Experience life as a local in Tohoku - Local Life Tourism -
Even the day-to-day lifestyle of local people can be exciting for a traveler. Let a local person guide you around as if introducing a new friend to the wonders of Tohoku. Once you try one of these unique "Only in Tohoku" experiences, you’ll want to come back to try them all.
#01Foodie Tour in Sendai
Eat like a local! (group size 2-8 people)
Sendai is well-known as a "gourmet city" full of restaurants, famous foods, and local tastes. Discover how the locals dine and the interesting history behind Sendai cuisine with this unique bilingual walking tour. Cook, drink, and EAT your way through the main streets and the back streets of the largest city in the entire Tohoku region.
How about exploring traditional Izakaya (Japanese style pubs) in Sendai alleys where you can experience Japanese local life ?
A "Bar Hopping Master" will take you to places where local people usually gather. You will be provided a lot of information, such as Japanese night life, local food / drink, and Japanese culture and traditions! You don't need to worry about ordering food and the master will explain what kind of food and drink there are.
1. Guide-only option: 4,000 yen/person
- Guide will take you to 2 recommended local and traditional izakayas. Food and drink is not included in the price, so you will need to pay on-site (for guide as well).
- Available location: Sendai 2. With food/drink option: 8,000 yen/person
- This option includes either '1 drink and 2 dishes' or '2 drinks and 1 dish' at each location. If additional food/beverage is ordered, you will need to pay on-site.
Applications should be sent at least one week prior to the requested tour date
There are many alleys throughout Sendai. Here is your chance to explore the backstreets not listed in guide books with a local. Stop by hidden eateries and small shops to experience local lifestyle in this 2 hour trip.
You can experience local culture that is not listed in guide books .5,000 yen
The Tohoku region is famous for its rice. Also, along with its abundance of local water, come a great variety of sake flavors. This experience allows you to compare 3 kinds of sake at an Izakaya (Japanese style pub). A Japanese sake guide will introduce the best way to enjoy this traditional drink.
Introduction will be in English. Enjoy a variety of sake with selected dishes.
With food/drink option: 5,000 yen/person (weekdays only).
- This option includes 3 kinds of sake with selected dishes. If additional food/beverage is ordered, you will need to pay on-site.
You can enjoy Japanese quality service & high professional skill.
Japanese beauty treatement is world famous for its high level of expertise.
Experience Japanese "KAWAII" hairstyle or a "head spa" treatment.
Finish with a photo session while wearing popular Japanese makeup.
Explore the Japanese style of beauty. Those interested also have a chance to wear kimono.
Please inform us of the desired dates and name of experience you are interested in. We accept inquiries up to one week before the requested start date. Our office will send a reply regarding availability and details of the tour by email. Please note that simply sending this application message does not confirm a tour. Once availability and contents are confirmed, you will be sent an email with detailed information about things such as meeting place and payment options.