Unique Matcha Experience in Nishio: Matcha Tour and Matcha Making Experience
Duration: 2 Hour(s) (approx.)
Discover the world of Japanese tea with this amazing experience with a local English-speaking guide. From the production process to tasting, you will be able to learn everything you need to know about Nishio’s matcha.
- All at once: Tea Fields Tour, Tea Factory Tour and Matcha Making Expericence
- Make memorable this experience taking photos while wearing the tea picking traditional outfit
- Take a tour inside a long-established Green Tea factory
- Experience the taste of the high quality matcha
- English-speaking tour guide
Meeting at Aoiseicha Tea Factory
①Video introduction about matcha production process (about 10 minutes)
②Tea field tour and wearing the traditional tea picking outfit (about 25 minutes)
③Matcha Factory Tour (about 30 minutes)
④Matcha tea experience (about 45 minutes)
Nishio, is a small town located in the south-central part of Aichi Prefecture. Nishio is known for being one of the major production areas of matcha along with Uji (Kyoto) and Kyoto proper. The quality of Nishio matcha is highly recognized throughout the country and overseas.
This one day experience starts with a video introduction of the matcha production process. Your local guide will explain to you about the history of Nishio Matcha. Then, you will head to the tea fields and you will be able to take photos while wearing the traditional tea outfit. After tea field tour, you will take a brief factory tour to watch how the leaves are dried and prepared for tea-making. This will give you a good understanding of the process required to develop the harvested tea.
Once you finish the tea factory tour, you will make your matcha cup for drinking with the guidance of the local tour guide. Finally, you will be able to enjoy the green tea with sweets.
【THINGS TO NOTE】
- Time：120 minutes
- Meeting point：Aoi Seicha [MAP]
7, Kamiyashiki, Kamimachi, Nishio-shi, Aichi-ken 445-0894
From Nagoya, take Meitetsu Line for Kira Yoshida at Nagoya Station and alight at Nishio Station. 10 minutes by taxi
※If you can't find an empty taxi,please check a taxi stand on the other side of the station.
From Shin-Osaka, take Tokaido Shinkansen for Tokyo and alight at Nagoya Station
From Tokyo, take Tokaido Shinkansen for Hakata and alight at Nagoya Station
- Language support：English ( English-speaking local guide ) , Japanese
Tea field tour
Traditional tea picking outfit experience
Matcha factory tour
Tea tasting and snacks
Tea picking experience
Pickup and drop-off
- Participation requirements：Minimum age is 7 years
- Free Wi-Fi ：×
- Toilet：○ Japanese and Western-sytle
- Other things to note：
・In case of rain, please bring an umbrella.
・Depending on the sensitivity of your skin, tea leaves may cause irritative dermatitis.
・If you are late for more than 15 minutes without contacting us, the experience will be automatically canceled.
7 to 4 days before the tour date 40% of the tour price
3 to 2 days before the tour date 60% of the tour price
The day before the tour date, on the day of the tour 100% of the tour price
※Right after the online settlement is made, a cancellation fee of 10% will be incurred in case of cancellation.
※The cancellation fee includes handling charges.