TOUR
WESTERN JAPAN

Tea Ceremony Experience & Nishiki Market Walking Tour

Tour Code :

GU2006N2S

Departs from :

Kyoto

Tour Brand :

Kansai (Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, etc.) Walking Tour

change(s) from the previous year :

Price(Lowest) :

¥11,000 ~ (until Nov., 2021)

Overview :

1. This tour is accompanied by a National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter. Visit Kennin-ji Temple, the oldest Zen temple in Kyoto which was founded by the priest Yousai, who was known for introducing the tradition of drinking tea from China.
2. Walk around Gion, where the bustling atmosphere of Kyoto can be felt.
3. Experience first-hand Japanese culture at its most elegant with an authentic tea ceremony at Fukujuen, a long-established tea shop.
4. Walk around Nishiki Market, said to be Kyoto's kitchen, for the last leg of the tour.

Itinerary

day1

13:40- Depart from Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo (Formerly: New Miyako Hotel) Head to Kennin-ji Temple by taxi.
60(min) Kennin-ji Temple Visit Kyoto's oldest Zen temple. See elaborately designed gardens and famous cultural properties on site.
Walk around Gion 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.
40(min) Tea Ceremony Experience After learning about tea ceremony and observing tea-serving manner, enjoy some matcha green tea.
20(min) Nishiki Market Enjoy walking around Kyoto's kitchen, Nishiki Market. A selection of Kyoto's unique ingredients will surely pique your interest.
17:00-17:30 Tour ends at Nishiki Market Please head to your next destination on your own.

GU2006N2S

Remarks:Planning Company: JTB Global Marketing & Travel Inc.
Address: 2-3-14 Higashi Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
Japan Tourism Agency Registered Travel Agent (No. 1723)
A member of the Japan Association of Travel Agents
[Reception Method]
At reception, please show your reservation confirmation sheet, a printout of the reservation confirmation e-mail, or show the e-mail on your mobile device screen to staff.
[Operation Conditions/Tour Conditions]
If the minimum number of participants (2) is not met by 4 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be canceled.
[Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations]
The order of destinations visited is subject to change.
[Important Notes/Supplements: Meeting/Pick-up/Pick-up Location]
Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo (Formerly: New Miyako Hotel): 13:30
[Important Notes/Supplements: What to Wear/Bring]
This is not a bus tour. Sightseeing will be conducted on foot. Please participate in shoes which are easy to walk in.