Hakone Estate & Gardens

21000 Big Basin Way
Saratoga, CA 95070- Map It
(408) 741-4994

AAA Editor Notes

Hakone Estate & Gardens, 21000 Big Basin Way, is an 18-acre estate garden containing four gardens—Hill and Pond Garden; Tea Garden; Zen Garden; and Kizuna En, a bamboo garden. A tea ceremony is performed the third Sunday of the month, April through November. Private guided tours and tea ceremonies also are offered. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$8; $6 (ages 5-17 and 65+). Tea ceremony $7.
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10-5, Sat.-Sun. and holidays 11-5, Mar.-Nov.; Mon.-Fri. 10-4, Sat.-Sun. and holidays 11-5, rest of year. Third-Sunday tea ceremony at noon, 1 and 2, Apr.-Nov. Closed Jan. 1 and Christmas.