Sake Brewery & Fushimi-Inari Shrine

Unique Experience

Tj tours C.

4.30(10) reviews
Kyoto
3.5 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 4 people

This tour is a half day tour exploring Fushimi-Inari shrine and strolling through the town of sake cellars and tasting sake.

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Meeting Point

Pick up at your hotel

Sake Brewery (Best spring water and Sake Tasting (optional))

Fushimi-Inari Shrine

Ending Point

Fushimi-Inari Shrine

What to Expect

When you visit the Fushimi district, you surely come to like Sake! Why?

There are three reasons.

1: The best wine comes from good soils, while the best sake comes from crisp clean water. It takes 8 liters of water to make one liter of sake. This naturally purified spring water flows beneath the Fushimi Hill, making it an ideal location for sake brewing, since sake brewing requires an abundant supply of high quality water.

2: The techniques and tradition of sake brewing has been preserved for more than 1000 years in Fushimi, which is located near Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan.

3: Leading sake breweries in Japan including Gekkeikan are based in Fushimi, and have been incorporating the latest technologies while transmitting Japanese food culture to the world.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guiding fee, Public transportation fee (For taxis or hired cars, additional fee will be charged.), Admission fee

What‘s not included

cost of meal and sightseeing activities

→Sake Tasting Fee (optional) : 1257yen (base rate) + 2514yen per person participating

Important Information

Deadline for booking of this program is 10:00 am of 2 business days (JST) prior to the program date except for the peak season described in the note below. When booking the programs held during the peak season and after the deadline, please be sure to email us at to confirm an availability. Please note that any programs to be held during the peak season and booked after the deadline without a prior confirmation may not be guaranteed. *Note : Peak season is from March 20th to April 30th.

- Please follow the guide's instruction during the program. We shall not be responsible for any accident caused by disregard for the instructions.

- Program duration is an estimate. It is subject to change depending on the number of participants and/or conditions without notice.

- Please advise us if you have any religious or health restrictions, allergies, or the case where you would like to request a special care for participants, including children. Please note that any programs booked without an inquiry will not be guaranteed.

- Our services are mainly offered in English. In addition, services in other languages, such as Chinese, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian are also available. In case you would like services in languages other than English, please inquire us as soon as possible. We will check the availability.

- Before booking, please email us to check the availability.

Please note that any programs booked without an inquiry will not be guaranteed.

- Our business hours are from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm on weekdays. For inquiries received outside the business hours, we will look into them and respond on the next business day.

- The picking applicable hotels are limited to the hotels between Higashi-oji-dori and Nishi-oji-dori (to the east and west) and Imadegawa-dori and Jujo-dori(to the north and south). If you need a taxi or a hired car, an additional fee will be charged.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 8 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 3 to 7 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 2 day(s) prior to meeting time

Reviews

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Wendy G.

Jan 16, 2020

Sumo stables tour with Yuki

This tour with Yuki & the other guide from Triplelights was an absolute highlight of our holiday in Japan for our group. They met us at our hotel & took us to a local Sumo Stable. We were amazed at the strength & flexibility of the wrestlers & afterwards they helped explain so much to us and showed us a lot of information which definitely helped us later in the day when we attended the Sumo Tournament. They were only too happy to walk us to where we wanted to have breakfast. Would definitely recommend this tour to anyone coming to Japan...it’s something you should experience & I’m sure you will enjoy ?

Tj tours C.

Dear Wendy, Thank you for your comment. We greatly appreciate your photo as well. We will definitely share your feedback and photo with the guides. Sincerely yours, TJ tours

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Jeanne zenge Z.

Dec 27, 2019

Lovely tour of Sumo

Had 6 adults and 1 tween for a sumo practice tour. We had a main guide, Kiochiro, and an assistant who were very friendly and informative. They met us at our hotel and guided us through 2 subway trains and 1 bus ride to the sumo stable. Although the sumo practice is interesting, take seriously the warning that you will be sitting on the floor for 2 hours. You may be a bit stiff getting up. Got a picture with the wrestlers after practice. We would definitely recommend this tour!!!

Tj tours C.

Dear Jeanne, Thank you very much for your feedback. Our guide is glad to hear that you enjoyed the tour. Sincerely yours, TJ tours

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Swee-kin L.

Oct 19, 2019

Highlight of my trip

The tour to observe sumo wrestlers train was a highlight of my Japan trip. Mr Takeuchi was professional, knowledgeable, and took care of us very well.

Tj tours C.

Dear Swee-Kin, Thank you very much for your feedback. Please feel free to contact us when you plan another trip to Japan in the future! Sincerely yours, TJ Tours

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Yana B.

Sep 10, 2019

Morning Sumo practice with Rumi

Rumi is super organized! Dropped off a booklet on Sumo before arranging a stable visit to watch training — she’s solid & friendly!

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