Only for you! Private and Unique Tea Ceremony Experience in Kyoto

Experience the Way of Tea even the Japanese don’t know!
Witness a unique and rarely conducted tea ceremony, performed by a knowledgable host both fluent in Japanese and English. Delight your palate with delicious green tea and exquisite seasonal Japanese sweets while conversing in a relaxed and comfortable way.
Prepared directly throughout the traditional and luxurious tea ceremony, high-quality fresh “Gyokuro” green tea will be served. Be enwrapped by the strong and savory aroma while enjoying delicious Japanese sweets made at a famous sweets store.
Listen to detailed explanations about traditional Japanese culture and various stories from the world of Japanese tea as related by the young female German host.
* Duration: 1 hour
* Starts: Kyoto, Japan
* Trip Category: Food, Wine & Nightlife >> Cooking Classes




Experience the Way of Tea even the Japanese don’t know!
Witness a unique and rarely conducted tea ceremony, performed by a knowledgable host both fluent in Japanese and English. Delight your palate with delicious green tea and exquisite seasonal Japanese sweets while conversing in a relaxed and comfortable way.
Prepared directly throughout the traditional and luxurious tea ceremony, high-quality fresh “Gyokuro” green tea will be served. Be enwrapped by the strong and savory aroma while enjoying delicious Japanese sweets made at a famous sweets store.
Listen to detailed explanations about traditional Japanese culture and various stories from the world of Japanese tea as related by the young female German host.

Itinerary

How about a traditional and unique Japanese tea ceremony performed just for you, your family or your friends? Let’s have a private Japanese tea party together! Come gather around and have a seat at our table (that’s right, no painful kneeling on tatami mats).
Enjoy a luxurious tea ceremony called “Encha Mittsukazari”, which is the most traditional kind of tea ceremony of the Ōbaku Baisa-ryū School of the “Way of Tea” and has been performed ever since its foundation. You will see a variety of real tea utensils used to prepare tea in traditional style and gain deep insights into the world of Japanese tea and Zen culture.
With a maximum of five guests, you can make this experience your very own and enjoy it as a private tea ceremony just for you and your group! All five guests will taste the tea prepared during the ceremony. Delight your palate with freshly prepared green tea of the highest rank, called “Gyokuro”, coupled with delicious Japanese sweets.
Afterwards, ask away freely about anything you are interested in: about the ceremony, about Japanese tea, sweets and culture… Anything that piques your curiosity! Let’s get a taste of ancient Kyoto and enjoy Japanese tea together!