Private Tour - World Heritage of Tasty Sweets! An Uji-Matcha Tour!

Kyoto, Japan? Make think of Matcha. This otomo tour is for Matcha lovers. Also visit Byodoinhoodo, a world heritage site in Uji.

Uji is a major production area of tea, many high quality green teas are produced here. There is an overwhelming number of food with matcha on the road to Byodoin. Ice-cream, jelly, bread, noodles and even beer! Those of you not keen to matcha, this will surely change your image!

Moreover, you can even try matcha powder making as well as a tea ceremony!

Uji is the only place you can experience tea ceremony with a great view of world heritage!
* Duration: 4 to 5 hours
* Starts: 宇治市, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours




Kyoto, Japan? Make think of Matcha. This otomo tour is for Matcha lovers. Also visit Byodoinhoodo, a world heritage site in Uji.

Uji is a major production area of tea, many high quality green teas are produced here. There is an overwhelming number of food with matcha on the road to Byodoin. Ice-cream, jelly, bread, noodles and even beer! Those of you not keen to matcha, this will surely change your image!

Moreover, you can even try matcha powder making as well as a tea ceremony!

Uji is the only place you can experience tea ceremony with a great view of world heritage!

Itinerary
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Stop At: Nakamura Tōkichi, Japan, 〒611-0021 京都府宇治市宇治壱番10

Located in Ginza, Osaka and overseas, the headquarters of this popular tea house is located in Kyoto! There are many cafes with endless queues, but in this plan we will good use of time. Let’s buy take-outs from the cafes and enjoy them quietly at home.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Masuda Chaho, Renge-21-3 Uji, Kyoto 611-0021, Japan

Matcha soft cream topped with freshly ground matcha powder is the favourite! With a rich green tea taste, and ground matcha sprinkled on top this is most certainly pleasing to the eye and mouth!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Akamon-chaya, Japan, 〒611-0021 京都府宇治市宇治蓮華21

A tearoom with a window in the shape of a heart is located in front of Byodoin. Enjoy slowly the smell of green tea, or even learn how to pour matcha. There is even matcha beer! It will relieve the tired body from walking, a beer good for your health!

Duration: 30 minutes

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

A world heritage, and the temple engraved on the Japanese 10 yen coin. The building and golden phoenix are beautiful, and the figure reflected in the pond is extraordinary. Enjoy the beauty that leaves you thinking about paradise.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Fukujuen Uji (Uji Tea Factory), Yamada-10 Uji, Kyoto 611-0021, Japan

Experience making matcha from the necessary matcha ingredients. Top-it off by tasting the matcha you made! Grinding matcha in the mill is simple, but getting out a delicate scent is difficult! How does the matcha you ground taste like?

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Uji Shrine, 1 Uji Yamada, Uji 611-0021 Kyoto Prefecture

It is a small shrine, worshipping the same God as Ujiga Jinja. There is a saying that if you find 3 rabbits, your wish will be granted! Why don’t you try one of the rare experiences in Japan?

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Ujigami Shrine, 59 Uji Yamada, Uji 611-0021 Kyoto Prefecture

Find another world heritage site here. It is the oldest shrine in Japan.

Duration: 20 minutes