Guided tour

Nara - Craft Beer, Sake, and Food Walking Tour

Activity provider: Japan Tour Adventure
Guided tour

Nara - Craft Beer, Sake, and Food Walking Tour

Activity provider: Japan Tour Adventure

From US$ 114.86 per person

Discover the exciting culture of Nara on this guided walking tour. Experience a mochi pounding session, authentic Nara sushi, a sake distillery, and much more.

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Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible


  • Watch a Mochi Pounding session and taste the freshest mochi you'll ever have
  • Discover a traditional type of sushi from Nara, rolled in Persimmon leaves called "Kaki No Ha Zushi" and a light Western / Japanese fusion dinner
  • Visit a Sake Distillery and taste up to 5 types of Sake
  • Enjoy Authentic Craft Beer and Japanese snacks from Nara
  • Get the chance to do some shopping, products and souvenirs, off the main touristic path like in Kyoto and get something more special and authentic
Full description
Explore the Naramachi district. Attend a mochi-pounding performance and have a mochi freshly made to get the best quality ever. Then, have a taste of the authentic sushis from Nara called "Kaki no Ha Zushi" (A special sushi, rolled in a persimmon fruit leaf). The real fun starts with a Sake distillery, where you will learn a lot about sake, its history, and its manufacturing, all with a delicious tasting session. Then, the next stop will be at a local craft beer microbrewery with a drink included. You will then finish with food, at a ramen restaurant and then a 65 years old traditional sushi restaurant from Nara. What a great way to start the evening!
  • Bilingual Local Guide
  • Food (within the volume preset at each stop)
  • Drinks and snacks (within the volume preset at each stop)
  • Souvenir pictures to download
  • Extra Food (Possibility to buy more yourself)
  • Extra Drinks (Possibility to buy more yourself)
  • Shopping and Souvenirs

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Meeting point

Located near the entrance of the Kintetsu Nara Station, you will find your guide waiting for you by the fountain.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • This tour will make the guests walk about 4-5 km and will take place, rain or shine.
Customer reviews

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Nara is a great little town and this food and drink tour really does it justice, walking through the really atmospheric old quarter sampling its homegrown sake, beer, sushi and ramen. I had a fun afternoon exploring with Remi, a Frenchman who lives here, speaks fluent English and really knows his stuff. If I'd have had more time I'd have done one of his bike tours too.

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November 10, 2022

Product ID: 387322