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A small Japanese sake brewery & a cozy Japanese restaurant in Ibaraki

Nobu S.

4.57(68) reviews
Ibaraki
English, Japanese (Native)
9.5 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 4 people

One-day trip to a small Japanese sake brewery in Oarai Town, Ibaraki.

You can take a mini tour in the brewery, taste and buy sake at the shop, and enjoy lunch with tasty sake in a cozy Japanese restaurant nearby.

You will also enjoy a train trip to Ibaraki by a comfortable limited express and a cute local train.

Itinerary

Check out what we are going to do.
Feel free to personalize this offer.

Meeting Point

At your hotel

Tour in Tsukinoi Sake Brewery

Lunch at a fresh sea food Japanese restaurant

Trip by a comfortable limited express and a cute local train

Ending Point

at your hotel or a station in Tokyo area

What to Expect

- Take a tour in a Japanese sake brewery (about 1.5 hours including tasting and shopping)

- Learn how to brew Japanese sake

- Taste several sake at the shop next to the brewery

- Enjoy delicious lunch with tasty sake in a good Japanese restaurant near the brewery

- Take a comfortable limited express and a cute local train (about 2 hours from Ueno Station, Tokyo)

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up in Tokyo area

What‘s not included

Transportation fee (you and guide), lunch, entrance fee if needed (you and guide)

Important Information

I can guide you in Tohoku District including Akita, Aomori, Iwate, Fukushima, Miyagi and Yamagata only if you could bear my transportation fee of 8,000Yen. (Sorry, but I usually live in Chiba.) For Kanto District including Chiba, Hakone, Ibaraki, Kamakura, Kanagawa, Mt. Fuji, Narita, Nikko, Saitama, Tochigi, Tokyo and Yokohama, the pick up fee is 3,000Yen. If you would like me to guide you in any other area, please feel free to contact me.

The best time to visit is in the winter (November-March), because this is the season when sake is brewed.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is the transportation fee per person?

Totally 10,000Yen per person in case of not having Japan Rail Pass (you and guide)

Train fee: Approximately 9,000Yen (4,500Yen x 2) including limited express fee

*If you have Japan Rail Pass, the train fee should be 640Yen (320Yen x 2)

Taxi fee: Approximately 1000Yen x 2

How much is the charge for lunch?

From about 1,000Yen up to 10,000Yen or more, excluding Japanese sake. (You can order from various kinds of rice balls, sushi sets, full courses or faborite plates, whichever you like)

Sake will be from 450Yen to 1,500Yen per 180ml depending on breweries and methods.

Reviews

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Nathan C.

Mar 9, 2020

First day in Tokyo

Nobu was wonderful. He accepted our last minute booking and met us at our hotel at 10am. A lot of things where closed, but Nobu had a great iteneriary for us. He spoke great english and did a great job of explaining the local culture and history.

Nobu S.

Thank you very much for your review, Nathan. I am pleased to know that you enjoyed your first day in Tokyo. Since there are many other attractive things in Tokyo, please visit those places during your stay. Thank you again for spending your time with me. Hoping to meet you again for next time! Nobu

Lee chan W.

Dec 16, 2019

A day to Mount Fuji with family of 5.

It was an exciting and interesting visit to Mount Fuji. With a family of 5, we were lucky to see clear blue sky with Mount Fuji clearly visible. We started our day from Shin Okubu at 8.30am and arrived Lake Kawamuchigo at 9.45am. As we were early, there’s no queue and we managed to go for lake cruise without much waiting time. Thanks to Nobu San in planning such an agenda for us. He is definitely a patience, helpful and flexible to accommodate to changes in our plan. We enjoyed the trip to Mount Fuji very much and hope to return in another season for another new scenic experience.

Nobu S.

Thank you very much for your review, Lee san. We were lucky enough to see beautiful Mt. Fuji all day and there were no traffic jam and long queue except return drive to Tokyo. I recommend you to visit there in April or May next time. You would enjoy beautiful moss phlox. You can also go up to the 5th Station. Thank you and have a nice stay in Japan. Nobu

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Eileen C.

Dec 14, 2019

10 hours Fujikawaguchiko Mt Fuji with Nobu

It has been an excellent and wonderful experience with guide Nobu San as well as our friendly driver . Thank you for your patience in waiting for us always. Nobu is very knowledgeable and very humble . He takes care of all of us and keep a look out always. I count my blessings to have met such great guide and driver . Nobu keeps a watchful eye and makes sure I get back my correct change amount when I am buying something as well as telling me that it is not compulsory to buy the Mt Fuji photo shot if I don't want to and already had it in my phone ... I will definitely engage and contact Nobu again next time ...Merry Christmas guys . Thank you Nobu and take care ...??...

Nobu S.

Thank you very much for your review, Eileen. I also enjoyed a pleasant time with you and your family. I am looking Forward to Guiding you again next time. Thank you again for spending your time with us. Nobu

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David H.

Dec 11, 2019

Perfect day around Tokyo

Only had a few hours to try and get in a few sites in Tokyo while on a business trip with a client. Nobu was the perfect guide - making sure we were able to see several sites and spend the right amount of time at each. He knew his way around the city perfectly, providing sound advice on how best to go between locations. He provided us with the perfect amount of information about the places we visited. I am sure he could have given a lecture on each location, but Nobu was able to read his audience and provide exactly what we were looking for. I'd highly recommend a tour with Nobu. I will definitely use him again when I am back in town.

Nobu S.

Thank you very much for your review, David. It is my pleasure to know that you were satisfied with my tour. We could only visit 3 places in a limited time, but there are a lot of attractive places in Tokyo. I do hope to guide you in such places when you come back to Tokyo. Nobu

$375/ per group

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