Takayama Food & Sake Walking Tour


Situated in Japan Alps region, Takayama, also named as Little Kyoto, is well preserved with historical buildings, the traditional old town Sanmachi Suji district and local food culture. This is our new tour for you to explore Takayama deeply by tasting the local food and sake with our local tour guide!

Accompanied by licensed English / Chinese Speaking Tour Guide
Our friendly tour guides will share fun facts and interesting stories! Please refer to the details of our licensed tour guides below:
Licensed Guides of Takayama Walking Tour

Budget Price

Only 4500yen per person! (New tour promotion price for first 10 applicants only: 3900 yen per person!)

Interacting with locals

No language barrier! Let’s talk to locals with your guide!

Save your time

Explore the main attractions in Takayama efficiently in 3 hours! We provide little lecture regarding Takayama’s history, culture, gourmet and festivals. Ask us for the hidden gem of the town! Do not miss the local snacks such as Hida beef sushi, Gohei mochi, Mitarashi dango etc too!

Sake school and sake tasting in local sake pub

We will have sake lecture and tasting in a locals’ favorite pub that you can learn more about Japanese sake and food pairing. After the tour, the sake knowledge you learned from the tour can help you to choose a good sake from the menu in the restaurant for your next Japanese meal!

Rice crackers making experience

Except eating the local food, why not participate in making the traditional rice cracker? Hida’s rice is delicious and locals use rice to make different kinds of snacks. Most shops in Takayama sell rice crackers which are good combination with Japanese tea.

International Tour

This tour is operated by J-hoppers which runs backpackers hostel in Takayama. You might be able to encounter international tourists during the tour!

<Tour Price> 4500yen
-3 hours walking tour with professional English or Chinese speaking tour guide
-Rice Crackers Making Experience
-Sake school to learn and taste local sake (three types) in a local sake pub
-Food and snacks
<Tour Time> 15:00~18:00
<Meeting Point> In front of Takayama Jinya
<Booking> Please enroll 2 days before by 18:00
<Min. number of participants> 2 persons
• 15:00 @Takayama Jinya: Visiting old town for traditional snacks such as Mitarashi Dango, Goheimochi, Hida Beef Sushi etc.
• 16:15 Rice Crackers Making Experience
• 17:15 Sake School: Learn and compare sake from Takayama
• 18:00 End at Sake Bar

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Reservation made is tentative booking only. We will reply to your request during our office hour from 9:00 a.m. to 18:00 p.m. within 48 hours. We will refund the deposit if we cannot confirm the reservation.

Tel: Domestic 0577-62-9545, Overseas +81-577-62-9545 (From 9:00 a.m. to 18:00 p.m. in Japan time)

Office: Our office is in J-Hoppers Hida Takayama Guest House (how to access).

Mail: Send request form from below.