Asakusa Cultural Walk & Matcha Making Tour

Step into the heart of Asakusa’s cultural tapestry with the ‘Asakusa Cultural Walk & Matcha Making Tour.’

For $86.81, travelers can unlock the secrets of Japan’s heritage in a 3-hour immersive experience that promises a blend of tradition and culinary delights.

Led by an English-speaking guide, you will uncover hidden gems and indulge in local delicacies.

But what truly sets this tour apart? Well, you’ll have to discover that for yourself as you join this enchanting journey through Asakusa’s vibrant streets.

Just The Basics

Asakusa Cultural Walk & Matcha Making Tour - Just The Basics

  • Experience an immersive Asakusa cultural walk and matcha making tour.
  • Learn about Japanese customs, try Monjyayaki, and taste top-grade Matcha.
  • Enjoy a small snack, lunch, and tour photos included in the package.
  • Meet at a convenient location near Asakusa Shrine for a memorable exploration.

Tour Details

Asakusa Cultural Walk & Matcha Making Tour - Tour Details

If you’re looking for an immersive cultural experience in Asakusa, the Asakusa Cultural Walk & Matcha Making Tour is an ideal choice. This 3-hour tour, priced from $86.81 per person, offers an insider’s look at Japanese customs and traditions while indulging in famous foods. With a group size limited to 8 participants, the tour ensures a personalized experience.

Highlights include trying the famous Monjyayaki, enjoying a matcha making session, and savoring the highest ranked Matcha. The itinerary covers key spots like Asakusa Shrine, Nakamise, and Kaminari Issa for a tea ceremony.

Plus, a small snack, lunch (Okonomiyaki or Monja-yaki + 1 drink), and tour photos are included, with extra food and drinks available for purchase.


Asakusa Cultural Walk & Matcha Making Tour - Highlights

Ready to uncover the exciting highlights of the Asakusa Cultural Walk & Matcha Making Tour? Dive into a traditional ceremony and culinary experience like no other with these top attractions:

  • All-Inclusive Walking Tour: Enjoy the vibrant Asakusa district while learning about Japanese customs and traditions.

  • Famous Monjyayaki: Taste the popular Monjyayaki, a savory pancake dish cooked right in front of you.

  • Matcha Making: Experience the art of making and savoring the highest ranked Matcha, a delightful and calming green tea.

Get ready to explore Asakusa’s rich culture and tantalize your taste buds with this unique tour!


Asakusa Cultural Walk & Matcha Making Tour - Itinerary

Set out on a 3-hour adventure through Asakusa’s cultural gems with the Asakusa Cultural Walk & Matcha Making Tour’s engaging itinerary. Enjoy the heart of Asakusa and experience a traditional Tea ceremony that will leave you feeling like a local. Check out the table below for a snapshot of what to expect during this culture journey:

Stop Activity Duration
Asakusa Shrine Cultural exploration 20 minutes
Nakamise Traditional shopping 20 minutes
Kaminari Issa Tea ceremony experience 55 minutes
Hoppy Street Local vibes 15 minutes
Local café Lunch 40 minutes

Get ready to dive into the rich traditions of Japan and savor the serene art of Matcha making amidst the bustling streets of Asakusa.


The tour package includes a small snack, lunch with a choice of Okonomiyaki or Monja-yaki plus one drink, a Matcha Making Experience, tour photos, and the option to purchase additional food and drinks.

  • Food Tasting: Guests get to try Okonomiyaki or Monja-yaki, both delicious Japanese savory pancakes.

  • Matcha Making: Learn the art of making and tasting authentic Matcha, a high-quality green tea powder.

  • Souvenirs Available: Capture memories with tour photos and have the chance to buy extra food and drinks along the way.

Join the Asakusa Cultural Walk & Matcha Making Tour for a delightful experience filled with culinary delights and culture.

Meeting Point

Asakusa Cultural Walk & Matcha Making Tour - Meeting Point

Located in front of Kaminarimon Police Box near Senso-ji, the tour’s meeting point is just a 3-minute walk from Asakusa station Ginza Line Exit #1 where your guide, identifiable by a red/orange sign, will be waiting for you. Once you’ve met up, get ready to explore the vibrant Asakusa district!

Nearby attractions include the iconic Senso-ji Temple, Nakamise shopping street, and the picturesque Sumida River. If you’re coming from elsewhere in Tokyo, Asakusa station is well-connected, with options like the Ginza Line, Asakusa Line, and Tobu Railways. It’s a breeze to reach the meeting point from various parts of the city.

Important Information

Upon arrival, please note that large bags or luggage aren’t permitted on the Asakusa Cultural Walk & Matcha Making Tour.

  • Cultural Etiquette: Remember to bow slightly when greeting locals or your guide.
  • Weather Considerations: Wear comfortable shoes and bring an umbrella in case of rain.
  • Budget-Friendly Tip: Consider bringing a refillable water bottle to stay hydrated during the tour.

When participating in the Asakusa Cultural Walk & Matcha Making Tour, visitors are encouraged to respect local customs by practicing cultural etiquette like bowing and removing shoes when required. Plus, it’s essential to be prepared for any weather changes, so wearing suitable attire and bringing along necessary items is advisable to ensure a pleasant experience.

Customer Reviews

Asakusa Cultural Walk & Matcha Making Tour - Customer Reviews

Customer reviews offer valuable insights into the Asakusa Cultural Walk & Matcha Making Tour experience. Visitors have praised the knowledgeable guides, immersive cultural experience, and delicious Matcha tasting. Here’s a snapshot of some recent reviews:

Reviewer Rating Comment
Sarah 5/5 "The tour was fantastic! Our guide was so friendly and informative. The Matcha tasting was a highlight for me."
Alex 4/5 "Enjoyed the tour overall. The cultural insights were fascinating. However, the group was a bit large for my liking."
Emily 5/5 "Highly recommend! The Matcha making was a unique experience. The guide’s passion for Japanese traditions was contagious."
Max 4/5 "Great tour, but wish we had more time at the tea ceremony. Matcha tasting was a delightful surprise. Would do it again!"
Jennifer 4/5 "Fun day out. The tour was well-paced, and the Matcha tasting at the end was the perfect conclusion. Would have liked more history."

Frequently Asked Questions

Are There Any Restroom Facilities Available During the Tour?

Restroom facilities are available during the tour. Accessibility options vary depending on the location. Remember to plan restroom breaks wisely during the 3-hour tour to make the most of the experience.

Is There an Age Limit for Participating in the Matcha Making Experience?

Age restrictions do not apply to the matcha making experience, allowing all participants to engage in this culturally significant activity. Guests of any age can enjoy learning about and participating in the intricate process of making matcha.

Are There Vegetarian or Vegan Options Available for the Lunch Included in the Tour?

Vegetarian options are available for the tour lunch, catering to those who prefer plant-based meals. Vegan options are also provided for guests following a strict vegan diet. Enjoy a tasty and inclusive dining experience during the tour.

Can Participants Take Home Any of the Matcha They Make During the Experience?

Participants cannot take home any of the matcha they make during the experience. However, they can enjoy matcha tasting and learn about matcha history during the matcha ceremony. For matcha souvenirs, additional purchases may be available.

Is Transportation to and From the Meeting Point Included in the Tour Price?

Transportation to and from the meeting point is not included in the tour price. Inclusions consist of a small snack, lunch, matcha making experience, tour photos, with additional food and drink available for purchase.

Final Words

To sum it up, the Asakusa Cultural Walk & Matcha Making Tour offers a fantastic blend of Japanese culture and culinary delights at an affordable price.

With a limited group size and English-speaking guide, travelers can enjoy the vibrant streets of Asakusa, indulge in local delicacies, and experience a traditional tea ceremony.

Based on glowing customer reviews, this tour promises to be a truly unforgettable and enriching experience for anyone looking to explore the heart of Tokyo’s heritage.