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Kyoto Matcha Green Tea Walking Tour in Uji and Byodoin Temple with Lunch Set

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Discover the world of Japanese green tea with a visit to the home of matcha, Uji in Kyoto. Learn about the history of tea in Japan while seeing how the world's best matcha is made. A must-go for green tea lovers!

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  • greentea
  • byodin
  • ujilunch
  • ujiscene
  • ujishopping
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VELTRA says...
Matcha in the home of matcha - it doesn't get more authentic than this. Taste delightfully rich authentic Japanese matcha and also get to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Byodoin Temple, which is featured on the ten yen coin.
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Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 183.56
USD 183.56
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 91.78
USD 91.78
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
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Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 183.56
USD 183.56
*Price per participant if booked solo (one participant).
USD 367.11
USD 367.11
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 91.78
USD 91.78
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
  • Duration: 3.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Lunch / English-speaking guide / Matcha green tea tasting / Matcha making featuring traditional Japanese wagashi sweets and matcha ice cream
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
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  • 10:45 Meet Your Guide at Keihan Uji Station
  • 11:00 Tour Departs
  • Explore Uji and Local Tea Shops
    ujishopping Known as the city of matcha green tea, Uji is blessed with rich history and culture. Stroll through the beautiful streets while stopping by local tea shops that carry a wide range of Japanese teas.
  • Byodoin Temple
    byodin Stop by the famed World Heritage Site, the Byodoin Temple. Looks familiar? This is the same temple you can find on the back of the Japanese 10-yen coin. Marvel at the structure as you visit the outer grounds.
  • Lunch
    ujilunch Take a break from walking to indulge in a delicious Japanese-style set lunch with 5-7 dishes.
  • Tea Tasting and Shopping
    greentea During the tour, see how tea is prepared and find out what makes the tea in Uji so special. Take the opportunity to taste the different types of tea to find your favorite.
  • 14:00 Tour Ends at Keihan Uji Station
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • Infants (ages 0-2) may participate for free, but will not be receiving a separate lunch.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Walking shoes
    • Comfortable clothing
Additional Note(s)
    • This tour involves a moderate amount of walking and a basic level of physical fitness is recommended.
    • Transportation fee from Kyoto to Uji is not included in the tour fare. Please make your way to Keihan Uji Station on your own.
    • The tour starts promptly according to start time and punctuality is highly advised. If you arrive more than 10 minutes late past the meeting time, you will not be able to join the tour.

      Guests who do not show up for the tour or who arrive late do not qualify for a refund. Please check the cancellation policy below for further information.
    • Please note that dietary issues, allergies and cross-contact are not well-known or common in Japan, so many restaurants are not equipped to handle these issues. The tour operator and its partners make every effort to meet allergy and dietary requests, but please be aware that there is no guarantee these requests can be met in full.

      Please refer to the FAQ for Japanese translations for common food allergies.
    • Emergency Phone Numbers:
      Ambulance: 119 (simple English should be okay)

      Medical emergencies in Tokyo:
      Tokyo Metropolitan Medical Information Service: +81 (0)3 5285 8181
      English assistance: 9 am - 8 pm

      Medical emergencies in Kansai (including Osaka and Kyoto):
      AMDA International Medical Information Centre KANSAI: +81 (0)6-6636-2333
      English assistance: 9 am - 5 pm
    • Emergency Phone Numbers:

      Outside of Tokyo & Kansai:
      Japan Helpline: +81 (0)120-461-997 or +81 (0)570-000-911
      English assistance 24h

      Other useful numbers: https://www.jhelp.com/en/jhlp.html
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 10.
Activity provider
FAQ
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What are common food allergies and their Japanese translation?
  • Japanese for Common Allergy Foods:

    Nut Allergy ナッツアレルギー
    almond アーモンド
    brazil nuts ブラジルナッツ
    cashew カシュー
    hazelnut ヘーゼルナッツ
    hickory nut ヒッコリーナッツ
    macadamia マカダミアナッツ
    peanut ピーナッツ
    pecan ピーカンナッツ
    pine nut 松の実
    pistachio ピスタチオ
    walnuts くるみ

    Shellfish Allergy (including mollusks and crustaceans) 貝アレルギー
    calamari カラマリ
    crayfish ザリガニ
    cuttlefish いか
    lobster ロブスター
    mussels ムール貝
    oysters カキ
    prawns 海老

    Fish Allergy 魚アレルギー
    cod タラ
    salmon サーモン
    snapper スナッパー
    trout マス
    tuna マグロ
    yellowtail ハマチ
    mackerel 鯖
    sardine イワシ
    anything that is from the ocean 海に住む生き物

    Gluten Allergy 小麦アレルギー
    bread パン
    breakfast cereals 朝食用シリアル
    porridge お粥
    cakes ケーキ
    biscuits ビスケット
    pizza ピザ
    pasta パスタ
    wheat-based noodles 小麦焼きそば
    bread crumbs パン粉
    soy sauce 醤油
    yeast extract spread (such as Vegemite) イーストエキス(ベジマイトなど)
    soups スープ
    ice cream アイスクリーム
    custard powder カスタードパウダー
    beer ビール
    barbequed chicken バーベキューチキン
    sausage ソーセージ
    hamburger ハンバーガー

    Lactose Intolerance 乳製品食べません
    milk 牛乳
    cheese チーズ
    ice cream アイスクリーム
    butter バター
    yogurt ヨーグルト
    biscuits and cakes (if milk or milk solids are added) ビスケットとケーキ
    cheese sauce チーズソース
    cream soups クリームスープ
    custard カスタード
    milk chocolate ミルクチョコレート
    pancakes パンケーキ
    scrambled eggs スクランブルエッグ
    quiche キッシュ
    some breadいくつかパン

    Soy 大豆アレルギー
    edamame 枝豆
    miso みそ
    natto 納豆
    soy sauce and shoyu sauce 醤油
    soy flour 大豆粉
    soy nuts 大豆の実
    soy bean sprouts もやし
    soy-based milk 豆乳
    soy-based yogurt 大豆ヨーグルト
    soy-based ice cream 大豆アイスクリーム
    soy-based cheese 大豆チーズ
    tamari 大豆たまり
    tempeh 大豆テンペ
    tofu 豆腐
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 21:00 local time, 7 business days to 21:00 local time, 4 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 21:00 local time, 4 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 183.56
USD 183.56

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Language English
Pick-up Not available
Duration 3.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Meal Lunch
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