Join Terumi to experience all about Japanese tea
First of all, this district is located in Kyoto.
※ There are coin lockers on the platform for Uji at Kyoto station platforms 8, 9, and 10.
Are you a green tea lover? Then join us on this Tour! On this tour, you will be exploring Uji, a beautiful historic district that is often affectionately known as a tea haven for tea lovers and connoisseurs. As we stroll around Uji, you will be introduced to many interesting and fun facts about the origins of tea, and the art of tea ceremony. Here you will get a chance to taste their delicious matcha rice cake skewers, made using pure, rich matcha powder that is sure to tantalize your taste buds! For lunch, we will be stopping by a famous tea shop, to enjoy "chasoba", green tea soba noodles. After lunch we will get to experience tea leaf grinding to make matcha powder, and learn how to whisk a bowl of matcha, and next we will get to experience an authentic Japanese tea ceremony at a traditional tea house. , will visit tea fields, and will even pay a visit to some of Japan's oldest shrines, which Uji is home to, to tea fields which has been growing tea since more than 400 years, and to tea farmer's shop to taste Uji tea!! During the tour, I'll give you Japanese cultural quizzes from what we see in this district.