Asakusa - Tokyo's Top Family Food Tour

Tokyo, Japan

Duration
03 hours 15 minutes
Capacity
2 - 10 travelers
Booking notice
2 days
Standard price
RM 364.10

★★★★★
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Asakusa, Tokyo’s #1 Family Food Tour- Every guidebook 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. Our local expert will point out interesting details and history that will make the area come alive in your imagination. Learn about this important area while trying snacks, sweets and having a local seasonal lunch. This neighborhood is famous for the history, of course, but it is also a foodie’s dream come true.


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Itinerary

10:45 AM

Meeting time frame

Summary

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. Our guide will be holding an Arigato Japan sign. There is walking on the tour so please wear comfortable shoes.

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.

Culture Tourist Information Center

11:00 AM

Let's start the feast

Summary

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.


02:00 PM

End of feast

Summary


Travel notes

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.


Dietary Restriction flexibility:
Vegetarian, Pescetarian, Gluten-Free friendly (with advanced notice at the time of booking) . Please keep in mind, however, that we cannot make an allergy free or dietary restriction food guarantee since food is prepared in kitchens that do not belong to Arigato Japan. Also some stops may not have a viable substitution but we will make every effort to compensate at different stops throughout the tour.

Meet up point:
In front of the Asakusa Culture and Tourism Center (浅草文化観光センター)

Address: 2-18-9 Kaminarimon, Taitō-ku
〒111-0034 東京都台東区雷門2丁目18−9

Access: Asakusa Staion Ginza Line &Asakusa Line - A4 Exit
Tsukuba Express - A1 Exit

End point: At the main gate of Sensoji Temple (Asakusa Area)

Changes to tours and spots we visit may occur due to schedules of restaurants, public holidays,
weather conditions and other unforeseen circumstances. Applicable substitutions will be made in
this case.

We have family friendly pricing - If you are traveling with children and need a price adjustment, please submit a personalized request.

Poor weather plan

On rainy days, we recommend bringing an umbrella. They can be easily purchased at any convenience store.

Where we will meet

Culture Tourist Information Center, 2 Chome-18-9 Kaminarimon, 台東区 Taito City, Tokyo, Japan

How to get there

Standard price
RM 364.10 /Pax
Booking details
Adult 13 and above
MYR 0
Babies and toddlers 0 – 2 years old
MYR 0
Children 3 -12 years old
MYR 0
Total MYR 0.00
Price including
Regional Food Tastings And Street Food
Local lunch with Tea
One Drink Included
Dessert Included
Local English speaking guide
Price excluding
Hotel pick up not included - Can be arranged for an additional charge
Gratuity
Transportation costs
Additional drinks or food - Not included but possible to purchase at guest expense

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How to get there

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. Our guide will be holding an Arigato Japan sign. There is walking on the tour so please wear comfortable shoes.