<Open in spring> Sake & Cherry Blossoms


Enjoy sake and seasonal flavor of Yamagata

  • 55 hours
  • 900 US dollars
  • Yamagata

Service Description

In Yamagata, you can enjoy the beautiful view of cherry blossoms about a bit later than Tokyo. Enjoy cherry blossoms in April, as well as wonderful sake. Please book in a group of 2 people or more (1-person booking cannot be accepted unfortunately due to the logistics issue). Highlights ・Go deep in sake - sake glass making at pottery, sake testing sessions with kurabito / former kurabito (sake brewer), sake dinner, and more! Throughout the weekend, more than 10 different sake brands are waiting for you ・Visit sake breweries usually not open to public ・Stay at ryokan and try two very different onsen in Tendo and in Kurosawa ・Feel local - guided by Yamagatan ・Easy trip with all-inclusive concept Greetings in Yamagata on Sunday afternoon, spending two nights and leaving there on Tuesday afternoon. This course is all-inclusive - for shinkansen to/from Tokyo, local transportation, ryokans, lunches, dinner, tasting, etc. you do not need to pay extra (unless you order more or you buy your souvenir). Itinerary (subject to change due to Covid situation, etc.) <Sunday> Welcome to Yamagata – “another Japan over the mountain”! - Leaving Tokyo Station at 10:00 am - Arriving and meeting us at Tendo Station at 0:58 pm - Visit Dewazakura Sake Brewery <With guided tasting session> - Visit Mt Maizuru <beautiful cherry blossoms> - Prestigious onsen ryokan at Tendo Onsen (Yunoka Matsunoyu or equivalent) - Sake paring dinner <Special sake set available only for our guests> <Monday> - Visit Mitobe Sake Brewery <Inside-the-brewery walk guided by the brewery master> - Local lunch recommended by Yamangatan - Michelin-listed Hirashimizu Sake Experience > Sake glass making > Sake tasting session guided by former brewer <Prepared just for our guests> - Sake pairing dinner <Also prepared just for our guests> - Check-in at Kurosawa Onsen Yusa (or equivalent) <Tuesday> - Cherry blossmos walk at Kajo Park - Farewell local sake lunch - Saying goodbye and leaving Yamagata Station at 2:04 pm - Arriving at Tokyo Station at 4:48 pm Price is USD 900 per participant (please inform us if you do not need Shinkansen tickets - the price will then be USD 675). We, together with our partner breweries, restaurants and hotels, take preventive measures in respect of COVID-19.


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Contact Details

+81 70 8304 6157

yuki.ojima@story-of-sake.com