Join the Private Tokyo Local Food and Drink Tour With a Bar Hopping Master to discover the exciting food and drink scene in Tokyo. Led by an expert local guide, this 2-hour tour will take you to the izakaya bars in Ueno, Shinbashi, or Ikebukuro districts.
With Mr. Ono as your guide, you’ll explore different menus, try delicious food and drinks, and get a taste of the local culture. This is a great opportunity to experience the real Tokyo with a knowledgeable local guide.
Just The Basics
- The tour takes place in Ueno, Shinbashi, or Ikebukuro districts of Tokyo.
- It is a 2-hour tour offered in English.
- The guide helps translate menus and choose tasty food and drinks.
- Participants get to experience authentic Japanese food and drink and venture off the tourist trail.
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Tour Details and Overview
The Private Tokyo Local Food and Drink Tour lasts for about 2 hours. It takes you to izakaya bars in Ueno, Shinbashi, or Ikebukuro, which are districts in Tokyo. An expert local guide will accompany you, helping you choose yummy food and drinks by translating the menus.
This tour gives you an authentic experience of Tokyo’s culture and food traditions. It’s available in English, and you can pick a date that suits you. The guide will show you the best spots and help you navigate the menu.
At each bar, you’ll get to try one drink and one dish, giving you a chance to taste different flavors. Transportation to and from the bars isn’t included, but you can choose a convenient meeting point for the tour.
Meeting and Pickup
To start the Private Tokyo Local Food and Drink Tour, we’ll need to meet up at a specific spot. You can choose from three cool districts: Ueno, Shinbashi, or Ikebukuro, each with its own vibe and lots of izakaya bars to check out.
Before the tour, we’ll give you detailed instructions and a map so you can easily find the meeting point. It’s really important to be on time, as we’ll start right on schedule. We want to make sure everyone can start the culinary adventure smoothly and efficiently, so we provide clear directions and different meeting options.
Cancellation Policy for the Private Tokyo Local Food and Drink Tour:
If you need to cancel your reservation for the tour, here’s what you need to know:
- If you cancel 7 days or more before the tour, you’ll get a full refund.
- If you cancel between 3 to 6 days before the tour, you’ll receive a 50% refund.
- However, if you cancel within 6 days of the tour, unfortunately, no refund will be given.
Please keep in mind that the tour price only covers the tour itself and doesn’t include any extra food or drinks.
The cancellation policy is in place to help you plan your trip confidently, while also allowing the tour company to manage their resources efficiently.
Reviews and Recommendations
People who’ve been on the Private Tokyo Local Food and Drink Tour really loved it. They said it was an amazing experience for food lovers. Here are some things they mentioned:
- The tour let them try interesting foods and exotic drinks that were really delicious.
- The places they visited were lively and had lots of local people around.
They also had some tips for understanding the local izakaya culture:
- The tour gave them a real taste of Tokyo, with a chance to learn about the local culture and food traditions.
- They got to go to places they wouldn’t have known about without a local guide.
- The people at the bar were really friendly and made them feel like they were part of the local scene.
Tour Guide’s Role and Personality
Mr. Ono is the tour guide for the Private Tokyo Local Food and Drink Tour. He plays a very important role in this tour by guiding the participants through busy izakaya bars and making sure they’ve a great time. He knows all the best places to eat and drink in Tokyo, so he can show the participants a unique and authentic experience.
Mr. Ono takes the time to explain the food and Japanese culture, and lets the participants try whatever they want at their own pace. One thing that stands out about Mr. Ono is his great sense of humor, which makes the tour fun and enjoyable. The participants really like how knowledgeable he’s about everyday life in Tokyo and how well he can connect with the locals at the bars.
This private Tokyo local food and drink tour has some extra features that can make your experience even better:
Mobile ticket: Instead of using physical tickets, you can conveniently access your tickets on your phone. No need to worry about losing or forgetting them!
More food and drinks: While the tour already includes one drink and one dish at each bar, you have the option to buy more if you want. This gives you the chance to try different flavors and explore the diverse culinary offerings of Tokyo.
Learn from a local guide: Mr. Ono, your friendly guide, knows a lot about Japanese culture and everyday life. He can share interesting insights with you during the tour. It’s not just about the food, but also about enjoying the local customs and social scene.
With these extra features, you can fully enjoy your Tokyo food and drink tour. You’ll get to taste new flavors and experience the lively atmosphere of izakaya bars in the city.
To make sure your Tokyo local food and drink tour goes smoothly, here’s how you can find the meeting point. The meeting point is located in either Ueno, Shinbashi, or Ikebukuro districts of Tokyo. You can use public transportation like trains or buses to get there. It’s a good idea to check the train and bus schedules beforehand so you can plan your journey.
Once you arrive, it’s important to know some bar hopping etiquette in Japan. For example, before taking a sip, it’s customary to say ‘kanpai’ which means cheers. Also, when ordering food, it’s nice to share it with the group.
The best time to visit izakaya bars, where you’ll be going on the tour, is in the evening. That’s when they’re usually more lively and vibrant.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Transportation to and From the Bars Included in the Tour?
No, transportation to and from the bars is not included in the tour. You will need to make your own transportation arrangements.
Can I Choose Which District of Tokyo to Explore During the Tour?
During the tour in Tokyo, you can choose which districts you want to explore. This means you can visit the areas that interest you the most. The tour can be customized to fit your preferences, so you can have a unique and personalized experience.
How Many Bars Will We Visit During the Tour?
You’ll get to visit several bars in Tokyo on the tour. At each bar, you’ll have the chance to try different local drinks and taste unique food specialties. It’s a great opportunity to explore the city’s bar scene and experience a variety of flavors.
Are Vegetarian or Vegan Options Available at the Izakaya Bars?
Yes, if you’re a vegetarian or vegan, you’ll be happy to know that izakaya bars visited during the tour offer plant-based alternatives. This means you can enjoy traditional Japanese dishes without any meat or animal products. The local guide who accompanies you on the tour is an expert and makes sure there are plenty of options for everyone, regardless of their dietary preferences. So, you can have a great time experiencing the izakaya culture while still sticking to your vegetarian or vegan lifestyle.
Can I Bring My Own Food and Drinks on the Tour?
You cannot bring your own food and drinks on the tour. But don’t worry! They have different menu options and can accommodate dietary restrictions if you have any.
So basically, the Private Tokyo Local Food and Drink Tour with a Bar Hopping Master offers a unique and immersive experience for visitors looking to explore the vibrant food and drink scene of Tokyo.
Led by the knowledgeable and charismatic Mr. Ono, participants have the opportunity to discover local spots, sample delicious food and drinks, and enjoy the energetic atmosphere of izakaya bars.
With excellent reviews and recommendations from previous participants, this tour is a must-try for those seeking an authentic Tokyo experience.