Gain a thoroughly enjoyable introduction to Kyoto’s food culture with this small-group guided tour for the city’s best eating spots. Start at the deliciously vast 400-year-old Nishiki Market, nicknamed 'Kyoto's Kitchen,' where over 130 food shops and stalls will beckon your taste buds. Stroll through the Market and learn about its history and taste the various dishes unique to Kyoto including: Tofu Skin, rice ball, fried fish cakes, Japanese Pike Conger Eel, Japanese omelet, and Sake. Then rest your appetite by visiting a nearby shrine dedicated to the God of Education.
¥ 9,500 / Per Person
Maybe you have seen the picture of the Bamboo Grove of Japan at least once. It’s the highlight of Arashiyama! Arashiyama was a villa and a symbol of aristocracy more than 1000 years ago. We also visit the beautiful traditional Togetsukyo bridge and Tenryuji temple with stunning gardens. Then we will walk around the Sagano area.
¥ 10,000 / Per Person
How about strolling in the evening in Kyoto like the locals? Kyoto is beautiful in the daytime, but night time is something else! It becomes a time capsule of beautiful scenery with a fun engaging nightlife!! We will stroll around Shijo Street and the Pontocho area while also stopping by restaurants popular for locals. (Some spots are hidden even for Japanese!) We will enjoy good Kyoto food and drinks while walking around the town. Let’s have a Kanpai (Cheers!) together!!
¥ 13,000 / Per Person
The biggest city in western Japan, Osaka, has been known as the "Nation's Kitchen" because of its cuisine. The "Kuromon Market" has supported Osaka's food culture for many years. Some local residents and professional chefs still come to buy high-quality food here. On this tour, we will walk in the Namba area and enjoy Osaka’s unique food and culture differences from Tokyo. This tour's concept is "Kuidaore". "Kuidaore" is an Osaka word meaning "To eat till you drop"!! Through experiencing delicious food and drink, you would learn about Osaka culture.
¥ 9,800 / Per Person
Sushi is one of the most popular Japanese food for foreigners. It's easy to eat, but it can be difficult to make. During this tour, you can learn how to make sushi from a professional Sushi master. To be a Sushi master, you have to practice for more than 10 years, but in this workshop, you will learn the simple ins and outs of making Sushi so you can make delicious Sushi yourself. Before the workshop, you will explore the Kuromon Market and the Namba Area learning about Japanese food and Osaka culture. At the end of the tour, we will take you to the Dotonbori Bridge. Why don’t we take a photo with a sushi master and the famous Glico man?
¥ 13,000 / Per Person
This is a small-group guided tour of the city's best food spots in Nishiki Market. While also exploring the Gion Geisha District and the famous Fushimi Inari Shrine. Start at the eye-catching and delicious looking 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 local guide, learning about the history of food in the city and taste many dishes unique to Kyoto, including tofu skin, pickled vegetables, special rice ball, deep-fried fish cakes, Japanese pike conger eel, Japanese omelet, and Sake. After the market, visit a shrine dedicated to the god of education to learn about our religion. Then, you will walk around Pontocho and the Gion District. If you are lucky, you can see some real Geisha on the tour. Then we will rest our feet while enjoying some traditional Japanese sweets in Gion. Then head to Famous Fushimi Inari shrine (Thousands of red Torii gate). You can talk and discuss your trip with your local guide.
¥ 11,500 / Per Person
Gain a local introduction to Kyoto’s food culture with this small-group guided tour and cooking experience. Start at the deliciously vast 400-year-old Nishiki Market, nicknamed 'Kyoto's Kitchen,' where over 130 food shops and stalls will beckon your taste buds. Stroll through the Market and learn about its history and taste the various dishes unique to Kyoto. What makes this tour even more special is a 1.5-hour cooking class making Western Japanese style local dishes such as Inari sushi, miso soup, egg omelet, and marinated vegetables. During the lesson, you will learn the homemade traditional technique of Japanese cooking. You can enjoy your edible creation for lunch along with a selection of paired Shochu "Japanese distilled alcohol" after the lesson. Cooking ingredients, tools and lunch with a beverage are all included. Just please bring your empty stomach!!
¥ 13,000 / Per Person