Morning Tour to Uji and Byodoin Temple with a Tea Ceremony from Kyoto Instant Confirmation

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Join a morning nature walk through Uji! Discover this idyllic town's ancient bridge and temples, including famous Byodoin. Then sample Uji matcha at a tea ceremony at Taihoan.

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Uji is famous for matcha (green tea) and as the location of the final chapters of the epic "Tale of Genji".

Visit Ujibashi Bridge, built in 646, one of Japan's three oldest wooden bridges. Follow your guide to Nakanoshima Park, a garden filled with over 2,000 cherry blossom trees, a must-see in the spring!

Along the way, take a moment to relax at Taihoan with an authentic tea ceremony. After tea, end your morning stroll with a visit to Byodoin Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Sites.Originally built in 998, the image of the temple's famous Phoenix Hall is on the back of the 10 yen coin!
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 80.45
USD 80.45
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 68.70
USD 68.70
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 80.45
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Child (Age 6-11)
USD 68.70
USD 68.70
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 3.5 - 5 hour(s)
  • Available: Tue, Fri
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Admission / Train fare / English-speaking guide / Tea ceremony fee
Package detail / Schedule
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  • 07:50-08:45 Pick up from designated hotels
  • Gather at New Miyako Hotel
    Head to Kyoto Station on foot, and board the JR Nara Line train bound for Uji.
  • Ujibashi Bridge
    20120313055508_1972989124_10001_4.jpeg Uji Bridge is thought to have been originally built sometime in the 7th century and is counted among the oldest bridges in Japan. A small protrusion off one side of the bridge known as 'san-no-ma' offers great views.
  • Nakanoshima Park
    A gorgeous park known for its 2,000-plus cherry blossoms! Stroll though this park which is built on a sandbar in the middle of the river.
  • Tea Ceremony at Taihoan (20 mins)
    3333333333 Take part in a traditional Japanese tea ceremony.
  • Byodoin Temple (50 mins)
    1 Built near the end of the Heian Era, this temple houses a Buddha statue and other images, and is surrounded by a beautiful garden. The temple is registered on the World Heritage List as a part of the Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto
  • Uji Train Station (20 mins)
    Hop on the train and head back towards Kyoto.
  • 12:15-12:45 Tour ends at Kyoto Station
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • If less than 2 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • This is a walking tour, not a bus tour. Please wear shoes and clothes which are appropriate for walking.
Additional Note(s)
    • The tour schedule is subject to change.
    • In case of flooding of the Uji River, the tour may not visit Nakanoshima Park.
    • If the minimum number of participants (2) is not met by 5 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date will be cancelled.
    • Children (ages 0-5 years) will be able to participate for free under the following conditions.
      Tour:
      An individual seat will not be provided. Please have them sit on the lap of their parent or guardian. If there are seats available, they are welcome to use it, however they will not be getting a priority in seating.
      An individual meal or snack will not be provided as well.
      If you would like any of the above for children (ages 0-5 years), please book them as a child.
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a minimum of 2 and maximum of 20.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 8 business days to 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 2 business days to 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 1 business days to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
Change policy
  • Please contact Veltra immediately if you make any changes to your booking once it is confirmed, as:

    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 8 business days to 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 2 business days to 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 1 business days to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 80.45
USD 80.45

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Language English
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 3.5 - 5 hour(s)
Availability Tue, Fri
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