Kyoto Sake Brewery Tour with Lunch

Magpie ID: SJCKWD
Location: Kyoto
Category: Tours & Sightseeing
Duration: 3.0 hours
Trip difficulty: Moderate
Max Group Size: 10
Currency: JPY
Language: English
TimeZone: Asia/Tokyo
Highlights 3-hour tour of Fushimi district, Kyoto’s sake district.
Visit both a small and large sake brewery to get a sense of the differences of scale and of course try their sake and other products.
Guided tour at the Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum, one of Japan’s pre-eminent places to learn about sake production.
See how a brewery works and get a sense of what goes into making the world’s best sake.
Sake tastings at various spots during the tour, different breweries and different styles.
Description
Beginning in the Fushimi district of Kyoto, your guide will take you through the streets of this charming, sake brewing district where you will see various traditional and modern sake breweries and get a sense of the area’s 400-year-old sake brewing tradition. 

During the tour, you will eat a seasonal lunch in a local restaurant before heading out to the Gekkeikan Okura Sake museum where a brief history of Japanese sake can be understood. Since they have been making sake since 1637, with a nearly 4 centuries-old process, you will really see how things have been done for generations. You will also get a chance to see the Sake brewery and the traditional brewing process which involves a combination of water, malt, yeast and steamed rice. 

You will visit both a small and large sake brewery to get a sense of the differences of scale and of course try their sake and other products.

Commentary English: Audio
Included Several Sake tastings
Local lunch in restaurant
Local English speaking guide.
Excluded Hotel pickup and drop-off
Gratuities
Food and drinks, unless specified
Transportation costs.
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Additional Information
Not wheelchair accessible, Minimum drinking age is 21 years old, Actual active brewing areas are inaccessible, 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
Health
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 1 days
Minimum 2 guests per booking
Maximum 10 guests per booking
Valid Only on date on reservation

Locations

Type: Starts location
Lat & Long: 34.9328208, 135.7641139
Address: 4-291-1 Ryogaemachi, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, 612-8082, JP
Notes: Meet up point: In front of SoftBank Fushimi ソフトバンク伏見桃山 Access: Fushimi Momoyama Station - Keihan Train Line Momoyama Goriyo Station - Kintetsu Line
Start Location Notes 4-291-1 Ryogaemachi, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, 612-8082, JP
End Location Address Kyoto, Kyoto, 612-8082
Type: Ends location
Lat & Long: 34.932622, 135.7643009
Address: Kyoto, Kyoto, 612-8082
Notes:
Start Location Notes 4-291-1 Ryogaemachi, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, 612-8082, JP
End Location Address Kyoto, Kyoto, 612-8082

Cancellation

Cancellation Policy: standard
Cancellation Cut-off: 7 days
Cancellation Notes: 7+ days before tour’s date: full refund of tour fees minus any processing fees. 4 to 6 days before original tour date: 50% refund of tour fees minus any processing fees. 72 hours or less prior to tour: non-refundable Arigato Japan is not responsible for cancellation conditions or fees imposed by third party tour agency or any other company through which a service was booked.

Pricing

GROUP TOUR RETAIL PRICE NET RATE
Adult 20-80 years ¥19,200 Available on request

Options

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Other Information

Voucher Info

• Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
• Minimum drinking age is 21 years
• 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