Try the best local foods, drinks, sweets in Japan. Booking cooking classes and learn how to make delicious dishes like tempura, sushi and more. Guests with a sweet toooth can join tasting tours or sweets-making lessons. Find your favorite sake, beer or wine, or book dinner reservations with ease. Veltra also makes it easy for visitors with special dietary requirements (halal, vegetarian, gluten-free) enjoy Japanese food without worrying!
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  1. See a more rural side of Japan, savor seasonal fruit and a delicious western-style lunch using local ingredients. After your meal, try various types of sake at the Imanishi Brewery for a gourmet day.
    English Available
    Meal Provided


    7.5 hour(s) (morning)
  2. Take this opportunity to learn how to make delicious sushi using the finest ingredients at a school right by Nara Station. Witness the techniques the professionals use at restaurants.


    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  3. Discover the art of sushi through a step-by-step lesson from a professional sushi chef. Use the techniques you learn in the sushi school to make nigiri, rolls and many more.

    From USD27.63

    Group Discount
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  4. Join a cooking school lesson exclusively for fish dishes and for fish lovers. Fillet and cook one fish to learn the basics, then savor a luxurious dinner.

    From USD78.72

    Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
    3 hour(s) (evening)
  5. Head to the 'Tiger Temple' and enter a normally off-limits part of the temple. Join a Buddhist ritual given by one of the monks. Vegetarian Shojin Ryori (Buddhist cuisine) lunches are available too!


    2 hour(s) (afternoon)
  6. Visit majestic Todaiji Temple, Kofukuji Temple, and Kasuga Taisha Shrine, where you can meet Shinto priests or priestesses. Enjoy a lovely lunch, time to explore the town and a sake tasting too!
    English Available
    Meal Provided


    Mon, Thu
    8.5 - 9 hour(s) (morning)
  7. Let an experienced guide show you the best spots of Nara. Walk through this historical city and get an in-depth explanation of all the temples and sights.


    Group Discount
    6.5 hour(s) (morning)
  8. Enjoy a traditional Japanese tea ceremony in a relaxing atmosphere. Sip a cup of matcha tea, and learn about this elegant art of hospitality.

    From USD15.94

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)