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Tea Ceremony & Nishiki Market Walking Tour

Visit Kennjinji, the oldest Zen temple in Kyoto which was founded by the priest Yousai, known for introducing the tradition of drinking tea from China. Enjoy a stroll around Gion where the bustling atmosphere of Kyoto can be felt. Experience first-hand Japanese culture at its most elegant with an authentic tea ceremony at Fukujuen, a long-established tea shop. Walk around Nishiki Market, "the kitchen of Kyoto," for the last leg of the tour.

Tour Details

Information

Price: Adult (age 12+)
JPY10,400
Child (age 6-11)
JPY9,900
 
Duration : approx. 3 hours
Departs : New Miyako Hotel [map] (13:40)
Visits :
  • [Kyoto]

    Yume Kyoto
  • Gion
  • Nishiki Marcket
Includes :
  • English-speaking guide
  • Other admission fees and transportation costs included in the tour
  • Kimono dressing up experience
  • Hair-styling

Tour Plan

PlanMealsPrice
AdultChild
1. Tea Ceremony & Nishiki Market Walking Tour No Lunch JPY10,400 JPY9,900
※ Children (6-11 years), Infants (0-5 years. Meals, seating and other such services are not included)
Departure Dates
02 Mar - 27 Nov : Tue, Fri

Schedule

1
Kennin-ji Temple (60 min)
Visit Kyoto's oldest Zen temple. See elaborately designed gardens and famous cultural properties on site.
2
Gion (70 min)
This district developed as a major hanamachi (entertainment district with maiko girls and geiko women) and still retains the refined and elegant atmosphere of old times. Take a stroll around the area and get a taste of traditional Japanese culture.
3
Tea Ceremony Experience (40 min)
After learning about tea ceremony and observing tea-serving manner, enjoy some matcha green tea.
4
Nishiki Market (20 min)
Enjoy walking around Kyoto's kitchen, Nishiki Market. A selection of Kyoto's unique ingredients will surely pique your interest.

Condition

Tour Operator :
JTB Japan Travel Corp.
Pickup service :
Convenient pickup service is available available at major hotels in Kyoto. (see hotel list)
Departs :
New Miyako Hotel [map] (13:30)
Disband :
Nishiki Market (17:30)
Please head to your next destination on your own.
Guide :
English Speaking Guide
Participants :
Minimum 2 - Maximum 20
Meal :
Not Included
Remarks:
  • If the minimum number of participants (2) is not met by 4 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be cancelled.
  • The order of destinations visited is subject to change.
  • This is not a bus tour. Sightseeing will be conducted on foot. Please participate in shoes which are easy to walk in.

Gallery

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  • Fukujuen Tearoom
  • Kenninji Temple
  • Kenninji Temple Garden
  • Gion
  • Nishiki Marcket

Enquiry

Contact Us

  • +61 2 9264 7384
  • info@japanpackage.com.au
  • c/o Books Kinokuniya,
    Level 2 The Galeries,
    500 George Street, Sydney,
    New South Wales, Australia, 2000
  • Mon-Fri: 10:00 - 18:00
    Sat: 12:00 - 16:00
    Sun, Public Holiday: close

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