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

by Nobu
(42) Reviews
9:30h $ 380 Price up to 4 people

Highlights

  • Tour in Tsukinoi Sake Brewery
  • Lunch at a fresh sea food Japanese restaurant
  • Trip by a comfortable limited express and a cute local train

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380.38 USD

Price up to 4 people
FREE cancelation 30 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra hour.
$ 40.04
Extra person.
$ 43.23

Overview

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 cute local train.

What to Expect

- Take a tour in a Japanese sake brewery (about 1.5 hours including tasting and shopping)
- Learn how to brew Japanese sake
- Taste several sake at the shop next to the brewery
- Enjoy delicious lunch with tasty sake in a good Japanese restaurant near the brewery
- Take a comfortable limited express and a cute local train (about 2 hours from Ueno Station, Tokyo)

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Highlights

  • Tour in Tsukinoi Sake Brewery
  • Lunch at a fresh sea food Japanese restaurant
  • Trip by a comfortable limited express and a cute local train

Important

I can guide you in Tohoku District including Akita, Aomori, Iwate, Fukushima, Miyagi and Yamagata only if you could bear my transportation fee of 8,000Yen. (Sorry, but I usually live in Chiba.)
For Kanto District including Chiba, Hakone, Ibaraki, Kamakura, Kanagawa, Mt. Fuji, Narita, Nikko, Saitama, Tochigi, Tokyo and Yokohama, the pick up fee is 3,000Yen.
If you would like me to guide you in any other area, please feel free to contact me.

The best time to visit is in the winter (November-March), because this is the season when sake is brewed.

What‘s included
guide fee, hotel pick-up in Tokyo area
What‘s not included
Transportation fee (you and guide), lunch, entrance fee if needed (you and guide)
Depart From
Ibaraki , Tokyo
Meeting Point
At your hotel
Ending Point
at your hotel or a station in Tokyo area
Duration
9:30 hours
Starting time
07:30 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 4 people   Flexible

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is the transportation fee per person?

Totally 10,000Yen per person in case of not having Japan Rail Pass (you and guide)
Train fee: Approximately 9,000Yen (4,500Yen x 2) including limited express fee
*If you have Japan Rail Pass, the train fee should be 640Yen (320Yen x 2)
Taxi fee: Approximately 1000Yen x 2

How much is the charge for lunch?

From about 1,000Yen up to 10,000Yen or more, excluding Japanese sake. (You can order from various kinds of rice balls, sushi sets, full courses or faborite plates, whichever you like)
Sake will be from 450Yen to 1,500Yen per 180ml depending on breweries and methods.

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel in the first 14 day(s) before the meeting date ,there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel between 15 and 29 day(s) in advance of the meeting date ,there is a 50% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 30 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
Reviews ( 42 )
Hiyasmin Ledi Hiyasmin Philippines
Very Good
2 weeks ago

“ Great tour to Mt Fuji ”

Great tour to Mt Fuji even on a busy holiday. We had a fun time and saw a lot of sights in a short time. We all enjoyed it.

Nobu:

Thank you very much for your review. Unfortunately Jan 2 is one of the busiest days in Japan, so we faced a long queue and a heavy trafic jam. Even so, it is my great pleasure to know that you enjoyed beautiful Mt. Fuji and other sceneries. Thank you again for spending your time with me. Nobu

Cheryl Cheryl Singapore ( Family with kids )
Very Good
2 weeks ago

“ Very dedicated, patient and informed guide that plans ahead ”

We are very happy to have Nobu as our guide during the hectic Christmas and New Year season. We approached Nobu to do a 1 day Fuji tour and 1 day City tour that is catered to our family with 2 young boys ( 4 yo and 21month old). He is on the ball when it comes to replying to our many enquiries as we were extra cautious when we bring our 2 boys. He gave us various options as well as costings quickly which make it easier for our decision making and budgeting during the peak season. During the trip, he was very friendly and help to entertain our little ones here and there when we need to attend to something i.e. we were given pockets of opportunities to buy and gobble down some nice Sashimi in the overly crowded Tsukiji market while Nobu kindly tend to them; My boy vomitted on myself ... read more

Nobu:

Thank you very much for your review, Cheryl. I really enjoyed being with you and your family for the 2 days! I actually had the itinerary for each day, but I did not show it to you because I thought it would be changed from time to time. I should have shown it to you in any Event. I am Looking Forward to meeting you, your husband and your boys again in the future! Nobu

Lilian Lilian Philippines ( Family with kids )
Excellent
3 weeks ago

“ Mount Fuji ”

Nobu was a great guide. He designed our tour according to my request. He speaks good english and very accommodating. He brought us to the beautiful places in Fuji. I highly recommend him.

Nobu:

Thank you very much for your review, Lilian. I feel happy if you and your family enjoyed beautiful Mt. Fuji. Thank you again for spending your time with me. Nobu

Dante Dante Philippines ( Family )
Very Good
3 weeks ago

“ Very Accommodating ”

We booked Nobu for 1 day Mt Fuji Tour. We were group of eleven. He was very nice and accommodating but we got little information from him. We expected more.

Nobu:

Thank you very much for your review, Dante. I feel sorry for not giving enough information for you. I will improve my guide skills especially what you pointed out. Thank you again for your frank comments which are very useful for me. Nobu

David David Singapore ( Family with kids )
Excellent
1 month ago

“ Customized Mt Fuji tour ”

Had one week to organize a rather last minute customized tour to Mt Fuji area and chanced upon Nobu. Nobu was very responsive and helped to secure the appropriate transport for my party of 6, including children as well as a organize a flexible itinerary to suit what we had wanted to see combined with recommendations from his experience. The tour went well, thanks to Nobu, who not only answered all our questions but managed the schedule well so much so that we did all the key activities (was an ambitious list) we had set out to do so in the 10 hours together. Recommended if you are looking for a fuss free friendly guide around Mt Fuji! Thanks again Nobu.

Nobu:

Thank you very much for your review, David. It is my great pleasure if you and your family enjoyed the tour with me. It was also nice that we could see beautiful Mt. Fuji from various view spots such as the 5th station of Mt. Fuji, Mt. Kachikachiyama, Oishi Park, Oshino Hakkai Springs, etc. Thank you again for being with me! Nobu