Travel to the Yuki city, known for its fine silk and kimono craft!
Only 90 minutes away from central Tokyo you will find yourself in an area which is unknown to most tourists.
For this tour, if you would like you can wear a kimono for the day.
Other than that you will be with an English speaking assistant who will help you translate the craftsman's word.
Not only you will be visiting warehouses full of kimono, but you can also try out experiencing Japanese traditional dyeing or weaving by a loom.
The artisans will help you make your original coaster, or dye eco-bag, hand towel, or bandana.
You will also be visiting the Buyu Sake Brewery and the Akibakoji Miso Brewery, where here you can taste out the local taste.
Escape the busy Tokyo life for a day and enjoy the lovely area of Yuki city.
We pick up from any hotel in Tokyo 23 wards.
Take a train from Tokyo with an English speaking guide and move to Yuki Station in Ibaraki Prefecture.
Tsumugi no Yakata is a museum of Yuki-Tsumugi. There is a museum that displays the history of Yuki-Tsumugi and the process of Yuki-Tsumugi, and shops, and workshop where you can try plant dyeing and weaving.
Have lunch at a gallery and cafe added to Tsumugi no Yakata.
Buyu is a Japanese Sake Brewery founded in 1867. The owner of the sake brewery will explain the sake making process and show you the sake brewery. Of course, you can taste some home-made sake!
Miso is a Japanese traditional seasoning made from fermented soybeans. Akibakoji Miso Chuzo Company has inherited their traditional taste of Miso since 1832. They make and sell their miso. You will get a chance to taste miso and see the miso brewery.
The tour concludes at your hotel in Tokyo 23 wards with the assistant guide.
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