A private tour to Uji Green Tea farm in Kyoto

 (1)

Tour Number

Activity Level

416060


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, Food and Wine, Local Experience

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. 2500JPY per kid (3-10years old)

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 8

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Japanese (fluent), Mandarin (advanced), Taiwanese (advanced)

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.

Itinerary

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

Transportation

Train and Bus

What’s Included

Other: - Private guiding service during the tour
- Meals are included in the tour price

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

What’s Extra

Other: - Transportation
- Entrance fees.

Restrictions

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.

A Recent Review of this tour

Absolutely amazing place. UJI village is a wonderful place to see, especially if you ha e any interest in Japanese tea.
Kenneth Reed

Read More Reviews For This Tour
Private tour guide Chisato

Contact this Guide

Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

Message Chisato M.

Web address (URL) of this page: http://www.toursbylocals.com/kyotoprivateteatour

Tours by Chisato M.

See more of the tours offered by this guide.

1 day Nara Highlights and Japan's oldest road, Yamanobe Ancient Trail

1 day Nara Highlights and Japan's oldest,...

 unrated

Great Buddha and off-the-beaten path through village to village

256 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

8 hours 30 min.

learn more
Private Half-day Cultural Tradition in the Ancient Capital of Nara

Private Half-day Cultural Tradition in,...

 unrated

Traditional Garden and Japanese Wagashi Sweets

137 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

4 hours

learn more
off-the-beaten tour with a private guide to Uda city from Nara

off-the-beaten tour with a private guide,...

Learning traditional knowledge of plant medicine and fermented foods

228 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

6 hours

learn more
Fermentation Tour: Private guide to taste and learn about food ingredients in Kyoto

Fermentation Tour: Private guide to taste,...

 unrated

Nishiki traditional food market and food experience

128 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

4 hours

learn more
1 Day Private Guide to a hidden valley of arts from Kyoto

1 Day Private Guide to a hidden valley,...

 unrated

Explore Miho Museum and Shigaraki pottery village

274 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

8 hours

learn more