Autumn Kayaking [or SUP Boarding] and Sake Tasting Trip

2017 November 19 (Sunday)

Mitake, Tokyo

Let's go kayaking (or SUP boarding) along the gentle Okutama river while enjoying beautiful scenery, the gorgeous nature and colorful autumn leaves!

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

A leisurely day trip exploring the great Japanese outdoors during the Fall Season!

Trip Itinerary

  • Meet at JR Shinjuku station, platform no. 12, in-front of car no. 2 at 10am
  • Get on the 10:11am Chuo line express train bound for Ome
  • Chat with other TG members and get excited
  • Get-off/transfer train at Ome station
  • Get on the 11:15am Ome line train bound for Okutama
  • Arrive at Mitake station at 11:34am
  • Meet the rest of the group
  • Buy food/drinks at the conbini
  • Short picnic lunch in-front of the conbini
  • Short walk to the Kayak Base Center
  • Get the gear on
  • Safety talk and learn the basic paddling technique
  • River kayaking (or SUP boarding) from 12:30pm until 3pm
  • Take a hot shower/change clothes/enjoy a hot coffee or cold beer
  • 20 minute walk along a nice riverside trail to Sawanoi Sake Brewery
  • Sake tasting from 4pm until 5
  • Visit the nearby local onsen (optional) or head back to Tokyo

Trip Inclusion - Extras - Discounts

Price includes;

  • Half-day kayaking (or SUP boarding)
  • All gear required for kayaking or SUP boaridng (kayak, paddle, wetsuit, life jacket, helmet, shoes, etc.)
  • Kayak/SUP board guide/instructors
  • Accident insurance
  • Entrance fee to the sake brewery
  • Fun and cute outdoor guide ;)
  • 8% consumption tax

Not Included;

  • Picnic lunch
  • Train transportation


  • Birthday on Nov 19 (3,000yen)
Price: 6,900Yen
Space left: 16 out of 20

Important Notes

  • Itinerary may vary due to the weather, traffic conditions, and other unavoidable circumstances.
  • This event is ON rain or shine unless there's a typhoon.
  • The current of the river we will be kayaking (or SUP boarding) on is gentle.
  • Kayaking (or SUP boarding) 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 (or SUP boarding) if you want.
  • 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 or beach shorts
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Music player
  • Camera
  • Smartphone
  • Cash

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