Local Hosts are local residents, people who know their neighbourhood's best hidden secrets.
How about exploring their residential area in Tokyo, or joining in a Takayama autumn festival with them, or a Kyoto Sakura picnic experience with their family, or even a homecook meal in a local Japanese-muslim home
It is about finding those little secrets and charms that will make your trip even more unique
"When you start your journey with TAKUMI, you are no longer a Tourist, but a Traveler.
Locals do not change their identities to entertain you, but you changing yours to walk into their daily life. "
If this is what you think you would like your journey to Japan should be, click next to see what identities you can become.
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Local organisation which teaches a cultural lesson/activity that are unique to the specific region
How about making the good luck sarubobo doll of Gifu, or learning the Awaji odori dance in Shikoku, or Samurai sword forging in Seki, or Gentai (Japanese sandals) making in Shizhoka?
These activities will suit any group travelers who wish to learn from the local teacher.
Local Restaurants which serve dishes using their region's traditional cooking style
How about making your own Tako Yaki in Osaka, or Grilling Ayu Fish in Gero, or Catching the Bamboo Nagashi Somen in Kyoto, or Gulping the Wanko Soba in Tohoku
And it will be fun making and eating it with the whole family.
Starting your journey with Takumi is easy,
and we have made it easy for everyone too
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4 Types of Local experiences to choose from.
Easy filter by interests, languages, regions or prefectures.
Contact your host first if that makes you more comfortable before making the booking ,and it is instant confirmation.