Japanese Culture and Japanese Cuisine is inseparable, and to have a deep understanding of Washoku, it is indispensable to learn and experience its culture first hand.
In Washoku Japan, we offer various cultural experiences to have a deeper understanding of Japanese culture while learning culinary culture.
JCI’s culture course provides students opportunities to experience many aspects of Japanese culture. Traditional Japanese culture originates from the roots of the Japanese people and their belief in the Japanese Shinto gods. Through this course, you can experience Japanese culture in a short period of time like no other.
In our one-week course, you can choose 15 programs from the following courses.
Japanese Flower arrangement
Shrine visit in kimono with tea ceremony etiquette
Japanese architectures visit
Kaiseki meals experience and Japanese table manners
Making Japanese sweet and manners of making and tasting Japanese green tea
Izakaya (Japanese style pub) experience
Yakitori (Chicken skewers) lesson and tasting with drinking
Okonomiyaki (Japanese pancake) experience
Sake brewery visit
Miso factory visit
Fish market visit with fresh Sushi lunch
Ramen museum visit with tasting ramens
Hot spring experience
Small trip to Mt. Fuji (the highest and the most beautiful mountain in Japan) and Hakone
Japanese castle visit
Visit the studio of Geiko and Geisha where practice singing and dancing
Japanese Traditional Arts Museum visit
1-WEEK (5-day) PROGRAM - FEES
Total: 2,200 USD
Course fees include:
- Entrance and experience fee for visits (museums, shrines, and hot springs)
- lessons fees
- Lunch fees mentioned in the programs
- English interpretation service.
-Transportation fees for Mt. Fuji visit
-Transportation costs to school and in-city transportation expenses
- Other food and beverage costs not mentioned in the program
- Personal expenses