River Kayaking [or SUP Boarding] and Sake Tasting Trip

2019 August 24 (Saturday)

Mitake, Tokyo

Let's go kayaking (or SUP boarding) along the gentle Okutama river 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 Aug 24 (3,000yen)
Price: 6,900Yen
Space left: 15 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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