Deep Dive Into The Sake World In Kyoto

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    Monday       3:00pm Wednesday 1:00pm Thursday     3:00pm Friday          3:00pm Saturday    10:00am Sunday&nbs.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    Meeting point : Outside the North Exit at Chushojima Station on Keihan Railway (京阪電鉄 中書島駅 北口改札外)

Overview

Uncover the little-known sake culture of Fushimi, Kyoto on a 3-hour insider brewery visit and sake tasting session at a local bar with a savvy guide. Deepen your knowledge of sake making process and a bit of history of its production. Enjoy the samples of different types of sake as well as leaning details and varieties and personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour limited to 10 people.

Inclusions

  • Local English speaking guide
  • Sake tasting (more than 8 kinds. They are carefully selected for you to understand all sake categories from sweet to dry, freshly squeezed sake, and cloudy sake.  ) 
  • Snacks (Light)
  • Entrance fees

Exclusions

  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Know More about this tour

Meet your guide at Chushojima Station and then set off on your 3-hour tour to explore Fushimi district, home to 37 sake breweries, one of Japans most famous sake-producing regions.

Take a short walk and visit the largest sake brewery in Fushimi district. Deepen your knowledge of the process of making sake that has been traditionally passed down from generation to generation. Sake is a result of a brewing process that uses rice and lots of water. Fushimi is also know for its good water and you'll be able to try some water that they actually use to produce sake in the brewery. At the end of brewery visit,Tastedifferent kinds of local sakes and enjoy chatting with friendly staff that are also happy to share the knowledge. Continue to a fun part at a local sake bar in the area and while trying tasting various kinds of sake - sweet, dry, fruity and one that never been exported, your guide will explain what makes the differences of flavor and taste of sake.

Tasting session lasts from 1 hour to 1 hour and 30 minutes but feel free to remain in the bar after the tour concludes.

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

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

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

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.

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.