Experience Japanese Culture in Sapporo - Half Day Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

317674


Categories

Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 5

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Japanese (fluent)

Enjoy Japanese traditional culture in Sapporo!


Although Sapporo does not have such a long history as Kyoto or Tokyo, you can experience some aspects of Japanese traditional culture such as the tea ceremony, wearing a kimono or Zen meditation. Get a taste of Japanese culture through this tour.

We will visit Hokkaido Shrine first and see and feel the atmosphere of Shintoism, Japan's indigenous religion, in a rich natural setting. Then, we will go to a Zen temple to experience Zen meditation (approx. 2 hours) or to another facility to experience the tea ceremony while wearing a kimono.

Itinerary

Zen meditation
10:00 Meet at your hotel or a decided meeting spot
10:30-11:30 Hokkaido Shrine
11:30-12:30 Lunch (*If you want, you can have a traditional Japanese cuisine course: approx. 3000 JPY)
13:00 - 15:00 Experience Zen meditation at a Zen temple
15:30 Disband at your hotel or the center of Sapporo

Tea ceremony wearing a kimono
10:00 Meet at your hotel lobby or a decided meeting spot
10:30 - 11:30 Hokkaido Shrine
11:30 - 12:30 Lunch (*If you want, you can have a traditional Japanese cuisine course: approx. 3000 JPY)
13:00- 14:30 Tea ceremony wearing a kimono
15:00 Disband at your hotel or the center of Sapporo

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Your hotel lobby or a decided meeting point

End location: Your hotel or the center of Sapporo

Duration: 5 hours

"Tea ceremony wearing a kimono" course is not available on Tue. and Wed.

Transportation

subway and walking

What’s Included

My service as your private, professional licensed tour guide, consultation and advice.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10000 JPY - Zen experience fee (2,000 JPY/person), tea ceremony experience fee (5,000 JPY/person), lunch etc.

What’s Extra

Guide transportation costs (EX. subway fares to and from the hotel, approx. 600 JPY.)

Restrictions

I am not a driver guide but I can arrange transportation upon request.

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Message Kaoru K.

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