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Kawagoe & Gyoda Castle Town 1-Day Tour from Tokyo with Sake Tasting in Saitama
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Journey out from Tokyo to the quiet suburbs of Saitama. Experience Japanese culture with visits to Kawagoe, Gyoda, and Kumagaya while viewing historical architecture and tasting local sake!

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Save up to 53% with Group Discount

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Price
Kawagoe, Gyoda, Kumagaya Course (without Hotel Drop-off)
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 8.
Adult/Child
USD 197.77
USD 197.77
Quick Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult/Child
USD 197.77
USD 197.77
*Price per participant if booked solo (one participant).
USD 338.16
USD 338.16

Save up to 53% with Group Discount

Adult/Child (3 persons)
USD 150.98
USD 150.98
USD 197.77 24%off
USD 197.77 24%off
Adult/Child (4 persons)
USD 127.58
USD 127.58
USD 197.77 35%off
USD 197.77 35%off
Adult/Child (5 persons)
USD 113.54
USD 113.54
USD 197.77 43%off
USD 197.77 43%off
Adult/Child (6 persons)
USD 104.16
USD 104.16
USD 197.77 47%off
USD 197.77 47%off
Adult/Child (7 persons)
USD 97.50
USD 97.50
USD 197.77 51%off
USD 197.77 51%off
Adult/Child (8 persons)
USD 92.48
USD 92.48
USD 197.77 53%off
USD 197.77 53%off
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Admission / Bus fare / Train fare / English-speaking guide / Sake tasting at Gonda Brewery
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

  • Pick-up at Select Hotels in Tokyo
  • 08:00 Depart to Kawagoe on Train
  • 09:30 Kawagoe Walking Tour (2 hours)
    db7ae214-f461-4c25-85b6-e8b18e8ba03d Slip back in time as you stroll through the historical neighborhood of what was once called "Koedo" (Little Edo). The iconic tile roof structures were store houses for merchants and have been reformed as shops.
  • Isegen Sake Shop
    4e2a3e8a-aab5-4226-886e-5f9cbc2a8719 Your first sake stop will be at Isegen; a local sake shop that has been around for more than 100 years! See the wide collection of finely selected sake made locally along with other delicious specialties made using sake.
  • 11:31 Train and Bus to Gyoda (1.5 hours)
  • 13:00 Lunch (1 hour)
    DSC00348 After a journey by train and bus, fuel up for the remainder of the afternoon for some lunch! Get recommendations from your guide for some local treats such as soba noodles or authentic Japanese-style meals.
  • 14:00 Peaceful Gyoda (1 hour)
    DSC00357 Explore the quiet town of Gyoda that was once a castle town in the late 1400s with your guide. Stop by a unique tabi socks museum and see how the authentic Japanese socks were made!
    Depending on the season, you will even be able to see fantastic art created on the rice paddies.
  • 15:00 Bus and Train to Kumagaya (40 min.)
  • 16:00 Sake Tasting in Kumagaya (2 hours)
    DSC00058 Wrap up your Saitama journey with sake tasting at Gonda brewery in Kumagaya. Discover how sake has been made continuously for the past 160 years while going on an informative tour around the brewery!
  • 18:30 Check-out at Kagohara Station
Package detail / Schedule
Kawagoe, Gyoda, Kumagaya Course (with Hotel Drop-off)
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 8.
Adult/Child
USD 241.32
USD 241.32
Quick Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult/Child
USD 241.32
USD 241.32
*Price per participant if booked solo (one participant).
USD 404.60
USD 404.60

Save up to 53% with Group Discount

Adult/Child (3 persons)
USD 186.88
USD 186.88
USD 241.32 23%off
USD 241.32 23%off
Adult/Child (4 persons)
USD 159.67
USD 159.67
USD 241.32 34%off
USD 241.32 34%off
Adult/Child (5 persons)
USD 143.34
USD 143.34
USD 241.32 41%off
USD 241.32 41%off
Adult/Child (6 persons)
USD 132.45
USD 132.45
USD 241.32 45%off
USD 241.32 45%off
Adult/Child (7 persons)
USD 124.68
USD 124.68
USD 241.32 48%off
USD 241.32 48%off
Adult/Child (8 persons)
USD 118.85
USD 118.85
USD 241.32 51%off
USD 241.32 51%off
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Admission / Bus fare / Train fare / English-speaking guide / Sake tasting at Gonda Brewery
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

  • Pick-up at Select Hotels in Tokyo
  • 08:00 Depart to Kawagoe on Train
  • 09:30 Kawagoe Walking Tour (2 hours)
    db7ae214-f461-4c25-85b6-e8b18e8ba03d Slip back in time as you stroll through the historical neighborhood of what was once called "Koedo" (Little Edo). The iconic tile roof structures were store houses for merchants and have been reformed as shops.
  • Isegen Sake Shop
    4e2a3e8a-aab5-4226-886e-5f9cbc2a8719 Your first sake stop will be at Isegen; a local sake shop that has been around for more than 100 years! See the wide collection of finely selected sake made locally along with other delicious specialties made using sake.
  • 11:31 Train and Bus to Gyoda (1.5 hours)
  • 13:00 Lunch (1 hour)
    DSC00348 After a journey by train and bus, fuel up for the remainder of the afternoon for some lunch! Get recommendations from your guide for some local treats such as soba noodles or authentic Japanese-style meals.
  • 14:00 Peaceful Gyoda (1 hour)
    DSC00357 Explore the quiet town of Gyoda that was once a castle town in the late 1400s with your guide. Stop by a unique tabi socks museum and see how the authentic Japanese socks were made!
    Depending on the season, you will even be able to see fantastic art created on the rice paddies.
  • 15:00 Bus and Train to Kumagaya (40 min.)
  • 16:00 Sake Tasting in Kumagaya (2 hours)
    DSC00058 Wrap up your Saitama journey with sake tasting at Gonda brewery in Kumagaya. Discover how sake has been made continuously for the past 160 years while going on an informative tour around the brewery!
  • 20:00 Drop-off at Select Hotels in Tokyo
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
  • All Packages
    • Legal drinking age of Japan is 20 years old. Minors under 20 will not be getting a sample tasting of sake and substitutions will not be available.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • All Packages
    • Walking shoes
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • Lunch, additional drinks, and personal expenses are not included in the tour fare.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
  • All Packages
    • You can book a maximum of 8.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 16:00 local time, 8 business days to 16:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 16:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
From USD 92.48
From USD 92.48

Taxes & fees included

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(5.00/5.00) 5.00 / 5
(1 review)

Language English
Pick-up Available
Availability Daily

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

It was an excellent tour with a wonderful tour guide. I recommend to anyone who is interested in Japan history and enjoys Sake tasting.