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Matcha Kyoto Green Tea Tour

3h $ 127 per person

Highlights

  • 3 hour tour of Kyoto’s Uji district including a delicious lunch set.
  • Tea experience.
  • Visit local tea shops and stroll the beautiful streets of Uji.
  • A visit to the outer grounds of Byodoin temple, a World Heritage site which is featured as the design on the 10 yen coin.
  • See how tea s prepared and get a sense of what goes into production of the world’s best matcha.
  • Browse the shops for souvenirs unique to the area.
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Adults
Children
126.90 USD

FREE cancellation 1 day prior

Overview

Uji Town is the heart and soul of Japanese Green Tea Culture

Green tea fans will lover our 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.

What to Expect

Green tea fans will lover our 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 also 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.

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Organized by Elizabeth Anne

Company

Highlights

  • 3 hour tour of Kyoto’s Uji district including a delicious lunch set.
  • Tea experience.
  • Visit local tea shops and stroll the beautiful streets of Uji.
  • A visit to the outer grounds of Byodoin temple, a World Heritage site which is featured as the design on the 10 yen coin.
  • See how tea s prepared and get a sense of what goes into production of the world’s best matcha.
  • Browse the shops for souvenirs unique to the area.

Important

Tour Schedule:
Everyday (Monday – Sunday)
Meeting Time Frame 10:45 – 11:00 am
Start Time 11:00 am
End Time 2:00 pm

Meeting Location
Meeting at entrance of Keihan Uji station 宇治駅 (NOT JR Uji station)
Uji is about 40 minutes from Kyoto City
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We have a strict policy about starting our tours on time. This is to protect the enjoyment of all our guests and restaurant partners. We are sorry to say that if you are not able to arrive at the meeting point by the departure time, the tour will start regardless and no refund will be provided. We are also unable to accommodate meeting up in any of the food stops once you’ve missed the start of the tour.

We suggest wearing comfortable shoes as there will be walking involved. Please let us know if you have any questions. read more

What‘s included
Tour Details
MATCHA TASTING
LUNCH IN RESTAURANT
WALKING LEVEL MODERATE
SHOPPING TIME
What‘s not included
Hotel Pick-up and Drop off
Gratuities
Meeting Point
Meeting at entrance of Keihan Uji station 宇治駅 (NOT JR Uji station)
Ending Point
Duration
3 hours
Starting time
11:00 AM
Number of people
up to 10 people

Frequently Asked Questions

Pricing Reference

Adult: Ages 13 - 99
Child: Ages 3 - 12
Infant: 0 - 2

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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel on the meeting date , there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel 1 day prior to the meeting date , there is a 20% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 8 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.

About Elizabeth Anne

I was born and raised in the Philippines. Anne majored in Airline Business Administration and Tourism. I have traveled to 44 countries between 2006 and 2016. After living in Japan for almost 20 years, I realized my true calling is to help make the experience of visitors to Japan the best possible. We expanded to offer tours in Kyoto and Osaka within the first 6 months and Anne's dream is to offer an amazing food tour in each of Japan's 47 prefectures.


Languages spoken
  • English ( Fluent )

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