Kimono Fitting! First of all, be fitted into your own Kimono and learn about the tradition of this symbolic Japanese icon. And then we explore the town and learn the history of the area. Also, we visit the En-Ya Art Store.
Visit Mt Fuji Sengen Taisha Shrine with an expert guide, and learn of the shrine's cultural and historical significance and relationship with Mt Fuji. Also, take some amazing photos while dressed in your personalised Kimono.
In the afternoon, we learn how to make Japanese sweets from a local artisan. Shizuoka is famous for the quality of its green tea, so to end the day, we will brew and taste locally grown green tea.
・Fee: 16,000 Japanese yen (excl. tax) per person
・Season: All year round
・Group size: Up to 10 people (minimum 2 people)
・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|
To reserve an ecotour, payment in advance is required.
Therefore, 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. In addition, Vegetarian and Muslim friendly meals can be prepared.
In order to prepare the Kimono, please let us know the following information when booking.
1) Gender 2) Height 3) Clothing sizes (U.S. size).
Please note the following cancellation policy is in place:
13 days or more before - Free
4 - 13 days before - 30% of ecotour cost
3 - day of the ecotour - 100% of ecotour cost
We will conduct the tour in all weather, except in the case of a typhoon or other natural disaster.
If this happens we will cancel the tour and there will be no charge.