River Kayaking [or SUP Boarding] and Sake Tasting Trip

2020 July 24 (Friday)

Mitake, Tokyo

Let's go kayaking (or SUP boarding) along the cool and gentle Okutama river on a very hot summer day while enjoying beautiful scenery and the gorgeous nature!

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 exploring the great Japanese outdoors!

Trip Itinerary

  • Meet at JR Shinjuku station, platform no. 12, in-front of car no. 2 at 10:35am
  • Get on the 10:48am Chuo line express train bound for Takao
  • Chat with other TG members and get excited
  • Get-off/transfer train at Tachikawa (11:13am) and Ome station (11:45am)
  • Arrive at Shiromaru station at 12:19am
  • Meet the rest of the group outside Shiromaru station (one exit only)
  • 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 12:45pm until 3:15pm
  • Take a shower/change clothes/enjoy a hot coffee or cold beer
  • 20 minute walk along a nice riverside trail to Sawanoi Sake Brewery (Optional)
  • Sake tasting from 4pm until 5 (Optional)
  • Take the train back to Tokyo after kayaking or sake tasting

Trip Inclusion - Extras - Discounts

Price includes;

  • Half-day kayaking (or SUP boarding)
  • All gear required for kayaking or SUP boarding (kayak, paddle, wetsuit, life jacket, helmet, etc.)
  • Kayak/SUP board guide/instructors
  • Fun and cute outdoor guide ;)
  • Accident insurance
  • Consumption tax

Not Included;

  • Picnic lunch
  • Train transportation

Discount;

  • Birthday on Jul 24 (3,000yen)
Price: 6,900Yen
Space left: 6 out of 18

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!
  • Meeting the group outside Shiromaru station at 12:20am is totally fine.
  • Make sure you have eaten or have picnic lunch and/or snacks with you. There are no shops around Shiromaru station to buy food from.
  • 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 and snacks
  • Clothes appropriate to the weather
  • Change of clothes
  • Flip-flops or sandals
  • Quick-dry t-shirt
  • Beach shorts
  • Swimsuit
  • Towel
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Smartphone
  • Cash

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