Tokyo's #1 Family Food Tour

Asakusa and Sensoji area is one of Japan's Must see spots- taste the flavors of this historic neighborhood!

Cultural Experience

Family Friendly

Monday - Friday

Starts promptly at 11am

Central Tokyo

Around Asakusa Temple

Every guide book and checklist will tell you that the Asakusa area is a “Must See!” But we know you want to get off the beaten track and discover hidden spots and tasty treats that most tourists will never find. Learn the history of the area while trying snacks, sweets and having a local seasonal lunch!

You will begin your tour with a special overview of this district. Explore the Namise street, try a famous Japanese snack, and learn about how pilgrims and tourists have been coming here for more than 1000 years. Have a seasonal lunch with your guide and learn about food customs and ordering tips that you can use throughout your time in Japan.

Next stop explore the theater and traditional side streets. Stop off and learn about speciality foods from all across Japan. Head over to a dessert shop that has been making a famous pastry since 1945 we can also enjoy a Matcha (green tea) experience at this cozy spot. We will share a hidden secret of Sensoji temple and . See all the important sites and make delicious memories with your local guide sharing information about this amazing “shitamachi” or downtown neighborhood.

Minimum of 2 people needed to book this tour. If you are a single traveler, please email us directly. Please let us know your paypal email address and if you have any dietary restrictions or allergies.

Highly recommended for families!

 

Tour Highlights:

 

  • 3 Hour tour to walk the streets of this historical area and see the beauty from a local’s perspective.
  • Experience an afternoon of great food and tradition as your explore one of Tokyo’s must-see districts, Asakusa.
  • Enjoy an authentic Japanese lunch, with sashimi option fresh from Tsukiji market.
  • Hear the stories of the area as you explore the sides streets and alleyways.
  • Visit a classic candy shop where a traditional candy making method has been preserved
  • Experience different regional flavors from all over Japan including Japanese plums, pickles, rice crackers, tea and more (subject to change based on the season).
  • Have a taste of melon bread, one of Japan’s best kept secrets.
  • Finish it all off with genuine matcha Hot or Iced to go with your dessert
  • No one will see Asakusa like you will on this tour!  Definitely a must do!
  • A great FAMILY FRIENDLY tour in Tokyo.

We have family friendly pricing on all our Arigato food tours- If you are traveling with children and need a price adjustment- please email our team at Bookings@ArigatoJapan.co.jp 

  • Babies and Toddlers 0 – 2 years old – free
  • Children 3 -12 years old – 50% of adult price
  • Children 13 and above – full price

We have a strict policy about starting our tours on time. This is to protect the enjoyment of all our guests and restaurant partners. We are sorry to say that if you are not able to arrive at the meeting point by the departure time, the tour will start regardless and no refund will be provided. We are also unable to accommodate meeting up in any of the food stops once you’ve missed the start of the tour.

Arigato Tours are a great way to meet other travelers and food fans from around the world. However if you would prefer a private tour our rates are an additional fee of $75 per person.  Larger groups please contact us by email to arrange. 

*You do not need a PayPal account to purchase this course.  You only need a credit card.

 

**SAME-DAY BOOKING POSSIBLE.  Please call this number: 03-6823-4615

 

Mon.-Fri.
Meeting Time Frame 10:45 – 11:00 am
Start Time 11:00 am
End Time 2:00 pm

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$125 / Person

Asakusa is the kind of place you can feel and it's vibe, despite the plethora of travelers and gimmicks, incorporates history, traditional pride and pure entertainment. The tour guides give a great overall picture of the area, pointing out historical references, shopping recommendations and cultural insights along with tasty treats every step of the way.

Mary Fidler

March 2017

Tour Details

  • 5 FOOD STOPS INCLUDING LUNCH WITH 5-7 DISHES  YES
  • 5 REGIONAL FOOD TASTINGS AND STREET FOOD  YES
  • ONE DRINK INCLUDED YES
  • WALKING LEVEL ADVANCED YES
  • FAMILY FRIENDLY YES
  • DESSERT INCLUDED YES
  • SHOPPING TIME YES

Meeting Location

The meeting point is in front of the  Asakusa Culture and Tourism Center (浅草文化観光センター)

2 Chome-18-9 Kaminarimon, Taitō-ku

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