Shizuoka Tea Factory Visit, Tea Leaf Picking Tour

Visit a tea plant in the Shizuoka countryside, go tea leaf picking, sample deep-steamed tea, and enjoy a delicious tea-themed treat in downtown Shizuoka on this special day tour

4 hours
Shizuoka

Highlights

  • Pay a visit to a communal tea factory, shared among over 50 local tea farmers
  • Go tea leaf picking, and sample local steamed tea
  • Soak up the atmosphere in a trendy downtown Shizuoka cafe which specializes in tea, tea-flavored beverages and desserts

Description

Tour a communal tea factory, and experience tea leaf picking in the Shizuoka countryside. Learn first hand about tea production from the local professionals. Sample locally produced deep-steamed tea. Have your photo taken while tea leaf picking and receive a gift of tea packet with your photo on it. Visit a contemporary cafe in downtown Shizuoka which specializes in varieties of tea, tea-flavored beverages and desserts. Join our Shizuoka tea factory visit, tea leaf picking tour and immerse yourself in the varied Japanese tea culture. 

Details

Tour Itinerary

9:00
Meet your driver guide at the South Exit of Shizuoka Station
9:00 - 9:30 Drive to Clean Tea Matsuno Co. - communal tea factory shared among over 50 tea plantation farmers
9:30 - 11:00 Tour Clean Tea Matsuno Co., go tea leaf picking in the tea plantation near the factory, enjoy steamed tea tasting. Receive a complimentary packet of tea with the photo of you tea leaf picking on it.
11:00 - 11:30 Drive back to Shizuoka City
From 11:30 Visit Cha 10 (pronounced "Chato" where "Cha" means "tea" in Japanese, and "to" means "10"), a trendy cafe in downtown Shizuoka that specializes in varieties of teas (including classic matcha used in tea ceremony) , tea-based beverages such as matcha latte and many more. Enjoy their signature matcha cake and receive a complimentary packet of tea
Tour ends at Cha 10
Feel free to explore downtown Shizuoka, such as the remains of the Sunpu Castle and the surrounding park

 

Important information

Included in price

  • Transportation
  • Guide service (until 11:30 am)
  • Complimentary packet of tea at Clean Tea Matsuno Co.
  • Matcha dessert at Cha 10

Not included

  • Transportation to/from starting/ending points of the tour
  • Any other expenses incurred by the customer

Minimum number of participants per tour is 1 person. 
Maximum number of participants per tour is 3 persons. 

Meeting point

The meeting point is at the South Exit of Shizuoka Station. 

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Organised by Japan Travel KK

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