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Authentic Matcha Green Tea Tour with a local in Uji, Kyoto

by Arigato Japan
per adult Price is $149
Duration: 3h Free Cancellation No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required) Offered in: English Offered in: English Features animals

Highlights

  • Discover Uji, heart & soul of Japanese Green Tea Culture

  • Enjoy an Authentic Tea Experience with a local

  • Browse the local shops for souvenirs unique to the area.

  • A visit to Byodoin temple, a World Heritage site

  • Get a sense of what goes into production of the best matcha

Highlights

  • Discover Uji, heart & soul of Japanese Green Tea Culture

  • Enjoy an Authentic Tea Experience with a local

  • Browse the local shops for souvenirs unique to the area.

  • A visit to Byodoin temple, a World Heritage site

  • Get a sense of what goes into production of the best matcha

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11:00 AM, Matcha Kyoto Green Tea Tour in English, includes Food and Drinks

Duration 3h

Live Commentary in English.

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Total price is $148.66, taxes included

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Authentic Matcha Green Tea Tour with a local in Uji, Kyoto

Activity Location

Uji

Uji

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Meeting at entrance of Keihan Uji station (NOT the JR Uji station)

    7-13, Uji-Otsukata

    Uji


Description

Join our Matcha Kyoto Green Tea Tour and discover more about Uji Town, the heart and soul of Japanese Green Tea Culture.

Matcha tea is definitely an integral part of Japanese tea culture. If you love Green tea and would like to learn more about Matcha, be sure to join our 3-hour tour to the town of Uji in Kyoto, the home of Matcha. A trip to Uji will give you many chances to experience and taste Matcha and other types of green tea in a variety of beverages and foods. The green tea and matcha (powdered green tea) produced here in Uji are famous for their quality not only in Japan, but all over the world. Also, while visiting Uji you can see the gorgeous and famous Byodoin temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

During our Uji tour we will sit down for a fantastic set lunch, and we will have a chance to experience making and drinking tea. If you find teas that you like, you will have time choose, purchase and take home some delicious memories of your tour.


Inclusions

  • Lunch in restaurant with several dishes, tea experience.

  • Matcha tasting included.

  • Matcha making, wagashi sweets and matcha ice cream all featured in one tour.

  • Get insights into local life and Japanese culture from a local English speaking guide

  • Shopping time.


Exclusions

  • Hotel pick up not included (can be arranged for an additional charge).

  • Gratuity.

  • Transportation costs.

  • Additional drinks or food (not included but possible to purchase at guest expense).


Know Before You Book

  • Strict policy on tour start time - guests who are late will be left behind and we are unable to re-connect them to the ongoing tours. There is no refund for missing a tour due to late arrival.

  • Starts promptly at 11:00 am, ends at 2:00 pm.

  • Dietary Restriction flexibility: Vegetarian Friendly. Please let us know in advance if you have any dietary restrictions and if these are allergies (please let us know the severity) or preferences

  • At least 2 people are required, maximum of 10 for this activity to take place.

  • You must be 20 years of age and present a valid photo ID in order to consume alcohol.

  • The operator and its guides reserve the right to refuse or withdraw guests that are unfit to take the tour for any reason, or act in a dangerous manner. A guest's participation in any service will be terminated if the guest breaks any local laws or regulations put in place by Japanese authorities.

  • The operator reserves the right to expel any participant from any service who is intoxicated, acting belligerently, endangering others or behaving in a way which may tarnish or act upon the operator’s reputation or cause distress to third parties, participants and/or individuals.

  • Walking level: moderate.

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult/parent.