Discover the native spirit of Amami
The Amami Archipelago is the only place in all of Japan to produce kokuto shochu: the native spirit of the Amami Islands. Unique, rare, and full of character, come and discover this special drink made nowhere else in the world. On this tour, you will visit up to 4 distilleries and learn about their interesting production techniques, history, and of course, try the good stuff in the bottle. You will also get the opportunity to purchase the product or other souvenirs along the way. Lunch is served at a delicious Japanese restaurant before the tasting.
11:00 Pick Up (flexible)
Visit up to 4 distilleries
Purchase limited products
17:30 Drop Off
Tour can be personalized on the day, depending on how long you wish to stay at each distillery and the time available. Want to take some photos at the beach, no problem, let's do that.
Discounts: 3 people 46,600 yen or 4~6 group discount 51,600 yen**
Guide fee, hotel pick-up and drop-off, transport, entrance to places specified, consumption tax, and free WIFI. Minimum of two people per booking.
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE
Food and beverages.
Group book this tour (4-6 people) for a basic rate of 51,600 yen.
Children under the age of 16 get 50% off when booking with two adults or more. Under Japanese law, persons under the age of 2o cannot participate in any alcohol tasting. At least one adult over the age of 20 must accompany persons under the age of 16. ID required for confirmation.
Tour incorporates a fair bit of standing, so be sure to wear comfortable shoes. Be prepared for cold, wet, or hot weather conditions. Have appropriate seasonal clothing and accessories on hand. Don't forget your camera, wallet, and ID for proof of age (over 20 years of age if tasting alcohol).
Please arrive at the designated pick-up area 15 minutes in advance.
Tour includes consumption of alcohol which should be consumed in moderation.
Persons under the age of 2o cannot participate in the tasting of any alcohol.
Tour itinerary may be adjusted depending on transport or weather conditions.