Kayaking and Sake Tasting

2015 May 24 (Sunday)

Mitake, Tokyo

Let's go kayaking along the gentle Okutama river while enjoying beautiful scenery and the gorgeous nature!

A short walk on a nice riverside trail to the local sake brewery where we can try and taste some local made sake.

Another leisurely day exploring the great Japanese outdoors!

Check past kayaking trip PHOTOS!

Trip Itinerary

  • Meet on the train (Car No. 2 of Holiday Rapid Okutama departing at 7:44am from JR Shinjuku station)
  • Catch up on your sleep or chat with other members
  • Meet the rest of the group at Shiromaru station at 9:40am
  • Walk to the Kayak Base Center
  • Get the gear on
  • Safety talk and learn the basic paddling technique
  • River kayaking until 1pm
  • Get on the train for Mitake
  • Walk along a riverside trail to the Sake Brewery
  • Stop for picnic lunch by the river
  • Sake tasting until 4pm
  • Visit the nearby local onsen (optional) or head back to Tokyo

Trip Inclusion - Extras - Discounts

Price includes;

  • Half-day kayaking
  • All gear required for kayaking (kayak, paddle, wetsuit, life jacket, helmet, shoes, etc.)
  • Kayak guides/instructors
  • Accident insurance
  • Entrance fee to the Sake brewery
  • Fun and cute outdoor guide ;)
  • 8% consumption tax
  • Chance to meet a lot of people and make new friends

Not Included;

  • Picnic lunch
  • Train transportation


  • Birthday on May 24 (3,000yen)
Price: 6,800yen
Space Left:8 out of 18

Important Notes

  • Itinerary may vary due to the weather, traffic conditions, and other unavoidable circumstances.
  • You MUST have your own insurance (health, social, company, etc.) to be able to join.
  • The current of the river we will be kayaking on is gentle.
  • Kayaking first-timers and beginners are totally welcome!
  • The trip will proceed on time with or without you so please don't be late. Check your train times beforehand and spare some time as train connections can be complicated.
  • Sake tasting and onsen are optional. You can go back straight to Tokyo after kayaking.
  • Final details will be sent to the participants two days before the event.

What to wear/bring:

  • Picnic lunch
  • Clothes appropriate to the weather
  • Comfortable footwear
  • Towel
  • Swimsuit
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • MP3/iPod player
  • Camera
  • Cellphone
  • Cash

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