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Tokyo Sweets & Desserts Tour with a Local Foodie: 100% Personalized & Private

Kyoto, Japan
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3 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

Join one of our hosts to immerse yourself in the delicious world of traditional Japanese wagashi - sweet confections. Japanese culinary pursuits are precise and packed with extraordinary flavor, and wagashi is no different. Visit Nishiki Market, a food market as well as a traditional tea house to find the staple ingredients of Kyoto’s cuisine and try some of the yummy sweets. You won’t know whether you should devour or Instagram these beauties.

Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.

What's Included

  • Private and personalised experience
  • 3 hours with a Local Host
  • Traditional sweets tasting at Nishiki market
  • Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options)
  • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central location)
  • Food and drinks other than the tastings listed above
  • Tea house drinks and sweets (as prices will vary depending on the tea house you choose to visit)
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuities

What To Expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Gion, Kyoto 605-0074 Kyoto Prefecture

Join a host and indulge your sweet tooth in Kyoto by tasting different, traditional types of wagashi (sweet confections) at various places in the Gion district

IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Pass By: Nishiki Market Shopping District,

The Location

Where To Go

Kyoto, Japan

Traveler pickup is offered
Once you have booked your experience, we will be in touch in order to finalise the meeting point details with you. We can arrange pick up from hotels and other locations in the centre of the city. Your meeting

Departure time

Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 4/16/2021 - 3/14/2022
Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
3/15/2022 - 4/15/2022
Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 08:00 PM


Kyoto, Japan

Return details

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Private groups are normally no larger than 6 people (if your group is larger, please make this known so that arrangements can be made)
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Tokyo Sweets & Desserts Tour with a Local Foodie: 100% Personalized & Private

From $144.02
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