Kyoto Matcha Green Tea Tour

Location: Kyoto
Category: Tours & Sightseeing
Duration: 3.0 hours
Trip difficulty: Moderate
Max Group Size: 10
Currency: JPY
Language: English
TimeZone: Asia/Tokyo
Highlights 3-hour tour of Kyoto’s Uji district, the home of Matcha, including a delicious lunch set.
Authentic Tea Experience.
Visit local tea shops and stroll the beautiful streets of Uji.
A visit to the outer grounds of Byodoin temple, a World Heritage site which is featured as the design on the 10 yen coin.
See how tea is prepared and get a sense of what goes into production of the world’s best matcha.
Join our Matcha Kyoto Green Tea Tour and discover more about Uji Town, the heart and soul of Japanese Green Tea Culture. 

Matcha tea is definitely an integral part of Japanese tea culture. If you love Green tea and would like to learn more about Matcha, be sure to join our 3-hour tour to the town of Uji in Kyoto, the home of Matcha. A trip to Uji will give you many chances to experience and taste Matcha and other types of green tea in a variety of beverages and foods. The green tea and matcha (powdered green tea) produced here in Uji are famous for their quality not only in Japan but all over the world. Also, while visiting Uji you can see the gorgeous and famous Byodoin temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site. 

During our Uji tour we will sit down for a fantastic set lunch, and we will have a chance to experience making and drinking tea. If you find teas that you like, you will have time to choose, purchase and take home some delicious memories of your tour.

Commentary English: Audio
Included Matcha Tasting Included
Lunch In Restaurant, tea experience
Matcha Making, Wagashi Sweets and Matcha Ice Cream all featured
Shopping time
Excluded Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks, unless specified
Transportation costs
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Additional Information
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, 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, Vegetarian friendly
Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything. 
Health Items Face masks required for travelers in public areas, Face masks required for guides in public areas, Face masks provided for travelers, Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff, Social distancing enforced throughout experience, Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas, Gear/equipment sanitized between use, Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized, Guides required to regularly wash hands, Regular temperature checks for staff, Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival, Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

Operating Info

Booking Cut-off 1 days
Minimum 2 guests per booking
Maximum 10 guests per booking
Valid Only on date on reservation


Type: Starts location
Lat & Long: 34.8945418, 135.806362
Address: 7-13, Uji-Otsukata, Uji, Kyoto, 611-0021, JP
Notes: Meet up point: Meeting at entrance of Keihan Uji station 宇治駅 ( NOT the JR Uji station) Access: Uji Station - Keihan Line
End Location Address Uji, Kyoto, 611-0021
Start Location Notes 7-13, Uji-Otsukata, Uji, Kyoto, 611-0021, JP
Type: Ends location
Lat & Long: 34.8892908, 135.8076783
Address: Uji, Kyoto, 611-0021
End Location Address Uji, Kyoto, 611-0021
Start Location Notes 7-13, Uji-Otsukata, Uji, Kyoto, 611-0021, JP


Cancellation Policy: standard
Cancellation Cut-off: 7 days
Cancellation Notes: 7+ days before tour’s date: full refund of tour fees minus any processing fees. 4 to 6 days before original tour date: 50% refund of tour fees minus any processing fees. 72 hours or less prior to tour: non-refundable Arigato Japan is not responsible for cancellation conditions or fees imposed by third party tour agency or any other company through which a service was booked.


Adult 13-80 years ¥19,200 Available on request
Child 3-12 years ¥9,600 Available on request


Option Name Group Tour
Option Description Time/Days offered: 7 Days a Week, Starting at 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Monday to Sunday

Other Information

Voucher Info

• Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
• Minimum drinking age is 21 years
• Please be there 10-15 minutes before the scheduled departure time. We have a strict policy about starting our tours on the scheduled time. If you are not able to arrive at the meeting point by the departure time, the tour will start regardless and no refund will be provided. We are also unable to accommodate meeting up in any of the food stops once you've missed the start of the tour.

Confirmation necessary? No