• Location: Kyoto, Japan
  • Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)
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Get schooled in the movements and artistry of a traditional Japanese tea ceremony during this private, guided, 90-minute experience in Kyoto. Discover the history and utensils used in the tea ceremony, along with the history of green tea. Then observe the traditional boiling, pouring and preparing involved in the ceremony, led by a lecturer at Urasenke, one of the country’s most famous tea schools. You’ll also get the chance to try making your own powdered green tea and finish with a traditional Japanese lunch.


  • Experience a private tea ceremony plus an included Japanese lunch in Kyoto
  • Learn about the cultural history, equipment and green tea used in the traditional tea ceremony
  • Observe the typical boiling, pouring and preparing process, led by a lecturer from one of the country's most famous tea schools
  • Enjoy your tea accompanied by traditional Japanese sweets
  • Finish your tea ceremony with an included lunch of traditional Japanese fare
  • Don a kimono to up the authenticity of your tea ceremony experience

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Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2017

What a marvelous way to experience the culture of this beautiful and gracious country. Our tea master was most welcoming and knowledgeable. We truly felt a part of Japan after this luncheon and ceremony.

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