Private Fukuoka Highlights Tour by Car (With Street Food)

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Duration
5.5 hours
Number of Guests
1 - 5 guests
Accessibility
Family-friendly
Language
Japanese, English
Explore the stunning city of Fukuoka on this exciting private tour by car: see the Fukuoka Tower, sample street foods, and more.

Highlights

Visit Fukuoka landmarks: Nanzoin Temple, Dazaifu Tenmangu, Momochihama Beach, and Fukuoka Tower, in a private tour of the city by car
Try Fukuoka street foods like the classic umegae mochi and enjoy a delicious dinner suited to your food preferences
Learn local Fukuoka etiquette and insights from a knowledgeable host and guide who worked in hospitality
Participants without tattoos can enjoy a visit to a relaxing hot springs resort (see Options)
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals

Experience Details

Visiting several Fukuoka landmarks in one day can be challenging, even by car. But your host, Yoshi, proves it's both possible and enjoyable. Using his deep understanding of Fukuoka, he has curated this private tour where he takes the wheel so you can make the most of your time in Fukuoka and explore its main attractions from the comfort of the passenger seat. After Yoshi picks you up from the designated meeting point, your journey begins at Nanzoin Temple, a traditional place of worship where you can see Japan's largest sleeping Buddha. To show respect towards local customs, visitors are requested to adhere to the temple's dress code: camisoles, mini shorts and skirts (above the knee), or crop tops are not allowed, and visitors with tattoos are requested to cover them during their visit. After that, you'll visit Fukuoka's largest temple, Dazaifu Tenmangu, where you will enjoy a few street foods, including umegae mochi, a Fukuoka specialty. After eating, you have the option of relaxing in the calming waters of a hot spring facility (onsen) with a stunning view of Fukuoka (tattoos are not allowed at the onsen, so this option is only available for guests without tattoos — see Options below.) Post-onsen, you'll explore the serene shores of Momochihama Beach, continuing to the skyscraping Fukuoka Tower, where you can bask in breathtaking city views. You'll enjoy an authentic and hearty dinner at a local eatery to wrap up the tour. Yoshi, your guide, is a seasoned bilingual concierge who has served in luxurious hotels across Japan. His passion for hospitality and profound understanding of Fukuoka make him the perfect companion for your tour. With Yoshi, you will explore some of Fukuoka's greatest cultural treasures and enjoy its delicious local cuisine, all under the expert guidance of a knowledgeable and experienced local.

Inclusions

Fukuoka Tower observation deck entrance fee
Umegae mochi and a couple of street foods at Dazaifu Temple
Five dishes and a drink at a standing traditional izakaya restaurant (Shioto-Sake) in Nishijin (before 5pm only) or motsunabe (Japanese stew) and two drinks at a different restaurant
Guide fee and transportation by car between spots

Exclusions

Additional food and drinks

Meeting Point and Meeting Time

Your host will pick you up at Nishijin Station. More detailed information and a Google Maps link will be provided upon booking. Another location within the Fukuoka City area might be arranged in advance. Please inquire upon booking.

Remarks

All visitors to the Nanzoin Temple are requested to adhere to its dress code: camisoles, mini shorts and skirts and crop tops are not allowed, and visitors with tattoos are requested to cover them.
Participants are requested to respect and observe local customs and rules throughout the tour
The hot springs (onsen) option is only available for participants without tattoos.
Depending on traffic, the start and end times of the tour are subject to change.
Depending on weather conditions, the scenic viewpoint location may change or be unavailable.

Cancellation Policy

Cancel your booking at least 2 days before the experience start time to receive a full refund minus a 3.2% transaction fee.
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Experience Location

Fukuoka is Japan’s up-and-coming foodie prefecture, which was put on the map by the 2014 Michelin Guide and has been consistently featured ever since. Roam food markets in Fukuoka, taste the authentic Hakata tonkotsu ramen in its birthplace, and fill up at yatai street food stalls during your trip to Fukuoka!
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For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals