Experience Local Life
Price ¥ 8,900 Required Time 6h Available Mo, Fr Pick up Time 10:00 AM

Stroll around Odawara and learn about Japan's everyday life from the locals themselves. Taste their traditional food and listen to their stories. Dive into the most important part of Japan's life: Shintoism. Learn about Shrine manners and etiquette and get the unique opportunity to talk to one of the priests. An English and German-speaking team member interprets for you and takes you to different shops and places. The tour includes a Shinto ceremony, local food tasting, a visit of a local Museum and a tea ceremony.

1. Meet us at Odawara Station, in front of the Odakyu line exit.

2. Dive into Japan's more than 3,000-year-old religion Shintoism. Learn about manners and get an exclusive look inside the sacred halls.

3. Have a quick lunch at a local coffee shop and eat Japanese food as you would in the Edo Period.

4. Visit a hidden local museum and find yourself between traditional medicine and Kabuki.

5. Explore small shops, taste different local food and get the chance to meet and talk with locals.

6. Learn how to make traditional Matcha tea and explore an old Japanese villa.


Requested People to run a Tour

min. 2 Guest

Maximal Tour size

max. 15 Guests

Things to take with you

Camera and something to drink

Meeting point Odawara Station, in front of the Odakyu Line exit
Payment Cash only
Reservation Deadline
24h before tour start
Discounts Infants (0-4 years) are joining for free
Children (5-12 years) receive a 50% discount
Special group discount Group discount of 10% is applies to parties with 4 adults or more
Included Lunch, votive Shinto tablet, pick-up, English or German-speaking guide, Insurance, Tax
Reservation Required
Reservations can be made until 48h before tour start.

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