Takayama Food and Sake Tasting Tour

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2 hour tour
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Our Takayama Food and Sake Tasting Tour takes you on a quick adventure through the quirky past of Takayama with a visit to the region’s oldest Sake factory and into the bustling present with a tour of an authentic local market. You’ll taste your way through the streets of Takayama, sampling local street food and Sake, with the help of an expert local guide. Be sure to come hungry; you won’t want to miss a single bite! This tour is available with guaranteed departures. Book your reservation today!

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Takayama Food and Sake Tasting Tour Highlights

  1. Discover the picturesque Old Town of Takayama, a charismatic town tucked away in the mountains
  2. Learn traditional methods for Sake production and serving from an expert
  3. Try your hand at making your own regional Sake and rice crackers
  4. Stroll through the quaint and busy markets of Takayama
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Takayama Food and Sake Tasting Tour Itinerary

9:00 or 13:00 - Meet your local guide in Takayama
Guided tour of Takayama, the Sake factory and the Rice Cracker family
  • The day begins with a leisurely walk through the old township of Takayama, where your local guide will give you an interesting overview about the history of this region and the fascinating culture of Takayama.
  • You'll make a stop at Nakabashi Bridge, a beautiful red bridge that stretches over the rushing Miyagawa River below, for a unique photo opportunity for a postcard worthy shot.
  • On your way to the brewery you'll stop by the Takayama Jin'ya, a unique government office from the Edo period, and the nearly hidden Yamazakura Shrine.
  • You'll take a quick break at the Yume Koho Hida rice cracker factory, where you can make your own tasty snacks.
  • The final stop of the day is the Hirase Shuzo Brewery, the oldest in the region, where you'll learn all about traditional Sake production and even do a tasting of some final products!
  • On the morning tour, you will also stop at the Hida-Takayama Miyagawa Morning Market, and the Jinya-Mae Morning Market for some quick treats.
11:00 or 15:00 - The tour ends in Takayama
NB - all timings on Takayama Food and Sake Tasting Tour are approximate
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Food and experience fee of rice cracker & Sake brewery tour
Fully guided tour in English
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Entrance fees
Lunch and drinks
Entrance fee to Takayama Jinya and Yume Kojo Hida - Rice Cracker Factory
Rice cracker making (400 yen)
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