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Kawagoe & Gyoda Castle Town 1-Day Tour from Tokyo with Sake Tasting in Saitama

 

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Description

Journey out from Tokyo to the quiet suburbs of Saitama. Experience Japanese culture with visits to Kawagoe, Gyoda, and Kumagaya while viewing historical architecture and tasting local sake!

Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made between 8 business days (16:00 local time) to 2 business days (16:00 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 16:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

Tours

Kawagoe, Gyoda, Kumagaya Course (without Hotel Drop-off)

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:05-04-2018   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available On:    All Days
Adult/Child (Age 0 & Up) $275

Min/Max Quantity To Book

  • Maximum 8 tickets can be booked

Inclusion

  • Sake tasting at Gonda Brewery
  • Admission
  • Bus fare
  • Train fare
  • English-speaking guide

Start Timings

08:00

Duration

  • 18 (hrs) (Approx.)

Schedules

Pick-up at Select Hotels in Tokyo

Day: Day1
08:00:00 Depart to Kawagoe on Train

Day: Day1
09:30:00 Kawagoe Walking Tour
Slip back in time as you stroll through the historical neighborhood of what was once called "Koedo" (Little Edo). The iconic tile roof structures were store houses for merchants and have been reformed as shops.
Day: Day1
Isegen Sake Shop
Your first sake stop will be at Isegen; a local sake shop that has been around for more than 100 years! See the wide collection of finely selected sake made locally along with other delicious specialties made using sake.
Day: Day1
11:31:00 Train and Bus to Gyoda

Day: Day1
13:00:00 Lunch
After a journey by train and bus, fuel up for the remainder of the afternoon for some lunch! Get recommendations from your guide for some local treats such as soba noodles or authentic Japanese-style meals.
Day: Day1
14:00:00 Peaceful Gyoda
Explore the quiet town of Gyoda that was once a castle town in the late 1400s with your guide. Stop by a unique tabi socks museum and see how the authentic Japanese socks were made! Depending on the season, you will even be able to see fantastic art created on the rice paddies.
Day: Day1
15:00:00 Bus and Train to Kumagaya

Day: Day1
16:00:00 Sake Tasting in Kumagaya
Wrap up your Saitama journey with sake tasting at Gonda brewery in Kumagaya. Discover how sake has been made continuously for the past 160 years while going on an informative tour around the brewery!
Day: Day1
18:30:00 Check-out at Kagohara Station

Day: Day1

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • Exact time and location of your pick-up will be provided once your tour has been confirmed.
    Pick-up locations in Tokyo is limited to the 23 wards only.

Kawagoe, Gyoda, Kumagaya Course (with Hotel Drop-off)

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:05-04-2018   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available On:    All Days
Adult/Child (Age 0 & Up) $335

Min/Max Quantity To Book

  • Maximum 8 tickets can be booked

Inclusion

  • Sake tasting at Gonda Brewery
  • Admission
  • Bus fare
  • Train fare
  • English-speaking guide

Start Timings

08:00

Duration

  • 20 (hrs) (Approx.)

Schedules

Pick-up at Select Hotels in Tokyo

Day: Day1
08:00:00 Depart to Kawagoe on Train

Day: Day1
09:30:00 Kawagoe Walking Tour
Slip back in time as you stroll through the historical neighborhood of what was once called "Koedo" (Little Edo). The iconic tile roof structures were store houses for merchants and have been reformed as shops.
Day: Day1
Isegen Sake Shop
Your first sake stop will be at Isegen; a local sake shop that has been around for more than 100 years! See the wide collection of finely selected sake made locally along with other delicious specialties made using sake.
Day: Day1
11:31:00 Train and Bus to Gyoda

Day: Day1
13:00:00 Lunch
After a journey by train and bus, fuel up for the remainder of the afternoon for some lunch! Get recommendations from your guide for some local treats such as soba noodles or authentic Japanese-style meals.
Day: Day1
14:00:00 Peaceful Gyoda
Explore the quiet town of Gyoda that was once a castle town in the late 1400s with your guide. Stop by a unique tabi socks museum and see how the authentic Japanese socks were made! Depending on the season, you will even be able to see fantastic art created on the rice paddies.
Day: Day1
15:00:00 Bus and Train to Kumagaya

Day: Day1
16:00:00 Sake Tasting in Kumagaya
Wrap up your Saitama journey with sake tasting at Gonda brewery in Kumagaya. Discover how sake has been made continuously for the past 160 years while going on an informative tour around the brewery!
Day: Day1
20:00:00 Drop-off at Select Hotels in Tokyo

Day: Day1

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • Exact time and location of your pick-up will be provided once your tour has been confirmed.
    Pick-up locations in Tokyo is limited to the 23 wards only.

Activity Detail

Restrictions

  • Legal drinking age of Japan is 20 years old. Minors under 20 will not be getting a sample tasting of sake and substitutions will not be available.

Additional Notes

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
  • Lunch, additional drinks, and personal expenses are not included in the tour fare.

Dressing & Items to Bring

  • Walking shoes

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