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Sake Brewery Visit and Tasting Tour in Hida

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From $77.04

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  • 2 hours (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


If you’re interested in learning how sake is made, this is the tour for you. A guide meets you at the station and takes you to the brewery, so you won’t have to worry about getting lost. Visit the historic Tenryo Sake Brewery, which is one of the oldest sake breweries in the Hida region. A sake brewer shows you the step-by-step process of making sake. A highlight is being able to taste different sakes, and conveniently, tastings are included.
  • Special opportunity to meet sake brewers and learn about the brewing process
  • Enjoy a hassle-free tour with sake tastings included
  • No navigation worries—a guide meets and accompanies you
  • Visit a sake brewery that’s over 300 years old—Tenryo Sake Brewery

What's Included

  • English speaking guide
  • 5 cups of sake tasting (1,000 JPY)
  • Admission to see the facilities of sake brewery
  • Local taxes
  • Top-class sake (only for premium option)
  • Appetizers (only for premium option)
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Train ticket between Takayama and Hida-Hagiwara station

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • Takayama
    Takayama, Gifu, Japan

    The specific departure point is Hida-Hagiwara station. (8:00am train leaving Takayama arrives at Hida-Hagiwara at 8:37am / 10:24am train arrives at 11:18am / 12:35pm train arrives at 1:12pm / 1:35pm train arrives at 2:12pm)

Start time

01:30 PM

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect


Tenryo Brewery

2 hours Admission Ticket Free

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Participants can bring and store suitcases inside of our garage during the tour so that they can directly head to the next destination such as Kyoto or Tokyo just after the tour
  • When it rains or snows, we will basically hold the tour as scheduled
  • Near public transportation
  • If it is canceled due to poor weather, you will be offered a different date or a full refund
  • The specific departure point is Hida-Hagiwara station, and your guide will pick you up at the station before the tour starting time
  • Please directly contact us via our website "UMESEKO TOUR" if the date you want to book is not available on the calendar
  • Please understand that we very occasionally take more than 6 guests at once depending on availability
  • Minimum drinking age is 20 years
  • You can join with your child but he/she is not allowed to drink sake
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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Amazing tour
Kayla_J, Mar 2019
Super amazing tour with guide Dai! The brewery was very interesting and it makes you appreciate the sake tasting after. Would definitely do it again if I’m in Takayama.
Response from Host, May 2019
Thank you so much for coming to the sake experience and writing a great review here! We are honored to take you inside the sake brewery to show you the actual brewing process and explain the difference of flavors. Hope you will come back to the brewery again!
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Product code: 73612P2

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