Everyday (Except Weekends)

Bar Hopping in Koubuncho SNACK

This is Japanese so-called SNACK tour! Enjoy talking with ladies and learn night time life.

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Due to the continued global spread of the COVID19 virus and the associated impact upon public health and safely in Japan, reservations for all tours and experience programs will be SUSPENDED until May 2020, or until the situation improves and relevant restrictions upon travel are lifted.
We look forward to welcoming you back to Tohoku as soon as possible. In the meantime, please stay safe and well!

~ Inoutbound Sendai Matsushima Inc.

Highlights

Want to become an SNACK Master??

Join us for a night tour of drinking like a Sendai local down the neon street Kokubuncho!
 
Undiscovered by most visitors to the city, a step down these places are just like discovering local areas. As most only sit around 8-10 customers at a time, it can be a little intimidating to enter on your own, but on this tour, you’ll be joined by a local guide! Let them introduce you to all the best places and help you navigate the language barrier as you eat, drink and chat to the friendly locals.
 
On this tour you’ll enjoy a drink of your choice and occasion to talk to ladies working to SNACK, two different styles of SNACK. Discover new favourits and learn to order like a pro!
 
The most vibrant area in Sendai is characterized by neon signs, lively conversations and a warm atmosphere. Kokubuncho is basically divided into three areas. The first is the area where cheap stores and pachinko parlors gather. The second is the area where there are better restaurants and bars than the first, and there are traditional Japanese restaurants that are a little more expensive, and most of the customers are office workers. The last is the so-called pink zone, where there are bars where women serve customers, host clubs, hostess clubs, etc. In most cases, the entrance fee is a flat rate, and after the time has passed, the entrance fee will be charged again. Also, while you are in the store, you will be forced to order alcohol and food one after another, so if you go to this type of store, you need to be prepared for cost overrun. (* Don’t worry about that for this tour!)

OUTLINE

What’s Included

- Short walking tour of Kokubuncho.
- Visit to two different snacks of different styles, enjoying one drink and conversation with ladies at each.
- Private guide to teach you the tips and tricks of navigating a local SNACK!

Not included

- Any additional dishes and drinks.
- Anything not included in the above 'included' list

Meeting place

TOUR COURSE

19:45

Your guide will be waiting for you in front of the Starbucks Kokubuncho(Hotel Grand Terrace Kokubuncho).

They will be holding the ‘Tohoku Local Secret Tours’ sign: 

After a quick introduction you will head to biggest night town area in Northeast Japan, Kokubuncho short walk.

18:45

Enjoy a walking tour through the alleyways, learning about the history of the area. 

20:00

Let’s get into today’s first SNACK.

21:00

Head to a different style of SNACK and enjoy a second drink and communication!

Not sure what to order?  Your guide will tell you shop recommendations and teach you some useful words and tips for navigating your SNACK experience.

22:00

End of tour! 

Congratulations! You are now a qualified SNACK master!

Head home with a full stomach or return to your favorite bar and continue the adventure ~ 

 

 

TOUR DETAILS

Where
Your guide will be waiting for you in front of the Starbucks Kokubuncho(Hotel Grand Terrace Kokubuncho).
Time
2.2hours
Size
2~3 persons
Price
19800 yen (※approx. $198 USD)
Sign-up Deadline
5 days before the tour date
Cancellation Policy
Up to three days prior, no cancellation fee.
Two days prior: 20%
Day before: 30%
On the day: 100%
Note
If the minimum number of participants is not met the event will be cancelled.

TOUR PLAN

Basic Plan

Price 19800 yen (approx. $198 USD)

Are you looking for a ‘deeper’ kind of travel?

At Tohoku ‘Local Secret’ Tours we can also suggest custom-made itineraries to meet your travel needs! You want to experience what’s unique to Tohoku.
You want to visit the places where the locals go; the places not listed in guidebooks!
You want to meet and interact with local people. You want to take your time exploring Tohoku so you need a guide, or perhaps an English-speaking driver...
...whatever you need for your Tohoku travel, we have it covered!
Feel free to contact us with any inquiries. We will respond within two business days after receiving your message.

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19800 yen

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