Meet up in the afternoon with your tour host and group in front of the Hachiko statue in Tokyo’s Shibuya neighborhood. From there you’ll board a train for the 1-hour journey to a nearby temple called Honkouji.
When you arrive, you’ll be given a tour of the facilities by a monk guide. A translator will available throughout the excursion to help communicate any questions you might have. During your visit you’ll experience a variety of temple activities like calligraphy and the preparation of matcha. Dedicated time will also be available for a chat with the monks, offering a chance to ask about their daily lives and spiritual practices.
At the conclusion of your temple visit, head back to the train station for the ride back to Tokyo’s Harajuku Station, where you’ll finish your excursion.