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Experience a mindful trip to Japan thanks to this 7.5-hour ‘Zazen’ meditation experience inside an 800-year old temple, including dinner at a gourmet vegetarian restaurant. Head to Engakuji, a center for Zen Buddhism in Japan since the 13th century, to join a Zen meditation session led by a temple monk. Participate in two awareness-inducing sessions, lasting 15-20 minutes each. After taking a peaceful stroll through the temple gardens, travel to a Michelin-listed Zen vegetarian eatery for a blissful multi-course dinner of ‘Shojin Ryori’ cuisine. A guide, dinner and round-trip train fare are also covered.


  • Experience a Zen meditation session and gourmet dinner in Kamakura from Tokyo
  • Travel to the 800-year-old Engakuji Temple to participate in Zen meditation sessions led by a Japanese monk
  • Hone your mindfulness skills during two separate 15-20 minute meditation sessions
  • Discover the serene grounds of this ancient temple complex
  • Savor a gourmet meal at a Michelin-listed eatery specializing in Shojin Ryori vegetarian cuisine
  • Small group ensures personal service

What You Can Expect

Zen Experience in Kamakura from Tokyo

Zen vegetarian Shojin Ryori cuisine

Customer Reviews

Jane C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Great afternoon trip to Kamakura with Carl. Meditating in a buddhist monastery was a truly unique experience and the restaurant food was great! Will highly recommend to friends!

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