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Unique bar-hopping tour

(25) Reviews

Do you like to drink alcohol? Are you curious about Japanese unique bars which you can't find any other countries? Why don't you join my unique bar-hopping tour? There are two types of bars. One is small old bars, but feel comfortable and nostalgy of 50's. You can have a conversation with the loca... read more

by Michiko
4h $ 107 up to 5 people

Tokyo stroll with fine dining, shopping, and exciting culture

(38) Reviews

We'll stroll around the most attractive spots in Tokyo: Tsukiji, Hama-rikyu Gardens, Asakusa and Ginza. You can enjoy Japanese delicacies from Japanese sweets to high quality dining, such as sukiyaki, tempura, eel dish or sushi. You will also feel the color of Tokyo while going down the river by wa... read more

8h $ 276 up to 6 people

Shizuoka Tea Tour - to know everything about tea in the largest plantation area!

(8) Reviews

Shizuoka is the No. 1 Tea producer in Japan. We will visit two tea-related facilities on this tour. They are located in Makinohara plateau, the largest tea plantation area in Japan. At Grinpia Makinohara, there are several activities that can be done. You can try tea picking in the tea fields... read more

by Hiroyo
6h $ 258 up to 8 people

Blessings of Mt. Fuji(Shrine, Sake Brewery & Green tea field)

(8) Reviews

Mt. Fuji is well known across the world. It is the highest mountain in Japan and was designated as a World cultural heritage site in 2013. You can enjoy the mountain not only by climbing it, but by visiting places around the mountain. In this tour, we’ll visit Fujinomiya Sengen shrine where w... read more

by Hiroyo
6h $ 258 up to 8 people

Osaka Minami Gastronomic world (Kuromon Market, Dotombori)

(44) Reviews

I can assure you that you can enjoy Osaka Minami Tour. First I take you to Namba Yasaka Shrine. Whatever you say, the most eye-catching thing at Yasaka Shrine in Osaka is a Giant Emaden in the shape of lion mask. I'm sure It's well worth seeing. Next I take you to the gastronomic world of Os... read more

by Hideo
8h $ 267 up to 30 people

Finding historical assets and try fresh sea food snacks in Otaru city

(8) Reviews

If you have a chance to visit Hokkaido, Otaru is a must to visit. Otaru has a long history. It served as one of the main ports of Hokkaido. As a main port, Otaru city had been developed as a international city. During this tour, you can see Japanese and Western mixed historical buildings at cana... read more

by Yuichi
8h $ 223 up to 8 people

Dotonbori Foodie Three hour Tour

(8) Reviews

The Osaka city is culturally divided in two areas, namely north side and south side of the region. The southern side of the region reminds people of fresh food and comedy theaters and culture of a long tradition. By joining the tour you can enjoy the old Asian Tastes combined with the passionat... read more

3h $ 89 up to 5 people

A small Japanese sake brewery & a cozy Japanese restaurant in Ibaraki

(10) Reviews

One-day trip to a small Japanese sake brewery in Oarai Town, Ibaraki. You can take a mini tour in the brewery, taste and buy sake at the shop, and enjoy lunch with tasty sake in a cozy Japanese restaurant nearby. You will also enjoy a train trip to Ibaraki by a comfortable limited express and a cu... read more

by Nobu
9:30h $ 312 up to 5 people

Central Hiroshima and Okonomiyaki (Local Food) Tour

(10) Reviews

First up, I bring you to Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. Hiroshima is well known as the first city in the world history, that was atomic bombed. You may walk and drop by at many spots built to commemorate those who perished in those days and learn more at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. After tha... read more

4:30h $ 178 up to 5 people

Sake Brewery and Osaka Castle

(7) Reviews

Kobe has been known for one of the best producer of Sake or Japanese rice wine. First we will visit sake museum in kobe where you see a traditional way of sake making through exhibits there. Most of tools displayed in the museum date back to The Taisho Era ( 1912 to 1926 ). In the sake-tasting ar... read more

by Yuko
4:30h $ 134 up to 5 people

Experience Local Food and Drink at Izakaya

Looking for a guide to explore local food and drink? You came to the right place! In addition to being an English & Spanish guide, I am a certified Wine Sommelier and knowledgeable about Japanese Sake. I can take you to traditional Japanese Izakaya style restaurants where you can enjoy variety of J... read more

4h $ 107 up to 4 people

Eating and drinking tour at Tsukiji

(3) Reviews

Tsukiji fish market is called big kitchen in Japan. In the market, you can taste fresh tuna, oyster, crab, egg omellet ( Japanese style), fish cake, seaweed, Japanese green tea and so on. Please enjoy Tsukiji fish market and don't take too much breakfast at your hotel.Fresh sashimi (raw fish) is wai... read more

by Hiroshi
4:30h $ 116 up to 5 people

Zen food and hiking at Mt. Takao

(3) Reviews

Mt. Takao is located only about an hour away from the center of Tokyo. The mountain boasts not only a natural beauty but also many historical and caltural attractions, such as Yakuoin temple. The temple serves Zen food for visitors. Please enjoy Buddhist vegetarian cuisine for lunch. read more

by Hiroshi
6h $ 151 up to 5 people

Experiencing Japanese calligraphy and tea ceremony at a private house

(20) Reviews

Would you like to write Japanese characters and alphabet with brush and Indian ink? That's Japanese calligraphy, the traditional art. Works of calligraphy are admired for the accurate composition of their characters but also for the way the brush is handled in their creation, the shading of the ink,... read more

by Toshiyo
2h $ 45 per person

2 hours- Japanese Culture Experience / Sushi Lesson

(75) Reviews

In this course, you can enjoy learning how to make three different kinds of sushi. We will make sushi rolls, Nigiri zushi (hand shaped sushi) and Gunkan maki (Ship shaped sushi). After making your own sushi, it's time for eating your own sushi! We'll start from making the sushi vinegar and the sus... read more

by Yukiko
2h $ 78 per person

Enjoy beautiful sunset in Kushiro and enjoy local specialties at traditional Lobata-style restaurant

