Only-in-Japan Experiences, Nara tours & activities, fun things to do in Nara | VELTRA

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Only-in-Japan Experiences
Dive deep into the traditions of Japan while visiting Nara. Enjoy a cup of fragrant matcha tea, or try zazen meditation with one of the Buddhist monks. Make sure not to miss special seasonal tours, such as tours to see the cherry blossoms of Mt. Yoshino, or sake tasting!

    Availability varies by date for all activities.

  1. Ideal for sado (tea ceremony) lovers, create your own Chasen (tea whisk) for green tea. Use local Takayama bamboo, and learn the secrets of this traditional craft.


    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  2. Visit one of the Seven Great Buddhist Temples and discover the history and culture of Nara. A great opportunity to also experience Zazen meditation with your monk guide!


    1.5 hour(s)