My mom and I had a wonderful morning with Momo touring Takayama and learning about the food. We had been in Japan about a week and had developed quite a few questions. Momo answered all our questions and more. She told us a bit about...More
After meeting your tour guide at a central location, your action-packed culinary and cultural tour of Takayama begins. You’ll learn all about the history of Takayama and why its isolated location led to such an interesting culture forming here.
You’ll visit a sake brewery to learn how Japan’s signature drink is made. There will be no time to get hungry, as you’ll visit a variety of eateries to taste samples during the tour, including a miso maker and a local restaurant.
Other highlights include a colorful morning market and a visit to the old town, which has been labelled by the Japanese Government as an area of Important Traditional Buildings. The tour will educate you on local life, food and culture in Takayama. It will also allow you to connect and chat with locals with the help of your guide.
This food and culture walking tour of Takayama will open your eyes to a more intimate, local side of Japan. Eliminate language barriers by having a guide with you the whole tour, to act as translator, order food, and give fascinating insights. You’ll visit a sake brewery, a miso maker, a market, restaurant, local shops, and see countryside views. See hidden local places that would be difficult to find alone.