Osaka Departure / Sake Brewery Museum&Himeji Castle

Osaka Departure / Sake Brewery Museum&Himeji Castle

Tour of the Kikumasamune Sake Brewery, one of the leading sake breweries in the Kansai region.
The beautiful traditional structure of Himeji Castle.

Beautiful white Himeji Castle has a long history dating back to 1346. The first UNESCO World Heritage Site registered in Japan in 1993. The outer white of the Himeji Castle was painted with white plaster, giving the castle its other name, White Heron Castle.
Nada city, Hyogo prefecture has been known for its Japanese Sake Breweries. Also known as "Nada Go-Gou", meaning "Five Villages of Sake", Nada is one of 3 most famous areas where Japanese Sake is made.Kiku Masamune brewery are some of the famous breweries where you can walk and see the actual tools and valuable materials used in traditional Sake making. And of course, visitors are welcome to taste some of the freshly made Sake, straight from the factories.
You are also able to taste Japanese Sake that are not for sale. Taste an unprocessed sake that is more fragrant, and taste different from the Sake you can enjoy in a restaurant. For souvenirs, of course Japanese Sake is great, but there are other products that uses Sake Lees such as snacks great with Sake, sweets, Ochazuke (Tea soup mix for hot rice), are few of the most popular souvenirs.

Himeji Castle

this beautiful white castle has a long history dating back to 1346. The first UNESCO World Heritage Site registered in Japan in 1993. The outer white of the castle was painted with white plaster, giving the castle its other name, White Heron Castle.

Sannomiya (lunch)

The basement area of Sannomiya Center Plaza is a gourmet paradise! World famous food like Kobe beef, as well as locally loved dishes can be found here.

Kiku-Masamune Sake Brewery Museum

Kiku-Masamune starting brewing sake in 1659. By 1877, they started exporting Japanese sake abroad. Kiku-Masamune produces dry sake that is a perfect match with various kinds of food.

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This tour is available by request only.

Reservation Minimum 1 Passengers

Reservations can be made 5 days in advance.

Please refrain from carrying your child on your lap when on board the vehicle.
Children from 0 years old to 3 years old can join the tour for free.
Children fee from 4 years old to 15 years old.
Children below the age of 15 years old must be accompanied by a guardian or parent.
In addition, passengers age 16-20 years old travelling alone is required to submit a signed consent form by a parent or guardian. Please inform us beforehand by e-mail.
We may ask you to present your identification to confirm your name and/or age.

Cancellation Fee
20 days before scheduled tour 20%
7 days before scheduled tour 30%
Day before scheduled tour 40%
On the day of scheduled tour before 9:30AM 50%
On the day of scheduled tour after 9:30AM 100%
No Show 100%
※Cancellations received after business hours will be processed the following business day.

Important Points

Departure policy

  • Please present your booking confirmation e-mail to the Tour Conductor at the pick-up point.
  • Please be at the pick-up point 15 minutes before departure.
  • Change of pick-up/drop-off locations are not allowed.
  • The vehicle will depart on-time, please arrive before departure time.
  • We may occur delays due to bad traffic, accidents on roads, or severe weather etc. We will not be liable to later costs of taxis and/or train fares etc for passengers.
  • Please understand we will not be liable for your other bookings (cars, private vehicles, ferry, public transport, etc) due to delays occurred while on tour.

In the bus

  • The vehicle has no luggage compartment, please avoid bringing large luggage on board the vehicle.
  • The vehicle has no toilets.
  • There is no smoking allowed on board the vehicle.
  • Please be mindful of your belongings.
  • Please refrain from over consuming alcohol. Overly intoxicated passengers may be asked to disembark without compensations.
  • Please refrain from carrying your child on your lap when on board the vehicle.

Other

  • If our staff, tour conductor, translator, driver etc find your actions unlawful, passenger may be asked to leave the tour without compensation.
  • Our vehicle is non-wheelchair accessible.
  • We do not offer cash refunds on the day. *Please see cancellation policy
  • Please be mindful of other passengers.
  • Some facilities, shops, restaurants may be closed on the day of tour.
  • There are some unexpected dates where you may be declined entry to a shrine or temple due to religious activities.
  • Please note that there are some areas, structures, statues, historical sites, etc that prohibit photography.
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Private Tour Price

(Total / max 12 passengers)

¥100,000

※Inclusions
・Charter fee/driver
・Highway tolls
・English-speaking Conductor
・Parking fees
※Exclusions
・Lunch
・Admission fee

Availability Calendar

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April, 2024

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◯ Available
× Fully Booked

This tour is available by request only.

Reservation Minimum 1 Passengers

Reservations can be made 5 days in advance.

Please refrain from carrying your child on your lap when on board the vehicle.
Children from 0 years old to 3 years old can join the tour for free.
Children fee from 4 years old to 15 years old.
Children below the age of 15 years old must be accompanied by a guardian or parent.
In addition, passengers age 16-20 years old travelling alone is required to submit a signed consent form by a parent or guardian. Please inform us beforehand by e-mail.
We may ask you to present your identification to confirm your name and/or age.

Cancellation Fee
20 days before scheduled tour 20%
7 days before scheduled tour 30%
Day before scheduled tour 40%
On the day of scheduled tour before 9:30AM 50%
On the day of scheduled tour after 9:30AM 100%
No Show 100%
※Cancellations received after business hours will be processed the following business day.

Duration 9hours
Inclusions
  • ・Charter fee/driver
  • ・Highway tolls
  • ・English-speaking Conductor
  • ・Parking fees
  • ・Admission fee
Exclusions
  • ・Lunch
Req. to Run Tour 1people
Max Num of Passengers Max 12people
*Please contact us for reservations for more than 12 passengers.
Meeting Place Hotel
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