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Just a casual evening in Pontocho – Kyoto Food Tour

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 5pm

  • Duration

    3hrs

  • Start time

    Daily at 4:30pm

  • Meeting Point

    Make your way to in front of Pocchiri, a charming souvenir shop on Gion Shijo Dori Address: 605-0073 Kyto-fu, Kyto-shi, Higashiyama-ku, Gionmachi Kitagawa. So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 20 mins early.

  • Ending Point

    Pontocho area

Key Highlights

  • Spend your evening food tasting in Pontocho, Kyoto
  • Stroll through the stunning neighbourhoods of Pontocho and Gion
  • Sample Japanese food and tasty noodles
  • Try the local sake (try not to drink it all!!)

Overview

Like an evening stroll? How about an evening stroll with some tasty treats? Or, even better perhaps an evening stroll with tasty treats and sake! Bet that’s got you now? This tour is the perfect way to take an evening stroll to a new level, all in the charming and historical districts of Pontocho and Gion. Stroll and discover teahouses, fascinating sights and plenty of surprises. Taste the best in Japanese food and sample the flavour, oh, and you’re going to love the Japanese sake! Kids coming too? No worries they can try the local plum soda. Everyone’s happy on this tour. This is an experience beyond the temples and tourist experiences most associated with Kyoto. This is your one-way street into the historical and cultural heartbeat of the city. Delicious memories will be made.

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.

Inclusions

  • Dishes at 5 food stops
  • 2 drinks
  • Traditional desserts and snacks
  • Local English speaking guide

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.

Yay! This tour is for everyone

Wear comfortable shoes, there’s plenty of walking

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