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Experience Tea Ceremony wearing a Kimono in Kyoto

If you’re visiting Japan for the first time, receive a cultural introduction to the country during a tea ceremony in traditional kimonos. During the ceremony, you’ll learn about Japanese history and sample matcha green tea, a local speciality. Plus, wearing a traditional kimono means you’ll return from the experience with fantastic photographs to commemorate your time in Kyoto.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$48.00 USD
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Evening Food and Drink Tour in Osaka

Join us for a just slightly offbeat, fully all-inclusive night tour of Tenma and Kyobashi, two of Osaka's most well-known local food and drink areas! You'll get to eat typical Osaka food, have a few drinks, frolic with the locals, and have all sorts of fun along the way! Your guide will be a native English speaker with the fluent Japanese to take you deep into the local scene. This small group tour (6 guests or less -- and it usually is less), combines history with adventure, as you explore the nooks and crannies of these very old parts of this awesome city. You're sure to have a great time getting to know the REAL Osaka.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$109.00 USD
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Nighttime Local Eats and Streets in Old Kyoto

Get an insiders' eye perspective on Kyoto on this walking tour that combines a food tour with anthropological insight. Wander through the city's streets and understand the nighttime entertainment scene, from geiko (geisha) to hostesses. Afterward sample regional specialties accompanied by included drinks at two standing bars/restaurants.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$90.00 USD
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Private Dinner with a Geisha

Immerse yourself in quintessential Japanese culture during a private 3-hour tour and dining experience with a geisha. In Kyoto, considered the birthplace of geisha culture, you’ll explore the historic Gion area and dine on a multi-course meal at either a Japanese restaurant or tea house, accompanied by a ‘maiko’ (apprentice geisha) or ‘geiko’ (fully-trained geisha).
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
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$119.00 USD
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Expert-Led Private Nishiki Market Food Tour

Spend three hours tasting your way through the famous Nishiki Market, accompanied by a private guide who shares expertise on Kyoto's renowned culinary arts. Your walking tour takes you into the heart of Kyoto's multi-faceted cuisine, where you sample Kyoto specialties and a range of Japanese cuisine with a food specialist guide. In addition to prepared foods, the vendors at Nishiki Market carry cookware, fresh produce and other goods. Nibble many samples before eating a full lunch during your tour, an ideal excursion for exploring food and culture.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$97.00 USD
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3 Hours Kyoto Insider Sake Experience

Gain a better understanding of sake during this tour that explores the Fushimi Sake District of Kyoto. During this tour, 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. 
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$78.00 USD
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Multi-Day Bus Tour of Shirakawago, Mt. Fuji from Osaka (Economy Hotel)

Experience the most vibrant cities of Japan on a 2 day, 1 night tour through Kyoto, Tokyo and Osaka. This is a perfect experience for those who have a short amount of time or want to orient themselves to the country. Choose to depart from either Kyoto or Osaka, then enjoy a flash journey through picturesque Japan. From Mount Fuji to Lake Biwa to sake breweries and markets, immerse yourself in Japanese culture.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Duration: 2 days
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$300.00 USD
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Gion and Kamogawa Evening Food Tour in Kyoto

Immerse yourself in the Japanese culinary tradition of Kaiseki Ryouri during this 3-hour evening food tour in Kyoto. Follow your guide through the Kamogawa and Gion areas, eating your way through a 10-course meal with beverages included.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$187.00 USD
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Kyoto Nishiki Market Tour with 7 Course Lunch

The Nishiki Food Market, known to locals as the “Kitchen of Kyoto,” is a huge 400-year-old market sprawling with food vendors. Navigate what can be an overwhelming space with the help of your guide, whose insight into the local food scene will give you a taste of Japanese culture — and plenty of food. All food tastings are included as per itinerary.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$141.00 USD
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$141.00 USD
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Nishiki Market and Gion District Cultural Walking Food Tour

