From Farm to Table Experience
Wazuka is a village of producing Japanese green tea, where most of Uji-green tea is produced. We will visit a tea trader in Uji city first, and travel to Wazuka to meet an organic farmer and experience tea picking (in spring and summer). Then, we will have a lunch at a farm cafe or farmer's house, and also visit a local tea market and a tea house.
9:00 Meet at JR Uji station or at your hotel in Uji
9:50 - 10:28 Travel from Uji-Kamo satation
10:36-10:51 Travel from Kamo to Wazuka tea village
11:00-12:00 Walking through tea farms and visit a local tea shop
12:00-14:00 Tea experience
14:18-14:30 Travel from Wazuka to Kamo
14:45-15:24 Travel from Kamo to Uji
15:30-17:00 Sight seeing in Uji tea town (shopping / tea house / UNESCO world heritage site: Byodo-in temple)
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Your hotel (centrally located) JR Uji station
End location: Back to the hotel or JR Uji station
Duration: 8 hours
Train and Bus
Estimated Local Cash Needed
2000 JPY - Entrance fee for a Tea house on the hill 500JPY per person
Transportation fee from Uji to Wazuka 1000JPY
I do not have a license to drive my own car. If you rent a car by yourself at Kyoto station or JR Nara station, then I can drive the car, or I can also arrange for a taxi with a driver.
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Absolutely amazing place. UJI village is a wonderful place to see, especially if you ha e any interest in Japanese tea.