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For the love of Sake – Kyoto Sake Brewery Tour

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 11am

  • Duration

    3hrs

  • Start time

    Daily at 11.00am

  • Meeting Point

    Make your way  In front of SoftBank Fushimi  Address:  4-291-1 Ryogaemachi, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto-fu, Japan, 612-8082. So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 20 mins early.

  • Ending Point

    Fushimi Momoyama Station area

Key Highlights

  • Visit Sake breweries and understand the production process
  • Taste different types of sake
  • Enjoy a sumptuous lunch
  • Tour the Sake museum

Overview

Introduction (Overview): Take a sip, and it’s like a gift from the gods! No joke, we’re talking about Japan’s most treasured of drinks. Hot or cold it doesn’t matter, Sake is the best, and you’re in the right place to understand just why. Welcome to a Sake tour, where 400 years of brewing has just about perfected the art of this most sociable of drinks. From the traditional to the modern, you’ll soon get a sense of the areas brewing tradition. Yes, you are going to taste some, but before you do, make sure to grasp the complexities and history of the brewing process. There’s a museum visit for that. Along with the lunch provided, you’ll get your chance to taste the different varieties. And if you like one, well there’s always time for a little shop visit and some souvenirs. There’s only 80 or more to choose from! For sake’s sake, drink and enjoy.


About the Supplier: Arigato Japan loves nothing more than giving you sweet memories of Japan through the joy of food. Their tours take you on a culinary journey to explore and taste local and regional specialities. They also like to show you the places that locals cherish, those off-beaten places which offer foodie experiences that only locals know about. Want to understand Japan, then Arigato Japan will show you.

Note: In case there are any dietary issues, restrictions, food allergies or cross contact (nuts, shellfish - molluscs and crustaceans, ocean/sea fishes, gluten, soy and/or lactose intolerance) that you are concerned about, don’t forget to mention them clearly in our Special Requests section while booking the tour. If this is not enough, you can always give us a call or drop us an email and we will connect with you at the earliest possible. Additionally, please make sure, in scenarios like this, that you try and make the booking along with all your dietary requests as much prior to the tour as possible. We try our best to accommodate all our customers’ health requests to the best of our abilities (after all, health is wealth) but please understand that it might not be possible to accommodate last-minute requests - especially with food, as they require preparations in advance.

Itinerary

  • Ready to drink some Sake? Thought so, you will be in Japan after all. This is a tour that will take on a sake tasting journey. Learn the processes and production techniques, taste the different varieties and savour the surroundings. Well, you are in Kyoto.Beginning in the Fushimi district of Kyoto, your expert guide will take you through the streets of this stunning town to visit various traditional and modern Sake breweries. You’ll get a real sense of the 400-year-old tradition and perhaps learn some of the secrets that help make this area among the top Sake producers. You’ll also see the sake vendors and bars that serve this eloquent drink. Don’t worry you’ll soon be tasting some. At the Gekkeikan Okura museum, you’ll learn the history and see the sake brewery. Then along with lunch and a browse through the shops you’ll be able to taste different varieties, that’s why you’re here right? There’s a reason why sake is so loved. You’re going to find out exactly why. Cheers!

Inclusions

  • Local lunch in a restaurant with different dishes. 
  • Several sake tastings included.
  • Local English speaking guide.
  • Shopping time (well you’ve got to take some home!)

Exclusions

  • Hotel pick up (can be arranged for an additional charge)
  • Tips, oh go on then

Please note

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised activity to reconfirm.

In case there are any dietary issues, restrictions, food allergies or cross contact (nuts, shellfish - molluscs and crustaceans, ocean/sea fishes, gluten, soy and/or lactose intolerance) that you are concerned about, don’t forget to mention them clearly in our Special Requests section while booking the tour. If this is not enough, you can always give us a call or drop us an email and we will connect with you at the earliest possible. Additionally, please make sure, in scenarios like this, that you try and make the booking along with all your dietary requests as much prior to the tour as possible. We try our best to accommodate all our customers’ health requests to the best of our abilities (after all, health is wealth) but please understand that it might not be possible to accommodate last-minute requests - especially with food, as they require preparations in advance.

This activity is adults (and older children) only. Little ones under the age of 20 years will have to sit this one out, we’re afraid.

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