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Retro Tokyo Food Tour in Yanaka with Tea Ceremony

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Slip back in time to wander through the rustic Yanesen neighborhood of Tokyo. Taste local snacks and a take part in an authentic tea ceremony with helpful commentary from an English-speaking guide!

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You can book a maximum of 10.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 171.82
USD 171.82
Child (Age 4-12)
USD 85.91
USD 85.91
Infant (Age 0-3)
free
free
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*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 171.82
USD 171.82
*Price per participant if booked solo (one participant).
USD 343.65
USD 343.65
Child (Age 4-12)
USD 85.91
USD 85.91
Infant (Age 0-3)
free
free
  • Duration: 3.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Lunch / English-speaking guide / Six (6) food stops / Tea ceremony and confectionery
Package detail / Schedule
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  • 10:15 Meet in Front of Coffee Room Renoir Nippori-Yanaka
  • 10:30 Tour Departs
  • Yanaka Walk
    DSC_5397 Stroll around the retro neighborhoods to get a feel of the city before skyscrapers filled the busy metropolis. Visit small shops to discover some crafts, wood carvings, ink prints, stationery, and more.
  • Local Street Snacks
    DSC_5485 Stop for a break at a neighborhood shop to taste yummy street snacks and local specialties. Some shops date back to over 100 years!
  • Shrines and Temples
    DSC_5458 Yanaka is known for having over 100 shrines and temples throughout the area. Pay a visit to admire the traditional architecture while learning the history of the shrines and temples.
  • Regional Lunch
    IMG_4508 Fuel up for the afternoon with a stop at a restaurant specializing in regional dishes from the southern island of Kyushu. Taste some unique dishes to taste the difference in cuisine.
  • Tea Ceremony
    IMG_4530 Visit an antique shop tucked within the streets of Tokyo for a traditional tea ceremony experience. Learn the ways of tea while enjoying a sweet Japanese confectionery.
  • 13:30 Tour Ends on Site
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • The tour starts promptly according to start-time and punctuality is highly advised.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Walking shoes
    • Comfortable clothing
Additional Note(s)
    • This tour involves a moderate amount of walking and a basic level of physical fitness is recommended.
    • Please note that dietary issues, allergies and cross-contact are not well-known or common in Japan, so many restaurants are not equipped to handle these issues. The tour operator and its partners make every effort to meet allergy and dietary requests, but please be aware that there is no guarantee these requests can be met in full.

      Please refer to the FAQ for Japanese translations for common food allergies.
    • Emergency Phone Numbers:
      Ambulance: 119 (simple English should be okay)

      Medical emergencies in Tokyo:
      Tokyo Metropolitan Medical Information Service: +81 (0)3 5285 8181
      English assistance: 9 am - 8 pm

      Medical emergencies in Kansai (including Osaka and Kyoto):
      AMDA International Medical Information Centre KANSAI: +81 (0)6-6636-2333
      English assistance: 9 am - 5 pm
    • Emergency Phone Numbers:

      Outside of Tokyo & Kansai:
      Japan Helpline: +81 (0)120-461-997 or +81 (0)570-000-911
      English assistance 24h

      Other useful numbers: https://www.jhelp.com/en/jhlp.html
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 10.
Activity provider
FAQ
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What are common food allergies and their Japanese translation?
  • Japanese for Common Allergy Foods:

    Nut Allergy ナッツアレルギー
    almond アーモンド
    brazil nuts ブラジルナッツ
    cashew カシュー
    hazelnut ヘーゼルナッツ
    hickory nut ヒッコリーナッツ
    macadamia マカダミアナッツ
    peanut ピーナッツ
    pecan ピーカンナッツ
    pine nut 松の実
    pistachio ピスタチオ
    walnuts くるみ

    Shellfish Allergy (including mollusks and crustaceans) 貝アレルギー
    calamari カラマリ
    crayfish ザリガニ
    cuttlefish いか
    lobster ロブスター
    mussels ムール貝
    oysters カキ
    prawns 海老

    Fish Allergy 魚アレルギー
    cod タラ
    salmon サーモン
    snapper スナッパー
    trout マス
    tuna マグロ
    yellowtail ハマチ
    mackerel 鯖
    sardine イワシ
    anything that is from the ocean 海に住む生き物

    Gluten Allergy 小麦アレルギー
    bread パン
    breakfast cereals 朝食用シリアル
    porridge お粥
    cakes ケーキ
    biscuits ビスケット
    pizza ピザ
    pasta パスタ
    wheat-based noodles 小麦焼きそば
    bread crumbs パン粉
    soy sauce 醤油
    yeast extract spread (such as Vegemite) イーストエキス(ベジマイトなど)
    soups スープ
    ice cream アイスクリーム
    custard powder カスタードパウダー
    beer ビール
    barbequed chicken バーベキューチキン
    sausage ソーセージ
    hamburger ハンバーガー

    Lactose Intolerance 乳製品食べません
    milk 牛乳
    cheese チーズ
    ice cream アイスクリーム
    butter バター
    yogurt ヨーグルト
    biscuits and cakes (if milk or milk solids are added) ビスケットとケーキ
    cheese sauce チーズソース
    cream soups クリームスープ
    custard カスタード
    milk chocolate ミルクチョコレート
    pancakes パンケーキ
    scrambled eggs スクランブルエッグ
    quiche キッシュ
    some breadいくつかパン

    Soy 大豆アレルギー
    edamame 枝豆
    miso みそ
    natto 納豆
    soy sauce and shoyu sauce 醤油
    soy flour 大豆粉
    soy nuts 大豆の実
    soy bean sprouts もやし
    soy-based milk 豆乳
    soy-based yogurt 大豆ヨーグルト
    soy-based ice cream 大豆アイスクリーム
    soy-based cheese 大豆チーズ
    tamari 大豆たまり
    tempeh 大豆テンペ
    tofu 豆腐
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Payment/Cancellation policy
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 21:00 local time, 7 business days to 21:00 local time, 4 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 21:00 local time, 4 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 171.82
USD 171.82

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Language English
Pick-up Not available
Duration 3.5 hour(s)
Availability Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Meal Lunch
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