Kimono Fitting! Be fitted out in a personal Kimono and learn from a local about the tradition of this symbolic Japanese icon. Explore the town and learn the history of the area. Visit the En-Ya Art Gallery.
Visit Mt Fuji Sengen Taisha Shrine with an expert guide, who will take you through the cultural and historical significance as it relates to Mt Fuji. Take some amazing photos in front of the shrine while dressed in your personal Kimono.
Following the shrine, we will learn how to make Japanese sweets from a local artisan. Later, we will brew and taste locally grown green tea, Shizuoka being famous for the quality of its green tea.
・Season: All year round
・Group size: Up to 10 people (minimum 2 people)
・Tour fee: 16,000 Japanese yen (excl. tax) per person
・Included: Kimono rental and fitting, visit to Mt Fuji Sengen Taisha Shrine, lesson in making Japanese sweets, Shizuoka green tea tasting, English speaking guide, insurance, and transport to and from Shin-Fuji or Fujinomiya station.
What to bring: Comfortable clothes and your own bottle.
*We highly appreciate bringing your own bottle to reduce plastic waste (free rental bottles are available!)
|Itinerary (3.5 hours)|
|12:40||Pick up at the Shin-Fuji station ticket gate|
||Pick up from Fujinomiya station|
|or 13:00||Meet us at the main Torii gate of Mt Fuji Sengen Taisha Shrine|
|Kimono shop visit and personal Kimono fitting|
|14:00||Explore the local town and chat with 3rd generation locals|
|Explore Mt Fuji Sengen Taisha Shrine|
|Take amazing and unique photos in your kimono in front of the shrine|
|15:00||Japanese sweet making with local artisan|
|Taste locally grown Shizuoka green tea with Japanese sweets|
|16:30||End the tour at the Kimono shop|
|17:00||Transfer to Fujinomiya station|
|18:00||Transfer to Shin-Fuji station|
Please book the tour at least 3 days in advance. Furthermore, please let us know in advance if you have any dietary requirements or allergies beforehand. Vegetarian and Muslim friendly meals can be prepared.
To prepare the Kimono, please let us know the information below when booking.
1) Gender 2) Height 3) Clothing sizes (in U.S. size).
To reserve an ecotour payment in advance is required. Please note the following cancellation policy is in place. We conduct the tour in all weather except in the case of typhoon or other natural disasters. When this happens, we will cancel the tour and there will be no charge.
13 days or more before - Free
4 - 13 days before - 30% of ecotour cost
3 - day of the ecotour - 100% of ecotour cost