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3 Hours Kyoto Insider Sake Experience

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Kyoto, Japan

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icon3 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
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What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
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Overview

Gain a better understanding of sake during this tour that explores the Fushimi Sake District of Kyoto. Visit Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum, one of the largest sake breweries in Fushimi, and end your visit with a sake-tasting session. Not only will your guide be able to explain the basics of sake and introduce you to new kinds you may have never tried, but your tastings will also be paired with Japanese snacks that enhance the tasting experience. 
  • An insider’s guided visit to one of the largest sake brewery in Fushimi, with an exclusive tasting
  • Compare multiple sake brews, from dry to sweet and fruity, including one only found in Japan
  • Get in-depth background on the rich history of Japan’s tasty rice-based brew from your guide
  • Sample Japanese snacks that have been picked to pair with certain sake to enhance your tasting experience
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Local English speaking guide
10 Sake tasting (They are carefully selected for you to understand all sake categories from sweet to dry, freshly squeezed sake, and cloudy sake.
Snacks for pairing with sake
Cheat Sheet & Tasting Note (These will help you to choose your preferred sake in the future even you don't read Japanese!
Snacks
Alcoholic Beverages
Transportation to/from attractions
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

755 Higashiōtechō, Fushimi Ward, Kyoto, 612-8053, Japan

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A small amount of walking is involved; comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Recommend to bring a bottle of water
  • Legal drinking age in Japan is 20; customers under 20 years of age will only be served non-alcoholic drinks
  • Vegetarian option for snacks is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please note the venue for sake tasting session may be changed due to its availabilities.
  • Recommended to have your lunch or brunch prior to the tour.
  • “Sake Brewery Tour" will be replaced to"Small Walking Tour at Fushimi Sake District" during the new years holiday period ( from 28th December to 5th January ) due to closure of local breweries. We’ll see sake making process with some special experience and those brewing culture at our tasting room.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Drinking and driving is strictly prohibited by law in Japan. Make sure to come to the tour by public transportation.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Add Stories Co.,Ltd.

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during 3 Hours Kyoto Insider Sake Experience?
A:
The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by 3 Hours Kyoto Insider Sake Experience.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during 3 Hours Kyoto Insider Sake Experience?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
See all safety measures taken by 3 Hours Kyoto Insider Sake Experience.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during 3 Hours Kyoto Insider Sake Experience?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by 3 Hours Kyoto Insider Sake Experience.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during 3 Hours Kyoto Insider Sake Experience?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by 3 Hours Kyoto Insider Sake Experience.

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Well worth tour
Ronda S
, Dec 2019
It’s educational and it’s delicious. I learned so much about sake making and got to enjoy high quality sake during this tour. If you like sake, it’s a tour you shouldn’t miss.
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Such an informative tour
cvar093
, Aug 2019
I learned so much about sake from this tour. From how it's made to what elements are important to make a successful sake, I feel like a pro! Additionally, the tasting and food pairing for the second half of the tour was great. I learned about the categories of sake and which ones I like the best.
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