Get an excellent introduction to the cuisine of Kyoto with this small-group guided tour of the city's best food spots. Start at the deliciously vast 400-year-old Nishiki Market, nicknamed 'Kyoto's Kitchen,' where over 130 food shops and stalls beckon your taste buds. Stroll through the market with the guide, learning about the history of food in the city and taste many dishes unique to Kyoto, including pickled vegetables, fried fish cakes, Japanese pike conger eel, mochi and Japanese omelet. After the market, visit a shrine dedicated to the god of education.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$89.90 USD
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1.5 Hours Kyoto Insider Sake Experience

Sake—traditional rice wine—is Japan’s most famous drink and Kyoto’s Fushimi District is renowned for its sake production, home to over 30 breweries. On this tour, find out how sake is made, discover the many varieties, and learn which sake suits each occasion. Sample seven different sakes, accompanied by tasty Japanese snacks, and leave with a cheat sheet to help you order your favorite sakes while in Japan.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00 USD
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$55.00 USD
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Nightlife Osaka Food Tour

Feast your senses on Osaka — widely acknowledged as Japan’s culinary capital — on a 3-hour food tour, ideal for first-time visitors and fans of Japanese cuisine. In a small group limited to no more than 10, you’ll immerse yourself in bright and bustling Dotonbori, the city’s nightlife hub, where you’ll sample specialties such as sushi and sake. Plus, learn to prepare your own takoyaki (octopus balls) under the guidance of a chef.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$146.00 USD
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Kyoto Golden Early Morning Tour

Kyoto is the most famous tourist destination in Japan with plenty of wonderful sights to see. Here we offer a luxurious tour early in the morning that enables you to visit five of the most iconic tourist attractions in Kyoto comfortably and efficiently while avoiding the crowds.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$46.00 USD
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Full-Day Kyoto Private Custom Walking Tour

Take control of your Kyoto sightseeing and visit only the sights you wish to see on this private walking tour. Ideal for first-time visitors, this tour lets you customize the 2-, 4-, or 7-hour itinerary. Opt to visit the Golden Pavilion (Kinkaku-ji), Fushimi Inari Shrine, and Nijo Castle, or to stray from the beaten path to see an alternative side of Kyoto. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
  • Duration: 2 to 8 hours
  • Duration: 2 to 8 hours
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$150.00 USD
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Expert-Led Nishiki Market Foodie Tour

Discover Kyoto's renowned cuisine on a walking tour of Nishiki Market with a food specialist guide. Nishiki Market has been at the heart of Kyoto’s culinary world for centuries, and it features a range of Japanese cuisine and Kyoto specialties, in addition to cookware, fresh produce and other goods. Spend three hours in the famous market, tasting different food items as your guide provides a deeper understanding of Kyoto’s culinary offerings. Your tour includes a full lunch along with many samples — bring your curiosity and appetite!
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$121.00 USD
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$121.00 USD
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Castle Visit and Izakaya Hopping in Osaka

Osaka is known as the ‘Food Capital of Japan’ where a distinctive eating and drinking culture has developed. There are plenty of Izakaya (Japanese taverns) in Kyobashi district with reasonable prices, and people in Osaka are really fond of chatting while eating and drinking. After visiting Osaka’s icon, Osaka castle, our local guide takes you to two carefully selected Izakaya where you can enjoy local food & beverage including sashimi, kushikatsu (skewered meat) and sake with local people. 
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$87.00 USD
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$87.00 USD
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Osaka Cooking Class

Discover the culinary traditions of Japan in Osaka, one of Japan’s best food cities, during this small-group cooking lesson. Learn the preparation methods for popular Japanese dishes including green tea, takoyaki (fried balls of wheat flour and octopus), okonomiyaki (savoury pancakes), and miso soup. You'll expand your Japanese cuisine knowledge, and best of all, you get to eat your creations when you’re finished. This small-group course, limited to just eight participants, also includes a guide, a cooking instructor, and an optional sake and beer tasting.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$82.00 USD
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$82.00 USD
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Izakaya Style Cooking Class

