Hakone offers several cultural programs for groups of five or more people. Popular programs include the Docent Guided tour, Tea Ceremony, or the combined Tea Ceremony and Kimono Wearing Demonstration. The Origami and Storytelling class is offered for children from ages 5 - 13. Please note that these requests must be arranged ahead of time and are dependent upon the availability of our docents and Tea Master.
Please reserve at least two (2) weeks in advance. We also require a non-refundable deposit of $25 in order to proceed with your request.
The fee for your Tea Ceremony includes admission to the Gardens.
Tea Ceremonies take about 45 minutes to one hour and may be scheduled during the following days and times:
- Monday 11 am - 2 pm
- Tuesday 11 am - 2 pm
- Wednesday 1 pm - 3 pm
- Saturday 10 am - 2 pm
To request your date and time, please fill in the application below: