Tours - Hanno One Day Eco Trip
For most travelers, Hanno is not much more than a transit point on the way to more promising destinations deeper in the mountains, inside the nearby Chichibu-Tama-Kai National Park. The city does however have its own charm and is well worth a stroll. Hanno is a tranquil Tokyo suburb of about 80,000 inhabitants, located right in front of the mountains. Enjoy various activities in the abundant nature, as well as stylish cafes, entertainment spots, hot springs, and more!
Today at 9:00, we will leave Tokyo for Hanno City. Hanno is a town of "water and greenery", blessed with abundant nature and clear water streams. The city is renowned for beautiful forests and mountains, where you can enjoy hiking as nature therapy. A perfect tourist spot for those who want to have a relaxing time and forget about tiring city life. We will arrive at Hanno at around 10:00 and embark on the Satoyama hiking experience with local guides. In the afternoon, at 12:00, join in soba making experience at a local farm and savour your delicious food after finishing it. Later on, we will participate in the Kintsugi experience at 14:00 in Kura cafe. Kintsugi is a Japanese art form in which breaks and repairs are treated as part of the object's history. Broken ceramics are carefully mended by artisans with a lacquer resin mixed with powdered gold, silver, or platinum. A traditional Japanese recycling method that is still loved and reserved until today. At 16:30, we will depart this beautiful place and return to Tokyo and arrive in Tokyo at 18:00.