What is a sake walking tour?
Our sake walking tour is a fun way to discover sake and be guided by nationally known sake experts in NYC. We focus on small group tours – a maximum of 6 guests plus our two Sake Samurai guides to lead you around to three unique sake bars/restaurants in three hours. All the locations are a short distance apart and we’ll walk from place to place as a group. We’ll spend approximately one hour at each location. At each spot we will enjoy several unique, premium sakes paired with dishes selected by us. Some sakes will be classic, and some will be are and hard to find. food and appetizers will be included at each stop along the way. It’s a fun way to explore the delicious world of premium sake, make new friends and learn something along the way.
How big is the tour group?
We have a small group size limited to 6 guests and two guides for a total of 8 people total. This smaller group size makes it easier for guests to ask questions and enjoy the sake and appetizers.
How much does the tour cost?
The cost of the tour is $160 per person. This price includes all the food, premium sake, education materials and instruction from our Sake Samurai Guides for three hours. Tickets must be purchased in advanced and are non-refundable.
Which places will we visit?
What if it rains or we have bad weather?
The Sake Tour must go on! We will still hold our tour in inclement weather. If it rains, please bring an umbrella and wear shoes you’ll be comfortable walking in. The distance between each location is approximately 5-10 minutes walk.
Can we buy more sake/food if we want?
You are welcome to order additional food and drinks on the tour at your own expense. We’ll provide appetizers and sake at each location. However, our time at each location is limited. We’ll have about 1 hour at each venue. You are welcome to hand out at our last stop of the night for
How do I sign up for the tour?
To get the ball rolling, we need a little bit of information from you. Please fill out our Sake Journey’s Tour Application. After submitting this form, you’ll be contacted by a representative of our trusted travel agency partner who will process your application and payment. Feel free to fill out this form also if you simply have any questions for us. We would love to hear from you!
What day does the tour start and end?
We can schedule the start and end days to fit your needs.
This will be a private tour for as long or as short as you require.
What's the cost of the tour and what's included?
The cost of the tour is determined by the length of time and options selected. Contact us to discuss the specifics.
What do I do about my air travel to Japan?
If you would like us to help you book your air travel to Japan, please contact us, and we will put you in touch with our partner Travel Agency for the best airfares to Japan.
What is the Japan Rail Pass?
Included in the cost of your tour, we will be providing you with a First Class Japan Rail Pass when we meet in Tokyo. This pass allows you to travel on almost all JR (Japan Rail) trains. When we travel as a group, we’ll enjoy the benefits of this quick and easy way to travel on the Shinkansen (Bullet Train) in the First Class “Green Car”.