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BEER, CHOCOLATE, WHISKEY, SAKE AND TEA CEREMONY (Lunch, Dinner & Trans inc)

by Richard
(47) Reviews
9h $ 450 per person

Highlights

  • Pick up at Shin Osaka Station
  • Private Car to the Asahi Brewery, take tour of factory, try 3 delicious beers
  • Head to the famous Meiji Chocolate Factory, take a tour and then try some tasty chocolates
  • Lunch in a delicious Japanese restaurant
  • We Then head to the Yamazaki Whiskey Brewery where we will tour the museum and taste a few of the 30 varieties of sake they have for us there.
  • We then head to Fushimi in Kyoto and hit up a couple of Sake Breweries that use the delicious water from the aquifer that sits right under their feet. The water is so good, you’ll see locals filling up containers at the local well.
  • We are then off to a 300 year-old former Samurai Residence for a Tea Ceremony and a dinner of Healing Herbal Cuisine, Kaiseki Style.
  • You are then offered a whiskey or sake to end the evening, then I will ensure you get back to Kyoto station with a train pass back to Osaka.
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Overview

This tour will take you on a special journey of Japan tastes. Asahi and Yamazaki were established right here in Osaka. We will visit both of these places and try their delicious products, we will also hit a chocolate factory, sake breweries, have a Tea Ceremony in a 300 yr-old former Samurai Residence and have a Healing Herbal Dinner that will blow your mind, topping it off with a whiskey or sake.

What to Expect

This private journey of Beer, Chocolate, Whiskey, Sake, Japanese Food (Lunch & Dinner included) and Japanese Tea will blow your mind. I will take no more than four people at a time (minimum two) so that we can enjoy each place privately.

Private car included, no trains or taxis involved. Awesome Japanese Lunch and a special Japanese-style Herbal dinner, Kaiseki-style, will blow your mind.

Richard will fill you in on Japanese culture, mannerisms and history for the places we visit.

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Highlights

  • Pick up at Shin Osaka Station
  • Private Car to the Asahi Brewery, take tour of factory, try 3 delicious beers
  • Head to the famous Meiji Chocolate Factory, take a tour and then try some tasty chocolates
  • Lunch in a delicious Japanese restaurant
  • We Then head to the Yamazaki Whiskey Brewery where we will tour the museum and taste a few of the 30 varieties of sake they have for us there.
  • We then head to Fushimi in Kyoto and hit up a couple of Sake Breweries that use the delicious water from the aquifer that sits right under their feet. The water is so good, you’ll see locals filling up containers at the local well.
  • We are then off to a 300 year-old former Samurai Residence for a Tea Ceremony and a dinner of Healing Herbal Cuisine, Kaiseki Style.
  • You are then offered a whiskey or sake to end the evening, then I will ensure you get back to Kyoto station with a train pass back to Osaka.

Important

If you do not see the tour you are looking for or want to add or subtract something, let me know what you want to do and where you want to go and I will ensure I put together an itinerary that fits your needs and blows your mind. Welcome!!!

You must be able to handle your liquor. I know that people will book this tour will be happy people. The price is set to handle all travel expenses, entrance and tour fees, driver and car fees, food and beverage. You pay for NOTHING else on this tour, it is ALL INCLUSIVE.

We have about 30 minutes between each stop so there will be plenty of water on board.

What‘s included
ALL INCLUSIVE, Guide Fee, car, tolls, all entrance fees to each stop, lunch, dinner, tea ceremony. To do this by yourself will cost you ¥20000 per person just for the food and beverage and entrance fees, not including trans, tolls, and the other things along the way. A Private Car would be ¥55000 for the day anywhere else with no Guide.

NOTE: This tour must be booked a minimum of two (02) weeks out in order for all reservations and preparations to be made.
What‘s not included
ALL INCLUSIVE
Meeting Point
Shin Osaka Station, Central Gate, First floor by the big iron train wheels
Ending Point
Kyoto Station JR LINE entrance
Duration
9 hours
Starting time
09:00 AM
Number of people
up to 4 people

Frequently Asked Questions

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 ( 47 )
Susan Susan Canada ( Couple )
Excellent
5 days ago

“ A Day to Remember ”

What can we say, Richard is truly unique and not to be forgotten! We chose Richard as we were most intrigued by a non-Japanese living in Japan for a number of years who has fully embraced the Japanese way of life with passion and respect. We chose Richard for a day trip from Kyoto to Osaka and he did not disappoint! We wanted to experience Osaka not only for its usual exciting sites that all visitors want to see, but for its wide variation of foods and local cultures that foreign visitors would not think to experience. Richard treated us to all of these things (and then some) and left us with the feeling that we truly “stepped into Osaka” if only for a brief period of time. We loved our time with him and would highly recommend Richard for any type of experience you might be seeking in ... read more

Rodrigo Rodrigo Brazil ( Family with kids )
Excellent
2 weeks ago

“ Fluent English + Knowledge of Japanese History ”

We had a great time with Richard seeing temples, bamboo forest, shopping areas and restaurants. He was very flexible to help us in many ways. Had a very clear English and good knowledge about Japanese history and culture (is married to Japanese woman, only uses Japanese clothes). We hired him with only 2 days-notice, so some of our intentions could not be included in the tour because of lack of interactions. We are referring him to other friends from Brazil. I think the TripleLights app has a lot to improve, conversation could be more friendly (requires many clicks to allow chatting), new messages are harder to be noticed (vs in ******* with a dedicated communication group), some of my messages were lost before I could send them. ******* is way better.

Jane Jane United States ( Couple )
Excellent
3 weeks ago

“ Sake to me, baby! ”

My Fiancé and I were in Osaka on a house hunting trip. We will be moving there shortly. We decided a personal Sake tour would be a great way to get to know some of the local spots and some of the culture around Sake. What a FUN experience. Richard was a great guy, with a in-depth knowledge about Sake and took us to some smaller out of the way establishments to do some tastings. The owners and patrons were so much fun. They made us feel welcomed and shared some of their personal stories, which we would never have experienced on our own. I would highly recommend calling Richard. We will be using him again as we have friends and family come to visit. Thank you Richard.

Richard:

I'm glad you guys had a great time and I look forward to helping your friends have a great time too. If there's anything you need you let me know immediately, do not hesitate!

john John United States ( Couple )
Excellent
1 month ago

“ Smart move! ”

I rarely write reviews but I feel I have to today. My wife and I had such a fun day with Richard, and I think we both feel we made a new friend. You'll hear not only the detailed history of the sites he takes you to, but you'll also get some great stories that make the information fun. It's almost impossible to really figure out on web sites who to choose for a guide, but you'll be safe with Richard for sure! Have fun.

Richard:

Thank you John, you guys were a hoot! I am happy you had a good time and thank you for hanging in there with the area we covered! I will try again upon your return with more sake samples LOL! Please take care and come again! Kind regards, Richard

rebecca Rebecca Australia ( Couple )
Excellent
1 month ago

“ Amazing, entertaining and knowledgeable ”

I can not recommend Richard more, it was a great experience spending the day with him. As it was our first day in Kyoto and Japan he helped us to understand customs and guided us through places we could never had found ourselves.

Richard:

Thank you Rebecca, you are so kind. It was a pleasure spending time with your family and please come again. We will go more local next time!! :) Kind regards, Richard

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