Kyoto Tea Farm Walking Tour

Experience the true spirit of tea-making with a tour of one of Japan's oldest and most esteemed tea towns! Learn about the environment, culture and heritage of tea in a small tea town in Kyoto's mountains, dedicated to making tea for over 800 years.

Deep in the mountains of Kyoto, is a small tea town called Wazuka, considered to be one of the most beautiful villages in Japan. For over 800 years, Wazuka was chosen as a region for tea-making, with 300 families being dedicated to producing premium quality tea whose spirit is at the heart of Japanese culture.

Join this beautiful tea-farm walking tour for a peaceful retreat from the crowded cities, and a true experience of what it means to make tea. Your guide for this tour is a certified Uji Tea Sommelier with over 20 years of tour guide experience. After a drive to the heart of Wazuka and a brief orientation, you will enjoy some fine organic matcha and a local treat before taking a walk through history.

As you walk through the sweeping emerald tea fields and enjoy the fresh air and beautiful views, the guide will explain some of the unique growing techniques used by the tea farmers to produce different types of tea. You will also see and learn about many types of flora and fauna in the area, and may even have a chance to taste some unique wild vegetables or encounter numerous native animal species.

Your guide will also show you Wazaku's historical sites, local architecture, and a 1400-year-old Kitayama Sugi tree, the oldest of its kind in all of Kyoto prefecture. After the walk, you will go to a traditional tea house to enjoy locally made lunch of onigiri with delicious local tea and Japanese sweets, while enjoying the view of the tea fields


  • 10:30: Pick-up at JR.Kamo station. Matcha green tea and orientation after arriving at the venue.
  • 11:30: Walking tour through tea fields.
  • 12:45: Return to the venue for lunch.
  • 13:50: Leave Wazuka
  • 14:30: Depart at JR.Kamo station


2 Working Days
4 hours
Location Pick-up
Voucher Type
No Amendments
No Refunds

What You Get

Kyoto Tea Farm Walking Tour


  • Walking Tour
  • Guide fee
  • Japanese style onigiri lunch 
  • Organic tea souvenir
  • Pickup and dropoff at JR Kizu station

Additional information:

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes before the starting time
  • Please come in comfortable clothes and shoes suitable for hiking

Terms and Conditions

  • Changi Recommends and the appointed operator will not be responsible for any accidents, loss of property or damaged caused by individual negligence
  • The e-ticket/e-voucher cannot be exchanged for cash or used on more than one occasion
  • Any alteration(s) on the e-ticket/e-voucher will not be accepted by Changi Recommends and the appointed merchant
  • In the event of unforeseen circumstances that affects tour departure or ticket/voucher invalidity, customers will be notified and be advised accordingly

Cancellation Policy:

  • No refunds will be entertained for cancellations
  • There will be no refunds even if included items are not utilised by the visitor
  • In the event of late comers/no show, it would be considered as cancellation and no refund will be given

Upon purchase of the ticket, you will receive an email confirmation with e-ticket/e-voucher within two days. Tours and tickets are subjected to availability and are not confirmed until a second confirmation email is received.

How to Get There

Meeting point: JR Kamo Station

Meeting time: 10.30 am

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