Formal Worship and Meditation

Learn about Japanese kami (nature spirits) whilst practicing formal ways in which to worship and meditate.
Under the guidance of a priest at Tamaki Shrine, a site included in the World Heritage ‘Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range’, you will learn about formal worship.

Away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, an experience of meditation will refresh both body and mind.

*This is a 1-night, 2-day trip where you will interact with local people and feel true Japanese culture.
* Duration: 2 days
* Starts: Totsukawa, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Learn about Japanese kami (nature spirits) whilst practicing formal ways in which to worship and meditate.
Under the guidance of a priest at Tamaki Shrine, a site included in the World Heritage ‘Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range’, you will learn about formal worship.

Away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, an experience of meditation will refresh both body and mind.

*This is a 1-night, 2-day trip where you will interact with local people and feel true Japanese culture.

Itinerary

Day 1: Nara – Totsukawa Village

Pass By: Totsukawa-mura, Totsukawa-mura, Yoshino-gun, Nara Prefecture, Kinki
Check-in at ryokan
*Check-in time is after 3.
18:00/19:00 Dinner at ryokan
Free to relax on your own for the rest of the day

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at the ryokan in Totsukawa Village

Day 2: Nara – Totsukawa Village

Stop At: Tamaki Shrine, 1 Tamaigawa, Totsukawa-mura, Yoshino-gun 647-1582 Nara Prefecture
7:20 Breakfast at the ryokan
8:20 Meet with the guide at the ryokan and check-out
8:30 Take a taxi to Tamaki Shrine
9:15 Arrive at Tamaki Shrine
Under the guidance of a priest, learn about formal worship (90 min.) and meditation
11:15 Take a taxi to the ryokan or bus stop
11:45 Arrive at the ryokan or bus stop
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.