1. Japan
  2. Hokkaido
  3. Sapporo
  4. Nijo Market

Sapporo: Private and Personalized Eat Like a Local Tour

Product ID: 285477
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Embark on a culinary adventure through the delightful flavors of Sapporo's cuisine. Tailor the tour to your tastes, and discover the best spots with a local host. Experience the local street food scene, Ganso Ramen Alley, and an original beer distillery.
About this activity
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Duration: 3 hours
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English, Japanese

Pickup included

Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Get what you want out of your experience with an itinerary designed for you
  • Try fresh farmland ingredients from the Nijo Market and stroll through Moerenuma Park with a soft-serve in hand
  • Sip on one of the city's most famous beverages at the Sapporo Beer Museum
  • Sample a signature food dish at Ganso Ramen Alley, Sapporo’s famous foodie alley
  • Cook your own meat at Jingisukan BBQ, named after Ghengis Khan’s rumored method of grilling lamb in a helmet
Full description
Get to know Sapporo in the best way: through its food. Join a local host to feast your way around the city together, and sample 6-8 tastings of various local food specialties carefully selected for you. Benefit from the personal touch of a private tour and a flexible itinerary allowing you to change your mind about what you want to do during the experience.

From Hokkaido’s regional miso ramen (always yummier with a plate of gyoza on the side) to treats which may surprise you like soft serve ice-cream and Hokkaido cheese, you’ll discover how, what, and where the locals eat. Immerse yourself in Sapporo's unique culinary culture and probably find your new favorite dish along the way.

Slurp soup curry (it’s good manners, don’t worry), a dish that was born in the city. Try kaisen don, a bowl of fresh, raw seafood on a bed of fluffy white rice. Set free your inner chef as you grill your own meat on a convex skillet at a classic Jingisukan BBQ restaurant — the ultimate soul food.

Enjoy lush parks and shrines, and sample some of the city’s famous beer at the Sapporo Beer Museum. Cleanse your palette by indulging in a sake too, if you like. You might just be crawling back to your accommodation after all of that food.
Includes
  • Private and personalized 3-hour experience with a local host
  • 6-8 tastings of various local food specialties
  • A glass of wine, beer or soft drink
  • Hotel meetup (available on request for central locations)
What’s Not Included
  • Extra food and drinks
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs (free if you decide to walk)
  • Gratuities (optional)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• This is a walking tour but, if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options
• Your host can arrange to meet you at your hotel if you are based in central locations or at the Sapporo Municipal Central Library
• The local partner will be in touch within 24 hours after booking with a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host who will create a bespoke experience for you. 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
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