Join us on an exciting journey through Nara, where you'll discover the hidden gems of this beautiful city! This tour is a perfect blend of food, culture, and libations, as we take you on a taste-filled adventure. Start by experiencing the original handmade mochi from the city's main shop and watch a mochi-pounding performance. Next, head over to Harushika Brewery for a sake tasting session, where you'll sample 5 different types of sake and have the opportunity to buy some to take home. We'll then visit the Naramachi Craft Beer Brewery, where you'll enjoy a refreshing beer and snacks. The tour continues with a visit to a traditional Japanese townhouse and a local restaurant for a meal, before ending at Nakatanidou Mochi Maker to witness a mochi-pounding session and taste the freshest mochi. So come along, and let us show you the best of Nara!
Indulge in Nara's Hidden Gems on a Food, Sake and Craft Beer Adventure! Watch the traditional art of mochi-pounding, savor the famous Kaki no Ha Sushi, sample fine sakes at the Harushika Distillery, taste the city's finest craft beer at the Naramachi microbrewery and feast at local restaurants. Join us for a once-in-a-lifetime experience, guided by a bilingual expert. Food, drinks and memories included. Suitable for all ages (non-alcoholic option available for youths for 10,000 yen). Must be 20 or older to consume alcohol so please have your ID ready. Get ready for a minimum of 5 stops of pure bliss!
Sample the Freshest Mochi: Visit Okuta Main Shop for a taste of handmade Mochi en route to the Sake Distillery. (10 min)
Savor the Finest Sakes: Stop at Harushika Brewery for a 5-sake tasting session and shop for souvenirs. (40 min)
Taste the Best Craft Beer: Enjoy a traditional yet modern craft beer at the Nara Machi brewery with snacks included. (45 min)
Dine Like a Local: Enjoy an early dinner at Take No Yakata, leaving you time to explore more of Nara. (30 min)
Explore an Edo-Era Townhouse: Visit the Naramachi Koshinoie, a replica of 400-year-old Japanese homes. (15 min)
Witness the Art of Mochi-Pounding: Visit Nakatanidou, Nara's most famous mochi maker, and taste the freshest Mochi made right before your eyes (if timing allows). (15 min)"
1. What is included in the tour?
The tour includes a bilingual guide, mochi and sushi tasting, food and drinks (as mentioned in the tour highlights), and a minimum of 5 stops.
2. Is alcohol included in the tour?
Yes, there is a possibility to taste sake and craft beer, but non-alcoholic options are also available for youths for 10,000 yen.
3. What is the age limit for consuming alcohol?
To consume alcohol in Japan, you must be at least 20 years old and need to provide an ID if asked.
4. Is the tour suitable for families?
Yes, the tour is family-friendly with a non-alcoholic option available.
5. What identification should I bring for the tour?
Participants should carry their passport or national identity card during the tour.
The tour focuses on Nara's famous craft beer and sake, including a sake tasting session at Harushika Brewery and a visit to Naramachi Craft Beer Brewery.
The tour also includes a mochi-pounding performance and a taste of local sushi, "Kaki no Ha Zushi".
A visit to a traditional Japanese townhouse, Nakatanidou Mochi Maker, and a local restaurant are included in the tour.
The tour is family-friendly, with a non-alcoholic option available for youths for 10,000 yen.
Participants must be at least 20 years old to consume alcohol and should bring their passport or national identity card during the tour.
The booking is non-refundable if you cancel within 1 day of the start time.
Visit Okuta Main Shop for a taste of handmade Mochi en route to the Sake Distillery.
A very well appreciated Sake Brewery where you will have a tasting session with 5 types of sake. Possibility to buy sake at the shop and other souvenirs.
A very traditional and modern mixed Japanese Craft Beer Brewery created in 2017. A very smooth and refreshing beer with snacks included.
Enjoy a local restaurant with a food/drink set included for each guest, and have an early dinner with authentic Japanese food.
Visit the Naramachi Koshinoie, a replica of 400-year-old Japanese homes.
The most famous mochi maker in the City. If our timing is good, we will attend a mochi pounding session and then eat the freshest mochi just pounded a minute before, in front of us.