sure you come to the one closest to the bridge as there are others in the area)
Ending Point
Duration
3 hours
Starting time
10:00 AM
Number of people
up to 10 people

Frequently Asked Questions

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel on the meeting date , there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel 1 day prior to the meeting date , there is a 20% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 15 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.

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