Sendai Night allay and Bar-hop tour


Mai H.

5.00(11) reviews
English, Japanese (Native)
3 hours 30 min
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 3 people

Experience nightlife places in Sendai!

There are variety of small bars and restaurants in back alleys usually only locals go. I'm going to take you to three unique alleys in Sendai and we enjoy drinking at a bar at each alley.

I can choose bars depend on your preference and budget.

I show you Japanese drinking culture!

Meeting Point

At Sendai station or your hotel in the central area.

06:30 PM

the front entrance of PARCO2 on the ground floor. (about 5 minutes walk from sendai station)

06:40 PM

Sendai ginza

07:40 PM

bunka alley and iroha alley

09:00 PM


10:10 AM

jozenji street

end of the tour

Ending Point

jozenji sreet

What to Expect

you can enjoy the nightlife like locals.

First we visit Masaoka alley across Sendai station. There are Japanese style bars and also modern standing bars.

Next We can enjoy atmosphere of old japan at Iroha alleys. There are more than 100 small stores such as bars, restaurants and unique select shops in this narrow alley.

And finally we visit alleys of Kokubuncho, the largest night entertainment district in Tohoku, Northeast region in Japan.

There are about 3000 restaurants and bars in this area.

What kind of bar do you want to try in Japan? a Izakaya, a Japanese traditional bar, a modern standing bar or an international bar...??? Let’s see how Japanese people enjoy those bars.

I love sake and will provide some great conversation and company! It would be nice to discuss my region, Japanese culture and trandition over a cup of sake!

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee

What‘s not included

your food and drink. If you buy the guide's meal, it would be appreciated.

Important Information

I'm doing another job so Its very helpful if you contact me in advance and I can adjust my schedule!

sometimes I'm available either during the daytime or the night time so my schedule on the website doesn't show my availability perfectly, so please contact me to check my availability!

I can conduct the night tour from Friday to Monday. but sometimes I can adjust the schedule so please ask my availability.

this tour is flexible.

I can arrange the tour depending on your schedule and your preference.

maybe you want to enjoy until more late night?? or maybe you have only for two hours before you take a shinkansen??

please feel free to contact me.

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



Janah B.

Dec 10, 2022

Sendai for Yuzuru tour

I'm so happy I took this tour with Mai-san. I had so fun and I'm grateful with Mai-san tour and help during my time in Sendai. I highly recommend those who are fans of Hanyu Yuzuru or anyone who wants to explore Sendai to book Mai-san as your tour guide!


Catherine C.

Nov 27, 2022

A fantastic day together

We met as planned at the time agreed and had a lovely day out together. Mai was friendly and helpful and found many things in common with us to make great conversation. Mai had helped find suitable places to visit including shrines a restaurant and boat trip. Mai had lots of useful historic stories to tell us as we travelled around. At the end of the day Mai waited with us till we got on our hotel coach. She even chased after it to flag it down for us. A day worth remembering. Mai also sent on photos of our group - a good record of the day. Jim, Catherine and Jet

Mai H.

Thank you so much for a lovely day!! When I remember I run and chase the bus it’s so funny! I hope Jim and Catherine will visit japan forth time! And Jet loves japan for her first time japan and travel japan again, probably to see cherry blossoms. Thank you!


Sean L.

Nov 11, 2022

Custom Tour to Geibikei and Hiraizumi

This was a custom tour that Mai and I put together as I had done some research and had an interest in seeing both places in a day. The first was Geibikei, a ride on a flat-bottom boat though a gorge which was enhanced as we took the ride during the peak fall color season. The second part was a visit to Hiraizumi, a UNESCO World Heritage site and the two main attractions, Motsuji temple (and its garden) and Chosunji temple. Mai was essential as she figured out the logistics for being able to see all the sights in one day. Also, the narration for the boat ride was in Japanese, so Mai's translation allowed us to appreciate what we were seeing. We also enjoyed the restaurant Mai picked for lunch as it was unique. NOTE: this wasn't a typical tour from Sendai as it's further away and required a couple taxi rides (due to infrequent trains), so there were higher transportation costs. It was great that Mai was flexible in creating a custom tour for us based on our input.

Mai H.

Sean san thank you so much you wrote a lot for me!! you already researched a lot about places you want to go so it was really helpful for me to organize tours. Thank you for wonderful 4days and hope we can meet again in the future!


Sean L.

Nov 11, 2022

Wonderful Matsushima Tour with Mai

If you will be touring Matsushima for a day, do it with Mai! She is friendly, knowledgeable and her passion for relating the cultural aspects shone through. We appreciated that she customized the tour based on our interests. That being said, Matsushima is amazing to visit and we packed a lot of things into the day (temple and garden tour, boat cruise, visited 3 islands, lunch, a museum and food sampling) that we wouldn't have been able to do without Mai as our guide. It was a long day as we stayed on after our tour to view the night illuminations (recommended by Mai) at the temple and garden there … and they were spectacular!

$81/ per group

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