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Private Full-day Experience and Strolling Tour in Asakusa and Kappabashi

Tour feature and details

I would like to offer you one day full of enjoyable experiences including some thrilling walks.

【Experiences】
・Tea Ceremony (Asakusa) traditional culture
You can try not only how to drink tea but also how to make tea in a tearoom.
A teacher explains the method of preparing and drinking tea and the meaning of every step.
・Woodblock Printing (Asakusa) traditional art
You can try multicolor printing by the traditional method.
Carved wood boards are prepared, you paint a color on the board, and place a sheet of paper on it and rub the sheet. A part of colored image will get printed on the sheet. You repeat this process several times with different colors. At the end you would have created a marvelous colorful picture.
・Goldfish Scooping game (Asakusa) traditional play
You scoop goldfish swimming in a pool by a ladle made of paper. You can use two ladles and keep trying it until the two ladles are torn.
・Replica Foods making(Kappabashi) unique craftsmanship
You can make two pieces of replica tempura and a head of fresh lettuce.
First, pour melted wax into warm water, then it changes from liquid to solid form by using some skills.
They will look like real, but please don’t eat them.

【Strolling】
・Asakusa area
You walk around Sensouji Temple, Asakusa Shrine, Kaminarimon Gate and Nakamise traditional souvenir and sweets shop street.
You can see or try traditional Japanese activities at the temple and the shrine such as Kiyome purifying yourself, Ema your wish writing, Omikuji fortunes, etc., if you like.
・Kappabashi
※It takes within 15minutes on foot from Sensouji temple to Kappabashi.
You can look around Kappabashi shopping street which has kitchen utensils for professionals and home cooking, such as kitchen knives, colorful casting kettles, beautiful Noren curtains, etc.

Course(Visiting Spots)

・Sensouji Temple and Nakamise Street strolling
Tea Ceremony
Woodblock Printing (closed on Tuesday)
Goldfish Scooping
・Kappabashi Street strolling
Replica food making

Departure Time 9:00AM
Duration 8 hours
Number of People 1~5
Meeting Point Your hotel in Tokyo
Tour End Your hotel in Tokyo
What's Included ・Professional guide fee
・Hotel pick up and drop off
・Small group private tour
・Transportation fee and lunch for the guide
What's Excluded ・Transportation fee to/from your hotel and Asakusa for the customer
・Lunch for the customer
・Admission fee for Tea ceremony (2700 yen/person)
Woodblock printing (2200 yen/person)
Goldfish scooping (300 yen/2 ladles)
Replica food making (2500 yen/person)
※Fees may be subject to change.
Reservation Deadline 14 days before the tour
Others 【Holiday】
Tea Celemony: Sundays、Mondays and National holidays
WoodblockPrinting:Tuesdays
※If you have food restrictions such as vegetarian, food allergy, religious limitations etc, please let me know in advance.
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  • Language:English
  • Interpreter Guide Number:EN05782
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Tour Fee

  • US$179 per group

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8 or more days before tour date
No Cancellation Fee
2-7 days before tour date
20% Cancellation Fee
1 day before tour date
50% Cancellation Fee
On the tour date or If you do not send a cancellation contact
100% Cancellation Fee

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