Retro Tokyo Food Tour in Yanaka with Tea Ceremony

 

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Description

Slip back in time to wander through the rustic Yanesen neighborhood of Tokyo. Taste local snacks and a take part in an authentic tea ceremony with helpful commentary from an English-speaking guide!

Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made between 7 business days (21:00 local time) to 4 business days (21:00 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 21:00 local time, 4 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

Activity Detail

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:06-01-2020   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available Days:   Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Adult (Age 13 & up) $267 $535*$267
Child (Age 4-12) $134
Infant (Age 0-3) $0

Inclusion

  • Six (6) food stops
  • Tea ceremony and confectionery
  • Lunch
  • English-speaking guide

Min/Max Quantity To Book

  • Max Qty: 10 (Maximum tickets can be booked)

Start Timings

  • 10:30

Duration

  • 3 (hrs)

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • By train:
    Go on the JR Yamanote line to Nippori Station and exit from the North Gate to the West Exit.
    Head outside and cross the bridge to go up the hill to the Coffee Shop located next to a 7/11.
    There will be a guide holding the Arigato Japan sign.
    The tour will start on time and refunds will not be issued for any late arrivals.
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Restrictions

  • The tour starts promptly according to start-time and punctuality is highly advised.

Additional Notes

  • This tour involves a moderate amount of walking and a basic level of physical fitness is recommended.
  • Please note that dietary issues, allergies and cross-contact are not well-known or common in Japan, so many restaurants are not equipped to handle these issues. The tour operator and its partners make every effort to meet allergy and dietary requests, but please be aware that there is no guarantee these requests can be met in full. Please refer to the FAQ for Japanese translations for common food allergies.
  • Emergency Phone Numbers: Ambulance: 119 (simple English should be okay) Medical emergencies in Tokyo: Tokyo Metropolitan Medical Information Service: +81 (0)3 5285 8181 English assistance: 9 am - 8 pm Medical emergencies in Kansai (including Osaka and Kyoto): AMDA International Medical Information Centre KANSAI: +81 (0)6-6636-2333 English assistance: 9 am - 5 pm
  • Emergency Phone Numbers: Outside of Tokyo & Kansai: Japan Helpline: +81 (0)120-461-997 or +81 (0)570-000-911 English assistance 24h Other useful numbers: https://www.jhelp.com/en/jhlp.html

Dressing & Items to Bring

  • Walking shoes
  • Comfortable clothing

Schedule

Retro Tokyo Food Tour in Yanaka with Tea Ceremony
10:15:00 Meet in Front of Coffee Room Renoir Nippori-Yanaka

Day: Day1
10:30:00 Tour Departs

Day: Day1
Yanaka Walk
Stroll around the retro neighborhoods to get a feel of the city before skyscrapers filled the busy metropolis. Visit small shops to discover some crafts, wood carvings, ink prints, stationery, and more.
Day: Day1
Local Street Snacks
Stop for a break at a neighborhood shop to taste yummy street snacks and local specialties. Some shops date back to over 100 years!
Day: Day1
Shrines and Temples
Yanaka is known for having over 100 shrines and temples throughout the area. Pay a visit to admire the traditional architecture while learning the history of the shrines and temples.
Day: Day1
Regional Lunch
Fuel up for the afternoon with a stop at a restaurant specializing in regional dishes from the southern island of Kyushu. Taste some unique dishes to taste the difference in cuisine.
Day: Day1
Tea Ceremony
Visit an antique shop tucked within the streets of Tokyo for a traditional tea ceremony experience. Learn the ways of tea while enjoying a sweet Japanese confectionery.
Day: Day1
13:30:00 Tour Ends on Site

Day: Day1

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