Uji Walking & Tea Ceremony Tour

Uji Walking & Tea Ceremony Tour

Visit the picturesque area around Uji Bridge and World Heritage Site Byodo-in Temple.
See the magnificent Byodo-in Temple, the vibrant colors of which have been restored just as they were when the temple was built.
Experience an authentic tea ceremony in one of Japan's tea plantation areas.

Tour Details

Information

Price : Adult (age 12+)

From JPY8,900

Child (age 6-11)

From JPY7,600

 
Duration : approx. 4 hours
Departs : New Miyako Hotel [map] (08:30)
Visits :
  • [Kyoto] Uji Bridge
  • Nakanoshima Park
  • Tea Ceremony Experience at Taihoan
  • Byodo-in Temple
Includes :
  • English-speaking guide
  • Other admission fees and transportation costs included in the tour

Tour Plan

PlanMealsPrice
AdultChild
1. Uji Walking & Tea Ceremony Tour No Lunch JPY8,900 JPY7,600
※ Children (6-11 years), Infants (0-5 years. Meals, seating and other such services are not included)
Departure Dates
27 Mar - 27 Nov : Tue, Fri

Schedule

1

From Kyoto Station to Uji Station (20 min)

JR Special Rapid Service or Local Train Service (non-reserved seat)
This tour uses public transportation.. All trains have non-reserved seats. Please note that seating is not guaranteed.
2

Uji Bridge

Uji Bridge is thought to have been originally built sometime in the 7th century and is counted among the oldest bridges in Japan. A small protrusion off one side of the bridge known as san-no-ma offers great views.
3

Nakanoshima Park

Walk around this park which is built on a sandbar in the middle of the river.
The tour may be unable to drop by Nakanoshima Park in case of high water level in the Uji River, etc.
4

Tea Ceremony Experience at Taihoan (20 min)

Experience an authentic tea ceremony in the famous tea town of Uji.
5

Byodo-in Temple (50 min)

Built near the end of the Heian Era, this temple houses a Buddha statue and other images, and is surrounded by a beautiful garden. The temple is registered on the World Heritage List as a part of the Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto. An image of this temple's Phoenix Hall is featured on the 10 yen coin.
The tour may not be able to enter the Phoenix Hall at Byodo-in Temple in case of congestion. In this case, JPY300 will be refunded at the location.
6

From Uji Station to Kyoto Station (20 min)

JR Rapid/Local, non-reserved seating.

Condition

Tour Operator : JTB Japan Travel Corp.
Pickup service : Not available
Departs : New Miyako Hotel [map] (08:30)
Disband : Kyoto Station (12:45)
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 tour may not be able to enter the Phoenix Hall at Byodo-in Temple in case of congestion. In this case, JPY300 will be refunded at the location.
  • Public transportation will be used on this tour. All trains have non-reserved seats. Please note that seating is not guaranteed.
  • This is not a bus tour. Sightseeing will be conducted on foot. Please participate in shoes which are easy to walk in.
  • The order of activities and arrival times may differ depending on road conditions and congestion at destinations.
  • The tour may be unable to drop by Nakanoshima Park in case of high water level in the Uji River, etc.

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  • Byodo-in Temple
  • Uji Bridge
  • Nakanoshima Park
  • Taihoan
  • Taihoan Tea Room

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