(8) Reviews

This tour starts from seeing one of the best sunset in the world from Nusamai bridge. After enjoying view, we go down to the Suehiro district where locals and fishers enjoy their meal and drinking. I will guide you to one of local "Lobata" style restaurant and introduce you some traditional Japan... read more

by Yuichi
4h $ 134 up to 6 people

Tastes of off-the-beaten Kyoto: from farm to daily kitchen

(1) Reviews

Starting from visiting Kyoto’s kitchen, Nishiki Food Market, we will travel to off-the-beaten rural farms providing ingredients to citizens in Kyoto, and learn cultivation of vegetables and experience home-style cooking at a local house in Ohara. read more

by Chisato
8h $ 116 per person

Traditional knowledge of plant medicine and fermented foods in Nara

(1) Reviews

This trip is completely off-the-beaten path from Kyoto or Nara, which takes you to another part of modern Japan. In rural area, wisdom to live with nature is still well preserved, and this trip is to discover Japanese traditional knowledge of plant medicine and fermentation. Uda city, known as a his... read more

by Chisato
8h $ 223 up to 6 people

Cycling and cooking experience in the ancient town of Uda

(1) Reviews

Nara, the ancient capital has been slowly preserved its cultural roots and tradition. Cycling through the Yamato Plateau, and learning cooking from local villagers of the Yamato Plateau, and learning cooking from local villagers offer you a great experience to feel locality closer to Japanese daily ... read more

by Chisato
6h $ 71 per person

See hot spring monkeys and eat sukiyaki in Hakodate

(4) Reviews

Hakodate is the southern tip of Hokkaido and started developing earlier than Sapporo in the mid 19th century. In this tour, you first head for Hakodate Tropical Botanical Garden, where you can see various kinds of tropical flowers and trees such as Bougainvillea, Hibiscus, Angel Trumpet and differe... read more

4h $ 142 up to 8 people

Zen Garden and Tea Ceremony

Visit zen gardens and a tea ceremony room in a temple of east Kamakura. You also can see several Buddhist statues. read more

by TJtours
3h $ 129 up to 4 people

Sake Tasting Tour

Do you like Sake? Sake is a rice wine. Sweet, dry, cold, hot, Japanese sake has many different faces! We can go to a Japanese style pub and enjoy many kinds of sake with lots of unique Japanese dishes after exploring the Asakusa temple town which is the number one tourist site for foreign people. ... read more

by Masa
3h $ 267 up to 3 people

Find and enjoy your favorite Japanese food

"Savoring Japanese food " equals " Enjoying taste of materials" less seasoned,less cooked, without detracting nature of the materials. I will take you to the many places with full of enchanting Japanese food, and show you how they keep UMAMI. Try a lot of sample food and make your best cho... read more

by Noriko
6h $ 178 up to 10 people

Osaka food tour

(32) Reviews

The city of Osaka is called " KUIDAORE", which means the Osaka people spend their money on food, while the people of Kyoto spend their money on kimonos. I'm sure you'll enjoy this food culture tour in Osaka. Why don't you enjoy cup noodle making, takoyaki making that you can have for lunch, or food... read more

by Tomoko
8h $ 267 up to 10 people

Walking tour along Nishiki food street and Teramachi shopping street

(32) Reviews

One of my visitors from abroad said to me, " If you want to know the culture of the country, tasting and learning about the food is the best way". Nishiki food market is called the kitchen of Kyoto's citizens. Walking through the market with a guide, having the food explained and trying samples ... read more

by Tomoko
4h $ 71 per person

Explore the Tsukiji "the Kitchen of Tokyo"market and Yanesen with a food specialist

(8) Reviews

I have been worked as a writer specializing in food & wine and long-term resident of Yanesen, very popular for its old-time atmosphere. Please join the unique tour of combination with "Kitchen of Tokyo" and back streets of Yanesen ! In the morning, we will walk the world biggest wholesaler market,... read more

by Junko
8h $ 267 up to 5 people

Izu Experience-"Wasabi field" ,Great nature and Sushi

(2) Reviews

This tour gives you a lot of surprises and new experiences you can just do in Izu! Start from Shuzenji station, we go through a way of the among mountains in Naka Izu to visit one of the wasabi field .With its pure water and unspoiled natural surroundings, this area produces one of the best Wasab... read more

by Hiroko
4h $ 223 up to 5 people

Strawberry picking tour in Osaka from January to mid-May

(6) Reviews

The picking strawberry is one of the harbingers of the height of spring in Japan. Since we have sweet and safe strawberries to eat there, visitors from abroad to the country are willing to rush to the farm. Harvest Hill, located at Sakai City in 30 minutes' ride south of Osaka city, is an agricul... read more

8h $ 516 up to 6 people

Tsukiji fish market tour

(1) Reviews

The market areas are composed of two areas, inner market and outer market. We'll visit both safely, following the rules in Tsukiji. You can learn history, feel and see how people are working in Tsukiji, walk narrow streets without getting lost, enjoy eating and shopping. read more

by Maki
3h $ 62 per person

Pick-your-own grapes (during the harvest season) in Kobe Half-day Tour by Toshiko (Tracy)

There's more to Kobe than the urban core. Let's enjoy picking grapes at a farm in the suburbs of Kobe! read more

by Toshiko
4h $ 134 up to 4 people

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