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Get to know your Japanese Cuisine - Flavours of Japan Tour

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    • Adult (13+)
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Key Highlights

  • Explore the hidden streets and alleyways
  • Learn about the history of the area with a local guide (they know their stuff!)
  • Admire the historic streets and beauty of Wagashi
  • Experience and taste an authentic Japanese lunch
  • Try classic flavours of Japan (yum!) and matcha (green tea)
  • Overview

    Look at it, it’s like a work of art! And as for that green tea, so creamy and smooth. Japanese food does that to you! Makes you go giddy with delight at its taste sensations. This tour is your perfect educator in understanding the importance and beauty of Japanese cuisine. Flavour attack, taste bud tingles! This tour will ensure your love affair with this food will last a lifetime. Whether it’s the Wagashi experience you’ll encounter or the tasting of different green teas or the many different food samples. Japanese cuisine is varied and exquisite in taste. This tour is your overview course, your first steps to understanding the relationship between the country and its love of food. Enjoy the lunch, enjoy the experiences you’ll be shown and just let the flavours of Japan take you on a culinary journey.

    About Your Guide: 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.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 10:30am

    Duration

    3hrs

    Start time

    Monday to Friday at 10:30am

    Meeting Point

    Make your way to in-front of the in front of Starbucks close to the famous Nihonbashi Bridge. The branch closest to the bridge. Address: 1-7-1 Nihonbashi Muromachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo-to 103-0022. So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 20 mins early.

    Ending Point

    Nihombashi area

    Itinerary

    Here’s the plan. You are about to take your taste buds on a culinary adventure. No, actually this is an adventure for sight, sound and taste. It's more than just food, this is an experience in every sense.

    You’ll meet your guides before heading out to taste different types of food, in 7 different shops. Each flavour representing a different region of Japan. So get ready to try, tamagoyaki (egg roll), Anago (saltwater eel), satsumaimo (sweet potatoes) and Wagashi (dessert), to name just a few! There’s not too much walking, just plenty of tasting. So this tour is perfect for those who want a more relaxing experience.

    Each shop visit will offer something entirely different and when you’ve tastes the seasonal teas at your final stop. You’ll have experienced and understood why Japan is known as one of THE culinary countries of the world.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Dishes at 7 food stops
    • Local Japanese Lunch
    • One complimentary drink
    • Regional food tasting
    • Local English speaking guide

    Exclusions

    • 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.

    Ideal for those who prefer less walking. Enjoyable even on rainy days, most places are indoors.

    Access: Mitsukoshimae Station Ginza Line or Hanzomon Subway Line

    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

    Additional info

    Weekend may be available upon request (generally this area is busy/crowded on the weekends)

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