Shuzenji Onsen Escape

Shuzenji is a small Hot Spring town with over a 1000 years of history that provides a chance to step back in time and forget about the world for a while.

The quiet enclave town of Shuzenji is said to have been established by the famous buddhist monk Kobo Daishi in the 9th century.

Day 1

Mishima  Station

36 mins

Train to Shuzenji Station

5 mins

Taxi to Shuzenji Onsen Area


Historical Ryokan

Arai RyokanCheck in to a local Ryokan or Minshuku.


Explore the Historical Town

KimonoGet fitted into a traditional Japanese kimono and wander through the lovely town area – enjoy a lunch and wasabi ice cream.


Relax riverside in your Ryokan

Arai-RyokanRelax in the onsen, read a book or enjoy a nice cup of Japanese green tea.



Explore the town at night

KisekiFeast on a traditional Japanese kaiseki course meal wander through the bamboo forest lit up and maybe another onsen before bed.

Day 2


Authentic Ryokan style breakfast

Arai-Ryokan-OnsenEnjoy a morning onsen and then full Japanese style breakfast in the Ryokan.


15 mins

Taxi from Shuzenji to Darumayama

Nihondaira-Mt-FujiTake a taxi up to Darumayama for magnificent views of Mt Fuji and stop by to see the Niji no Sato Gardens.

20 mins

Taxi from Niji no Sato to Nakaizu Winery

Niji-no-SatoTaxi to Nakaizu Winery for lunch on the deck and a stroll through the vineyard grounds or try horse riding.


15 Mins

Craft Beer Tasting

Baird-BreweryOne of Japan’s largest and most famous craft beer maker’s brewery is in Shuzenji – take a tour and sample some of the famous local brew.



Taxi to Shuznji Station 15 mins

Mishima Station

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