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Japanese Tea Ceremony at Seiryo Temple with Original Sweets in Arashiyama

 

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Description

Have an enriching visit to Arashiyama as you immerse yourself in the traditional world of tea at the homey Isshinan! Watch a tea master prepare a warm cup of rich matcha green tea in a traditional ceremony experience available only on VELTRA. After touring the nature filled and history-rich area of Arashiyama, head to Isshinan tea house for a warm and relaxing tea drinking experience. Located just in front of the Seiryo temple, Feel the Japanese ambiance as you sit gently in its cozy tea room while indulging in a delicious cup. After the ceremony, head to the zen garden to take instagrammable pictures of your authentic Japanese tea drinking experience.

Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made between 7 business days (00:00 local time) to 2 business days (00:00 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 2 business days (00:00 local time) to 1 business days (00:00 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 80% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 00:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

Activity Detail

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:07-01-2019   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available Days:   All Days
Adult/Child $133 $92*$133 $92*$133 $92*$133 $92*$133 $92*$133

Inclusion

  • Use of tea ceremony tools
  • English-speaking assistant
  • Japanese-speaking guide

Min/Max Quantity To Book

  • Max Qty: 6 (Maximum tickets can be booked)

Start Timings

  • 10:00,  13:00,  15:00

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • The closest station is Arashiyama Station (Keifuku train)
    Walking: From Exit No. 2, walk straight until the first traffic light. Then, take a left turn and head straight to the second traffic light. From there, turn right and walk until you reach the main gate of the temple. It is around a 15-minute walk from Arashiyama Station.
    Bus: From Exit No. 2, walk straight until the first traffic light then take the Kyoto City Bus No. 11 to Saga-Shakado-mae. Seiryo Temple is around a 1-minute walk from where you alight.

Additional Notes

  • Please let staff know on the activity day if you will be needing a support chair..

Dressing & Items to Bring

  • Please wear or bring white socks. In case the participant has none, any color of socks will do.

Schedule

With English-Speaking Interpreter
09:55:00 Check-in at Isshinan Tea House

Day: Day1
10:00:00 Reception and Tour at Tea House
Enter the tea house with your socks on and meet the tea master who will show you the wonderful art form of the traditional Japanese tea ceremony. Feel free to ask questions about the activity or introduce yourself to them before heading to the tea room.
Day: Day1
Tea Ceremony
Sit gracefully in a Japanese sitting position (with legs folded and feet tucked under) or ask for a support chair. Wait and observe as the tea master meticulously prepares the utensils and ingredients needed to make full-bodied, flavorsome matcha green tea.
Day: Day1
Whisking of Tea
Observe how the matcha powder is gracefully whisked with a precise amount of water. Ask any questions about the techniques involved in making a delicious cup as the tea master demonstrates it right in front of you.
Day: Day1
Picture-Taking at the Zen Garden
After the ceremony, head outside to the zen garden with your cup of freshly-prepared matcha green tea and Isshinan original Japanese sweet. For a memorable photo, sit at the small room and gaze at the relaxing garden for an Instagram-worthy post. #teaceremony
Day: Day1
End Activity on Site

Day: Day1

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