Discover the culture behind ‘Izakaya’ Japanese dining which is similar to pub food in the other countries during a 3 to 3.5-hour cooking class with dinner in Kyoto. Learn five or six of the popular home dishes during a session with a master chef before preparing and eating your own izakaya-style creations. It’s the perfect chance to explore the country’s cuisine beyond the typical sushi and teriyaki offerings. Your izakaya cooking session also includes all ingredients, an instructor and an apron.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.00 USD
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Sushi Cooking Class in Osaka

Learn to roll sushi like a pro during this 2.5-hour sushi-making class in Osaka that includes dinner. Get a hands-on introduction to the art of sushi from a professional instructor, then sit down to enjoy your creations. Afterward, test your hand at making "taiyaki" (a Japanese, fish-shaped cake) for dessert. This personalized sushi course, limited to just eight participants, offers upgrade options to sample Japanese sake and beer.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$101.00 USD
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Small-Group Kuromon Market Food Walking Tour in Osaka

The 200-year-old Kuromon Market is known throughout Japan for its wide selection of quality produce, meats, and prepared foods, but its bounty can be overwhelming for visitors. Take the stress out of navigating the market with this 3-hour culinary walking tour, featuring plenty of food tastings, and explore other local landmarks in Osaka including the Japanese Comedy Theater and Ebisu Bridge. This small-group tour is limited to eight people for a more personalized experience.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$90.00 USD
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Sushi Making Experience in KYOTO

We will take you through the steps of making sushi starting with preparing the lightly vinegared rice and finishing off with the perfect sushi roll!Together we will be making various types of sushi including Temaki-zushi (like California rolls) which you will be able to prepare when you get back home!Our English-speaking instructors will also teach you about the history of Japanese cuisine during this process.At the end of the workshop everyone will be given a * new * sushi rolling mat (which is essential for making sushi!) And a recipe sheet on how to make the sushi again so you can prepare some for your friends and family back home!
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.00 USD
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Private Market Visit Cooking Lesson and Meal with A Kyoto Local

This one-of-a-kind cooking workshop covers the savory art of Japanese home fare. Choose from three different pre-planned menus and master the basics of meal preparation, with insider tips that you can use back home. Top off hands-on lessons with a hearty lunch, cooked from scratch during the class. Workshops end with a behind-the-scenes tour of 400-year-old Nishiki Market.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Duration: 4 hours
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$140.00 USD
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Deep Backstreet Osaka Tours

Discover the ghetto, retro zone, yakuza, redlight district, illegal gambling dens and the intriguing neighbourhood alleys with Andy, your half Japanese half Australian tour guide..During the tour you’ll do some taste testing at two different street stalls. Then after we finish exploring, you’ll have the option to go to a local, traditional family restaurant..We strive to show you the authentic Osaka on this night tour, where you get a real and deep understanding of the inner workings of this amazing city visiting some architecture which is steeped in history & some run down, derelict areas too…not what Osaka Tourism wants you to see!.Get an inside look with Andy who has extensive knowledge of the Osaka region and can answer all your queries on this walking tour.
  • Duration: 135 to 150 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 135 to 150 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.00 USD
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$51.00 USD
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Kyoto Cooking Class, Sake Tasting and Nishiki Food Market Walking Tour

Make a food-lover’s journey through Kyoto, stopping at its best food shops, famous Nishiki Food Market and a sake brewery before finishing with a cooking class during this small-group, 3.5-hour excursion limited to 7 participants. Learn about Japanese ingredients at Kyoto’s top market, check out the city’s lesser known food shops and stop by a sake brewery for a tasting. End your food experience with a 1.5-hour cooking class making sushi, soup and salad. This small-group excursion also includes admission and tasting at the sake brewery.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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$127.00 USD
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