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Tea Ceremony Experiences & Traditional Dishes

by SUMIAKI
(3) Reviews
5h $ 189

Highlights

  • A traditional and genuine tea ceremony experience at a traditional tea house
  • A traditional Japanese garden for strolling with luxurious bonsai
  • Traditional Japanese dishes expressing each season for lunch (optional)

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1 person 189.16 USD
2 people 217.75 USD
3 people 246.33 USD
4 people 274.92 USD
5 people 303.50 USD
6 people 332.09 USD
FREE cancelation 30 days prior

Overview

You can experience a traditional tea ceremony at a traditional tea house that was built in the Meiji era, around a hundred years ago. After that, you walk around a traditional Japanese garden for strolling, and finally can have traditional Japanese dishes that express each season in Japan.

What to Expect

Usually it is needed to fold your legs under yourself on the tatami-matted floor in a tea house when you take part in a tea ceremony and it might be very hard for foreign tourists, but in here, don’t worry about it, you can experience the ceremony sitting on the chair.
You can stroll in the traditional Japanese garden with different scenery in each season, for example, cherry blossoms in spring, fresh green leaves in summer and turned red leaves in autumn.
Finally you'll have a gorgeous traditional dish for lunch, watching beautiful scenery in the garden through the window (optional).

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Highlights

  • A traditional and genuine tea ceremony experience at a traditional tea house
  • A traditional Japanese garden for strolling with luxurious bonsai
  • Traditional Japanese dishes expressing each season for lunch (optional)

Important

I can meet you in Nikko or around Mt Fuji if you pay my transportation fee to these areas.

What‘s included
guide fee, my transportation fee to your hotel in Tokyo 23 wards from my home and tea ceremony fee
What‘s not included
transportation fee for sightseeing (you and guide) and traditional dish fee (lunch, you and guide)
Meeting Point
At your hotel in Tokyo 23 wards
Ending Point
At your hotel in Tokyo 23 wards
Duration
5 hours
Starting time
10:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 6 people

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel in the first 14 day(s) before the meeting date ,there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel between 15 and 29 day(s) in advance of the meeting date ,there is a 50% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 30 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
Reviews ( 3 )
Kate Kate Australia ( Friends )
Very Good
3 weeks ago

“ Very good tour guide, took to all the places I wanted to visit:) ”

My tour with Sumiaki was very good. He provided interesting facts about each place we visited, we spent the day in Nikko and visited Toshogu Shrine, Kegon Falls, Lake Chuzenji as per my request but we also visited Ryukyu Falls and I had not planned to go here but it was very beautiful! Sumiaki is very friendly, polite and helpful and took some great photos at each location which I can share with family when I return home :). Overall a great day! Thank you :)

SUMIAKI:

Thank you very much for your review. I hope you go back to your home country on Saturday with so many happy memories!

Dolly Dolly Mexico ( Couple )
Very Good
2 months ago

“ tour tokio ”

very good Guide but his English its not easy to understand

SUMIAKI:

Thank you very much for your review. This morning, I recommend you get to the Shinagawa Station earlier and ask the truck and compartment number of Nozomi 11 to the station clerk showing your ticket. Have a nice day trip for Kyoto!

Stephen Stephen United States ( Family with kids )
Excellent
7 months ago

“ Hakone Day Trip ”

Sumi was great to work with. His English is quite good. He assisted us in doing the Hakone area loop with travel by rail, gondola, and Viking ship. Excellent orientation to the area!

SUMIAKI:

Dear Stephen, your wife and Max, Thank you very much for your review. I expect you also enjoyed Kyoto and Osaka, have come back to your home and Max is quite well. See you again, Sumiaki

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