Enjoy Tokyo’s exciting food scene with the Tsukiji and Asakusa Food and Drink Cultural Walking Tour!
Led by knowledgeable guides, you’ll get to explore Tsukiji Market, one of the world’s biggest fish markets. Here, you’ll have the chance to try a variety of special foods and drinks, like sushi and sake.
The tour then takes you to Asakusa, where you can enjoy traditional sweets at a cute café.
And the best part? The tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off, so you don’t have to worry about transportation.
Get set for an amazing culinary adventure you won’t forget!
Good To Know
- The tour offers a knowledgeable guide who provides extensive information about the area and Tokyo.
- Participants have the opportunity to taste a variety of specialty foods and drinks, including Japanese omelettes, sushi, fried fish cakes, sake, and traditional sweets.
- The tour includes visits to Tsukiji Market, Asakusa district, and a sushi restaurant.
- Some participants felt that the trip to Asakusa was touristy and not focused on food, while others enjoyed the market and the guide’s explanations about the foods.
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Tour Overview and Highlights
The tour takes you on a fun adventure to Tsukiji and Asakusa, where you can dive into the amazing world of Japanese food.
With a knowledgeable guide, you’ll explore Tsukiji Market, one of the biggest fish markets in the world, and get to try all kinds of delicious foods and drinks. Think Japanese omelettes, sushi, fried fish cakes, sake, and tea – yum!
After that, we’ll head to Asakusa, where you can satisfy your sweet tooth at a local cafe. The guide will show you the best spots and help you discover the authentic flavors of Japanese cuisine, just like the locals do.
Join us for a mouthwatering food adventure you’ll never forget!
What’s Included and Miscellaneous Information
The Tsukiji and Asakusa Food and Drink Cultural Walking Tour (Half Day) is an awesome experience that lets you dive into Japanese cuisine and culture. You’ll be guided by a local professional who’ll show you around and share interesting facts along the way.
During the tour, you’ll get to try a bunch of delicious dishes and drinks like Japanese omelette, fried fish cake, fresh tuna, sake, sushi, and traditional sweets. You’ll even get to sample some complementary food like Dashi soup stock and Katsuobushi, as well as snacks. Yum!
The best part is that the tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off, so you don’t have to worry about transportation. Plus, it’s a half-day tour, so you’ll have plenty of time to explore other things in Tokyo.
The tour starts at $145.00, and it’s organized by Viator You can book it using the product code 21490P5. Just keep in mind that Viator’s terms and conditions apply.
Meeting and Pickup
Meeting and Pickup
To join the Tsukiji and Asakusa Food and Drink Cultural Walking Tour (Half Day), be at Tsukiji Honganji-Temple’s main gate by 8:15am. The address is 3-chōme-15-1 Tsukiji, Chuo City, Tokyo 104-8435, Japan.
This tour is stroller-friendly, so if you have little ones, it’s no problem! You’ll be able to easily go along the tour route with them.
Getting to the meeting point is a breeze because it’s close to public transportation. That means you can easily use buses, trains, or whatever you prefer to get there. So no worries about finding your way!
Once you’re there, you’ll be all set to start your cultural walking tour of Tsukiji and Asakusa. It’s going to be a fun and interesting experience, so get ready to explore and learn!
Cancellation Policy for Tsukiji and Asakusa Food and Drink Cultural Walking Tour (Half Day):
- You can cancel and get a full refund if you do it at least 24 hours before the tour starts.
- If you cancel less than 24 hours before the tour, you won’t get a refund.
- You can’t make any changes or reschedule less than 24 hours before the tour.
- The cut-off times for cancellation are based on the local time of the tour.
Comparing this cancellation policy to others, you can see that you’ll get a full refund if you cancel at least 24 hours in advance. But remember, if you cancel less than 24 hours before the tour, you won’t get your money back.
It might be a good idea for them to offer partial refunds or the option to reschedule closer to the tour start time.
Travelers really liked the Tsukiji and Asakusa Food and Drink Cultural Walking Tour. They thought the guides were super knowledgeable and shared a lot of interesting information. People loved trying out the authentic Japanese food and learning about the local food culture.
The guides, like Chihiro, Mr. Yukio, and Noriko, were great at speaking English and knew a lot about the area and Tokyo.
The best part of the tour was getting to taste different specialty foods and drinks, like Japanese omelettes, sushi, fried fish cakes, sake, and tea. However, some people thought there could have been more food tasting, and they felt like the Asakusa market was more about buying souvenirs than exploring food options.
But overall, the tour was recommended, and everyone really enjoyed the market and the guide’s explanations about the foods.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Are There Any Age Restrictions for Participating in the Tsukiji and Asakusa Food and Drink Cultural Walking Tour?
The Tsukiji and Asakusa Food and Drink Cultural Walking Tour has some age restrictions. To drink alcohol during the tour, you need to be at least 20 years old. But don’t worry if you’re younger than that, they have other tasty drinks for you to enjoy. They didn’t mention any special rules for people with dietary restrictions.
Can I Request Vegetarian or Vegan Options for the Food Tour Menu?
You can absolutely request vegetarian or vegan options for the food tour menu! The tour is really great at considering dietary restrictions and making sure there are options for everyone. They want to accommodate all kinds of food preferences and requirements, so you’ll have plenty of delicious choices to enjoy.
Is Transportation Included During the Tour, or Do Participants Need to Arrange Their Own Transportation?
During the Tsukiji and Asakusa Food and Drink Cultural Walking Tour, transportation is already taken care of. You don’t have to worry about arranging your own transportation because the tour provides access to public transportation options. So, getting around won’t be a hassle for you!
Is There a Dress Code for the Tour?
You can wear whatever you want for the tour, but it’s a good idea to wear comfy clothes and shoes for walking. It’s also smart to dress in layers so you can adjust if the weather changes during the day.
Are There Any Additional Fees or Expenses That Participants Should Be Aware Of?
There might be some extra costs for the Tsukiji and Asakusa Food and Drink Cultural Walking Tour. It’s a good idea to ask the tour operator about any additional fees or expenses.
The Sum Up
To sum it up, the Tsukiji and Asakusa Food and Drink Cultural Walking Tour offers a fantastic opportunity for foodies and those interested in Japanese culture to explore Tokyo’s vibrant culinary scene. With knowledgeable guides, participants can enjoy the world of Tsukiji Market and sample a variety of specialty foods and drinks along the way.
The tour also provides insights into Japanese customs and includes hotel pickup and drop-off for convenience. This half-day tour promises an unforgettable and delicious experience.