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No. 5221Program currently off season
Otaru Bar Hopping Night Tour & Making Onigiri experiense
Izakaya where only Japanese locals gather.
Otaru Seafood hot pot is excellent!
Countryside and full of humanity bar.
Making rice ball is a lot of fun and tasty.

Explore the hidden Izakaya and Karaoke bar in Otaru where only Japanese locals gather. and introduce local culture and history. You can also make Onigiri rice ball. By having a Zazen experience, you can have a stress-free time and it will surely be an opportunity to enrich your life. The self-defense experience, you may be able to protect you and your loved ones, because security is gradually getting worse recently.

Otaru's seafood is said to be top class in Japan.
Guide will take you to recommended local and traditional Izakaya restaurant and Karaoke Bar on the back street of Otaru, that are usually hard to find for tourists at night.
We will explain delicious Japanese dishes in English and Japanese.
The rice ball you make and eat yourself will surely be an unforgettable memory. I recommend Tuna Mayo as the best ingredient.
Please enjoy Japanese cuisine and Japanese culture In peace. ♫

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Program details
Available time period

All season program

Available time period Detail
All year program
Required time
Approx. 3 hours
Explore most of Otaru's back streets and introduce local culture and history.
Then eat Japanese-style dishes such as delicious seafood hot pot or Zangi Japanese style Fried chicken at an Izakaya.
Making Onigiri, Zazen and Self-defense experience take place at this Izakaya.
Would you like to sing songs at the well-established karaoke bar next? I think you'll have a lot of fun.
At the end of the tour, let's take a photo together to commemorate the Otaru night!
Program fee
Per person:3,000 yen
Included in this fee
1 drinks
Not included in fees
Food fee, another drink fee, and personal expenses.
Payment method
Cash on site.

Languige:English,Japanese,74 languages Automatic translator is available.
Guides' recommendations,
highlights in this area
This will definitely be unforgettable experience!
Requirements for participation
Meeting location
Required Items
Requirements for participation
Ages15 years or up
*The only person over 20 years of age can drink alcohol because of law in Japan
Meeting location
In front of Lawson Otaru Inaho
Meeting location Detail
In the Sunmall,Otaru city center arcade.
Address of meeting location
1-3-10 Inaho, Otaru,Otaru, Hokkaido

8 min from Otaru station by walk
Please note that there may be other participants
You do not need to pay for the guide's food and drinks
The only person over 20 years of age can drink alcohol because of law in Japan
Anyone over 15 years old can join this tour.
Out of respect for our other guests and to ensure the best tour for everyone, we must start the tour on time.
You will not be able to join the tour, get a refund or reschedule if you are late for the tour and missed the group.
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the tour starting time.
Free date/time change up to 24 hours till the tour starting time.
Cancellation after the starting time or no show, we offer no refund or date/time change.
Available time period
All season program
Required time
About 3 hours
Program fee
Per person:3,000 yen
Operator Information
Operator Information
Nature Guide & BarHopping Guide


Hokkaido Guide Zen owner & guide Yasusan (Akihiro Yasuhara)
My hobbies are visiting guesthouses or hostel, and
Interaction between travelers.
Ski SAJ second class
SUP SIJ third class
Scuba diving PADI AOW
I like dogs and children
Shorinji Kempo 4 dan (the art of Self-defense)
Otaru Haruka branch Master


Zen is to face yourself Correct posture, adjust breathing, Face yourself quietly and honestly. It is not only Zazen, but also drinking alcohol while relaxing is Zen, I think.

Company information

Company: HokkaidoGuide Zen
Address:Otaru Hokkaido