Arigato Japan Food Tours

History of "Asakusa, Tokyo's #1 Family Food Tour"

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Cancellation Notes
  • 7+ days before tour’s date: full refund of tour fees minus any processing fees.
  • 4 to 6 days before the original tour date: 50% refund of tour fees minus any processing fees.
  • 72 hours or less prior to tour: no refund
  • Arigato Japan is not responsible for cancellation conditions or fees imposed by a third-party tour agency or any other company through which service was booked.
  • Up to 24 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund
  • Less than 24 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund

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Description
  • Learn the history of the area while trying local street food, snacks, sweets and having a local seasonal lunch! Every guide book and checklist will tell you that the Asakusa area is a “Must See!” but we know you want to get off the beaten path and discover hidden spots and tasty treats that most tourists will never find. 
  • You will begin your tour with a special overview of this district. Explore Namise street, try a famous Japanese snack in a historical place, and learn about how pilgrims and tourists have been coming to this area for more than 1000 years. Have a seasonal lunch and learn about food customs. You'll also get some interesting tips that you can use throughout your time in Japan!
  • Head over to a dessert shop to enjoy a Matcha (green tea) experience in a cozy and traditional atmosphere. Your guide will share with you some hidden secrets of Sensoji temple and will help you to make delicious memories! This is our most popular Family-Friendly tour in Tokyo.
  • Learn the history of the area while trying local street food, snacks, sweets and having a local seasonal lunch! Every guide book and checklist will tell you that the Asakusa area is a “Must See!” but we know you want to get off the beaten path and discover hidden spots and tasty treats that most tourists will never find.
  • You will begin your tour with a special overview of this district. Explore Namise street, try a famous Japanese snack in a historical place, and learn about how pilgrims and tourists have been coming to this area for more than 1000 years. Have a seasonal lunch and learn about food customs. You'll also get some interesting tips that you can use throughout your time in Japan!
  • Head over to a dessert shop to enjoy a Matcha (green tea) experience in a cozy and traditional atmosphere. Your guide will share with you some hidden secrets of Sensoji temple and will help you to make delicious memories! This is our most popular Family-Friendly tour in Tokyo.
Full Description
  • Start your walking tour at 11:00am when you meet your guide and small-group at Asakusa Tourist Information Center.  Explore the streets of this historical area and see the beauty from a local's perspective.
  • As your venture through one of Tokyo's must-see districts, you will taste foods from different regions of Japan including Japanese plums, pickles, rice crackers, and tea (these are subject to change based on the season).  Be sure to have a taste of melon bread, one of Japan's best kept secrets.
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  • As you travel the sides streets and alleyways you will hear stories of the area and experience an authentic Japanese lunch, with sashimi option fresh from Tsukiji market. 
  • Finally, you will top off your food fest with genuine matcha from Kyoto where your guide will explain select details of the Japanese tea ceremony.
  • The tour concludes at 2pm at Kaminarimon Lantern.
  • Start your walking tour at 11:00am when you meet your guide and small-group at Asakusa Tourist Information Center.  Explore the streets of this historical area and see the beauty from a local's perspective.
  • As your venture through one of Tokyo's must-see districts, you will taste foods from different regions of Japan including Japanese plums, pickles, rice crackers, and tea (these are subject to change based on the season).  Be sure to have a taste of melon bread, one of Japan's best kept secrets.
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  • As you travel the sides streets and alleyways you will hear stories of the area and experience an authentic Japanese lunch, with sashimi option fresh from Tsukiji market. 
  • Finally, you will top off your food fest with genuine matcha from Kyoto where your guide will explain select details of the Japanese tea ceremony.
  • The tour concludes at 2pm at Kaminarimon Lantern.
Highlights
  • Experience an afternoon of great food and tradition in one of Tokyo’s must-see districts, Asakusa
  • Enjoy an authentic Japanese lunch, with regional options from the south of Japan.
  • Hear the stories of the area as you explore the side streets and alleyways
  • Experience different regional flavors from all over Japan including Japanese plums, pickles, rice crackers, tea and more (subject to change based on the season).
  • Have a taste of melon pan, A local dessert and one of Japan’s best kept secrets.
Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible, Children must be accompanied by an adult. Passport information copy is required for kids 10 and above., Family-friendly , Same-day Booking available, Changes to tours and spots we visit may occur due to schedules of restaurants, public holidays, weather conditions and other unforeseen circumstances. Applicable substitutions will be made in this case., Vegetarian, Pescetarian friendly
  • Not wheelchair accessible, Children must be accompanied by an adult. Passport information copy is required for kids 10 and above., Family-friendly , Same-day Booking available, Changes to tours and spots we visit may occur due to schedules of restaurants, public holidays, weather conditions and other unforeseen circumstances. Applicable substitutions will be made in this case., Vegetarian, Pescetarian friendly
Voucher Info
  • • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • • Dress code is casual, please wear appropriate shoes for walking  
  • • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • • Please be there 10-15 minutes before the scheduled departure time. We have a strict policy about starting our tours on the scheduled time. If you are not able to arrive at the meeting point by the departure time, the tour will start regardless and no refund will be provided. We are also unable to accommodate meeting up in any of the food stops once you've missed the start of the tour.
  • • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • • Dress code is casual, please wear appropriate shoes for walking  
  • • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • • Please be there 10-15 minutes before the scheduled departure time. We have a strict policy about starting our tours on the scheduled time. If you are not able to arrive at the meeting point by the departure time, the tour will start regardless and no refund will be provided. We are also unable to accommodate meeting up in any of the food stops once you've missed the start of the tour.
Cancellation Notes
  • Up to 24 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund
  • Less than 24 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund
  • Up to 24 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund
  • Less than 24 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund