Small-Group Walking Tour with Udon Cooking Class in Hino
After picking up from the meeting place at Hino Station, we will head to Hosenji (Zenji) while walking, introducing ourselves and talking about Hino City. Inside, you can tour the garden while enjoying the atmosphere of a local Zen temple. The photo is okay. Next, we will walk to Yasaka Shrine while, and then I will introduce a little about the shrine's manners inside. After that, head to Honjin and go sightseeing inside, you can see the rooms, gardens, and daily necessities that the old samurai of the Edo period used to spend. After that, we will go to the, the handmade udon shop we experience, and actually experience and enjoy the meal.
I want you to feel and enjoy all of our experience resources of making traditional Japanese food in a private space, not just a cooking class.
Participants will be pleased with the face-to-face experience.
If you can make your own original noodles at this shop, it will be one of the world's flour arts.
per adult from
2 hours 45 minutes
What's included :
- Brunch - food and drinks (udon noodles, tempura, snacks and tea)
- Admission ticket
- Apron, cooking utensils
What's excluded :
- Private transportation
- Stop At: Hinojuku Honjin, 2-15-9 Hinohommachi, Hino 191-0011 Tokyo Prefecture
Only Hino remains in Honjin (Accommodation for high class people) the only one left in Tokyo. I can show you the rooms and tableware where the old people lived, the architecture of the Edo period, the garden, and feel the remnants of the old days.
・Honjin (本陣) is the Japanese word for an inn for government officials, generally located in post stations (shukuba) during the later part of the Edo period.
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: Hosenji Temple, 3-6-9, HInohoncho, Hino 191-0011 Tokyo Prefecture
Zen temples in Japan are thought to be Kyoto for tourists, but they also exist in the city where I live, and they are quieter and can be seen more slowly than any other Zen temple. Let's walk the Zen temple together.
Hosenji is a Zen temple of the Rinzai sect Kenchoji school. The founder was Kenchoji Kamakura, and it was founded in the Mototoku era (around 1330).
Duration: 10 minutes
Stop At: Yasaka Shrine, 3-14-12 Hinohommachi, Hino 191-0011 Tokyo Prefecture
I would like to introduce you to a local shrine. It's a very quiet shrine, and you can feel it as an oasis in the city. By telling tourists that there is such a culture, you can understand the difference between a shrine that has become a tourist destination and a local shrine.
I will introduce How to practice a shrine manner.
Visit a local shrine, the date of its foundation is unknown, but according to the company's biography, Fumonji Temple was built in 1398, and became a Betto of Gozu Tenno Shrine, and became Yasaka Shrine in 1869.
Duration: 5 minutes
Stop At: Hino, Hino, Tokyo Prefecture, Kanto
This tour is practiced in a real shop, so you will actually cook in the shop. In actual real, cuisine, shops, tableware, people, you can feel the Japanese culture from here.
we make udon from
・ Knead (crush)
・ Stretch (stretch with a stick)
・ Cut (cut with a special cutter)
The shop is a small space like a Japanese private shop. There is a sanctuary for making udon noodles called Teuchi-ba(a hand-made place)
Duration: 2 hours
• Special Appetizer - Japanese omelet
Meat is duck or chicken
Pickles are seasonal pickles
• Your original Udon - Warm udon
• Tempura - Locally made vegetable tempura
(it depends on seasonal recommend )
・ bamboo shoots
・ sweet potato
・ shiitake mushroom
• Wagashi - Japanese sweets
(using red beans or Japanese-style Western sweets )
Departure Point :Japan, 〒191-0061 Tokyo, Hino, Ōsakaue, 1-chōme−９−６
Departure Time :12:30 PM
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Not recommended for travelers with back problems
- Not recommended for pregnant travelers
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 travelers
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.