Kyoto Luxury Sake, Whisky and Cocktail Tour

Location: Kyoto
Category: Food & Drink
Duration: 3.0 hours
Trip difficulty: Moderate
Max Group Size: 10
Currency: JPY
Language: English
TimeZone: Asia/Tokyo
Highlights 3-hour tour of the small hidden streets of Kyoto
Experience an evening stroll with our local guide, and really find out about this historic area.
Try local seasonal dishes and a sake tasting (other beverages also available).
Visit an award-winning bar and try a creative cocktail and local seasonal dishes.
Browse the local streets, bridges, and rivers along the way.
Classic Whisky bar tasting with chocolate pairing (or bar snacks if preferred).
Come enjoy an evening of local food and drink pairings with us! As dusk falls we will explore the alleys and back streets and make our way to a hidden-gem, cocktail bar that has been awarded for their amazing bartenders and gold star original drink creations. We will try local snacks paired with a delicious cocktail of your choice.

As evening deepens we will lend our way around the small side streets and see some of the best views of Japan’s ancient capital. Our next stop will be a restaurant in a family home that dates from over 100 years ago. The host will be sure to entertain us with stories, specialty food and Kyoto Sake. We will try his famous “appetizer surprise box” and two small plate dishes featuring mochi used in surprising ways.

Our final stop is whisky tasting in the Pontocho district (other beverages are also available). We will pair it with your choice of sweets or bar snacks and finish up the tour with an atmospheric stroll through this lively nightlife district.

Commentary English: Audio
Included Alcoholic Beverages
Try local dishes at 4 food stops
Local English speaking guide
Excluded Hotel pick up not included (can be arranged for an additional charge)
Transportation costs
Additional drinks or food (not included but possible to purchase at guest expense)
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Additional Information
Not wheelchair accessible, Adults 20 years old and above only, For solo travelers, please email us, 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., Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescetarian, Gluten-Free friendly
Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything. 
Health Items Face masks required for travelers in public areas, Face masks required for guides in public areas, Face masks provided for travelers, Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff, Social distancing enforced throughout experience, Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas, Gear/equipment sanitized between use, Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized, Guides required to regularly wash hands, Regular temperature checks for staff, Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival, Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

Operating Info

Booking Cut-off 2 days
Minimum 2 guests per booking
Maximum 10 guests per booking
Valid Only on date on reservation


Type: Starts location
Lat & Long: 35.003471, 135.7697866
Address: 68 Shinchō, Shimogyō-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, 600-8001, JP
Notes: In front of Kyoto Marui Department store WORLD CLOCK at the crossing of Shijo dori -Kawaramachi Subway Station Access: Kawaramachi Subway Station
End Location Address Kyoto, Kyoto, 604-8014
Start Location Notes 68 Shinchō, Shimogyō-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, 600-8001, JP
Type: Ends location
Lat & Long: 35.0043245, 135.771082
Address: Kyoto, Kyoto, 604-8014
End Location Address Kyoto, Kyoto, 604-8014
Start Location Notes 68 Shinchō, Shimogyō-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, 600-8001, JP


Cancellation Policy: standard
Cancellation Cut-off: 7 days
Cancellation Notes: Up to 7 days before the beginning of the activity: full refund minus any processing fees. 4 to 6 days before the original tour date: 50% refund of tour fees minus any processing fees. Less than 72 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund


Adult 20-80 years ¥29,600 Available on request


Option Name Group Tour
Option Description Time/Days offered: Tuesday to Saturday, Starting at 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Other Information

Voucher Info

• Minimum drinking age is 20 years.
• Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
• 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.

Confirmation necessary? No