Osaka Spring Daytime (Cherry Blossom) Food Tour


  • 3 hours tour in the neighborhood around the famous Osaka Castle

  • Try local snacks from seasonal street food stalls

  • Try local snacks from seasonal street food stalls Experience a real Hanami stroll with our local guide, plenty of time and tips for taking great cherry blossom photos.

  • Enjoy a special lunch with different local dishes and handmade soba noodles

Tour info

3 hours
Group Size
Pricing (From)
Adult: (13-80 years)
Child: (3-12 years)
Meeting Point

Morinomiyachūō, 1 Chome−1-45, Osaka, Osaka, 540-0003, JP

Dropoff location

Osaka, Osaka, 540-0012

Why take this tour?

Osaka castle is a famous must-see site, and it is especially festive during cherry blossom time. Join us on this walking tour and taste local treats and beverages from festive street stalls, explore the history of the district and finish up with an amazing Japanese lunch at a delicious soba restaurant.

Sakura season is short, it's impossible to predict exact dates each year but we will be offering this limited edition tour in the time period most famous for Hanami time. With our guide, learn about the history of the area, the meaning and reason behind the sakura season, and taste local specialties that are bound to be pleasing to the eye and to the palate. We will try local snacks. And enjoy a special Hanami, seasonal lunch at an amazing soba restaurant.

During the tour, we will spend time in the castle grounds, famous for cherry trees. We will stop at street food stalls, try local seasonal snacks, share a local style lunch set with handmade soba noodles, and yummy side dishes.

What’s included?

  • Lunch

  • Alcoholic Beverages

  • Snacks

  • Local English - speaking guide

  • Hotel pick up not included (can be arranged for an additional charge)

  • Gratuity

  • Transportation costs

  • Additional drinks or food (not included but possible to purchase at guest’s expense)

Things to know

Covid Policy

  • 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

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything. 

Cancellation Policy

    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: no refund 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.

Redemption information

    • 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.

About operator:

We are Arigato Japan Food Tours and our goal is to help you make delicious memories of Japan during your travels to Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto and Hiroshima! On our tours you’ll taste local and regional specialties like okonomiyaki, yakitori, sashimi, taiyaki, gyoza, nabe, yakisoba and so much more. We will show you places locals cherish for an off-the-beaten-path, foodie experience of daily life in Japan that you won’t soon forget.

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