Kyoto Sweets & Desserts Tour with a Local Foodie: Private & Custom ★★★★★

Join one of our hosts to immerse yourself in the delicious world of traditional Japanese wagashi – sweet confections. Japanese culinary pursuits are precise and packed with extraordinary flavor, and wagashi is no different. Visit Nishiki Market, a food market as well as a traditional tea house to find the staple ingredients of Kyoto’s cuisine and try some of the yummy sweets. You won’t know whether you should devour or Instagram these beauties.

Within 24 hours after booking you’ll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you’ll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
* Duration: 3 hours
* Starts: Kyoto, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Join one of our hosts to immerse yourself in the delicious world of traditional Japanese wagashi – sweet confections. Japanese culinary pursuits are precise and packed with extraordinary flavor, and wagashi is no different. Visit Nishiki Market, a food market as well as a traditional tea house to find the staple ingredients of Kyoto’s cuisine and try some of the yummy sweets. You won’t know whether you should devour or Instagram these beauties.

Within 24 hours after booking you’ll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you’ll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.

Itinerary
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Pass By: Gion, Kyoto 605-0074 Kyoto Prefecture

Join a host and indulge your sweet tooth in Kyoto by tasting different, traditional types of wagashi (sweet confections) at various places in the Gion district

IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Pass By: Nishiki Market Shopping District, Nakauoyacho, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto 604-8054 Kyoto Prefecture

Explore the Nishiki Market and samples different types of wagashi and other traditional sweets

IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Pass By: Kagizen Yoshifusa Head Shop, 264 Gionmachi Kitagawa, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, 605-0073, Japan

Visit Kagizen Yoshifusa and other tea houses loved by locals to enjoy matcha tea, traditionally paired with accompanying cakes and sweets

IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Pass By: Kiyomizu-Zaka Street, Kiyomizu, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0862 Kyoto Prefecture

Explore a historic neighborhood like Sannen-zaka and stop by your host’s favorite bakeries and sweet shops

IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Pass By: Gion Corner, 570-2 Gionmachi Minamigawa, Higashiyama-ku Yasaka Hall, Kyoto 605-0074 Kyoto Prefecture

Buy traditional wagashi and modern, quirky Japanese confectionaries from Otafuku in Gion to take home with you – if they last, that is. You might eat them before you get there!

IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences