Private tour of Culinary Experience in Tokyo ; Tsukiji Fishmarket Shopping and Home Style Sushi Making

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Tour Number

Activity Level

575964


Categories

Shopping, Local Experience, Food and Wine, First Time Visitor

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3

Language(s)

explanation

English (advanced)

Well Established Cook Takes You to the Fishmarket and Bring the Seafood Back to Home for Cooking!


The tour combines Tsukiji fish market shopping and cooking class in instructor's home. There are various fresh seasonal seafood and vegetables in the market. We buy fresh ingredients there and make sushi and/or other dishes for lunch at home kitchen.

Accompanied glass of sake, tea and sweets will be served with the meal.

You will cook fresh ingredients with ultimate seasonings and condiments.

The considerable menus with the seafood are

Sushi roll, aburi-sushi ( torched surface of sushi), simmered fish, grilled seafood, Sushi bowl, Tempura or flied seafood.

We will talk about what you'd like to cook during the shopping time. I will suggest what kind of cookery suits for the ingredients.

After finish the class, the guide takes you to closest station, Yotsuya, which the line accessible to Shinjuku, Yotsuya, Ginza and Tokyo station.

Itinerary

9:45 Meeting in Tsukiji KY building (1st floor is a shopping mall) : the corner of Tsukiji 4 chome, the entrance is next to Tsukiji Gin-dako

Strolling and shopping in Tsukiji Fish market, visiting Namiyoke shrine.

11am Take a cab to guide's home

11:30 am Start cooking

12:30 pm Lunch time a glass of sake will be served with the meal. Green tea and Japanese sweets are served after lunch

2 pm Finish the tour

The guide takes you to Yostuya station, JR line and Marunouchi line, 5 min by walk.

Yotsuya to Shinjuku 5 min by chuo line
Yotsuya to Tokyo station 10 min by chuo line

I can customize the tour, please inquire for a quote

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Suggested by Guide: At a shopping mall KY building, a corner building of Tsukiji 4 chome.

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station (Yotsuya station JR line or Marunouchi line)

Duration: 4 hours 30 min.

The tour will be running late if there is traffic from the fish market to guide's home kitchen.

It mihg t be running late if you'd like to take time for shopping in Tukiji fish market.

It mihgt be running late if cooking time takes longer than estimated time.

Transportation

Taking taxi from the fish market to guide's home kitchen

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services

Other: Taxi ride from the fish market to guide's home

Cooking at home kitchen, all the ingredients bought in Tsukiji fish market for meal. A glass of sake, green tea and sweets.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

1000 JPY - (approximately 10 USD) for transportation to meeting point in Tsukiji fish market and transportation fee to your destination after the class.

There are many food shops and kitchen tool shops you can shop. recommending you to bring cash since many small shops only accept only cash.

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Public Transportation Tickets
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: Public transportation to your next destination.

There are many shops and snack stands in the market. You can shop souvenier, kitchen utencils including Japanese knives, dried foods.
Recomending you to bring cash for shopping.

Restrictions

I am not a licensed guide and will not be able to guide you inside of the historical monuments.
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.

A Recent Review of this tour

We took a sushi class with Fukuko on April 13th and it was fantastic. Initially, we went to Tsukiji market where we selected ingredients for our meal. We also visited a pottery store (where we bought some really nice pieces) and a shrine. We then took a taxi to Fukuko's house where we cooked and ate until we were all VERY full. It was my daughters 16th birthday and Fukuko had beautiful cupcakes with a candle for her. It was a wonderful day- thank you!
Krystalle Tobin

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