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Sip & Support: Takayama’s Noto Relief Sake Tour

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"Sip & Support: Takayama’s Noto Relief Sake Tour" is a special program based on one of my best-selling sake tours. The experience goes beyond just tasting Japanese sake; it includes learning how to read labels, how to order sake at restaurants, and a personalized touch where the guide, an international sake sommelier, helps you discover the perfect sake based on your preferences.

Takayama Tour Guide - Mika S.
Mika S.
4.96 / 5
(24 reviews)
11:00 AM

Meeting Point

cup of tea ensemble

cup of tea ensemble

*Enjoy tasting various types of local sake from Ishikawa Prefecture!

*Learn about the delicate process of brewing sake!

*Practice how to order sake at Japanese restaurants and how to pair it with food!

*Discover your sake preference with advice from an International Sake Sommelier!

Ending Point

cup of tea ensemble

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

- Guide Fee

- Sake Tasting

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What‘s not included

- Lunch

Tour Important Information

In support of the cherished Noto community, I am initiating a unique tour to aid in the reconstruction efforts for those impacted by the earthquake that occurred on January 1, 2024, in the Noto Peninsula of Ishikawa Prefecture.


The program will provide support in two stages:

1. Purchase Ishikawa Prefecture sake currently available to support breweries.

2. Donate the fees received from guests joining Sake Sensations.


I have carefully selected sake with heartfelt consideration for everyone in Noto and Ishikawa Prefecture. I wanted to go beyond traditional fundraising and provide support unique to me, and I hope that experiencing the tour will contribute to supporting Noto.


* Tour Highlights: Personalized advice on understanding sake preferences from an International Sake Sommelier, a lecture on ordering at Japanese restaurants, and more!


* Tour Fee: 10,200 JPY/person

After covering expenses, all remaining funds will be donated to Ishikawa Sake Brewers Association.


* Special thanks to @cupoftea.takayama for their generous support!

This program was made possible by the compassionate team at Cup of Tea Ensemble, who shared their sympathy for all those affected by the earthquake in the Noto Peninsula. In a heartfelt gesture, they expressed their desire to do something for Noto and graciously offered space for this special charity event.

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Takayama Tour Reviews

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Ying sing L.

5 / 5
Mar 26, 2024

Takayama Half-Day Tour & Sake Sensations

Gifu
4 hours

Customized

Thank you Mika!

We did the Takayama and sake sensation tour combined with Mika. It was snowing heavily that day and Mika was very patient with us as my toddler was throwing tantrums due to the unexpected snow and rain at the same time. The most interesting part was the sake knowledge that has imparted to us during the tour. Lunch planned was delicious and Takayama morning is beautiful! Amazing tour highly recommended!

Ying sing L.

Thank you for the gracious review, Ying! I’m delighted that you enjoyed the tour despite the chilly weather. Your baby was absolutely adorable, and I’m grateful for the opportunity to be a part of his time in Takayama! Also, sake is essential in local Takayama culture, and it was a pleasure to share about it with you and Jun Lee. I look forward to welcoming you back on your next trips to Japan!

Mika was an outstanding guide for us to Takayama & Shirakawa

Mika was an outstanding guide for us to Takayama & Shirakawa showing us all of the little out of the way things & her knowledge was excellent. With us not knowing anything her recommendations were awesome. She helped us book our train tickets & a place to eat that night in Takayama where the food was excellent. The coffee shop was also an excellent recommendation. Would book her again as a guide in a heartbeat. 100%

Bryan O.

Thank you for such a kind review, Bryan! It was a pleasure hosting the tour for you and your lovely family! You had a keen interest in the local culture and I’m so happy I could help make memorable experiences during your time here. I had so much fun sharing the wonders of Takayama and Shirakawago. I hope to see you again on your next visit to Japan!

Best tour of our vacation!

Our day with Mika in Takayama was a wonderful adventure! Mika's english is FLAWLESS, and she knows everything about everything!! :-) We got a beautiful tour of the town and got to try some sake. She is an expert on sake, so it was great to learn all about the process and try many different kinds. She tailored the day to exactly what we wanted to do, and had so much wisdom to share with us. She also went at a pace that we were comfortable with. Make sure you book a tour with Mika! You will have an amazing day and get to spend it with an amazing person! We loved our day with Mika and you will too!

Melanie T.

Thank you, Melanie! I truly appreciate your thoughtful review! It was a delight guiding you and Jeff through Takayama, and I'm so happy that you enjoyed the experience as much as I did. Sharing the unique sake and food culture of Takayama with a fellow sake lover and foodie was an absolute pleasure. Thank you for the wonderful time and I hope to see you in Japan again one day! :)

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