Kyoto Sake Brewery Tour With Lunch

Step into the world of Kyoto’s renowned sake breweries on a guided tour that offers a captivating blend of tradition and flavor. As you navigate through the ancient streets, your senses will be tantalized by the sights and scents of the sake-making process. Imagine yourself savoring the intricate notes of handcrafted sake varieties, each sip telling a story of centuries-old expertise. But there’s a unique twist awaiting you at a local eatery, where a carefully crafted lunch complements the sake perfectly, promising a culinary fusion that will linger on your palate long after the tour ends.

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Good To Know

Kyoto Sake Brewery Tour With Lunch - Good To Know

  • Explore Kyoto’s sake breweries with guided tours and tastings.
  • Enjoy a local lunch with traditional Yakitori dishes paired with sake.
  • Small and large brewery visits for a comprehensive sake production experience.
  • Includes English-speaking guide, hotel pickup/drop-off, and gratuities.
  • Limited to 10 travelers for a personalized and immersive experience.

Tour Overview

Set out on a fascinating journey through Kyoto’s sake culture with the Kyoto Sake Brewery Tour with Lunch. This tour offers a comprehensive experience of sake production and tasting. The tour includes visits to Kyoto’s Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum, showcasing the rich history of sake production since 1637. Stops at small and large sake breweries are also part of the tour, offering sampling opportunities and a chance to understand the production process.

Explore the historic traditions and techniques at the museum, witness brewery operations firsthand to gain insight into sake production, and indulge in a local lunch paired with Yakitori and sake. This immersive tour provides a unique opportunity to explore the world of sake, learn about its intricate processes, and savor the flavors of this traditional Japanese beverage.


Kyoto Sake Brewery Tour With Lunch - Inclusions

Included in the Kyoto Sake Brewery Tour with Lunch are several sake tastings, a local lunch at a restaurant, a local English speaking guide, hotel pickup and drop-off services, and gratuities.

Participants will have the opportunity to sample a variety of sake flavors, enjoy a delicious meal at a local restaurant paired with sake, benefit from the insights of an English-speaking guide well-versed in the local culture, and experience the convenience of hotel transportation.

The tour is designed to provide a seamless and enjoyable experience for guests, ensuring they can fully enjoy Kyoto’s sake brewing tradition without any logistical hassles.

With these inclusions, visitors can look forward to a well-rounded and enriching journey through Kyoto’s sake breweries.

Meeting Information

Kyoto Sake Brewery Tour With Lunch - Meeting Information

The meeting point for the Kyoto Sake Brewery Tour With Lunch is located at 4-chōme-291 Ryōgaemachi, Fushimi Ward, Kyoto, 612-8082, Japan, in front of SoftBank Fushimi.

Here are some essential details for participants:

  • Start Time: 11:00 AM
  • End Point: Fushimi-Momoyama Station, Kyoto, Japan
  • Group Size: Maximum of 10 travelers
  • Accessibility: Not wheelchair accessible
  • Transportation: Near public transportation

This meeting point provides a convenient starting location for the tour, offering easy access and a central gathering spot in front of SoftBank Fushimi. Participants can look forward to a seamless beginning to their exploration of Kyoto’s sake breweries and the rich traditions of sake production.


Kyoto Sake Brewery Tour With Lunch - Expectations

Participants can anticipate an immersive experience delving into the intricate world of Kyoto’s sake breweries during the tour. They can expect to gain a deep understanding of sake production, from traditional methods to modern techniques.

The tour offers a behind-the-scenes look at brewery operations, providing insight into the craftsmanship behind Japan’s famous drink. Along with several sake tastings, you will enjoy a local lunch featuring delicious Yakitori dishes paired with sake.

It’s important to note that the active brewing areas are inaccessible for safety reasons. While a moderate level of physical fitness is required, the tour isn’t wheelchair accessible. Plus, participants must be at least 21 years old to partake in the sake tastings.

Additional Details

Kyoto Sake Brewery Tour With Lunch - Additional Details

Travelers can expect a personalized experience with a maximum group size of 10 participants, ensuring an intimate and immersive exploration of Kyoto’s sake breweries during the tour.

  • Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescetarian, Gluten-Free friendly options available

  • Limited to a maximum of 10 travelers for a more personalized experience

  • Changes may occur due to unforeseen circumstances

  • Near public transportation for convenience

  • Cancellation policy applies for booking flexibility

This tour caters to various dietary preferences, keeps groups small for a more engaging experience, and ensures easy access to public transport. With the flexibility to accommodate changes and a structured cancellation policy, travelers can embark on this sake brewery tour with peace of mind.

Cancellation Policy

Kyoto Sake Brewery Tour With Lunch - Cancellation Policy

To ensure a seamless booking experience, the Kyoto Sake Brewery Tour with Lunch has a comprehensive cancellation policy in place for travelers’ convenience.

Participants can receive a full refund if they cancel their booking at least 24 hours before the tour’s start time. However, if the cancellation occurs less than 24 hours prior to the start time, no refund will be issued.

Plus, any changes made within 24 hours of the tour’s commencement won’t be accepted. It’s important to note that this experience is weather-dependent and requires a minimum number of travelers to proceed.

Travelers are encouraged to review and understand the cancellation policy before booking to avoid any inconveniences.

Traveler Reviews

Kyoto Sake Brewery Tour With Lunch - Traveler Reviews

Explore the firsthand experiences and opinions of those who’ve embarked on the Kyoto Sake Brewery Tour with Lunch through a collection of insightful traveler reviews.

  • Exquisite Sake Tastings: Travelers praised the variety and quality of sake samples provided.

  • Informative Brewery Tours: Many reviewers highlighted the informative and engaging tours of both small and large sake breweries.

  • Delicious Local Lunch: The local lunch with Yakitori and sake pairing received glowing reviews for its authenticity and flavors.

  • Knowledgeable English-Speaking Guide: Visitors appreciated the guidance and information shared by the English-speaking guide throughout the tour.

  • Overall Rating: With an average rating of 4.5 based on 11 reviews, it’s evident that the Kyoto Sake Brewery Tour with Lunch is a highly recommended experience.

Pricing and Booking Information

Kyoto Sake Brewery Tour With Lunch - Pricing and Booking Information

Discover the pricing and booking details for the Kyoto Sake Brewery Tour with Lunch to secure your spot on this immersive experience.

The tour is bookable on Viator and starts at $236.00 per person. This price includes several sake tastings, a local lunch featuring Yakitori and sake pairing, a knowledgeable English-speaking guide, as well as hotel pickup and drop-off with gratuities covered.

It’s important to note that the tour isn’t wheelchair accessible and requires a minimum drinking age of 21 years old. Plus, the experience demands a moderate level of physical fitness due to active brewing areas being inaccessible.

Vegan, vegetarian, pescetarian, and gluten-free options are available. With a maximum of 10 travelers per tour, it’s advisable to book in advance, keeping in mind the cancellation policy for refunds.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can Children Participate in the Sake Brewery Tour?

Children cannot participate in the sake brewery tour due to the minimum drinking age requirement of 21 years old. This restriction ensures compliance with the legal drinking age regulations and maintains the tour’s focus on sake production and tasting experiences.

Are Transportation Costs Included in the Tour Price?

Transportation costs are included in the tour price. Visitors can enjoy the convenience of hotel pickup and drop-off, ensuring a hassle-free experience. This inclusive feature allows guests to focus on savoring the sake brewery tour and lunch.

Is There a Dress Code for the Brewery Tour?

There is no specific dress code for the brewery tour. Visitors are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing and shoes suitable for walking and exploring the brewery facilities. Dressing in layers is advisable for changing temperatures.

Are Souvenirs Available for Purchase at the Brewery?

Souvenirs are available for purchase at the brewery. Visitors can find a variety of items to commemorate their experience, from sake-related merchandise to traditional crafts. It’s a great way to take a piece of the brewery tour home.

Is There an Option for Private Tours for Larger Groups?

Private tours for larger groups are not available for the Kyoto Sake Brewery Tour. The standard offering accommodates a maximum of 10 travelers. For inquiries about custom group arrangements, travelers can contact Viator Help Center for assistance.

The Sum Up

Experience the best of Kyoto’s sake culture on this immersive brewery tour with lunch. From exploring traditional sake breweries to sampling a variety of flavors and enjoying a delicious Yakitori meal paired with sake, this tour offers a unique and delightful experience for sake enthusiasts and curious travelers alike.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn about the intricate process of sake production and taste some of the best sake Kyoto has to offer.