- Satoyama feeling while hiking
- Breakfast and Zen meditation with a monk
- Hidden Zen monastery
Explore the unknown town of Minamiashigara, located near Hakone and Odawara. Dive into Japanese Zen Buddhism. Have breakfast with a Zen monk. Get the chance to talk with him about his way of living. Walk through rural Japan and enjoy the picturesque landscape. Visit a hidden Zen monastery, and join the morning meditation. Relax in the warm water of a near hot spring spa.
Enjoy a short nature walk and discover the beauty and silence of rural Japan. Walk to the near Zen temple and experience Japanese Zen meditation and a short breakfast with the monk. Walk through the sacred cedar forest and enjoy the beautiful nature. Explore a hidden temple monastery and visit the different buildings together with your personal guide. Relax body and soul in the natural serene of the Japanese hot spring. Eat a Japanese-style lunch at a local restaurant.
Included in price
- Meditation fee
- Hot spring entrance ticket
- Bus fare
- English or German- speaking guide
- Transportation to/from tour venue
- Personal expense
Know before you book
- Cancellation: Up to 21 days prior the tour date cancellation is free of charge.
For other cancellations Local Japan has to charge a cancellation fee based on the following terms:
20-15 days prior the tour → 20％ of total tour fee
14-8 days prior the tour → 30％ of total tour fee
7-4 days prior the tour → 50％ of total tour fee
3-0 days prior the tour → 100％ of total tour fee
- Start of tour: 05:30 AM
- Infants (0-4 years) are joining for free
- Children (5-12 years) receive a 50% discount
What you need to bring
- Raincoat or umbrella
We can pick you up at a hotel in Minamiashigara area or at Daiyuzan Station.
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