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

by Nobu
(24) Reviews
9:30h $ 315 Price up to 5 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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315.00 USD

Price up to 5 people
FREE cancellation 14 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra hour.
$ 45.00
Extra person.
$ 45.00

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 5 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)
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 at least 14 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
  • If you cancel between 2 and 13 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 20% charge.
  • If you cancel within 1 day prior to the meeting date, there is a 40% charge.
  • If you cancel on the meeting date, there is no refund.

Reviews ( 24 )

Excellent
5 hours ago |   by Michael

“ Great and helpful guide. ”

My family and I had a great time with Nobu. He managed our trip to the Mt.Fuji area well and everything went smoothly. He also tried his best to help us book a taxi to the train station a few days after our trip with him was over which was very nice of him to do.

Excellent
1 week ago |   by Jancee

“ Absolutely amazing ”

Have now spent 1+ 1/2 days with Nobu. He is knowledgeable, flexible and accommodating. His local know how has got us around Tokyo with no fuss and included last minute requests. Could not recommend more highly. Can't wait for Tuesday when we adventure with him again!

Excellent
1 week ago |   by Pamela

“ Did exactly what we requested ”

Sorry for delay...we have been on a cruise ship from Yokohama and have had terrible internet connection. Close to USA now and internet better. Nobu was the best. He listened to us and arranged to take us exactly where we wanted to go and to the places we really wanted to see. It appears many guides will take you only to the "hot spots", but we had several requests that weren't necessarily the most requested. Nobu listened and provided exactly what we wanted in a day of touring Tokyo, which by the way, is an incredible city....well worth a full day or more of exploring. If ever back in Tokyo, I would pick Nobu again over anyone else. Thank you for a day we will never forget....really liked and enjoyed where he took us for lunch...fantastic food.

Excellent
3 weeks ago |   by Lisa

“ Tour organizing skills ”

Nobuhiro sun has great skills on organizing tours, including booking vehicles and arranging restaurants for lunch. He is punctual itself and able to maintain a tour schedule. This is very important when your tour is a shore excursion and your time in the port is limited.

Very Good
1 month ago |   by Peter

“ Very well organized and great person ”

We spent several days with Nobu in multiple cities. Nobu is extremely well organized and was an incredible resource on logistics. He is comfortable to be with and very kind. We enjoyed spending time with him and would absolutely use his services again.

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