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Private tour: Tokyo's Oldest Sake Brewery and riverside walk.

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USD 136.03
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Stop At: Tama River, 205-0001 Tokyo Prefecture

On arrival at Mitake station, build up a thirst with a stroll along the lush Tama river down to the brewery. Enjoy the fresh air, the green valley scenery and the beautiful Tama river.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Ozawa Sake Brewery, 2-770 Sawai, Ome 198-0172 Tokyo Prefecture

The Ozawa Shuzo brewery with its scenic location nestled in the woods next to the beautiful Tama river is Tokyo's oldest functioning sake brewery.

At the brewery you'll learn about the production, history and various types of sake. Take a tour of the actual brewery with your guide and brewery staff. Enjoy a delicious gourmet lunch at the brewery's traditional restaurant. After lunch retire to the brewery's tasting rooms to try the various types of sake on offer. Finally peruse for sousvenirs at the brewery shop before enjoying a final drink in the garden. From the brewery walk up to Sawai station, purchase train tickets and return to Shinjuku accompanied by your guide.

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Kanzanji Temple, 2-748 Sawai, Ome 198-0172 Tokyo Prefecture

Visit this small temple, with its big bell, nestled in the woods over looking the Tama river.

Duration: 15 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
JR Shinjuku Station, 3 Chome-38-1 Shinjuku, Shinjuku City, Tōkyō-to, Japan
Departure Time
8:55 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Beverages
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Local guide
  • Private tour
  • Snacks
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Entry/Admission - Tama River
  • Entry/Admission - Ozawa Sake Brewery
  • Entry/Admission - Kanzanji Temple
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation to/from attractions.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 20 years (the legal age for drinking in Japan is 20 years old)
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements or food allergies at time of booking
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved so comfortable foot wear is recommended.
  • The Tama valley is slightly cooler than central Tokyo so weather appropriate clothing is recommended.
  • Not wheelchair accessible.
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • The brewery is located an 80 minute train ride from Shinjuku. Enjoy this time with your guide.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 10 June 2019

We absolutely loved this tour and it was one of our favorite things we did during our time in Tokyo. If you like nature and sake then you will have a great time. Simon met us at Shinjuku station and we enjoyed the train ride...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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