Zen experience, Gotemba local hidden gems and culture tour
- Enjoy a full day of food, zen experiences, and local culture in this beautiful and historic area near iconic Mt. Fuji
- 6-hour tour of the Gotemba Area
- Try the local foods and craft beverages
- Connect with the stories of historic town at the base of Mt. Fuji
- Personalized Zen experience with an expert in an unforgettable location
- Traditional craft experience at a multigenerational master, indigo artist’s studio
- Tea and cafe local experience with stories and flavors that will inspire you
- Private tour option (select 1 "Private tour fee" during the booking)
All about the trip
Gotemba is a hidden gem and yet it is an easy day trip or wonderful overnight excursion from Tokyo!
On our full-day (6-hour) tour, you will discover the best local and hidden experiences. Try local specialties in two different locations around the Gotemba area. Explore and connect with the spirit of one of Japan’s friendliest cities.
Enjoy a local lunch from a small hidden gem restaurant. Then you will visit a special zen temple, unlike anything you can see in other parts of Japan. Immerse yourself in a personalized zen experience. After you are fully relaxed and inspired, we will visit a small local brewery and winery where you can try some craft beverages. Feeling refreshed, it will be time to head back to town and visit a family business with generations of tea expertise and then visit with a master artisan. You will make your own traditional and all-natural, indigo-dyed souvenir to bring back with you as an unforgettable memory from your journey.
Our expert guide will share the stories of this dynamic community opening the door for you to experience local hospitality and create lasting memories.
We will visit various interesting and delectable stops and try local foods special to Gotemba City while tasting some of Japan’s most famous green teas.Watch on Youtube
What is included in the price
- Drinks tasting and tea experiences
- Lunch in restaurant
- Walking level moderate
- Craft experience
Changes to tours and spots we visit may occur due to schedules of restaurants, public holidays, weather conditions, and other unforeseen circumstances. Applicable substitutions will be made in this case.
We have a strict policy about starting our tours on time. This is to protect the enjoyment of all our guests and restaurant partners. We are sorry to say that if you are not able to arrive at the meeting point by the departure time, the tour will start regardless and no refund will be provided. We are also unable to accommodate meeting up in any of the food stops once you’ve missed the start of the tour.
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