Understand what makes Japanese food unique and exquisitely delicious
- Experience some of Japan’s most amazing flavors
- Enjoy an authentic experience with a Wagashi master
- Perfect if you want a relaxed pace for your food experience
3 hour total
2 〜 10
Anne is the founder of Arigato Japan. She was born and raised in the Philippines. Anne majored in Airline Business Administration and Tourism. She has traveled around 50 countries between 2006 and 2017. After living in Japan for almost 20 years, Anne founded Arigato Japan in February 2016 with tours in Tokyo, realizing her true calling to help make the experience of visitors to Japan the best possible.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Experience some of Japan’s most amazing flavors and develop a deeper understanding of why Japanese cuisine is so exquisite and unique. Learn about the food from the different regions of Japan, the process of how to make them and why they come from those areas. On this tour, you will visit 7 shops, each representing the different regions of Japan. Your experience will include samplings of Dashi (Japanese soup stock), Tamagoyaki, (egg roll), Anago (saltwater eel), Kamaboko (fish cake) Katsuoboshi (fish flakes), satsumaimo (sweet fried potatoes) and Wagashi (Japanese dessert). You will enjoy exploring a special regional food shop. And taste some amazing green teas from an innovative and yet traditional shop! You will enjoy lunch with choice of Soba, Tempura and Sashimi Set, Grilled Fish, Chicken Sukiyaki in a very serene, authentic place. Next, you will enjoy an authentic Japanese “must do” activity, Wagashi experience. Enjoy an authentic experience with a Wagashi master that will make an intricately handcrafted dessert in front of you. Wagashi are traditional Japanese cakes also known as “art of the five senses.” These desserts offer layer-upon-layer of enjoyment with their beautiful design, delicate sweetness and pleasant taste. This will be served with very high-quality Matcha.Our final stop will be in an innovative and amazing green tea shop. We will have the change to taste seasonal teas and even bring some wonderful tea souvenirs home with you– if you choose. This tour is great for guests who prefer a little less walking and will also be good on days with inclement weather. Perfect if you want a relaxed pace for your food experience. If you want an overview course about the cuisine of Japan this is the tour for you!
(10:30 〜 13:30)
Mitsukoshimae Station, Nihonbashi Station
2 〜 10
Available on Clear or Lightly Rainy Days
We are unable to refund cancellations made after 17:00, 3 days prior to your reserved date.
Included in the Price
Explore Nihonbashi area on this 3 hours tour of flavors and food of Japan Understand what makes Japanese food unique and exquisitely delicious Visit a regional food store and try some local delicacies Visit 8 food stops showing the different flavors and regions and traditions of Japanese cuisine and tea. Food samplings include Dashi (soup stock), Regional snacks, Egg roll (Tamagoyaki), Fishcakes from Kagoshima, eel sushi, wagashi and green teas. See a traditional stationary shop with 100 years of history Visit Japan’s oldest and most expensive fruit shop Have a delicious meal for lunch with choices of Soba, Tempura and Sashimi Set, Grilled Fish, Chicken Sukiyaki Enjoy an authentic Wagashi Experience with a Wagashi master End with a unique and lovely tea tasting of seasonal and artisanal green and black teas at a one-of-a-kind shop. Not like any other tea shop in Japan! Insurance
Things to bring
Just bring yourself, an empty stomach and curious tasting buds!
The meeting point is in front of Starbucks close to the famous Nihonbashi Bridge. 1 Chome-7-1 Nihonbashimuromachi, Chūō-ku, Tōkyō-to 103-0022
Upon booking, kindly let us know which lunch menu you’d like to have: 1. Grilled Fish 2. Chicken Sukiyaki 3. Sushi-Soba-Tempura
Please note that your reservation with us may be canceled due to inclement weather conditions or heavy rain. If so, we will contact you at least one hour prior to your reservation via your original booking site.