Matcha and Japanese Green Tea Tour Description

---Led by certified Japanese Tea Instructor, and focusing on the health benefits of tea---

・Witness the benefits yourself
・Learn how to choose the right tea leaves
・Make your tea tastes even better

Tour Itinerary and Duration

Meet at your Hotel in Kyoto
(pick up service is included)
JR train to Uji from Kyoto Station
Green Tea Farm and Matcha Factory visit
Tea Tasting, Tea Ceremony, Tea Advising at a Tea Shop
(120 mins)
JR train to Kyoto Station from Uji
(20 mins)

Total 3.5 - 4 hours
Sencha tea tasting, and Tea Ceremony at a tea ceremony hut, Matcha making experience at the factory are included in the tour.

Optional tour:
Byodoin Buddhist temple (UNESCO World Heritage) visit

Total 4 - 4.5 hours with the optional tour
Byodoin Buddhist temple was chosen as the image on the 10 yen coin since 1951, and has been the symbol of Japan. You can’t leave Uji without seeing the real image.

Guide Fee and Other Expenses

---Guide Fee---
・23,000 yen per group
・28,000 yen per group with the optional tour
(Tour guide’s transports and entrance fees are included in the above fee.)

---Other expenses---
Your transports
 (ex. 240 yen pp from Kyoto to Uji)

・Farm and Factory visit fee
 (3,000 yen pp)

・Optional Byodoin Buddhist temple entrance fee
 (600 yen pp)

Credit card is accepted for guide fee.
Other expenses should be paid at each site.

If you are JR Pass Holders, bring the pass for free train ride.