River Kayaking [or SUP Boarding] and Sake Tasting Trip

2018 April 21 (Saturday)

Mitake, Tokyo

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

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

Another leisurely day exploring the great Japanese outdoors!

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 outside Mitake station (one exit only)
  • 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 boarding (kayak, paddle, wetsuit, life jacket, helmet, shoes, etc.)
  • Kayak/SUP board guide/instructors
  • Fun and cute outdoor guide ;)
  • Accident insurance
  • 8% consumption tax

Not Included;

  • Picnic lunch
  • Train transportation

Discount;

  • Birthday on Apr 21 (3,000yen)
Price: 6,900Yen
Space left: 22 out of 24

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 Mitake station is totally fine.
  • 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
  • Camera
  • Smartphone
  • Cash

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