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Arigato Japan expands to hosting 40 tours around Japan and is now offering a wide variety of experiences in Shizuoka

Author: Theodore Koumelis / Date: Tue, 04/06/2021 - 08:07
Fuji City Fabulous Local Food Tour
Zen Experience and Gotemba Local Hidden Gems & Culture Tour
Gotemba Food and Nightlife Izakaya (Pub) Hopping

Arigato Japan is launching 3 new food tours in collaboration with Explore Shizuoka.

Tokyo, Japan - Arigato Japan announced 3 new culinary travel tours and experiences in Shizuoka Prefecture, which expands their offerings of local experiences across Japan to 40 foodie experiences! 

After the success of their Food Tour in Fujinomiya at the base of the iconic Mt Fuji and the Mt Fuji online experience, Arigato Japan is launching 3 new food tours in collaboration with Explore Shizuoka, and two amazing city tourism groups in this interesting prefecture. The first one in Fuji City, and the two additional experiences in Gotemba City. 

Fuji City Fabulous Local Food Tour (3.5 hours)

Surrounded by the Ashitaka mountain range as well and Mt.Fuji, the city of Fuji is right in the center of Japan. On this 3.5-hour food tour, you will get to know the local stories of the charming and beautiful area of Yoshiwara, visit delicious food stops and enjoy traditional and modern dishes special to the area, blend your own signature tea to enjoy with a local snack and so much more! Your expert guide will tell you the behind-the-scenes info that visitors can never find on their own!

Zen Experience and Gotemba Local Hidden Gems & Culture Tour (6 hours)

Gotemba is a hidden gem and yet it is an easy day trip or wonderful overnight excursion from Tokyo! You can now enjoy a full day of food, zen and art experiences, and local culture in this beautiful and historic area with an expert guide. Try the local food and craft beverages, visit a special temple and immerse yourself in a personalized zen experience, make your own traditional and all-natural indigo-dyed souvenir, and connect with the stories of this historic town! 

Gotemba Food and Nightlife Izakaya (Pub) Hopping (3 hours)

Gotemba is also a great place for bar hopping! Spend an evening in this small city WITH a local and enjoy the drinking culture AS a local! You will have a chance to create an original cocktail or mocktail using Japanese spirits inspired by the ingredients of Shizuoka and Gotemba City, visit local izakaya (pubs) and try regional dishes, stop by a unique local bar to learn and taste craft beer and so much more! This is a great way to get tips and tricks for dining and drinking culture in Japan that you can use throughout your trip. 

Because the best way to understand a culture is through the food, Arigato Japan uses the delicious dishes the country has to offer as a gateway to introduce guests to everything that is great about Japan.


Theodore Koumelis

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