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.
Minimum of 2 guests, Solo travelers please email us.Tour Highlights:
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.
For a more customized experience, make your tour private for an additional ¥17,500 + TAX. (min. 2 people)
This tour requires 1-week advanced notice for booking requests, thank you for understanding.
|5 days a week (Mon-Friday)|
|Meeting Time Frame||10:45 – 10:55 am|
|Start Time||10:55 am|
|End Time||16:55 pm|
I will never forget my Zen experience. And the views of Mt. Fuji if you get a clear day are unbelievable.
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Meet up point: Gotemba Tourism and Welcome Center
1940-10 Niihashi, Gotemba-City, Shizuoka [MAP]
静岡県御殿場市新橋1940-10 (9:00 – 17:00)
Access: Gotemba Station
There are a few different ways you can come to the meeting place. And this city is easy to reach on a day trip or overnight stay from Tokyo.
When arriving at Gotemba Station by train please exit the Side labeled Hakone Otome. The tourism information center will be on your left as you exit the station across from the taxi pick-up area and the shuttle bus area. If you were arriving on the shuttle bus the information center will be directly across the station roundabout.
Our guide will be at the meeting place 15 minutes before the start time holding an “Arigato Japan” sign.
We suggest wearing comfortable shoes as there will be walking involved.
Please let us know if you have any questions. Should you have any difficulty in finding the place, you may reach us at email@example.com