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Kyoto Matcha Green Tea Tour

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    Stop At: Uji, Kyoto, Japan

    - Discover Uji, heart & soul of Japanese Green Tea Culture
    - Enjoy an Authentic Tea Experience with a local
    - Browse the local shops for souvenirs unique to the area.
    - A visit to Byodoin temple, a World Heritage site
    - Get a sense of what goes into production of the best matcha
    - Lunch in a restaurant with local and seasonal dishes and tea experience.
    - Matcha making, wagashi sweets and matcha ice cream all featured in one tour.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Pass By: Uji Scenic Bridge, Honshu, 又振 宇治 宇治市 京都府 611-0021, Japan

    Uji Scenic Bridge

    Pass By: Uji River Cormorant Fishing, Togawa Uji, Kyoto 611-0021, Japan

    Uji River Cormorant Fishing

    Pass By: Uji Shrine, 1 Uji Yamada, Uji 611-0021 Kyoto Prefecture

    Uji Shrine

    Pass By: Amagasetsuri Bridge, 川, 紅斉 宇治 宇治市 京都府 611-0021, Japan

    Amagasetsuri Bridge (Suspension bridge)

    Pass By: Masuda Chaho, Renge-21-3 Uji, Kyoto 611-0021, Japan

    Ending Point - Masuda Chaho

    Stop At: Byodoin Temple, 116 Uji Renge, Uji 611-0021 Kyoto Prefecture

    A visit to Byodoin temple, a World Heritage site

    Duration: 5 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Uji Station, Otsukata Uji, Kyoto 611-0021, Japan
    Departure Time
    11:00 AM
    Return Details
    Byodo-in Omotesando Road, Renge, Uji, Kyoto 611-0021, Japan
    • Matcha Tasting Included
    • Lunch In Restaurant, tea experience
    • Matcha Making, Wagashi Sweets and Matcha Ice Cream all featured
    • Shopping time
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Transportation costs
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult. Passport information copy is required for kids 10 and above.
    • Family-friendly
    • Minimum drinking age is 21 years
    • For solo travelers, please email us
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Changes to tours and spots we visit may occur due to schedules of restaurants, public holidays, weather conditions and other unforeseen circumstances. Applicable substitutions will be made in this case.
    • Not recommended for Vegans and Gluten-free
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Vegetarian friendly
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Ayaka was a gracious and informative guide! We took a walk around beautiful Uji and ate a delicious meal with green tea themes, visited a temple and shrine, had matcha ice cream (hojicha was the best!), and ended with a traditional matcha ceremony (except much less formal!).
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    Response from ArigatoJapan, General Manager at Kyoto Matcha Green Tea Tour
    Responded 4 Jul 2019
    Thank you so much for the lovely review. So glad you enjoyed our tour in Uji. Such a wonderful place and nice to get out of downtown Kyoto!
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    Hiroe is fabulous! She taught us so much about matcha and Japanese culture. We had such a lovely day walking around Uji eating matcha buckwheat noodles, making matcha tea and drinking it and having matcha and roasted green tea ice cream. The area was beautiful, the shrine
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    Response from ArigatoJapan, General Manager at Kyoto Matcha Green Tea Tour
    Responded 20 Mar 2019
    WOW thank you for the wonderful review. Hiroe will be so happy to hear that you had a nice day! We are so proud of the UJI tour, happy you enjoyed. We love when we can share Japanese food and culture with multi-generation travelers. So special. Hope the rest of your journey was amazing.
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    As someone who enjoys matcha, I had a wonderful experience joining this tour and tasting the different matcha tea, ice cream and noodles. Our tour guide was Mana who was very friendly and knowledgeable about the Uji region and the places we went to. I will 100% be recommending
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    Response from ArigatoJapan, General Manager at Kyoto Matcha Green Tea Tour
    Responded 29 Dec 2018
    So glad you enjoyed. Thank you for the kind review. Uji is such a special place and we are very proud of the variety of food and experiences we offer on this one! Your review will help others find this tour we hope! THANK YOU!
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    We booked this tour on a recent trip to Kyoto since Uji was a short train ride from there. Our tour guide Russ was very knowledgeable and friendly and we had an excellent time touring the city and learning about Matcha as well as other aspects of Japanese culture/history from
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    Response from ArigatoJapan, General Manager at Kyoto Matcha Green Tea Tour
    Responded 23 Nov 2018
    Uji is such a special place, we are truly glad you enjoyed it. Kyoto these days, especially in the autumn season can be quite crowded and a day sipping green tea and enjoying beautiful Uji is something we hope many visitors would consider trying. Thank you for the review we really appreciate your thoughtful comments.
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    We just spent 3 hours with Jennifer and Tanimoto learning a lot about the Uji region and it‘s history. We had a wonderful lunch with different and very lovely green teas. Later we experienced making and drinking a premium Matcha in a tea house with 16 generations of history. We
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