Hiroshima Hike: Mountaintop Tea Ceremony & Shrines

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Duration
3 hours
Number of Guests
1 - 6 guests
Accessibility
Family-friendly
Language
English
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Vegan, Vegetarian, With matcha
Hike Hiroshima’s Mt. Futaba alongside a passionate English-speaking guide! Visit Hiroshima Toshogu and Kinkō Inari Shrines then enjoy a mountaintop tea ceremony with a breathtaking city view.
Highlights
Hike the Mt. Futaba trail
Visit Hiroshima Toshogu and Kinkō Inari Shrines
Hike alongside an expert, English-speaking guide
Participate in a tea ceremony with a beautiful panoramic view
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
Experience Details
Ready for a breathtaking journey in Hiroshima? Join a hiking experience and mountaintop tea ceremony! You'll hike through the serene forests and crisp morning air of Mt. Futaba, just a quick 10-minute walk from Hiroshima Station. This natural wonder, nestled northeast of Hiroshima Castle, boasts temples and shrines that exude ancient power and beauty. Join a private tour or small group for a two-hour adventure. Meander through the sacred forest, passing under rows of torii gates, immersing yourself in the mystical energy that refreshes body and soul. Your journey will be crowned with a stunning and traditional tea ceremony. Your enthusiastic guides are crazy for Hiroshima's beauty and share a love of nature, Japanese culture, and Hiroshima. They know these trails like the back of their hand, so you’re in capable company! The hike grants you breathtaking vistas of Hiroshima City, the Seto Inland Sea, and even Miyajima, nature's masterpiece! Experience Nodate, the ancient art of making tea outdoors. Sip matcha while gazing at the panoramic view of the city, pure serenity! The breathtaking Hiroshima Toshogu shrine was crafted by Kyoto artisans during the Edo period, and stands as the "entrance" to the mountain. This landmark has witnessed Hiroshima's history and continues to awe visitors with its breathtaking scenery and as a display of Japanese culture. Mingle with the tranquility of the sacred guardian forest, breathe in fresh mountain air, and discover hidden gems with your knowledgeable guide. Tea, history, and nature come together for an unforgettable adventure. Soak in the charm of Mt. Futaba and a traditional tea ceremony, memories to last a lifetime.
Inclusions
Hiking experience
English-speaking guide
Tea ceremony experience and high-quality Japanese tea
Exclusions
Transportation to and from the meeting point
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
Hiroshima Station
Remarks
This is a group experience but we have a private option available as well
Experienced duration is approx. 3 hours
Recommendations: Hat or cap, jacket (pending the season), long pants, gloves, comfortable shoes, drink, towel, sunglasses, sunscreen, bug spray
Cancellation Policy
Cancel your booking at least 1 week before the experience start time to receive a full refund minus a 3.2% transaction fee.
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Experience Location

Tucked to the south of Honshu between the Chugoku Mountains and the Seto Inland Sea, the humble Hiroshima Prefecture is known for its oysters and freshwater eel, as well as local okonomiyaki and sake produced in the revitalized capital of Hiroshima.
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For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals