What we will do
Saijo is a hidden gem for sake fans. The town has eight breweries, seven of which are situated along Sakagura-dori (Sake Brewery Street). On our tour, we will take a stroll through the historic streets going from brewery to brewery to enjoy samples of local sake.
-3 hour tour of Saijo district in Hiroshima
-Visit 4-6 local sake breweries to get a sense of the differences, try their sake and other products.
-See how a brewery works and get a sense of what goes into production of the world’s best sake.
-Enjoy a local specialty hot-pot lunch only made in this small, historic town.
-Dessert stop with sweets and snacks.
We are Arigato Japan. Our goal is to help you make delicious memories of Japan during your travels to Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, and Hiroshima! On our tours, you’ll taste local and regional specialties and we will show you places locals cherish for an off-the-beaten-path, foodie experience of daily life in Japan that you won’t soon forget.
Where we will meet
The front of the Higashihiroshimashi Information Centre 東広島市観光案内所 inside Saijo Station
Access: Saijo Station (Sanyo Main Line from Hiroshima Station)
What I will provide
-2 food stops and sake tastings at 4-6 local sake breweries
-Lunch and dessert included
-Local English - speaking guide
Strict policy on tour start time - Starts promptly at 11:00 am ends at 2:00 pm. Guests who are late will be left behind and we are unable to re-connect them to the ongoing tour.
At least 2 people are required, a maximum of 10 for this activity to take place.
Dietary Restriction flexibility: Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescetarian, Gluten-Free friendly. Please let us know in advance if you have any dietary restrictions, and if these restrictions are allergies or preferences.
The operator reserves the right to expel any participant from any service who is intoxicated, acting belligerently, endangering others or behaving in a way which may tarnish or act upon the operator’s reputation or cause distress to third parties, participants and/or individuals.
The operator and its guides reserve the right to refuse or withdraw guests that are unfit to take the tour for any reason or act in a dangerous manner. A guest's participation in any service will be terminated if the guest breaks any local laws or regulations put in place by Japanese authorities.
You must be 20 years of age and present a valid photo ID in order to consume alcohol.